• Samsung Galaxy Note 3 vs Sony Xperia Z2 vs Samsung Galaxy S5 Octa-Core

Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy Note 3 vs Sony Xperia Z2 vs Samsung Galaxy S5 Octa-Core

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Sony Samsung
Announced September 2013 February 2014 March 2014
Status Available - September 2013 Available - April 2014 Available - April 2014
Colors Black, White, Pink Black, White, Purple Black, White, Blue, 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)
146.8 x 73.3 x 8.2 mm
(5.78 x 2.89 x 0.32 in)
142 x 72.5 x 8.1 mm
(5.59 x 2.85 x 0.32 in)
Weight 168 g (5.93 oz) 163 g (5.75 oz) 145 g (5.11 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 13(700), 17(700), 20(800)
LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900) - D6543
LTE (market dependent)
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features S Pen stylus IP58 Certified - Dust Proof and Water Resistant over 1 Meter and 30 Minutes -

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.3 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat), Planned upgrade to Android 5.1 Lollipop Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat)
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 MSM8974AB Snapdragon 800 Quad-core 1.9 GHz Cortex-A15 & quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7, Exynos 5 Octa 5422
GPU Adreno 330 (LTE model) Adreno 330 Mali-T628 MP6
RAM 3 GB 3 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 32/64 GB storage 16 GB 16/32 GB storage
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Triluminos Display, X-Reality Engine Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.7 inches 5.2 inches 5.1 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (386 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (424 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (432 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 74.98% 69.16% 69.63%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio Stereo FM radio with RDS 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 20.7 MP, autofocus 16 MP, 5312 x 2988 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash phase detection auto
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, 1/2.3'' Sensor Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR, Panorama 1/2.6' Sensor Size, 1.12 µm Pixel Size, Dual Shot, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR
Video Yes, 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps (LTE model) Yes, 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps, 720p@120fps, video stabilization, HDR Yes, 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, HDR, video stabilization, dual-video rec.
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] Yes, 2.2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] Yes, 2 MP, 1080p@30fps, dual video call [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Up to 107 kbps Yes
Edge Yes Up to 296 kbps Yes
3G HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE, EDR Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with 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, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL 2), USB Host Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go Yes, microUSB v3.0 (MHL 2), USB On-the-go, USB Host
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 GB, 3 GB RAM 16/32 GB storage, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 128 GB
USB OTG Supported Supported 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 supported

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 3200 mAh 3200 mAh 2800 mAh
Stand by Up to 420 h (3G) Up to 690 h (2G)
Up to 740 h (3G)
Up to 390 h
Talk Time Up to 21 h (3G) Up to 15 h (2G)
Up to 19 h (3G)
Up to 21 h