Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy Note II CDMA vs Apple iPhone 5S

Samsung Galaxy Note II CDMA
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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Apple
Announced Q3 2012 September 2013
Status Released - November 2012 Available - September 2013
Colors Titanium Gray, Marble White Black/Slate, White/Silver
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 151.1 x 80.5 x 9.4 mm
(5.95 x 3.17 x 0.37 in)
123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm
(4.87 x 2.31 x 0.3 in)
Weight 179.4 g (6.31.0.14 oz) 112 g (3.95 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SCH-I605, SPH-L900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO - SCH-I605, SPH-L900, SCH-R950
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - SCH-I605, SPH-L900 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
4G Network LTE 700 MHz Class 13 - SCH-I605, SCH-R950 LTE 700 MHz Class 17 / 1700 / 2100
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.1.x (Jelly Bean) iOS 7.0.1
Processor Quad-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A9, Exynos 4412 Quad [Similar] Dual-core 1.3 GHz Cyclone, Apple A7 with M7 Motion Coprocessor [Similar]
GPU Mali-400MP4 [Similar] PowerVR G6430 [Similar]
RAM 2 GB [Browse Similar] 1 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 16 GB 16/32/64 GB storage
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB No

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.5 inches [Similar] 4.0 inches [Similar]
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (267 ppi) [Similar] 640 x 1136 pixels (326 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 68.57% 60.84%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes
Radio Stereo FM radio with RDS - SCH No
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels [Similar] 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels [Similar]
Flash LED flash dual-LED flash
Features Auto focus, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization Auto focus, 1.5 ┬Ám pixel size, Simultaneous HD video and image recording, touch focus, geo-tagging, face detection, panorama, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps, 720p@120 fps, video stabilization
Front Camera Yes, 1.9 MP [Similar] Yes, 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes - SCH-I605, SPH-L900 Yes
Edge Yes - SCH-I605, SPH-L900 Yes
3G EV-DO Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL; HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps, LTE, 100 Mbps; EV-DO Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE, EDR Yes, v4.0 with A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB (MHL) v2.0, USB Host support Yes, Lightning Port
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML (Safari)

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 16/32/64 GB storage, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB No
USB OTG Supported -

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
NFC NFC supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 3100 mAh 1440 mAh
Stand by Up to 250 h (2G)
Up to 300 h (3G)
Up to 250 h
Talk Time Up to 15 h Up to 10 h