Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy Note 3 vs Apple iPhone 6 Plus vs Samsung Galaxy S6

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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Apple Samsung
Announced September 2013 September 2014 March 2015
Status Available - September 2013 Available September 2014 Available - April 2015
Price - - Rs. 29,999 ($441.16) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, White, Pink Space Gray, White/Silver, Gold White Pearl, Black Sapphire, Gold Platinum, Blue Topaz
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 151.2 x 79.2 x 8.3 mm
(5.95 x 3.12 x 0.33 in)
137.5 x 67 x 7.1 mm
(5.41 x 2.64 x 0.28 in)
143.4 x 70.5 x 6.8 mm
(5.65 x 2.78 x 0.27 in)
Weight 168 g (5.93 oz) 172 g (6.07 oz) 138 g (4.87 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - all models
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE LTE- all models LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features S Pen stylus - Fingerprint Sensor (Touch ID)
Shatter proof glass, oleophobic coating
- Corning Gorilla Glass 4 back panel
- Fingerprint sensor (PayPal certified)
- Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.3 (Jelly Bean) iOS 8, Upgradable to iOS 10 Android OS, v5.0.2 (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 Dual-core 1.4 GHz, Apple A8 Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & Quad-core 2.1 GHz Cortex-A57, Exynos 7420
GPU Adreno 330 (LTE model) PowerVR GX6450 Mali-T760
RAM 3 GB 1 GB 3 GB
Internal Memory 32/64 GB storage 16/64/128 GB 32/64/128 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB No No

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 4
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.7 inches 5.5 inches 5.1 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (386 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi) 1440 x 2560 pixels (577 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 74.98% 90.31% 70.66%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels 16 MP, 3456 x 4608 pixels, OIS
Flash LED flash Dual-LED (Dual-tone) 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, 1.5┬Ám Pixel Size, 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
Video Yes, 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps (LTE model) 1080p@60fps, 720p@240fps 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@120fps, HDR, dual-video rec.
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] 1.2 MP [Similar] 5 MP, 1080p@30fps, dual video call, HDR [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 DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat6, 300 Mbps DL; EV-DO Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE, EDR v4.0, A2DP v4.1, A2DP, LE, apt-X
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 hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL 2), USB Host v2.0 microUSB v2.0 (MHL 3 TV-out), USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou
Browser HTML5 HTML (Safari) HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 32/64 GB storage, 3 GB RAM 16/64/128 GB, 1 GB RAM 32/64/128 GB, 3 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB No No
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-Po battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 3200 mAh 2915 mAh 2550 mAh
Stand by Up to 420 h (3G) - -
Talk Time Up to 21 h (3G) - -