Samsung Galaxy Note 3 vs Samsung Galaxy A70

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Display

Display size

5.7 inches
6.7 inches

Resolution

1080 x 1920 pixels
1080 x 2400 pixels

Aspect Ratio

 
20:9

Pixel density

386 ppi
393 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body

74.78 %
85.97 %

Colors

 
16 777 216

Features

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974
Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 SM6150

Processor

Quad-core, 2300 MHz, Krait 400
Octa-core, 2000 MHz, Kryo 460, 64-bit, 11 nm

GPU

Adreno 330
Adreno 612

RAM

3 GB LPDDR3
6 GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

64 GB
128 GB

Available to use

 
108.3 GB

Storage expansion

microSDHC up to 64 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

Device type

Smart phone
Smart phone

OS

Android (5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.4, 4.4, 4.3)
Android (9.0 Pie), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity

3200 mAh
4500 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, User replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

 
Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging

Talk time

25.00 hours
the average is 19 h (1141 min)
 

Stand-by time

22.0 days (528 hours)
the average is 21 days (505 h)
 

Talk time (3G)

21.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)
28.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)

Stand-by time (3G)

17.5 days (420 hours)
the average is 26 days (614 h)
 

Stand-by time (4G)

15.8 days (380 hours)
the average is 24 days (583 h)
 

Internet use

 
3G: 14 hours; LTE: 16 hours; Wi-Fi: 16 hours

Music playback

84.00 hours
128.00 hours

Video playback

13.00 hours
24.00 hours

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Triple camera

Main camera

13 megapixels
32 megapixels

Features

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

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 31 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.06"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.8"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera

 
8 megapixels

Features

 
Ultra-wide

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Sensor size: 1/4"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Third camera

 
5 megapixels

Features

 
Depth information

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 24 mm; Sensor size: 1/5"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Flash

LED
LED

Software Features

Digital image stabilization, HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Smile detection, Burst mode, Scenes, Effects, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Touch to focus, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging
HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Night mode, Scenes, Exposure compensation, ISO control, Touch to focus, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging

Video recording

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

Features

Continuous autofocus, Video light, Digital image stabilization, Video calling
Video calling, Video sharing

Front

2 megapixels
32 megapixels

Video capture

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

Design

Form factor

Candybar
Candybar

Dimensions

5.95 x 3.12 x 0.33 inches (151.2 x 79.2 x 8.3 mm)
6.47 x 3.02 x 0.31 inches (164.3 x 76.7 x 7.9 mm)

Weight

5.93 oz (168 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (173 g)
6.46 oz (183 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (173 g)

Materials

 
Back: Plastic

Biometrics

 
2D Face unlock, In-screen fingerprint

Features

Stylus, Interchangeable covers
 

Keys

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

Colors

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

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 8(900), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower)
Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD)

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS

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

GSM

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1800, 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 11 (600/75 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSPA

2G Data

EDGE, GPRS, EV-DO Rev.A
EDGE, GPRS

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

Micro SIM
Nano SIM

VoLTE

Yes
 

Global Roaming

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

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

Screen mirroring

DLNA, MHL
Wireless screen share

Music player

 
 

Filter by

 
Album, Artist, Genre, Playlists

Supported formats

 
MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV, M4A (Apple lossless), AMR, OGG, MIDI

Video playback

 
 

Supported formats

 
MPEG4, H.263, H.264

Radio

 
FM

Additional microphone(s)

 
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.0
5.0

Profiles/ Protocols

Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Video Control Transport Protocol (AVCTP), Audio/Video Distribution Transport Protocol (AVDTP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Generic Attribute Profile (GATT), Generic Audio/Video Distribution (GAVDP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Human Interface Device (HID), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Phone Book Access (PBAP), Serial Port (SPP)
Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Generic Access (GAP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Phone Book Access (PBAP)

Wi-Fi

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

USB

microUSB, USB 3.0
Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0

Features

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

HDMI

Yes
 

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Sensors

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

Mobile Payment

 
Samsung Pay

Other

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

Hearing aid compatible

T3
 

Phone features

Notifications

 
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration

Phonebook

 
Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID

Organizer

 
Calendar, Alarm, Calculator, World clock, Timer, Stopwatch, Countdown timer

Messaging

 
SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input

E-mail

 
IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange

Instant Messaging

 
Hangouts / Google Talk

Other features

 
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Nov 07, 2013
Mar 28, 2019

FCC ID value: A3LSMN9005 link
FCC ID value: A3LSMA705FN link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.24 W/kg
0.26 W/kg

Body

0.72 W/kg
0.25 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.07 W/kg
0.89 W/kg

Wireless Router

1.04 W/kg
0.38 W/kg

EU SAR

 
 

Head

0.29 W/kg
 

Shopping information

In The Box

 
25W charger

Availability

Officially announced

Sep 04, 2013
Mar 26, 2019
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