Apple iPhone 5C vs Samsung Galaxy Note 3

Top Eleven Reasons for the

Apple iPhone 5C

Compared to Samsung Galaxy Note 3

anonymous
314
Every pixel has three subpixels
Yes
vs
No
The device has a display with three full subpixels per pixel, resulting in a sharp and crisp picture. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.
anonymous
275
Direct updates by OS vendor
Yes
vs
No
It can be updated directly by the OS vendor, so no need to wait until the manufacturer or network provider releases an update.
anonymous
137
Has a dedicated camera button
Yes
vs
No
A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.
anonymous
82
A lot lighter
132 g
vs
168 g
36 g lighter
anonymous
70
Vastly more microphone(s)
3
vs
2
1 more microphone(s). More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
anonymous
6
Has AF tracking
Yes
vs
No
With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.
Florence Collins
3
Front camera has BSI sensor
Yes
vs
No
A backside illuminated camera sensor is better at capturing images in low light. It is useful to have it on your front camera if you have video chats etc. in places without much light.
Sourabh Goyal
-1
Better battery life
Yes
vs
No
I get 2days average usage per charge
Jez Brul
-2
Its [url] iOS(only for iphone) apps and more
Yes
vs
No
Android is [url] be cloned..
Jesse Payne
-4
High Grade Plastic
Yes
vs
No
Although it looks cheap, it is actually very high quality plastic.
Naz D'Aboville
-5
Smooth to hold
Yes
vs
No
Shape and material of the back of the phone fits well in your hand
Xander Craig Gonzaga
-7
IPhone 5s is 90 Reasons
Yes
vs
No
IPhone 5c is 86 Reasons
Xander Craig Gonzaga
-16
A7 Chip
Yes
vs
No
A6 Chip
Ramin G. Far
-23
Has iMessage
Yes
vs
No
Free texts between iPhones
Matilda Demanski
-24
Universal Apple Care/Genius Care
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
-352
Substantially narrower
59.2 mm
vs
79 mm
19.80 mm narrower
anonymous
-362
Vastly less body volume
66.1 cm³
vs
99 cm³
49.77% less body volume
anonymous
-397
Significantly shorter
124.4 mm
vs
151.2 mm
26.80 mm shorter
iOS 7.0
Yes
vs
No
Top 1 Reason for iOS 7.0
anonymous
18
Has a child lock
Yes
vs
No
A child lock enables adults to prevent or restrict children’s use of the device.
Pavide Darenti
-18
Has Airdrop
Yes
vs
No
It lets you quickly and easily share photos, videos, contacts and anything else from any app with a Share button.
Alvin Satya Setiawan Ⓥ
-18
Beautifuly designed
Yes
vs
No
Ios7 was designed to compliment the iphone
Lorenz Inou
-18
Has iCloud
Yes
vs
No
Sync of Contacts, Photo, Mail, Calendar, Documents all over your iDevices/Mac/PC; Backup, Locate iPhone with Apple ID in any browser; do Backups of apps (WhatsApp,...)
Eric Yuen
-19
Less or virtually no virus
Yes
vs
No
RT is still virus prone but only has Windows Defender.
Pavide Darenti
-24
Has smart multitasking
Yes
vs
No
IOS 7 learns when you like to use your apps and can update your content before you launch them. So if you tend to check your favorite social app at 9:00 a.m. every day, your feed will be ready and waiting for you.
Ramin G. Far
-24
Efficient use of the battery
Yes
vs
No
Felix Simpson
-25
Camera lets you shoot photos in square format
Yes
vs
No
Nice looking photos without using an app like instagram
Remy Dovers
-28
Consistent application icons
Yes
vs
No
More aesthetically pleasing
Emilia Brzdąkiewicz
-29
Marks your frequent locations on the map
Yes
vs
No
Emilia Brzdąkiewicz
-29
Shows timestamps in messages app
Yes
vs
No
You can keep track of your massages easily.
Emilia Brzdąkiewicz
-34
Unlimited number of apps per folder
Yes
vs
No
You can organize your apps in the way you want.

Apple iPhone 5C is better than Samsung Galaxy Note 3 because...

Yes
vs
No

Top 50 Reasons for the

Samsung Galaxy Note 3

Compared to Apple iPhone 5C

anonymous
1067
Measurably more battery power
3200 mAh
vs
1510 mAh
2.12x more battery power
anonymous
830
Measurably faster CPU clock speed
4 x 2.3 GHz
vs
2 x 1.3 GHz
3.54x faster CPU clock speed
anonymous
667
Higher pixel density
388 ppi
vs
326 ppi
19.02% higher pixel density
anonymous
628
Noticeably more RAM memory
3 GB
vs
1 GB
2 GB more RAM memory
anonymous
573
Clearly higher resolution
1920x1080 px
vs
1136x640 px
2.85x higher resolution
anonymous
511
Noticeably more megapixels (photo)
13 MP
vs
8 MP
1.63x more megapixels (photo)
anonymous
470
Much bigger screen size
5.7 "
vs
4 "
42.50% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
anonymous
444
Has an external memory slot
Yes
vs
No
The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.
anonymous
342
Has branded damage resistant glass
Yes
vs
No
Damage resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontail Glass) is thin and lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.
anonymous
284
Noticeably more megapixel (photo, front camera)
2 MP
vs
1.2 MP
1.67x more megapixel (photo, front camera)
anonymous
263
Has stereo speakers
Yes
vs
No
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound that surrounds the user from left and right side, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
anonymous
262
Has built-in optical image stabilization
Yes
vs
No
Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect vibrations of the camera. The lens and / or sensor move in response, adjusting the optical path. This ensures that any motion is corrected before the sensor captures the image.
anonymous
243
Has a removable battery
Yes
vs
No
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
anonymous
222
Can be charged via standard USB cable
Yes
vs
No
It can be charged and operated with a standard USB cable connected to your computer, or with a USB power supply.
anonymous
200
Has NFC
Yes
vs
No
NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
anonymous
194
Has USB mass storage support
Yes
vs
No
It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
anonymous
183
Is DLNA certified
Yes
vs
No
All DLNA certified products are compatible with one another. When different devices are connected to the same network, data can be transferred easily between them.
anonymous
181
Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
Yes
vs
No
802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.
anonymous
141
Appreciably better video recording quality
2160 x 30 fps
vs
1080 x 30 fps
2x better video recording quality
anonymous
140
Wider aperture at minimum focal length
2.2
vs
2.4
Wider aperture at minimum focal length. This is the widest aperture available at the minimum focal length. With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject.
anonymous
93
A tad thinner
8.3 mm
vs
8.97 mm
0.67 mm thinner
anonymous
81
Clearly smaller semiconductor size
28 nm
vs
32 nm
4 nm smaller semiconductor size. A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.
anonymous
78
Has manual exposure
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the exposure.
anonymous
45
Vastly faster Internet browser (Browsermark 2.0)
3297
vs
2416
36.47% faster Internet browser (Browsermark 2.0)
anonymous
26
Supports ANT+
Yes
vs
No
ANT+ is a wireless protocol similar to Bluetooth Smart, and is very power efficient. It is mainly used for fitness monitoring devices such as heart rate monitors and cadence sensors to connect to other devices, eg. sports watches, smartphones and cycling computers.
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Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
Yes
vs
No
Top 15 Reasons for Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
Aiden Richardson
196
Supports widgets
Yes
vs
No
You can add widgets to the home screen. This allows you to have more flexibility and to see information at a glance, without going into the app.
anonymous
163
Supports 4K resolution
Yes
vs
No
Allows you to view in ultra-high definition.
anonymous
129
The browser has word wrap
Yes
vs
No
The web browser has automatic word wrap when zooming, the user can easily read long lines without scrolling horizontally.
Christalyn Britton
22
Vastly Customizable
Yes
vs
No
Launchers are available for android devices that allow full customization of the home screen and pretty much anything else. The widgets also add some more customisation.
Florence Collins
16
"Find my phone" voice command
Yes
vs
No
You can ask Google Now to find your phone when you have misplaced it nearby, and the phone will ring loudly so that you can find it.
Ramin G. Far
15
Different virtual keyboards can be installed
Yes
vs
No
Android allows to easily change the software keyboards and the Play Store offers keyboards from many vendors.
Pavide Darenti
14
Has smart caller ID
Yes
vs
No
Whenever you get a call from a phone number not in your contacts, your phone will look for matches from businesses with a local listing on Google Maps.
Aiden Richardson
12
Sharing menu
Yes
vs
No
The sharing menu is best on Android
Emilia Brzdąkiewicz
11
Has an immersive mode
Yes
vs
No
Hides everything except the app you're using.
Pavide Darenti
9
Has "OK Google" voice command feature
Yes
vs
No
When saying 'Ok Google' it will activate voice control.
Pavide Darenti
8
Has Chromecast support
Yes
vs
No
With your Android device and a Chromecast, you can enjoy your favorite online entertainment, from Netflix, YouTube, Hulu Plus, and Google Play on your HDTV.
Eran Machlev
7
Is open source software
Yes
vs
No
Open Source Software makes the world a better place.
Maty Sanchez
1
PlayStation Mobile Certified
Yes
vs
No
This Xperia can play apps & games from PlayStation Mobile platform. US/EU PSN ID is required to use this feature.
Sadiah Latip
1
Better Performance
Yes
vs
No
Canon has got user friendly UI n better performance....
Sudeep Ramachandran
1
Beautiful shape attery backup and clear camera viwith good b
Yes
vs
No
Sabrina Falcone
0
Yes
Yes
vs
No
Is apple really still in business?
Florence Collins
-2
Supports Square credit card reader
Yes
vs
No
This smartphone attachment from Square means that you can receive credit card payments using your device. It can be useful for small businesses etc, so you don't miss out on sales if customers aren't carrying cash.
Emilia Brzdąkiewicz
-4
Has Cloud Print feature
Yes
vs
No
You can print docs easily from your phone or tablet.
Emilia Brzdąkiewicz
-8
Has step counter built-in
Yes
vs
No
When you use fitness apps like Moves on nexus 5, the phone acts as a pedometer to count steps. Android 4.4 and updated hardware make this a more battery-friendly way to measure your activity.
Shaun Da Rocha
-9
Cyanogenmod ready
Yes
vs
No
With Cyanogenmod, customize your phone's or tablet's interface in any way imaginable. Just go to Cyanogenmod's website, get the installer, and follow the simple steps to get your device truly open-source.
Vivia Marcela Mina Leon
-9
Motorola g
Yes
vs
No
Nokia lumia 720
Johannes Schwaben
-18
CANVAS 2 HAS IPS SCREEN AND WIN PRO HAS CAPACITIVE SCREEN
Yes
vs
No
Steffan Wood
-19
Lenses the
Yes
vs
No
The lesne in the oppi n1 is bigger and longer which means it better at macro photograph than Samsung 1cm software
Ramin G. Far
-22
Best Facebook Messenger app with chat heads
Yes
vs
No
The Android Facebook Messenger app has an intuitive and fast interface with so called chat heads lying above other apps (in contrast to the Facebook Messenger app of other OSes).

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is better than Apple iPhone 5C because...

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vs
No

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