Samsung Galaxy Note3 vs Samsung Galaxy Note4 vs Samsung Galaxy S6

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Display

Size:

5.7 inches
5.7 inches
5.1 inches

Resolution:

1920 x 1080 pixels, 386 PPI
2560 x 1440 pixels, 515 PPI
2560 x 1440 pixels, 577 PPI

Technology:

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body:

74.78 %
74.39 %
70.48 %

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

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974
Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 5433
Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7420

Processor:

Quad-core, 2300 MHz, Krait 400
Octa-core, 1900 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 20 nm
Octa-core, 2100 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU:

Adreno 330
Mali-T760 MP6
Mali-T760 MP8

RAM:

3GB LPDDR3
3GB LPDDR3
3GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

64GB
32GB, available to use: 24 GB
128GB, not expandable

Storage expansion:

microSDHC up to 64 GB
microSDXC up to 128 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.4, 4.4, 4.3)
Android (6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop, 4.4), Samsung TouchWiz UI
Android (7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop), Samsung TouchWiz UI

Battery

Capacity:

3200 mAh
3220 mAh
2550 mAh

Type:

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

Charging:

Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0
Fast charging, Qi and Powermat wireless charging

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera
Single camera

Main camera:

13 MP (Autofocus, CMOS image sensor, BSI sensor)
16 MP (OIS, Autofocus, BSI sensor)
16 MP (OIS, Autofocus, BSI sensor)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 31 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.06"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 31 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F1.9; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

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

Features:

Continuous autofocus, Video light, EIS, Video calling
OIS, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Video calling, Video sharing
OIS, HDR, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Video light, Video calling

Front:

2 MP
3.7 MP
5 MP (HDR)

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD)
2560x1440 (QHD) (30 fps)
2560x1440 (QHD) (30 fps)

Design

Dimensions:

5.95 x 3.12 x 0.33 inches (151.2 x 79.2 x 8.3 mm)
6.04 x 3.09 x 0.33 inches (153.5 x 78.6 x 8.5 mm)
5.65 x 2.78 x 0.27 inches (143.4 x 70.5 x 6.8 mm)

Weight:

5.93 oz (168.0 g)
6.21 oz (176.0 g)
4.87 oz (138.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Plastic; Frame: Aluminum
Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (swipe)
Fingerprint (touch)

Features:

Stylus, Interchangeable covers
Notification light, Touch sensitive control keys
Notification light, Touch sensitive control keys

Keys:

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

Colors:

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

UMTS:

Bands 5(850), 8(900), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Bands 5(850), 8(900), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Bands 5(850), 2(1900), 1(2100)

Data Speed:

LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA
LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA, UMTS

SIM type:

Micro SIM
Micro SIM
Nano SIM

VoLTE:

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback, Preset equalizer
Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback, Custom equalizer, Preset equalizer, Sound effects

Screen mirroring:

DLNA, MHL
DLNA, MHL, MirrorLink
DLNA, Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.0
4.1, EDR
4.1

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

USB:

microUSB, USB 3.0
microUSB, USB 2.0
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features:

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

HDMI:

Yes
Yes

Location:

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

Sensors:

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

Other:

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

Hearing aid compatible:

T3
M3, T4
M3, T3

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Nov 07, 2013
Sep 05, 2014
Mar 02, 2015

FCC ID value:

A3LSMN9005 link
A3LSMN910C link
A3LSMG920A link

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.24 W/kg
0.17 W/kg
0.49 W/kg

Body:

0.72 W/kg
0.86 W/kg
0.96 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.07 W/kg
1.20 W/kg
1.25 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.04 W/kg
1.08 W/kg
1.04 W/kg

EU SAR:

Head:

0.29 W/kg

Availability

Officially announced:

Sep 04, 2013
Sep 03, 2014
Mar 01, 2015
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