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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

anonymous
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Sizably more battery power
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2500 mAh
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1219 mAh
2.05x more battery power
anonymous
1511
Vastly faster CPU clock speed
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2 x 1.4 GHz
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1 x 0.6 GHz
4.67x faster CPU clock speed
anonymous
1243
Noticeably higher pixel density
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285 ppi
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163 ppi
1.75x higher pixel density
anonymous
1093
Significantly more RAM memory
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1 GB
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0.3 GB
0.70 GB more RAM memory
anonymous
960
Distinctly bigger screen size
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5.3 "
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3.5 "
1.51x bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
anonymous
900
Sizably higher resolution
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1280x800 px
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640x480 px
3.33x higher resolution
anonymous
729
Has an external memory slot
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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.
anonymous
573
Has branded damage resistant glass
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Yes
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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
478
Has a removable battery
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Yes
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No
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
anonymous
406
Measurably faster downloads
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21 MBits/s
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7.2 MBits/s
2.92x faster downloads
anonymous
363
Can be charged via standard USB cable
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Yes
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No
It can be charged and operated with a standard USB cable connected to your computer, or with a USB power supply.
anonymous
333
Has USB mass storage support
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Yes
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No
It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
anonymous
332
Has NFC
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Yes
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No
NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
anonymous
324
Notably more internal storage
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32 GB
vs
16 GB
16 GB more internal storage
anonymous
319
Lots thinner
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9.7 mm
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12.3 mm
2.60 mm thinner
anonymous
314
Is DLNA certified
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Yes
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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
296
Has a radio
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Yes
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No
It works as an FM radio with included headsets
anonymous
143
Newer Bluetooth version
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3
vs
2.1
Newer Bluetooth version
anonymous
98
Has a flash
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Yes
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No
A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
anonymous
91
Has a front camera
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Yes
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No
A front camera can be used for video chats / self portraits.
anonymous
89
Substantially lower SAR for head (USA)
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0.16 W/kg
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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.
anonymous
72
Significantly lower SAR for head (EU)
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0.34 W/kg
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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.
anonymous
67
Plays Adobe Flash
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Yes
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No
Adobe Flash with video and sound is supported in the device's browser.
anonymous
61
Has touch autofocus
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Yes
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No
The autofocus is immediately set to the subject by just touching it on the touch screen.
Maarten Verijdt
43
Has a stylus
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Yes
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No
A stylus lets you draw on the screen and take notes like with a pen
anonymous
38
Has 802.11n WiFi connection
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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
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No
Top 7 Reasons for Android 2.3.3–2.3.7 Gingerbread (API level 10)
anonymous
303
Supports widgets
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Yes
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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
59
Is free and open source
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Yes
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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
54
Allows app installs on the device's external storage
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Yes
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No
anonymous
53
Supports Java
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Yes
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No
anonymous
32
Has free navigation software
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Yes
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No
Free navigation software with free map data and updates included, no need to buy an dedicated navigation device.
anonymous
32
Has free syncing OTA
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Yes
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No
All your contacts and calendar dates are synced over-the-air.
Aiden Richardson
31
Sharing menu
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Yes
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No
The sharing menu is best on Android

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

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No

Top Ten Reasons for the

Apple iPhone 3GS 8GB

Compared to Samsung Galaxy Note

anonymous
568
Every pixel has three subpixels
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Yes
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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
471
Direct updates by OS vendor
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Yes
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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
332
Reasonably lighter
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135 g
vs
178 g
43 g lighter
anonymous
100
Sizably lower SAR for body (USA)
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0.79 W/kg
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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.
anonymous
94
Has a built-in HDR mode
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Yes
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No
It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
anonymous
-114
Substantially narrower
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62.1 mm
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83 mm
20.90 mm narrower
anonymous
-180
A lot less body volume
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88.2 cm³
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116.7 cm³
32.31% less body volume
anonymous
-194
Notably shorter
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115.5 mm
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146.85 mm
31.35 mm shorter
iOS 4.2.1
Yes
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No
Top 2 Reasons for iOS 4.2.1
anonymous
68
Has a child lock
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Yes
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No
A child lock enables adults to prevent or restrict children’s use of the device.
anonymous
35
You can take a screenshot of your phone's screen
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Yes
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No

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

Yes
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No

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