37points

Apple iPhone 5C

59points

Samsung Galaxy Note 3

Apple iPhone 5C
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Apple iPhone 5C vs Samsung Galaxy Note 3

Apple iPhone 5C
Samsung Galaxy Note 3
Apple iPhone 5C
Samsung Galaxy Note 3

Why is Apple iPhone 5C better than Samsung Galaxy Note 3?

  • Every pixel has three subpixels
  • 36g lighter
    132gvs168g
  • Has an IPS screen
  • 19.8mm narrower
    59.2mmvs79mm
  • 26.8mm shorter
    124.4mmvs151.2mm
  • 33.37% less body volume
    66.06cm³vs99.14184cm³
  • Has AF tracking
  • Has a child lock

Why is Samsung Galaxy Note 3 better than Apple iPhone 5C?

  • 2.12x more battery power
    3200mAhvs1510mAh
  • 3.54x faster CPU speed
    4 x 2.3GHzvs2 x 1.3GHz
  • 19.02% higher pixel density
    388ppivs326ppi
  • 42.5% bigger screen size
    5.7"vs4"
  • 2GB more RAM memory
    3GBvs1GB
  • 1.63x more megapixels (main camera)
    13MPvs8MP
  • 2.85x higher resolution
    1080 x 1920pxvs640 x 1136px
  • 1.67x more megapixels (front camera)
    2MPvs1.2MP

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Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
Apple iPhone 5C
Samsung Galaxy Note 3

Dustproof/water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1 meter.

For example

Kyocera DuraForce Pro 2

2.weight

132g

168g

Best

Palm Phone

62.5g

3.thickness

8.97mm

8.3mm

Best

Asus Zenfone AR 64GB

4.6mm

4.width

59.2mm

79mm

Best

Vertu Signature for Bentley

42mm

5.height

124.4mm

151.2mm

Best

Motorola FlipOut

67mm

6.volume

66.06cm³

99.14cm³

Best

Palm Phone

36.17cm³

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Display

1.resolution

640 x 1136px

1080 x 1920px

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

2.pixel density

326ppi

388ppi

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

3.has branded damage resistant glass
Apple iPhone 5C
Samsung Galaxy Note 3

Damage resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.

4.screen size

4"

5.7"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

7.2"

5.Has an AMOLED display
Apple iPhone 5C
Samsung Galaxy Note 3

AMOLED displays, also known as active matrix OLED displays, offer higher refresh rates and consume less power than other types of displays.

6.every pixel has three subpixels
Apple iPhone 5C
Samsung Galaxy Note 3

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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Performance

1.GPU clock speed

266MHz (Apple A6)

533MHz (Samsung Exynos 5 Octa 5420)

The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed.

Best

Oukitel WP5000

1000MHz

2.RAM speed

533MHz (Apple A6)

933MHz (Samsung Exynos 5 Octa 5420)

It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.

Best

Alcatel 7

3200MHz

3.DirectX version

9 (Apple A6)

11 (Samsung Exynos 5 Octa 5420)

DirectX is used in games, with newer versions supporting better graphics.

Best

Huawei Honor 8C

12

4.Uses big.LITTLE technology
Apple iPhone 5C
Samsung Galaxy Note 3

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.

5.Has integrated graphics
Apple iPhone 5C
Samsung Galaxy Note 3

With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.

6.CPU threads

2 (Apple A6)

4 (Samsung Exynos 5 Octa 5420)

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.

Best

Motorola Moto G6 Play (Qualcomm Snapdragon 427)

8

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Cameras

1.megapixels

8MP

13MP

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

40 & 20 & 8MP

2.has built-in optical image stabilization
Apple iPhone 5C
Samsung Galaxy Note 3

Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.

3.video recording (main camera)

1080 x 30fps

2160 x 30fps

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.

Best

Crosscall Trekker-X4

1080 x 120fps

4.front camera megapixels

1.2MP

2MP

Best

Wiko View2 Pro

16 & 16MP

5.widest aperture

f/2.4

f/2.2

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.

Best

HTC U12+ 128GB

1.4 & 2.6f

6.has a flash
Apple iPhone 5C
Samsung Galaxy Note 3

A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.

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Audio

1.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Apple iPhone 5C
Samsung Galaxy Note 3

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

2.number of microphones

3

2

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Motorola Moto Z3

4

3.has a radio
Apple iPhone 5C
Samsung Galaxy Note 3

It works as an FM radio with included headsets

For example

Panasonic Eluga X1

4.has dedicated media keys
Apple iPhone 5C
Samsung Galaxy Note 3

The music player can be blindly used.

For example

ZTE Nubia X

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Battery

1.battery power

1510mAh

3200mAh

Best

Energizer Power Max P16K Pro

16000mAh

2.wireless charging
Apple iPhone 5C
Samsung Galaxy Note 3

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

3.has a removable battery
Apple iPhone 5C
Samsung Galaxy Note 3

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

4.has a battery level indicator
Apple iPhone 5C
Samsung Galaxy Note 3

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

5.has a rechargeable battery
Apple iPhone 5C
Samsung Galaxy Note 3

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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Features

1.Is a multi-user system
Apple iPhone 5C
Samsung Galaxy Note 3
2.Has offline voice recognition
Apple iPhone 5C
Samsung Galaxy Note 3

Offline voice recognition enables you to perform voice actions, like dictating texts or using various voice commands, without an internet connection.

3.Supports Java
Apple iPhone 5C
Samsung Galaxy Note 3
4.Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Apple iPhone 5C
Samsung Galaxy Note 3
5.Is free and open source
Apple iPhone 5C
Samsung Galaxy Note 3

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.

6.Has sharing intents
Apple iPhone 5C
Samsung Galaxy Note 3

If an app has sharing capabilities and the developers have indicated it, the app will automatically appear in your list of sharing options. Some OS’s limit direct sharing options to a select few apps, which means you have to open apps separately in order to upload the files you want to share.

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Miscellaneous

1.floating-point performance

0.03TFLOPS (Apple A6)

0.1TFLOPS (Samsung Exynos 5 Octa 5420)

Floating-point performance is a measurement of the raw processing power of the GPU.

Best

Lenovo A6600

0.81TFLOPS

2.Has a built-in FM transmitter
Apple iPhone 5C
Samsung Galaxy Note 3

Built-in FM transmitter allows you to wirelessly stream music from your device to any radio, e.g. in your car, at a predefined frequency.

For example

T-Mobile Doubleshot

3.has or is a prime lens
Apple iPhone 5C
Samsung Galaxy Note 3

A prime lens has a fixed focal length. In general, these are sharper, with a wider aperture.

For example

Samsung Ativ SE

4.supports AVCHD format
Apple iPhone 5C
Samsung Galaxy Note 3

AVCHD (Advanced Video Coding High Definition) is a file-based format for the digital recording and playback of high-definition video. It's a standard popular among professional cameras and camcorders.

For example

Coolpad Quattro 4G

5.Is a system camera
Apple iPhone 5C
Samsung Galaxy Note 3

A system camera has lots of changeable parts such as lenses, flashes and other accessories. They offer greater flexibility than compact cameras.

For example

Coolpad Quattro 4G

6.has a dedicated Facebook key
Apple iPhone 5C
Samsung Galaxy Note 3

Whenever the Facebook key lights up contents can be quickly shared by pressing it.

For example

HTC Cha Cha

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