With the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 now officially official, it's time for a quick reminder of how it stacks up against its two immediate predecessors, the Galaxy Note 4 and Note 3. While all three are 5.7-inch phones with Samsung's S Pen stylus input, the company's latest big-screened handset loses a couple of trademark features, while bumping up specs in other areas.
Read on to see how these three compare.
|Category||Galaxy Note 5||Galaxy Note 4||Galaxy Note 3|
|OS||Android 5.0 Lollipop||Android 5.0 Lollipop||Android 5.1 Lollipop|
|Dimensions||153.2 x 76.1 x 7.6mm, 171g||153.5 x 78.6 x 8.5mm, 176g||151.2 x 79.2 mm x 8.3 mm, 168g|
|Processor||Exynos 7420 (64bit, 14nm)
Octa core (2.1GHz Quad + 1.5GHz Quad)
|2.7 GHz Quad-Core Processor (Snapdragon 805)
or 1.9 GHz Octa-Core (1.9GHz Quad + 1.3GHz Quad-Core) Processor (Exynos)
|2.3GHz Snapdragon 800 CPU
or Exynos Octa-Core
|Memory||4GB RAM (LPDDR4)
32/64GB (UFS 2.0)
32 GB Internal memory ＋ micro SD slot (up to 64GB)
32GB/64GB on-board storage, expandable via microSD card (upto 64GB card supported)
|Display||5.7" Quad HD Super AMOLED 2560x1440 (518ppi)||5.7" Quad HD Super AMOLED 2560x1440 (518ppi)||5.7" Quad HD Super AMOLED 1920x1080 (386ppi)|
|Camera||Rear: 16 MP OIS (F1.9)
Front: 5 MP (F1.9)
|Rear: 16 MP OIS (F2.2)
Front: 3.7 MP (F1.9)
|Rear: 13MP (F2.2)
Front: 2.1 MP
|Battery||3000mAh non-removable||3220mAh removable||3220mAh removable|
|Wireless Charging||Built-in||With replacement back||With replacement back|
|SIM||Nano SIM||Micro SIM||Micro SIM|
|Connectivity||WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4/5GHz), MIMO (2x2) 620Mbps
Bluetooth® v4.2 LE, ANT+, USB 2.0, NFC, Location (GPS, Glonass, Beidou)
|WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (HT80) MIMO PCIe
GPS / GLONASS / Baidu
NFC, Bluetooth® v 4.1 (BLE, ANT+)
|Wifi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS|
So, Note 4 and Note 3 owners, are you planning on upgrading? Let us know in the comments!
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