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Samsung Galaxy S10 5G (SM-G977U 256GB) vs Samsung Galaxy Express 3 (SM-J120A)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy S10 5G vs Samsung Galaxy Express 3 phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy Express 3 X Samsung Galaxy S10 5G (SM-G977U 256GB) 37Points
6.7"
AMOLED

1440x3040

12.2
MP

10mp

8GB
RAM

Octa-core

4500
mAh

(Non removable)

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03Points Samsung Galaxy Express 3 (SM-J120A) Compare Samsung Galaxy S10 5G X
4.5"
AMOLED

480x800

5
MP

2mp

1GB
RAM

Quad-core

2050
mAh

(Removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy S10 5G (SM-G977U 256GB)

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Galaxy S10 5G (SM-G977U 256GB)} 37 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S10 5G (SM-G977U 256GB) vs Galaxy Express 3 (SM-J120A)} 3 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Express 3 (SM-J120A)
+2.84GHz 64bit Octa-core (7nm)2 times
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.3GHz 32bit Quad-core
+8GB LPDDR4X7 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs1GB
+256GB (226GB available)56 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs8GB (4GB available)
+7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)13%
Thinner
vs8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
+Aluminum frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
vsPlastic body, glass front
+1440x3040 pixels10 times
Higher resolution screen
vs480x800 pixels
+502 PPI143%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs207 PPI
+6.7"49%
Larger screen
vs4.5"
+(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
+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
vsEIS: Digital stabilization
+HDR photo/video on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
vsHDR photo only main camera
+f/1.5 (aperture)47%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/2.2 (aperture)
+(dual front camera) 10MP + 0.3MP4 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 2MP
+4K UHD (3840x2160)8 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsHD (1280x720)
+(front) 4K UHD (3840x2160)26 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) VGA (640x480)
+Android 12Advantage
Android 12 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallow
+5G SA/NSAAdvantage
The 5G SA/NSA network is newer and faster
vs4G LTE
+(5G SA/NSA) 2000 Mbps12 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G LTE) 150 Mbps
+Ambient light sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Fingerprint sensor (under display)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+GyroscopeAdvantage
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
+4500 mAh120%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs2050 mAh
+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax [wifi6]Advantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax [wifi6] is newer and faster
vs802.11 b/g/n [wifi4]
+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
vsNot supported
+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs4.0 + 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
+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
Not supportedvs+Until 256GB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
198 grams (6.93 ounces)vs+131 grams (4.59 ounces)51%
Lighter
Li-Ion: lithium-ion (Non removable)vs+Li-Ion: lithium-ion (Removable)Advantage
Removable battery can be replaced easily

12 Common items in both devices
Dynamic AMOLED / Super AMOLED
16 million
LED flash
PDAF: phase detection autofocus on both cameras / Autofocus
Capacitive
Multitouch
Accelerometer
+5 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Galaxy S10 5G (SM-G977U 256GB)Galaxy Express 3 (SM-J120A)
 
ModelGalaxy S10 5G (SM-G977U 256GB)Galaxy Express 3 (SM-J120A)
Other model namesGalaxy S10 5G (Snapdragon) G977U, Samsung Beyond XAT&T Samsung Galaxy J1 4G, Galaxy Express 3 GoPhone
Country or region availableUSA
USA
USA
USA
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release date5/16/2019, Announced: 2/1/20194/1/2016
Depth7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)77.1 x 162.6 millimeters (3.04 x 6.4 in)69.3 x 132.6 millimeters (2.73 x 5.22 in)
Weight198 grams (6.93 ounces)131 grams (4.59 ounces)
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: water-resistant up to 1.5 meters for 30min and dust-resistantNot supported

📲 Display

Galaxy S10 5G (SM-G977U 256GB)Galaxy Express 3 (SM-J120A)
Display typeDynamic AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size6.7" inches4.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~89.4% (screen-to-body ratio)~62.7% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1440x3040 pixels (19:9)480x800 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)502 PPI207 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 6Not supported
Refresh rate60Hzfeature not registered
Display featuresHDR10+
Always-On Display
feature not registered

🤖 Operating System

Galaxy S10 5G (SM-G977U 256GB)Galaxy Express 3 (SM-J120A)
System versionAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Firmware updateAndroid 12feature not registered
User InterfaceOne UI 2.0 / 3.1 / 4.1feature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Galaxy S10 5G (SM-G977U 256GB)Galaxy Express 3 (SM-J120A)
Chipset64bit: Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 (SM8150) (7nm)32bit: Spreadtrum SC9830A (28nm)
CPUOcta-core, 3 processors:
1x 2.84GHz Kryo 485 (Single-core)
3x 2.42GHz Kryo 485 (Triple-core)
4x 1.78GHz Kryo 485 (Quad-core)
Quad-core, 1 processor:
4x 1.3GHz ARM Cortex-A7 (Quad-core)
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 640 (585MHz)ARM Mali-400 MP2
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredfeature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Galaxy S10 5G (SM-G977U 256GB)Galaxy Express 3 (SM-J120A)
RAM memory8GB LPDDR4X1GB
Internal storage256GB (226GB available)
UFS 2.1
8GB (4GB available)
External storageNot supportedUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)

📶 Mobile networks

Galaxy S10 5G (SM-G977U 256GB)Galaxy Express 3 (SM-J120A)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF)
Maximum Download / Upload2000/1024 Mbps150/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G, 5G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bands Expand band details Collapse details
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 850/900/1700/1900/2100
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat20 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 66, 71)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40, 41, 46)
VoLTE
LTE Cat4 700/850/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,12)
Primary 5G networkNSA/Sub6 (78)Not supported
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-A, SA/NSAGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported

📷 Camera

Galaxy S10 5G (SM-G977U 256GB)Galaxy Express 3 (SM-J120A)
Back camera (main camera)(quad camera)
12.2 megapixels
12MP telephoto f/2.452mm1/3.6"1.0µmAFOIS2x-optical-zoom
16MP ultrawide f/2.212mm1/3.1"1.0µmSuper-Steady-video
0.3MP depth TOF3D
5 megapixels
Main camera resolution4032x3024 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fpsHD (1280x720) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.5 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2.55" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.4µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus on both camerasAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: 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 only main camera
Camera extras1080p@240fps
720p@960fps
feature not registered

📸 Front camera

Galaxy S10 5G (SM-G977U 256GB)Galaxy Express 3 (SM-J120A)
Front camera (secondary)(dual front camera)
10 megapixels
0.3MP depth TOF3D
2 megapixels
Front camera resolution3872x2592 pixels1600x1200 pixels
Video recording (secondary)4K UHD (3840x2160)VGA (640x480)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/3" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.22µm pixelfeature not registered

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Galaxy S10 5G (SM-G977U 256GB)Galaxy Express 3 (SM-J120A)
LoudspeakerStereo sound
32-bit/384kHz
Dolby Atmos
Tuned by AKG
Supported
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or moreNot supported
RadioFMFM (RDS)
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.264, H.263, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Galaxy S10 5G (SM-G977U 256GB)Galaxy Express 3 (SM-J120A)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)Not supported
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE4.0 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax [wifi6] (2.4GHz, 5GHz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 b/g/n [wifi4] (2.4GHz)
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNASupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
NFCSupportedNot supported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Galaxy S10 5G (SM-G977U 256GB)Galaxy Express 3 (SM-J120A)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient light sensor
ANT+
Barometer
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Gesture
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Heart rate
Proximity sensor
SpO2
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Galaxy S10 5G (SM-G977U 256GB)Galaxy Express 3 (SM-J120A)
Battery typeLi-Ion: lithium-ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: lithium-ion (Removable)
Battery capacity4500 mAh2050 mAh
Charger, watts25W (11V/2.25A) Wired fast charging
USB Power Delivery 3.0
Wired charging
Inductive / wireless charging15W Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
9W Reverse wireless charging
feature not registered
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered12 hours
Standbyfeature not registered240 hours (10 days)

➕ Other features

Galaxy S10 5G (SM-G977U 256GB)Galaxy Express 3 (SM-J120A)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder
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: Majestic black, Crown silver
• Ultrasonic fingerprint sensor
• Bixby
• Samsung DeX
• Samsung Pay (MST, NFC)
• Colors: White

☢️ Radiation rate

Galaxy S10 5G (SM-G977U 256GB)Galaxy Express 3 (SM-J120A)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.46W/kg (head), 1.59W/kg (body)0.99W/kg (head), 1.25W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered1.03W/kg (head), 0.439W/kg (body)
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