Samsung Galaxy Note 10 vs Xiaomi Black Shark 2

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Display

Display size

6.3 inches
6.4 inches

Resolution

1080 x 2280 pixels
1080 x 2340 pixels

Pixel density

400 ppi
403 ppi

Technology

Dynamic AMOLED
AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

91.34 %
81.78 %

Peak brightness

 
430 cd/m2 (nit)

Features

HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR video support, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Triple camera
Dual camera

Main camera

12 megapixels
48 megapixels

Hardware Features

Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus
Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.5/F2.4; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Sensor size: 1/2"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera

12 megapixels
13 megapixels

Hardware Features

Telephoto, Optical image stabilization, Autofocus
Telephoto, Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.1; Focal Length: 52 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.6"; Pixel size: 1 μm
Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.2; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Third camera

16 megapixels
 

Hardware Features

Ultra-wide
 

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Pixel size: 1 μm
 

Flash

LED
LED

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (120 fps)

Features

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse
Video calling, Video sharing

Front

10 megapixels
20 megapixels

Features

Autofocus, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

5.94 x 2.83 x 0.31 inches (151 x 71.8 x 7.9 mm)
6.44 x 2.95 x 0.35 inches (163.61 x 75.01 x 8.77 mm)

Weight

5.89 oz (167 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (173 g)
7.23 oz (205 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (173 g)

Materials

Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6); Frame: Aluminum
 

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 68
 

Biometrics

2D Face unlock, In-screen fingerprint
In-screen fingerprint

Features

Stylus
 

Colors

 
Black, Silver

Colors

Aura glow, Aura white, Aura black
 

Multimedia

Headphones

USB Type-C (reversible)
USB Type-C (reversible)

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features

32-Bit DAC, Dolby Atmos, aptX-HD
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio

FM
 

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SM8150
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855

Processor

Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 485, 64-bit, 7 nm
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 485, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

Adreno 640
Adreno 640

RAM

8 GB
12 GB

Internal storage

256 GB, not expandable
256 GB

Available to use

223.4 GB
 

OS

Android (9.0 Pie), Samsung One UI
Android (9.0 Pie)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, ax, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct

USB

USB Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1
USB Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0

Features

Mass storage device, USB OTG, Video out
Mass storage device

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, BeiDou

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Mobile Payment

Samsung Pay
 

Other

NFC, ANT+
VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 66, 71
Bands 1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38, 39, 40, 41, 46, 48
Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41

UMTS

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data

LTE-A Pro Cat 20 (2000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Battery

Capacity

3500 mAh
4000 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Charging

Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, USB Power Delivery, Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging, Qi and Powermat wireless charging, Reverse wireless charging
Qualcomm Quick Charge 4

Talk time (4G)

38 hours
 

Internet use

LTE: 14 hours; Wi-Fi: 14 hours
 

Music playback

60.00 hours
 

Video playback

19.00 hours
 

Phone features

Notifications

 
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration

Other features

 
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Jul 22, 2019
 

FCC ID value: A3LSMN970U link
 

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.30 W/kg
 

Body

0.95 W/kg
 

Simultaneous Transmission

1.59 W/kg
 

Wireless Router

1.02 W/kg
 

Phablet

3.96 W/kg
 

Shopping information

In The Box

 
Power Adapter, USB Type-C Cable, Type-C Audio Adapter, Contact Pin, Protective Case, Screen Protector, Manual

MSRP price

$ 950
 
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