Apple iPhone 6 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 3

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Display

Display size

4.7 inches
5.7 inches

Resolution

750 x 1334 pixels
1080 x 1920 pixels

Pixel density

326 ppi
386 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body

65.71 %
74.78 %

Peak brightness

500 cd/m2 (nit)
 

Features

Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Apple A8
Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974

Processor

Dual-core, 1400 MHz, Cyclone ARMv8-A 2nd gen., 64-bit
Quad-core, 2300 MHz, Krait 400

GPU

PowerVR GX6450
Adreno 330

RAM

1 GB LPDDR3
3 GB LPDDR3

Internal storage

128 GB, not expandable
64 GB

Storage expansion

 
microSDHC up to 64 GB

Device type

Smart phone
Smart phone

OS

iOS (12.x, 11.x, 10.x, 9.x, 8.x)
Android (5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.4, 4.4, 4.3)

Battery

Capacity

1810 mAh
3200 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, User replaceable

Talk time

 
25.00 hours
the average is 19 h (1141 min)

Stand-by time

10.4 days (250 hours)
the average is 21 days (505 h)
22.0 days (528 hours)
the average is 21 days (505 h)

Talk time (3G)

14.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)
21.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)

Stand-by time (3G)

 
17.5 days (420 hours)
the average is 26 days (614 h)

Stand-by time (4G)

 
15.8 days (380 hours)
the average is 24 days (583 h)

Internet use

3G: 10 hours; LTE: 10 hours; Wi-Fi: 11 hours
 

Music playback

50.00 hours
84.00 hours

Video playback

11.00 hours
13.00 hours

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

8 megapixels
13 megapixels

Features

Sapphire crystal lens cover, Phase detection autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Autofocus, CMOS image sensor, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 29 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1.5 μm
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 31 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.06"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Flash

Dual LED
LED

Software Features

Digital image stabilization, HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Smile detection, Burst mode, Exposure compensation, Touch to focus, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging
Digital image stabilization, HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Smile detection, Burst mode, Scenes, Effects, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Touch to focus, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (120 fps)

Features

Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing
Continuous autofocus, Video light, Digital image stabilization, Video calling

Front

1.2 megapixels
2 megapixels

Video capture

1280x720 (HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Design

Form factor

Candybar
Candybar

Dimensions

5.44 x 2.64 x 0.27 inches (138.1 x 67 x 6.9 mm)
5.95 x 3.12 x 0.33 inches (151.2 x 79.2 x 8.3 mm)

Weight

4.55 oz (129 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (173 g)
5.93 oz (168 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (173 g)

Materials

Back: Aluminum
 

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
 

Features

 
Stylus, Interchangeable covers

Keys

Left: Volume control, Other; Right: Lock/Unlock key
Left: Volume control; Right: Lock/Unlock key

Colors

Gold, Silver, Space gray
Black, Pink, White

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT)
Bands 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 8(900), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower)

UMTS

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

GSM

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

CDMA

800, 1700/2100, 1900 MHz
 

Data Speed

LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA, UMTS
LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

2G Data

EDGE, GPRS, EV-DO Rev.A, EV-DO Rev.B
EDGE, GPRS, EV-DO Rev.A

SIM type

Nano SIM
Micro SIM

HD Voice

Yes
 

VoLTE

Yes
Yes

Global Roaming

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback, Preset equalizer

Screen mirroring

 
DLNA, MHL

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
 

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
4.0

Profiles/ Protocols

Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Attribute Protocol (ATT), Audio/Video Control Transport Protocol (AVCTP), Audio/Video Distribution Transport Protocol (AVDTP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Battery Service, Bluetooth Network Encapsulation Protocol (BNEP), Current Time Service, Generic Access (GAP), Generic Attribute Profile (GATT), Generic Audio/Video Distribution (GAVDP), Handsfree (HFP), Human Interface Device (HID), Logical Link Control and Adaptation Protocol (L2CAP), Message Access Profile (MAP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Phone Book Access (PBAP), Security Manager Protocol, Serial Port (SPP), Service Discovery Protocol (SDP), Time Profile
Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Video Control Transport Protocol (AVCTP), Audio/Video Distribution Transport Protocol (AVDTP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Generic Attribute Profile (GATT), Generic Audio/Video Distribution (GAVDP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Human Interface Device (HID), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Phone Book Access (PBAP), Serial Port (SPP)

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB

Lightning
microUSB, USB 3.0

Features

Mass storage device, Charging
Charging, OTG, Video out, Mass storage device

HDMI

 
Yes

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Thermometer, Gesture, Humidity, Barometer

Mobile Payment

Apple Pay
 

Other

NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, AirDrop
NFC, ANT+, Infrared, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Hearing aid compatible

M3, T4
T3

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Sep 09, 2014
Nov 07, 2013

FCC ID value: BCG-E2817A link
FCC ID value: A3LSMN9005 link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

1.18 W/kg
0.24 W/kg

Body

1.19 W/kg
0.72 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.59 W/kg
1.07 W/kg

Wireless Router

1.19 W/kg
1.04 W/kg

EU SAR

 
 

Head

 
0.29 W/kg

Shopping information

In The Box

Apple EarPods with Remote and Mic, Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter, Documentation
 

MSRP price

$ 849
 

Availability

Officially announced

Sep 09, 2014
Sep 04, 2013
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