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Samsung GALAXY Nexus vs Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 vs Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3

Samsung GALAXY Nexus Remove phone

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PA Rating - 9.5
User Rating - 8.9

Posted: 19 Oct 2011
Market Status: Released

Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 Remove phone

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PA Rating - 9
User Rating - 9.8

Posted: 23 Feb 2013
Market Status: Released US carrier availability: Available - AT&T

Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 Remove phone

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PA Rating - 7.5
User Rating - 9.4

Posted: 11 Apr 2013
Market Status: Released US carrier availability: Available - AT&T, Sprint, MetroPCS, U.S. Cellular
Design
Device typeSmart phoneTabletSmart phone
Phone functionality Yes 
OSAndroid (4.3, 4.2.2, 4.2.1, 4.2, 4.1.2, 4.1, 4.0.4, 4.0.1, 4.0)Android (4.2.2, 4.1.2) TouchWiz UIAndroid (4.2) Nature UX UI
Dimensions5.33 x 2.67 x 0.35 inches (135.5 x 67.94 x 8.94 mm)8.30 x 5.35 x 0.31 inches (210.8 x 135.9 x 7.95 mm)6.60 x 3.46 x 0.31 inches (167.6 x 88 x 8 mm)
Weight4.76 oz (135 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (136 g)
11.92 oz (338 g)
the average is 16.4 oz (467 g)
7.02 oz (199 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (136 g)
Display
Physical size4.7 inches8.0 inches6.3 inches
Resolution720 x 1280 pixels1280 x 800 pixels720 x 1280 pixels
Pixel density

Pixel density - The pixel density of a display represents the number of pixels over an area of one inch. It’s measured in “pixels per inch”, or ppi. The higher the number, the more detailed and good-looking the display is.

316 ppi189 ppi233 ppi
Technology

Technology - There are two main screen technologies currently used in phones and tablets: LCD and AMOLED. The former usually features a light source and liquid crystals, while the latter is based on organic light-emitting diodes. Newer LCD variations like IPS-LCD and Super-LCD allow for very accurate color reproduction and very wide viewing angles, where no significant image quality loss is observed. Current AMOLED screens differ in such a way that they can exhibit much more saturated colors (sometimes too much) and incredibly high contrast levels, which is due to black color being completely black in AMOLED displays.

Super AMOLEDTFTSuper Clear LCD
Colors16 777 216  
TouchscreenMulti-touchMulti-touchMulti-touch
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glassLight sensor, Proximity sensorLight sensor, Proximity sensor
Camera
Camera5 megapixels5 megapixels8 megapixels
FlashLED LED
Aperture size

Aperture size - The aperture of a camera is the opening through which light travels before it reaches the camera sensor. The smaller the number is, the bigger this opening is, allowing for more light to pass.

F2.8  
FeaturesAutofocus, White balance presets, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, PanoramaAutofocus, Smile detection, ISO control, White balance presets, Geo tagging, PanoramaCMOS image sensor, Autofocus, Burst mode, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Scenes, Effects
Camcorder1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps)1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps)1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps)
FeaturesVideo calling  
Front-facing camera1.3 megapixels1.3 megapixels1.9 megapixels
Hardware
System chip

System chip - Most modern handsets use an advanced chip that includes many of the device’s hardware modules like the processor, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and sometimes even the wireless radio. This field shows what particular system chip (or System-on-a-Chip) is used in the phone.

TI OMAP4460Samsung Exynos 4 Quad (Exynos 4412)Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8930AB
Processor

Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.

Dual core, 1200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9Quad core, 1600 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9Dual core, 1700 MHz, Krait 300
Graphics processorPowerVR SGX540ARM Mali-400 MP4Adreno 305
System memory

System memory - System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.

1024 MB RAM2048 MB RAM1536 MB RAM
Built-in storage32 GB16 GB8 GB
Storage expansion microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC up to 64 GBmicroSD, microSDHC, microSDXC up to 64 GB
Battery
Talk time17.66 hours
the average is 12 h (736 min)
 18.00 hours
the average is 12 h (736 min)
Stand-by time12.1 days (290 hours)
the average is 21 days (505 h)
 19.0 days (456 hours)
the average is 21 days (505 h)
Talk time (3G)8.33 hours
the average is 13 h (769 min)
 17.00 hours
the average is 13 h (769 min)
Stand-by time (3G)11.2 days (270 hours)
the average is 21 days (502 h)
 17.5 days (420 hours)
the average is 21 days (502 h)
Stand-by time (4G)  16.2 days (390 hours)
the average is 21 days (501 h)
Capacity1750 mAh4600 mAh3200 mAh
Not user replaceable Yes 
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, Playlists
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playbackAlbum art cover, Background playbackAlbum art cover, Background playback
SpeakersEarpiece, LoudspeakerEarpiece, Stereo speakersEarpiece, Loudspeaker
YouTube playerYesYesYes
Internet browsing
Built-in online services supportFacebook, YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+, TwitterYouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+
Technology
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
UMTS850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
FDD LTE  800 (band 18), 850 (band 5), 900 (band 8), 1800 (band 3), 2100 (band 1), 2600 (band 7) MHz
DataHSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSDPA 14.4 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGEHSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE, GPRSLTE Cat3 Downlink 100 Mbit/s, LTE Cat3/4 Uplink 50 Mbit/s, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS
Micro SIM  Yes
Positioning

Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. There are three main types: GPS, A-GPS and GLONASS. GPS - This is one of the most widespread global positioning technologies, developed and maintained by the U.S. government. It uses satellites in order to detect your location. Works best in clear weather. A-GPS - A-GPS stands for Assisted GPS and is the industry standard for positioning and navigation. “Assisted” means that it can use local wireless networks, in addition to satellites, for quicker and more precise localization. GLONASS - GLONASS is a global positioning system, developed by the Russian Federation. It’s very similar to GPS, but isn’t so popular in cell phones.

GPS, A-GPSGPS, A-GPS, S-GPS, GlonassGPS, A-GPS, Glonass
NavigationTurn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigation, Points of interest (POI)YesTurn-by-turn navigation
Connectivity
Bluetooth3.04.04.0
Wi-Fi802.11 a, b, g, n802.11 a, b, g, n, n 5GHz802.11 a, b, g, n, n 5GHz, ac
Mobile hotspotYes Yes
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0USB 2.0
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSBmicroUSB
FeaturesUSB chargingMass storage deviceMass storage device, USB charging
HDMIvia microUSB via microUSB
OtherNFC, MHL, Computer sync, OTA syncTV-Out, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA syncNFC, DLNA, MHL, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, Infrared
Other features
NotificationsService lights, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneFlight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneService lights (Multiple color), Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
Additional microphone/sYes  
SensorsAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, BarometerAccelerometer, CompassAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
OtherVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recordingVoice commands, Voice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
Availability
Officially announced19 Oct 201124 Feb 201311 Apr 2013

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