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Samsung Galaxy Note 2 SGH-i317 AT&T vs Alcatel One Touch Idol Alpha

Comparing side by side, pros and cons and the differences between Samsung Galaxy Note 2 SGH-i317 AT&T vs Alcatel One Touch Idol Alpha phones. Which is the best phone?

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17 Samsung Galaxy Note 2 SGH-i317 AT&T vs 06 Alcatel One Touch Idol Alpha

Samsung Galaxy Note 2 SGH-i317 AT&T
Specifications Compare Models Pictures
5.5"
AMOLED

720x1280

8
MP

2mp

2GB
RAM

32bit Quad

3100
mAh

Removable

Alcatel One Touch Idol Alpha
Specifications Compare Pictures
4.7"
IPS

720x1280

13
MP

1.3mp

1GB
RAM

32bit Quad

2000
mAh

Non removable

What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Samsung Galaxy Note 2 SGH-i317 AT&T

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17 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Note 2 SGH-i317 AT&T

Galaxy Note 2 SGH-i317 AT&T vs One Touch Idol Alpha
 33%33%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
1.6Ghz 32bit Quad-Core vs 1.2Ghz 32bit Quad-Core
 100%100%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
2GB LPDDR2 vs 1GB LPDDR2
 23%23%
+More internal storage for applications and files
16GB vs 16GB (13GB user available)
 100%100%
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 64GB vs Until 32GB
Advantage+This device has a Super AMOLED screen, which are brighter and more vivid Super AMOLED vs TFT LCD IPS
 17%17%
+Larger screen
5.5" vs 4.7"
Advantage+The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness BSI sensor vs Not supported
 46%46%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
2 megapixels vs 1.3 megapixels
Advantage+Android 4.3 Jelly Bean is newer and safer Android 4.3 Jelly Bean vs Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean
 55%55%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
3100 mAh vs 2000 mAh
Advantage+The 4G LTE network is newer and faster 4G LTE vs 3G+ HSPA+
 138%100%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G LTE) 100 Mbps vs (3G+ HSPA+) 42 Mbps
Advantage+Sensors help you use the device Gyroscope vs Not supported
Advantage+Sensors help you use the device Barometer vs Not supported
Advantage+Removable battery can be replaced easily Lithium ion - Removable vs Lithium ion - Non removable
Advantage+The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cable Micro-B USB - MHL vs Not supported
Advantage+The NFC lets simple and safe communication between near electronic devices NFC vs Not supported

06 Advantages Alcatel One Touch Idol Alpha

One Touch Idol Alpha vs Galaxy Note 2 SGH-i317 AT&T
 56%56%
+Lighter
117 grams (4.1 ounces) vs 183 grams (6.41 ounces)
 25%25%
+Thinner
7.5 millimeters (0.3 inches) vs 9.4 millimeters (0.37 inches)
 17%17%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
312 PPI vs 267 PPI
 60%60%
+Higher resolution main camera
13 megapixels vs 8 megapixels
Advantage+The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas HDR photo only main camera vs Not supported
Advantage+The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general FM with RDS vs Not supported

25 Common items in both devices

+More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos 16 million
+Higher resolution screen 720 x 1280 pixels
+The LED flash helps in dark places or in low light LED flash
+The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures Only digital zoom
+You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focus Autofocus
+More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels)
+More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera HD (1280 x 720 pixels)
+Better touchscreen. The capacitive screen is much more sensitive Capacitive
+Better touch type. Multitouch allows to use more fingers at the same time Multitouch
+Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores 3.5mm jack
+Sensors help you use the device Accelerometer
+Sensors help you use the device Proximity
+Sensors help you use the device Compass
+Sensors help you use the device Ambient Light
+Speakerphone is useful when you are driving and on other occasions Speakerphone
+The video calling allows to make calls with voice and video Video calling
+The vibration of the device aids in the use of several features Vibrating alert
+Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality Active noise cancellation
+It's harder to lose yourself in the city with GPS on your device A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS / A-GPS, GeoTagging
+WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n / 802.11 b/g/n is newer and faster 802.11 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 device DLNA
+Bluetooth 4.0 version with A2DP is newer and faster 4.0 version with A2DP
+More speed data transfer as mp3 and photos via USB USB 2.0 Micro-B (Micro-USB)
+Better sites viewing on the internet HTML, XHTML, HTML5
+Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys Gorilla Glass 2 / Dragontrail Glass
+ 17 COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical features Samsung Galaxy Note 2 SGH-i317 AT&TAlcatel One Touch Idol Alpha
Brand SamsungAlcatel
Model Galaxy Note 2 SGH-i317 AT&TOne Touch Idol Alpha
Also known as AT&T Samsung Galaxy Note 2 LTE i317M, Samsung SGH-i317MAlcatel One Touch Idol Alpha 6032A, OneTouch Idol Alfa 6032X
Country or region where it's sold feature not registeredfeature not registered
Release date November, 2012January, 2014
Design / Type BarBar
Depth 9.4 millimeters (0.37 inches)7.5 millimeters (0.3 inches)
Size (width x height) 80.5 x 151.1 millimeters (3.17 x 5.95 in)66.6 x 138 millimeters (2.62 x 5.43 in)
Weight 183 grams (6.41 ounces)117 grams (4.1 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboard Not supportedNot supported
Antenna Internal antennaInternal antenna
Water protection Not supportedNot supported
Operating system (OS) Samsung Galaxy Note 2 SGH-i317 AT&TAlcatel One Touch Idol Alpha
Operating system Android 4.1.1 Jelly BeanAndroid 4.2.2 Jelly Bean
Firmware update Android 4.3 Jelly Beanfeature not registered
Hardware Samsung Galaxy Note 2 SGH-i317 AT&TAlcatel One Touch Idol Alpha
Architecture - Chipset 32bit - Samsung Exynos 4 Quad 441232bit - MediaTek MT6589
CPU processor 1.6Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A91.2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A7
GPU graphical controller ARM Mali-400PowerVR SGX544
RAM memory 2GB LPDDR21GB LPDDR2
Internal storage 16GB16GB (13GB user available)
External storage Until 64GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCUntil 32GB microSD, microSDHC
Display Samsung Galaxy Note 2 SGH-i317 AT&TAlcatel One Touch Idol Alpha
Display type Super AMOLEDTFT LCD IPS
Screen size 5.5" inches4.7" inches
Screen-to-body ratio ~68.6% (screen-to-body ratio)~66.3% (screen-to-body ratio)
Touchscreen Capacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Display resolution 720 x 1280 pixels720 x 1280 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch) 267 PPI312 PPI
Colors 16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glass Gorilla Glass 2Dragontrail Glass
Mobile networks and data Samsung Galaxy Note 2 SGH-i317 AT&TAlcatel One Touch Idol Alpha
Dual SIM Not supportedNot supported
SIM card 1 slot
micro-SIM (3FF)
1 slot
micro-SIM (3FF)
GSM Mhz band Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
2G network GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
3G network UMTS 850/1900/2100UMTS 6032A: 850/1900/2100 - 6032X: 900/2100
4G network LTE 700/850/1700/1900/2100Not supported
Data network GPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+
2G network SIM2 Not supportedNot supported
3G network SIM2 Not supportedNot supported
4G network SIM2 Not supportedNot supported
Data network SIM2 Not supportedNot supported
Maximum speed download 100 Mbps42 Mbps
Maximum speed upload 50 Mbps11 Mbps
Messaging and calling Samsung Galaxy Note 2 SGH-i317 AT&TAlcatel One Touch Idol Alpha
Messaging SMS (Swype), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Speakerphone SupportedSupported
Video calling SupportedSupported
Call control Voice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder
Primary camera / Back camera Samsung Galaxy Note 2 SGH-i317 AT&TAlcatel One Touch Idol Alpha
Main camera 8 megapixels13 megapixels
Main camera resolution 3264 x 2448 pixels4128 x 3096 pixels
Video recording (primary) Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) 30 fpsFull HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) 30 fps
Flash LED flashLED flash
Focal aperture feature not registeredfeature not registered
Focal length feature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size feature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel size feature not registeredfeature not registered
Autofocus AutofocusAutofocus
Touch focus SupportedSupported
Image stabilization feature not registeredfeature not registered
Zoom Only digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detection Face detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensor SupportedNot supported
HDR Not supportedHDR photo only main camera
Front camera / Secondary camera Samsung Galaxy Note 2 SGH-i317 AT&TAlcatel One Touch Idol Alpha
Front camera 2 megapixels1.3 megapixels
Front camera resolution 1600 x 1200 pixels1280 x 1024 pixels
Video recording (secondary) HD (1280 x 720 pixels)HD (1280 x 720 pixels)
Front flash Not supportedNot supported
Focal aperture feature not registeredfeature not registered
Focal length feature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size feature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel size feature not registeredfeature not registered
Multimedia Samsung Galaxy Note 2 SGH-i317 AT&TAlcatel One Touch Idol Alpha
Radio Not supportedFM with RDS
TV Not supportedNot supported
Video formats MP4, DivX, XviD, H.264, H.263, WMVMP4, H.264
Audio formats MP3, WAV, eAAC+, AC3, FLACMP3, WAV, AAC+
Connectivity and interfaces Samsung Galaxy Note 2 SGH-i317 AT&TAlcatel One Touch Idol Alpha
USB USB 2.0 Micro-B (Micro-USB)USB 2.0 Micro-B (Micro-USB)
TV output Micro-B USB - MHLNot supported
Audio output 3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth 4.0 version with A2DP4.0 version with A2DP
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n802.11 b/g/n
DLNA SupportedSupported
NFC SupportedNot supported
GPS A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging
Infrared port feature not registeredfeature not registered
Other functions Samsung Galaxy Note 2 SGH-i317 AT&TAlcatel One Touch Idol Alpha
Active noise cancellation SupportedSupported
Vibrating alert SupportedSupported
Ringtones Polyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browser HTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Flash player Not supportedNot supported
Java SupportedSupported
Sensors Accelerometer
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
- Oleophobic coating screen
- HD Voice
- WiFi display
- WiFi direct
- WiFi hotspot
- EAP SIM
Power supply and autonomy Samsung Galaxy Note 2 SGH-i317 AT&TAlcatel One Touch Idol Alpha
Battery technology Lithium ion - RemovableLithium ion - Non removable
Battery capacity 3100 mAh2000 mAh
Battery model feature not registeredfeature not registered
Talk time 900 minutes | 15 hours | 0.6 day600 minutes | 10 hours | 0.4 day
Standby 18000 minutes | 300 hours | 12.5 days21600 minutes | 360 hours | 15 days
Specific absorption rate (radiation) Samsung Galaxy Note 2 SGH-i317 AT&TAlcatel One Touch Idol Alpha
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombia feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR European Union, UK feature not registeredfeature not registered

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