Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy Note 3 vs HTC One Max vs Samsung Galaxy S5

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung HTC Samsung
Announced September 2013 October 2013 February 2014
Status Available - September 2013 Available - October 2013 Available April 2014
Colors Black, White, Pink Silver Black, White, Blue, Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 151.2 x 79.2 x 8.3 mm
(5.95 x 3.12 x 0.33 in)
164.5 x 82.5 x 10.29 mm
(6.48 x 3.25 x 0.41 in)
142 x 72.5 x 8.1 mm
(5.59 x 2.85 x 0.32 in)
Weight 168 g (5.93 oz) 217 g (7.65 oz) 145 g (5.11 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 900 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - For Verizon
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE LTE 800 / 900 / 1800 / 2600
LTE 700 - For Verizon
LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features S Pen stylus Fingerprint Sensor Fingerprint Sensor
IP67 Certified - Dust and Water Resistant
Water Resistant up to 1 Meter and 30 Minutes
Heart Rate Sensor

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.3 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.3 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat)
Processor Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400 (LTE model) / Quad-core 1.9 GHz Cortex-A15 & quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7, Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 Quad-core 1.7 GHz Krait 300, Qualcomm APQ8064 Snapdragon 600 Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm Snapdragon 801
GPU Adreno 330 (LTE model) Adreno 320 Adreno 330
RAM 3 GB 2 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 32/64 GB storage 16/32 GB 16/32 GB storage
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.7 inches 5.9 inches 5.1 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (386 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (373 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (432 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 74.98% 70.85% 69.63%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio Stereo FM radio with RDS Stereo FM radio with RDS No
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 4 MP, 2688 x 1520 pixels 16 MP, 4640 x 3480 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Dual Shot, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, Panorama, HDR HTC UltraPixel Camera, Auto focus, 1/3' Sensor Size, 2┬Ám Pixel Size, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Face And Smile Detection, Optical Image Stabilization, HDR, Stereo Sound Recording Auto focus, Dual Shot, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR
Video Yes, 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps (LTE model) Yes, 1080p@30fps, 720p@60fps, HDR, stereo sound rec., video stabilization Yes, 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, video stabilization, dual-video rec.
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] Yes, 2.1 MP, 1080p@30fps, HDR [Similar] Yes, 2.1 MP,1080p@30fps, dual video call [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL HSPA+; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE, EDR Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/ac/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL 2), USB Host Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL) Yes, microUSB v3.0 (MHL 2), USB On-the-go, USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 32/64 GB storage, 3 GB RAM 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM 16/32 GB storage, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 128 GB
USB OTG Supported - Supported

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint supported fingerprint supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
NFC NFC supported NFC supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Po battery Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 3200 mAh 3300 mAh 2800 mAh
Stand by Up to 420 h (3G) Up to 585 h (3G) Up to 390 h
Talk Time Up to 21 h (3G) Up to 25 h (3G) Up to 21 h