Samsung Galaxy Note 3 vs Samsung Galaxy S7 Active

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Display

Display size

5.7 inches
5.1 inches

Resolution

1080 x 1920 pixels
1440 x 2560 pixels

Pixel density

386 ppi
576 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

74.78 %
64.29 %

Peak brightness

 
500 cd/m2 (nit)

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), 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

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: F1.7; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Flash

LED
LED

Video recording

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

Features

Continuous autofocus, Video light, Digital image stabilization, Video calling
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Picture-taking during video recording, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

2 megapixels
5 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)
5.86 x 2.95 x 0.39 inches (148.8 x 75.0 x 9.9 mm)

Weight

5.93 oz (168 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (173 g)
6.53 oz (185 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (173 g)

Materials

 
Back: Plastic

Resistance

 
Water, Dust, Shock, Temperature; IP 68; MIL-STD-810 certified

Biometrics

 
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Stylus, Interchangeable covers
 

Colors

Black, Pink, White
Gold, Gray, Green

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
3.5 mm 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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974
Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996

Processor

Quad-core, 2300 MHz, Krait 400
Quad-core, 2150 MHz, Kryo, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

Adreno 330
Adreno 530

RAM

3 GB
4 GB

Internal storage

64 GB
32 GB

Available to use

 
23 GB

Storage expansion

microSDHC up to 64 GB
microSDXC up to 200 GB

OS

Android (5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.4, 4.4, 4.3)
Android (8.0 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow), Samsung TouchWiz UI

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.0
4.2

Wi-Fi

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

USB

microUSB, USB 3.0
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features

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

HDMI

Yes
 

Location

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

Sensors

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

Other

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

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 2, 3, 4, 5, 8, 17, 18
 

UMTS

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
 

Data

LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
HSPA

SIM type

Micro SIM
Nano SIM

VoLTE

Yes
 

Battery

Capacity

3200 mAh
4000 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, User replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

 
Yes

Talk time

25.00 hours
the average is 21 h (1250 min)
 

Stand-by time

22.0 days (528 hours)
the average is 21 days (493 h)
 

Talk time (3G)

21.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1373 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)
 

Music playback

84.00 hours
 

Video playback

13.00 hours
 

Phone features

Notifications

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

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Nov 07, 2013
Apr 22, 2016

FCC ID value: A3LSMN9005 link
FCC ID value: A3LSMG891A link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.24 W/kg
0.92 W/kg

Body

0.72 W/kg
0.75 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.07 W/kg
1.55 W/kg

Wireless Router

1.04 W/kg
0.92 W/kg

EU SAR

 
 

Head

0.29 W/kg
 

Shopping information

MSRP price

 
$ 795
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