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Apple iPhone 5C vs Samsung Galaxy Note 3

Top 15 Reasons for the

Apple iPhone 5C

Compared to Samsung Galaxy Note 3

anonymous
745
Every pixel has three subpixels.
Comment
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
598
Way lighter
Comment
132 g
vs
168 g
36 g lighter
anonymous
538
Direct updates by OS vendor
Comment
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
415
Has a dedicated camera button
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.
anonymous
371
Has an IPS screen
Comment
Yes
vs
No
IPS (In-Plane Switching) is a technology used for LCDs. It was designed to overcome the main limitations of normal TFTs TN-matrices: relatively slow response times, small viewing angles and low quality color reproduction.
anonymous
197
Substantially more microphone(s)
Comment
3
vs
2
1 more microphone(s). More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
anonymous
108
Has AF tracking
Comment
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.
anonymous
82
Vastly narrower
Comment
59.2 mm
vs
79 mm
19.80 mm narrower
anonymous
46
Has AirPlay
Comment
Yes
vs
No
AirPlay allows wireless connection of Apple devices with external screens or speakers. You may stream computer screen, video and music from iOS devices, play games like on consoles or present your slideshows easily on your TV.
anonymous
18
Noticeably shorter
Comment
124.4 mm
vs
151.2 mm
26.80 mm shorter
Florence Collins
12
Front camera has BSI sensor
Comment
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.
Naz D'Aboville
1
Smooth to hold
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Shape and material of the back of the phone fits well in your hand
anonymous
-44
Distinctly less body volume
Comment
66.1 cm³
vs
99 cm³
49.77% less body volume
iOS 7.0
Yes
vs
No
Top 2 Reasons for iOS 7.0
anonymous
98
Has a child lock
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A child lock enables adults to prevent or restrict children’s use of the device.
anonymous
67
Has turn by turn directions
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The device will signal upcoming turns and prepare you, ensuring you stay on route.

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
2603
Distinctly more battery power
Comment
3200 mAh
vs
1510 mAh
2.12x more battery power
anonymous
2042
Substantially faster CPU clock speed
Comment
4 x 2.3 GHz
vs
2 x 1.3 GHz
3.54x faster CPU clock speed
anonymous
1720
Higher pixel density
Comment
388 ppi
vs
326 ppi
19.02% higher pixel density
anonymous
1356
Reasonably bigger screen size
Comment
5.7 "
vs
4 "
42.50% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
anonymous
1345
Considerably more RAM memory
Comment
3 GB
vs
1 GB
2 GB more RAM memory
anonymous
1248
Distinctly more megapixels (photo)
Comment
13 MP
vs
8 MP
1.63x more megapixels (photo)
anonymous
1214
Clearly higher resolution
Comment
1920x1080 px
vs
1136x640 px
2.85x higher resolution
anonymous
992
Has an external memory slot
Comment
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
955
Distinctly more megapixel (photo, front camera)
Comment
2 MP
vs
1.2 MP
1.67x more megapixel (photo, front camera)
anonymous
788
Has branded damage resistant glass
Comment
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
675
Has a removable battery
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
anonymous
627
Has built-in optical image stabilization
Comment
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
533
Can be charged via standard USB cable
Comment
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
518
A little bit thinner
Comment
8.3 mm
vs
8.97 mm
0.67 mm thinner
anonymous
507
Has USB mass storage support
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
anonymous
456
Wireless charging
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.
anonymous
439
Is DLNA certified
Comment
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
383
Substantially better video recording quality
Comment
2160 x 30 fps
vs
1080 x 30 fps
2x better video recording quality
anonymous
374
Has NFC
Comment
Yes
vs
No
NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
anonymous
363
Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
Comment
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
302
Wider aperture at minimum focal length
Comment
2.2
vs
2.4
Wider aperture at 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
183
Has manual exposure
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the exposure.
anonymous
180
Supports ANT+
Comment
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.
anonymous
171
Significantly smaller semiconductor size
Comment
28 nm
vs
32 nm
4 nm smaller semiconductor size. A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.
anonymous
149
Higher GeekBench result
Comment
933
vs
711
Higher GeekBench result. This is a cross-platform benchmark that measures the performance of the CPU. (Source: Primate Labs, 2014)
anonymous
73
Significantly faster Internet browser (Browsermark 2.0)
Comment
3297
vs
2416
36.47% faster Internet browser (Browsermark 2.0)
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Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
Yes
vs
No
Top 9 Reasons for Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
anonymous
511
Supports 4K resolution
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Allows you to view in ultra-high definition.
anonymous
331
Supports widgets
Comment
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
325
The browser has word wrap
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The web browser has automatic word wrap when zooming, the user can easily read long lines without scrolling horizontally.
anonymous
236
Is a multi-user system
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
196
Is free and open source
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Anyone is free to use, copy, study, and change the software in any way, and the source code is openly shared so that people are encouraged to voluntarily improve the design of the software.
anonymous
192
Has offline voice recognition
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Offline voice recognition enables you to perform voice actions, like dictating texts or using various voice commands, without an internet connection.
anonymous
174
Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
171
Supports Java
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Samsung Exynos 5 Octa 5420
Yes
vs
No
Top 5 Reasons for Samsung Exynos 5 Octa 5420
anonymous
122
Significantly higher ram speed
Comment
933 MHz
vs
533 MHz
400 MHz higher ram speed. It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.
anonymous
76
Sizably more CPU threads
Comment
4
vs
2
2 more CPU threads. More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.
anonymous
65
Distinctly more memory bandwidth
Comment
14.9 GB/s
vs
8.5 GB/s
6.40 GB/s more memory bandwidth. This is the maximum rate that data can be read from or stored into memory.
anonymous
40
Uses big.LITTLE technology
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Using big.LITTLE technology, a chip can switch between two sets of processor cores in order to maximise performance and battery life. For example, when playing a game the more powerful cores will be used to increase performance, whereas checking email will use the less powerful cores to maximise battery life.
anonymous
36
Uses HMP
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Heterogeneous Multi-Processing (HMP) is a more advanced version of big.LITTLE technology. In this setup, a processor can utilise all cores at the same time, or just a single core for low-intensity tasks. This can provide powerful performance or increased battery life respectively.
ARM Cortex-A15
Yes
vs
No
Top 1 Reason for ARM Cortex-A15
anonymous
40
Distinctly more bits executed at a time
Comment
128
vs
64
64 more bits executed at a time. NEON provides acceleration for media processing, such as listening to MP3s.
ARM Mali T628 MP6
Yes
vs
No
Top 4 Reasons for ARM Mali T628 MP6
anonymous
189
Significantly faster GPU clock speed
Comment
533 MHz
vs
266 MHz
267 MHz faster GPU clock speed. The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed.
anonymous
97
Measurably higher floating-point performance
Comment
0.102 TFLOPS
vs
0.0255 TFLOPS
0.08 TFLOPS higher floating-point performance. Floating-point performance is a measurement of the raw processing power of the GPU.
anonymous
74
Newer version of DirectX
Comment
11
vs
9
Newer version of DirectX. DirectX is used in games, with newer versions supporting better graphics.
anonymous
57
Newer version of OpenGL ES
Comment
3
vs
2
Newer version of OpenGL ES. OpenGL ES is used for games on mobile devices such as smartphones. Newer versions support better graphics.

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

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vs
No

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