Samsung Galaxy Note 5 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 7

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Display

Display size

5.7 inches
5.7 inches

Resolution

1440 x 2560 pixels
1440 x 2560 pixels

Pixel density

518 ppi
518 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

76.62 %
78.16 %

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

16 megapixels
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

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

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.9; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.5"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Flash

LED
Yes

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 2560x1440 (QHD), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD), 640x480 (VGA)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps)

Features

Optical image stabilization, Continuous autofocus, Object tracking, Digital image stabilization, Video calling
Video calling

Front

5 megapixels
5 megapixels

Design

Dimensions

6.03 x 3.00 x 0.30 inches (153.2 x 76.1 x 7.6 mm)
6.04 x 2.91 x 0.31 inches (153.5 x 73.9 x 7.9 mm)

Weight

6.03 oz (171 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
5.96 oz (169 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

Back: Glass; Frame: Metal
 

Resistance

 
Water, Dust

IP certified

 
IP 68

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Iris scanner, Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Stylus, Touch sensitive control keys
Stylus, Touch sensitive control keys

Colors

Black, Gold, Silver, White
Black, Gold, Gray, Blue

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7420
Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996

Processor

Octa-core, 2100 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm
Quad-core, 2150 MHz, Kryo, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

Mali-T760 MP8
Adreno 530

RAM

4 GB
4 GB

Internal storage

64 GB
64 GB

Maximum User Storage

54.1 GB
 

Storage expansion

 
up to 256 GB

OS

Android (7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop), Samsung TouchWiz UI
Android (6.0 Marshmallow)

Battery

Capacity

3000 mAh
3500 mAh

Charging

Qi and Powermat wireless charging
Yes, Qi and Powermat wireless charging

Talk time (3G)

22.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)
 

Music playback

64.00 hours
 

Video playback

15.00 hours
 

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

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

LTE (TDD)

Bands 40
Bands 38, 39, 40, 41

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-A Cat 9 (450/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA, UMTS
LTE-A, HSPA

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

VoLTE

 
Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth

4.2
4.2

Wi-Fi

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

USB

USB 2.0
USB 3.1

Connector

microUSB
USB Type-C (reversible)

Features

Mass storage device, USB charging
Mass storage device, USB OTG, USB charging

Mobile Payment

Samsung Pay
 

Location

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

Other

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

Phone features

Sensors

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

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
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Multimedia

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Headphones connector

3.5mm
3.5mm

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Jul 15, 2015
Jul 19, 2016

FCC ID value: A3LSMN920A link
FCC ID value: A3LSMN930F link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.22 W/kg
0.39 W/kg

Body

0.76 W/kg
0.67 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.27 W/kg
1.56 W/kg

Wireless Router

0.98 W/kg
1.10 W/kg
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