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Samsung Galaxy Note vs Apple iPhone 3GS 8GB

Top 33 Reasons for the

Samsung Galaxy Note

Compared to Apple iPhone 3GS 8GB

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Considerably more battery power
Comment
2500 mAh
vs
1219 mAh
2.05x more battery power
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2042
Considerably faster CPU clock speed
Comment
2 x 1.4 GHz
vs
1 x 0.6 GHz
4.67x faster CPU clock speed
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1720
Notably higher pixel density
Comment
285 ppi
vs
163 ppi
1.75x higher pixel density
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1356
Considerably bigger screen size
Comment
5.3 "
vs
3.5 "
1.51x bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
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1345
Vastly more RAM memory
Comment
1 GB
vs
0.3 GB
0.70 GB more RAM memory
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1214
Clearly higher resolution
Comment
1280x800 px
vs
640x480 px
3.33x higher resolution
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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.
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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.
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675
Has a removable battery
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
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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 lot thinner
Comment
9.7 mm
vs
12.3 mm
2.60 mm thinner
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517
Appreciably faster downloads
Comment
21 MBits/s
vs
7.2 MBits/s
2.92x faster downloads
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.
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461
Explicitly more internal storage
Comment
32 GB
vs
16 GB
16 GB more internal storage
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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
420
Has a radio
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It works as an FM radio with included headsets
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374
Has NFC
Comment
Yes
vs
No
NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
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188
Newer Bluetooth version
Comment
3
vs
2.1
Newer Bluetooth version
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119
Has a flash
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
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104
Sizably lower SAR for head (USA)
Comment
0.16 W/kg
vs
0.26 W/kg
0.10 W/kg lower SAR for head (USA). SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) describes how much radio frequency energy emitted by the device will be absorbed by your body. The rate is measured at head level. The legal limit is 1.6 W/kg in the USA.
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102
Has a front camera
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A front camera can be used for video chats / self portraits.
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84
Plays Adobe Flash
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Adobe Flash with video and sound is supported in the device's browser.
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82
Vastly lower SAR for head (EU)
Comment
0.34 W/kg
vs
0.45 W/kg
0.11 W/kg lower SAR for head (EU). SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) describes how much radio frequency energy emitted by the device will be absorbed by your body. The rate is measured at head level. The legal limit is 2.0 W/kg in the EU.
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75
Has touch autofocus
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The autofocus is immediately set to the subject by just touching it on the touch screen.
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Has a stylus
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A stylus lets you draw on the screen and take notes like with a pen
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41
Has 802.11n WiFi connection
Comment
Yes
vs
No
802.11n is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors - a, b and g.
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Android 2.3.3–2.3.7 Gingerbread (API level 10)
Yes
vs
No
Top 6 Reasons for Android 2.3.3–2.3.7 Gingerbread (API level 10)
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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.
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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.
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174
Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Comment
Yes
vs
No
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171
Supports Java
Comment
Yes
vs
No
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32
Has free navigation software
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Free navigation software with free map data and updates included, no need to buy an dedicated navigation device.
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32
Has free syncing OTA
Comment
Yes
vs
No
All your contacts and calendar dates are synced over-the-air.

Samsung Galaxy Note is better than Apple iPhone 3GS 8GB because...

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Top Eleven Reasons for the

Apple iPhone 3GS 8GB

Compared to Samsung Galaxy Note

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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.
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598
Reasonably lighter
Comment
135 g
vs
178 g
43 g lighter
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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.
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123
Has a built-in HDR mode
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
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115
Notably lower SAR for body (USA)
Comment
0.79 W/kg
vs
0.96 W/kg
0.17 W/kg lower SAR for body (USA). SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) describes how much radio frequency energy emitted by the device will be absorbed by your body. The rate is measured at hip level. The legal limit is 1.6 W/kg in the USA.
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82
Vastly narrower
Comment
62.1 mm
vs
83 mm
20.90 mm narrower
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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.
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Explicitly shorter
Comment
115.5 mm
vs
146.85 mm
31.35 mm shorter
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Way less body volume
Comment
88.2 cm³
vs
116.7 cm³
32.31% less body volume
iOS 4.2.1
Yes
vs
No
Top 2 Reasons for iOS 4.2.1
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Has a child lock
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A child lock enables adults to prevent or restrict children’s use of the device.
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42
You can take a screenshot of your phone's screen
Comment
Yes
vs
No

Apple iPhone 3GS 8GB is better than Samsung Galaxy Note because...

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No

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