41points

Samsung Galaxy Note 2

81points

Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)

Samsung Galaxy Note 2
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Samsung Galaxy Note 2 vs Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)

Samsung Galaxy Note 2
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)
Samsung Galaxy Note 2
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)

Why is Samsung Galaxy Note 2 better than Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)?

  • Has stereo speakers
  • Has a removable battery
  • Has a radio
  • Has an IPS screen
  • Has out-of-order execution
  • Has a stylus

Why is Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa) better than Samsung Galaxy Note 2?

  • 16.13% more battery power
    3600mAhvs3100mAh
  • 3.25x faster CPU speed
    8 x 2.6GHzvs4 x 1.6GHz
  • 2x higher pixel density
    534ppivs267ppi
  • 2GB more RAM memory
    4GBvs2GB
  • 1.5x more megapixels (main camera)
    12MPvs8MP
  • 4x higher resolution
    1440 x 2560pxvs720 x 1280px
  • 2.63x more megapixels (front camera)
    5MPvs1.9MP
  • 26g lighter
    157gvs183g

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Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
Samsung Galaxy Note 2
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)

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

2.Weather sealed
Samsung Galaxy Note 2
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)

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

3.weight

183g

157g

Best

Palm Phone

62.5g

4.thickness

9.4mm

7.7mm

Best

Asus Zenfone AR 64GB

4.6mm

5.width

80.5mm

72.6mm

Best

Vertu Signature for Bentley

42mm

6.height

151.1mm

150.9mm

Best

Motorola FlipOut

67mm

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Display

1.resolution

720 x 1280px

1440 x 2560px

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

2.has branded damage resistant glass
Samsung Galaxy Note 2
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)

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

3.pixel density

267ppi

534ppi

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

4.screen size

5.5"

5.5"

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 S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)

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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ZTE Nubia Red Magic Mars (64GB / 6GB RAM)

6.Has an AMOLED display
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Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)

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.Has integrated LTE
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Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)

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

533MHz (Samsung Exynos 4412)

650MHz (Samsung Exynos 8890)

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

Best

Infinix Zero 5 Pro

1000MHz

3.Has integrated graphics
Samsung Galaxy Note 2
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)

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

4.CPU threads

4 (Samsung Exynos 4412)

8 (Samsung Exynos 8890)

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.

Best

Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro 16GB

8

5.Uses big.LITTLE technology
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Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)

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.

6.Has out-of-order execution
Samsung Galaxy Note 2
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)

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

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Cameras

1.megapixels

8MP

12MP

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

40 & 20 & 8MP

2.has built-in optical image stabilization
Samsung Galaxy Note 2
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)

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

1.9MP

5MP

Best

Wiko View2 Pro

16 & 16MP

5.Has phase detection autofocus for photos
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Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)

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

6.has a flash
Samsung Galaxy Note 2
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)

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

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Audio

1.has stereo speakers
Samsung Galaxy Note 2
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)

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 S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)

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 S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)

It works as an FM radio with included headsets

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Battery

1.battery power

3100mAh

3600mAh

Best

Energizer Power Max P16K Pro

16000mAh

2.wireless charging
Samsung Galaxy Note 2
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)

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
Samsung Galaxy Note 2
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)

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

4.has a battery level indicator
Samsung Galaxy Note 2
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

5.has a rechargeable battery
Samsung Galaxy Note 2
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)

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 S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)
2.Has offline voice recognition
Samsung Galaxy Note 2
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)

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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Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)
4.Allows app installs on the device's external storage
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Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)
5.Is free and open source
Samsung Galaxy Note 2
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)

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 S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)

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 S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)

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

For example

Coolpad Quattro 4G

2.Is a system camera
Samsung Galaxy Note 2
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)

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

3.supports AVCHD format
Samsung Galaxy Note 2
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)

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

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