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Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U) vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 12 Pro 4G (Global 128GB/6GB)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy Note 10 vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 12 Pro 4G phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Xiaomi Redmi Note 12 Pro 4G X Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U) 22Points
6.3"
AMOLED

1080x2280

12.2
MP

10mp

8GB
RAM

Octa-core

3500
mAh

(Non removable)

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11Points Xiaomi Redmi Note 12 Pro 4G (Global 128GB/6GB) Compare Samsung Galaxy Note 10 X
6.67"
AMOLED

1080x2400

108
MP

16mp

6GB
RAM

Octa-core

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U)

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-N970U)} 22 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U) vs Redmi Note 12 Pro 4G (Global 128GB/6GB)} 11 Advantages Xiaomi Redmi Note 12 Pro 4G (Global 128GB/6GB)
+2.84GHz 64bit Octa-core (7nm)21%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.3GHz 64bit Octa-core (8nm)
+8GB LPDDR4X33%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs6GB LPDDR4X
+256GB (230GB available)128%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs128GB (101GB available)
+UFS 3.0Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vsUFS 2.2
+168 grams (5.88 ounces)20%
Lighter
vs202 grams (7.07 ounces)
+7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)3%
Thinner
vs8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)
+Aluminum frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
vsPlastic body, glass front
+Dynamic AMOLEDAdvantage
Dynamic AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsAMOLED
+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)27%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/1.9 (aperture)
+(front) 4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
+(4G LTE-A) 2000 Mbps150%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G LTE-A) 800 Mbps
+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+BarometerAdvantage
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
+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax [wifi6]Advantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax [wifi6] is newer and faster
vs802.11 a/b/g/n/ac [wifi5]
+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
Not supportedvs+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
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+6.67"6%
Larger screen
(triple camera) 12.2MP + 12MP + 16MPvs+(quad camera) 108MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP199%
Higher resolution main camera
1/2.55" inchesvs+1/1.52" inches68%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
(front) 10MPvs+(front) 16MP59%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
3500 mAhvs+5000 mAh43%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
25Wvs+67W168%
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)
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)Advantage
You can have more mobile carriers/operators on the same device.
Type-C reversible connectorvs+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores

24 Common items in both devices
HDR10+ / Dolby Vision
16 million
LED flash
PDAF: phase detection autofocus on both cameras / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
HDR photo/video on both cameras / HDR photo on both cameras
4K UHD (3840x2160)
Android 12
+17 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U)Redmi Note 12 Pro 4G (Global 128GB/6GB)
ModelGalaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U)Redmi Note 12 Pro 4G (Global 128GB/6GB)
Other model namesSamsung Galaxy Note10 SM-N970U (Snapdragon)Redmi Note 12 Pro 4G 2209116AG
Country or region availableUSA
USA
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandSamsungXiaomi
Release date8/23/2019, Announced: 8/7/20194/11/2023, Announced: 3/3/2023
Depth7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)
Size (width x height)71.8 x 151 millimeters (2.83 x 5.94 in)76.1 x 164.2 millimeters (3 x 6.46 in)
Weight168 grams (5.88 ounces)202 grams (7.07 ounces)
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: water-resistant up to 1.5 meters for 30min and dust-resistantNot supported

📲 Display

Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U)Redmi Note 12 Pro 4G (Global 128GB/6GB)
Display typeDynamic AMOLEDAMOLED
Screen size6.3" inches6.67" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~91.4% (screen-to-body ratio)~86% (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
Refresh rate60Hz120Hz
Display featuresHDR10+
Always-On Display
700nits[typ], 1100nits[peak]
Dolby Vision

🤖 Operating System

Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U)Redmi Note 12 Pro 4G (Global 128GB/6GB)
System versionAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 11
Firmware updateAndroid 12Android 12
User InterfaceOne UI 2.0 / 3.1 / 4.0MIUI 13 / 14

⚙️ Processor

Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U)Redmi Note 12 Pro 4G (Global 128GB/6GB)
Chipset64bit: Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 (SM8150) (7nm)64bit: Qualcomm Snapdragon 732G (SM7150-AC) (8nm)
CPUOcta-core, 3 processors:
1x 2.84GHz Kryo 485 (Single-core)
3x 2.42GHz Kryo 485 (Triple-core)
4x 1.78GHz Kryo 485 (Quad-core)
Octa-core, 2 processors:
2x 2.3GHz Kryo 470 Gold (Dual-core)
6x 1.8GHz Kryo 470 Silver (Hexa-core)
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 640 (585MHz)Qualcomm Adreno 618
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredAnTuTu: 354872 (v9)

💽 Memory and storage

Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U)Redmi Note 12 Pro 4G (Global 128GB/6GB)
RAM memory8GB LPDDR4X6GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage256GB (230GB available)
UFS 3.0
128GB (101GB available)
UFS 2.2
External storageNot supportedUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)

📶 Mobile networks

Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U)Redmi Note 12 Pro 4G (Global 128GB/6GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum Download / Upload2000/150 Mbps800/150 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bands Expand band details Collapse details
GSM MHz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat20 (Bands [waiting])
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41)
LTE Cat15 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedLTE Cat15 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A

📷 Camera

Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U)Redmi Note 12 Pro 4G (Global 128GB/6GB)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
12.2 megapixels
12MP telephoto f/2.11/3.6"52mm1.0µmPDAFOIS2x-optical-zoom
16MP ultrawide f/2.212mm1.0µm
(quad camera)
108 megapixels
8MP ultrawide 120°
2MP macro f/2.4
2MP depth f/2.4
Main camera resolution4032x3024 pixels12000x9000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.5 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal length27mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2.55" inches1/1.52" 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 on both cameras
Camera extras1080p@240fps
720p@960fps
4K@30fps
1080p@30/60fps
720p@30fps

📸 Front camera

Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U)Redmi Note 12 Pro 4G (Global 128GB/6GB)
Front camera (secondary)10 megapixels16 megapixels
Front camera resolution3872x2592 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (secondary)4K UHD (3840x2160)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.4 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel size1.22µm pixelfeature not registered

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U)Redmi Note 12 Pro 4G (Global 128GB/6GB)
LoudspeakerStereo sound
32-bit/384kHz
Dolby Atmos
Tuned by AKG
Stereo sound with dual speakers
Dolby Atmos
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
RadioFMFM
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

Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U)Redmi Note 12 Pro 4G (Global 128GB/6GB)
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/LE5.0 + 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 [wifi5] (2.4GHz, 5GHz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNASupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
NFCSupportedSupported
Infrared portNot supportedSupported

🧭 Sensors

Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U)Redmi Note 12 Pro 4G (Global 128GB/6GB)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient light sensor
ANT+
Barometer
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Gesture
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient light sensor
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U)Redmi Note 12 Pro 4G (Global 128GB/6GB)
Battery typeLi-Ion: lithium-ion (Non removable)LiPo: li-ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity3500 mAh5000 mAh
Charger, watts25W Wired fast charging
USB Power Delivery 3.0
67W Wired fast charging
Inductive / wireless charging12W Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
4.5W Reverse wireless charging
Not supported
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

➕ Other features

Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U)Redmi Note 12 Pro 4G (Global 128GB/6GB)
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)
• Bixby
• Samsung DeX
• Samsung Pay (MST, NFC)
• Colors: Graphite Gray, Polar White, Star Blue, Ice blue

☢️ Radiation rate

Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U)Redmi Note 12 Pro 4G (Global 128GB/6GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.34W/kg (head), 1.59W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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