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

Comparison: 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
SpecificationsCompareModelsPictures
5.5"
AMOLED

720x1280

8
MP

2mp

2GB
RAM

32bit Quad

3100
mAh

Removable

Alcatel One Touch Idol Alpha
SpecificationsCompareModelsPictures
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

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 SGH-i317 AT&T

Galaxy Note 2 SGH-i317 AT&TvsOne Touch Idol Alpha
 33%33%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
1.6Ghz 32bit Quad-Corevs1.2Ghz 32bit Quad-Core
 100%100%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
2GB LPDDR2vs1GB LPDDR2
 23%23%
+More internal storage for applications and files
16GBvs16GB (13GB user available)
 100%100%
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 64GB vsUntil 32GB
Advantage+This device has a Super AMOLED screen, which are brighter and more vividSuper AMOLEDvsTFT LCD IPS
 17%17%
+Larger screen
5.5"vs4.7"
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 4.2.2 Jelly Bean
 55%55%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
3100 mAhvs2000 mAh
Advantage+The 4G LTE network is newer and faster4G LTEvs3G+ HSPA+
 138%100%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G LTE) 100 Mbpsvs(3G+ HSPA+) 42 Mbps
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 TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cableMicro-B USB - MHLvsNot supported
Advantage+The NFC lets simple and safe communication between near electronic devicesNFCvsNot supported

06 Advantages Alcatel One Touch Idol Alpha

One Touch Idol AlphavsGalaxy Note 2 SGH-i317 AT&T
 56%56%
+Lighter
117 grams (4.1 ounces)vs183 grams (6.41 ounces)
 25%25%
+Thinner
7.5 millimeters (0.3 inches)vs9.4 millimeters (0.37 inches)
 17%17%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
312 PPIvs267 PPI
 60%60%
+Higher resolution main camera
13 megapixelsvs8 megapixels
Advantage+The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areasHDR photo only main cameravsNot supported
Advantage+The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in generalFM with RDSvsNot supported

25 Common items in both devices

+More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos16 million
+Higher resolution screen720 x 1280 pixels
+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
+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
+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 / Dragontrail Glass
+ 17 COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresSamsung Galaxy Note 2 SGH-i317 AT&TAlcatel One Touch Idol Alpha
BrandSamsungAlcatel
ModelGalaxy Note 2 SGH-i317 AT&TOne Touch Idol Alpha
Also known asAT&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 soldfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Release dateNovember, 2012January, 2014
Design / TypeBarBar
Depth9.4 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)
Weight183 grams (6.41 ounces)117 grams (4.1 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Water protectionNot supportedNot supported
Operating system (OS)Samsung Galaxy Note 2 SGH-i317 AT&TAlcatel One Touch Idol Alpha
Operating systemAndroid 4.1.1 Jelly BeanAndroid 4.2.2 Jelly Bean
Firmware updateAndroid 4.3 Jelly Beanfeature not registered
HardwareSamsung Galaxy Note 2 SGH-i317 AT&TAlcatel One Touch Idol Alpha
Architecture - Chipset32bit - Samsung Exynos 4 Quad 441232bit - MediaTek MT6589
CPU processor1.6Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A91.2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A7
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-400PowerVR SGX544
RAM memory2GB LPDDR21GB LPDDR2
Internal storage16GB16GB (13GB user available)
External storageUntil 64GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCUntil 32GB microSD, microSDHC
DisplaySamsung Galaxy Note 2 SGH-i317 AT&TAlcatel One Touch Idol Alpha
Display typeSuper AMOLEDTFT LCD IPS
Screen size5.5" inches4.7" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~68.6% (screen-to-body ratio)~66.3% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Display resolution720 x 1280 pixels720 x 1280 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)267 PPI312 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 2Dragontrail Glass
Mobile networks and dataSamsung Galaxy Note 2 SGH-i317 AT&TAlcatel One Touch Idol Alpha
Dual SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot
micro-SIM (3FF)
1 slot
micro-SIM (3FF)
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
3G networkUMTS 850/1900/2100UMTS 6032A: 850/1900/2100 - 6032X: 900/2100
4G networkLTE 700/850/1700/1900/2100Not supported
Data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+
2G network SIM2Not supportedNot supported
3G network SIM2Not supportedNot supported
4G network SIM2Not supportedNot supported
Data network SIM2Not supportedNot supported
Maximum download/upload100/50 Mbps42/11 Mbps
Messaging and callingSamsung Galaxy Note 2 SGH-i317 AT&TAlcatel One Touch Idol Alpha
MessagingSMS (Swype), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder
Primary camera / Back cameraSamsung Galaxy Note 2 SGH-i317 AT&TAlcatel One Touch Idol Alpha
Main camera8 megapixels13 megapixels
Main camera resolution3264 x 2448 pixels4128 x 3096 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, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedNot supported
HDRNot supportedHDR photo only main camera
Front camera / Secondary cameraSamsung Galaxy Note 2 SGH-i317 AT&TAlcatel One Touch Idol Alpha
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 SGH-i317 AT&TAlcatel One Touch Idol Alpha
RadioNot supportedFM with RDS
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, DivX, XviD, H.264, H.263, WMVMP4, H.264
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+, AC3, FLACMP3, WAV, AAC+
Connectivity and interfacesSamsung Galaxy Note 2 SGH-i317 AT&TAlcatel One Touch Idol Alpha
USBUSB 2.0 Micro-B (Micro-USB)USB 2.0 Micro-B (Micro-USB)
TV outputMicro-B USB - MHLNot supported
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
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging
Infrared portfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy Note 2 SGH-i317 AT&TAlcatel One Touch Idol Alpha
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerYes / NoYes / No
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
- Oleophobic coating screen
- HD Voice
- WiFi display
- WiFi direct
- WiFi hotspot
- EAP SIM
Power supply and autonomySamsung Galaxy Note 2 SGH-i317 AT&TAlcatel One Touch Idol Alpha
Battery technologyLithium ion - RemovableLithium ion - Non removable
Battery capacity3100 mAh2000 mAh
Battery modelfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Talk time900 minutes | 15 hours | 0.6 day600 minutes | 10 hours | 0.4 day
Standby18000 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, Colombiafeature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registeredfeature not registered

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