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Sony Xperia XZ3 H9493 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U1)

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Sony Xperia XZ3 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 10 phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Sony Xperia XZ3 H9493
6"
POLED

1440x2880

19.2
MP

13mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3300
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Compare Sony Xperia XZ3 X19Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U1)
Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U1)
6.3"
AMOLED

1080x2280

12.2
MP

10mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3500
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U1)

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!


06 Advantages Sony Xperia XZ3 H9493
Xperia XZ3 H9493vsGalaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U1)
Advantage
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCvsNot supported
 68%68%
+Higher resolution screen
1440x2880 pixelsvs1080x2280 pixels
 34%34%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
537 PPIvs400 PPI
 11%11%
+The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth
1/2.3" inchesvs1/2.55" inches
 27%27%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) 13MPvs(front) 10MP
Advantage
+It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
2 slots Dual-SIMvs1 slot

19 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U1)
Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U1)vsXperia XZ3 H9493
 9%9%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2.84Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs2.7Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
 100%100%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
8GB LPDDR4Xvs4GB LPDDR4
 4 times100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
256GB (230GB user available)vs64GB (50GB user available)
 15%15%
+Lighter
168 grams (5.88 ounces)vs193 grams (6.76 ounces)
 25%25%
+Thinner
7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)vs9.9 millimeters (0.39 inches)
Advantage
+This device has a Dynamic AMOLED screen, which are brighter and more vivid
Dynamic AMOLEDvsP-OLED
 5%5%
+Larger screen
6.3"vs6"
 110%100%
+Higher resolution main camera
(triple camera) 12.2MP + 12MP + 16MPvs(back) 19.2MP
Advantage
+The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
Digital and optical zoomvsOnly digital zoom
Advantage
+You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focus
PDAF: phase detection autofocus on both camerasvsLDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocus
Advantage
+Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
OIS (2-axis): Optical stabilizationvsEIS: Digital stabilization
Advantage
+The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
BSI sensorvsNot supported
 33%33%
+Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
f/1.5 (aperture)vsf/2.0 (aperture)
 3 times100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)vsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Advantage
+Android 10 is newer and safer
Android 10vsAndroid 9.0 Pie
 67%67%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G+ LTE-A) 2000 Mbpsvs(4G+ LTE-A) 1200 Mbps
 6%6%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
3500 mAhvs3300 mAh
Advantage
+The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
FMvsNot supported
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)

30 Common items in both devices
Aluminum frame, front/back glass
16 million
LED flash
HDR photo/video on both cameras
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)
4G+ LTE-A
Capacitive
Multitouch
Type-C jack with 3.5mm jack adapter / Type-C reversible connector
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint (rear-mounted) / Fingerprint (under display)
Face unlock
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 5
Waterproof (IPxx certified) / IP68 certified
+ COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresSony Xperia XZ3 H9493Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U1)
ModelXperia XZ3 H9493Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U1)
Also known asSony Xperia XZ3 4GB RAM H9493, Sony AkatsukiSamsung Galaxy Note10 SM-N970U1 Unlocked (Snapdragon)
Country or region availableUSAVarious (International)USA
BrandSonySamsung
Release dateOctober, 2018August, 2019
Depth9.9 millimeters (0.39 inches)7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)73 x 158 millimeters (2.87 x 6.22 in)71.8 x 151 millimeters (2.83 x 5.94 in)
Weight193 grams (6.76 ounces)168 grams (5.88 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, front/back glassAluminum frame, front/back glass
Protection against water and othersWaterproof (IPxx certified)IP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30min
Operating system (OS)Sony Xperia XZ3 H9493Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U1)
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 9.0 Pie
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 10
HardwareSony Xperia XZ3 H9493Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U1)
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 MSM8998 (10nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SDM855 (7nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.7Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Gold
1.7Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Silver
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 630 710MhzQualcomm Adreno 640
RAM memory4GB LPDDR48GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage64GB (50GB user available)256GB (230GB user available)
UFS 3.0
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Not supported
DisplaySony Xperia XZ3 H9493Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U1)
Display typeP-OLEDDynamic AMOLED
Screen size6" inches6.3" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~80.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~91.4% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Display resolution1440x2880 pixels1080x2280 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)537 PPI400 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Gorilla Glass 5
Mobile networks and dataSony Xperia XZ3 H9493Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U1)
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)
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 850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G/5G networkLTE Cat18 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,13,17,19,20,25,26,28,66)
TD-LTE (Bands 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, 46, 48, 66, 71)
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 networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGENot supported
Maximum download/upload1200/200 Mbps2000/150 Mbps
Messaging and callingSony Xperia XZ3 H9493Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U1)
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
Primary / back cameraSony Xperia XZ3 H9493Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U1)
Main camera19.2 megapixels(triple 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)
Main camera resolution5056x3792 pixels4032x3024 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 60 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/1.5 (aperture)
Focal length25mm lens27mm lens
Sensor size1/2.3" inches1/2.55" inches
Pixel size1.22µm pixel1.4µm pixel
AutofocusLDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus on both cameras
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationOIS (2-axis): Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomDigital and optical zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo/video on both camerasHDR photo/video on both cameras
Front / secondary cameraSony Xperia XZ3 H9493Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U1)
Front camera13 megapixels10 megapixels
Front camera resolution4128x3096 pixels3872x2592 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length23mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/3" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.12µm pixel1.22µm pixel
MultimediaSony Xperia XZ3 H9493Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U1)
RadioNot supportedFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviDMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesSony Xperia XZ3 H9493Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U1)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio outputType-C jack with 3.5mm jack adapterType-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 XZ3 H9493Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U1)
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
Face unlock
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Gesture
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint (under display)
Other features- Colors: Black, Silver, Green, Red
- HDR display
- Triluminos display
- X-Reality Engine
- Power delivery
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- WiFi miracast
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- IP68 certified: dust/water proof up to 1.5m for 30min
- Colors: Black, White, Pink, Red, Glow
- Ultrasonic fingerprint sensor
- Stylus Pen (Bluetooth integration)
- One UI
- 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 XZ3 H9493Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U1)
BatteryLi-Ion (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging
Li-Ion (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging
Reverse wireless charging between devices
Battery capacity3300 mAh3500 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)feature not registered25W
Talk timefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rate (SAR)Sony Xperia XZ3 H9493Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U1)
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registered0.34 W/Kg (head) | 1.59 W/Kg (body)
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registeredfeature not registered