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Samsung Galaxy S10 (SM-G973F/DS 128GB) vs Samsung Galaxy S10 5G (SM-G977N 256GB)

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

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Compare Samsung Galaxy S10 5G XSamsung Galaxy S10 (SM-G973F/DS 128GB)05Points
Samsung Galaxy S10 (SM-G973F/DS 128GB)
6.1"
AMOLED

1440x3040

12.2
MP

10mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3400
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
07PointsSamsung Galaxy S10 5G (SM-G977N 256GB)Compare Samsung Galaxy S10 X
Samsung Galaxy S10 5G (SM-G977N 256GB)
6.7"
AMOLED

1440x3040

12.2
MP

10mp

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 (SM-G973F/DS 128GB)5 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S10 (SM-G973F/DS 128GB)vsGalaxy S10 5G (SM-G977N 256GB)7 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S10 5G (SM-G977N 256GB)
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+157 grams (5.5 ounces)26%
Lighter
vs198 grams (6.93 ounces)
+7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)1%
Thinner
vs7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
+551 PPI10%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs502 PPI
+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)
128GB (109GB available)vs+256GB (226GB available)107%
More internal storage for applications and files
6.1"vs+6.7"10%
Larger screen
(triple camera) 12.2MP + 12MP + 16MPvs+(quad camera) 12.2MP + 12MP + 16MP + 0.3MP1%
Higher resolution main camera
(front) 10MPvs+(dual front camera) 10MP + 0.3MP3%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
4G+ LTE-Avs+5G SA/NSAAdvantage
The 5G SA/NSA network is newer and faster
3400 mAhvs+4500 mAh32%
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.

50 Common items in both devices
2.7Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
8GB LPDDR4X
UFS 2.1
Aluminum frame, glass front/back
Dynamic AMOLED
HDR10+
60Hz
+43 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresSamsung Galaxy S10 (SM-G973F/DS 128GB)Samsung Galaxy S10 5G (SM-G977N 256GB)
ModelGalaxy S10 (SM-G973F/DS 128GB)Galaxy S10 5G (SM-G977N 256GB)
Other model namesGalaxy S10 (Exynos) G973F/Dual-Sim 8GB RAM, Samsung BeyondGalaxy S10 5G (Exynos) G977N, Samsung Beyond X
Country or region available(Latin America)(Europe)(Global, International)Brazil
(Latin America), (Europe), (Global, International), Brazil
South Korea
South Korea
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release dateMarch, 2019May, 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)77.1 x 162.6 millimeters (3.04 x 6.4 in)
Weight157 grams (5.5 ounces)198 grams (6.93 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 (SM-G973F/DS 128GB)Samsung Galaxy S10 5G (SM-G977N 256GB)
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 9.0 Pie
Firmware updateAndroid 10Android 10
HardwareSamsung Galaxy S10 (SM-G973F/DS 128GB)Samsung Galaxy S10 5G (SM-G977N 256GB)
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 9820 (8nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 9820 (8nm)
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:
2.7Ghz Dual-Core Mongoose M4
2.3Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A75
1.9Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A55
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G76 MP12ARM Mali-G76 MP12
RAM memory8GB LPDDR4X8GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (109GB available)
UFS 2.1
256GB (226GB available)
UFS 2.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Not supported
DisplaySamsung Galaxy S10 (SM-G973F/DS 128GB)Samsung Galaxy S10 5G (SM-G977N 256GB)
Display typeDynamic AMOLEDDynamic AMOLED
Screen size6.1" inches6.7" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~88% (screen-to-body ratio)~89.4% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1440x3040 pixels (19:9)1440x3040 pixels (19:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)551 PPI502 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 6Gorilla Glass 6
Display features60Hz, HDR10+60Hz, HDR10+
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy S10 (SM-G973F/DS 128GB)Samsung Galaxy S10 5G (SM-G977N 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 Mbps2000/150 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G, 5G
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
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
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 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)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNSA/Sub6 (Bands 78)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSA
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 (SM-G973F/DS 128GB)Samsung Galaxy S10 5G (SM-G977N 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 (SM-G973F/DS 128GB)Samsung Galaxy S10 5G (SM-G977N 256GB)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
12.2 megapixels
12MP telephotof/2.41/3.6"52mm1.0µmAFOIS2x-optical-zoom
16MP ultrawidef/2.212mm
(quad camera)
12.2 megapixels
12MP telephotof/2.41/3.6"52mm1.0µmAFOIS2x-optical-zoom
16MP ultrawidef/2.212mm
0.3MP TOFTime-of-Flight
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 lens26mm 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: 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 (SM-G973F/DS 128GB)Samsung Galaxy S10 5G (SM-G977N 256GB)
Front camera (secondary)10 megapixels(dual front camera)
10 megapixels
0.3MP TOFTime-of-Flight
Front camera resolution3872x2592 pixels3872x2592 pixels
Video recording (secondary)4K UHD (3840x2160)4K UHD (3840x2160)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy S10 (SM-G973F/DS 128GB)Samsung Galaxy S10 5G (SM-G977N 256GB)
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 (SM-G973F/DS 128GB)Samsung Galaxy S10 5G (SM-G977N 256GB)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)USB Type-C (reversible)
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
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/ax (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) Wifi6 + MIMO
DLNASupportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy S10 (SM-G973F/DS 128GB)Samsung Galaxy S10 5G (SM-G977N 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
Gesture
Heart rate
SpO2
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
ANT+
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: 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
Power supplySamsung Galaxy S10 (SM-G973F/DS 128GB)Samsung Galaxy S10 5G (SM-G977N 256GB)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity3400 mAh4500 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 (11V/2.25A) Fast battery charging
15W Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
9W Reverse wireless charging between devices
USB Power Delivery 3.0
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy S10 (SM-G973F/DS 128GB)Samsung Galaxy S10 5G (SM-G977N 256GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.93W/kg (head) | 0.79W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.477W/kg (head) | 1.593W/kg (body)feature not registered
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