• Samsung Galaxy Note III vs BLU Studio 5.5 vs Samsung I9506 Galaxy S4

Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy Note III vs BLU Studio 5.5 vs Samsung I9506 Galaxy S4

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung BLU Samsung
Announced Expected Announcement - September 2013 September 2013 Q3 2013
Status Rumored - Q4 2013 Coming Soon - October 2013 Available - Q3 2013
Colors Black, White Blue, Pink, Grey, White, Yellow White Frost, Black Mist / Arctic Blue, Red Aurora
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension - 157 x 79.5 x 9.5 mm
(6.18 x 3.13 x 0.37 in)
136.6 x 69.8 x 7.9 mm
(5.38 x 2.75 x 0.31 in)
Weight - 184 g (6.49 oz) 130 g (4.59 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
3G Network HSDPA HSDPA 850 / 1900 - D610a
HSDPA 850 / 2100 - D610i
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA
4G Network LTE - LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.3 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.2 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)
Processor Quad-core 2.2 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800 / Exynos 5420 Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7, MTK MT6589M Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800
GPU Adreno 330 PowerVR SGX544MP Adreno 330
RAM 3 GB 1 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 32/64 GB storage 4 GB ROM 16/32 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen TFT capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.7 inches 5.5 inches 5.0 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (386 ppi) 480 x 854 pixels (178 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio - 66.87% 72.15%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 5 MP, 2592х1944 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR, Image Stabilization Auto focus, Dual Shot, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 720p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps, dual-video rec.
Front Camera Yes [Similar] Yes, VGA [Similar] Yes, 2 MP,1080p@30fps, dual video call [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps Yes
Edge Yes Class 12 Yes
3G HSPA+, LTE HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 11 Mbps 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 Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, 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), USB Host Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL 2), USB On-the-go, USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 32/64 GB storage, 3 GB RAM 4 GB ROM, 1 GB RAM 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 64 GB
USB OTG 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 not supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion battery Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery
Capacity - 2250 mAh 2600 mAh
Stand by - Up to 960 h (2G)
Up to 820 h (3G)
Up to 370 h (3G)
Talk Time - Up to 26 h (2G)
Up to 14 h (3G)
Up to 17 h (3G)