• Samsung Galaxy Note 3 vs Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) vs Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (CDMA)

Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy Note 3 vs Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) vs Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (CDMA)

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Samsung Samsung
Announced September 2013 December 2015 February 2016
Status Available - September 2013 Available - February 2016 Available - March 2016
Price - Rs. 21,900 ($322.06) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 50,900 ($748.53) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, White, Pink Black, White, Gold, Pink Gold Black Onyx, Silver Titanium, Gold Platinum
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 151.2 x 79.2 x 8.3 mm
(5.95 x 3.12 x 0.33 in)
144.8 x 71.0 x 7.3 mm
(5.7 x 2.8 x 0.29 in)
150.9 x 72.6 x 7.7 mm
(5.94 x 2.86 x 0.3 in)
Weight 168 g (5.93 oz) 155 g (5.47 oz) 157 g (5.54 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (optional) GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO - G935V
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - G935A
HSDPA 850 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 - G935T
4G Network LTE LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800) LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 20(800), 29(700), 30(2300), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500) - G935A
SAR US - W/kg (head)
- W/kg (body)
- W/kg (head)
- W/kg (body)
1.03 W/kg (head)
1.59 W/kg (body)
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features S Pen stylus - - Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
- IP68 certified - dust proof and water resistant over 1.5 meter and 30 minutes

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.3 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop) Android OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow)
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 Octa-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53 Dual-core 2.15 GHz & dual-core 1.6 GHz, Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820
GPU Adreno 330 (LTE model) - Adreno 530
RAM 3 GB 2 GB 3/4 GB
Internal Memory 32/64 GB storage 16 GB 32/64 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 200 GB (dedicated slot)

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 5, Curved Edge Screen, Always-on display
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.7 inches 5.2 inches 5.5 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (386 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (424 ppi) 1440 x 2560 pixels (534 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 74.98% 72.38% 76.13%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio Stereo FM radio with RDS FM radio, recording -
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 12 MP
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, Panorama Phase Detection Autofocus, f/1.7, 26 mm, 1/2.6" Sensor Size, 1.4 ┬Ám Pixel Size, Smart Optical Image Stablization, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Auto HDR, Panorama
Video Yes, 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps (LTE model) 1080p@30fps 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@240fps, HDR, dual-video rec.
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] 5 MP [Similar] 5 MP, f/1.7, 22mm, dual video call, Auto HDR [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 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat9 450/50 Mbps, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE, EDR v4.0, A2DP, EDR, LE v4.2, A2DP, LE, apt-X
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, dual-band, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL 2), USB Host microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0, USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 32/64 GB storage, 3 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 32/64 GB, 3/4 GB RAM - G935R
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 200 GB (dedicated slot)
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-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 3200 mAh 2900 mAh 3600 mAh
Stand by Up to 420 h (3G) - -
Talk Time Up to 21 h (3G) - -