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Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Neo vs Apple iPhone 5 compare

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Compare Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Neo and Apple iPhone 5

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Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Neo

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Neo

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Apple iPhone 5

Apple iPhone 5

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Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Neo vs Apple iPhone 5

What is the difference between the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Neo and Apple iPhone 5? Which one is better? The answers to these questions and many more can be found here in this detailed comparison of the two phones. Discover the differences in specs between these two desirable devices, from screen size to battery life, in the table below. We have all the information you need to choose the best phone for you.


Common specs

Brand and model Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Neo Apple iPhone 5
Rating (+0) (+0)
Review Apple iPhone 5 Review
Release date 2014, January 2012, September
Dimensions (HxWxD) 148.4 x 77.4 x 8.6 mm | 5.84 x 5.84 x 3.05 in 123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm | 4.87 x 4.87 x 2.31 in
Weight 162.5 g | 5.73 oz 112 g | 3.95 oz
Body Build Front glass, aluminum body
Colors Black, White, Green, Pink, Red Black/Slate, White/Silver
Battery 3100 mAh,  Removable Li-Ion 1440 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Po
Battery life Stand by time - Up to 540 h (3G)
Talking time - Up to 18 h (3G)
Music play - Up to 64 h
Stand by time - Up to 225 h (2G) / Up to 225 h (3G)
Talking time - Up to 8 h (2G) / Up to 8 h (3G)
Music play - Up to 40 h
Approximate price 320 EUR 340 EUR


Technology Super AMOLED LED-backlit IPS LCD
Touchscreen capacitive touchscreen capacitive touchscreen
Display colors 16M 16M
Screen size 5.5" inc 4" inc
Screen area 83.4 cm2 44.1 cm2
Screen format 16:9 (height:width) 16:9 (height:width)
Screen to body ratio 72.6% 60.8%
Screen resolution 720 x 1280 px 640 x 1136 px
Screen PPI /points per inch/ 267 PPI 326 PPI
Screen protection Corning Gorilla Glass, oleophobic coating

Camera and Video

Rear camera, main 8 MP, Single 8 MP, Single
Camera specs -8 MP, f/2.6, 31mm (standard), AF -8 MP, f/2.4, 33mm (standard), 1/3.2'', 1.4µm, AF
Functions LED flash, panorama, HDR LED flash, panorama, HDR
Video 1080p@30fps, stereo sound rec. 1080p@30fps
Front camera, selfie 2 MP, Single 1.2 MP, Single
Specifications 2 MP, f/2.4, 27mm (wide) 1.2 MP, f/2.4, 35mm (standard)
Functions face detection, FaceTime over Wi-Fi or Cellular
Video 1080p@30fps 720p@30fps


Operating system - OS Android 4.3 (Jelly Bean), upgradable to 5.1.1 (Lollipop); TouchWiz UI iOS 6, upgradable to iOS 10.3.3
Chipset - Exynos 5260 Hexa - Apple A6 (32 nm)
Processor CPU - Hexa-core (4x1.3 GHz Cortex A7 & 2x1.7 GHz Cortex A15) - Dual-core 1.3 GHz Swift (ARM v7-based)
Graphics processor GPU Mali-T624 MP4 PowerVR SGX 543MP3 (triple-core graphics)
External memory microSD, up to 64 GB (dedicated slot) No
Internal memory 16 GB (11 GB user available), 2 GB RAM 16/32/64 GB, 1 GB RAM DDR2


Antutu 7 Total
GeekBench 5 Single Core 141
GeekBench 5 Multi-Core 467
GeekBench 4 Single Core 709
GeekBench 4 Multi-Core 1661
GeekBench 4 RenderScript 1295

Communication and Connectivity

SIM card Micro-SIM Nano-SIM
Show all network frequencies:
Speed HSPA 42.2(LTE)/21.1(3G)/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat3 100/50 Mbps, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps
GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, DLNA, WiFi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, hotspot
USB microUSB 2.0, USB Host 2.0, proprietary reversible connector
Bluetooth 4.0, A2DP, LE 4.0, A2DP, LE
Harmful irradiation SAR - 0.54 W/kg (head)     0.70 W/kg (body)    
SAR EU - 0.25 W/kg (head)     0.27 W/kg (body)    
SAR - 1.18 W/kg (head)     1.18 W/kg (body)    
SAR EU - 0.95 W/kg (head)     0.90 W/kg (body)    

Music and Audio

Radio No No
Headphone jack Yes Yes
Others - Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic - 16-bit/44.1kHz audio
-Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic

Other features

Sensors - Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass , Infrared port - Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Other extras
- ANT+
-S-Voice natural language commands and dictation

- Siri natural language commands and dictation
- Versions: Samsung GALAXY Note 3 Neo 3G N750 Samsung GALAXY Note 3 Neo LTE+ N7505

- Supported LTE Networks

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