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Samsung Galaxy Note 2 GT-N7100 64GB vs Motorola Photon Q 4G LTE XT897

Comparison: side by side, pros and cons and the differences between Samsung Galaxy Note 2 GT-N7100 64GB vs Motorola Photon Q 4G LTE XT897 phones. Which is the best phone?

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17 Samsung Galaxy Note 2 GT-N7100 64GB vs 04 Motorola Photon Q 4G LTE XT897

Samsung Galaxy Note 2 GT-N7100 64GB
SpecificationsCompareModelsPictures
5.5"
AMOLED

720x1280

8
MP

2mp

2GB
RAM

32bit Quad

3100
mAh

Removable

Motorola Photon Q 4G LTE XT897
SpecificationsCompareModelsPictures
4.3"
TFT

540x960

8
MP

1.3mp

1GB
RAM

32bit Dual

1785
mAh

Non removable

What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Samsung Galaxy Note 2 GT-N7100 64GB

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal, so don't just evaluate it. Our goal is to help, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which is the best phone! Comment!


17 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Note 2 GT-N7100 64GB

Galaxy Note 2 GT-N7100 64GBvsPhoton Q 4G LTE XT897
 24%24%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
1.6Ghz 32bit Quad-Corevs1.5Ghz 32bit Dual-Core
 100%100%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
2GB LPDDR2vs1GB LPDDR2
 12 times100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
64GBvs8GB (5GB user available)
 100%100%
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 64GB vsUntil 32GB
 46%46%
+Thinner
9.4 millimeters (0.37 inches)vs13.7 millimeters (0.54 inches)
Advantage+This device has a Super AMOLED screen, which are brighter and more vividSuper AMOLEDvsTFT LCD
 78%78%
+Higher resolution screen
720 x 1280 pixelsvs540 x 960 pixels
 4%4%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
267 PPIvs256 PPI
 28%28%
+Larger screen
5.5"vs4.3"
Advantage+The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightnessBSI sensorvsNot supported
 46%46%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
2 megapixelsvs1.3 megapixels
Advantage+Android 4.3 Jelly Bean is newer and saferAndroid 4.3 Jelly BeanvsAndroid 4.1.2 Jelly Bean
 74%74%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
3100 mAhvs1785 mAh
Advantage+Sensors help you use the deviceGyroscopevsNot supported
Advantage+Sensors help you use the deviceBarometervsNot supported
Advantage+Removable battery can be replaced easilyLithium ion - RemovablevsLithium ion - Non removable
Advantage+The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in generalFM with RDSvsNot supported

04 Advantages Motorola Photon Q 4G LTE XT897

Photon Q 4G LTE XT897vsGalaxy Note 2 GT-N7100 64GB
 8%8%
+Lighter
170 grams (5.95 ounces)vs183 grams (6.41 ounces)
Advantage+The 4G LTE network is newer and faster4G LTEvs3G+ HSPA+
 4 times100%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G LTE) 100 Mbpsvs(3G+ HSPA+) 21 Mbps
Advantage+Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for exampleWater resistant (Splash)vsNot supported

27 Common items in both devices

+More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos16 million
+Higher resolution main camera8 megapixels
+The LED flash helps in dark places or in low lightLED flash
+The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take picturesOnly digital zoom
+You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focusAutofocus
+More image quality for recording videos with the primary cameraFull HD (1920 x 1080 pixels)
+More image quality for recording videos with the secondary cameraHD (1280 x 720 pixels)
+Better touchscreen. The capacitive screen is much more sensitiveCapacitive
+Better touch type. Multitouch allows to use more fingers at the same timeMultitouch
+Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores3.5mm jack
+Sensors help you use the deviceAccelerometer
+Sensors help you use the deviceProximity
+Sensors help you use the deviceCompass
+Sensors help you use the deviceAmbient Light
+Speakerphone is useful when you are driving and on other occasionsSpeakerphone
+The video calling allows to make calls with voice and videoVideo calling
+The vibration of the device aids in the use of several featuresVibrating alert
+Noise-canceling microphone allows better call qualityActive noise cancellation
+The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cableMicro-B USB - MHL / Micro HDMI Type D
+It's harder to lose yourself in the city with GPS on your deviceA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS / A-GPS, GeoTagging
+WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n / 802.11 b/g/n is newer and faster802.11 a/b/g/n / 802.11 b/g/n
+With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible deviceDLNA
+Bluetooth 4.0 version with A2DP is newer and faster4.0 version with A2DP
+The NFC lets simple and safe communication between near electronic devicesNFC
+More speed data transfer as mp3 and photos via USBUSB 2.0 Micro-B (Micro-USB)
+Better sites viewing on the internetHTML, XHTML, HTML5
+Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keysGorilla Glass 2 / Gorilla Glass
+ 19 COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresSamsung Galaxy Note 2 GT-N7100 64GBMotorola Photon Q 4G LTE XT897
BrandSamsungMotorola
ModelGalaxy Note 2 GT-N7100 64GBPhoton Q 4G LTE XT897
Also known asSamsung Galaxy Note II N7100 64GB, Samsung GT-N7100Motorola Photon Q 4G LTE Sprint, Motorola Asant
Country or region where it's soldfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Release dateSeptember, 2012August, 2012
Design / TypeBarBar
Depth9.4 millimeters (0.37 inches)13.7 millimeters (0.54 inches)
Size (width x height)80.5 x 151.1 millimeters (3.17 x 5.95 in)66 x 126.4 millimeters (2.6 x 4.98 in)
Weight183 grams (6.41 ounces)170 grams (5.95 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedRetractable QWERTY keyboard
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Water protectionNot supportedWater resistant (Splash)
Operating system (OS)Samsung Galaxy Note 2 GT-N7100 64GBMotorola Photon Q 4G LTE XT897
Operating systemAndroid 4.1.1 Jelly BeanAndroid 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich ICS
Firmware updateAndroid 4.3 Jelly BeanAndroid 4.1.2 Jelly Bean
HardwareSamsung Galaxy Note 2 GT-N7100 64GBMotorola Photon Q 4G LTE XT897
Architecture - Chipset32bit - Samsung Exynos 4 Quad 441232bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM8960
CPU processor1.6Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A91.5Ghz Dual-Core Krait
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-400feature not registered
RAM memory2GB LPDDR21GB LPDDR2
Internal storage64GB8GB (5GB user available)
External storageUntil 64GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCUntil 32GB microSD, microSDHC
DisplaySamsung Galaxy Note 2 GT-N7100 64GBMotorola Photon Q 4G LTE XT897
Display typeSuper AMOLEDTFT LCD
Screen size5.5" inches4.3" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~68.6% (screen-to-body ratio)~61.1% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution720 x 1280 pixels540 x 960 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)267 PPI256 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 2Gorilla Glass
Mobile networks and dataSamsung Galaxy Note 2 GT-N7100 64GBMotorola Photon Q 4G LTE XT897
Dual SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot
micro-SIM (3FF)
1 slot
Standard mini-SIM (2FF)
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
3G networkUMTS 850/900/1900/2100CDMA2000 1xEV-DO, UMTS 850/1900/2100
4G networkNot supportedLTE 1900
Data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, GPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE
2G network SIM2Not supportedNot supported
3G network SIM2Not supportedNot supported
4G network SIM2Not supportedNot supported
Data network SIM2Not supportedNot supported
Maximum download/upload21/5.76 Mbps100/50 Mbps
Messaging and callingSamsung Galaxy Note 2 GT-N7100 64GBMotorola Photon Q 4G LTE XT897
MessagingSMS (Swype), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (Swype), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
Primary camera / Back cameraSamsung Galaxy Note 2 GT-N7100 64GBMotorola Photon Q 4G LTE XT897
Main camera8 megapixels8 megapixels
Main camera resolution3264 x 2448 pixels3264 x 2448 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) 30 fpsFull HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusAutofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationfeature not registeredfeature not registered
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection
BSI sensorSupportedNot supported
HDRNot supportedNot supported
Front camera / Secondary cameraSamsung Galaxy Note 2 GT-N7100 64GBMotorola Photon Q 4G LTE XT897
Front camera2 megapixels1.3 megapixels
Front camera resolution1600 x 1200 pixels1280 x 1024 pixels
Video recording (secondary)HD (1280 x 720 pixels)HD (1280 x 720 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy Note 2 GT-N7100 64GBMotorola Photon Q 4G LTE XT897
RadioFM with RDSNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, DivX, XviD, H.264, H.263, WMVMP4, H.264, H.263, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+, AC3, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, AAC+
Connectivity and interfacesSamsung Galaxy Note 2 GT-N7100 64GBMotorola Photon Q 4G LTE XT897
USBUSB 2.0 Micro-B (Micro-USB)USB 2.0 Micro-B (Micro-USB)
TV outputMicro-B USB - MHLMicro HDMI Type D
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.0 version with A2DP4.0 version with A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n802.11 b/g/n
DLNASupportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging
Infrared portfeature not registeredNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy Note 2 GT-N7100 64GBMotorola Photon Q 4G LTE XT897
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerYes / NoSupported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Other features- Colors: Titanium Gray, Marble White
- USB On-The-Go 1.3 compliant
- Samsung TouchWiz interface
- SoundAlive
- Touch Focus
- Panorama Shot
- S Pen stylus
- Active noise cancellation
- DLNA
- WiFi Direct
- WiFi Mobile Hotspot
- Colors: Black
- HDMI 1.4 connector
- Dual-mode CDMA/GSM phone
- Motorola SmartActions
- DLNA
- HAC (M3/T3)
- 3D stereo sound
- 3G/4G Wi-Fi Mobile Hotspot up to 8 devices
- ColorBoost display
- Splash-proof phone
Power supply and autonomySamsung Galaxy Note 2 GT-N7100 64GBMotorola Photon Q 4G LTE XT897
Battery technologyLithium ion - RemovableLithium ion - Non removable
Battery capacity3100 mAh1785 mAh
Battery modelfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Talk time960 minutes | 16 hours | 0.7 day450 minutes | 7.5 hours | 0.3 day
Standby53400 minutes | 890 hours | 37.1 days13200 minutes | 220 hours | 9.2 days
Specific absorption rate (radiation)Samsung Galaxy Note 2 GT-N7100 64GBMotorola Photon Q 4G LTE XT897
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registeredfeature not registered

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