Samsung GALAXY Note vs Samsung Galaxy Note3

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Display

Size:

5.3 inches
5.7 inches

Resolution:

1280 x 800 pixels, 285 PPI
1920 x 1080 pixels, 386 PPI

Technology:

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body:

66.80 %
74.78 %

Colors:

16 777 216

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

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

Hardware

System chip:

Samsung Exynos 4
Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974

Processor:

Dual-core, 1400 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9
Quad-core, 2300 MHz, Krait 400

GPU:

Mali-400 MP4
Adreno 330

RAM:

1GB
3GB LPDDR3

Internal storage:

32GB
64GB

Storage expansion:

microSDHC up to 32 GB
microSDHC 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 (5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.4, 4.4, 4.3)

Battery

Capacity:

2500 mAh
3200 mAh

Type:

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

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera:

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

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.6
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 31 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.06"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Video recording:

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

Features:

Video calling
Continuous autofocus, Video light, EIS, Video calling

Front:

2 MP
2 MP

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Dimensions:

5.78 x 3.27 x 0.38 inches (147 x 83 x 9.65 mm)
5.95 x 3.12 x 0.33 inches (151.2 x 79.2 x 8.3 mm)

Weight:

6.28 oz (178.0 g)
5.93 oz (168.0 g)

Features:

Stylus
Stylus, Interchangeable covers

Keys:

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

Colors:

Black, Pink, White
Black, Pink, White

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 8(900), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower)

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

SIM type:

Micro SIM

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, Preset equalizer

Screen mirroring:

MHL
DLNA, MHL

Radio:

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, ac, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0
microUSB, USB 3.0

Features:

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

HDMI:

Yes

Location:

A-GPS, Glonass
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass

Sensors:

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

Other:

NFC, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, ANT+, Infrared, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Hearing aid compatible:

T3

Phone features

Notifications:

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

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Nov 09, 2011
Nov 07, 2013

FCC ID value:

A3LGTI9220
A3LSMN9005

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.30 W/kg
0.24 W/kg

Body:

0.50 W/kg
0.72 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.07 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.04 W/kg

EU SAR:

Head:

0.29 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 680

Availability

Officially announced:

Sep 01, 2011
Sep 04, 2013
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