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Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U1) vs LG Velvet 5G (G900UM1)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy Note 10 vs LG Velvet 5G phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare LG Velvet 5G XSamsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U1)17Points
Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U1)
6.3"
AMOLED

1080x2280

12.2
MP

10mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3500
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
LG Velvet 5G (G900UM1)
6.8"
POLED

1080x2460

48
MP

16mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4300
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U1)

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-N970U1)17 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U1)vsVelvet 5G (G900UM1)11 Advantages LG Velvet 5G (G900UM1)
+2.84Ghz 64bit Octa-Core10%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.4Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
+8GB LPDDR4X33%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs6GB LPDDR4X
+256GB (230GB available)130%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs128GB (100GB available)
+UFS 3.0Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vsUFS 2.1
+168 grams (5.88 ounces)7%
Lighter
vs180 grams (6.3 ounces)
+Dynamic AMOLEDAdvantage
Dynamic AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsP-OLED
+HDR10+Advantage
The HDR10+ display provides vibrant colors and more details
vsHDR10
+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
+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
vsNot supported
+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
+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) Wifi6 + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) Wifi6 + MIMO is newer and faster
vs802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
+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
Not supportedvs+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
1080x2280 pixelsvs+1080x2460 pixels8%
Higher resolution screen
6.3"vs+6.8"8%
Larger screen
(triple camera) 12.2MP + 12MP + 16MPvs+(triple camera) 48MP + 8MP + 5MP52%
Higher resolution main camera
1/2.55" inchesvs+1/2" inches28%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
(front) 10MPvs+(front) 16MP59%
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+4300 mAh23%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
5.0 + A2DP/LEvs+5.1 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.1 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
IP68 certifiedvs+IP68 certified, MIL-STD-810G military certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

32 Common items in both devices
7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Aluminum frame, glass front/back
60Hz
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
+25 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresSamsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U1)LG Velvet 5G (G900UM1)
ModelGalaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U1)Velvet 5G (G900UM1)
Other model namesSamsung Galaxy Note10 SM-N970U1 Unlocked (Snapdragon)LG Velvet 5G LMG900UM1, LM-G900UM1 (AT&T)
Country or region availableUSA
USA
USA
USA
BrandSamsungLG
Release dateAugust, 2019May, 2020
Depth7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)71.8 x 151 millimeters (2.83 x 5.94 in)74.1 x 167.08 millimeters (2.92 x 6.58 in)
Weight168 grams (5.88 ounces)180 grams (6.3 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30minIP68 certified: dust/water proof over 1.5 meter and 30min.
MIL-STD-810G military certified: salt, dust, humidity, rain, vibration, solar radiation, transport and thermal shock resistant.
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U1)LG Velvet 5G (G900UM1)
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 10
Firmware updateAndroid 10feature not registered
HardwareSamsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U1)LG Velvet 5G (G900UM1)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SDM855 (7nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G SDM765 (7nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 3 processors:
2.84Ghz Single-Core Kryo 485
2.42Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 485
1.78Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 485
Octa-Core, 3 processors:
2.4Ghz Single-Core Kryo 475 Prime
2.2Ghz Single-Core Kryo 475 Gold
1.8Ghz Hexa-Core Kryo 475 Silver
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 640Qualcomm Adreno 620
RAM memory8GB LPDDR4X6GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage256GB (230GB available)
UFS 3.0
128GB (100GB available)
UFS 2.1
External storageNot supportedUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U1)LG Velvet 5G (G900UM1)
Display typeDynamic AMOLEDP-OLED
Screen size6.3" inches6.8" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~91.4% (screen-to-body ratio)~88.7% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2280 pixels (19:9)1080x2460 pixels (20.5:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)400 PPI395 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Gorilla Glass 5
Display features60Hz, HDR10+60Hz, HDR10
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U1)LG Velvet 5G (G900UM1)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload2000/150 Mbps2000/100 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 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat20 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 46, 48, 66, 71)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41)
LTE Cat18 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 12, 14, 20, 29, 30, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40, 41, 46)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedSA/NSA/Sub6 (2, 5)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSA
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-N970U1)LG Velvet 5G (G900UM1)
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, Voice commands
CameraSamsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U1)LG Velvet 5G (G900UM1)
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)
48 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.2120º15mm1/4.0"1.12µm
5MP depthf/2.4
Main camera resolution4032x3024 pixels8000x6000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.5 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length27mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/2.55" inches1/2" inches
Pixel size1.4µm pixel0.8µm 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 sensorSupportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo/video on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U1)LG Velvet 5G (G900UM1)
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/1.9 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens29mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/3.06" inches
Pixel size1.22µm pixel1µm pixel
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U1)LG Velvet 5G (G900UM1)
RadioFMNot 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
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U1)LG Velvet 5G (G900UM1)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)USB Type-C SlimPort®
Audio outputType-C reversible connector3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.1 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) Wifi6 + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNASupportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U1)LG Velvet 5G (G900UM1)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Gesture
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
ANT+
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
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, Silver, White, Sunset, Green, Red, Pink
- LG UX 9
- DTS:X 3D sound
- Detachable LG Dual-Screen (optional)
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U1)LG Velvet 5G (G900UM1)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity3500 mAh4300 mAh
Charger, watts25W Fast battery charging
12W Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
9W Reverse wireless charging between devices
USB Power Delivery 3.0
25W Fast battery charging
9W WPC/Qi Wireless charging
Quick Charge 4+
USB Power Delivery 3.0
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered1920 minutes | 32 hours | 1.3 days
Standbyfeature not registered30000 minutes | 500 hours | 20.8 days
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U1)LG Velvet 5G (G900UM1)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.34W/kg (head) | 1.59W/kg (body)0.95W/kg (head) | 1.12W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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