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Samsung Galaxy S10 (SM-G973F/DS 128GB) vs Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970F)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy S10 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 10 phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy Note 10 XSamsung Galaxy S10 (SM-G973F/DS 128GB)09Points
Samsung Galaxy S10 (SM-G973F/DS 128GB)
6.1"
AMOLED

1440x3040

12.2
MP

10mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3400
mAh

(Non removable)

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06PointsSamsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970F)Compare Samsung Galaxy S10 X
Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970F)
6.3"
AMOLED

1080x2280

12.2
MP

10mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3500
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy S10 (SM-G973F/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 (SM-G973F/DS 128GB)9 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S10 (SM-G973F/DS 128GB)vsGalaxy Note 10 (SM-N970F)6 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970F)
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+157 grams (5.5 ounces)7%
Lighter
vs168 grams (5.88 ounces)
+7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)1%
Thinner
vs7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
+1440x3040 pixels78%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x2280 pixels
+551 PPI38%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs400 PPI
+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
vsType-C reversible connector
+Heart rateAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+SpO2Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+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)
2.7GHz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2.73GHz 64bit Octa-Core12%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
128GB (109GB available)vs+256GB (230GB available)111%
More internal storage for applications and files
UFS 2.1vs+UFS 3.0Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
6.1"vs+6.3"3%
Larger screen
3400 mAhvs+3500 mAh3%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
15Wvs+25W67%
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.

47 Common items in both devices
8GB LPDDR4X
Aluminum frame, glass front/back
Dynamic AMOLED
HDR10+
60Hz
16 million
(triple camera) 12.2MP + 12MP + 16MP
+40 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Samsung Galaxy S10 (SM-G973F/DS 128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970F)
ModelGalaxy S10 (SM-G973F/DS 128GB)Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970F)
Other model namesGalaxy S10 (Exynos) G973F/Dual-Sim 8GB RAM, Samsung BeyondSamsung Galaxy Note10 SM-N970F Single-Sim (Exynos)
Country or region available(Latin America)(Europe)(Global, International)Brazil
(Latin America), (Europe), (Global, International), Brazil
(Europe)
(Europe)
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release date3/1/20198/23/2019, Announced: 8/7/2019
Depth7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)70.4 x 149.9 millimeters (2.77 x 5.9 in)71.8 x 151 millimeters (2.83 x 5.94 in)
Weight157 grams (5.5 ounces)168 grams (5.88 ounces)
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: water-resistant up to 1.5 meters for 30min and dust-resistantIP68 certified: water-resistant up to 1.5 meters for 30min and dust-resistant

🤖 Operating System

Samsung Galaxy S10 (SM-G973F/DS 128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970F)
System versionAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 9.0 Pie
Firmware updateAndroid 11Android 11
User Interfacefeature not registeredfeature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Samsung Galaxy S10 (SM-G973F/DS 128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970F)
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 9820 (8nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 9825 (7nm)
CPUOcta-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:
2.73GHz Dual-Core Mongoose M4
2.4GHz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A75
1.9GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A55
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G76 MP12ARM Mali-G76 MP12 (754MHz)
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredAnTuTu: 347082 (v7)

💽 Memory and storage

Samsung Galaxy S10 (SM-G973F/DS 128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970F)
RAM memory8GB LPDDR4X8GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (109GB available)
UFS 2.1
256GB (230GB available)
UFS 3.0
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Not supported

📲 Display

Samsung Galaxy S10 (SM-G973F/DS 128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970F)
Display typeDynamic AMOLEDDynamic AMOLED
Screen size6.1" inches6.3" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~88% (screen-to-body ratio)~91.4% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1440x3040 pixels (19:9)1080x2280 pixels (19:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)551 PPI400 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 6Gorilla Glass 5
Display features60Hz
HDR10+
60Hz
HDR10+

📶 Mobile networks

Samsung Galaxy S10 (SM-G973F/DS 128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970F)
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 Mbps2000/150 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 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkTD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
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 Cat20 (Bands [waiting])
TD-LTE (Bands 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, UMTS, 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

📷 Camera

Samsung Galaxy S10 (SM-G973F/DS 128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970F)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
12.2 megapixels
12MP telephotof/2.41/3.6"52mm1.0µmAFOIS2x-optical-zoom
16MP ultrawidef/2.212mm
(triple camera)
12.2 megapixels
12MP telephotof/2.11/3.6"52mm1.0µmPDAFOIS2x-optical-zoom
16MP ultrawidef/2.212mm1.0µm
Main camera resolution4032x3024 pixels4032x3024 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.5 (aperture)f/1.5 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens27mm 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 on both cameras
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationOIS (2-axis): 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
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Samsung Galaxy S10 (SM-G973F/DS 128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970F)
Front camera (secondary)10 megapixels10 megapixels
Front camera resolution3872x2592 pixels3872x2592 pixels
Video recording (secondary)4K UHD (3840x2160)4K UHD (3840x2160)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.22µm pixel

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Samsung Galaxy S10 (SM-G973F/DS 128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970F)
LoudspeakerSupportedSupported
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
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

🔌 Connectivity

Samsung Galaxy S10 (SM-G973F/DS 128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970F)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
Audio output3.5mm jackType-C reversible connector
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)USB Type-C (reversible)
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNASupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
NFCSupportedSupported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Samsung Galaxy S10 (SM-G973F/DS 128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970F)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
ANT+
Barometer
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Gesture
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Heart rate
Proximity sensor
SpO2
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
ANT+
Barometer
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Gesture
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Samsung Galaxy S10 (SM-G973F/DS 128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970F)
Battery typeLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity3400 mAh3500 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
25W Fast battery charging
12W Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
4.5W Reverse wireless charging between devices
USB Power Delivery 3.0
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

➕ Other features

Samsung Galaxy S10 (SM-G973F/DS 128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970F)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
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: 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)
- Colors: Black, White, Pink, Red, Glow
- Ultrasonic fingerprint sensor
- Stylus Pen (Bluetooth integration)
- One UI
- Always-on display
- 32-bit/384kHz audio
- Dolby Atmos/AKG sound
- Bixby
- Samsung DeX
- Samsung Pay (MST, NFC)

☢️ Radiation rate

Samsung Galaxy S10 (SM-G973F/DS 128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970F)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.93W/kg (head), 0.79W/kg (body)0.85W/kg (head), 1.08W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.477W/kg (head), 1.593W/kg (body)0.209W/kg (head), 1.523W/kg (body)
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