• Samsung Galaxy Note II CDMA vs Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Neo vs Sony Xperia Z2

Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy Note II CDMA vs Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Neo vs Sony Xperia Z2

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Samsung Sony
Announced Q3 2012 January 2014 February 2014
Status Released - November 2012 Available - February 2014 Available - April 2014
Colors Titanium Gray, Marble White Black, White, Green Black, White, Purple
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 151.1 x 80.5 x 9.4 mm
(5.95 x 3.17 x 0.37 in)
148.4 x 77.4 x 8.6 mm
(5.84 x 3.05 x 0.34 in)
146.8 x 73.3 x 8.2 mm
(5.78 x 2.89 x 0.32 in)
Weight 179.4 g (6.31.0.14 oz) 162.5 g (5.71.0.18 oz) 163 g (5.75 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SCH-I605, SPH-L900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO - SCH-I605, SPH-L900, SCH-R950
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - SCH-I605, SPH-L900 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 700 MHz Class 13 - SCH-I605, SCH-R950 LTE - SM-N7505 LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 13(700), 17(700), 20(800)
LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900) - D6543
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features - S Pen stylus IP58 Certified - Dust Proof and Water Resistant over 1 Meter and 30 Minutes

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.1.x (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.3 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat), Planned upgrade to Android 5.1 Lollipop
Processor Quad-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A9, Exynos 4412 Quad Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex A7 & dual-core 1.7 GHz Cortex A15, Exynos 5260 Hexa Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974AB Snapdragon 800
GPU Mali-400MP4 Mali-T624 MP4 Adreno 330
RAM 2 GB 2 GB 3 GB
Internal Memory 16 GB 16 GB storage 16 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Triluminos Display, X-Reality Engine
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.5 inches 5.5 inches 5.2 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (267 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (267 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (424 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 68.57% 72.61% 69.16%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels 20.7 MP, autofocus
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 Auto focus, Dual Shot, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, Panorama, HDR Auto focus, 1/2.3'' Sensor Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR, Panorama
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps, 720p@120fps, video stabilization, HDR
Front Camera Yes, 1.9 MP [Similar] Yes, 2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] Yes, 2.2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes - SCH-I605, SPH-L900 Yes Up to 107 kbps
Edge Yes - SCH-I605, SPH-L900 Yes Up to 296 kbps
3G EV-DO Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL; HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps 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
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE, EDR Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE, EDR Yes, v4.0 with A2DP
Wi-Fi 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/ac, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB (MHL) v2.0, USB Host support Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL 2), USB Host Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 16 GB storage, 2 GB RAM 16 GB, 3 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 128 GB
USB OTG Supported 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 supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 3100 mAh 3100 mAh 3200 mAh
Stand by Up to 250 h (2G)
Up to 300 h (3G)
- Up to 690 h (2G)
Up to 740 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 15 h - Up to 15 h (2G)
Up to 19 h (3G)