41points

Samsung Galaxy Note 2

59points

Samsung Galaxy Note 3

Samsung Galaxy Note 2
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Samsung Galaxy Note 2 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 3

Samsung Galaxy Note 2
Samsung Galaxy Note 3
Samsung Galaxy Note 2
Samsung Galaxy Note 3

Why is Samsung Galaxy Note 2 better than Samsung Galaxy Note 3?

  • Has stereo speakers
  • Has a radio
  • Has an IPS screen
  • 0.1mm shorter
    151.1mmvs151.2mm

Why is Samsung Galaxy Note 3 better than Samsung Galaxy Note 2?

  • 3.23% more battery power
    3200mAhvs3100mAh
  • 43.75% faster CPU speed
    4 x 2.3GHzvs4 x 1.6GHz
  • 45.32% higher pixel density
    388ppivs267ppi
  • 3.64% bigger screen size
    5.7"vs5.5"
  • 1GB more RAM memory
    3GBvs2GB
  • 1.63x more megapixels (main camera)
    13MPvs8MP
  • 2.25x higher resolution
    1080 x 1920pxvs720 x 1280px
  • 5.26% more megapixels (front camera)
    2MPvs1.9MP

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Design

1.weight

183g

168g

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62.5g

2.thickness

9.4mm

8.3mm

Best

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4.6mm

3.width

80.5mm

79mm

Best

Vertu Signature for Bentley

42mm

4.height

151.1mm

151.2mm

Best

Motorola FlipOut

67mm

5.volume

114.34cm³

99.14cm³

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Palm Phone

36.17cm³

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Display

1.resolution

720 x 1280px

1080 x 1920px

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

2.pixel density

267ppi

388ppi

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

3.has branded damage resistant glass
Samsung Galaxy Note 2
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

5.5"

5.7"

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

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

7.2"

5.every pixel has three subpixels
Samsung Galaxy Note 2
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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6.Has an AMOLED display
Samsung Galaxy Note 2
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.

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Performance

1.GPU clock speed

533MHz (Samsung Exynos 4412)

533MHz (Samsung Exynos 5 Octa 5420)

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

Best

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1000MHz

2.RAM speed

400MHz (Samsung Exynos 4412)

933MHz (Samsung Exynos 5 Octa 5420)

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

Best

Alcatel 7

3200MHz

3.floating-point performance

0.02TFLOPS (Samsung Exynos 4412)

0.1TFLOPS (Samsung Exynos 5 Octa 5420)

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

Best

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0.81TFLOPS

4.Has integrated graphics
Samsung Galaxy Note 2
Samsung Galaxy Note 3

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

5.CPU threads

4 (Samsung Exynos 4412)

4 (Samsung Exynos 5 Octa 5420)

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.

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Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro 16GB

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6.Uses big.LITTLE technology
Samsung Galaxy Note 2
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.

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Cameras

1.megapixels

8MP

13MP

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

40 & 20 & 8MP

2.has built-in optical image stabilization
Samsung Galaxy Note 2
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

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1080 x 120fps

4.front camera megapixels

1.9MP

2MP

Best

Wiko View2 Pro

16 & 16MP

5.has a flash
Samsung Galaxy Note 2
Samsung Galaxy Note 3

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

6.has a front camera
Samsung Galaxy Note 2
Samsung Galaxy Note 3

A front camera, also called secondary camera, can be used for video chats/selfies.

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Audio

1.has stereo speakers
Samsung Galaxy Note 2
Samsung Galaxy Note 3

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
Samsung Galaxy Note 2
Samsung Galaxy Note 3

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

3.number of microphones

2

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
Samsung Galaxy Note 2
Samsung Galaxy Note 3

It works as an FM radio with included headsets

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Battery

1.battery power

3100mAh

3200mAh

Best

Energizer Power Max P16K Pro

16000mAh

2.has a removable battery
Samsung Galaxy Note 2
Samsung Galaxy Note 3

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

3.wireless charging
Samsung Galaxy Note 2
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.

4.has a battery level indicator
Samsung Galaxy Note 2
Samsung Galaxy Note 3

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

5.has a rechargeable battery
Samsung Galaxy Note 2
Samsung Galaxy Note 3

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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Features

1.Is a multi-user system
Samsung Galaxy Note 2
Samsung Galaxy Note 3
2.Has offline voice recognition
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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
Samsung Galaxy Note 2
Samsung Galaxy Note 3
4.Allows app installs on the device's external storage
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Samsung Galaxy Note 3
5.Is free and open source
Samsung Galaxy Note 2
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
Samsung Galaxy Note 2
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.has a 24p cinema mode
Samsung Galaxy Note 2
Samsung Galaxy Note 3

24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.

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Coolpad Quattro 4G

2.Is a system camera
Samsung Galaxy Note 2
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.

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Coolpad Quattro 4G

3.supports AVCHD format
Samsung Galaxy Note 2
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.

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