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Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975U 128GB) vs Google Pixel 4 XL (128GB)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus vs Google Pixel 4 XL phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Google Pixel 4 XL XSamsung Galaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975U 128GB)21Points
Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975U 128GB)
6.4"
AMOLED

1440x3040

12.2
MP

10mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4100
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Google Pixel 4 XL (128GB)
6.3"
POLED

1440x3040

12.2
MP

8mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3700
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975U 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-G975U 128GB)21 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975U 128GB)vsPixel 4 XL (128GB)5 Advantages Google Pixel 4 XL (128GB)
+8GB LPDDR4X33%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs6GB LPDDR4X
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+175 grams (6.13 ounces)10%
Lighter
vs193 grams (6.76 ounces)
+7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)5%
Thinner
vs8.2 millimeters (0.32 inches)
+Dynamic AMOLEDAdvantage
Dynamic AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsP-OLED
+HDR10+Advantage
The HDR10+ display provides vibrant colors and more details
vsHDR8
+6.4"2%
Larger screen
vs6.3"
+(triple camera) 12.2MP + 12MP + 16MP43%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(dual camera) 12.2MP + 16MP
+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
vsNot supported
+f/1.5 (aperture)13%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/1.7 (aperture)
+(dual front camera) 10MP + 8MP118%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(dual front camera) 8MP + 0.3MP
+(front) 4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
+(4G+ LTE-A) 2000 Mbps67%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G+ LTE-A) 1200 Mbps
+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
vsType-C reversible connector
+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 mAh11%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3700 mAh
+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
+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
60Hzvs+90Hz50%
The display reproduces more frames per second because the frequency (Hertz) is higher, improves fluidity and tires your eyes less.
526 PPIvs+534 PPI2%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
LED flashvs+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
Android 10vs+Android 11Advantage
Android 11 is newer and safer
15Wvs+18W20%
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.

36 Common items in both devices
2.84Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
128GB (109GB available) / 128GB (110GB available)
UFS 2.1
Aluminum frame, glass front/back
16 million
1440x3040 pixels
Digital and optical zoom
+29 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresSamsung Galaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975U 128GB)Google Pixel 4 XL (128GB)
ModelGalaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975U 128GB)Pixel 4 XL (128GB)
Other model namesGalaxy S10+ (Snapdragon) G975U (Unlocked), Samsung Beyond 2Google Pixel XL4 G020, G020P, GA01180-US, GA01181-US
Country or region availableUSA
USA
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandSamsungGoogle
Release dateMarch, 2019October, 2019
Depth7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)8.2 millimeters (0.32 inches)
Size (width x height)74.1 x 157.6 millimeters (2.92 x 6.2 in)75.1 x 160.4 millimeters (2.96 x 6.31 in)
Weight175 grams (6.13 ounces)193 grams (6.76 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30minIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30min
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975U 128GB)Google Pixel 4 XL (128GB)
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 10
Firmware updateAndroid 10Android 11
HardwareSamsung Galaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975U 128GB)Google Pixel 4 XL (128GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SDM855 (7nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SDM855 (7nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 3 processors:
2.84Ghz Single-Core Kryo 485
2.42Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 485
1.78Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 485
Octa-Core, 3 processors:
2.84Ghz Single-Core Kryo 485
2.42Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 485
1.78Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 485
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 640Qualcomm Adreno 640
RAM memory8GB LPDDR4X6GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (109GB available)
UFS 2.1
128GB (110GB available)
UFS 2.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
DisplaySamsung Galaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975U 128GB)Google Pixel 4 XL (128GB)
Display typeDynamic AMOLEDP-OLED
Screen size6.4" inches6.3" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~87.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~82.2% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1440x3040 pixels (19:9)1440x3040 pixels (19:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)526 PPI534 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 6Gorilla Glass 5
Display features60Hz, HDR10+90Hz, HDR8
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975U 128GB)Google Pixel 4 XL (128GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF) + e-SIM
Maximum download/upload2000/150 Mbps1200/150 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 networkCDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat20 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 66, 71)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41, 46)
LTE Cat18
VoLTE

Global version:
LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 25, 26, 28, 32, 66, 71)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41)

USA version:
LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 66, 71)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41, 46, 48)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot 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-AGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
CallingSamsung Galaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975U 128GB)Google Pixel 4 XL (128GB)
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-G975U 128GB)Google Pixel 4 XL (128GB)
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)
12.2 megapixels
16MP telephotof/2.445mm1.0µmPDAFOIS2x-optical-zoom
Main camera resolution4032x3024 pixels4032x3024 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashDual-LED flash
Focal aperturef/1.5 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens28mm lens
Sensor size1/2.55" inches1/2.55" inches
Pixel size1.4µm pixel1.4µm 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 sensorSupportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo/video on both camerasHDR photo/video on both cameras
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975U 128GB)Google Pixel 4 XL (128GB)
Front camera (secondary)(dual front camera)
10 megapixels
8MP depthf/2.222mm
(dual front camera)
8 megapixels
0.3MP TOF
Front camera resolution3872x2592 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)4K UHD (3840x2160)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens22mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.22µm pixel
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975U 128GB)Google Pixel 4 XL (128GB)
RadioFMNot 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 Plus (SM-G975U 128GB)Google Pixel 4 XL (128GB)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 3.1 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) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNASupportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975U 128GB)Google Pixel 4 XL (128GB)
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, White, Green, 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: Just Black, Clearly White, Oh So Orange
- Display DCI-P3 100%
- Always-on display
- Google Pay
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975U 128GB)Google Pixel 4 XL (128GB)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity4100 mAh3700 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
18W (9V/2A) Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging
USB Power Delivery 2.0
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975U 128GB)Google Pixel 4 XL (128GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)1.11W/kg (head) | 1.59W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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