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Apple iPhone 5S vs Samsung Galaxy Note 3

Top 23 Reasons for the

Apple iPhone 5S

Compared to Samsung Galaxy Note 3

anonymous
578
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
476
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
349
Appreciably lighter
Comment
112 g
vs
168 g
56 g lighter
anonymous
327
A tad thinner
Comment
7.6 mm
vs
8.3 mm
0.70 mm thinner
anonymous
306
Has a dedicated camera button
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.
anonymous
274
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
221
Has a flash w/ dual-LEDs
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Two LEDs are brighter than flashes with just one LED.
anonymous
143
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
104
Higher GeekBench result
Comment
1347
vs
933
Higher GeekBench result. This is a cross-platform benchmark that measures the performance of the CPU. (Source: Primate Labs, 2014)
anonymous
97
Has a fingerprint scanner
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.
anonymous
67
Faster Internet browser (Browsermark 2.0)
Comment
3451
vs
3297
4.67% faster Internet browser (Browsermark 2.0)
anonymous
61
Supports 64-bit
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A 32-bit operating system can only support up to 4GB of RAM. 64-bit allows more than 4GB, giving increased performance. It also allows you to run 64-bit applications.
anonymous
59
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.
Crosby Smith
5
Passbook for boarding passes
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Quick access with one finger swipe at the boarding gate
Bishesh Gurung
1
Touch ID
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Touch ID enables to use the password as fingers.
anonymous
-102
Sizably narrower
Comment
58.6 mm
vs
79 mm
20.40 mm narrower
anonymous
-168
Significantly less body volume
Comment
55.1 cm³
vs
99 cm³
1.80x less body volume
anonymous
-186
Vastly shorter
Comment
123.8 mm
vs
151.2 mm
27.40 mm shorter
Apple A7
Yes
vs
No
Top 1 Reason for Apple A7
anonymous
42
Explicitly wider front-end
Comment
6
vs
3
3 wider front-end. The CPU can decode more instructions per clock (IPC), meaning that the CPU performs better
Imagination Technologies PowerVR G6430
Yes
vs
No
Top 1 Reason for Imagination Technologies PowerVR G6430
anonymous
34
Newer version of OpenGL ES
Comment
3.1
vs
3
Newer version of OpenGL ES. OpenGL ES is used for games on mobile devices such as smartphones. Newer versions support better graphics.
Apple Cyclone
Yes
vs
No
Top 1 Reason for Apple Cyclone
anonymous
35
Has AES
Comment
Yes
vs
No
AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.
iOS 7.0
Yes
vs
No
Top 2 Reasons for iOS 7.0
anonymous
69
Has a child lock
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A child lock enables adults to prevent or restrict children’s use of the device.
anonymous
41
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 5S is better than Samsung Galaxy Note 3 because...

Yes
vs
No

Top 44 Reasons for the

Samsung Galaxy Note 3

Compared to Apple iPhone 5S

anonymous
1988
Considerably more battery power
Comment
3200 mAh
vs
1570 mAh
2.04x more battery power
anonymous
1536
Significantly faster CPU clock speed
Comment
4 x 2.3 GHz
vs
2 x 1.3 GHz
3.54x faster CPU clock speed
anonymous
1261
Higher pixel density
Comment
388 ppi
vs
326 ppi
19.02% higher pixel density
anonymous
1109
Noticeably more RAM memory
Comment
3 GB
vs
1 GB
2 GB more RAM memory
anonymous
979
Plenty 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
913
Sizably more megapixels (photo)
Comment
13 MP
vs
8 MP
1.63x more megapixels (photo)
anonymous
909
Sizably higher resolution
Comment
1920x1080 px
vs
1136x640 px
2.85x higher resolution
anonymous
737
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
638
Significantly more megapixel (photo, front camera)
Comment
2 MP
vs
1.2 MP
1.67x more megapixel (photo, front camera)
anonymous
574
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
493
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
483
Has a removable battery
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
anonymous
364
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
336
Has USB mass storage support
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
anonymous
334
Has NFC
Comment
Yes
vs
No
NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
anonymous
323
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
316
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
307
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
296
Significantly better video recording quality
Comment
2160 x 30 fps
vs
1080 x 30 fps
2x better video recording quality
anonymous
109
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.
Oscar Terence
57
Has 4k video recording
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Can record really high definiton films.
Aiden Richardson
43
Has a stylus
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A stylus lets you draw on the screen and take notes like with a pen
Gustavo Godoy
17
True Multitasking
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This means I can run a lot of apps in real time with 100% uptime,so I can call someone swipe up go on the browser look something up while still talking, swipe up again to keep playing a game while still talking, so forth and so on
Gustavo Godoy
14
Supports S pen
Comment
Yes
vs
No
S pen can work with note 8
Oscar Terence
9
It has a faux leather back
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It is practical, stylish and easy to grip.
Alessandro Aguilar
7
Usb 3.0
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Faster chargin transfer more data more quickly
Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
Yes
vs
No
Top 13 Reasons for Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
anonymous
317
Supports 4K resolution
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Allows you to view in ultra-high definition.
anonymous
305
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
241
Plays Adobe Flash
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Adobe Flash with video and sound is supported in the device's browser.
anonymous
209
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
82
Is a multi-user system
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
65
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
64
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
58
Supports Java
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
57
Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Aiden Richardson
31
Sharing menu
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The sharing menu is best on Android
Eran Machlev
7
Offers free development
Comment
Yes
vs
No
With android, you can make any app you want (without uploading it to Google Play) free of charge.
Jacob Kumar
6
Exellent Features (UI)
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Samsung Exynos 5 Octa 5420
Yes
vs
No
Top 3 Reasons for Samsung Exynos 5 Octa 5420
anonymous
43
Significantly more CPU threads
Comment
4
vs
2
2 more CPU threads. More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.
anonymous
28
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
27
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 Mali T628 MP6
Yes
vs
No
Top 2 Reasons for ARM Mali T628 MP6
anonymous
84
Substantially faster GPU clock speed
Comment
533 MHz
vs
450 MHz
83 MHz faster GPU clock speed. The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed.
anonymous
44
Newer version of DirectX
Comment
11
vs
10
Newer version of DirectX. DirectX is used in games, with newer versions supporting better graphics.

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

Yes
vs
No

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