Samsung Galaxy Note vs Apple iPhone 3GS 8GB

Top 32 Reasons for the

Samsung Galaxy Note

Compared to Apple iPhone 3GS 8GB

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Sizably more battery power
2500 mAh
vs
1219 mAh
2.05x more battery power
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Noticeably faster CPU clock speed
2 x 1.4 GHz
vs
1 x 0.6 GHz
4.67x faster CPU clock speed
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Appreciably higher pixel density
285 ppi
vs
163 ppi
1.75x higher pixel density
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Significantly more RAM memory
1 GB
vs
0.3 GB
0.70 GB more RAM memory
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Explicitly higher resolution
1280x800 px
vs
640x480 px
3.33x higher resolution
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Explicitly bigger screen size
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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Has an external memory slot
Yes
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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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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.
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Has a removable battery
Yes
vs
No
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
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Significantly faster downloads
21 MBits/s
vs
7.2 MBits/s
2.92x faster downloads
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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.
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Has NFC
Yes
vs
No
NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
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Has USB mass storage support
Yes
vs
No
It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
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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.
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Noticeably more internal storage
32 GB
vs
16 GB
16 GB more internal storage
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Has a radio
Yes
vs
No
It works as an FM radio with included headsets
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Amply thinner
9.7 mm
vs
12.3 mm
2.60 mm thinner
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Newer Bluetooth version
3
vs
2.1
Newer Bluetooth version
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Has a flash
Yes
vs
No
A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
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Plays Adobe Flash
Yes
vs
No
Adobe Flash with video and sound is supported in the device's browser.
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Substantially lower SAR for head (USA)
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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Has a front camera
Yes
vs
No
A front camera can be used for video chats / self portraits.
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Substantially lower SAR for head (EU)
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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Has touch autofocus
Yes
vs
No
The autofocus is immediately set to the subject by just touching it on the touch screen.
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Has 802.11n WiFi connection
Yes
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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.
Android 2.3.3–2.3.7 Gingerbread (API level 10)
Yes
vs
No
Top 7 Reasons for Android 2.3.3–2.3.7 Gingerbread (API level 10)
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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.
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Has free navigation software
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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Has free syncing OTA
Yes
vs
No
All your contacts and calendar dates are synced over-the-air.
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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.
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Sharing menu
Yes
vs
No
The sharing menu is best on Android
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Has turn by turn directions
Yes
vs
No
The device will signal upcoming turns and prepare you, ensuring you stay on route.
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7
Is open source software
Yes
vs
No
Open Source Software makes the world a better place.
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Motorola g
Yes
vs
No
Nokia lumia 720

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

Yes
vs
No

Top Ten Reasons for the

Apple iPhone 3GS 8GB

Compared to Samsung Galaxy Note

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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.
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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.
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Amply lighter
135 g
vs
178 g
43 g lighter
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Significantly lower SAR for body (USA)
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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Has a built-in HDR mode
Yes
vs
No
It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
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Vastly narrower
62.1 mm
vs
83 mm
20.90 mm narrower
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Way less body volume
88.2 cm³
vs
116.7 cm³
32.31% less body volume
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Clearly shorter
115.5 mm
vs
146.85 mm
31.35 mm shorter
iOS 4.2.1
Yes
vs
No
Top 2 Reasons for iOS 4.2.1
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Has a child lock
Yes
vs
No
A child lock enables adults to prevent or restrict children’s use of the device.
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You can take a screenshot of your phone's screen
Yes
vs
No
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Efficient use of the battery
Yes
vs
No
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Consistent application icons
Yes
vs
No
More aesthetically pleasing

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

Yes
vs
No

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