Skip to content

Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 (16GB) vs Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ 5G (SM-N976U)

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus 5G phones with full specifications. What's the best?

,
Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 (16GB)
5.5"
IPS

1080x1920

13
MP

5mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3060
mAh

(Removable)

vs
38PointsSamsung Galaxy Note 10+ 5G (SM-N976U)Compare Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 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 Note 10+ 5G (SM-N976U)

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!

Redmi Note 2 (16GB)4 Advantages Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 (16GB)vsGalaxy Note 10+ 5G (SM-N976U)38 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ 5G (SM-N976U)
+160 grams (5.6 ounces)24%
Lighter
vs198 grams (6.93 ounces)
+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
vsType-C reversible connector
+LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Removable)Advantage
Removable battery can be replaced easily
vsLi-Ion (Non removable)
+2 slots Dual-SIMAdvantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
vs1 slot
2Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2.84Ghz 64bit Octa-Core29%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2GB LPDDR3vs+12GB LPDDR4X5 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
16GB (11GB user free)vs+256GB (230GB user free)20 times
More internal storage for applications and files
eMMC 5.0vs+UFS 3.0Advantage
Fastest write and read storage
Until 128GB microSD, microSDXCvs+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC7 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
8.3 millimeters (0.33 inches)vs+7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)5%
Thinner
Plastic body, glass frontvs+Aluminum frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
TFT LCD IPSvs+Dynamic AMOLEDAdvantage
This device has a Dynamic AMOLED screen, which are brighter and more vivid
1080x1920 pixelsvs+1440x3040 pixels111%
Higher resolution screen
401 PPIvs+495 PPI23%
Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
5.5"vs+6.8"24%
Larger screen
(back) 13MPvs+(quad camera) 12.2MP + 12MP + 16MP + 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
PDAF: phase detection autofocusvs+PDAF: phase detection autofocus on both camerasAdvantage
You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focus
EIS: Digital stabilizationvs+OIS (2-axis): Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
Not supportedvs+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
HDR photo only main cameravs+HDR photo/video on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
f/2.2 (aperture)vs+f/1.5 (aperture)47%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
(front) 5MPvs+(front) 10MP104%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Full HD (1920x1080)vs+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
(front) HD (1280x720)vs+(front) 4K UHD (3840x2160)8 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
Android 5.0.2 Lollipopvs+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
4G LTEvs+5G SA/NSAAdvantage
The 5G SA/NSA network is newer and faster
(4G LTE) 150 Mbpsvs+(5G SA/NSA) 2000 Mbps12 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Fingerprint (under display)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
3060 mAhvs+4300 mAh41%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
Not supportedvs+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)vs+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)Advantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) is newer and faster
Not supportedvs+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device
4.0 version A2DPvs+5.0 version A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 version A2DP/LE is newer and faster
Not supportedvs+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
MicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Govs+USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
More speed data transfer as mp3 and photos via USB
Not supportedvs+Gorilla Glass 5Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
Not supportedvs+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

14 Common items in both devices
16 million
LED flash
Capacitive
Multitouch
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
+7 specs and more in the table below

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

Highlight differencesClear highlight
Physical featuresXiaomi Redmi Note 2 (16GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ 5G (SM-N976U)
ModelRedmi Note 2 (16GB)Galaxy Note 10+ 5G (SM-N976U)
Other model namesRedmi Note 2 (2015051), Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 StandardSamsung Galaxy Note10 Plus 5G SM-N976U (Snapdragon)
Country or region availableChina(Global, International)
China, (Global, International)
USA
USA
BrandXiaomiSamsung
Release dateAugust, 2015August, 2019
Depth8.3 millimeters (0.33 inches)7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)76 x 152 millimeters (2.99 x 5.98 in)77.2 x 162.3 millimeters (3.04 x 6.39 in)
Weight160 grams (5.6 ounces)198 grams (6.93 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30min
System (OS)Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 (16GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ 5G (SM-N976U)
Operating systemAndroid 5.0.2 LollipopAndroid 9.0 Pie
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 10
HardwareXiaomi Redmi Note 2 (16GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ 5G (SM-N976U)
Chipset64bit - MediaTek MT6795 Helio X10 (28nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SDM855 (7nm)
CPU processor2Ghz Octa-Core ARM Cortex-A53Octa-Core, 3 processors:
2.84Ghz Single-Core Kryo 485
2.42Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 485
1.78Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 485
GPU graphical controllerPowerVR G6200 MP4 700MhzQualcomm Adreno 640
RAM memory2GB LPDDR312GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage16GB (11GB user free)
eMMC 5.0
256GB (230GB user free)
UFS 3.0
External storageUntil 128GB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayXiaomi Redmi Note 2 (16GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ 5G (SM-N976U)
Display typeTFT LCD IPSDynamic AMOLED
Screen size5.5" inches6.8" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~72.2% (screen-to-body ratio)~92.1% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Display resolution1080x1920 pixels1440x3040 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)401 PPI495 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass 5
Mobile networksXiaomi Redmi Note 2 (16GB)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
micro-SIM (3FF)
1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps2000/150 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 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 Cat4 (Bands 1, 3, 7)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41)
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 networkNot supportedNSA/Sub6 (Bands 5, 71, 260, 261)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTEGPRS, 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
CallingXiaomi Redmi Note 2 (16GB)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 recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraXiaomi Redmi Note 2 (16GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ 5G (SM-N976U)
Back camera (main camera)13 megapixels(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 resolution4128x3096 pixels4032x3024 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/1.5 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered27mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/2.55" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.4µm 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 only main cameraHDR photo/video on both cameras
2ª cameraXiaomi Redmi Note 2 (16GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ 5G (SM-N976U)
Front camera (secondary)5 megapixels10 megapixels
Front camera resolution2560x1920 pixels3872x2592 pixels
Video recording (secondary)HD (1280x720)4K UHD (3840x2160)
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 sizefeature not registered1.22µm pixel
MultimediaXiaomi Redmi Note 2 (16GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ 5G (SM-N976U)
RadioFM with RDSFM
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
ConnectivityXiaomi Redmi Note 2 (16GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ 5G (SM-N976U)
USBMicroUSB 2.0, 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
Bluetooth4.0 version A2DP5.0 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 Redmi Note 2 (16GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ 5G (SM-N976U)
Active noise cancellationNot supportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Gesture
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint (under display)
ANT+
Other features- Colors: White, Blue, Yellow, Pink, Green
- MIUI 7
- 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 supplyXiaomi Redmi Note 2 (16GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ 5G (SM-N976U)
BatteryLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Removable)Li-Ion (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging
Reverse wireless charging between devices
Battery capacity3060 mAh4300 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)10W45W
Talk time autonomy690 minutes | 11.5 hours | 0.5 dayfeature not registered
Standby8640 minutes | 144 hours | 6 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rateXiaomi Redmi Note 2 (16GB)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.)feature not registeredfeature not registered