Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy Note 3 vs LG Nexus 5 vs Huawei Honor 3X

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung LG Huawei
Announced September 2013 October 2013 December 2013
Status Available - September 2013 Available - November 2013 Coming Soon - December 2013
Colors Black, White, Pink Black, White Black
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 151.2 x 79.2 x 8.3 mm
(5.95 x 3.12 x 0.33 in)
137.84 x 69.17 x 8.59 mm
(5.43 x 2.72 x 0.34 in)
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Weight 168 g (5.93 oz) 130 g (4.59 oz) -
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA 800 / 1900 - CDMA version
GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 800 / 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 / 900 - CDMA version
HSDPA - SIM 1 & SIM 2
4G Network LTE LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600
LTE 700 / 800 / 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600 - CDMA version
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Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features S Pen stylus - -

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.3 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.4 (KitKat) Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)
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 2.3 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800 Octa-core 1.7 GHz, Mediatek MT6592
GPU Adreno 330 (LTE model) Adreno 330 Mali-450MP
RAM 3 GB 2 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 32/64 GB storage 16/32 GB storage N/A
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB No microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen True HD IPS Plus capacitive touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 Capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.7 inches 4.95 inches 5.5 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (386 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (445 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (267 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 74.98% 70.86% -
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio 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 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 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 Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Photo Sphere, Optical Image Stabilization Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR
Video Yes, 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps (LTE model) Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] Yes, 1.3 MP [Similar] Yes, 5 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps Yes
Edge Yes Class 12 Yes
3G HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL HSDPA, HSUPA
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE, EDR Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes
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/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot Yes
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL 2), USB Host Yes, microUSB (SlimPort) v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0
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 storage, 2 GB RAM 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB No microSD, up to 64 GB
USB OTG Supported - -

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported fingerprint not 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 not supported

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 3200 mAh 2300 mAh 3000 mAh
Stand by Up to 420 h (3G) Up to 300 h -
Talk Time Up to 21 h (3G) Up to 17 h -