92points

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

32points

Samsung Galaxy S3 LTE

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Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845) vs Samsung Galaxy S3 LTE

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Samsung Galaxy S3 LTE
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Samsung Galaxy S3 LTE

Why is Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845) better than Samsung Galaxy S3 LTE?

  • Is dustproof and water resistant
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Wireless charging
  • Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
  • Has a fingerprint scanner
  • Has a dual-tone LED flash
  • Weather sealed
  • Is a multi-user system

Why is Samsung Galaxy S3 LTE better than Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)?

  • 70g lighter
    131gvs201g
  • 0.2mm thinner
    8.6mmvs8.8mm
  • Has a removable battery
  • Is DLNA certified
  • 5.8mm narrower
    70.6mmvs76.4mm
  • 25.3mm shorter
    136.6mmvs161.9mm
  • 23.8% less body volume
    82.94cm³vs108.84860800000003cm³

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Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
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Samsung Galaxy S3 LTE

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

2.Weather sealed
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Samsung Galaxy S3 LTE

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

3.weight

201g

131g

Best

Palm Phone

62.5g

4.thickness

8.8mm

8.6mm

Best

Asus Zenfone AR 64GB

4.6mm

5.width

76.4mm

70.6mm

Best

Vertu Signature for Bentley

42mm

6.height

161.9mm

136.6mm

Best

Motorola FlipOut

67mm

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Display

1.resolution

1440 x 2960px

720 x 1280px

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

2.pixel density

514ppi

306ppi

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

3.has branded damage resistant glass
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Samsung Galaxy S3 LTE

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

6.4"

4.8"

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

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

7.2"

5.Has an AMOLED display
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AMOLED displays, also known as active matrix OLED displays, offer higher refresh rates and consume less power than other types of displays.

6.every pixel has three subpixels
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Samsung Galaxy S3 LTE

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.

For example

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

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Performance

1.Has integrated LTE
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Samsung Galaxy S3 LTE

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.Uses big.LITTLE technology
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Samsung Galaxy S3 LTE

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.

3.Has integrated graphics
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Samsung Galaxy S3 LTE

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

4.Has out-of-order execution
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Samsung Galaxy S3 LTE

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

5.RAM

8GB

2GB

Best

ZTE Nubia Red Magic Mars

10GB

6.Has AES
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Samsung Galaxy S3 LTE

AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.

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Cameras

1.megapixels

12MP & 12MP

8MP

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

40 & 20 & 8MP

2.has built-in optical image stabilization
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Samsung Galaxy S3 LTE

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.

For example

Huawei Mate 20 X

3.Has laser autofocus
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Samsung Galaxy S3 LTE

A laser autofocus system quickly determines the depth of the subject you want to focus on, allowing you to take photos much faster.

For example

Huawei Mate 20 X

4.video recording (main camera)

2160 x 60fps

1080 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

5.Has a dual-lens (or multi-lens) main camera
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A dual-lens camera captures two images and overlays them. This technology creates sharper images, especially in low light conditions, and allows you to use effects such as softening the background.

6.front camera megapixels

8MP

1.9MP

Best

Wiko View2 Pro

16 & 16MP

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Audio

1.has stereo speakers
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Samsung Galaxy S3 LTE

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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Samsung Galaxy S3 LTE

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
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Samsung Galaxy S3 LTE

It works as an FM radio with included headsets

For example

Panasonic Eluga X1

5.has dedicated media keys
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Samsung Galaxy S3 LTE

The music player can be blindly used.

For example

ZTE Nubia X

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Battery

1.battery power

4000mAh

2100mAh

Best

Energizer Power Max P16K Pro

16000mAh

2.Has an ultra power save mode
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Samsung Galaxy S3 LTE

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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Samsung Galaxy S3 LTE

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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Samsung Galaxy S3 LTE

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

5.Supports fast charging
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Samsung Galaxy S3 LTE

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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Samsung Galaxy S3 LTE

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

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Features

1.Is a multi-user system
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Samsung Galaxy S3 LTE
2.Has offline voice recognition
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Samsung Galaxy S3 LTE

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 S3 LTE
4.Allows app installs on the device's external storage
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Samsung Galaxy S3 LTE
5.Is free and open source
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Samsung Galaxy S3 LTE

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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Samsung Galaxy S3 LTE

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
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Samsung Galaxy S3 LTE

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
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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

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