• Samsung Galaxy Note 3 vs Samsung Galaxy S6 vs Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016)

Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy Note 3 vs Samsung Galaxy S6 vs Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016)

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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Samsung Samsung
Announced September 2013 March 2015 December 2015
Status Available - September 2013 Available - April 2015 Available - February 2016
Price - Rs. 29,999 ($441.16) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 21,900 ($322.06) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, White, Pink White Pearl, Black Sapphire, Gold Platinum, Blue Topaz Black, White, Gold, Pink 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)
143.4 x 70.5 x 6.8 mm
(5.65 x 2.78 x 0.27 in)
144.8 x 71.0 x 7.3 mm
(5.7 x 2.8 x 0.29 in)
Weight 168 g (5.93 oz) 138 g (4.87 oz) 155 g (5.47 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 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 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 - Corning Gorilla Glass 4 back panel
- Fingerprint sensor (PayPal certified)
- Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
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hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.3 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v5.0.2 (Lollipop) 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 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & Quad-core 2.1 GHz Cortex-A57, Exynos 7420 Octa-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU Adreno 330 (LTE model) Mali-T760 -
RAM 3 GB 3 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 32/64 GB storage 32/64/128 GB 16 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB No microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 4 Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.7 inches 5.1 inches 5.2 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (386 ppi) 1440 x 2560 pixels (577 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (424 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 74.98% 70.66% 72.38%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio Stereo FM radio with RDS No 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 16 MP, 3456 x 4608 pixels, OIS 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 HDR, Panorama Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama
Video Yes, 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps (LTE model) 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@120fps, HDR, dual-video rec. 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] 5 MP, 1080p@30fps, dual video call, HDR [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 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE, EDR v4.1, A2DP, LE, apt-X v4.0, 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/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL 2), USB Host microUSB v2.0 (MHL 3 TV-out), USB Host microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 32/64 GB storage, 3 GB RAM 32/64/128 GB, 3 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB No 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-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 3200 mAh 2550 mAh 2900 mAh
Stand by Up to 420 h (3G) - -
Talk Time Up to 21 h (3G) - -