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Samsung Galaxy S10 5G (SM-G977N 256GB) vs Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite (SM-G770F/DS 128GB/8GB)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy S10 5G vs Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite XSamsung Galaxy S10 5G (SM-G977N 256GB)18Points
Samsung Galaxy S10 5G (SM-G977N 256GB)
6.7"
AMOLED

1440x3040

12.2
MP

10mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4500
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
08PointsSamsung Galaxy S10 Lite (SM-G770F/DS 128GB/8GB)Compare Samsung Galaxy S10 5G X
Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite (SM-G770F/DS 128GB/8GB)
6.7"
AMOLED

1080x2400

48
MP

32mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4500
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy S10 5G (SM-G977N 256GB)

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 S10 5G (SM-G977N 256GB)18 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S10 5G (SM-G977N 256GB)vsGalaxy S10 Lite (SM-G770F/DS 128GB/8GB)8 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite (SM-G770F/DS 128GB/8GB)
+256GB (226GB available)115%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs128GB (105GB available)
+7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)3%
Thinner
vs8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)
+1440x3040 pixels69%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x2400 pixels
+502 PPI28%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs393 PPI
+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
vsOnly digital zoom
+f/1.5 (aperture)33%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/2.0 (aperture)
+(front) 4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
+5G SA/NSAAdvantage
The 5G SA/NSA network is newer and faster
vs4G+ LTE-A
+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
vsType-C reversible connector
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Heart rateAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+SpO2Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)Advantage
Wireless charging is another way to charge the battery.
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
+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
vsNot supported
+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
+Gorilla Glass 6Advantage
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
2.7Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2.84Ghz 64bit Octa-Core18%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
Not supportedvs+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
198 grams (6.93 ounces)vs+186 grams (6.51 ounces)6%
Lighter
(quad camera) 12.2MP + 12MP + 16MP + 0.3MPvs+(triple camera) 48MP + 12MP + 5MP61%
Higher resolution main camera
1/2.55" inchesvs+1/2" inches28%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
(dual front camera) 10MP + 0.3MPvs+(front) 32MP2 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
25Wvs+45W80%
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.
1 slot (Single-SIM)vs+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

36 Common items in both devices
8GB LPDDR4X
UFS 2.1
Aluminum frame, glass front/back / Aluminum body, glass front, plastic back
Dynamic AMOLED / Super AMOLED Plus
HDR10+
60Hz
16 million
+29 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresSamsung Galaxy S10 5G (SM-G977N 256GB)Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite (SM-G770F/DS 128GB/8GB)
ModelGalaxy S10 5G (SM-G977N 256GB)Galaxy S10 Lite (SM-G770F/DS 128GB/8GB)
Other model namesGalaxy S10 5G (Exynos) G977N, Samsung Beyond XGalaxy S10 Lite SM-G770F/Dual-Sim (128GB + 8GB RAM)
Country or region availableSouth Korea
South Korea
(Europe)(Global, International)MalaysiaSingapore
(Europe), (Global, International), Malaysia, Singapore
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release dateMay, 2019February, 2020
Depth7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)
Size (width x height)77.1 x 162.6 millimeters (3.04 x 6.4 in)75.6 x 162.5 millimeters (2.98 x 6.4 in)
Weight198 grams (6.93 ounces)186 grams (6.51 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backAluminum body, glass front, plastic back
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30minNot supported
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy S10 5G (SM-G977N 256GB)Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite (SM-G770F/DS 128GB/8GB)
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 10
Firmware updateAndroid 10feature not registered
HardwareSamsung Galaxy S10 5G (SM-G977N 256GB)Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite (SM-G770F/DS 128GB/8GB)
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 9820 (8nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SM8150 (7 nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 3 processors:
2.7Ghz Dual-Core Mongoose M4
2.3Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A75
1.9Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A55
Octa-Core, 3 processors:
2.84Ghz Single-Core Kryo 485
2.42Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 485
1.78Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 485
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G76 MP12Qualcomm Adreno 640
RAM memory8GB LPDDR4X8GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage256GB (226GB available)
UFS 2.1
128GB (105GB available)
UFS 2.1
External storageNot supportedUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy S10 5G (SM-G977N 256GB)Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite (SM-G770F/DS 128GB/8GB)
Display typeDynamic AMOLEDSuper AMOLED Plus
Screen size6.7" inches6.7" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~89.4% (screen-to-body ratio)~88.2% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1440x3040 pixels (19:9)1080x2400 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)502 PPI393 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 6Not supported
Display features60Hz, HDR10+60Hz, 705 nits, HDR10+
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy S10 5G (SM-G977N 256GB)Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite (SM-G770F/DS 128GB/8GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload2000/150 Mbps2000/150 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G, 5G2G, 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 networkTD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat20 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 24, 20, 25, 26, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41)
LTE Cat20 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 26, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNSA/Sub6 (Bands 78)Not supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSAGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE
CallingSamsung Galaxy S10 5G (SM-G977N 256GB)Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite (SM-G770F/DS 128GB/8GB)
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 S10 5G (SM-G977N 256GB)Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite (SM-G770F/DS 128GB/8GB)
Back camera (main camera)(quad camera)
12.2 megapixels
12MP telephotof/2.41/3.6"52mm1.0µmAFOIS2x-optical-zoom
16MP ultrawidef/2.212mm
0.3MP TOFTime-of-Flight
(triple camera)
48 megapixels
12MP ultrawidef/2.212mm
5MP macrof/2.425mm1/5.0"1.12µm
Main camera resolution4032x3024 pixels8000x6000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.5 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length26mm 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: 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 on both cameras
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy S10 5G (SM-G977N 256GB)Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite (SM-G770F/DS 128GB/8GB)
Front camera (secondary)(dual front camera)
10 megapixels
0.3MP TOFTime-of-Flight
32 megapixels
Front camera resolution3872x2592 pixels6528x4896 pixels
Video recording (secondary)4K UHD (3840x2160)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens25mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/2.8" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered0.8µm pixel
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy S10 5G (SM-G977N 256GB)Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite (SM-G770F/DS 128GB/8GB)
RadioNot supportedNot 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 S10 5G (SM-G977N 256GB)Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite (SM-G770F/DS 128GB/8GB)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)Not supported
Audio output3.5mm jackType-C reversible connector
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.0 + 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
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy S10 5G (SM-G977N 256GB)Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite (SM-G770F/DS 128GB/8GB)
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
Heart rate
SpO2
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
ANT+
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
ANT+
Other features- Colors: Majestic black, Crown silver, Gold
- Ultrasonic fingerprint sensor
- One UI
- Always-on display
- 32-bit/384kHz audio
- Dolby Atmos/AKG sound
- Bixby
- Samsung DeX
- Samsung Pay (MST, NFC)
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Prism Black, Prism White, Prism Blue
- Ultrasonic fingerprint sensor
- One UI 2.1
- Always-on display
- Bixby
- Samsung DeX
- Samsung Pay
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy S10 5G (SM-G977N 256GB)Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite (SM-G770F/DS 128GB/8GB)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity4500 mAh4500 mAh
Charger, watts25W (11V/2.25A) Fast battery charging
15W Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
9W Reverse wireless charging between devices
USB Power Delivery 3.0
45W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy S10 5G (SM-G977N 256GB)Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite (SM-G770F/DS 128GB/8GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered0.69W/kg (head) | 0.93W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.49W/kg (head) | 1.519W/kg (body)
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