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Samsung Galaxy Note 3

Dual SIM
N9002
Apple iPhone 5s Samsung Galaxy Note 3
Global Score
8.448.64
Basic Information
AppleSamsung
iOS 8.x, 7.xAndroid 5.0, 4.4.4, 4.4, 4.3
2013-09-102013-09-04
4.87 x 2.31 x 0.30 inches5.95 x 3.12 x 0.33 inches
3.95 ounces5.93 ounces
Black, Gold and GrayBlack, Pink and White
Aluminium--
--Scratch-Resistant Glass
$ 270.00 at Amazon$ 265.00 at Amazon
Display / Screen
4 inches5.7 inches
640 x 1136 pixels 1080 x 1920 pixels (Full HD)
IPS LCDSuper AMOLED
326 pixels per inch386 pixels per inch
500 cd/m2 brightness--
Capacitive, Multi-touchCapacitive, Multi-touch
7.87.7
Performance
Apple A7 chipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974 chipset
64-bit Cyclone ARMv8 (Dual-Core 1300 MHz) processorKrait 400 (Quad-Core 2300 MHz) processor
1 GB (1600 MHz) RAM3 GB (800 MHz) RAM
PowerVR G6430 (600 MHz) GPUAdreno 330 (450 MHz) GPU
8.738.46
Storage
64 GB internal memory64 GB internal memory
No SD card slotmicroSD, microSDHC (up to 64 GB) external memory slot
4.45.4
Camera
8.00 MP + 1.20 MP13.00 MP + 2.00 MP
f/2.20 aperturef/2.20 aperture
29.00mm focal length31.00mm focal length
0.33 inches (1/3") sensor0.33 inches (1/3.06") sensor
1920 x 1080 (30 fps) (Full HD) video resolution3840 x 2160 (30 fps) (4K) video resolution
1280 x 720 (120 fps) (HD) slow motion video1280 x 720 (120 fps) (HD) slow motion video
7.818.47
Networks
Wi-FiWi-Fi
Mobile HotspotMobile Hotspot
LTE (4G), HSPA+ (4G), HSDPA, HSUPA, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS, GSM and CDMALTE (4G), HSPA+ (4G), HSDPA, HSUPA, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS, GSM and CDMA
Nano SIMMicro SIM, Dual SIM
9.59.5
Battery Life
1570mAh Li-Ion Battery3200mAh Li-Ion Battery
Non-Removable BatteryRemovable Battery
--Wireless Charging
250 hours standby time
10 hours talk time
528 hours standby time
25 hours talk time
3.524.56
Other Features
Bluetooth 4.0Bluetooth 4.0
GPSGPS
--NFC
--Infra-red port
Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope, Light Sensor and Proximity SensorAccelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope, Light Sensor and Proximity Sensor

Comparisson review

The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is a bit better than iPhone 5s, with an 8.64 score against 8.44. Although it's the best in this comparisson, we must note that it's also a noticeably heavier and a little bit thicker phone. The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 comes with Android 5.0 OS, and iPhone 5s comes with iOS 8.x OS.

IPhone 5s counts with a little more vivid display than Samsung Galaxy Note 3, although it has a way smaller screen, a quite worse pixels density and a lot lower 1136 x 640 resolution. The Apple iPhone 5s features a bit better hardware performance than Galaxy Note 3, because although it has a lower number of cores and lesser RAM memory, it also counts with a much better GPU and a 64-bits processor.

Galaxy Note 3 features a slightly better camera than iPhone 5s, because although it has a smaller sensor capturing less light and dull colors, and they both have a same size aperture, the Galaxy Note 3 also counts with a much better video definition and a camera with a lot better resolution. The Galaxy Note 3 features a much better memory for apps and games than Apple iPhone 5s, and although they both have equal 64 GB internal storage capacity, the Galaxy Note 3 also has a slot for an SD memory card that supports a maximum of 64 GB.

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 has a superior battery lifetime than iPhone 5s, because it has a 104% greater battery size.

The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 not only is the best phones in this comparisson, but it's also cheaper than the other phone, making it an easy choice.