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Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970W) vs LG V10 (H960TR)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy Note 10 vs LG V10 phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare LG V10 XSamsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970W)26Points
Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970W)
6.3"
AMOLED

1080x2280

12.2
MP

10mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3500
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
LG V10 (H960TR)
5.7"
IPS

1440x2560

16
MP

5mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Hexa

3000
mAh

(Removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970W)

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-N970W)26 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970W)vsV10 (H960TR)7 Advantages LG V10 (H960TR)
+2.84GHz 64bit Octa-Core71%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.8GHz 64bit Hexa-Core
+8GB LPDDR4X100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs4GB LPDDR3
+256GB (230GB available)4 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs64GB (51GB available)
+UFS 3.0Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vseMMC 5.0
+168 grams (5.88 ounces)14%
Lighter
vs192 grams (6.72 ounces)
+7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)9%
Thinner
vs8.6 millimeters (0.34 inches)
+Aluminum frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
vsStainless steel and plastic frame, glass front, plastic back
+Dynamic AMOLEDAdvantage
Dynamic AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT IPS LCD
+6.3"11%
Larger screen
vs5.7"
+(triple camera) 12.2MP + 12MP + 16MP153%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 16MP
+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
vsOnly digital zoom
+HDR photo/video on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
vsHDR photo/video only main camera
+1/2.55" inches2%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
vs1/2.6" inches
+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)
+Android 11Advantage
Android 11 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 7.0 Nougat
+(4G+ LTE-A) 2000 Mbps6 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps
+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+3500 mAh17%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3000 mAh
+25W39%
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.
vs18W
+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
vs802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs4.1 + A2DP
+USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
vsMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
vsMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
Not supportedvs+Until 256GB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
1080x2280 pixelsvs+1440x2560 pixels50%
Higher resolution screen
400 PPIvs+515 PPI29%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
(front) 10MPvs+(dual front camera) 5MP + 5MP1%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Type-C reversible connectorvs+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)vs+Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)Advantage
Removable battery can be replaced easily
IP68 certifiedvs+MIL-STD-810G military certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

25 Common items in both devices
16 million
LED flash
PDAF: phase detection autofocus on both cameras / LDAF: laser detection autofocus
OIS (2-axis): Optical stabilization / OIS: Optical stabilization
BSI sensor
4K UHD (3840x2160)
4G+ LTE-A
+18 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970W)LG V10 (H960TR)
ModelGalaxy Note 10 (SM-N970W)V10 (H960TR)
Other model namesSamsung Galaxy Note10 SM-N970W (Snapdragon)LG V10 LG-H960TR, LGH960TR, LG HPF
Country or region availableCanada
Canada
Turkey
Turkey
BrandSamsungLG
Release date8/23/2019, Announced: 8/7/201910/8/2015
Depth7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)8.6 millimeters (0.34 inches)
Size (width x height)71.8 x 151 millimeters (2.83 x 5.94 in)79.3 x 159.6 millimeters (3.12 x 6.28 in)
Weight168 grams (5.88 ounces)192 grams (6.72 ounces)
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backStainless steel and plastic frame, glass front, plastic back
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: water-resistant up to 1.5 meters for 30min and dust-resistantMIL-STD-810G military certified: salt, dust, humidity, rain, vibration, solar radiation, transport and thermal shock resistant.

🤖 Operating System

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970W)LG V10 (H960TR)
System versionAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 5.1.1 Lollipop
Firmware updateAndroid 11Android 7.0 Nougat
User Interfacefeature not registeredfeature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970W)LG V10 (H960TR)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 (SM8150) (7nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 MSM8992 (20nm)
CPUOcta-Core, 3 processors:
2.84GHz Single-Core Kryo 485
2.42GHz Triple-Core Kryo 485
1.78GHz Quad-Core Kryo 485
Hexa-Core, 2 processors:
1.8GHz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A57
1.4GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 640 (585MHz)Qualcomm Adreno 418
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredfeature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970W)LG V10 (H960TR)
RAM memory8GB LPDDR4X4GB LPDDR3
Internal storage256GB (230GB available)
UFS 3.0
64GB (51GB available)
eMMC 5.0
External storageNot supportedUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)

📲 Display

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970W)LG V10 (H960TR)
Display typeDynamic AMOLEDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size6.3" inches5.7" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~91.4% (screen-to-body ratio)~70.8% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2280 pixels (19:9)1440x2560 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)400 PPI515 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Gorilla Glass 4
Display features60Hz
HDR10+
feature not registered

📶 Mobile networks

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970W)LG V10 (H960TR)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload2000/150 Mbps300/50 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 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat20 (Bands [waiting])
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41)
LTE Cat6 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20, 28)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported

📷 Camera

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970W)LG V10 (H960TR)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
12.2 megapixels
12MP telephotof/2.11/3.6"52mm1.0µmPDAFOIS2x-optical-zoom
16MP ultrawidef/2.212mm1.0µm
16 megapixels
Main camera resolution4032x3024 pixels5312x2988 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 lens28mm lens
Sensor size1/2.55" inches1/2.6" inches
Pixel size1.4µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus on both camerasLDAF: laser detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS (2-axis): Optical stabilizationOIS: Optical 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 only main camera
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970W)LG V10 (H960TR)
Front camera (secondary)10 megapixels(dual front camera)
5 megapixels
5MP
Front camera resolution3872x2592 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (secondary)4K UHD (3840x2160)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel size1.22µm pixelfeature not registered

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970W)LG V10 (H960TR)
LoudspeakerSupportedSupported
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970W)LG V10 (H960TR)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
Audio outputType-C reversible connector3.5mm jack
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)Micro-B USB SlimPort
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE4.1 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNASupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
NFCSupportedSupported
Infrared portNot supportedSupported

🧭 Sensors

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970W)LG V10 (H960TR)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
ANT+
Barometer
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Gesture
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970W)LG V10 (H960TR)
Battery typeLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)
Battery capacity3500 mAh3000 mAh
Charger, watts25W Fast battery charging
12W Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
4.5W Reverse wireless charging between devices
USB Power Delivery 3.0
18W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered18 hours
Standbyfeature not registered168 hours (7 days)

➕ Other features

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970W)LG V10 (H960TR)
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, Opal Blue
- 2.1" secondary display 160x1040 pixels
- Dual front camera
- Knock Code
- Hi-Fi DAC sound
- Quick Charge 2.0
- Fast battery charging: 50% in 40min
- MIL-STD-810G certified: shock resistant

☢️ Radiation rate

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970W)LG V10 (H960TR)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.34W/kg (head), 1.02W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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