• Samsung Galaxy Note 3 vs Samsung Galaxy Core Prime vs Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016)

Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy Note 3 vs Samsung Galaxy Core Prime vs Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016)

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Samsung Samsung
Announced September 2013 October 2014 December 2015
Status Available - September 2013 Available - October 2014 Coming Soon - December 2015
Price - Rs. 7,799 ($114.69) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 17,300 ($254.41) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, White, Pink White, Black Various
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 151.2 x 79.2 x 8.3 mm
(5.95 x 3.12 x 0.33 in)
130.8 x 67.9 x 8.8 mm
(5.15 x 2.67 x 0.35 in)
134.5 x 65.2 x 7.3 mm
(5.3 x 2.57 x 0.29 in)
Weight 168 g (5.93 oz) 130 g (4.59 oz) 132 g (4.66 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (SM-G3606, SM-G3608, SM-G3609) GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (optional)
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE LTE - SM-G3606, SM-G3608, SM-G3609 LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800)
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, v4.4.2 (KitKat) Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop)
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 1.3 GHz Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410
GPU Adreno 330 (LTE model) - Adreno 306
RAM 3 GB 1 GB 1.5 GB
Internal Memory 32/64 GB storage 8 GB 16 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen PLS capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.7 inches 4.5 inches 4.7 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (386 ppi) 480 x 800 pixels (207 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 74.98% 65.10% 69.65%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 5 MP, 2592 х 1944 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 Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama
Video Yes, 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps (LTE model) 1080p 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] 2 MP [Similar] 5 MP [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 HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE, EDR v4.0, A2DP v4.1, 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 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL 2), USB Host microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ BDS (market dependant)
Browser HTML5 HTML HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 32/64 GB storage, 3 GB RAM 8 GB, 1 GB RAM 16 GB, 1.5 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 128 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 not supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 3200 mAh 2000 mAh 2300 mAh
Stand by Up to 420 h (3G) - -
Talk Time Up to 21 h (3G) - -