Samsung GALAXY Note II vs Samsung Galaxy Note 5

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Display

Display size

5.5 inches
5.7 inches

Resolution

720 x 1280 pixels
1440 x 2560 pixels

Pixel density

265 ppi
518 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

69.90 %
76.62 %

Features

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

8 megapixels
16 megapixels

Hardware Features

Autofocus, CMOS image sensor, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus, CMOS image sensor, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.6
Aperture size: F1.9; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Flash

LED
LED

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 2560x1440 (QHD), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD), 640x480 (VGA)

Features

Video light
Optical image stabilization, Continuous autofocus, Object tracking, Digital image stabilization, Video calling

Front

1.9 megapixels
5 megapixels

Design

Dimensions

5.94 x 3.17 x 0.37 inches (151 x 80.5 x 9.4 mm)
6.03 x 3.00 x 0.30 inches (153.2 x 76.1 x 7.6 mm)

Weight

6.44 oz (182 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
6.03 oz (171 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

 
Back: Glass; Frame: Metal

Biometrics

 
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Stylus
Stylus, Touch sensitive control keys

Colors

Pink, Blue, White
Black, Gold, Silver, White

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Samsung Exynos 4 Quad 4412
Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7420

Processor

Quad-core, 1600 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9
Octa-core, 2100 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

Mali-400 MP4
Mali-T760 MP8

RAM

2 GB
4 GB

Internal storage

64 GB
64 GB

Maximum User Storage

 
54.1 GB

Storage expansion

up to 64 GB
 

OS

Android (4.4.2, 4.3, 4.1.2, 4.1.1), Samsung TouchWiz UI
Android (7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop), Samsung TouchWiz UI

Battery

Capacity

3100 mAh
3000 mAh

Charging

 
Qi and Powermat wireless charging

Talk time

35.00 hours
the average is 22 h (1342 min)
 

Stand-by time

40.8 days (980 hours)
the average is 20 days (480 h)
 

Talk time (3G)

16.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1364 min)
22.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1364 min)

Stand-by time (3G)

37.1 days (890 hours)
the average is 25 days (602 h)
 

Music playback

 
64.00 hours

Video playback

 
15.00 hours

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

 
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 18, 19, 26, 28

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 40

UMTS

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

GSM

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

Data

LTE Cat 3 (100/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A Cat 9 (450/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA, UMTS

SIM type

 
Nano SIM

VoLTE

Yes
 

Connectivity

Bluetooth

4.0
4.2

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band

USB

USB 2.0
USB 2.0

Connector

microUSB
microUSB

Features

Mass storage device, USB OTG, USB charging, Video out
Mass storage device, USB charging

HDMI

Yes
 

Mobile Payment

 
Samsung Pay

Location

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

Other

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

Phone features

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Gesture, Barometer

Notifications

Notification light (Multiple color), Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features

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

Multimedia

Screen mirroring

DLNA, Wireless screen share, MHL, MirrorLink
Wireless screen share

Radio

FM, Stereo, RDS
 

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Headphones connector

3.5mm
3.5mm

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Sep 13, 2012
Jul 15, 2015

FCC ID value: A3LGTN7100 link
FCC ID value: A3LSMN920A link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.17 W/kg
0.22 W/kg

Body

0.40 W/kg
0.76 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

0.95 W/kg
1.27 W/kg

Wireless Router

0.94 W/kg
0.98 W/kg
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