Galaxy S III Samsung

  • clock speed
    1.5
    GHz
  • RAM
    2
    GB
  • size
    4.8
    inches
  • resolution
    305
    ppi

Galaxy Note Samsung

  • clock speed
    1.4
    GHz
  • RAM
    1
    GB
  • size
    5.3
    inches
  • resolution
    284
    ppi

Review Breakdown

Samsung Galaxy S III vs Galaxy Note

Display

PPI, brightness, contrast ratio in sunlight and contrast ratio
8.6
8.6

Processing power

linpack, quadrant and sunspider
6.1
5.6

Camera

sensor size and aperture
5.6
5.6

Battery life

3g talk time, web vrowsing and video playback
7.5
7.2

Music

voice volume and music volume
9.5
9.1

Geekaphone Score

7.5
7.3

Detailed Comparison

display

Size
4.8"
5.3"
Resolution
1280 x 720 (305 ppi)
1280 x 800 (284 ppi)
Panel
Super AMOLED (PenTile RGBG)
Super AMOLED (PenTile RGBG)
Brightness
330 cd/m²
429 cd/m²
Contrast in sunlight
3.419
2.97
Surface
Gorilla Glass 2
Gorilla Glass
Video out
1080p (Micro USB with MHL)
1080p (Micro USB with MHL)

processor

System on a chip
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus (MSM8960)
Samsung Exynos 4 (Dual 4210)
CPU
1.5 GHz, ARM Krait
1.4 GHz, ARM Cortex A9
Architecture
Dual core
Dual core
Linpack
182.9
105.2
Quadrant
5,111
4,349
GPU
400 MHz, Qualcomm Adreno 225
266 MHz, ARM Mali-400
Architecture
Single core
Quad core
GL benchmark 2.5
13.4
--
Epic citadel
--
--
Basemark x
--
1.96
RAM
2 GB
1 GB

camera

Lens
f/2.6, 3.7 mm (27.8 mm equiv.)
f/2.6, 4 mm (30 mm equiv.)
Resolution
8 MP (3264 x 2448)
8 MP (3264 x 2448)
Sensor
1/3" (4.8 mm × 3.6 mm)
1/3" (4.8 mm × 3.6 mm)
Light sensitivity
--
--
Flash
LED
LED
Autofocus
Yes
Yes
Image stabilization
Digital
Digital
Panorama
Yes
Yes
Continuous shooting
3.3 fps
None
Aperture
f/2.6
f/2.6
Secondary camera
1.9 MP
2 MP

video

Video resolution
1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps
1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps
Video file format
MP4 H.264/MPEG-4 AVC
MP4 H.264/MPEG-4 AVC
Maximum bitrate
50 Mbps
20 Mbps
Video light
Yes
Yes

battery

Type
Lithium-Ion (Removable)
Lithium-Ion (Removable)
Capacity
2,100 mA·h
2,500 mA·h
Talk time
700 min
810 min
Standby time
47,400 min
49,200 min
Tested
3G talk time
738 min
767 min
Web browsing
376 min
215 min
Video playback
494 min
505 min

music

Speaker
Mono (Back)
Stereo (Back)
Frequency response
+0.02, -0.07
+0.04, -0.08
Noise level
-82.3 dB
-90.4 dB
Headphone
3.5 mm
3.5 mm
Frequency response
+0.11, -0.04
+0.12, -0.06
Noise level
-90.2 dB
-89.7 dB
FM radio
Receive
Receive

form factor

Size
70.6 x 136.6 x 8.6 mm
83 x 146.9 x 9.7 mm
Weight
133 g
178 g
Body
Plastic
Plastic
Keyboard
None
None
Buttons
Home, Volume, Back, Multitask
Home, Volume, Back, Multitask

software

Operating system
Android 4.0.4
Android 2.3.5
Upgradable to
Android 4.1.2
Android 4.1 Jelly Bean
Custom UI
TouchWiz Nature UX
--
Onscreen keyboards
Standard (predictive)
--
Sunspider
1,743 ms
2,867 ms

connectivity

Network
4G, LTE (100 Mb/s)
3.5G, HSPA+ (84 Mb/s)
WiFi
802.11a/b/g/n (Hotspot, WiFi Direct)
802.11a/b/g/n (Hotspot)
NFC
Yes
Yes
Bluetooth
4.0
3.0+HS
USB On-the-Go
Yes
--

features

Internal storage
16 GB, 32 GB, 64 GB
16 GB, 32 GB
Supported card formats
microSD
microSDXC
Included accessories
--
--
SIM card
Micro-SIM
--
Speaker volume (Voice)
75.1 dB
64.9 dB
Speaker volume (Music)
66.5 dB
64.6 dB
Special-features

sensors

Location
A-GPS, GLONASS
A-GPS, GLONASS
Gyroscope
Yes
Yes
Accelerometer
Yes
Yes
Light sensor
Yes
Yes
Proximity sensor
Yes
Yes
Compass
Yes
Yes
Thermometer
No
No
Barometer
Yes
Yes
Hygrometer
No
No