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Updated January 10, 2024·

Choosing between the Samsung Galaxy Note10+ and the Galaxy Note20, consider that the Note10+ offers a slightly larger and sharper screen, more RAM, and more base storage. The Note20, however, has a newer processor, a higher battery life, more advanced video recording capabilities, and a plastic back which may be less prone to breakage but may feel less premium. If you're looking for a better camera system, the Note20 improves on the Note10+ with a higher-resolution telephoto camera. Both phones are similar in quality and lack a headphone jack but have Wireless DeX for desktop-like experience. If cost is a concern, the Note10+ is less expensive, but if newer features and a better camera are priorities, the Note20 could be worth the extra expense. Give Feedback

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Key differences

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Overall Camera Quality

5.6
Galaxy Note10+
Galaxy Note20
6.6
The Samsung Galaxy Note20 has only fair overall camera quality, while the Samsung Galaxy Note10+ has poor overall camera quality.

Photo Quality

5.5
Galaxy Note10+
Galaxy Note20
6.4
The Samsung Galaxy Note20 takes only fair photos, while the Samsung Galaxy Note10+ takes poor photos.

Cost

$319
Galaxy Note10+
Galaxy Note20
$608
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The Samsung Galaxy Note10+ has a price of $319 and the Samsung Galaxy Note20 costs $608.
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Key similarities

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Video Quality

5.5
Galaxy Note10+
Galaxy Note20
5.9
The Samsung Galaxy Note20 and Samsung Galaxy Note10+ both have poor videos.

Battery

7.6 Hours
Galaxy Note10+
Galaxy Note20
8.2 Hours
The Samsung Galaxy Note10+ has 7.6 hours of battery life. The Samsung Galaxy Note20 has 8.2 hours of battery life.

Screen Size

The Samsung Galaxy Note10+ has a screen size of 6.8 inches and the Samsung Galaxy Note20 is 6.7 inches.

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How the Samsung Galaxy Note10+ and the Samsung Galaxy Note20 compare to other phones

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Spec Comparison

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Samsung Galaxy Note10+Samsung Galaxy Note20
Samsung Galaxy Note10+Samsung Galaxy Note20

GENERAL

Price
$319
$608
Brand
SamsungSamsung
Operating System
AndroidAndroid
Release Date
August 23, 2019August 21, 2020

SCREEN

Screen Size
6.8"6.7"
Resolution
3040 x 14402400 x 1080
Variable refresh rate
NoNo
Pixels Per Inch
498393
Display Type
OLEDOLED

INTERNAL

Processor
SD855SD865+
Internal Storage
256 gb128 gb
RAM
12 gb8 gb

CAMERA

Overall Camera Quality Score
5.6/106.6/10
Photos Score
5.6/106.4/10
Videos Score
5.6/106/10
Rear Cameras
Main, Ultrawide, TelephotoMain, Ultrawide, Telephoto
Main Camera
12 megapixels + OIS12 megapixels + OIS

BATTERY

Battery Life
7.6 hours8.2 hours
Battery Capacity
4300 mah4300 mah
Wireless Charging
YesYes
Wireless charging Speed
15 w15 w
Reverse wireless charging
Yes (4.5 watts)Yes (4.5 watts)

PHYSICAL

Size
6.39" x 3.04"6.36" x 2.96"
Weight
6.98 oz6.77 oz
Back Material
GlassPlastic
Stereo Speakers
NoNo

CONNECTIVITY

Dual SIM
NoYes
Bluetooth Version
5.05.0
A2DP
YesYes
WiFi Version
66
NFC
YesYes
US 5G Bands
N/A(SA/NSA/Sub6/mmWave)2, 5, 41, 66, 71, 260, 261 (SA/NSA/Sub6)1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 28, 40, 77, 78

OTHER FEATURES

Biometric unlock
Face unlock, Fingerprint sensor: Under DisplayFace unlock, Fingerprint sensor: Under Display
Unlockable Bootloader
NoNo
Color
Aura Black, Aura Blue, Aura White, Aura GlowMystic Gray, Mystic Bronze, Mystic Red, Mystic Green
Stock Android
NoNo
SD Card
YesNo

Comparison summary

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Comparison Summary
Better CameraSamsung Galaxy Note20
Better BatterySamsung Galaxy Note20
Better ScreenSamsung Galaxy Note10+

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Samsung Galaxy Note10+

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WIRED

Lauren Goode | August 2019
"It is difficult to drain the 4300-mAh battery on the Samsung Galaxy Note10+. I tried. I used it over the weekend, and I didn’t have to recharge it once between Friday afternoon and Sunday evening. It’s a shiny spectacle of a phone, a kind of playground for Samsung, where the company can flex its acrobatic skills."

Samsung Galaxy Note20

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Pocket-lint

Mike Lowe | October 2020
"We think pretty much anyone picking up the Note 20 to take photos will be very happy with the sharpness and appearance of the shots. If you're looking for a phone with an integrated stylus then there's little better than the note-taking potential of this phone. Sure, its 'glasstic' rear and lack of higher refrsh-rate screen are little red marks against its specification, but you can buy the step-up Ultra model if you see that as a problem - although we prefer the smaller price and smaller camera lump of this 'entry' Note model."

About Samsung

Samsung is one of the most recognizable names in the smartphone industry, standing as the undisputed best-selling brand of Android smartphones in the United States for many years now. Samsung is known for offering a variety of smartphones in all available price points, as well as for implementing cutting-edge technology and innovative features in their flagship devices, ones that often shape the market going forward. The company offers its own unique spin on Android, called One UI, which focuses on offering a multitude of features and is heavily customizable, according to user preference.

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