Samsung Galaxy S6 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 10

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Display

Size

5.1 inches
6.3 inches

Resolution

2560 x 1440 pixels,
577 PPI
2280 x 1080 pixels, 19:9 ratio,
400 PPI

Technology

Super AMOLED
Dynamic AMOLED

Screen-to-body

70.48 %
91.34 %

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7420
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SM8150

Processor

Octa-core, 2100 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 485, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

Mali-T760 MP8
Adreno 640

RAM

3GB LPDDR4
8GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

128GB, not expandable
256GB, not expandable

Available to use

 
223.4 GB

Device type

Smart phone
Smart phone

OS

Android (7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop), Samsung TouchWiz UI
Android (10, 9.0 Pie), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity

2550 mAh
3500 mAh

Type

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

Charging

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

Talk time (3G)

23.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1388 min)
 

Talk time (4G)

 
38 hours

Internet use

3G: 10 hours; LTE: 12 hours; Wi-Fi: 12 hours
LTE: 14 hours; Wi-Fi: 14 hours

Music playback

57.00 hours
60.00 hours

Video playback

13.00 hours
19.00 hours

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Triple camera

Main camera

16 MP
12 MP

Features

OIS, Autofocus, BSI sensor
OIS, PDAF

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.9; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F1.5/F2.4; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Second camera

 
12 MP

Features

 
Telephoto, OIS, Autofocus

Specifications

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

Third camera

 
16 MP

Features

 
Ultra-wide

Specifications

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

Flash

LED
LED

Software Features

Manual focus, HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Smile detection, Voice activation, Burst mode, Scenes, Effects, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Touch to focus, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging
Manual focus, RAW image capture, HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Burst mode, Night mode, Scenes, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Shutter speed control, Touch to focus, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging

Video recording

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

Features

OIS, HDR, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Video light, Video calling
OIS, HDR, Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, EIS

Front

5 MP
10 MP

Features

HDR
Autofocus, HDR

Video capture

2560x1440 (QHD) (30 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps)

Design

Form factor

Candybar
Candybar

Dimensions

5.65 x 2.78 x 0.27 inches (143.4 x 70.5 x 6.8 mm)
5.94 x 2.83 x 0.31 inches (151 x 71.8 x 7.9 mm)

Weight

4.87 oz (138 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)
5.89 oz (167 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)

Materials

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

Resistance

 
Water, Dust; IP 68

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
2D Face unlock, Ultrasonic in-screen fingerprint

Features

Notification light, Touch sensitive control keys
Stylus

Keys

Left: Volume control; Right: Lock/Unlock key
Left: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key

Colors

Black, Gold, Blue, White
Aura glow, Aura white, Aura black

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 14(700 PS), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46, 48(3600)

UMTS

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

GSM

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

CDMA

 
800, 1900 MHz

Data Speed

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA, UMTS
LTE-A Pro Cat 20 (2000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

2G Data

EDGE, GPRS
EDGE, GPRS

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Global Roaming

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features

Album art cover, Background playback, Custom equalizer, Preset equalizer, Sound effects
32-Bit DAC, Dolby Atmos, aptX-HD

Screen mirroring

DLNA, Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio

 
FM

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.1
5.0

Profiles/ Protocols

Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Attribute Protocol (ATT), Audio/Video Control Transport Protocol (AVCTP), Audio/Video Distribution Transport Protocol (AVDTP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Bluetooth Network Encapsulation Protocol (BNEP), Device ID Profile (DID), Generic Access (GAP), Generic Attribute Profile (GATT), Generic Audio/Video Distribution (GAVDP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), HID over GATT Profile (HOGP), Human Interface Device (HID), Logical Link Control and Adaptation Protocol (L2CAP), Message Access Profile (MAP), Multi-Channel Adaptation Protocol (MCAP), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Phone Book Access (PBAP), Scan Parameters Profile (ScPP), Security Manager Protocol, Serial Port (SPP), Service Discovery Protocol (SDP), SIM Access (SAP)
Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Generic Access (GAP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Heart Rate Profile, Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Phone Book Access (PBAP)

Wi-Fi

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

USB

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

Features

Mass storage device, Charging
Charging, Headphones port, OTG, Video out

Location

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

Sensors

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

Other

NFC, ANT+, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Infrared, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, ANT+

Hearing aid compatible

M3, T3
 

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Mar 02, 2015
Jul 22, 2019

FCC ID value: A3LSMG920A link
FCC ID value: A3LSMN970U link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.49 W/kg
0.30 W/kg

Body

0.96 W/kg
0.95 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.25 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router

1.04 W/kg
1.02 W/kg

Phablet

 
3.96 W/kg

Shopping information

In The Box

 
USB cable, OTG adapter, Travel adapter, Ejector tool, S Pen tips and tweezers, Extra earbuds, USB-C AKG headset, Terms and Conditions, Quick Reference guide and User manual

MSRP

 
$ 950

Availability

Officially announced

Mar 01, 2015
Aug 07, 2019
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