Comparison between:
- Samsung Galaxy Note10+ 5G SD855
- Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro

Brand and model

Information about the brand, model and model alias (if any) of a specific device.

Samsung Galaxy Note10+ 5G SD855Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro
Samsung Galaxy Note10+ 5G SD855
Prices
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro
Prices
Model aliasGalaxy Note10 Plus 5G SD855
Galaxy Note 10Plus 5G SD855
Galaxy Note 10+ 5G SD855
SM-N976U
N976U
SM-N976F
Redmi Note9 Pro
Red Rice Note 9 Pro
Red Rice Note9 Pro
M2003J6B2G

Design

Information about the dimensions and weight of the device, shown in different measurement units. Body materials, available colors, certifications.

Width77.2 mm
7.72 cm
0.253 ft
3.039 in
76.68 mm
7.668 cm
0.252 ft
3.019 in
Height162.3 mm
16.23 cm
0.532 ft
6.39 in
165.75 mm
16.575 cm
0.544 ft
6.526 in
Thickness7.9 mm
0.79 cm
0.026 ft
0.311 in
8.8 mm
0.88 cm
0.029 ft
0.346 in
Weight196 g
0.43 lbs
6.91 oz
209 g
0.46 lbs
7.37 oz
Volume98.98 cm³
6.01 in³
111.85 cm³
6.79 in³
ColorsAura Glow
Aura White
Aura Black
Glacier White
Interstellar Black
Tropical Green
Body materialsGlass
Aluminium alloy
Glass
Plastic
CertificationIP68-

SIM card

The Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) is used in mobile devices for storing data authenticating the subscribers of mobile services.

SIM card typeNano-SIMNano-SIM
Number of SIM cards12
FeaturesDual SIM optional (A variant of the model with two SIM card slots is available)Dual SIM stand-by (Both cards are active. When one is busy, the other is not active)

Networks

A mobile (cellular) network is a radio system, which allows a large number of mobile devices to communicate with each other.

GSMGSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
GSM 850 MHz (B5)
GSM 900 MHz (B8)
GSM 1800 MHz (B3)
GSM 1900 MHz (B2)
CDMA-CDMA 800 MHz (BC0)
W-CDMA-W-CDMA 850 MHz (B5)
W-CDMA 900 MHz (B8)
W-CDMA 1900 MHz (B2)
W-CDMA 2100 MHz (B1)
UMTSUMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
-
LTELTE-TDD 1900 MHz (B39)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE 700 MHz Class 13
LTE 700 MHz Class 17
LTE 800 MHz
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1700/2100 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 1900 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE 700 MHz (B12)
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B5)
LTE-FDD 900 MHz (B8)
LTE-FDD 1800 MHz (B3)
LTE-FDD 2100 MHz (B1)
LTE-FDD 2600 MHz (B7)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
5G NR5G-TDD 2500 MHz (n41)
5G-TDD 3500 MHz (n78)
5G mmWave 39 GHz (n260)
5G mmWave 28 GHz (n261)
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Mobile network technologies and bandwidth

Communication between devices within mobile networks is realized via various generations of network technologies, which provide different bandwidth.

Mobile network technologiesUMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 20
5G NSA
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 12
EV-DO Rev. A
TD-SCDMA
TD-HSDPA
Enhanced 4x4 MIMO
Up to 7CA
LAA
-

Operating system

Operating system is the system software, which manages and controls the functioning of the hardware components of the device.

Operating system (OS)Android 9.0 PieMIUI V11 (Android 10)
User interface (UI)One 1.1-

System on Chip (SoC)

A system on a chip (SoC) includes into a single chip some of the main hardware components of the mobile device.

SoCQualcomm Snapdragon 855Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G
Process technology7 nm8 nm
CPU1x 2.84 GHz Kryo 485, 3x 2.42 GHz Kryo 485, 4x 1.8 GHz Kryo 4852x 2.3 GHz Kryo 465, 6x 1.8 GHz Kryo 465
CPU bits64 bit64 bit
Instruction setARMv8-AARMv8.2-A
CPU cores88
CPU frequency2840 MHz2300 MHz
GPUQualcomm Adreno 640Qualcomm Adreno 618
GPU frequency672 MHz750 MHz
RAM capacity12 GB6 GB
RAM typeLPDDR4XLPDDR4X
RAM channelsDouble channelDouble channel
RAM frequency2133 MHz2133 MHz

Storage

Every mobile device has a built-in storage (internal memory) with a fixed capacity.

Storage256 GB
512 GB
64 GB
128 GB
UFS 3.0UFS 2.1

Memory cards

Memory cards are used in mobile devices for expanding their external storage capacity.

TypesmicroSD
microSDHC
microSDXC
microSD
microSDHC
microSDXC

Display

The display of a mobile device is characterized by its technology, resolution, pixel density, diagonal length, color depth, etc.

Type/technologyDynamic AMOLEDIPS
Diagonal size6.8 in
172.72 mm
17.27 cm
6.67 in
169.42 mm
16.94 cm
Width2.91 in
73.94 mm
7.39 cm
2.74 in
69.52 mm
6.95 cm
Height6.15 in
156.09 mm
15.61 cm
6.08 in
154.5 mm
15.45 cm
Aspect ratio2.111:12.222:1
Resolution1440 x 3040 pixels1080 x 2400 pixels
Pixel density495 ppi
194 ppcm
395 ppi
155 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area92.41 %84.78 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Scratch resistant
Corning Gorilla Glass 6
Dual Edge display
Always-On Display
HDR10+
2.5D curved glass screen
Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Oleophobic coating
TÜV Rheinland Low Blue Light Certification
1500:1 contrast ratio
450 cd/m² typical brightness
84% NTSC

Sensors

Different sensors measure different physical quantities and convert them into signals recognizable by the mobile device.

SensorsProximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint
Hall
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Fingerprint
In-display ultrasonic fingerprint sensorSide-mounted fingerprint sensor

Rear camera

The primary camera of the mobile device is usually placed on its back and can be combined with one or more additional cameras.

Sensor typeCMOSCMOS
Sensor format1/2.55"-
Pixel size1.4 µm
0.001400 mm
0.8 µm
0.000800 mm
ISO50 - 800-
Aperturef/1.5 - 2.4f/1.79
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent26 mm *(35 mm / full frame)-
Field of view77 °-
Number of lenses-6
Flash typeDual LEDLED
Image resolution4032 x 3024 pixels
12.19 MP
64 MP
Video resolution3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
Video FPS60 fps30 fps
FeaturesAutofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Optical image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Autofocus
Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Macro mode
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Phase detection with Dual Pixel
Object tracking AF
Dual OIS
High CRI LED flash
1080p @ 240 fps
720p @ 960 fps
HDR10+ video recording
Secondary rear camera - 12 MP (telephoto)
Pixel size - 1.0 μm (#2)
Aperture size - f/2.1 (#2)
Phase detection (#2)
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) - 52 mm (#2)
Angle of view - 45° (#2)
Dual OIS (#2)
Third rear camera - 16 MP (ultra-wide angle)
Pixel size - 1.0 μm (#3)
Aperture size - f/2.2 (#3)
Dual OIS (#3)
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) - 13 mm (#3)
Angle of view - 123° (#3)
TOF (Time Of Flight) 3D camera
Aperture size - f/1.4 (#4)
Angle of view - 72° (#4)
Sony IMX582 versions also available
Pixel size - 1.6 μm (4-in-1 pixel binning)
Secondary rear camera - 8 MP (ultra-wide)
Sensor model - OmniVision OV8856 (#2)
GalaxyCore GC8034 version also available(#2)
Sensor size - 1/4" (#2)
Pixel size - 1.12 μm (#2)
Aperture size - f/2.2 (#2)
Angle of view - 118° (#2)
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) - 13 mm (#2)
Third rear camera - 2MP (depth-sensing)
Sensor model - GalaxyCore GC02M1 (#3)
Sensor size - 1/5" (#3)
Pixel size - 1.75 μm (#3)
Aperture size - f/2.4 (#3)
Fourth rear camera - 5MP (macro)
Sensor model - Samsung S5K5E9 (#4)
Pixel size - 1.12 μm (#4)
2 cm shooting distance (#4)

Front camera

Modern smartphones have one or more front cameras and their positioning has led to various design concepts – pop-up camera, rotating camera, notch, punch hole, under-display camera, etc.

Sensor model-OmniVision OV16A1Q
Sensor typeCMOS-
Pixel size-1 µm
0.001000 mm
Aperturef/2.2f/2
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent25 mm *(35 mm / full frame)-
Field of view80 °-
Image resolution3648 x 2736 pixels
9.98 MP
4608 x 3456 pixels
15.93 MP
Video resolution3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps
FeaturesPhase detection autofocus (PDAF)Face unlock
HDR
Face detection
Phase detection with Dual Pixel
Auto HDR
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Audio

Information about the type of speakers and the audio technologies supported by the device.

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Stereo speakers
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
384 kHz / 32-bit
AKG audio
Dolby Atmos
Headphone adapter
Smart PA
Dual microphones with active noise cancellation
1216 linear speaker
Z-axis linear motor

Radio

The radio in a mobile device is a built-in FM radio receiver.

RadioYesYes

Tracking/Positioning

Information about the positioning and navigation technologies supported by the device.

Tracking/PositioningGPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou
Galileo
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
Galileo
Beidou
NavIC

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi is a technology that provides wireless data connections between various devices within a short range.

Wi-Fi802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
802.11ax
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-Fi Display
VHT80 MU-MiMO
1024-QAM
2x2 MU-MIMO

Bluetooth

Bluetooth is a standard for secure wireless data transfer between different types of devices over short distances.

Version5.05.0
FeaturesA2DP
AVRCP
DIP
HFP
HID
HSP
LE
MAP
OPP
PAN
PBAP
A2DP
EDR
HID
LE

USB

The Universal Serial Bus (USB) is an industry standard that allows different electronic devices to exchange data.

Connector typeUSB Type-CUSB Type-C
Version3.12.0
FeaturesCharging
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
Mass storage
On-The-Go

Headphone jack

The headphone jack is an audio phone connector, a.k.a. an audio jack. The most widely used one in mobile devices is the 3.5 mm headphone jack.

Headphone jackNoYes

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

ConnectivityComputer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
NFC
ANT+
Computer sync
OTA sync
Infrared
Tethering
NFC
VoLTE
ViLTE
VoWiFi

Browser

A web browser is a software application for accessing, fetching, displaying and navigating through information on the World Wide Web.

BrowserHTML
HTML5
CSS 3
HTML
HTML5
CSS 3

Audio file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various audio file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital audio data.

Audio file formats/codecsAAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
aptX
eAAC+
FLAC
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
XMF
LDAC
AAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
aptX
aptX HD
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
LDAC

Video file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various video file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital video data.

Video file formats/codecs3GPP
3GPP2
AVI
DivX
Flash Video
H.263
H.264
MKV
MP4
WebM
WMV
Xvid
ASF
3GPP
AVI
DivX
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
MP4
VC-1
Xvid

Battery

The batteries of mobile devices differ in capacity and technology. They provide the electrical charge needed for the functioning of the devices.

Capacity4300 mAh5020 mAh
TypeLi-PolymerLi-Ion
Charger output power5 V / 3 A
9 V / 2.77 A
11 V / 2.25 A
5 V / 6 A
Quick charge technologyQualcomm Quick Charge 2.0-
FeaturesWireless charging
Fast charging
Non-removable
Fast charging
Non-removable
Qi/PMA wireless charging - 20 W33W in-box charger

Specific Absorption Rate (SAR)

The SAR rating shows the amount of electromagnetic radiation absorbed by the human body when using a mobile device, expressed in W/kg.

Head SAR (EU)-0.662 W/kg
Body SAR (EU)-1.021 W/kg
Head SAR (USA)-0.87 W/kg
Body SAR (USA)-0.71 W/kg

Additional features

Some devices have additional features, different from the standard ones above, but equally important and worth mentioning.

Additional featuresS Pen stylus with Bluetooth LE (4096 pressure levels)
DisplayPort via USB Type-C
Samsung DeX
Wireless reverse charging - 9 W
P2i splash-proof nano-coating
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