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Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970F) vs Samsung Galaxy S21+

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy Note 10 vs Samsung Galaxy S21+ Plus phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy S21+ Plus XSamsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970F)04Points
Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970F)
6.3"
AMOLED

1080x2280

12.2
MP

10mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3500
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Samsung Galaxy S21+
6.7"
AMOLED

1080x2400

12.2
MP

10mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4800
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy S21+

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970F)4 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970F)vsGalaxy S21+15 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S21+
+256GB (230GB available)121%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs128GB (104GB available)
+168 grams (5.88 ounces)19%
Lighter
vs200 grams (7 ounces)
+400 PPI2%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs393 PPI
+f/1.5 (aperture)20%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/1.8 (aperture)
2.73GHz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2.9GHz 64bit Octa-Core16%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
8GB LPDDR4Xvs+8GB LPDDR5Advantage
This RAM type is better and more efficient.
7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)vs+7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)1%
Thinner
60Hzvs+120Hz100%
The display reproduces more frames per second because the frequency (Hertz) is higher, improves fluidity and tires your eyes less.
1080x2280 pixelsvs+1080x2400 pixels5%
Higher resolution screen
6.3"vs+6.7"6%
Larger screen
(triple camera) 12.2MP + 12MP + 16MPvs+(triple camera) 12.2MP + 64MP + 12MP119%
Higher resolution main camera
1/2.55" inchesvs+1/1.76" inches45%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
4K UHD (3840x2160)vs+8K UHD (7680x4320)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
4G+ LTE-Avs+5G NRAdvantage
The 5G NR network is newer and faster
(4G+ LTE-A) 2000 Mbpsvs+(5G NR) 5000 Mbps150%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
3500 mAhvs+4800 mAh37%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
1 slot (Single-SIM)vs+2 slots (Dual-SIM) + e-SIM (Eletronic)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
Not supportedvs+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Govs+USB 3.2 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.

41 Common items in both devices
UFS 3.0
Aluminum frame, glass front/back
Dynamic AMOLED
HDR10+
16 million
LED flash
Digital and optical zoom
+34 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970F)Samsung Galaxy S21+
ModelGalaxy Note 10 (SM-N970F)Galaxy S21+
Other model namesSamsung Galaxy Note10 SM-N970F Single-Sim (Exynos)Galaxy S21 Plus 5G SM-G996B/DS
Country or region available(Europe)
(Europe)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release date8/23/2019, Announced: 8/7/20191/29/2021, Announced: 1/14/2021
Depth7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)71.8 x 151 millimeters (2.83 x 5.94 in)75.6 x 161.5 millimeters (2.98 x 6.36 in)
Weight168 grams (5.88 ounces)200 grams (7 ounces)
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: water-resistant up to 1.5 meters for 30min and dust-resistantIP68 certified: water-resistant up to 1.5 meters for 30min and dust-resistant

🤖 Operating System

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970F)Samsung Galaxy S21+
System versionAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 11
Firmware updateAndroid 11feature not registered
User Interfacefeature not registeredOne UI 3.1

⚙️ Processor

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970F)Samsung Galaxy S21+
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 9825 (7nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 2100 (5nm)
CPUOcta-Core, 3 processors:
2.73GHz Dual-Core Mongoose M4
2.4GHz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A75
1.9GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A55
Octa-Core, 3 processors:
2.9GHz Single-Core ARM Cortex-X1
2.8GHz Triple-Core ARM Cortex-A78
2.2GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A55
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G76 MP12 (754MHz)ARM Mali-G78 MP14 (854MHz)
Performance (benchmark)AnTuTu: 347082 (v7)AnTuTu: 622276 (v8)
Geekbench: 3476 (v5.1)
GFXBench: 54fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)

💽 Memory and storage

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970F)Samsung Galaxy S21+
RAM memory8GB LPDDR4X8GB LPDDR5
Internal storage256GB (230GB available)
UFS 3.0
128GB (104GB available)
UFS 3.0
External storageNot supportedNot supported

📲 Display

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970F)Samsung Galaxy S21+
Display typeDynamic AMOLEDDynamic AMOLED
Screen size6.3" inches6.7" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~91.4% (screen-to-body ratio)~88.8% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2280 pixels (19:9)1080x2400 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)400 PPI393 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Gorilla Glass Victus
Display features60Hz
HDR10+
120Hz, 1300nits[peak]
HDR10+
Always-On Display

📶 Mobile networks

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970F)Samsung Galaxy S21+
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF) + e-SIM
Maximum download/upload2000/150 Mbps5000/1920 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G, 5G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM MHz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1900/2100CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat20 (Bands [waiting])
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41)
LTE Cat24 ()
TD-LTE ()
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedSA/NSA/Sub6 ()
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSA, 5G NR
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedLTE Cat24 ()
TD-LTE ()
VoLTE
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A

📷 Camera

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970F)Samsung Galaxy S21+
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
12.2 megapixels
12MP telephotof/2.11/3.6"52mm1.0µmPDAFOIS2x-optical-zoom
16MP ultrawidef/2.212mm1.0µm
(triple camera)
12.2 megapixels
64MP telephotof/2.029mm1/1.72"0.8µmPDAFOIS1.1x-optical-zoom3x-hybrid-zoom
12MP ultrawidef/2.213mm120°1/2.55"1.4µmSuper-Steady-video
Main camera resolution4032x3024 pixels4032x3024 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps8K UHD (7680x4320) 24 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.5 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length27mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/2.55" inches1/1.76" inches
Pixel size1.4µm pixel1.8µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus on both camerasPDAF: phase detection autofocus on both cameras
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS (2-axis): Optical stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomDigital and optical zoomDigital and optical zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedSupported
HDRHDR photo/video on both camerasHDR photo/video on both cameras
Camera extrasfeature not registered4K@60fps
1080p@240fps
720p@960fps

📸 Front camera

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970F)Samsung Galaxy S21+
Front camera (secondary)10 megapixels10 megapixels
Front camera resolution3872x2592 pixels3872x2592 pixels
Video recording (secondary)4K UHD (3840x2160)4K UHD (3840x2160)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/3.24" inches
Pixel size1.22µm pixel1.22µm pixel

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970F)Samsung Galaxy S21+
LoudspeakerSupportedStereo sound
32-bit/384kHz
Dolby Atmos
Tuned by AKG
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
RadioNot supportedFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970F)Samsung Galaxy S21+
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 3.2 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
Audio outputType-C reversible connectorType-C reversible connector
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)USB Type-C (reversible)
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNASupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
NFCSupportedSupported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970F)Samsung Galaxy S21+
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
ANT+
Barometer
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Gesture
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
ANT+
Barometer
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Gesture
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970F)Samsung Galaxy S21+
Battery typeLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity3500 mAh4800 mAh
Charger, watts25W Fast battery charging
12W Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
4.5W Reverse wireless charging between devices
USB Power Delivery 3.0
25W Fast battery charging
15W Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
4.5W Reverse wireless charging between devices
USB Power Delivery 3.0
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

➕ Other features

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970F)Samsung Galaxy S21+
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Hands-free callingSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
Miscellaneous- Colors: Black, White, Pink, Red, Glow
- Ultrasonic fingerprint sensor
- Stylus Pen (Bluetooth integration)
- One UI
- Always-on display
- 32-bit/384kHz audio
- Dolby Atmos/AKG sound
- Bixby
- Samsung DeX
- Samsung Pay (MST, NFC)
- Colors: Phantom Black, Silver, Gold, Red, Violet, Pink
- Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard)
- Samsung DeX

☢️ Radiation rate

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970F)Samsung Galaxy S21+
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.85W/kg (head), 1.08W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.209W/kg (head), 1.523W/kg (body)0.541W/kg (head), 1.335W/kg (body)
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