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Sony Xperia 1 (SO-03L) vs Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ (SM-N975F)

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Sony Xperia 1 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Sony Xperia 1 (SO-03L)
6.5"
OLED

1644x3840

12
MP

8mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3330
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Compare Sony Xperia 1 X17Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ (SM-N975F)
Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ (SM-N975F)
6.8"
AMOLED

1440x3040

12.2
MP

10mp

12GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4300
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ (SM-N975F)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal, so don't just evaluate it. Our goal is to help, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which is the best! Comment!


05 Advantages Sony Xperia 1 (SO-03L)
Xperia 1 (SO-03L)vsGalaxy Note 10+ (SM-N975F)
 1%1%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2.84Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs2.73Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
 10%10%
+Lighter
178 grams (6.23 ounces)vs196 grams (6.86 ounces)
 44%44%
+Higher resolution screen
1644x3840 pixelsvs1440x3040 pixels
 30%30%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
643 PPIvs495 PPI
Advantage
+The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cable
USB Type-C SlimPort®vsNot supported

17 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ (SM-N975F)
Galaxy Note 10+ (SM-N975F)vsXperia 1 (SO-03L)
 100%100%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
12GB LPDDR4Xvs6GB LPDDR4X
 4 times100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
256GB (230GB user available)vs64GB (48GB user available)
Advantage
+Fastest write and read storage
UFS 3.0vsUFS 2.1
 4%4%
+Thinner
7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)vs8.2 millimeters (0.32 inches)
Advantage
+This device has a Dynamic AMOLED screen, which are brighter and more vivid
Dynamic AMOLEDvsOLED
 5%5%
+Larger screen
6.8"vs6.5"
 12%12%
+Higher resolution main camera
(quad camera) 12.2MP + 12MP + 16MP + 0.3MPvs(triple camera) 12MP + 12MP + 12MP
Advantage
+You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focus
PDAF: phase detection autofocus on both camerasvsPDAF: phase detection autofocus
 2%2%
+The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth
1/2.55" inchesvs1/2.6" inches
 7%7%
+Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
f/1.5 (aperture)vsf/1.6 (aperture)
 26%26%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) 10MPvs(front) 8MP
 3 times100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)vsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels)
 25%25%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G+ LTE-A) 2000 Mbpsvs(4G+ LTE-A) 1600 Mbps
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Face unlockvsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
ANT+vsNot supported
 29%29%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
4300 mAhvs3330 mAh
Advantage
+WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) is newer and faster
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)vs802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)

33 Common items in both devices
Until 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
Aluminum frame, glass front/back
16 million
LED flash
Digital and optical zoom
OIS (5-axis): Optical stabilization / OIS (2-axis): Optical stabilization
BSI sensor
HDR photo/video on both cameras
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)
4G+ LTE-A
Capacitive
Multitouch
Type-C reversible connector
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint (side-mounted) / Fingerprint (under display)
Li-Ion (Non removable)
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
Active noise cancellation
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
DLNA
5.0 version A2DP/LE
NFC
USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Gorilla Glass 6 / Gorilla Glass 5
IP68 certified
+ COMMON ITEMS

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

Model and physical featuresSony Xperia 1 (SO-03L)Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ (SM-N975F)
ModelXperia 1 (SO-03L)Galaxy Note 10+ (SM-N975F)
Also known asSony Xperia 1 64GB (NTT DoCoMo), Sony KumanoSamsung Galaxy Note10 Pro SM-N975F Single-Sim (Exynos)
Country or region availableJapanEurope
BrandSonySamsung
Release dateMay, 2019August, 2019
Depth8.2 millimeters (0.32 inches)7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)72 x 167 millimeters (2.83 x 6.57 in)77.2 x 162.3 millimeters (3.04 x 6.39 in)
Weight178 grams (6.23 ounces)196 grams (6.86 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
Operating system (OS)Sony Xperia 1 (SO-03L)Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ (SM-N975F)
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 9.0 Pie
Firmware updateAndroid 10Android 10
HardwareSony Xperia 1 (SO-03L)Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ (SM-N975F)
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SDM855 (7nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 9825 (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 M4
2.4Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A75
1.9Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A55
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 640ARM Mali-G76 MP12
RAM memory6GB LPDDR4X12GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage64GB (48GB user available)
UFS 2.1
256GB (230GB user available)
UFS 3.0
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySony Xperia 1 (SO-03L)Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ (SM-N975F)
Display typeOLEDDynamic AMOLED
Screen size6.5" inches6.8" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~82% (screen-to-body ratio)~92.1% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Display resolution1644x3840 pixels1440x3040 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)643 PPI495 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 6Gorilla Glass 5
Mobile networks and dataSony Xperia 1 (SO-03L)Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ (SM-N975F)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
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 networkUMTS 800/850/2100UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G/5G networkLTE Cat19/13 (Bands 1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 12, 13, 17, 19, 21, 28)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41, 42)
LTE Cat20 (Bands [waiting])
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
Maximum download/upload1600/150 Mbps2000/150 Mbps
Messaging and callingSony Xperia 1 (SO-03L)Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ (SM-N975F)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
Primary / back cameraSony Xperia 1 (SO-03L)Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ (SM-N975F)
Main camera(triple camera)
12 megapixels
12MP telephoto (f/2.4 52mm 1/3.4" 1.0µm PDAF 2x-zoom OIS)
12MP ultrawide (f/2.4 16mm 1/3.4" 1.0µm)
(quad camera)
12.2 megapixels
12MP telephoto (f/2.1 1/3.6" 52mm 1.0µm PDAF OIS 2x-zoom)
16MP ultrawide (f/2.2, 12mm 1.0µm)
0.3MP TOF
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels4032x3024 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 60 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.6 (aperture)f/1.5 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens27mm lens
Sensor size1/2.6" inches1/2.55" inches
Pixel size1.4µm pixel1.4µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus on both cameras
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS (5-axis): 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
Front / secondary cameraSony Xperia 1 (SO-03L)Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ (SM-N975F)
Front camera8 megapixels10 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels3872x2592 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length24mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/4" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.12µm pixel1.22µm pixel
MultimediaSony Xperia 1 (SO-03L)Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ (SM-N975F)
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviDMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesSony Xperia 1 (SO-03L)Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ (SM-N975F)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputUSB Type-C SlimPort®Not supported
Audio outputType-C reversible connectorType-C reversible connector
Bluetooth5.0 version A2DP/LE5.0 version A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNASupportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSony Xperia 1 (SO-03L)Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ (SM-N975F)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Hall effect
Fingerprint (side-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Gesture
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint (under display)
ANT+
Other features- Colors: Black, Gray, Purple, White
- 21:9 ratio display
- DCI-P3 100% display
- HDR BT.2020 display
- BIONZ X camera
- Dolby Atmos sound
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- USB Power Delivery 2.0
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, White, Blue, 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 supply and autonomySony Xperia 1 (SO-03L)Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ (SM-N975F)
BatteryLi-Ion (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Li-Ion (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging
Reverse wireless charging between devices
Battery capacity3330 mAh4300 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)18W45W
Talk timefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rate (SAR)Sony Xperia 1 (SO-03L)Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ (SM-N975F)
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registered0.35 W/Kg (head) | 0.7 W/Kg (body)
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registered0.187 W/Kg (head) | 1.404 W/Kg (body)