Samsung GALAXY Note Samsung Galaxy 3

Samsung Galaxy Note vs Samsung Galaxy 3

Samsung GALAXY Note

Reasons to consider the Galaxy Note

4G, Android-2.3.5
Network Much faster max data speeds HSPA+ (84 mbps) vs HSDPA (7.2 mbps) Higher theoretical max data transfer speeds over cell networks (more than 11.5x faster)
Screen type OLED screen Super AMOLED vs TFT LCD The Note has a OLED screen, which are generally brighter and more vivid
Internal storage Significantly more internal storage 32 GB vs 170 MB Around 193x more internal storage, which means more music, photos and movies
Screen PPI Significantly higher PPI screen 284 PPI vs 145 PPI Around 2x crisper display of text, images and video
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen 800x1,280 vs 400x240 More than 10.5x higher resolution screen
Screen size Significantly larger screen 5.3"" vs 3.2"" Around 3x larger screen
Processor Significantly faster processor Unknown, 1400 MHz vs Unknown, 667 MHz More powerful processor, snappier and more responsive (more than 2x faster)
Camera resolution Higher resolution camera 8 MP vs 3 MP Take photos with more than 2.5x more detail for larger prints
Movie format Higher resolution movies 1080p @ 30fps vs 320 x 240 @ 15fps Shoots high resolution Full HD (1080p) video at a higher frame rate
Standby time More standby time 34.2 days vs 26 days More than 30% more standby time, less frequent charging
Thickness Thinner 10 mm vs 13 mm More than 20% thinner
Samsung Galaxy 3

Reasons to consider the Galaxy 3

3.5G, Google Android 2.1 (Eclair)
Weight Lighter 109 g vs 178 g Around 40% lighter
Size Smaller 55×114×13 mm vs 83×147×10 mm More than 30% smaller


Common Pros and Cons

Compared to recent cellphones

Pros Cons
Bluetooth Recent bluetooth support
Standby time Long standby time
Note34.2 days
Galaxy 326 days
GPS Have assisted GPS
Assisted GPS
Multi-touch Both support multi-touch
Intuitive gestures such as pinch to zoom
Touchscreen type Touch sensitive screens
Easy to use with your fingers
Wifi Both have fairly fast wifi support
802.11n (150 mbps)
FM Radio Both have built-in FM radios to listen to news and music from FM stations
Listen to music from your favorite stations
compatibility-score Works with many headphones
Numeric keypad Neither has a numeric keypad
Its often harder to dial numbers with a touch screen or keyboard

Compared to recent smartphones

Pros Cons

We're not aware of any interesting pros shared by these two products.

Keyboard Neither has a physical keyboard
No keyboard


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