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Samsung Galaxy Core vs Samsung Galaxy Grand vs Samsung Galaxy Note 3

Samsung Galaxy Core Remove phone

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PA Rating - 8
User Rating - 8

Posted: 06 May 2013
Market Status: Released

Samsung Galaxy Grand Remove phone

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PA Rating - 8
User Rating - 7.2

Posted: 18 Dec 2012
Market Status: Released

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Remove phone

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PA Rating - 9
User Rating - 9.5

Posted: 04 Sep 2013
Market Status: Released US carrier availability: Available - Verizon, AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, U.S. Cellular
Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phoneSmart phone
OSAndroid (4.1)Android (4.2.2, 4.1.2)Android (4.4, 4.3)
Dimensions5.09 x 2.66 x 0.35 inches (129.3 x 67.6 x 8.95 mm)5.65 x 3.03 x 0.38 inches (143.5 x 76.9 x 9.6 mm)5.95 x 3.12 x 0.33 inches (151.2 x 79.2 x 8.3 mm)
Weight4.37 oz (124 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (136 g)
5.71 oz (162 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (136 g)
5.93 oz (168 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (136 g)
Display
Physical size4.3 inches5.0 inches5.7 inches
Resolution480 x 800 pixels480 x 800 pixels1080 x 1920 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.

217 ppi187 ppi386 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.

TFTTFTSuper AMOLED
Colors16 777 21616 777 21616 777 216
TouchscreenMulti-touchMulti-touchMulti-touch
FeaturesProximity sensorLight sensor, Proximity sensorLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass
Camera
Camera5 megapixels8 megapixels13 megapixels
FlashLEDLEDLED
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.

  F2.2
Focal length (35mm equivalent)  31 mm
Camera sensor size  1/3.06"
FeaturesAutofocus, Smile detection, White balance presets, Burst mode, Geo tagging, Panorama, Scenes, EffectsBack-illuminated sensor (BSI), AutofocusBack-illuminated sensor (BSI), CMOS image sensor, Autofocus, Touch to focus, Digital image stabilization, Face detection, Smile detection, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Burst mode, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Panorama, Scenes, Effects, Self-timer
Camcorder720x480 (DVD) (30 fps)1920x1080 (1080p HD)3840x2160 (4K) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (1080p HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (720p HD) (120 fps)
Features  Digital image stabilization, Continuous autofocus, Video light
Front-facing camera0.3 megapixels VGA2 megapixels2 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.

Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Play MSM8625 Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974
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-A5Dual core, 1200 MHzQuad core, 2300 MHz, Krait 400
Graphics processorAdreno 203YesAdreno 330
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 RAM1024 MB RAM3072 MB RAM
Built-in storage8 GB8 GB32 GB
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC, microSDXC up to 64 GBmicroSD, microSDHC, microSDXC up to 64 GBmicroSD, microSDHC up to 64 GB
Battery
Talk time14.00 hours
the average is 12 h (741 min)
10.16 hours
the average is 12 h (741 min)
25.00 hours
the average is 12 h (741 min)
Stand-by time20.8 days (500 hours)
the average is 21 days (499 h)
18.3 days (440 hours)
the average is 21 days (499 h)
22.0 days (528 hours)
the average is 21 days (499 h)
Talk time (3G)9.00 hours
the average is 13 h (769 min)
 21.00 hours
the average is 13 h (769 min)
Stand-by time (3G)12.5 days (300 hours)
the average is 21 days (502 h)
 17.5 days (420 hours)
the average is 21 days (502 h)
Stand-by time (4G)  15.8 days (380 hours)
the average is 21 days (500 h)
Capacity1800 mAh2100 mAh3200 mAh
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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, Preset equalizer
Video playback   
Features

Features - Shows any special features of the particular phone's multimedia

 Zoom, Stretch to fullscreen 
RadioFM, Stereo, RDSFM, Stereo, RDS 
SpeakersEarpiece, LoudspeakerEarpiece, LoudspeakerEarpiece, Loudspeaker
YouTube playerYes Yes
Internet browsing
Built-in online services supportYouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+
Technology
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
UMTS900, 2100 MHz900, 1900, 2100 MHz850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
FDD LTE  700 (band 17), 800 (band 18), 850 (band 5), 900 (band 8), 1700/2100 (band 4), 1800 (band 3), 1900 (band 2) MHz
DataHSPA (unspecified), HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE, GPRSHSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE, GPRSLTE Cat4 Downlink 150 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
Multiple SIM cards2 slots  
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-GPSA-GPS, GlonassGPS, A-GPS, Glonass
NavigationTurn-by-turn navigation Turn-by-turn navigation
Connectivity
Bluetooth3.04.04.0
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g, n802.11 b, g, n802.11 a, b, g, n, n 5GHz, ac
Mobile hotspot YesYes
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0USB 3.0
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSBmicroUSB
FeaturesMass storage device, USB chargingMass storage device, USB chargingMass storage device, USB Host, USB charging
HDMI  via microUSB
OtherTethering, Computer sync, OTA syncDLNA, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA syncNFC, DLNA, MHL, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, Infrared
Other features
NotificationsHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent modeHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
SensorsAccelerometer, CompassAccelerometer, Gyroscope, CompassAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Thermometer, Gesture, Humidity, Barometer
Hearing aid compatibility  T3
OtherVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD
Availability
Officially announced06 May 201318 Dec 201204 Sep 2013

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