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Samsung Galaxy S10e (SM-G970U 128GB) vs Samsung Galaxy S20+ (SM-G985F/DS)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy S10e vs Samsung Galaxy S20+ Plus phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy S20+ Plus XSamsung Galaxy S10e (SM-G970U 128GB)05Points
Samsung Galaxy S10e (SM-G970U 128GB)
5.8"
AMOLED

1080x2280

12.2
MP

10mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3100
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
15PointsSamsung Galaxy S20+ (SM-G985F/DS)Compare Samsung Galaxy S10e X
Samsung Galaxy S20+ (SM-G985F/DS)
6.7"
AMOLED

1440x3200

12.2
MP

10mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4500
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy S20+ (SM-G985F/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 S10e (SM-G970U 128GB)5 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S10e (SM-G970U 128GB)vsGalaxy S20+ (SM-G985F/DS)15 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S20+ (SM-G985F/DS)
+2.84Ghz 64bit Octa-Core2%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.73Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
+150 grams (5.25 ounces)24%
Lighter
vs186 grams (6.51 ounces)
+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
+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
6GB LPDDR4Xvs+8GB LPDDR533%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
UFS 2.1vs+UFS 3.0Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)vs+7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)1%
Thinner
60Hzvs+120Hz100%
The display reproduces more frames per second because the frequency (Hertz) is higher, improves fluidity and tires your eyes less.
1080x2280 pixelsvs+1440x3200 pixels87%
Higher resolution screen
435 PPIvs+524 PPI20%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
5.8"vs+6.7"16%
Larger screen
(dual camera) 12.2MP + 16MPvs+(quad camera) 12.2MP + 64MP + 12MP + 0.3MP2 times
Higher resolution main camera
Only digital zoomvs+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
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
3100 mAhvs+4500 mAh45%
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.

41 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
+34 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresSamsung Galaxy S10e (SM-G970U 128GB)Samsung Galaxy S20+ (SM-G985F/DS)
ModelGalaxy S10e (SM-G970U 128GB)Galaxy S20+ (SM-G985F/DS)
Other model namesGalaxy S10E (Snapdragon) SM-G970UZWAXA 6GB RAM UnlockedGalaxy S20 Plus 4G-LTE G985F/Dual-Sim (Exynos, 8GB RAM)
Country or region availableUSA
USA
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release dateMarch, 2019March, 2020
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)73.7 x 161.9 millimeters (2.9 x 6.37 in)
Weight150 grams (5.25 ounces)186 grams (6.51 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 S20+ (SM-G985F/DS)
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 10
Firmware updateAndroid 10feature not registered
HardwareSamsung Galaxy S10e (SM-G970U 128GB)Samsung Galaxy S20+ (SM-G985F/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 memory6GB 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 S10e (SM-G970U 128GB)Samsung Galaxy S20+ (SM-G985F/DS)
Display typeDynamic AMOLEDDynamic AMOLED
Screen size5.8" inches6.7" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~84.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~90.8% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2280 pixels (19:9)1440x3200 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)435 PPI524 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Gorilla Glass 6
Display features60Hz, HDR10+120Hz, HDR10+
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy S10e (SM-G970U 128GB)Samsung Galaxy S20+ (SM-G985F/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 Mbps2000/150 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
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 S10e (SM-G970U 128GB)Samsung Galaxy S20+ (SM-G985F/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 S10e (SM-G970U 128GB)Samsung Galaxy S20+ (SM-G985F/DS)
Back camera (main camera)(dual camera)
12.2 megapixels
16MP ultrawidef/2.212mm
(quad camera)
12.2 megapixels
64MP telephotof/2.029mm1/1.72"0.8µmPDAFOIS1.1x-optical-zoom
12MP ultrawidef/2.213mm1.4µmSuper-Steady-video
0.3MP TOF 3Df/1.0
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
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 S20+ (SM-G985F/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 S10e (SM-G970U 128GB)Samsung Galaxy S20+ (SM-G985F/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 S10e (SM-G970U 128GB)Samsung Galaxy S20+ (SM-G985F/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 S10e (SM-G970U 128GB)Samsung Galaxy S20+ (SM-G985F/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
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
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, 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: Cosmic Black, Cosmic Grey, Cloud Blue, Cloud White, Aura Red, Aura Blue
- 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 S10e (SM-G970U 128GB)Samsung Galaxy S20+ (SM-G985F/DS)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity3100 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 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 S10e (SM-G970U 128GB)Samsung Galaxy S20+ (SM-G985F/DS)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.68W/kg (head) | 1.59W/kg (body)0.72W/kg (head) | 1.03W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.376W/kg (head) | 1.57W/kg (body)
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