Xiaomi Mi 9 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 10

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Display

Display size

6.4 inches
6.3 inches

Resolution

1080 x 2340 pixels
1080 x 2280 pixels

Pixel density

403 ppi
400 ppi

Technology

AMOLED
Dynamic AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

85.23 %
91.34 %

Peak brightness

600 cd/m2 (nit)
 

Features

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

Camera

Rear

Triple camera
Triple camera

Main camera

48 megapixels
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

Sapphire crystal lens cover, Laser and Phase detection autofocus, CMOS image sensor
Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm
Aperture size: F1.5/F2.4; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Second camera

12 megapixels
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

Telephoto, Sapphire crystal lens cover, Phase detection autofocus
Telephoto, Optical image stabilization, Autofocus

Specifications

Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 50 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm
Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.1; Focal Length: 52 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.6"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Third camera

16 megapixels
16 megapixels

Hardware Features

Ultra-wide, Sapphire crystal lens cover, Phase detection autofocus
Ultra-wide

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 17 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1 μm
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Pixel size: 1 μm

Flash

Dual LED
LED

Video recording

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

Features

Continuous autofocus, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse

Front

20 megapixels
10 megapixels

Features

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

Design

Dimensions

6.20 x 2.94 x 0.30 inches (157.5 x 74.67 x 7.61 mm)
5.94 x 2.83 x 0.31 inches (151 x 71.8 x 7.9 mm)

Weight

6.10 oz (173 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
5.89 oz (167 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5); Frame: Metal
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass); Frame: Aluminum

Resistance

 
Water, Dust; IP 68

Biometrics

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

Features

 
Stylus

Colors

Black, Purple, Blue
 

Colors

 
Aura glow, Aura white, Aura black

Multimedia

Headphones

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

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

aptX-HD
32-Bit DAC, Dolby Atmos

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio

 
FM

Additional microphone(s)

 
for Noise cancellation

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 855
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SM8150

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

6 GB
8 GB

Internal storage

128 GB, not expandable
256 GB, not expandable

OS

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

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

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

Features

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

Location

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

Sensors

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

Mobile Payment

 
Samsung Pay

Other

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

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20, 28
 

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38, 39, 40
 

UMTS

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
 

Data

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

Dual SIM

Yes
 

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
 

VoLTE

Yes
 

Battery

Capacity

3300 mAh
3500 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

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

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

Case, 18W Charger, USB Type-C cable, Type-c to 3.5 mm adapter, SIM removal tool, Documentation
 

MSRP price

 
$ 950
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