Samsung Galaxy Note3 vs Samsung Galaxy Note5

Display

Size

5.7 inches
5.7 inches

Resolution

1920 x 1080 pixels,
386 PPI
2560 x 1440 pixels,
518 PPI

Technology

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body

74.78 %
76.62 %

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974
Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7420

Processor

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

GPU

Adreno 330
Mali-T760 MP8

RAM

3GB LPDDR3
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

64GB
64GB, not expandable

Storage expansion

microSDHC up to 64 GB
 

OS

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

Battery

Capacity

3200 mAh
3000 mAh

Type

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

Charging

 
Qi and Powermat wireless charging

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

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

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 31 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.06"; 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), 2560x1440 (QHD), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD), 640x480 (VGA)

Features

Continuous autofocus, Video light, EIS, Video calling
OIS, Continuous autofocus, Object tracking, EIS, Video calling

Front

2 MP
5 MP

Design

Dimensions

5.95 x 3.12 x 0.33 inches (151.2 x 79.2 x 8.3 mm)
6.03 x 3.00 x 0.30 inches (153.2 x 76.1 x 7.6 mm)

Weight

5.93 oz (168 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (184 g)
6.03 oz (171 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (184 g)

Materials

 
Back: Glass; Frame: Metal

Biometrics

 
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Stylus, Interchangeable covers
Stylus, Touch sensitive control keys

Colors

Black, Pink, White
Black sapphire, Gold platinum, Silver titan, White pearl

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), 12(700 a), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 26(850+), 28(700 APT)

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 40(2300)

UMTS

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1900, 2100 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 9 (450/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA, UMTS

SIM type

Micro SIM
Nano SIM

VoLTE

Yes
 

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

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

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.0
4.2

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

USB

microUSB, USB 3.0
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features

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

HDMI

Yes
 

Sensors

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

Other

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