Galaxy Note 9 vs Note 10–which one is better?

galaxy note 10 vs note 9

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 is out but should you get Note 10 Plus or save some money and get the Note 9? So, we decided to list the differences between the entry level Note 10 and compared it with the now-older Note 9.

Note 9 features on left and Note 10 features on right.

Type    Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors    Dynamic AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size    6.4 inches, 103.2 cm2 (~83.4% screen-to-body ratio)    6.3 inches, 98.6 cm2 (~90.9% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution    1440 x 2960 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio (~516 ppi density)    1080 x 2280 pixels, 19:9 ratio (~401 ppi density)
OS    Android 8.1 (Oreo), upgradable to Android 9.0 (Pie); One UI    Android 9.0 (Pie); One UI
Chipset    Exynos 9810 (10 nm) – EMEA
Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845 (10 nm) – USA/LATAM, China    Exynos 9825 (7 nm) – EMEA/LATAM
Qualcomm SDM855 Snapdragon 855 (7 nm) – USA/China
CPU    Octa-core (4×2.7 GHz Mongoose M3 & 4×1.8 GHz Cortex-A55) – EMEA
Octa-core (4×2.8 GHz Kryo 385 Gold & 4×1.7 GHz Kryo 385 Silver) – USA/LATAM, China    Octa-core (2×2.73 GHz Mongoose M4 & 2×2.4 GHz Cortex-A75 & 4×1.9 GHz Cortex-A55) – EMEA/LATAM
Octa-core (1×2.8 GHz Kryo 485 & 3×2.4 GHz Kryo 485 & 4×1.7 GHz Kryo 485) – USA/China
GPU    Mali-G72 MP18 – EMEA
Adreno 630 – USA/LATAM, China    Mali-G76 MP12 – EMEA/LATAM
Adreno 640 – USA/China

Card slot    microSD, up to 1 TB (uses shared SIM slot) – dual SIM model only    No
Internal    512 GB, 8 GB RAM or 128 GB, 6 GB RAM    256 GB, 8 GB RAM
Modules    12 MP, f/1.5-2.4, 26mm (wide), 1/2.55″, 1.4µm, dual pixel PDAF, OIS
12 MP, f/2.4, 52mm (telephoto), 1/3.4″, 1.0µm, AF, OIS, 2x optical zoom    12 MP, f/1.5-1.8-2.4, 27mm (wide), 1/2.55″, 1.4µm, Dual Pixel PDAF, OIS
12 MP, f/2.1, 52mm (telephoto), 1/3.6″, 1.0µm, AF, OIS, 2x optical zoom
16 MP, f/2.2, 12mm (ultrawide), 1.0µm
Features    LED flash, auto-HDR, panorama    LED flash, auto-HDR, panorama
Video    2160p@60fps, 1080p@240fps, 720p@960fps, HDR, dual-video rec.    2160p@60fps, 1080p@240fps, 720p@960fps, HDR, dual-video rec.
Modules    8 MP, f/1.7, 25mm (wide), 1/3.6″, 1.22µm, AF    10 MP, f/2.2, 26mm (wide), 1.22µm, Dual Pixel PDAF
Features    Dual video call, Auto-HDR    Dual video call, Auto-HDR
Video    1440p@30fps    1440p@30fps
Loudspeaker    Yes, with stereo speakers    Yes, with stereo speakers
3.5mm jack    Yes    No
32-bit/384kHz audio
Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic    32-bit/384kHz audio
Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
Dolby Atmos/AKG sound
WLAN    Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot    Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth    5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX    5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX
GPS    Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO    Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
NFC    Yes    Yes
Infrared port    No    No
Radio    No    FM radio (USA & Canada only)
USB    3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector    3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
Battery    Non-removable Li-Ion 4000 mAh battery    Non-removable Li-Ion 3500 mAh battery
Colors    Metallic Copper, Lavender Purple, Ocean Blue, Midnight Black, Pure White, Alpine White    Aura Glow, Aura White, Aura Black

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