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Xiaomi Mi A3 128GB vs Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ SM-N975U1

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Xiaomi Mi A3 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Xiaomi Mi A3 128GB
6.088"
AMOLED

720x1560

48
MP

32mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4030
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Compare Xiaomi Mi A3 X23Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ SM-N975U1
Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ SM-N975U1
6.8"
AMOLED

1440x3040

12.2
MP

10mp

12GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4300
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ SM-N975U1

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 Xiaomi Mi A3 128GB
Mi A3 128GBvsGalaxy Note 10+ SM-N975U1
 13%13%
+Lighter
174 grams (6.09 ounces)vs196 grams (6.86 ounces)
 43%43%
+Higher resolution main camera
(triple camera) 48MP + 8MP + 2MPvs(quad camera) 12.2MP + 12MP + 16MP + 0.3MP
 28%28%
+The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth
1/2" inchesvs1/2.55" inches
 2 times100%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) 32MPvs(front) 10MP
Advantage
+Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
3.5mm jackvsType-C reversible connector
Advantage
+It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
2 slots Dual-SIMvs1 slot

23 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ SM-N975U1
Galaxy Note 10+ SM-N975U1vsMi A3 128GB
 34%34%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2.84Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
 2 times100%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
12GB LPDDR4Xvs4GB LPDDR4X
 111%100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
256GB (230GB user available)vs128GB (109GB user available)
Advantage
+Fastest write and read storage
UFS 3.0vsUFS 2.1
 3 times100%
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCvsUntil 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
 8%8%
+Thinner
7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)vs8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)
 3 times100%
+Higher resolution screen
1440x3040 pixelsvs720x1560 pixels
 76%76%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
495 PPIvs282 PPI
 12%12%
+Larger screen
6.8"vs6.088"
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 camerasvsPDAF: 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
 20%20%
+Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
f/1.5 (aperture)vsf/1.8 (aperture)
 3 times100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)vsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels)
 3 times100%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G+ LTE-A) 2000 Mbpsvs(4G+ LTE-A) 450 Mbps
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
BarometervsNot supported
 7%7%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
4300 mAhvs4030 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)
Advantage
+With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device
DLNAvsNot supported
Advantage
+NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
NFCvsNot supported
Advantage
+More speed data transfer as mp3 and photos via USB
USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GovsUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
Advantage
+Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
IP68 certifiedvsNot supported

26 Common items in both devices
Aluminum frame, front/back glass
Super AMOLED / Dynamic AMOLED
16 million
LED flash
HDR photo on both cameras / HDR photo/video on both cameras
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)
4G+ LTE-A
Capacitive
Multitouch
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Fingerprint (under display)
Face unlock
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable) / Li-Ion (Non removable)
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
Active noise cancellation
FM
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou / A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
5.0 version A2DP/LE
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Gorilla Glass 5
+ COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresXiaomi Mi A3 128GBSamsung Galaxy Note 10+ SM-N975U1
ModelMi A3 128GBGalaxy Note 10+ SM-N975U1
Also known asXiaomi Mi A3 (Android One) 4GB RAM + 128GBSamsung Galaxy Note10 Pro SM-N975U1 Unlocked (Snapdragon)
Country or region availableVarious (International)USA
BrandXiaomiSamsung
Release dateJuly, 2019August, 2019
Depth8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)71.85 x 153.48 millimeters (2.83 x 6.04 in)77.2 x 162.3 millimeters (3.04 x 6.39 in)
Weight174 grams (6.09 ounces)196 grams (6.86 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, front/back glassAluminum frame, front/back glass
Protection against water and othersNot supportedIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30min
Operating system (OS)Xiaomi Mi A3 128GBSamsung Galaxy Note 10+ SM-N975U1
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 9.0 Pie
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareXiaomi Mi A3 128GBSamsung Galaxy Note 10+ SM-N975U1
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 SDM665 (11nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SDM855 (7nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Gold
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 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 610Qualcomm Adreno 640
RAM memory4GB LPDDR4X12GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (109GB user available)
UFS 2.1
256GB (230GB user available)
UFS 3.0
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayXiaomi Mi A3 128GBSamsung Galaxy Note 10+ SM-N975U1
Display typeSuper AMOLEDDynamic AMOLED
Screen size6.088" inches6.8" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~82.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~92.1% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Display resolution720x1560 pixels1440x3040 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)282 PPI495 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Gorilla Glass 5
Mobile networks and dataXiaomi Mi A3 128GBSamsung Galaxy Note 10+ SM-N975U1
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 Cat9 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40)
VoLTE
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 networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGENot supported
Maximum download/upload450/50 Mbps2000/150 Mbps
Messaging and callingXiaomi Mi A3 128GBSamsung Galaxy Note 10+ SM-N975U1
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 cameraXiaomi Mi A3 128GBSamsung Galaxy Note 10+ SM-N975U1
Main camera(triple camera)
48 megapixels
8MP ultrawide (f/2.2 1.12µm)
2MP depth sensor (f/2.4)
(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 resolution8000x6000 pixels4032x3024 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 60 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.5 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered27mm lens
Sensor size1/2" inches1/2.55" inches
Pixel size0.8µm pixel1.4µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: 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 on both camerasHDR photo/video on both cameras
Front / secondary cameraXiaomi Mi A3 128GBSamsung Galaxy Note 10+ SM-N975U1
Front camera32 megapixels10 megapixels
Front camera resolution6528x4896 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 lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel size0.8µm pixel1.22µm pixel
MultimediaXiaomi Mi A3 128GBSamsung Galaxy Note 10+ SM-N975U1
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesXiaomi Mi A3 128GBSamsung Galaxy Note 10+ SM-N975U1
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jackType-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)
DLNANot supportedSupported
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portSupportedNot supported
Other functionsXiaomi Mi A3 128GBSamsung Galaxy Note 10+ SM-N975U1
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
Face unlock
Fingerprint (under display)
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Gesture
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint (under display)
Other features- Colors: Gray, White, Blue
- Android One
- 2.5D glass screen
- 19.5:9 display ratio
- Quick Charge 3
- WiFi direct, display, 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 autonomyXiaomi Mi A3 128GBSamsung Galaxy Note 10+ SM-N975U1
BatteryLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Li-Ion (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging
Reverse wireless charging between devices
Battery capacity4030 mAh4300 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)9V/2A=18W45W
Talk timefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rate (SAR)Xiaomi Mi A3 128GBSamsung Galaxy Note 10+ SM-N975U1
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registered0.57 W/Kg (head) | 1.59 W/Kg (body)
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registeredfeature not registered