Samsung Galaxy Note 2Samsung Galaxy S3
Top 44%16,166 points
Top 44%
Top 51%14,142 points
Top 51%
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583 smartphones
5.13" - 5.6"
NaN% of all smartphonesYes
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screen size
resolution
RAM
total clock speed
battery power
megapixels
5.5"
4.8"
Samsung Galaxy J Max
7"
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Samsung Galaxy Note 2 vs Samsung Galaxy S3: 99 facts in comparison

1. battery power

47.62% more battery power.
3100mAh
Gionee M2017: 7000mAh
2100mAh
4340
0

2. total clock speed

14.29% faster CPU clock speed.
4 x 1.6GHz
LeEco Le 2 Pro: 10 x 2.7GHz
4 x 1.4GHz
3525
0

3. pixel density

12.75% higher pixel density.
267ppi
Sony Xperia Z5 Premium Dual: 806ppi
306ppi
2910
0

4. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
5.5"
Samsung Galaxy J Max: 7"
4.8"
2444
0

5. megapixels

0% more megapixels (photo).
8MP
Nokia Lumia 1020: 41MP
8MP
2149
0

6. RAM

1GB more RAM memory.
2GB
Asus Zenfone AR: 8GB
1GB
2093
0

7. resolution

0% higher resolution.
720 x 1280px
Sony Xperia Z5 Premium Dual: 2560 x 3840px
720 x 1280px
1965
0

8. front camera megapixels

0% more megapixels (photo, front camera).
1.9MP
Vivo V5 Plus: 20MP
1.9MP
1792
0

9. has an external memory slot

The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.
Samsung Galaxy Note 2
Samsung Galaxy S3
81% have it
1593
0

10. weight

50g lighter.
183g
Microsoft Nokia 105: 68.9g
133g
1344
0

11. has branded damage resistant glass

Damage resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin and lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.
Samsung Galaxy Note 2
Samsung Galaxy S3
43% have it
1298
0

12. thickness

0.8mm thinner.
9.4mm
Asus Zenfone AR: 4.6mm
8.6mm
1161
0

13. has a removable battery

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
Samsung Galaxy Note 2
Samsung Galaxy S3
42% have it
1159
0

14. has stereo speakers

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound that surrounds the user from left and right side, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
Samsung Galaxy Note 2
17% have it
1059
0

15. Supports 4K resolution

Allows you to view in ultra-high definition.
Samsung Galaxy Note 2
60% have it
831
0

16. has a radio

It works as an FM radio with included headsets
Samsung Galaxy Note 2
63% have it
824
0

17. has USB mass storage support

It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
Samsung Galaxy Note 2
Samsung Galaxy S3
91% have it
786
0

18. download speed

0% faster downloads.
21MBits/s
Samsung Galaxy Note 7: 600MBits/s
21MBits/s
750
0

19. Is DLNA certified

All DLNA certified products are compatible with one another. When different devices are connected to the same network, data can be transferred easily between them.
Samsung Galaxy Note 2
Samsung Galaxy S3
39% have it
704
0

20. video recording

0% better video recording quality.
1080 x 30fps
Sharp Aquos Xx3: 2176 x 120fps
1080 x 30fps
655
0

21. has an IPS screen

IPS (In-Plane Switching) is a technology used for LCDs. It was designed to overcome the main limitations of normal TFTs TN-matrices: relatively slow response times, small viewing angles and low quality color reproduction.
Samsung Galaxy Note 2
51% have it
639
0

22. has NFC

NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
Samsung Galaxy Note 2
Samsung Galaxy S3
41% have it
626
0

23. width

9.9mm narrower.
80.5mm
Vertu Signature for Bentley: 42mm
70.6mm
572
0

24. height

14.5mm shorter.
151.1mm
Motorola FlipOut: 67mm
136.6mm
505
0

25. The browser has word wrap

The web browser has automatic word wrap when zooming, the user can easily read long lines without scrolling horizontally.
Samsung Galaxy Note 2
Samsung Galaxy S3
81% have it
468
0

26. Is a multi-user system

Samsung Galaxy Note 2
69% have it
446
0

27. Bluetooth version

0 newer Bluetooth version.
4
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa): 4.2
4
394
0

28. number of microphones

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
2
Motorola Moto Z Force: 4
2
385
0

29. has a BSI sensor

A BSI (backside illuminated) sensor is a camera image sensor which captures better quality images in poor lighting conditions, and offers better overall sharpness and image quality.
Samsung Galaxy Note 2
Samsung Galaxy S3
36% have it
379
0

30. Has offline voice recognition

Offline voice recognition enables you to perform voice actions, like dictating texts or using various voice commands, without an internet connection.
Samsung Galaxy Note 2
Samsung Galaxy S3
75% have it
362
0

31. has continuous autofocus when recording movies

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
Samsung Galaxy Note 2
Samsung Galaxy S3
24% have it
361
0

32. Supports OpenGL ES 3.0, allowing for improved game graphics

Samsung Galaxy Note 2
64% have it
357
0

33. Is free and open source

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.
Samsung Galaxy Note 2
Samsung Galaxy S3
84% have it
355
0

34. semiconductor size

A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.
32nm
Apple iPhone 6s 64GB: 14nm
32nm
354
0

35. GPU clock speed

The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed.
533MHz
Huawei Mate 9 Pro: 900MHz
533MHz
346
0

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