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Samsung Galaxy Note 3 vs Note 5

Last Updated On: July 19, 2017

The All new Samsung Galaxy Note 5 smartphone comes with 5.7 inches of high-resolution Super AMOLED display with the Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection to protect the display against scratches. The Samsung Galaxy Note 5 smartphone is a higher version of the Note 3 smartphone. In this article, we are talking about the both Galaxy Note 3 and Note 5 smartphone. You can find more detailed comparision report for Samsung Galaxy Note 3 vs Note 5 from this page.Samsung Galaxy Note 3 vs Note 5

Both the smartphone comes with a Samsung Stylus Pen, along with the large screen. Here are the comparisons between the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy Note 3 smartphone.

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 vs Note 5

Display and Design

The Samsung Galaxy Note 5 smartphone comes with a large 5.7 inches of QHD 2560 x 1440 pixels resolution Super AMOLED display that offers a bright and sharp visual while gaming or watching movies.

The Display of the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 smartphone also equipped with a Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection to protect the smartphone screen against scratches and drops. The 5.7 inches of Display of the Note 5 smartphone offers crystal clear bright, sharp pictures while gaming or watching full HD movies.

While the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 smartphone comes with a same 5.7 inches of Full HD 1980 x 1080 pixels resolution Super AMOLED display without any protection glass. The Display of the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 smartphone offers bright, sharp crystal clear visuals.

As mentioned above, the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 smartphone comes with a Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection, but the Galaxy Note 3 smartphone does not come with any glass protection. As the result of the display, the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 smartphone is the winner, because it offers a higher pictures quality and pixel density than the Galaxy Note 3 smartphone.

The Samsung Galaxy Note 5 smartphone and the Galaxy Note, both the smartphone comes with the same body design and but the difference is a body material, because the Galaxy Note 5 smartphone comes with a full metal unibody matte finish body design. And Galaxy Note 3 smartphone has plastic body design with the removable fake leather battery cover. The Samsung Galaxy Note 5 is a slimmer and smaller than Note 3 smartphone. The Note 5 is a 153.2 x 76.1 x 7.6 mm and weighs 171 gm; the Galaxy Note 3 is 151.2 x 79.2 x 8.3 mm and 168 gm.

See Also: Samsung Galaxy Note 4 vs Note 5

Performance and Operating system

The all new Samsung Galaxy Note 5 smartphone powered by a Samsung Exynos 7420 (2.1GHz Quad + 1.5GHz Quad) of 64-Bit Processor along with the 4GB of LPDDR4 Type RAM memory that offers a faster and smooth performance while multitasking or gaming.

The 1.5GHz of Quad Core 64-bit processor offers a more rapid processing power while streaming movies, music, browsing the internet, capturing videos, copying or moving files, etc. For the graphics, the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 smartphone comes with ARM Mali-T760 MP8 GPU that able to render QHD resolution graphics while multitasking or gaming.

On the other hand, the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 smartphone comes with a Samsung Exynos 5260 hexacore (Big Core 1.9GHz Quad + Little core 1.3GHz Quad) 1.7GHz of 64bit processor along with the 3GB of LPDDR type RAM memory that also offers faster and smooth performance while multitasking or gaming.

The Galaxy Note 3 smartphone comes with an integrated graphics chipset for rendering the FHD resolution graphics while multitasking or gaming. The Samsung Galaxy Note 5 smartphone runs on TouchWiz UI that based on Google’s Android 5.1 Lollipop operating system with lots of interesting features and app. On the other hand, the Galaxy Note 3 smartphone runs on same TouchWiz UI, based on Google’s Android 4.3 Jelly Bean operating system.

Camera and Storage

For the photography, the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 smartphone has 16.0 megapixels of Smart OIS autofocus primary camera along with the LED flash for low light photography. The Primary camera of the Galaxy Note 5 smartphone has the ability to captures Sharp and vivid 4K UHD videos without any blurriness.

While the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 smartphone has 13.0 megapixels of CMOS primary autofocus camera along with Power HCRI LED Flash that allows you to capture high-quality, bright pictures even in the night. The Primary camera of the Note 5 smartphone also supports the other camera features like OIS + VDIS for Video Stabilization, Live Broadcasting, Camera Filters and Digital support.

For the selfie, The Samsung Galaxy Note 5 smartphone comes with 5.0 megapixels of fixed focus front-facing selfie camera. The Front 5.0 megapixels of the camera also supports an F1.9 aperture and offer a bright, sharp photos and videos without any blurriness. On the other hand, the Galaxy Note 3 smartphone comes with 2 MP front facing fixed focus selfie camera.

For the storage, the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 smartphone comes with a 32GB of UFS 2.0 type internal onboard storage with no any expandable option to expand the storage. The other variant of the Note 5 smartphone comes with a 64GB of Internal built-in storage.

While the Galaxy Note 3 smartphone has 32GB of Internal onboard storage along with the expandable option to expand the storage up to 64GB via MicroSD card slot. On other variants of the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 smartphone have 16GB and 64GB internal onboard storage option.

Connectivity and Battery

For the connectivity, the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 smartphone comes with the latest 4G VoLTE Connectivity including 3G, 2G, and Edge. It also supports the other connectivity features like WiFi 802.11 b/g/n/ac (2.4/5GHz), MIMO, WiFi Hotspot, Bluetooth v4.2 and ANT+ USB OTG.

It also supports other feature like GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, NFC, Fast Wireless Charging, FM, Radio, USB 2.0 and 3.5mm audio output and Mic-In jack. Sensors on the Note 5 smartphone include RGB Light, Accelerometer, Proximity, Gyro, Fingerprint, Barometer, Hall, and HRM.

On the other hand, the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 smartphone comes with the High-Speed 3G connectivity including 2G, Edge, and GPRS. The Galaxy Note 3 smartphone also supports the other connectivity features like Wireless 802.11 b/g/n/ac, WiFi Hotspot, Bluetooth v4.0, NFC, TV Out, USB 2.0, FM, Radio, and 3.5mm audio output & Mic-In jack.

Sensors on the Galaxy Note 3 smartphone include Accelerometer, Hall Sensor, RGB, Geo-magnetic, Gyroscope, Gesture, Temperature and Humidity, Barometer, and Proximity. The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 smartphone backed by a 3200mAh Li-ion removable battery that offers long battery backup time. While the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 smartphone comes with only 3000 mAh Li-Ion Polymer non-removable battery.

We hope this comparison of Samsung Galaxy Note 3 vs Note 5 phone is helpful for you. Do share your reviews and comments about this comparison in the comments section below.

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