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Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U) vs ZTE Maven 3

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Samsung Galaxy Note 10 vs ZTE Maven 3 phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare ZTE Maven 3 XSamsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U)34Points
Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U)
6.3"
AMOLED

1080x2280

12.2
MP

10mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3500
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
ZTE Maven 3
5"
IPS

480x854

5
MP

2mp

1GB
RAM

32bit Quad

2115
mAh

(Removable)

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

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal, so don't just evaluate it. Our goal is to help, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which is the best! Comment!

Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U)34 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U)vsMaven 34 Advantages ZTE Maven 3
+2.84Ghz 64bit Octa-Core3 times
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.1Ghz 32bit Quad-Core
+8GB LPDDR4X7 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
vs1GB LPDDR3
+256GB (230GB user free)57 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs8GB (4GB user free)
+UFS 3.0Advantage
Fastest write and read storage
vseMMC 4.5
+7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)25%
Thinner
vs9.9 millimeters (0.39 inches)
+Aluminum frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
vsPlastic body, glass front
+Dynamic AMOLEDAdvantage
This device has a Dynamic AMOLED screen, which are brighter and more vivid
vsTFT LCD IPS
+1080x2280 pixels5 times
Higher resolution screen
vs480x854 pixels
+400 PPI104%
Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs196 PPI
+6.3"26%
Larger screen
vs5"
+(triple camera) 12.2MP + 12MP + 16MP7 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 5MP
+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
vsOnly digital zoom
+PDAF: phase detection autofocus on both camerasAdvantage
You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focus
vsAutofocus
+OIS (2-axis): Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
vsEIS: Digital stabilization
+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
vsNot supported
+HDR photo/video on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
vsHDR photo only main camera
+(front) 10MP4 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 2MP
+4K UHD (3840x2160)8 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsHD (1280x720)
+(front) 4K UHD (3840x2160)26 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) VGA (640x480)
+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 7.1.1 Nougat
+(4G+ LTE-A) 2000 Mbps12 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G LTE) 150 Mbps
+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Fingerprint (under display)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+3500 mAh65%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs2115 mAh
+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)Advantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) is newer and faster
vs802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device
vsNot supported
+5.0 version A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 version A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs4.2 version A2DP
+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
vsNot supported
+USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
More speed data transfer as mp3 and photos via USB
vsMicroUSB 2.0
+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 64GB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
168 grams (5.88 ounces)vs+157 grams (5.5 ounces)7%
Lighter
Type-C reversible connectorvs+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
Li-Ion (Non removable)vs+Li-Ion (Removable)Advantage
Removable battery can be replaced easily

16 Common items in both devices
16 million
LED flash
4G+ LTE-A / 4G LTE
Capacitive
Multitouch
Accelerometer
Proximity
+9 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresSamsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U)ZTE Maven 3
ModelGalaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U)Maven 3
Other model namesSamsung Galaxy Note10 SM-N970U (Snapdragon)AT&T ZTE Maven 3 Z835
Country or region availableUSA
USA
USAMexico
USA, Mexico
BrandSamsungZTE
Release dateAugust, 2019August, 2017
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)72.39 x 145.542 millimeters (2.85 x 5.73 in)
Weight168 grams (5.88 ounces)157 grams (5.5 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30minNot supported
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U)ZTE Maven 3
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 7.1.1 Nougat
Firmware updateAndroid 10feature not registered
HardwareSamsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U)ZTE Maven 3
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SDM855 (7nm)32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 MSM8909 (28nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 3 processors:
2.84Ghz Single-Core Kryo 485
2.42Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 485
1.78Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 485
1.1Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A7
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 640Qualcomm Adreno 304
RAM memory8GB LPDDR4X1GB LPDDR3
Internal storage256GB (230GB user free)
UFS 3.0
8GB (4GB user free)
eMMC 4.5
External storageNot supportedUntil 64GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U)ZTE Maven 3
Display typeDynamic AMOLEDTFT LCD IPS
Screen size6.3" inches5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~91.4% (screen-to-body ratio)~65.4% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution1080x2280 pixels480x854 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)400 PPI196 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Not supported
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U)ZTE Maven 3
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload2000/150 Mbps150/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse 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 850/1900
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat20 (Bands [waiting])
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41)
LTE Cat4 (Bands 2, 4, 5, 12)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
CallingSamsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U)ZTE Maven 3
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder
CameraSamsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U)ZTE Maven 3
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
12.2 megapixels
12MP telephoto (f/2.1 1/3.6" 52mm 1.0µm PDAF OIS 2x-zoom)
16MP ultrawide (f/2.2, 12mm 1.0µm)
5 megapixels
Main camera resolution4032x3024 pixels2560x1920 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fpsHD (1280x720) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.5 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal length27mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2.55" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.4µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus on both camerasAutofocus
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 sensorSupportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo/video on both camerasHDR photo only main camera
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U)ZTE Maven 3
Front camera (secondary)10 megapixels2 megapixels
Front camera resolution3872x2592 pixels1600x1200 pixels
Video recording (secondary)4K UHD (3840x2160)VGA (640x480)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel size1.22µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U)ZTE Maven 3
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.264, H.263
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U)ZTE Maven 3
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio outputType-C reversible connector3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 version A2DP/LE4.2 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U)ZTE Maven 3
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Gesture
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint (under display)
ANT+
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Other features- Colors: Black, White, Pink, Red, Glow
- Ultrasonic fingerprint sensor
- Stylus Pen (Bluetooth integration)
- One UI
- Always-on display
- 19:9 ratio and HDR10+ display
- 32-bit/384kHz audio
- Dolby Atmos/AKG sound
- Bixby
- Samsung DeX
- Samsung Pay (MST, NFC)
- ANT+
- USB Power Delivery 3.0
- Wireless charging: 20W
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black
- LED notification
- HAC M3/T3
- WiFi hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U)ZTE Maven 3
BatteryLi-Ion (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging
Reverse wireless charging between devices
Li-Ion (Removable)
Battery capacity3500 mAh2115 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)25Wfeature not registered
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered1080 minutes | 18 hours | 0.8 day
Standbyfeature not registered17280 minutes | 288 hours | 12 days
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U)ZTE Maven 3
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