Samsung GALAXY Note vs Samsung GALAXY Note II

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Display

Size:

5.3 inches
5.5 inches

Resolution:

1280 x 800 pixels, 285 PPI
1280 x 720 pixels, 265 PPI

Technology:

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body:

66.80 %
69.90 %

Colors:

16 777 216
16 777 216

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch
Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

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

Hardware

System chip:

Samsung Exynos 4
Samsung Exynos 4 Quad 4412

Processor:

Dual-core, 1400 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9
Quad-core, 1600 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9

GPU:

Mali-400 MP4
Mali-400 MP4

RAM:

1GB
2GB

Internal storage:

32GB
64GB

Storage expansion:

microSDHC up to 32 GB
microSDXC up to 64 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (4.1.2, 4.0.4, 4.0.3, 2.3.5, 2.3.4)
Android (4.4.2, 4.3, 4.1.2, 4.1.1), Samsung TouchWiz UI

Battery

Capacity:

2500 mAh
3100 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, User replaceable
Li - Ion, User replaceable

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera:

8 MP (Autofocus)
8 MP (Autofocus, CMOS image sensor, BSI sensor)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.6
Aperture size: F2.6

Video recording:

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

Features:

Video calling
Video light

Front:

2 MP
1.9 MP

Design

Dimensions:

5.78 x 3.27 x 0.38 inches (147 x 83 x 9.65 mm)
5.94 x 3.17 x 0.37 inches (151 x 80.5 x 9.4 mm)

Weight:

6.28 oz (178.0 g)
6.44 oz (182.5 g)

Features:

Stylus
Stylus, Notification light

Keys:

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

Colors:

Black, Pink, White
Pink, Blue, White

Cellular

UMTS:

Bands 5(850), 8(900), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Bands 5(850), 8(900), 2(1900), 1(2100)

Data Speed:

HSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSDPA 14.4 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE Cat 3 (100/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

VoLTE:

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

Screen mirroring:

MHL
DLNA, Wireless screen share, MHL, MirrorLink

Radio:

FM, Stereo, RDS
FM, Stereo, RDS

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

3.0
4.0

Wi-Fi:

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

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features:

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

HDMI:

Yes

Location:

A-GPS, Glonass
A-GPS, Glonass

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Compass, Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer

Other:

NFC, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Notifications:

Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
Haptic feedback, (MP3)

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Nov 09, 2011
Sep 13, 2012

FCC ID value:

A3LGTI9220
A3LGTN7100

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.30 W/kg
0.17 W/kg

Body:

0.50 W/kg
0.40 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

0.95 W/kg

Wireless Router:

0.94 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 680

Availability

Officially announced:

Sep 01, 2011
Aug 29, 2012
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