Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy Note 3 vs HTC Desire 820 vs Apple iPhone 6 Plus

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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung HTC Apple
Announced September 2013 September 2014 September 2014
Status Available - September 2013 Coming Soon - September 2014 Available September 2014
Colors Black, White, Pink Marble White, Tuxedo Grey, Santorini White, Milky-way Grey, Tang Space Gray, White/Silver, 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)
157.7 x 78.7 x 7.7 mm
(6.21 x 3.1 x 0.3 in)
137.5 x 67 x 7.1 mm
(5.41 x 2.64 x 0.28 in)
Weight 168 g (5.93 oz) 155 g (5.47 oz) 172 g (6.07 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - all models
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - EMEA version
HSDPA 900 / 2100 - Asia version
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE LTE 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 - EMEA version LTE- all models
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features S Pen stylus - - Fingerprint Sensor (Touch ID)
Shatter proof glass, oleophobic coating

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.3 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat) iOS 8, Upgradable to iOS 10
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 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615 Dual-core 1.4 GHz, Apple A8
GPU Adreno 330 (LTE model) Adreno 405 PowerVR GX6450
RAM 3 GB 2 GB 1 GB
Internal Memory 32/64 GB storage 16 GB 16/64/128 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 128 GB No

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen LCD Capacitive Touchscreen LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.7 inches 5.5 inches 5.5 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (386 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (267 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 74.98% 67.20% 90.31%
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 13 MP, 4160 x 3120 pixels 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash Dual-LED (Dual-tone)
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, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, 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
Video Yes, 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps (LTE model) 1080p@30fps, 720p@60fps 1080p@60fps, 720p@240fps
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] 8 MP, 1080p [Similar] 1.2 MP [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 HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps; 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
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE, EDR v4.0, A2DP v4.0, A2DP
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, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL 2), USB Host microUSB v2.0 v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML (Safari)

memory User Memory

Internal 32/64 GB storage, 3 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 16/64/128 GB, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 128 GB No
USB OTG Supported - -

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not 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 not supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery Non-removable Li-Po battery
Capacity 3200 mAh 2600 mAh 2915 mAh
Stand by Up to 420 h (3G) Up to 424 h (3G) -
Talk Time Up to 21 h (3G) Up to 22 h 24 min (3G) -