Comparison between:
- HTC 10
- Samsung Galaxy S10 5G SD855

Brand and model

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

HTC 10Samsung Galaxy S10 5G SD855
HTC 10
Prices
Samsung Galaxy S10 5G SD855
Prices
Model alias-SM-G977N
G977N
SM-G977U
G977U

Design

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

Width71.9 mm
7.19 cm
0.236 ft
2.831 in
77.1 mm
7.71 cm
0.253 ft
3.035 in
Height145.9 mm
14.59 cm
0.479 ft
5.744 in
162.6 mm
16.26 cm
0.533 ft
6.402 in
Thickness9 mm
0.9 cm
0.03 ft
0.354 in
7.9 mm
0.79 cm
0.026 ft
0.311 in
Weight161 g
0.35 lbs
5.68 oz
198 g
0.44 lbs
6.98 oz
Volume94.41 cm³
5.73 in³
99.04 cm³
6.01 in³
ColorsSilver
Gray
Gold
Red
White
Body materialsMetalGlass
Aluminium alloy
Certification-IP68

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 cards11
Features-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
CDMACDMA 800 MHz (WL SKU)
CDMA 1900 MHz (WL SKU)
-
UMTSUMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
LTELTE 800 MHz
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE 700 MHz (B28)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40) (UHL SKU)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41) (UHL SKU)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38) (UHL SKU)
LTE 1500 MHz (B32) (UHL SKU)
LTE 850 MHz (B26) (UHL SKU)
LTE 800 MHz (B19) (UHL SKU)
LTE 1500 MHz (B21) (UHL SKU)
LTE 700 MHz (B29) (WL SKU)
LTE 700 MHz Class 13 (WL SKU)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B30) (WL SKU)
LTE 1900 MHz (WL SKU)
LTE 1700/2100 MHz (WL SKU)
LTE 700 MHz (B12) (WL SKU)
LTE 700 MHz Class 17 (WL SKU)
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)

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 9
EV-DO Rev. A
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 20
5G NSA
-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 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Android 7.0 Nougat
Android 8.0 Oreo
Android 9.0 Pie
User interface (UI)Sense 8One 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 820 MSM8996Qualcomm Snapdragon 855
Process technology14 nm7 nm
CPU2x 2.15 GHz Kryo, 2x 1.6 GHz Kryo1x 2.84 GHz Kryo 485, 3x 2.42 GHz Kryo 485, 4x 1.8 GHz Kryo 485
CPU bits64 bit64 bit
Instruction setARMv8-AARMv8-A
Level 1 cache memory (L1)32 KB + 32 KB-
Level 2 cache memory (L2)1536 KB
1.5 MB
-
CPU cores48
CPU frequency2150 MHz2840 MHz
GPUQualcomm Adreno 530Qualcomm Adreno 640
GPU frequency624 MHz-
RAM capacity4 GB8 GB
RAM typeLPDDR4LPDDR4X
RAM channelsDouble channelDouble channel
RAM frequency1866 MHz2133 MHz
-Advanced heatpipe cooling system

Storage

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

Storage32 GB
64 GB
256 GB
-UFS 2.1

Memory cards

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

TypesmicroSD
microSDHC
microSDXC
-

Display

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

Type/technologySuper LCD 5Dynamic AMOLED
Diagonal size5.2 in
132.08 mm
13.21 cm
6.7 in
170.18 mm
17.02 cm
Width2.55 in
64.75 mm
6.48 cm
2.87 in
72.85 mm
7.29 cm
Height4.53 in
115.12 mm
11.51 cm
6.06 in
153.8 mm
15.38 cm
Aspect ratio1.778:1
16:9
2.111:1
Resolution1440 x 2560 pixels1440 x 3040 pixels
Pixel density565 ppi
222 ppcm
502 ppi
197 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area71.29 %89.66 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Corning Gorilla Glass 4
2.5D curved glass screen
Corning Gorilla Glass 6
Dual Edge display
Always-On Display
Peak brightness - 1200 cd/m²
VR headset support
HDR10+

Sensors

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

SensorsProximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Fingerprint
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint
Hall
Heart rate
-In-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 modelSony IMX377 Exmor R-
Sensor typeCMOS BSICMOS
Sensor size6.25 x 4.65 mm
0.31 in
-
Sensor format-1/2.55"
Pixel size1.55 µm
0.001550 mm
1.4 µm
0.001400 mm
Crop factor5.55-
ISO100 - 320050 - 800
Aperturef/1.8f/1.5 - 2.4
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent4.58 mm
25.44 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
26 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
Field of view-77 °
Flash typeDual LEDDual LED
Image resolution4032 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
Video FPS30 fps60 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
Macro mode
RAW
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Laser autofocus (LAF)
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)
STMicroelectronics VL53L0
1080p @ 60 fps
720p @ 120 fps
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/2.4 (#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)
Angle of view - 123° (#3)
Dual OIS (#3)
TOF (Time Of Flight) 3D camera

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 modelSamsung S5K4E6-
Sensor typeISOCELLCMOS
Sensor size3.2 x 2.4 mm
0.16 in
-
Pixel size1.235 µm
0.001235 mm
1.22 µm
0.001220 mm
Crop factor10.82-
Aperturef/1.8f/1.9
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent2.34 mm
25.31 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
-
Field of view-80 °
Image resolution2592 x 1944 pixels
5.04 MP
4320 x 2432 pixels
10.51 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps
Features-Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Optical image stabilization
Auto HDR
Phase detection with Dual Pixel
Auto HDR
TOF (Time Of Flight) 3D camera

Audio

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

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Stereo speakers
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Stereo speakers
Hi-Res Audio384 kHz / 32-bit
AKG audio
Dolby Atmos

Radio

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

Radio-Yes

Tracking/Positioning

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

Tracking/PositioningGPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou
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
-VHT80 MU-MiMO
1024-QAM

Bluetooth

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

Version4.25.0
FeaturesA2DPA2DP
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-C
Version3.13.1
FeaturesCharging
Mass storage
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 jackYesYes

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

ConnectivityComputer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
DLNA
NFC
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

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
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
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
AVI
DivX
MP4
WMV
Xvid
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.

Capacity3000 mAh4500 mAh
TypeLi-PolymerLi-Ion
3G talk time27 h
1620 min
1.1 days
-
3G stand-by time456 h
27360 min
19 days
-
4G talk time27 h
1620 min
1.1 days
-
4G stand-by time456 h
27360 min
19 days
-
Charger output power5 V / 2.5 A
9 V / 1.7 A
12 V / 1.25 A
-
Quick charge technologyQualcomm Quick Charge 3.0Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0
FeaturesFast charging
Non-removable
Wireless charging
Fast charging
Non-removable
-Qi/PMA wireless charging - 15 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 (USA)0.66 W/kg0.46 W/kg
Body SAR (USA)0.55 W/kg1.11 W/kg

Additional features

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

Additional features-DisplayPort via USB Type-C
Samsung DeX
Wireless reverse charging - 9 W
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