Samsung Galaxy Note 3 vs Apple iPhone 7 Plus

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Display

Display size

5.7 inches
5.5 inches

Resolution

1080 x 1920 pixels
1080 x 1920 pixels

Pixel density

386 ppi
401 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

74.78 %
67.58 %

Features

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974
Apple A10 Fusion APL1W24

Processor

Quad-core, 2300 MHz, Krait 400
Quad-core, 2340 MHz, 64-bit, 16 nm

GPU

Adreno 330
PowerVR 7XT GT7600 Plus

RAM

3 GB
3 GB

Internal storage

64 GB
256 GB, not expandable

Storage expansion

microSDHC up to 64 GB
 

OS

Android (5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.4, 4.4, 4.3)
iOS (13.x, 12.x, 11.x, 10.x)

Battery

Capacity

3200 mAh
2900 mAh

Type

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

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera

13 megapixels
12 megapixels

Features

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

Second camera

 
12 megapixels

Features

 
Telephoto, Sapphire crystal lens cover, Autofocus

Video recording

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

Features

Continuous autofocus, Video light, Digital image stabilization, Video calling
Optical image stabilization, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

2 megapixels
7 megapixels

Features

 
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

5.95 x 3.12 x 0.33 inches (151.2 x 79.2 x 8.3 mm)
6.23 x 3.07 x 0.29 inches (158.2 x 77.9 x 7.3 mm)

Weight

5.93 oz (168 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)
6.63 oz (188 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Materials

 
Back: Aluminum

Resistance

 
Water, Dust; IP 67

Biometrics

 
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Stylus, Interchangeable covers
 

Colors

Black, Pink, White
Black, Gold, Silver, Red, Rose gold, Jet black

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 8(900), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS)

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS

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

Data Speed

LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A Cat 12 (600/100 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

SIM type

Micro SIM
Nano SIM

VoLTE

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Features

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

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.0
4.2

Wi-Fi

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

USB

microUSB, USB 3.0
Lightning

Features

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

HDMI

Yes
 

Sensors

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

Other

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

Shopping information

MSRP price

 
$ 969
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