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Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970F) vs Xiaomi Black Shark 4S Pro (256GB/12GB)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy Note 10 vs Xiaomi Black Shark 4S Pro phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Xiaomi Black Shark 4S Pro XSamsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970F)13Points
Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970F)
6.3"
AMOLED

1080x2280

12.2
MP

10mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3500
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
15PointsXiaomi Black Shark 4S Pro (256GB/12GB)Compare Samsung Galaxy Note 10 X
Xiaomi Black Shark 4S Pro (256GB/12GB)
6.67"
AMOLED

1080x2400

64
MP

20mp

12GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4500
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Xiaomi Black Shark 4S Pro (256GB/12GB)

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)13 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970F)vsBlack Shark 4S Pro (256GB/12GB)15 Advantages Xiaomi Black Shark 4S Pro (256GB/12GB)
+168 grams (5.88 ounces)31%
Lighter
vs220 grams (7.7 ounces)
+7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)25%
Thinner
vs9.9 millimeters (0.39 inches)
+400 PPI1%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs395 PPI
+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
vsOnly digital zoom
+OIS (2-axis): Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
vsEIS: Digital stabilization
+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)
+(front) 4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)Advantage
Wireless charging is another way to charge the battery.
vsNot supported
+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
vsNot supported
+USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
vsUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
+Gorilla Glass 5Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
2.73GHz 64bit Octa-Corevs+3GHz 64bit Octa-Core25%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
8GB LPDDR4Xvs+12GB LPDDR550%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
UFS 3.0vs+UFS 3.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
60Hzvs+144Hz140%
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+6.67"6%
Larger screen
(triple camera) 12.2MP + 12MP + 16MPvs+(triple camera) 64MP + 8MP + 5MP92%
Higher resolution main camera
1/2.55" inchesvs+1/1.97" inches29%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
(front) 10MPvs+(front) 20MP98%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
4G+ LTE-Avs+5G SA/NSAAdvantage
The 5G SA/NSA network is newer and faster
Type-C reversible connectorvs+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
3500 mAhvs+4500 mAh29%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
25Wvs+120W4 times
More power (watts) to charge the battery faster. Sometimes, the charger that comes with the device doesn't have the same power supported by the device. Check before you buy it.
1 slot (Single-SIM)vs+2 slots (Dual-SIM)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
5.0 + A2DP/LEvs+5.2 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.2 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster

31 Common items in both devices
256GB (230GB available) / 256GB (221GB available)
Aluminum frame, glass front/back / Aluminum body, glass front, plastic back
Dynamic AMOLED / Super AMOLED
HDR10+
16 million
LED flash
PDAF: phase detection autofocus on both cameras / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
+24 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970F)Xiaomi Black Shark 4S Pro (256GB/12GB)
ModelGalaxy Note 10 (SM-N970F)Black Shark 4S Pro (256GB/12GB)
Other model namesSamsung Galaxy Note10 SM-N970F Single-Sim (Exynos)Black Shark 4S Pro (256GB+12GB RAM), 黑鲨4S Pro
Country or region available(Europe)
(Europe)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandSamsungXiaomi
Release date8/23/2019, Announced: 8/7/201910/16/2021, Announced: 10/13/2021
Depth7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)9.9 millimeters (0.39 inches)
Size (width x height)71.8 x 151 millimeters (2.83 x 5.94 in)76.21 x 163.69 millimeters (3 x 6.44 in)
Weight168 grams (5.88 ounces)220 grams (7.7 ounces)
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backAluminum body, glass front, plastic back
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: water-resistant up to 1.5 meters for 30min and dust-resistantNot supported

🤖 Operating System

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970F)Xiaomi Black Shark 4S Pro (256GB/12GB)
System versionAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 11
Firmware updateAndroid 11feature not registered
User Interfacefeature not registeredJoy UI 12

⚙️ Processor

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970F)Xiaomi Black Shark 4S Pro (256GB/12GB)
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 9825 (7nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 888+ (SM8350-AC) (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:
3GHz Single-Core Kryo 680
2.42GHz Triple-Core Kryo 680
1.8GHz Quad-Core Kryo 680
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G76 MP12 (754MHz)Qualcomm Adreno 660 (840MHz)
Performance (benchmark)AnTuTu: 347082 (v7)feature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970F)Xiaomi Black Shark 4S Pro (256GB/12GB)
RAM memory8GB LPDDR4X12GB LPDDR5
Internal storage256GB (230GB available)
UFS 3.0
256GB (221GB available)
UFS 3.1
External storageNot supportedNot supported

📲 Display

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970F)Xiaomi Black Shark 4S Pro (256GB/12GB)
Display typeDynamic AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size6.3" inches6.67" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~91.4% (screen-to-body ratio)~86.1% (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 PPI395 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Not supported
Display features60Hz
HDR10+
144Hz, 1300nits[peak]
HDR10+
Always-On Display

📶 Mobile networks

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970F)Xiaomi Black Shark 4S Pro (256GB/12GB)
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)
Maximum download/upload2000/150 Mbps2000/1024 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, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1900/2100CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat20 (Bands [waiting])
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41)
LTE Cat20 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedSA/NSA (1, 3, 8, 28, 41, 77, 78, 79)
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
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedUMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedLTE Cat20 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A

📷 Camera

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970F)Xiaomi Black Shark 4S Pro (256GB/12GB)
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)
64 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.2120°1/4"1.12µm
5MP macrof/2.4AF
Main camera resolution4032x3024 pixels10120x6328 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.5 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length27mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/2.55" inches1/1.97" inches
Pixel size1.4µm pixel0.7µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus on both camerasPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS (2-axis): Optical stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomDigital and optical zoomOnly digital 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 registered1080p@960fps

📸 Front camera

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970F)Xiaomi Black Shark 4S Pro (256GB/12GB)
Front camera (secondary)10 megapixels20 megapixels
Front camera resolution3872x2592 pixels5184x3840 pixels
Video recording (secondary)4K UHD (3840x2160)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.5 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel size1.22µm pixel0.8µm pixel

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970F)Xiaomi Black Shark 4S Pro (256GB/12GB)
LoudspeakerSupportedStereo sound with dual speakers
24-bit/192kHz
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
RadioNot supportedNot supported
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)Xiaomi Black Shark 4S Pro (256GB/12GB)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
Audio outputType-C reversible connector3.5mm jack
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)USB Type-C (reversible)
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.2 + 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
DLNASupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSS
NFCSupportedSupported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970F)Xiaomi Black Shark 4S Pro (256GB/12GB)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
ANT+
Barometer
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Gesture
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Barometer
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970F)Xiaomi Black Shark 4S Pro (256GB/12GB)
Battery typeLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity3500 mAh4500 mAh
Charger, watts25W Fast battery charging
12W Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
4.5W Reverse wireless charging between devices
USB Power Delivery 3.0
120W Fast battery charging
Reverse charging USB between devices
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

➕ Other features

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970F)Xiaomi Black Shark 4S Pro (256GB/12GB)
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: Black, White
- Liquid Cooling System
- Physical pop-up gaming triggers

☢️ Radiation rate

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970F)Xiaomi Black Shark 4S Pro (256GB/12GB)
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)feature not registered
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