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Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975F/DS 128GB) vs Apple iPhone X (256GB)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus vs Apple iPhone X phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Apple iPhone X XSamsung Galaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975F/DS 128GB)24Points
Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975F/DS 128GB)
6.4"
AMOLED

1440x3040

12.2
MP

10mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4100
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Apple iPhone X (256GB)
5.8"
AMOLED

1125x2436

12
MP

7.1mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Hexa

2716
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975F/DS 128GB)

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 Plus (SM-G975F/DS 128GB)24 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975F/DS 128GB)vsiPhone X (256GB)6 Advantages Apple iPhone X (256GB)
+2.7Ghz 64bit Octa-Core25%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.39Ghz 64bit Hexa-Core
+8GB LPDDR4X167%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs3GB LPDDR4X
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+1440x3040 pixels60%
Higher resolution screen
vs1125x2436 pixels
+526 PPI14%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs463 PPI
+6.4"10%
Larger screen
vs5.8"
+(triple camera) 12.2MP + 12MP + 16MP67%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(dual camera) 12MP + 12MP
+1/2.55" inches18%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
vs1/3" 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)
+(dual front camera) 10MP + 8MP155%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 7.1MP
+(front) 4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
+2500000 apps (Google Play Store)19%
More apps available to download and use
vs2100000 apps (App Store)
+(4G+ LTE-A) 2000 Mbps95%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G+ LTE-A) 1024 Mbps
+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
vsproprietary audio output
+Fingerprint sensor (under display)Advantage
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
+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+4100 mAh51%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs2716 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)
+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + 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 proprietary connector
+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
vsUSB 2.0 proprietary connector
128GB (109GB available)vs+256GB (245GB available)125%
More internal storage for applications and files
UFS 2.1vs+NVMe (SSD)Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
175 grams (6.13 ounces)vs+174 grams (6.09 ounces)1%
Lighter
7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)vs+7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)1%
Thinner
Aluminum frame, glass front/backvs+Stainless steel body, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
LED flashvs+Quad-LED flashAdvantage
The Quad-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light

33 Common items in both devices
Dynamic AMOLED / Super AMOLED
HDR10+ / Dolby Vision/HDR10
60Hz
16 million
Digital and optical zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus on both cameras / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
OIS: Optical stabilization
+26 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresSamsung Galaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975F/DS 128GB)Apple iPhone X (256GB)
ModelGalaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975F/DS 128GB)iPhone X (256GB)
Other model namesGalaxy S10+ (Exynos) G975F/DualSim 8GB RAM, Samsung Beyond 2iPhone 10, iPhone Ten A1865, A1901, A1902
Country or region available(Latin America)(Europe)(Global, International)Brazil
(Latin America), (Europe), (Global, International), Brazil
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandSamsungApple
Release dateMarch, 2019September, 2017
Depth7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)
Size (width x height)74.1 x 157.6 millimeters (2.92 x 6.2 in)70.9 x 143.6 millimeters (2.79 x 5.65 in)
Weight175 grams (6.13 ounces)174 grams (6.09 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backStainless steel body, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30minIP67 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1 meter and 30min
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975F/DS 128GB)Apple iPhone X (256GB)
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieiOS 11
Firmware updateAndroid 10iOS 14
HardwareSamsung Galaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975F/DS 128GB)Apple iPhone X (256GB)
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 9820 (8nm)64bit - Apple A11 Bionic (10nm)
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
Hexa-Core, 2 processors:
2.39Ghz Dual-Core Monsoon
1.6Ghz Quad-Core Mistral
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G76 MP12Apple GPU MP3
RAM memory8GB LPDDR4X3GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (109GB available)
UFS 2.1
256GB (245GB available)
NVMe (SSD)
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Not supported
DisplaySamsung Galaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975F/DS 128GB)Apple iPhone X (256GB)
Display typeDynamic AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size6.4" inches5.8" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~87.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~81.1% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1440x3040 pixels (19:9)1125x2436 pixels (19.5:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)526 PPI463 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 6Scratch-resistant glass
Display features60Hz, HDR10+60Hz, 625 nits, Dolby Vision/HDR10
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975F/DS 128GB)Apple iPhone X (256GB)
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)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload2000/150 Mbps1024/150 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 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800/1900/2100 (A1865 model), GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkTD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
A1865 model:
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100

A1901 model:
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat20 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 32, 66)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41)
LTE Cat16 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 34, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40, 41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
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 S10 Plus (SM-G975F/DS 128GB)Apple iPhone X (256GB)
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 Plus (SM-G975F/DS 128GB)Apple iPhone X (256GB)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
12.2 megapixels
12MP telephotof/2.41/3.6"52mm1.0µmAFOIS2x-optical-zoom
16MP ultrawidef/2.212mm
(dual camera)
12 megapixels
12MP telephotof/2.41/3.4"52mm1.0µm2x-optical-zoomOISPDAF
Main camera resolution4032x3024 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps
FlashLED flashQuad-LED flash
Focal aperturef/1.5 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens28mm lens
Sensor size1/2.55" inches1/3" inches
Pixel size1.4µm pixel1.22µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus on both camerasPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomDigital and optical zoomDigital and optical 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 Plus (SM-G975F/DS 128GB)Apple iPhone X (256GB)
Front camera (secondary)(dual front camera)
10 megapixels
8MP depthf/2.222mm
7.1 megapixels
Front camera resolution3872x2592 pixels3072x2304 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 lens32mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975F/DS 128GB)Apple iPhone X (256GB)
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMPEG4, H.265, H.264, MOV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, AAX+, AIFF
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975F/DS 128GB)Apple iPhone X (256GB)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 proprietary connector
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)Proprietary TV-out
Audio output3.5mm jackproprietary audio output
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975F/DS 128GB)Apple iPhone X (256GB)
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
Barometer
Face unlock
Other features- Colors: Prism Black, Prism White, Prism Green, Prism Blue, Flamingo Pink
- 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: Space Gray, Silver
- Face ID
- 3D Touch
- Apple Pay
- AirDrop, iCloud, FaceTime, Siri
- Lightning to 3.5mm headphone jack adapter included
- Fast battery charging: 50% in 30min
- 5W charger is included
- 1080p@240fps slow motion
- WiFi hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975F/DS 128GB)Apple iPhone X (256GB)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity4100 mAh2716 mAh
Charger, watts15W (9V/1.67A) Fast battery charging
15W Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
9W Reverse wireless charging between devices
USB Power Delivery 2.0
15W Fast battery charging
5W Qi wireless charging
USB Power Delivery 2.0
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered1260 minutes | 21 hours | 0.9 day
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975F/DS 128GB)Apple iPhone X (256GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)1.11W/kg (head) | 1.59W/kg (body)1.09W/kg (head) | 1.17W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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