Samsung Galaxy Note 3 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 9

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Display

Display size

5.7 inches
6.4 inches

Resolution

1080 x 1920 pixels
1440 x 2960 pixels

Pixel density

386 ppi
516 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

74.78 %
83.51 %

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera

13 megapixels
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

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

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 31 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.06"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F1.5/F2.4; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Second camera

 
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

 
Telephoto, Optical image stabilization, Autofocus

Specifications

 
Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 52 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Flash

LED
LED

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (120 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)

Features

Continuous autofocus, Video light, Digital image stabilization, Video calling
Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, Continuous autofocus, Object tracking, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

2 megapixels
8 megapixels

Features

 
Wide Angle, Autofocus

Design

Dimensions

5.95 x 3.12 x 0.33 inches (151.2 x 79.2 x 8.3 mm)
6.37 x 3.01 x 0.35 inches (161.9 x 76.4 x 8.8 mm)

Weight

5.93 oz (168 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
7.09 oz (201 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

 
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5); Frame: Aluminum

Resistance

 
Water, Dust

IP certified

 
IP 68

Biometrics

 
Iris scanner, 2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Stylus, Interchangeable covers
Stylus

Colors

Black, Pink, White
 

Colors

 
Midnight black, Ocean blue, Cloud silver, Lavender purple

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845

Processor

Quad-core, 2300 MHz, Krait 400
Octa-core, 2800 MHz, Kryo 385, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Adreno 330
Adreno 630

RAM

3 GB
8 GB

Internal storage

64 GB
512 GB

Storage expansion

up to 64 GB
up to 512 GB

OS

Android (5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.4, 4.4, 4.3)
Android (9.0 Pie, 8.1 Oreo), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity

3200 mAh
4000 mAh

Charging

 
Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging, Qi and Powermat wireless charging

Talk time

25.00 hours
the average is 22 h (1342 min)
38.00 hours
the average is 22 h (1342 min)

Stand-by time

22.0 days (528 hours)
the average is 20 days (480 h)
12.0 days (288 hours)
the average is 20 days (480 h)

Talk time (3G)

21.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1364 min)
29.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1364 min)

Stand-by time (3G)

17.5 days (420 hours)
the average is 25 days (602 h)
 

Stand-by time (4G)

15.8 days (380 hours)
the average is 24 days (570 h)
 

Internet use

 
 

3G

 
14 hours

LTE

 
16 hours

Wi-Fi

 
17 hours

Music playback

84.00 hours
95.00 hours

Video playback

13.00 hours
21.00 hours

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 2, 3, 4, 5, 8, 17, 18
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 66, 71

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 38, 39, 40, 41, 46

UMTS

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

GSM

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

CDMA

 
800, 1900 MHz

Data

LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A Pro Cat 18 (1200/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA

SIM type

Micro SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

VoLTE

Yes
Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth

4.0
5.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

USB 3.0
USB 3.1

Connector

microUSB
USB Type-C (reversible)

Features

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

HDMI

Yes
 

Mobile Payment

 
Samsung Pay

Location

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

Other

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

Phone features

Sensors

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

Notifications

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

Hearing aid compatibility

T3
M4, T3

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD

Multimedia

Screen mirroring

DLNA, MHL
Wireless screen share

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Headphones connector

3.5mm
3.5mm

Additional microphone(s)

 
for Noise cancellation

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Nov 07, 2013
Jul 03, 2018

FCC ID value: A3LSMN9005 link
FCC ID value: A3LSMN960U link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.24 W/kg
0.27 W/kg

Body

0.72 W/kg
0.76 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.07 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router

1.04 W/kg
1.35 W/kg

Phablet

 
3.90 W/kg

EU SAR

 
 

Head

0.29 W/kg
 

Shopping information

In The Box

 
S Pen, USB Cable, Earphones, SIM removal tool, USB power adaptor, USB connector, Pen, nibs, Tweezer, Clear cover case, Quick start guide, USB connector leaflet.

MSRP price

 
$ 1250
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