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Samsung Galaxy Note SGH-i717 AT&T vs Samsung Galaxy Note 2 SGH-i317 AT&T

Comparison: side by side, pros and cons and the differences between Samsung Galaxy Note SGH-i717 AT&T vs Samsung Galaxy Note 2 SGH-i317 AT&T phones. Which is the best phone?

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03 Samsung Galaxy Note SGH-i717 AT&T vs 11 Samsung Galaxy Note 2 SGH-i317 AT&T

Samsung Galaxy Note SGH-i717 AT&T
SpecificationsCompareModelsPictures
5.3"
AMOLED

800x1280

8
MP

2mp

1GB
RAM

32bit Dual

2500
mAh

Removable

Samsung Galaxy Note 2 SGH-i317 AT&T
SpecificationsCompareModelsPictures
5.5"
AMOLED

720x1280

8
MP

2mp

2GB
RAM

32bit Quad

3100
mAh

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!


03 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Note SGH-i717 AT&T

Galaxy Note SGH-i717 AT&TvsGalaxy Note 2 SGH-i317 AT&T
 3%3%
+Lighter
178 grams (6.23 ounces)vs183 grams (6.41 ounces)
 11%11%
+Higher resolution screen
800 x 1280 pixelsvs720 x 1280 pixels
 7%7%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
285 PPIvs267 PPI

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

Galaxy Note 2 SGH-i317 AT&TvsGalaxy Note SGH-i717 AT&T
 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
 100%100%
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 64GB vsUntil 32GB
 3%3%
+Thinner
9.4 millimeters (0.37 inches)vs9.65 millimeters (0.38 inches)
 4%4%
+Larger screen
5.5"vs5.3"
Advantage+The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightnessBSI sensorvsNot supported
 2 times100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
HD (1280 x 720 pixels)vsVGA (640 x 480 pixels)
Advantage+Android 4.3 Jelly Bean is newer and saferAndroid 4.3 Jelly BeanvsAndroid 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich ICS
 24%24%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
3100 mAhvs2500 mAh
Advantage+Bluetooth 4.0 version with A2DP is newer and faster4.0 version with A2DPvs3.0 version with A2DP
Advantage+Better sites viewing on the internetHTML, XHTML, HTML5vsHTML, XHTML

32 Common items in both devices

+More internal storage for applications and files16GB user available
+This device has a Super AMOLED screen, which are brighter and more vividSuper AMOLED
+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
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies2 megapixels
+More image quality for recording videos with the primary cameraFull HD (1920 x 1080 pixels)
+The 4G LTE network is newer and faster4G LTE
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files100 Mbps
+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
+Sensors help you use the deviceGyroscope
+Sensors help you use the deviceBarometer
+Removable battery can be replaced easilyLithium ion - Removable
+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
+It's harder to lose yourself in the city with GPS on your deviceA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
+WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n is newer and faster802.11 a/b/g/n
+With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible deviceDLNA
+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)
+Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keysGorilla Glass / Gorilla Glass 2
+ 24 COMMON ITEMS

Check the comparison table below for more items that are not evaluated in comparison score above.

Model and physical featuresSamsung Galaxy Note SGH-i717 AT&TSamsung Galaxy Note 2 SGH-i317 AT&T
BrandSamsungSamsung
ModelGalaxy Note SGH-i717 AT&TGalaxy Note 2 SGH-i317 AT&T
Also known asAT&T Samsung Galaxy Note 4G LTE i717, Samsung SGH-i717AT&T Samsung Galaxy Note 2 LTE i317M, Samsung SGH-i317M
Country or region where it's soldfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Release dateFebruary, 2012November, 2012
Design / TypeBarBar
Depth9.65 millimeters (0.38 inches)9.4 millimeters (0.37 inches)
Size (width x height)82.95 x 146.85 millimeters (3.27 x 5.78 in)80.5 x 151.1 millimeters (3.17 x 5.95 in)
Weight178 grams (6.23 ounces)183 grams (6.41 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Water protectionNot supportedNot supported
Operating system (OS)Samsung Galaxy Note SGH-i717 AT&TSamsung Galaxy Note 2 SGH-i317 AT&T
Operating systemAndroid 2.3.6 GingerbreadAndroid 4.1.1 Jelly Bean
Firmware updateAndroid 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich ICSAndroid 4.3 Jelly Bean
HardwareSamsung Galaxy Note SGH-i717 AT&TSamsung Galaxy Note 2 SGH-i317 AT&T
Architecture - Chipset32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon S3 MSM866032bit - Samsung Exynos 4 Quad 4412
CPU processor1.5Ghz Dual-Core Scorpion1.6Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A9
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 220ARM Mali-400
RAM memory1GB LPDDR22GB LPDDR2
Internal storage16GB16GB
External storageUntil 32GB microSD, microSDHCUntil 64GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
DisplaySamsung Galaxy Note SGH-i717 AT&TSamsung Galaxy Note 2 SGH-i317 AT&T
Display typeSuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size5.3" inches5.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~66.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~68.6% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution800 x 1280 pixels720 x 1280 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)285 PPI267 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla GlassGorilla Glass 2
Mobile networks and dataSamsung Galaxy Note SGH-i717 AT&TSamsung Galaxy Note 2 SGH-i317 AT&T
Dual SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot
Standard mini-SIM (2FF)
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 850/1900/2100
4G networkLTE 700/1700/2100LTE 700/850/1700/1900/2100
Data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTEGPRS, 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/upload100/50 Mbps100/50 Mbps
Messaging and callingSamsung Galaxy Note SGH-i717 AT&TSamsung Galaxy Note 2 SGH-i317 AT&T
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 SGH-i717 AT&TSamsung Galaxy Note 2 SGH-i317 AT&T
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 aperturef/2.6 (aperture)feature 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 sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRNot supportedNot supported
Front camera / Secondary cameraSamsung Galaxy Note SGH-i717 AT&TSamsung Galaxy Note 2 SGH-i317 AT&T
Front camera2 megapixels2 megapixels
Front camera resolution1600 x 1200 pixels1600 x 1200 pixels
Video recording (secondary)VGA (640 x 480 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 SGH-i717 AT&TSamsung Galaxy Note 2 SGH-i317 AT&T
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, DivX, XviD, H.263, H.264, WMVMP4, DivX, XviD, H.264, H.263, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+, AC3, FLACMP3, WAV, eAAC+, AC3, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesSamsung Galaxy Note SGH-i717 AT&TSamsung Galaxy Note 2 SGH-i317 AT&T
USBUSB 2.0 Micro-B (Micro-USB)USB 2.0 Micro-B (Micro-USB)
TV outputMicro-B USB - MHLMicro-B USB - MHL
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth3.0 version with A2DP4.0 version with A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n802.11 a/b/g/n
DLNASupportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy Note SGH-i717 AT&TSamsung Galaxy Note 2 SGH-i317 AT&T
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTMLHTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerSupportedYes / No
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Other features- Colors: Carbon Blue, Ceramic White
- Samsung TouchWiz UI 4.0
- USB On-The-Go 1.3
- Panorama shot
- S Pen stylus
- HAC M3/T3
- WiFi Direct
- WiFi hotspot
- 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
Power supply and autonomySamsung Galaxy Note SGH-i717 AT&TSamsung Galaxy Note 2 SGH-i317 AT&T
Battery technologyLithium ion - RemovableLithium ion - Removable
Battery capacity2500 mAh3100 mAh
Battery modelfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Talk time600 minutes | 10 hours | 0.4 day900 minutes | 15 hours | 0.6 day
Standby15120 minutes | 252 hours | 10.5 days18000 minutes | 300 hours | 12.5 days
Specific absorption rate (radiation)Samsung Galaxy Note SGH-i717 AT&TSamsung Galaxy Note 2 SGH-i317 AT&T
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombia0.41 W/Kg (head) | 1.43 W/Kg (body)feature not registered
SAR European Union, UK0.16 W/Kg (head)feature not registered

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