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Nokia 3

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Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845) 128GB

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Nokia 3 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845) 128GB

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Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845) 128GB
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Why is Nokia 3 better than Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845) 128GB?

  • Every pixel has three subpixels
  • Has built-in optical image stabilization
  • 0.4mm thinner
    8.4mmvs8.8mm
  • Has a radio
  • Has an IPS screen
  • 5mm narrower
    71.4mmvs76.4mm
  • 18.5mm shorter
    143.4mmvs161.9mm
  • Has continuous autofocus when recording movies

Why is Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845) 128GB better than Nokia 3?

  • 1.51x more battery power
    4000mAhvs2650mAh
  • 3.52x faster CPU speed
    4 x 2.8GHz & 4 x 1.77GHzvs4 x 1.3GHz
  • 1.75x higher pixel density
    514ppivs293ppi
  • 28% bigger screen size
    6.4"vs5"
  • 4GB more RAM memory
    6GBvs2GB
  • 3x more megapixels (main camera)
    12MP & 12MPvs8MP
  • 4.63x higher resolution
    1440 x 2960pxvs720 x 1280px
  • 112GB more internal storage
    128GBvs16GB

Top specs and features

Design

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

2.Weather sealed
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Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.

3.thickness

8.4mm

8.8mm

Best

Asus Zenfone AR 64GB

4.6mm

4.width

71.4mm

76.4mm

Best

Vertu Signature for Bentley

42mm

5.height

143.4mm

161.9mm

Best

Motorola FlipOut

67mm

6.has a QWERTY keyboard
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Text messaging is much faster due to a hardware keyboard.

For example

Sharp Aquos R2 Compact

Display

1.resolution

720 x 1280px

1440 x 2960px

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

2.pixel density

293ppi

514ppi

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

3.has branded damage resistant glass
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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

5"

6.4"

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

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

7.2"

5. newer Gorilla Glass version

3

5

Best

Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 (64GB / 4GB RAM)

6

6.every pixel has three subpixels
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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.

Performance

1.Has integrated LTE
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The system on a chip (SoC) has an integrated LTE cellular chip. LTE is capable of downloading at faster speeds than older, 3G technology.

2.GPU clock speed

600MHz (MediaTek MT6737)

624MHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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

Best

Infinix Zero 5 Pro

1000MHz

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

4.Has out-of-order execution
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Out-of-order execution is used in CPUs to make use of instruction cycles that would normally be wasted due to delays.

5.Has AES
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AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.

6.OpenGL version

3.1 (Android 7.0 Nougat)

3.1 (Android 8.0 Oreo)

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

Best

蘋果iPhone 5S 銀色

4

Cameras

1.megapixels

8MP

12MP & 12MP

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

40 & 20 & 8MP

2.has built-in optical image stabilization
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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)

720 x 30fps

2160 x 60fps

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

8MP

8MP

Best

Wiko View2 Pro

16 & 16MP

5.widest aperture

f/2

f/2.4 & f/1.5

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

Vivo NEX 2

1.3 & 1.8 & 1.8f

6.Has phase detection autofocus for photos
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A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images.

Audio

1.has stereo speakers
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Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
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With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

3.number of microphones

1

2

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

Best

Motorola Moto Z3

4

4.has a radio
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It works as an FM radio with included headsets

5.has dedicated media keys
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The music player can be blindly used.

For example

ZTE Nubia X

Battery

1.battery power

2650mAh

4000mAh

Best

Energizer Power Max P16K Pro

16000mAh

2.Has an ultra power save mode
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The device can save battery by using just a black-and-white screen with a few basic icons. This means even with a small amount of battery, you can keep the device running for a long time.

For example

Oppo A7

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

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

For example

Blu Advance L4

5.Supports fast charging
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Fast charging technologies, like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge or MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to reduce the time it takes to charge a device. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in just 30 minutes.

6.has a battery level indicator
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Features

1.Is a multi-user system
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2.Has offline voice recognition
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Offline voice recognition enables you to perform voice actions, like dictating texts or using various voice commands, without an internet connection.

3.Supports Java
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4.Allows app installs on the device's external storage
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5.Is free and open source
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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
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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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