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Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy Note 3 vs Samsung Galaxy S7 active vs Samsung Galaxy S8

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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Samsung Samsung
Announced September 2013 June 2016 March 2017
Status Available - September 2013 Available - June 2016 Available - April 2017
Price - Rs. 53,640 ($794.00) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 57,900 ($720.00) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, White, Pink White, Gray, Gold Black, White, Gold, Silver, Pink 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)
148.8 x 74.9 x 9.9 mm
(5.86 x 2.95 x 0.39 in)
148.9 x 68.1 x 8 mm
(5.86 x 2.68 x 0.31 in)
Weight 168 g (5.93 oz) 185 g (6.53 oz) 155 g (5.47 oz)
SIM Type - - Dual-SIM
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA
4G Network LTE LTE LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features S Pen stylus - -
Notification LED - - Yes

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.3 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v6.0.1 (Marshmallow) Android OS, v7.0 (Nougat)
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 2.15 GHz Kryo & dual-core 1.6 GHz Kryo, Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820 Octa-core (4x2.35 GHz Kryo & 4x1.9 GHz Kryo)
Octa-core (4x2.3 GHz & 4x1.7 GHz), Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835
Exynos 8895 Octa
GPU Adreno 330 (LTE model) Adreno 530 Adreno 540
RAM 3 GB 4 GB 4 GB
Internal Memory 32/64 GB storage 32/64 GB 64 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot) microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, Gorilla Glass 5
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.7 inches 5.1 inches 5.8 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (386 ppi) 1440 x 2560 pixels (576 ppi) 1440 x 2960 pixels (568 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 74.98% 64.32% 84.06%
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 Dual Pixel 12 MP, 4608 x 2592 pixels 12 MP
Flash LED flash Dual-LED (Dual Tone) 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 Phase Detection Autofocus, f/1.7, 1/2.6' Sensor Size, 1 ┬Ám Pixel Size, Smart Optical Image Stablization, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Auto HDR, Panorama Phase Detection Autofocus, OIS, f/1.7 aperture, Geo-tagging, Simultaneous 4K Video And 9MP Image Recording, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, Auto HDR, Panorama
Video Yes, 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps (LTE model) 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@240fps, HDR, dual-video rec. 2160p@60fps, 1080p@120fps, HDR, dual-video rec.
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] 5 MP, f/1.7, 22mm, dual video call, Auto HDR [Similar] 8 MP, AF [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 HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat9 450/50 Mbps HSPA, LTE, VoLTE
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE, EDR v4.2, A2DP, LE, aptX v4.2, A2DP, LE, aptX
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 Direct, 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 microUSB v2.0, USB Host v3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 32/64 GB storage, 3 GB RAM 32/64 GB, 4 GB RAM 64 GB, 4 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot) microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)
USB OTG Supported 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
Barometer Sensor barometer sensor barometer sensor barometer sensor present
Heart-rate Sensor heart rate sensor heart rate sensor heart rate sensor present
NFC NFC supported NFC supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion battery
Capacity 3200 mAh 4000 mAh 3000 mAh
Stand by Up to 420 h (3G) - -
Talk Time Up to 21 h (3G) - -