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Samsung Galaxy Note 3 (SM-N9000 32GB) vs Google Pixel 2 (128GB)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy Note 3 vs Google Pixel 2 phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Google Pixel 2 X Samsung Galaxy Note 3 (SM-N9000 32GB) 10Points
5.7"
AMOLED

1080x1920

13
MP

2.1mp

3GB
RAM

Octa-core

3200
mAh

(Removable)

vs
23Points Google Pixel 2 (128GB) Compare Samsung Galaxy Note 3 X
5"
AMOLED

1080x1920

12.2
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

Octa-core

2700
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Google Pixel 2 (128GB)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

Galaxy Note 3 (SM-N9000 32GB)} 10 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Note 3 (SM-N9000 32GB) vs Pixel 2 (128GB)} 23 Advantages Google Pixel 2 (128GB)
+Until 64GB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsAMOLED
+5.7"14%
Larger screen
vs5"
+(back) 13MP5%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 12.2MP
+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+HumidityAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+TemperatureAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+3200 mAh19%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs2700 mAh
+Li-Ion: lithium-ion (Removable)Advantage
Removable battery can be replaced easily
vsLi-Ion: lithium-ion (Non removable)
+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
vsType-C jack with 3.5mm jack adapter
1.9GHz 32bit Octa-corevs+2.35GHz 64bit Octa-core (10nm)94%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
3GB LPDDR3vs+4GB LPDDR4X33%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
32GB (22GB available)vs+128GB (114GB available)4 times
More internal storage for applications and files
eMMC 4.5vs+UFS 2.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
168 grams (5.88 ounces)vs+143 grams (5.01 ounces)17%
Lighter
8.3 millimeters (0.33 inches)vs+7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)6%
Thinner
Plastic body, glass frontvs+Aluminum frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
386 PPIvs+441 PPI14%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
LED flashvs+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
EIS: Digital stabilizationvs+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
HDR photo/video only main cameravs+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
1/3.1" inchesvs+1/2.55" inches22%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
f/2.2 (aperture)vs+f/1.8 (aperture)22%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
(front) 2.1MPvs+(front) 8MP3 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Full HD (1920x1080)vs+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
Android 5.0 Lollipopvs+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
3G+ HSPA+vs+4G LTE-AAdvantage
The 4G LTE-A network is newer and faster
(3G+ HSPA+) 42 Mbpsvs+(4G LTE-A) 800 Mbps18 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
4.0 + A2DPvs+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
MicroUSB 3.0, USB OTG On-The-Govs+USB 3.1 Type-C reversible connectorAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
MicroUSB 3.0, USB OTG On-The-Govs+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
Not supportedvs+IP67 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

19 Common items in both devices
16 million
1080x1920 pixels
Only digital zoom
Autofocus / LDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocus
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
Capacitive
Multitouch
+12 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Galaxy Note 3 (SM-N9000 32GB)Google Pixel 2 (128GB)
ModelGalaxy Note 3 (SM-N9000 32GB)Pixel 2 (128GB)
Other model namesSamsung Galaxy Note 3 (3G) N9000Q, Galaxy Note IIIGoogle Pixel 2 G011A, HTC Walleye
Country or region availablefeature not registered(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandSamsungGoogle
Release date9/4/201310/1/2017
Depth8.3 millimeters (0.33 inches)7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)79.2 x 151.2 millimeters (3.12 x 5.95 in)69.7 x 145.7 millimeters (2.74 x 5.74 in)
Weight168 grams (5.88 ounces)143 grams (5.01 ounces)
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedIP67 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1 meter and 30min

📲 Display

Galaxy Note 3 (SM-N9000 32GB)Google Pixel 2 (128GB)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDAMOLED
Screen size5.7" inches5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~74.8% (screen-to-body ratio)~67.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x1920 pixels1080x1920 pixels (16:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)386 PPI441 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Gorilla Glass 5
Refresh ratefeature not registered60Hz
Display featuresfeature not registeredAlways-On Display

🤖 Operating System

Galaxy Note 3 (SM-N9000 32GB)Google Pixel 2 (128GB)
System versionAndroid 4.3 Jelly BeanAndroid 8.0 Oreo
Firmware updateAndroid 5.0 LollipopAndroid 10
User Interfacefeature not registeredfeature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Galaxy Note 3 (SM-N9000 32GB)Google Pixel 2 (128GB)
Chipset32bit: Samsung Exynos 5 Octa 5420 (28nm)64bit: Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 (MSM8998) (10nm)
CPUOcta-core, 2 processors:
4x 1.9GHz ARM Cortex-A15 (Quad-core)
4x 1.3GHz ARM Cortex-A7 (Quad-core)
Octa-core, 2 processors:
4x 2.35GHz Kryo 280 (Quad-core)
4x 1.9GHz Kryo 280 (Quad-core)
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-T628 MP6Qualcomm Adreno 540 (670-710MHz)
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredGeekbench: 6437 (v4.4)
GFXBench: 26fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)

💽 Memory and storage

Galaxy Note 3 (SM-N9000 32GB)Google Pixel 2 (128GB)
RAM memory3GB LPDDR34GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage32GB (22GB available)
eMMC 4.5
128GB (114GB available)
UFS 2.1
External storageUntil 64GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Not supported

📶 Mobile networks

Galaxy Note 3 (SM-N9000 32GB)Google Pixel 2 (128GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum Download / Upload42/5.76 Mbps800/75 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bands Expand band details Collapse details
GSM MHz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1900/2100CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkNot supportedLTE Cat15 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 32, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+GPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported

📷 Camera

Galaxy Note 3 (SM-N9000 32GB)Google Pixel 2 (128GB)
Back camera (main camera)13 megapixels12.2 megapixels
Main camera resolution4128x3096 pixels4032x3024 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 60 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashDual-LED flash
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length31mm lens27mm lens
Sensor size1/3.1" inches1/2.55" inches
Pixel size1.12µm pixel1.4µm pixel
AutofocusAutofocusLDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedSupported
HDRHDR photo/video only main cameraHDR photo on both cameras
Camera extrasfeature not registered4K@30fps
1080p@30/60fps
1080p@120fps (slow motion)
720p@240fps (slow motion)

📸 Front camera

Galaxy Note 3 (SM-N9000 32GB)Google Pixel 2 (128GB)
Front camera (secondary)2.1 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution1920x1080 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.4 (aperture)f/2.4 (aperture)
Focal length27mm lens25mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/3.2" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.4µm pixel

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Galaxy Note 3 (SM-N9000 32GB)Google Pixel 2 (128GB)
LoudspeakerSupportedSupported
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, DivX, XviD, H.264, H.263, WMVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+, AC3, FLACMP3, WAV, OGG, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Galaxy Note 3 (SM-N9000 32GB)Google Pixel 2 (128GB)
USBMicroUSB 3.0, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 3.1 Type-C reversible connector
Audio output3.5mm jackType-C jack with 3.5mm jack adapter
TV outputMicro-B USB MHL-2Not supported
Bluetooth4.0 + A2DP5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac [wifi5] (2.4GHz, 5GHz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac [wifi5] (2.4GHz, 5GHz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNASupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
NFCSupportedSupported
Infrared portSupportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Galaxy Note 3 (SM-N9000 32GB)Google Pixel 2 (128GB)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient light sensor
ANT+
Barometer
Compass
Gesture
Gyroscope
Humidity
Proximity sensor
Temperature
Accelerometer
Ambient light sensor
Barometer
Compass
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Galaxy Note 3 (SM-N9000 32GB)Google Pixel 2 (128GB)
Battery typeLi-Ion: lithium-ion (Removable)Li-Ion: lithium-ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity3200 mAh2700 mAh
Charger, wattsWired charging10.5W Wired fast charging
USB Power Delivery 2.0
Inductive / wireless chargingfeature not registeredNot supported
Talk time autonomy21 hoursfeature not registered
Standby420 hours (17.5 days)feature not registered

➕ Other features

Galaxy Note 3 (SM-N9000 32GB)Google Pixel 2 (128GB)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
MessagingSMS (Swype), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Hands-free callingSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
Miscellaneous• Colors: Black, White, Pink
• Samsung TouchWiz UX
• Dual Shot camera
• S-Voice
• Dropbox 50GB
• Java framework
• Colors: Kinda Blue, Just Black, Clearly White

☢️ Radiation rate

Galaxy Note 3 (SM-N9000 32GB)Google Pixel 2 (128GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.29W/kg (head), 0.36W/kg (body)feature not registered
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