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Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ (SM-N9750/DS) vs Samsung Wave (GT-S8500)

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

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Compare Samsung Wave XSamsung Galaxy Note 10+ (SM-N9750/DS)29Points
Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ (SM-N9750/DS)
6.8"
AMOLED

1440x3040

12.2
MP

10mp

12GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4300
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Samsung Wave (GT-S8500)
3.3"
AMOLED

480x800

5
MP

0.3mp

384MB
RAM

32bit Single

1500
mAh

(Removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ (SM-N9750/DS)

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-N9750/DS)29 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ (SM-N9750/DS)vsWave (GT-S8500)3 Advantages Samsung Wave (GT-S8500)
+2.84Ghz 64bit Octa-Core4 times
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1Ghz 32bit Single-Core
+12GB LPDDR4X31 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs384MB LPDDR
+256GB (230GB available)603 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs2GB (390MB available)
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC31 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsUntil 32GB microSD, microSDHC
+7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)38%
Thinner
vs10.9 millimeters (0.43 inches)
+1440x3040 pixels10 times
Higher resolution screen
vs480x800 pixels
+495 PPI75%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs283 PPI
+6.8"106%
Larger screen
vs3.3"
+(quad camera) 12.2MP + 12MP + 16MP + 0.3MP7 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
+(front) 10MP32 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 0.3MP
+4K UHD (3840x2160)8 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsHD (1280x720)
+2500000 apps (Google Play Store)832 times
More apps available to download and use
vs3000 apps (Samsung Apps)
+4G+ LTE-AAdvantage
The 4G+ LTE-A network is newer and faster
vs3G HSUPA
+(4G+ LTE-A) 2000 Mbps555 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(3G HSUPA) 3.6 Mbps
+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Fingerprint sensor (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
+4300 mAh187%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs1500 mAh
+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
vs1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
+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 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs3.0 + 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
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
vsMicroUSB 2.0
+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
vsMicroUSB 2.0
+HTML, XHTML, HTML5Advantage
Better sites viewing on the internet
vsHTML, XHTML
+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
196 grams (6.86 ounces)vs+118 grams (4.13 ounces)66%
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: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)vs+Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)Advantage
Removable battery can be replaced easily

16 Common items in both devices
Dynamic AMOLED / Super AMOLED
16 million
LED flash
PDAF: phase detection autofocus on both cameras / Autofocus
Capacitive
Multitouch
Accelerometer
+9 specs and more in the table below

Check the comparison table below for more items that are not evaluated in comparison score above.

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Physical featuresSamsung Galaxy Note 10+ (SM-N9750/DS)Samsung Wave (GT-S8500)
ModelGalaxy Note 10+ (SM-N9750/DS)Wave (GT-S8500)
Other model namesSamsung Galaxy Note10 Pro SM-N9750/Dual-Sim (Snapdragon)Samsung S8500 Wave I, GT-S8500B
Country or region available(Latin America)China
(Latin America), China
feature not registered
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release dateAugust, 2019April, 2010
Depth7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)10.9 millimeters (0.43 inches)
Size (width x height)77.2 x 162.3 millimeters (3.04 x 6.39 in)56 x 118 millimeters (2.2 x 4.65 in)
Weight196 grams (6.86 ounces)118 grams (4.13 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30minNot supported
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ (SM-N9750/DS)Samsung Wave (GT-S8500)
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieBada 1.0
Firmware updateAndroid 11Bada 2.0
HardwareSamsung Galaxy Note 10+ (SM-N9750/DS)Samsung Wave (GT-S8500)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SDM855 (7nm)32bit - Samsung S5PC110 Hummingbird
CPU processorOcta-Core, 3 processors:
2.84Ghz Single-Core Kryo 485
2.42Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 485
1.78Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 485
1Ghz Single-Core ARM Cortex A8
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 640PowerVR SGX540
RAM memory12GB LPDDR4X384MB LPDDR
Internal storage256GB (230GB available)
UFS 3.0
2GB (390MB available)
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 32GB microSD, microSDHC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy Note 10+ (SM-N9750/DS)Samsung Wave (GT-S8500)
Display typeDynamic AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size6.8" inches3.3" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~92.1% (screen-to-body ratio)~46.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1440x3040 pixels (19:9)480x800 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)495 PPI283 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Gorilla Glass
Display features60Hz, HDR10+feature not registered
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy Note 10+ (SM-N9750/DS)Samsung Wave (GT-S8500)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
Not supported
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
Standard mini-SIM (2FF)
Maximum download/upload2000/150 Mbps3.6/2 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G
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 900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat20 (Bands [waiting])
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41)
Not supported
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-ACSD, GPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGENot supported
CallingSamsung Galaxy Note 10+ (SM-N9750/DS)Samsung Wave (GT-S8500)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice recorder
CameraSamsung Galaxy Note 10+ (SM-N9750/DS)Samsung Wave (GT-S8500)
Back camera (main camera)(quad camera)
12.2 megapixels
12MP telephotof/2.11/3.6"52mm1.0µmPDAFOIS2x-optical-zoom
16MP ultrawidef/2.212mm1.0µm
0.3MP TOF
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 focusSupportedfeature not registered
Image stabilizationOIS (2-axis): Optical stabilizationfeature not registered
ZoomDigital and optical zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection
BSI sensorSupportedfeature not registered
HDRHDR photo/video on both camerasfeature not registered
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy Note 10+ (SM-N9750/DS)Samsung Wave (GT-S8500)
Front camera (secondary)10 megapixels0.3 megapixels
Front camera resolution3872x2592 pixels640x480 pixels
Video recording (secondary)4K UHD (3840x2160)Not supported
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-N9750/DS)Samsung Wave (GT-S8500)
RadioFMFM (RDS)
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.263, H.264, WMV, Xvid, DivX
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy Note 10+ (SM-N9750/DS)Samsung Wave (GT-S8500)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)3.5mm (same audio output)
Audio outputType-C reversible connector3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE3.0 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNASupportedfeature not registered
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging
Infrared portNot supportedfeature not registered
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy Note 10+ (SM-N9750/DS)Samsung Wave (GT-S8500)
Active noise cancellationSupportedfeature not registered
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML
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
Other features- Colors: Black, White, Blue, Glow
- Ultrasonic fingerprint sensor
- Stylus Pen (Bluetooth integration)
- One UI
- 3D Scanner app
- Always-on display
- 32-bit/384kHz audio
- Dolby Atmos/AKG sound
- Bixby
- Samsung DeX
- Samsung Pay (MST, NFC)
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Ebony Gray
- 1GB microSD
- mDNIe technology
- Samsung TouchWiz 3.0
- Samsung Voice & Motion UI
- DNSe
- Java framework
Power supplySamsung Galaxy Note 10+ (SM-N9750/DS)Samsung Wave (GT-S8500)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)
Battery capacity4300 mAh1500 mAh
Charger, watts45W Fast battery charging
15W Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
4.5W Reverse wireless charging between devices
USB Power Delivery 3.0
Standard charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered420 minutes | 7 hours | 0.3 day
Standbyfeature not registered33000 minutes | 550 hours | 22.9 days
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy Note 10+ (SM-N9750/DS)Samsung Wave (GT-S8500)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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