Comparing Samsung Galaxy Note 2 vs Apple iPhone 5S

1. Samsung Galaxy Note 2

29 Reasons why Samsung Galaxy Note 2 is better

Comparing Samsung Galaxy Note 2 vs Apple iPhone 5S

1.Clearly more battery power
3100mAhvs 1570mAh (Apple iPhone 5S)
2.Explicitly faster CPU clock speed
4 x 1.6GHzvs 2 x 1.3GHz (Apple iPhone 5S)
3.Distinctly bigger screen size
5.5"vs 4" (Apple iPhone 5S)
The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
4.Significantly more RAM memory
2GBvs 1GB (Apple iPhone 5S)
5.Notably higher resolution
720 x 1,280pxvs 640 x 1,136px (Apple iPhone 5S)
6.Considerably more megapixels (photo, front camera)
1.9MPvs 1.2MP (Apple iPhone 5S)
7.Has an external memory slot
Yesvs No (Apple iPhone 5S)
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.
8.Has branded damage resistant glass
Yesvs No (Apple iPhone 5S)
Damage resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin and lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.
9.Has a removable battery
Yesvs No (Apple iPhone 5S)
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
10.Has stereo speakers
Yesvs No (Apple iPhone 5S)
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound that surrounds the user from left and right side, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
11.Has a radio
Yesvs No (Apple iPhone 5S)
It works as an FM radio with included headsets
12.Can be charged via standard USB cable
Yesvs No (Apple iPhone 5S)
It can be charged and operated with a standard USB cable connected to your computer, or with a USB power supply.
13.Has USB mass storage support
Yesvs No (Apple iPhone 5S)
It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
14.Is DLNA certified
Yesvs No (Apple iPhone 5S)
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.
15.Has NFC
Yesvs No (Apple iPhone 5S)
NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
16.Has AMOLED display
Yesvs No (Apple iPhone 5S)
AMOLED displays, also known as active matrix OLED displays, offer higher refresh rates and consume less power than other types of displays.
17.Has a stylus
A stylus lets you draw on the screen and take notes like with a pen
18.Has a stylus
Yesvs No (Apple iPhone 5S)
A stylus is a pen-like accessory that allows you to interact with the touchscreen with greater precision, and is particularly useful for drawing and writing.
Android 4.3 Jelly Bean (API level 18)
Yesvs No (Apple iPhone 5S)
Samsung Exynos 4412
Yesvs No (Apple iPhone 5S)
Samsung Galaxy Note 2
Samsung Galaxy Note 2 specs
Samsung Galaxy Note 2 features
Samsung Galaxy Note 2 pros and cons
Samsung Galaxy Note 2 advantages
Samsung Galaxy Note 2 disadvantages

2. Apple iPhone 5S

27 Reasons why Apple iPhone 5S is better

Comparing Apple iPhone 5S vs Samsung Galaxy Note 2

1.Higher pixel density
326ppivs 267ppi (Samsung Galaxy Note 2)
112gvs 183g (Samsung Galaxy Note 2)
3.Every pixel has three subpixels
Yesvs No (Samsung Galaxy Note 2)
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.
7.6mmvs 9.4mm (Samsung Galaxy Note 2)
5.Direct updates by OS vendor
Yesvs No (Samsung Galaxy Note 2)
It can be updated directly by the OS vendor, so no need to wait until the manufacturer or network provider releases an update.
6.Measurably faster downloads
100MBits/svs 21MBits/s (Samsung Galaxy Note 2)
7.Has a dual-LED flash
Yesvs No (Samsung Galaxy Note 2)
A dual-led flash has led lights with different color temperatures, delivering a better color balance to photos and videos.
58.6mmvs 80.5mm (Samsung Galaxy Note 2)
123.8mmvs 151.1mm (Samsung Galaxy Note 2)
10.Has a fingerprint scanner
Yesvs No (Samsung Galaxy Note 2)
The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.
11.Notably more microphone(s)
3vs 2 (Samsung Galaxy Note 2)
More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
12.Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Yesvs No (Samsung Galaxy Note 2)
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
13.Significantly higher GeekBench result
1347vs 478 (Samsung Galaxy Note 2)
This is a cross-platform benchmark that measures the performance of the CPU. (Source: Primate Labs, 2016)
14.Has manual exposure
Yesvs No (Samsung Galaxy Note 2)
This allows to manually set the exposure.
15.Has a CMOS sensor
Yesvs No (Samsung Galaxy Note 2)
CMOS image sensors are slowly replacing CCD sensors, due to reduced power consumption and better image quality. They can be very compact and cost relatively little to produce.
16.Notably faster uploads
50MBits/svs 5.76MBits/s (Samsung Galaxy Note 2)
17.Supports 64-bit
Yesvs No (Samsung Galaxy Note 2)
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.
18.Has AF tracking
Yesvs No (Samsung Galaxy Note 2)
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.
19.Appreciably less body volume
55.1cm³vs 114.3cm³ (Samsung Galaxy Note 2)
20.Has AirPlay
Yesvs No (Samsung Galaxy Note 2)
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.
21.Has a dedicated "silent mode" switch
A dedicated switch to toggle silent mode can be very useful, because you don't have to get the device out of your pocket to toggle it, and can always be sure that there will be no interruptions in meetings etc.
Apple A7
Yesvs No (Samsung Galaxy Note 2)
IOS 7.0
Yesvs No (Samsung Galaxy Note 2)
Apple iPhone 5S
Apple iPhone 5S specs
Apple iPhone 5S features
Apple iPhone 5S pros and cons
Apple iPhone 5S advantages
Apple iPhone 5S disadvantages