Hello! Today’s will be dedicated to the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Lite and its rival the OnePlus 7T.
Each of the smartphones participating in today’s comparison received an original design, so you can’t mix them up for sure.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Lite is a rather large and heavy smartphone. You have to use with both hands and not every pocket can fir it in. The length of the device is 163.7, the width is 76.1, and the thickness is 8.7 millimeters. Thes weight is 199 grams. The Galaxy Note 10 Lite got a large screen with narrow bezels and a built-in fingerprint scanner. The front camera, unlike most modern smartphones, is not located in a drop-shaped cutout or bang. It’s placed in a small hole in the center of the upper part of the screen. This arrangement of the camera is called Infinity-O. It is worth noting that Samsung is implementing such design option on all its new products. As for the location of the working elements on the body, the volume and power buttons are located on the right side. On the left there is a slot designed for 2 Nano-format SIM cards, where a memory card can also be installed. At the top of the smartphone there is a microphone, and at the bottom there is a speaker, microphone, 3.5 millimeter headphone audio output, a USB-C connector, and also an S Pen slot. Using the S Pen, you can take handwritten notes, screenshots, select text and instantly translate it. In addition, you can take notes directly on the lock screen in Always-On Display mode and much more.
The OnePlus 7T is slightly smaller in size than the Galaxy Note 10 Lite. The length is 160.9, the width is 74.4, and the thickness is 8.1 millimeters. The weight of the device is 190 grams. Like his opponent, the OnePlus 7T is quite large and will not fit in every pocket. It has a large and bright screen with narrow frames on the sides, a drop-shaped cutout for the front camera and a built-in fingerprint scanner. The scanner works very quickly and recognizes the owner of the smartphone the first time. To protect the screen, the OneOlus 7T uses Gorilla Glass 5. The arrangement of the elements on the case is as follows – there is a volume control button on the left side , and the power button and a sound mode switching key are on the right. Below there is one of the smartphone’s speakers, a USB-C connector, as well as a slot for two Nano-format SIM cards.
The back side of the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Lite is made of glass-like plastic. Black, red and gradient gray colors are available for purchase. A module of three lenses and a flash appeared to be inscribed in a black rectangle, which is somewhat reminiscent of modules on the latest from Apple, only the lenses are not so large in size.
On the back and the front sides of the OnePlus 7T, there is protective Gorilla Glass 5. As for colors, the smartphone can be purchased in matte gray and blue versions. In this case, the surface of the back side is not monophonic. It has a smooth transition from light to darker shades. The cameras and flash in the OnePlus 7T are placed in a round module, which is located in the center of the back of the smartphone.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Lite received a 6.7-inch Super AMOLED display. The aspect ratio is 20 to 9, and the resolution is 1080 by 2400 pixels. The smartphone screen is very bright with good color reproduction. There is a huge number of settings. There is a blue filter, a dark theme, white balance and Always on Display and others.
The OnePlus 7T has a smaller screen diagonal of 6.55 inches. The aspect ratio and resolution are the same as the opponent’s: 20 to 9 and 1080 by 2400 pixels. But the screen itself is better than the one used in the Galaxy Note 10 Lite. There are two reasons for that. Firstly, the OnePlus 7T screen uses a Fluid AMOLED matrix with an increased response frequency. Secondly, the OnePlus 7T’s screen refresh rate is 90 Hz, which provides smoother animation. If desired, you can change this characteristic to the usual 60 Hertz in the settings , thereby extending the battery life of the smartphone. The smartphone screen is very bright, with wide viewing angles and rich color reproduction. There is a color calibration and color temperature adjustment, and also HDR10 technology support .
The Samsung Galaxy Note10 Lite is based on the new Android 10 operating system with the proprietary shell One UI 2.0. Compared to its predecessor, this shell received minor changes. Fonts have become better, icons have changed a bit, problems with signatures in Russian have disappeared, the notification bar and settings menu have slightly changed. There was a dark menu mode and the ability to add icons of your choice to the lock screen. In addition, the Galaxy Note 10 Lite has a personal assistant Bixby, which can translate text from photos and much more. Also, One UI 2.0 has a multi-level Samsung Knox security system that protects personal data from viruses and malicious attacks both on the hardware and software levels.
The OnePlus 7T runs on Android 10 with the proprietary OxygenOS 10 shell. In the latest update, this shell has received many new features. So, the lock screen has become more informative. The gesture management has changed. The application menu is now available in two versions. In standard, all applications are displayed on the screen. The second option offers a search button and tags with the categories displayed on the screen. Clicking on which you can find the desired game or program. The Settings app is now better organized, and related functions are grouped together. A new lighting effect has been added – Horizon, which highlights the lock display on the sides with blue, red, gold or purple based on your choice. In addition, you can customize the appearance of notification icons, change application icons,
All three cameras are on the back of the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Lite. There is the main camera, ultra wide angle and 12 megapixel telephoto lens. The viewing angle of the ultra-wide-angle module is 123 degrees. The telephoto lens provides high-quality 2x optical zoom. The artificial intelligence of the camera selects the optimal settings depending on the plot and simultaneously “draws” the picture, adding saturation. There is an HDR mode that is automatically activated by default, depending on the lighting conditions. In general, the shooting quality on the Galaxy Note10 Lite is good both day and night. In low light conditions, the smartphone is assisted by a special night mode. As for video shooting, it supports video recording in 4K resolution with a frequency of 60 frames per second, but without stabilization. But while shooting video in Full HD resolution with a frequency of 30 frames per second, stabilization is also very good. In addition, the smartphone has a time-lapse function with a frequency of 960 frames per second and a built-in video editor. The front camera in the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Lite received a sensor with a resolution of 32 megapixels. There is software blurring the background, a beautifier filter and branded selfimages.
As for the OnePlus 7T, it has a 48-megapixel main camera, a 12-megapixel telephoto lens with two-fold optical zoom and an ultra-wide 16-megapixel lens with a viewing angle of 117 degrees. Photos have good color reproduction and dynamic range in the daytime. With insufficient lighting, the camera exposes the picture well. Due to competent noise reduction algorithms it saves a lot of details, so night photos look quite sharply and saturated with colors. In addition, the OnePlus 7T camera application has a new Super Macro mode that allows you to use the ultra-wide-angle module to focus at a distance of 2.5 centimeters. As for recording video on the main camera, the smartphone allows you to shoot in 4K resolution with a frequency of 60 frames per second. There is stabilization, and there is also a 960fps time lapse mode.the blured background.
Despite the difference in the cameras, the shooting quality on both smartphones is about the same. But OnePlus 7T allows you to take more detailed pictures.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Lite received an 8-core Exynos 9810 processor, which has 4 Mongoose M3 cores operating at 2.7 GHz and 4 Cortex-A55 cores operating at 1.7 GHz. The accelerator Mali-G72 MP18 is responsible f or the graphics . According to the Antutu test, the smartphone is gaining a decent result of 336 thousand points. The smartphone is available in a version with only 128 GB of internal memory, but if desired, you can install a memory card up to 1 TB. The amount of RAM can be 6 or 8 GB.
The OnePlus 7T received a more powerful 8-core Snapdragon 855 Plus processor, whose cores operate at 2.96 GHz and 1.78 GHz. The Adreno 640 video accelerator is responsible for the graphics. In the AnTuTu test, the smartphone is currently in the top three ranking of the most powerful Android smartphones with a score of 493 thousand points. The OnePlus 7T has 8 GB of internal memory and 128 or 256 GB of internal. There is no possibility to install an additional memory card.
The communication capabilities of the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Lite and the OnePlus 7T are the same. Both smartphones support dual-band Wi-Fi, including the ACC standard. The devices use fifth-generation Bluetooth and an NFC module.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Lite received a battery with a capacity of 4500 mAh, which provides a full day of operation without recharging. There is a super-fast charging function from a 25-watt power adapter, which allows you to fully charge the smartphone in just an hour.
The OnePlus 7T has less battery capacity – 3800 mAh. Although thanks to the optimized shell and processor, the smartphone works without problems all day. The OnePlus 7T supports Warp Charge fast charging technology from a 30-watt power adapter, but does not support wireless charging.
I’ve collected the most common reviews about the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Lite and the OnePlus 7T. The owners talk about both the positive and negative sides of these smartphones. Let’s start with the negatives.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Lite
- It has a plastic case.
- The fingerprint scanner is slow.
- There is no protection against water.
The OnePlus 7T
- There is no microSD slot.
- It doesn’t support wireless charging.
- There is no 3.5 millimeter jack.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Lite
- It has high performance.
- It has a bright and large Super AMOLED display.
- Its battery life is long.
- It has the stylus S Pen which is convenient to use .
The OnePlus 7T
- It has a fast fingerprint scanner.
- It has a fluid AMOLED 90 Hertz Screen
- It performance is high .
- It takes great quality photos and videos.
So, let’s summarize everything. It is difficult to determine the winner as each smartphone is good in its own way. The OnePlus 7T received a screen with a refresh rate of 90 Hertz and a more powerful processor. But, unlike the Galaxy Note 10 Lite, it lacks a headphone jack and a memory card slot. The presence of these in a smartphone is very important for some users.