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Samsung Galaxy S20+ 5G (SM-G9860) vs Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ 5G (SM-N976U)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy S20+ Plus 5G vs Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus 5G phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus 5G XSamsung Galaxy S20+ 5G (SM-G9860)14Points
Samsung Galaxy S20+ 5G (SM-G9860)
6.7"
AMOLED

1440x3200

12.2
MP

10mp

12GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4500
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
04PointsSamsung Galaxy Note 10+ 5G (SM-N976U)Compare Samsung Galaxy S20+ Plus 5G X
Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ 5G (SM-N976U)
6.8"
AMOLED

1440x3040

12.2
MP

10mp

12GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4300
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy S20+ 5G (SM-G9860)

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 S20+ 5G (SM-G9860)14 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S20+ 5G (SM-G9860)vsGalaxy Note 10+ 5G (SM-N976U)4 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ 5G (SM-N976U)
+2.84Ghz 64bit Octa-Core1%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.84Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
+12GB LPDDR5Advantage
This RAM type is better and more efficient.
vs12GB LPDDR4X
+188 grams (6.58 ounces)5%
Lighter
vs198 grams (6.93 ounces)
+7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)1%
Thinner
vs7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
+120Hz100%
The display reproduces more frames per second because the frequency (Hertz) is higher, improves fluidity and tires your eyes less.
vs60Hz
+1440x3200 pixels5%
Higher resolution screen
vs1440x3040 pixels
+524 PPI6%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs495 PPI
+(quad camera) 12.2MP + 64MP + 12MP + 0.3MP119%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(quad camera) 12.2MP + 12MP + 16MP + 0.3MP
+1/1.76" inches45%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
vs1/2.55" inches
+8K UHD (7680x4320)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vs4K UHD (3840x2160)
+(5G SA/NSA) 5000 Mbps150%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(5G SA/NSA) 2000 Mbps
+4500 mAh5%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs4300 mAh
+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
vs1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
+USB 3.2 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
vsUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
128GB (104GB available)vs+256GB (230GB available)121%
More internal storage for applications and files
6.7"vs+6.8"1%
Larger screen
f/1.8 (aperture)vs+f/1.5 (aperture)20%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
25Wvs+45W80%
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.

43 Common items in both devices
UFS 3.0
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
Aluminum frame, glass front/back
Dynamic AMOLED
HDR10+
16 million
LED flash
+36 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 S20+ 5G (SM-G9860)Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ 5G (SM-N976U)
ModelGalaxy S20+ 5G (SM-G9860)Galaxy Note 10+ 5G (SM-N976U)
Other model namesGalaxy S20 Plus 5G G9860 Dual-Sim (Snapdragon, 12GB RAM)Samsung Galaxy Note10 Plus 5G SM-N976U (Snapdragon)
Country or region availableChinaHong Kong
China, Hong Kong
USA
USA
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release dateMarch, 2020August, 2019
Depth7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)73.7 x 161.9 millimeters (2.9 x 6.37 in)77.2 x 162.3 millimeters (3.04 x 6.39 in)
Weight188 grams (6.58 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 S20+ 5G (SM-G9860)Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ 5G (SM-N976U)
Operating systemAndroid 10Android 9.0 Pie
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 10
HardwareSamsung Galaxy S20+ 5G (SM-G9860)Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ 5G (SM-N976U)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SM8250 (7nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SDM855 (7nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 3 processors:
2.84Ghz Single-Core Kryo 585
2.42Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 585
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 585
Octa-Core, 3 processors:
2.84Ghz Single-Core Kryo 485
2.42Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 485
1.78Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 485
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 650Qualcomm Adreno 640
RAM memory12GB LPDDR512GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (104GB available)
UFS 3.0
256GB (230GB available)
UFS 3.0
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy S20+ 5G (SM-G9860)Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ 5G (SM-N976U)
Display typeDynamic AMOLEDDynamic AMOLED
Screen size6.7" inches6.8" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~90.8% (screen-to-body ratio)~92.1% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1440x3200 pixels (20:9)1440x3040 pixels (19:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)524 PPI495 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 6Gorilla Glass 5
Display features120Hz, HDR10+60Hz, HDR10+
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy S20+ 5G (SM-G9860)Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ 5G (SM-N976U)
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) + e-SIM
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload5000/200 Mbps2000/150 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G, 5G2G, 3G, 4G, 5G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkTD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat20 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat20 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 66, 71)
TD-LTE (Bands 46, 48)
Primary 5G networkSA/NSA/Sub6 (41, 78, 79)NSA/Sub6 (Bands 5, 71, 260, 261)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSAGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, 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 S20+ 5G (SM-G9860)Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ 5G (SM-N976U)
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 S20+ 5G (SM-G9860)Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ 5G (SM-N976U)
Back camera (main camera)(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
(quad camera)
12.2 megapixels
12MP telephotof/2.11/3.6"52mm1.0µmPDAFOIS2x-optical-zoom
16MP ultrawidef/2.212mm1.0µm
0.3MP TOF
Main camera resolution4032x3024 pixels4032x3024 pixels
Video recording (primary)8K UHD (7680x4320) 24 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.5 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens27mm lens
Sensor size1/1.76" inches1/2.55" inches
Pixel size1.8µm 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
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy S20+ 5G (SM-G9860)Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ 5G (SM-N976U)
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/2.2 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/3.2" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.22µm pixel1.22µm pixel
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy S20+ 5G (SM-G9860)Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ 5G (SM-N976U)
RadioFMFM
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 S20+ 5G (SM-G9860)Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ 5G (SM-N976U)
USBUSB 3.2 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 outputType-C reversible connectorType-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 S20+ 5G (SM-G9860)Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ 5G (SM-N976U)
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 (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: 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
- Colors: Black, White, Aura Glow
- Ultrasonic fingerprint sensor
- Stylus Pen (Bluetooth integration)
- One UI
- 3D Scanner app
- Always-on display
- 19:9 ratio and HDR10+ display
- 32-bit/384kHz audio
- Dolby Atmos/AKG sound
- Bixby
- Samsung DeX
- Samsung Pay (MST, NFC)
- ANT+
- USB Power Delivery 3.0
- Wireless charging: 20W
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy S20+ 5G (SM-G9860)Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ 5G (SM-N976U)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity4500 mAh4300 mAh
Charger, watts25W Fast battery charging
15W Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
9W Reverse wireless charging between devices
USB Power Delivery 3.0
45W 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 S20+ 5G (SM-G9860)Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ 5G (SM-N976U)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.441W/kg (head) | 1.566W/kg (body)feature not registered
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