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Samsung Galaxy S10e (SM-G970U 128GB) vs Samsung Galaxy S10 (SM-G973F/DS 128GB)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy S10e vs Samsung Galaxy S10 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy S10 XSamsung Galaxy S10e (SM-G970U 128GB)03Points
Samsung Galaxy S10e (SM-G970U 128GB)
5.8"
AMOLED

1080x2280

12.2
MP

10mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3100
mAh

(Non removable)

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11PointsSamsung Galaxy S10 (SM-G973F/DS 128GB)Compare Samsung Galaxy S10e X
Samsung Galaxy S10 (SM-G973F/DS 128GB)
6.1"
AMOLED

1440x3040

12.2
MP

10mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3400
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 S10e (SM-G970U 128GB)3 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S10e (SM-G970U 128GB)vsGalaxy S10 (SM-G973F/DS 128GB)11 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S10 (SM-G973F/DS 128GB)
+2.84Ghz 64bit Octa-Core18%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.7Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
+150 grams (5.25 ounces)5%
Lighter
vs157 grams (5.5 ounces)
+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
6GB LPDDR4Xvs+8GB LPDDR4X33%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)vs+7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)1%
Thinner
1080x2280 pixelsvs+1440x3040 pixels78%
Higher resolution screen
435 PPIvs+551 PPI27%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
5.8"vs+6.1"5%
Larger screen
(dual camera) 12.2MP + 16MPvs+(triple camera) 12.2MP + 12MP + 16MP43%
Higher resolution main camera
Only digital zoomvs+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
Not supportedvs+Heart rateAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+SpO2Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
3100 mAhvs+3400 mAh10%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
vs+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

49 Common items in both devices
128GB (109GB available)
UFS 2.1
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
Aluminum frame, glass front/back
Dynamic AMOLED
HDR10+
60Hz
+42 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresSamsung Galaxy S10e (SM-G970U 128GB)Samsung Galaxy S10 (SM-G973F/DS 128GB)
ModelGalaxy S10e (SM-G970U 128GB)Galaxy S10 (SM-G973F/DS 128GB)
Other model namesGalaxy S10E (Snapdragon) SM-G970UZWAXA 6GB RAM UnlockedGalaxy S10 (Exynos) G973F/Dual-Sim 8GB RAM, Samsung Beyond
Country or region availableUSA
USA
(Latin America)(Europe)(Global, International)Brazil
(Latin America), (Europe), (Global, International), Brazil
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release dateMarch, 2019March, 2019
Depth7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)69.9 x 142.2 millimeters (2.75 x 5.6 in)70.4 x 149.9 millimeters (2.77 x 5.9 in)
Weight150 grams (5.25 ounces)157 grams (5.5 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 S10e (SM-G970U 128GB)Samsung Galaxy S10 (SM-G973F/DS 128GB)
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 9.0 Pie
Firmware updateAndroid 10Android 10
HardwareSamsung Galaxy S10e (SM-G970U 128GB)Samsung Galaxy S10 (SM-G973F/DS 128GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SDM855 (7nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 9820 (8nm)
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:
2.7Ghz Dual-Core Mongoose M4
2.3Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A75
1.9Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A55
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 640ARM Mali-G76 MP12
RAM memory6GB LPDDR4X8GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (109GB available)
UFS 2.1
128GB (109GB available)
UFS 2.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy S10e (SM-G970U 128GB)Samsung Galaxy S10 (SM-G973F/DS 128GB)
Display typeDynamic AMOLEDDynamic AMOLED
Screen size5.8" inches6.1" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~84.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~88% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2280 pixels (19:9)1440x3040 pixels (19:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)435 PPI551 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Gorilla Glass 6
Display features60Hz, HDR10+60Hz, HDR10+
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy S10e (SM-G970U 128GB)Samsung Galaxy S10 (SM-G973F/DS 128GB)
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)
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 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
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
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 (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)
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, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, 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 S10e (SM-G970U 128GB)Samsung Galaxy S10 (SM-G973F/DS 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 S10e (SM-G970U 128GB)Samsung Galaxy S10 (SM-G973F/DS 128GB)
Back camera (main camera)(dual camera)
12.2 megapixels
16MP ultrawidef/2.212mm
(triple camera)
12.2 megapixels
12MP telephotof/2.41/3.6"52mm1.0µmAFOIS2x-optical-zoom
16MP ultrawidef/2.212mm
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
ZoomOnly digital 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 S10e (SM-G970U 128GB)Samsung Galaxy S10 (SM-G973F/DS 128GB)
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/1.9 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy S10e (SM-G970U 128GB)Samsung Galaxy S10 (SM-G973F/DS 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 S10e (SM-G970U 128GB)Samsung Galaxy S10 (SM-G973F/DS 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)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) + 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 S10e (SM-G970U 128GB)Samsung Galaxy S10 (SM-G973F/DS 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
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
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, Canary Yellow, Flamingo Pink
- One UI
- Always-on display
- 32-bit/384kHz audio
- Dolby Atmos/AKG sound
- Bixby
- Samsung DeX
- Samsung Pay (MST, NFC)
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- 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
Power supplySamsung Galaxy S10e (SM-G970U 128GB)Samsung Galaxy S10 (SM-G973F/DS 128GB)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity3100 mAh3400 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 (9V/1.67A) Fast battery charging
15W Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
9W Reverse wireless charging between devices
USB Power Delivery 2.0
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy S10e (SM-G970U 128GB)Samsung Galaxy S10 (SM-G973F/DS 128GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.68W/kg (head) | 1.59W/kg (body)0.93W/kg (head) | 0.79W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.477W/kg (head) | 1.593W/kg (body)
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