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Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos (SM-N9300 128GB) vs Sony Xperia 10 Plus (i3223)

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Samsung Galaxy Note 7 vs Sony Xperia 10 Plus phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Sony Xperia 10 Plus X25Galaxy Note 7 Duos (SM-N9300 128GB)
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos (SM-N9300 128GB)
5.7"
AMOLED

1440x2560

12.2
MP

5mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Quad

3500
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Compare Samsung Galaxy Note 7 X11Sony Xperia 10 Plus (i3223)
Sony Xperia 10 Plus (i3223)
6.5"
IPS

1080x2520

12
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos (SM-N9300 128GB)

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!


25 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos (SM-N9300 128GB)
Galaxy Note 7 Duos (SM-N9300 128GB)vsXperia 10 Plus (i3223)
 50%50%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
6GB LPDDR4vs4GB LPDDR4X
 171%100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
128GB (114GB user available)vs64GB (42GB user available)
Advantage
+Fastest write and read storage
UFS 2.0vseMMC
 7%7%
+Lighter
169 grams (5.92 ounces)vs180 grams (6.3 ounces)
 5%5%
+Thinner
7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)vs8.3 millimeters (0.33 inches)
Advantage
+More resistant material
Aluminum frame, glass front/backvsPlastic body, glass front
Advantage
+This device has a Super AMOLED screen, which are brighter and more vivid
Super AMOLEDvsTFT LCD IPS
 35%35%
+Higher resolution screen
1440x2560 pixelsvs1080x2520 pixels
 22%22%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
515 PPIvs422 PPI
Advantage
+Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
OIS: Optical stabilizationvsEIS: Digital stabilization
Advantage
+The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
BSI sensorvsNot supported
 10%10%
+The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth
1/2.55" inchesvs1/2.8" inches
 6%6%
+Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
f/1.7 (aperture)vsf/1.8 (aperture)
 78%78%
+More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
2K UHD (2560x1440 pixels)vsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
GyroscopevsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
BarometervsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Iris scannervsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Heart ratevsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
SpO2vsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
ANT+vsNot supported
 17%17%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
3500 mAhvs3000 mAh
Advantage
+It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
2 slots Dual-SIMvs1 slot
Advantage
+With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device
DLNAvsNot supported
Advantage
+More speed data transfer as mp3 and photos via USB
USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GovsUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
Advantage
+Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
IP68 certifiedvsNot supported

11 Advantages Sony Xperia 10 Plus (i3223)
Xperia 10 Plus (i3223)vsGalaxy Note 7 Duos (SM-N9300 128GB)
 12%12%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
1.8Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs2.15Ghz 64bit Quad-Core
 3 times100%
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCvsUntil 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
 14%14%
+Larger screen
6.5"vs5.7"
 64%64%
+Higher resolution main camera
(dual camera) 12MP + 8MPvs(back) 12.2MP
Advantage
+The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
Digital and optical zoomvsOnly digital zoom
 59%59%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) 8MPvs(front) 5MP
Advantage
+Android 9.0 Pie is newer and safer
Android 9.0 PievsAndroid 7.0 Nougat
 33%33%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbpsvs(4G+ LTE-A) 450 Mbps
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
PedometervsNot supported
Advantage
+The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
FMvsNot supported
Advantage
+Bluetooth 5.0 version A2DP/LE is newer and faster
5.0 version A2DP/LEvs4.2 version A2DP

24 Common items in both devices
16 million
LED flash
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
HDR photo/video on both cameras / HDR photo on both cameras
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)
4G+ LTE-A
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Fingerprint (front-mounted) / Fingerprint (side-mounted)
Li-Ion (Non removable)
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
Active noise cancellation
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou / A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
NFC
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Gorilla Glass 5
+ COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresSamsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos (SM-N9300 128GB)Sony Xperia 10 Plus (i3223)
ModelGalaxy Note 7 Duos (SM-N9300 128GB)Xperia 10 Plus (i3223)
Also known asSamsung Galaxy Note 7 SM-N9300 6GB RAM, Galaxy Note 6Sony Xperia 10+ I3223 (4GB RAM), Sony Mermaid
Country or region availableChinaHong KongCanadaUSA
BrandSamsungSony
Release dateSeptember, 2016February, 2019
Depth7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)8.3 millimeters (0.33 inches)
Size (width x height)73.9 x 153.5 millimeters (2.91 x 6.04 in)73 x 167 millimeters (2.87 x 6.57 in)
Weight169 grams (5.92 ounces)180 grams (6.3 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
Operating system (OS)Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos (SM-N9300 128GB)Sony Xperia 10 Plus (i3223)
Operating systemAndroid 6.0.1 MarshmallowAndroid 9.0 Pie
Firmware updateAndroid 7.0 Nougatfeature not registered
HardwareSamsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos (SM-N9300 128GB)Sony Xperia 10 Plus (i3223)
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996 (14nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 SDM636 (14nm)
CPU processorQuad-Core, 2 processors:
2.15Ghz Dual-Core Kryo
1.6Ghz Dual-Core Kryo
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Gold
1.6Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Silver
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 530Qualcomm Adreno 509
RAM memory6GB LPDDR44GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (114GB user available)
UFS 2.0
64GB (42GB user available)
eMMC
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos (SM-N9300 128GB)Sony Xperia 10 Plus (i3223)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDTFT LCD IPS
Screen size5.7" inches6.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~79% (screen-to-body ratio)~81% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution1440x2560 pixels1080x2520 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)515 PPI422 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Gorilla Glass 5
Mobile networks and dataSamsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos (SM-N9300 128GB)Sony Xperia 10 Plus (i3223)
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
nano-SIM (4FF)
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkCDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G/5G networkLTE Cat9 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41)
LTE Cat12 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 25, 28, 29, 66)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/2100Not supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+Not supported
Maximum download/upload450/50 Mbps600/50 Mbps
Messaging and callingSamsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos (SM-N9300 128GB)Sony Xperia 10 Plus (i3223)
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
Primary / back cameraSamsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos (SM-N9300 128GB)Sony Xperia 10 Plus (i3223)
Main camera12.2 megapixels(dual camera)
12 megapixels
8MP telephoto (f/2.4 53mm 1/4" 1.12µm PDAF 2x-zoom)
Main camera resolution4032x3024 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens27mm lens
Sensor size1/2.55" inches1/2.8" inches
Pixel size1.4µm pixel1.25µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomDigital and optical zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo/video on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
Front / secondary cameraSamsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos (SM-N9300 128GB)Sony Xperia 10 Plus (i3223)
Front camera5 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution2592x1944 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)2K UHD (2560x1440 pixels)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/2.4 (aperture)
Focal length22mm lens24mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/4" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.12µm pixel
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos (SM-N9300 128GB)Sony Xperia 10 Plus (i3223)
RadioNot supportedFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD, WMVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesSamsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos (SM-N9300 128GB)Sony Xperia 10 Plus (i3223)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.2 version A2DP5.0 version A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos (SM-N9300 128GB)Sony Xperia 10 Plus (i3223)
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
Iris scanner
Heart rate
SpO2
Hall effect
Fingerprint (front-mounted)
ANT+
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Pedometer
Hall effect
Fingerprint (side-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Blue Coral, Silver Titanium, Black Onyx
- Stylus Pen (12-bit)
- Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard)
- S-Voice
- HD Voice
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, Navy, Silver, Gold
- 21:9 display
- DSEE HX/LDAC audio
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- Quick Charge 3.0
- USB Power Delivery
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supply and autonomySamsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos (SM-N9300 128GB)Sony Xperia 10 Plus (i3223)
BatteryLi-Ion (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Li-Ion (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Battery capacity3500 mAh3000 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)15W18W
Talk time2280 minutes | 38 hours | 1.6 daysfeature not registered
Standby18720 minutes | 312 hours | 13 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rate (SAR)Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos (SM-N9300 128GB)Sony Xperia 10 Plus (i3223)
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registeredfeature not registered