Comparison between:
- Samsung Galaxy Note8 Exynos
- Samsung Galaxy Note10 5G Exynos
- Samsung Galaxy Note10+ 5G SD855

Brand and model

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

Samsung Galaxy Note8 ExynosSamsung Galaxy Note10 5G ExynosSamsung Galaxy Note10+ 5G SD855
Samsung Galaxy Note8 Exynos
Prices
Samsung Galaxy Note10 5G ExynosSamsung Galaxy Note10+ 5G SD855
Prices
Model aliasGalaxy Note 8 Exynos
SM-N950F
N950F
SM-N950K
N950K
SM-N950L
N950L
SM-N950S
N950S
SM-N9508
N9508
Galaxy Note 10 5G Exynos
SM-N971N
N971N
Galaxy Note10 Plus 5G SD855
Galaxy Note 10Plus 5G SD855
Galaxy Note 10+ 5G SD855
SM-N976U
N976U
SM-N976F

Design

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

Width74.8 mm
7.48 cm
0.25 ft
2.94 in
71.8 mm
7.18 cm
0.24 ft
2.83 in
77.2 mm
7.72 cm
0.25 ft
3.04 in
Height162.5 mm
16.25 cm
0.53 ft
6.4 in
151 mm
15.1 cm
0.5 ft
5.94 in
162.3 mm
16.23 cm
0.53 ft
6.39 in
Thickness8.6 mm
0.86 cm
0.03 ft
0.34 in
7.9 mm
0.79 cm
0.03 ft
0.31 in
7.9 mm
0.79 cm
0.03 ft
0.31 in
Weight195 g
0.43 lbs
6.88 oz
168 g
0.37 lbs
5.93 oz
196 g
0.43 lbs
6.91 oz
Volume104.53 cm³
6.35 in³
85.65 cm³
5.2 in³
98.98 cm³
6.01 in³
ColorsBlack
Gold
Blue
Gray
Pink
Aura Glow
Aura White
Aura Black
Aura Pink
Aura Red
Aura Glow
Aura White
Aura Black
Body materialsGlass
Aluminium alloy
Glass
Aluminium alloy
Glass
Aluminium alloy
CertificationIP68IP68IP68

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-SIMNano-SIM
Number of SIM cards111
FeaturesDual SIM optional (A variant of the model with two SIM card slots is available)-Dual SIM optional (A variant of the model with two SIM card slots is available)

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
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
GSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
TD-SCDMATD-SCDMA 1880-1920 MHz
TD-SCDMA 2010-2025 MHz
TD-SCDMA 1880-1920 MHz
TD-SCDMA 2010-2025 MHz
-
UMTSUMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
LTELTE 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-TDD 1900 MHz (B39)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE 700 MHz (B12)
LTE 700 MHz (B28)
LTE-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 700 MHz (B28)
LTE-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)
5G NR-5G-TDD 2500 MHz (n41)
5G-TDD 3500 MHz (n78
5G mmWave 39 GHz (n260)
5G mmWave 28 GHz (n261)
5G-TDD 2500 MHz (n41)
5G-TDD 3500 MHz (n78
5G mmWave 39 GHz (n260)
5G mmWave 28 GHz (n261)

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 16
TD-SCDMA
TD-HSDPA
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 20
TD-SCDMA
TD-HSDPA
5G NSA
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 20
5G NSA
-Enhanced 4x4 MIMO
Up to 7CA
LAA
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 7.1.1 Nougat
Android 8.0 Oreo
Android 9.0 Pie
Android 9.0 PieAndroid 9.0 Pie
User interface (UI)Grace UX
One
One 1.1One 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.

SoCSamsung Exynos 9 Octa 8895Samsung Exynos 9 9825Qualcomm Snapdragon 855
Process technology10 nm7 nm7 nm
CPU4x 2.3 GHz Exynos M2 Mongoose, 4x 1.7 GHz ARM Cortex-A532x 2.73 GHz Exynos M4, 2x 2.4 GHz ARM Cortex-A75, 4x 1.95 GHz ARM Cortex-A551x 2.84 GHz Kryo 485, 3x 2.42 GHz Kryo 485, 4x 1.8 GHz Kryo 485
CPU bits64 bit64 bit64 bit
Instruction setARMv8-AARMv8.2-AARMv8-A
CPU cores888
CPU frequency2300 MHz-2840 MHz
GPUARM Mali-G71 MP20ARM Mali-G76 MP12Qualcomm Adreno 640
GPU cores2012-
GPU frequency546 MHz-672 MHz
RAM capacity6 GB12 GB12 GB
RAM typeLPDDR4XLPDDR4XLPDDR4X
RAM channelsDouble channelDouble channelDouble channel
RAM frequency1794 MHz2093 MHz2133 MHz

Storage

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

Storage64 GB
128 GB
256 GB
256 GB256 GB
512 GB
UFS 2.1UFS 3.0UFS 3.0

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/technologySuper AMOLEDDynamic AMOLEDDynamic AMOLED
Diagonal size6.3 in
160.02 mm
16 cm
6.3 in
160.02 mm
16 cm
6.8 in
172.72 mm
17.27 cm
Width2.76 in
70 mm
7 cm
2.7 in
68.5 mm
6.85 cm
2.91 in
73.94 mm
7.39 cm
Height5.67 in
143.9 mm
14.39 cm
5.69 in
144.62 mm
14.46 cm
6.15 in
156.09 mm
15.61 cm
Aspect ratio2.056:12.111:12.111:1
Resolution1440 x 2960 pixels1080 x 2280 pixels1440 x 3040 pixels
Pixel density522 ppi
205 ppcm
400 ppi
157 ppcm
495 ppi
194 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area83.14 %91.67 %92.41 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Dual Edge display
Always-On Display
Corning Gorilla Glass 6
Dual Edge display
Always-On Display
HDR10+
Corning Gorilla Glass 6
Dual Edge display
Always-On Display
HDR10+

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
Heart rate
Iris sensor
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint
Hall
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint
Hall
-In-display ultrasonic fingerprint sensorIn-display ultrasonic 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 model-Samsung SAK2L4-
Sensor typeCMOSISOCELLCMOS
Sensor format1/3.6"1/2.55"1/2.55"
Pixel size1 µm
0.001000 mm
1.4 µm
0.001400 mm
1.4 µm
0.001400 mm
ISO-50 - 80050 - 800
Aperturef/1.7f/1.5 - 2.4f/1.5 - 2.4
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent26 mm *(35 mm / full frame)26 mm *(35 mm / full frame)26 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
Field of view77 °77 °77 °
Flash typeDual LEDDual LEDDual LED
Image resolution4032 x 3024 pixels
12.19 MP
4032 x 3024 pixels
12.19 MP
4032 x 3024 pixels
12.19 MP
Video resolution3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
Video FPS30 fps60 fps60 fps
FeaturesAutofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization
Optical image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
RAW
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Autofocus
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
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)
Phase detection with Dual Pixel
Object tracking AF
Smart OIS
High CRI LED flash
720p @ 240 fps
Secondary rear camera - 12 MP (telephoto)
Optical Image Stabilization (#2)
Aperture size - f/2.4 (#2)
Angle of view - 45° (#2)
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)
Sensor model - Samsung S5K3M3 (#2)
Sensor type - ISOCELL (#2)
Sensor size - 1/3.4" (#2)
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)
Sensor size - Samsung S5K3P9SP (#3)
Sensor type - ISOCELL (#3)
Sensor size - 1/3.1" (#3)
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)
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)

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-Samsung S5K3J1-
Sensor typeCMOSCMOSCMOS
Sensor format1/3.6"--
Pixel size1.22 µm
0.001220 mm
1.22 µm
0.001220 mm
-
Aperturef/1.7f/2.2f/2.2
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent25 mm *(35 mm / full frame)25 mm *(35 mm / full frame)25 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
Field of view80 °80 °80 °
Image resolution3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
3648 x 2736 pixels
9.98 MP
3648 x 2736 pixels
9.98 MP
Video resolution2560 x 1440 pixels
3.69 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps30 fps
Features-Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Auto HDRPhase detection with Dual Pixel
Auto HDR
Phase detection with Dual Pixel
Auto HDR

Audio

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

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Stereo speakers
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Stereo speakers
192 kHz / 24-bit384 kHz / 32-bit
AKG audio
Dolby Atmos
Headphone adapter
384 kHz / 32-bit
AKG audio
Dolby Atmos
Headphone adapter

Radio

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

RadioNoNoYes

Tracking/Positioning

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

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

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
802.11a
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
802.11ax
VHT80 MU-MiMO
1024-QAM
VHT80 MU-MiMO
1024-QAM
VHT80 MU-MiMO
1024-QAM

Bluetooth

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

Version5.05.05.0
FeaturesA2DP
AVRCP
DIP
HFP
HID
HSP
LE
MAP
OPP
PAN
PBAP
A2DP
AVRCP
DIP
HFP
HID
HSP
LE
MAP
OPP
PAN
PBAP
A2DP
AVRCP
DIP
HFP
HID
HSP
LE
MAP
OPP
PAN
PBAP

USB

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

Connector typeUSB Type-CUSB Type-CUSB Type-C
Version3.13.13.1
FeaturesCharging
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
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 jackYesNoNo

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

ConnectivityComputer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
NFC
ANT+
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
NFC
ANT+
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
NFC
ANT+

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
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
AAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
aptX
eAAC+
FLAC
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
XMF
LDAC
AAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
aptX
eAAC+
FLAC
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
XMF
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
3GPP2
AVI
DivX
Flash Video
H.263
H.264
MKV
MP4
WebM
WMV
Xvid
ASF
3GPP
3GPP2
AVI
DivX
Flash Video
H.263
H.264
MKV
MP4
WebM
WMV
Xvid
ASF

Battery

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

Capacity3300 mAh3500 mAh4300 mAh
TypeLi-PolymerLi-PolymerLi-Polymer
2G talk time22 h
1320 min
0.9 days
--
3G talk time22 h
1320 min
0.9 days
--
Charger output power5 V / 2 A
9 V / 1.67 A
5 V / 3 A
9 V / 2.77 A
11 V / 2.25 A
5 V / 3 A
9 V / 2.77 A
11 V / 2.25 A
Quick charge technologyQualcomm Quick Charge 2.0-Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0
FeaturesWireless charging
Fast charging
Non-removable
Wireless charging
Fast charging
Non-removable
Wireless charging
Fast charging
Non-removable
Qi/PMA wireless chargingQi/PMA wireless charging - 20 WQi/PMA wireless charging - 20 W

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)0.173 W/kg--
Body SAR (EU)1.29 W/kg--
Head SAR (USA)0.61 W/kg--
Body SAR (USA)0.56 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 (4096 pressure levels)
SM-N950F - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: head - 0.173 W/kg; body - 1.290 W/kg
SM-N950F - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) US: head - 0.610 W/kg; body - 0.560 W/kg
SM-N950K - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) US: head - 0.530 W/kg; body - 0.630 W/kg
S Pen stylus with Bluetooth LE (4096 pressure levels)
DisplayPort via USB Type-C
Samsung DeX
Wireless reverse charging - 9 W
S Pen stylus with Bluetooth LE (4096 pressure levels)
DisplayPort via USB Type-C
Samsung DeX
Wireless reverse charging - 9 W
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