Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy Note 3 vs Huawei Ascend Mate7 vs HTC Desire 826

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Huawei HTC
Announced September 2013 September 2014 January 2015
Status Available - September 2013 Coming Soon - Q3 2014 Coming Soon - Q1 2015
Price - - Rs. 16,999 ($249.99) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, White, Pink Obsidian black, Moonlight silver, Amber gold Various
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 x 81 x 7.9 mm
(6.18 x 3.19 x 0.31 in)
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Weight 168 g (5.93 oz) 185 g (6.53 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 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - EMEA version
HSDPA 900 / 2100 - Asia version
4G Network LTE LTE LTE 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 - EMEA version
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail
Build Features S Pen stylus - -

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.3 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.4 (KitKat) Android OS, v5.0.1 (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 Quad-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A15 & quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7, HiSilicon Kirin 925 Quad-core 1.7 GHz Cortex-A53 & quad-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615
GPU Adreno 330 (LTE model) Mali-T628 Adreno 405
RAM 3 GB 2 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 32/64 GB storage 16/32 GB 16 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB Yes, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 Capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.7 inches 6.0 inches 5.5 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (386 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (368 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 74.98% 77.68% -
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio Stereo FM radio with RDS - FM radio
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 13 MP, 4160 x 3120 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash 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, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, HDR, Panorama Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, HDR
Video Yes, 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps (LTE model) 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps, 720p@60fps
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] 5 MP, 720p [Similar] 4 MP, 1080p (1/3' sensor size, 2Ám pixel [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, Cat6, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE, EDR v4.0, A2DP, EDR, LE v4.0, A2DP, 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, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL 2), USB Host microUSB v2.0, USB Host, USB On-the-go microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 32/64 GB storage, 3 GB RAM 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM (3GB on 32GB model) 16 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB Yes, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 128 GB
USB OTG Supported Supported -

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint 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 not supported

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery
Capacity 3200 mAh 4100 mAh 2600 mAh
Stand by Up to 420 h (3G) Up to 648 h (3G) -
Talk Time Up to 21 h (3G) - -