Samsung GALAXY Note II vs Samsung Galaxy S5

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Display

Size

5.5 inches
5.1 inches

Resolution

720 x 1280 pixels
1080 x 1920 pixels

Pixel density

265 PPI
432 PPI

Technology

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body

69.90 %
69.76 %

Features

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Samsung Exynos 4 Quad 4412
Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974-AC

Processor

Quad-core, 1600 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9
Quad-core, 2500 MHz, Krait 400, 32-bit, 28 nm

GPU

Mali-400 MP4
Adreno 330

RAM

2GB
2GB

Internal storage

64GB
32GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 64 GB
microSDXC up to 128 GB

OS

Android (4.4.2, 4.3, 4.1.2, 4.1.1), Samsung TouchWiz UI
Android (6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.4, 4.4.2), Samsung TouchWiz UI

Battery

Capacity

3100 mAh
2800 mAh

Type

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

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

8 megapixels
16 megapixels

Features

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

Video recording

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

Features

Video light
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Continuous autofocus, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

1.9 megapixels
2.1 megapixels

Design

Dimensions

5.94 x 3.17 x 0.37 inches (151 x 80.5 x 9.4 mm)
5.59 x 2.85 x 0.32 inches (142 x 72.5 x 8.1 mm)

Weight

6.44 oz (182 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (177 g)
5.11 oz (145 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (177 g)

Materials

 
Back: Plastic

Resistance

 
Water, Dust; IP 67

Biometrics

 
Fingerprint (swipe)

Features

Stylus, Notification light
Touch sensitive control keys, Interchangeable covers, Notification light

Colors

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

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

 
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD)

UMTS

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

Data Speed

LTE Cat 3 (100/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 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
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.0
4.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

microUSB, USB 2.0
microUSB, USB 3.0

Features

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

HDMI

Yes
Yes

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Pedometer, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Gesture, Barometer, Step detector, Step counter

Other

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

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback, (MP3)
Haptic feedback, (MP3)

Other features

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