• Samsung Galaxy Note 3 vs Samsung Galaxy S6 vs Samsung Galaxy A7 (2016)

Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy Note 3 vs Samsung Galaxy S6 vs Samsung Galaxy A7 (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. 25,900 ($380.88) [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)
151.5 x 74.1 x 7.3 mm
(5.96 x 2.92 x 0.29 in)
Weight 168 g (5.93 oz) 138 g (4.87 oz) 172 g (6.07 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)
- Corning Gorilla Glass 4

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.3 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v5.0.2 (Lollipop) Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop), upgradable to v6.0.1 (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 Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & Quad-core 2.1 GHz Cortex-A57, Exynos 7420 Octa-core (4x1.2 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.5 GHz Cortex-A53)
Octa-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615
Exynos 7580 Octa
GPU Adreno 330 (LTE model) Mali-T760 Adreno 405
Mali-T720MP2
RAM 3 GB 3 GB 3 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 5.5 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (386 ppi) 1440 x 2560 pixels (577 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 74.98% 70.66% 74.11%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio Stereo FM radio with RDS No FM radio with RDS; 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, f/1.9 aperture, Optical Image Stabilization, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR
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, f/1.9, 1080p [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 v4.1, 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 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL 2), USB Host microUSB v2.0 (MHL 3 TV-out), USB Host microUSB v2.0, USB OTG
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ BDS (market dependant)
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 32/64 GB storage, 3 GB RAM 32/64/128 GB, 3 GB RAM 16 GB, 3 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB No microSD, up to 128 GB
USB OTG Supported 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 Li-Po Battery
Capacity 3200 mAh 2550 mAh 3300 mAh
Stand by Up to 420 h (3G) - Up to 78 h
Talk Time Up to 21 h (3G) - Up to 17 h (3G)