Samsung Galaxy Note7 vs Samsung Galaxy Note5

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Display

Size:

5.7 inches
5.7 inches

Resolution:

2560 x 1440 pixels, 518 PPI
2560 x 1440 pixels, 518 PPI

Technology:

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body:

78.16 %
76.62 %

Features:

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

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996
Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7420

Processor:

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

GPU:

Adreno 530
Mali-T760 MP8

RAM:

4GB LPDDR4
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

64GB
64GB, available to use: 54.1 GB, not expandable

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 256 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

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

Battery

Capacity:

3500 mAh
3000 mAh

Type:

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

Charging:

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

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera:

12 MP (OIS, PDAF)
16 MP (OIS, PDAF, CMOS image sensor, BSI sensor)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.5"; Pixel size: 1.4 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)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 2560x1440 (QHD), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD), 640x480 (VGA)

Features:

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

Front:

5 MP
5 MP

Design

Dimensions:

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

Weight:

5.96 oz (169.0 g)
6.03 oz (171.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Glass; Frame: Metal

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP68

Biometrics:

Iris scanner, Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Features:

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

Keys:

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

Colors:

Blue coral, Gold platinum, Silver titanium, Black onyx
Black sapphire, Gold platinum, Silver titan, White pearl

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS)
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 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
Bands 40(2300)

UMTS:

Bands 5(850), 8(900), 4(1700/2100), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Bands 5(850), 8(900), 2(1900), 1(2100)

Data Speed:

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

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice:

Yes

VoLTE:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.2
4.2

Wi-Fi:

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

USB:

Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features:

Charging, OTG, Mass storage device
Charging, Mass storage device

Location:

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

Sensors:

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

Other:

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

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Jul 19, 2016
Jul 15, 2015

FCC ID value:

A3LSMN930F
A3LSMN920A

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.39 W/kg
0.22 W/kg

Body:

0.67 W/kg
0.76 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.56 W/kg
1.27 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.10 W/kg
0.98 W/kg

Availability

Officially announced:

Aug 02, 2016
Aug 13, 2015
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