• Samsung Galaxy Note II N7100 vs Samsung Galaxy Alpha (S801) vs Motorola Nexus 6

Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy Note II N7100 vs Samsung Galaxy Alpha (S801) vs Motorola Nexus 6

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Samsung Motorola
Announced August 2012 August 2014 October 2014
Status Available - September 2012 Available - September 2014 Available - November 2014
Colors Titanium Gray, Marble White Charcoal Black, Sleek Silver, Dazzling White, Frosted Gold, Scub Midnight Blue, Cloud White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 151.1 x 80.5 x 9.4 mm
(5.95 x 3.17 x 0.37 in)
132.4 x 65.5 x 6.7 mm
(5.21 x 2.58 x 0.26 in)
159.26 x 82.98 x 10.06 mm
(6.27 x 3.27 x 0.4 in)
Weight 180 g (6.35 oz) 115 g (4.06 oz) 184 g (6.49 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 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100 - XT1100
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - XT1103
4G Network LTE 700 MHz Class 17 / 2100 LTE LTE 700 / 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 / TD-LTE 2500 - XT1100 (Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 9, 19, 20, 28, 41)
LTE 700 / 850 / 1700 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600 TD-LTE 2500 - XT1103 (Bands 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 12, 13, 17, 25, 26, 29, 41)
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - - Dual front-facing speakers, Water resistant

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.1 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat) Android OS, v5.0 (Lollipop)
Processor Quad-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A9, Exynos 4412 Quad Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974AC Snapdragon 801 Quad-core 2.7 GHz Krait 450, Qualcomm Snapdragon 805
GPU Mali-400MP Adreno 330 Adreno 420
RAM 2 GB 2 GB 3 GB
Internal Memory 16/32/64 GB storage 32 GB 32/64 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB No No

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.55 inches 4.7 inches 5.96 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (265 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi) 1440 x 2560 pixels (493 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 69.61% 70.43% 74.05%
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 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 12 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash Dual-LED Flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization Auto focus, Dual Camera, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Panorama, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Photo Sphere, HDR, Dual Recording, OIS
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@120fps 2160p@30fps, optical stabilization
Front Camera Yes, 1.9 MP [Similar] 2.1 MP [Similar] 2 MP, 720p [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL HSDPA, 42 Mbps, HSUPA; LTE-A, Cat6, 300 Mbps DL, 50 Mbps UL DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE, EDR v4.0, A2DP, EDR, LE v4.0, 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, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB (MHL) v2.0, USB Host support microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0 (SlimPort), USB Host, USB On-the-go
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32/64 GB storage, 2 GB RAM 32 GB, 2 GB RAM 32/64 GB, 3 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB No No
USB OTG 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-Po battery
Capacity 3100 mAh 1860 mAh 3220 mAh
Stand by Up to 980 h (2G)
Up to 890 h (3G)
- Up to 330 h
Talk Time Up to 35 h (2G)
Up to 16 h (3G)
- Up to 24 h