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Samsung Galaxy S10 (SM-G973U 128GB) vs Samsung Galaxy S20 (SM-G980F/DS)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy S10 vs Samsung Galaxy S20 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy S20 XSamsung Galaxy S10 (SM-G973U 128GB)08Points
Samsung Galaxy S10 (SM-G973U 128GB)
6.1"
AMOLED

1440x3040

12.2
MP

10mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3400
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
13PointsSamsung Galaxy S20 (SM-G980F/DS)Compare Samsung Galaxy S10 X
Samsung Galaxy S20 (SM-G980F/DS)
6.2"
AMOLED

1440x3200

12.2
MP

10mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy S20 (SM-G980F/DS)

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-G973U 128GB)8 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S10 (SM-G973U 128GB)vsGalaxy S20 (SM-G980F/DS)13 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S20 (SM-G980F/DS)
+2.84Ghz 64bit Octa-Core2%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.73Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
+157 grams (5.5 ounces)4%
Lighter
vs163 grams (5.71 ounces)
+7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)1%
Thinner
vs7.9 millimeters (0.31 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)
+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
+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
8GB LPDDR4Xvs+8GB LPDDR5Advantage
This RAM type is better and more efficient.
UFS 2.1vs+UFS 3.0Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
60Hzvs+120Hz100%
The display reproduces more frames per second because the frequency (Hertz) is higher, improves fluidity and tires your eyes less.
1440x3040 pixelsvs+1440x3200 pixels5%
Higher resolution screen
551 PPIvs+566 PPI3%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
6.1"vs+6.2"2%
Larger screen
(triple camera) 12.2MP + 12MP + 16MPvs+(triple camera) 12.2MP + 64MP + 12MP119%
Higher resolution main camera
1/2.55" inchesvs+1/1.76" inches45%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
4K UHD (3840x2160)vs+8K UHD (7680x4320)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
3400 mAhvs+4000 mAh18%
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.
1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
vs+2 slots (Dual-SIM) + e-SIM (Eletronic)
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Govs+USB 3.2 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.

42 Common items in both devices
128GB (109GB available) / 128GB (104GB available)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
Aluminum frame, glass front/back
Dynamic AMOLED
HDR10+
16 million
LED flash
+35 specs and more in the table below

Check the comparison table below for more items that are not evaluated in comparison score above.

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Physical featuresSamsung Galaxy S10 (SM-G973U 128GB)Samsung Galaxy S20 (SM-G980F/DS)
ModelGalaxy S10 (SM-G973U 128GB)Galaxy S20 (SM-G980F/DS)
Other model namesGalaxy S10 (Snapdragon) G973UZBAXAA Unlocked, Samsung BeyondGalaxy S20 4G-LTE G980F/Dual-Sim (Exynos, 8GB RAM) - Global
Country or region availableUSA
USA
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release dateMarch, 2019March, 2020
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)69.1 x 151.7 millimeters (2.72 x 5.97 in)
Weight157 grams (5.5 ounces)163 grams (5.71 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-G973U 128GB)Samsung Galaxy S20 (SM-G980F/DS)
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 10
Firmware updateAndroid 10feature not registered
HardwareSamsung Galaxy S10 (SM-G973U 128GB)Samsung Galaxy S20 (SM-G980F/DS)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SDM855 (7nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 990 (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:
2.73Ghz Dual-Core Mongoose M5
2.5Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A76
2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A55
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 640ARM Mali-G77 MP11
RAM memory8GB LPDDR4X8GB LPDDR5
Internal storage128GB (109GB available)
UFS 2.1
128GB (104GB available)
UFS 3.0
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy S10 (SM-G973U 128GB)Samsung Galaxy S20 (SM-G980F/DS)
Display typeDynamic AMOLEDDynamic AMOLED
Screen size6.1" inches6.2" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~88% (screen-to-body ratio)~88.5% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1440x3040 pixels (19:9)1440x3200 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)551 PPI566 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 6Gorilla Glass 6
Display features60Hz, HDR10+120Hz, HDR10+
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy S10 (SM-G973U 128GB)Samsung Galaxy S20 (SM-G980F/DS)
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF) + e-SIM
Maximum download/upload2000/150 Mbps2000/200 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 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
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 Cat20 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 32, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
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, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE
CallingSamsung Galaxy S10 (SM-G973U 128GB)Samsung Galaxy S20 (SM-G980F/DS)
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-G973U 128GB)Samsung Galaxy S20 (SM-G980F/DS)
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
64MP telephotof/2.029mm1/1.72"0.8µmPDAFOIS1.1x-optical-zoom
12MP ultrawidef/2.213mm1.4µmSuper-Steady-video
Main camera resolution4032x3024 pixels4032x3024 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps8K UHD (7680x4320) 24 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.5 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/2.55" inches1/1.76" inches
Pixel size1.4µm pixel1.8µm 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-G973U 128GB)Samsung Galaxy S20 (SM-G980F/DS)
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 registered1/3.2" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.22µm pixel
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy S10 (SM-G973U 128GB)Samsung Galaxy S20 (SM-G980F/DS)
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 (SM-G973U 128GB)Samsung Galaxy S20 (SM-G980F/DS)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 3.2 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)USB Type-C (reversible)
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/ax (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 (SM-G973U 128GB)Samsung Galaxy S20 (SM-G980F/DS)
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
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: Cosmic Grey, Cloud Blue, Cloud Pink, Cloud White, Aura Red
- Ultrasonic fingerprint sensor
- One UI 2
- 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-G973U 128GB)Samsung Galaxy S20 (SM-G980F/DS)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity3400 mAh4000 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
15W Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
9W Reverse wireless charging between devices
USB Power Delivery 3.0
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered1200 minutes | 20 hours | 0.8 day
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy S10 (SM-G973U 128GB)Samsung Galaxy S20 (SM-G980F/DS)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)1.05W/kg (head) | 1.59W/kg (body)0.76W/kg (head) | 1.01W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.279W/kg (head) | 1.525W/kg (body)
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