Samsung Galaxy Note 2Samsung Galaxy Note 3
Top 56%16,665 points
Top 56%
Top 73%21,843 points
Top 73%
Screen size
Number of smartphones
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Top 55%
151 smartphones
5.6" - 6.07"
NaN% of all smartphonesYes
No
screen size
resolution
RAM
total clock speed
battery power
megapixels
5.5"
5.7"
Samsung Galaxy J Max
7"
Best

Samsung Galaxy Note 2 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 3: 38 facts in comparison

1. battery power

3.13% more battery power.
3100mAh
Gionee M6 Plus: 6020mAh
3200mAh
4313
0

2. total clock speed

30.43% faster CPU clock speed.
4 x 1.6GHz
LeEco Le 2 Pro: 10 x 2.7GHz
4 x 2.3GHz
3503
0

3. pixel density

31.19% higher pixel density.
267ppi
Sony Xperia Z5 Premium Dual: 806ppi
388ppi
2893
0

4. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
5.5"
Samsung Galaxy J Max: 7"
5.7"
2432
0

5. megapixels

38.46% more megapixels (photo).
8MP
Nokia Lumia 1020: 41MP
13MP
2141
0

6. RAM

1GB more RAM memory.
2GB
Huawei Mate 9 Pro: 6GB
3GB
2081
0

7. resolution

55.56% higher resolution.
720 x 1280px
Sony Xperia Z5 Premium Dual: 2560 x 3840px
1080 x 1920px
1955
0

8. front camera megapixels

5% more megapixels (photo, front camera).
1.9MP
OnePlus 3T: 16MP
2MP
1781
0

9. weight

15g lighter.
183g
Microsoft Nokia 105: 68.9g
168g
1334
0

10. thickness

1.1mm thinner.
9.4mm
Coolpad Ivvi K1 Mini: 4.7mm
8.3mm
1150
0

11. has built-in optical image stabilization

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.
Samsung Galaxy Note 2
Samsung Galaxy Note 3
13% have it
959
0

12. wireless charging

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.
Samsung Galaxy Note 2
Samsung Galaxy Note 3
8% have it
786
0

13. video recording

50% better video recording quality.
1080 x 30fps
Huawei Honor 8: 2176 x 120fps
2160 x 30fps
649
0

14. width

1.5mm narrower.
80.5mm
Vertu Signature for Bentley: 42mm
79mm
565
0

15. Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection

802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.
Samsung Galaxy Note 2
Samsung Galaxy Note 3
28% have it
530
0

16. height

0.1mm shorter.
151.1mm
Microsoft Lumia 638: 66.7mm
151.2mm
498
0

17. has continuous autofocus when recording movies

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
Samsung Galaxy Note 2
Samsung Galaxy Note 3
25% have it
359
0

18. semiconductor size

A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.
32nm
Apple iPhone 6s 64GB: 14nm
28nm
352
0

19. Supports ANT+

ANT+ is a wireless protocol similar to Bluetooth Smart, and is very power efficient. It is mainly used for fitness monitoring devices such as heart rate monitors and cadence sensors to connect to other devices, eg. sports watches, smartphones and cycling computers.
Samsung Galaxy Note 2
Samsung Galaxy Note 3
8% have it
333
0

20. GeekBench result

This is a cross-platform benchmark that measures the performance of the CPU. (Source: Primate Labs, 2016)
478
Samsung Galaxy Note 5 (AT&T): 5478
933
314
0

21. has manual exposure

This allows to manually set the exposure.
Samsung Galaxy Note 2
Samsung Galaxy Note 3
24% have it
311
0

22. Supports slow motion video recording

Samsung Galaxy Note 2
Samsung Galaxy Note 3
15% have it
286
1

23. RAM speed

It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.
400MHz
Samsung Galaxy Note 5 (AT&T): 2873MHz
933MHz
279
0

24. has a CMOS sensor

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.
Samsung Galaxy Note 2
Samsung Galaxy Note 3
46% have it
272
0

25. volume

15.45% less body volume.
114.3cm³
Nokia Asha 200: 47.7cm³
99cm³
200
0

26. Uses big.LITTLE technology

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.
Samsung Galaxy Note 2
Samsung Galaxy Note 3
15% have it
181
0

27. floating-point performance

Floating-point performance is a measurement of the raw processing power of the GPU.
0.02TFLOPS
Gionee Elife S7: 0.81TFLOPS
0.102TFLOPS
179
0

28. has a child lock

A child lock enables adults to prevent or restrict children’s use of the device.
Samsung Galaxy Note 2
Samsung Galaxy Note 3
66% have it
170
0

29. Has dynamic frequency scaling

Dynamic frequency scaling is a technology that allows the processor to conserve power and reduce noise when it is under a light load.
Samsung Galaxy Note 2
Samsung Galaxy Note 3
55% have it
147
0

30. Has turn by turn directions

The device will signal upcoming turns and prepare you, ensuring you stay on route.
Samsung Galaxy Note 2
Samsung Galaxy Note 3
64% have it
132
0

31. Supports hardware-assisted virtualization

It is easier to obtain better performance when using virtualization if it is hardware-assisted.
Samsung Galaxy Note 2
Samsung Galaxy Note 3
44% have it
114
0

32. maximum memory bandwidth

This is the maximum rate that data can be read from or stored into memory.
6.4GB/s
Huawei Mate 9 Pro: 25.6GB/s
14.9GB/s
113
0

33. front-end width

The CPU can decode more instructions per clock (IPC), meaning that the CPU performs better
2
Apple iPhone 7 Plus: 6
3
110
0

34. Uses HMP

Heterogeneous Multi-Processing (HMP) is a more advanced version of big.LITTLE technology. In this setup, a processor can utilise all cores at the same time, or just a single core for low-intensity tasks. This can provide powerful performance or increased battery life respectively.
Samsung Galaxy Note 2
Samsung Galaxy Note 3
4% have it
109
1

35. OpenGL ES version

OpenGL ES is used for games on mobile devices such as smartphones. Newer versions support better graphics.
2
Gionee M6 Plus: 3.2
3
101
0
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