Following are the differences between metals and non-metals
Metals are very hard and strong.
Solid non-metals are soft and can be easily broken.
Metals have a shiny lustre.
Non-metals are not shiny and have a dull appearance.
Metals are sonorous.
Non-metals are not sonorous.
Metals are malleable and ductile.
Non-metals are neither malleable nor ductile.
Metals are good conductors of heat and electricity.
Non-metals are poor conductors of heat and electricity.