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Samsung Galaxy Note 3 (SM-N9005) vs Samsung Galaxy S5 mini (LTE SM-G800F)

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Samsung Galaxy Note 3 vs Samsung Galaxy S5 mini phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy S5 mini XSamsung Galaxy Note 3 (SM-N9005)21Points
Samsung Galaxy Note 3 (SM-N9005)
5.7"
AMOLED

1080x1920

13
MP

2.1mp

3GB
RAM

32bit Quad

3200
mAh

(Removable)

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06PointsSamsung Galaxy S5 mini (LTE SM-G800F)Compare Samsung Galaxy Note 3 X
Samsung Galaxy S5 mini (LTE SM-G800F)
4.5"
AMOLED

720x1280

8
MP

2.1mp

1.5GB
RAM

32bit Quad

2100
mAh

(Removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy Note 3 (SM-N9005)

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! Comment!

Galaxy Note 3 (SM-N9005)21 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Note 3 (SM-N9005)vsGalaxy S5 mini (LTE SM-G800F)6 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S5 mini (LTE SM-G800F)
+2.3Ghz 32bit Quad-Core64%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.4Ghz 32bit Quad-Core
+3GB LPDDR3100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
vs1.5GB LPDDR3
+32GB (22GB user free)83%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs16GB (12GB user free)
+8.3 millimeters (0.33 inches)10%
Thinner
vs9.1 millimeters (0.36 inches)
+1080x1920 pixels125%
Higher resolution screen
vs720x1280 pixels
+386 PPI18%
Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs326 PPI
+5.7"27%
Larger screen
vs4.5"
+(back) 13MP60%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 8MP
+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
vsNot supported
+f/2.2 (aperture)9%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
vsf/2.4 (aperture)
+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsFull HD (1920x1080)
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+TemperatureAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+HumidityAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+3200 mAh52%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs2100 mAh
+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
vsNot supported
+Micro-B USB - MHL-2Advantage
The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cable
vsNot supported
+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)Advantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) is newer and faster
vs802.11 a/b/g/n + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device
vsNot supported
+MicroUSB 3.0, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
More speed data transfer as mp3 and photos via USB
vsMicroUSB 2.0
eMMC 4.5vs+eMMC 5.0Advantage
Fastest write and read storage
168 grams (5.88 ounces)vs+120 grams (4.2 ounces)40%
Lighter
Android 5.0 Lollipopvs+Android 6.0.1 MarshmallowAdvantage
Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow is newer and safer
Not supportedvs+Fingerprint (front-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Heart rateAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+IP67 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

30 Common items in both devices
Until 64GB microSD, microSDXC
Plastic body, glass front
Super AMOLED
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
Autofocus
+23 specs and more in the table below

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

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Physical featuresSamsung Galaxy Note 3 (SM-N9005)Samsung Galaxy S5 mini (LTE SM-G800F)
ModelGalaxy Note 3 (SM-N9005)Galaxy S5 mini (LTE SM-G800F)
Other model namesSamsung Galaxy Note3 (4G LTE) N9005Galaxy S5 mini G800F 4G, Samsung Atlantic
Country or region availablefeature not registered(Global, International)Europe
(Global, International), Europe
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release dateSeptember, 2013July, 2014
Depth8.3 millimeters (0.33 inches)9.1 millimeters (0.36 inches)
Size (width x height)79.2 x 151.2 millimeters (3.12 x 5.95 in)64.8 x 131.1 millimeters (2.55 x 5.16 in)
Weight168 grams (5.88 ounces)120 grams (4.2 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedIP67 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1 meter and 30min
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy Note 3 (SM-N9005)Samsung Galaxy S5 mini (LTE SM-G800F)
Operating systemAndroid 4.3 Jelly BeanAndroid 4.4.2 KitKat
Firmware updateAndroid 5.0 LollipopAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallow
HardwareSamsung Galaxy Note 3 (SM-N9005)Samsung Galaxy S5 mini (LTE SM-G800F)
Chipset32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974 (28nm)32bit - Samsung Exynos 3 Quad 3470 (28nm)
CPU processor2.3Ghz Quad-Core Krait 4001.4Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A7
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 330ARM Mali-400 MP4 450Mhz
RAM memory3GB LPDDR31.5GB LPDDR3
Internal storage32GB (22GB user free)
eMMC 4.5
16GB (12GB user free)
eMMC 5.0
External storageUntil 64GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 64GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy Note 3 (SM-N9005)Samsung Galaxy S5 mini (LTE SM-G800F)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size5.7" inches4.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~74.8% (screen-to-body ratio)~65.7% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution1080x1920 pixels720x1280 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)386 PPI326 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Gorilla Glass 3
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy Note 3 (SM-N9005)Samsung Galaxy S5 mini (LTE SM-G800F)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot
micro-SIM (3FF)
1 slot
micro-SIM (3FF)
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps150/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4 (Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20)LTE Cat4 (Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
CallingSamsung Galaxy Note 3 (SM-N9005)Samsung Galaxy S5 mini (LTE SM-G800F)
MessagingSMS (Swype), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (Swype), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice recorder
CameraSamsung Galaxy Note 3 (SM-N9005)Samsung Galaxy S5 mini (LTE SM-G800F)
Back camera (main camera)13 megapixels8 megapixels
Main camera resolution4128x3096 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.4 (aperture)
Focal length31mm lens31mm lens
Sensor size1/3.1" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.12µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusAutofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo/video only main cameraHDR photo only main camera
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy Note 3 (SM-N9005)Samsung Galaxy S5 mini (LTE SM-G800F)
Front camera (secondary)2.1 megapixels2.1 megapixels
Front camera resolution1920x1080 pixels1920x1080 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.4 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal length27mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy Note 3 (SM-N9005)Samsung Galaxy S5 mini (LTE SM-G800F)
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, DivX, XviD, H.264, H.263, WMVMP4, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+, AC3, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy Note 3 (SM-N9005)Samsung Galaxy S5 mini (LTE SM-G800F)
USBMicroUSB 3.0, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0
TV outputMicro-B USB - MHL-2Not supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.0 version A2DP4.0 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portSupportedSupported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy Note 3 (SM-N9005)Samsung Galaxy S5 mini (LTE SM-G800F)
Active noise cancellationSupportedNot supported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerYes / NoNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Temperature
Humidity
Gesture
ANT+
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Heart rate
Hall effect
Fingerprint (front-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Black, White, Pink
- Samsung TouchWiz UX
- Dual Shot camera
- WiFi direct
- WiFi hotspot
- S-Voice
- Dropbox 50GB
- Colors: Black, Blue, White, Gold
- Panorama photo
- S-Voice
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy Note 3 (SM-N9005)Samsung Galaxy S5 mini (LTE SM-G800F)
BatteryLi-Ion (Removable)Li-Ion (Removable)
Battery capacity3200 mAh2100 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)feature not registeredfeature not registered
Talk time autonomy1260 minutes | 21 hours | 0.9 day600 minutes | 10 hours | 0.4 day
Standby25200 minutes | 420 hours | 17.5 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy Note 3 (SM-N9005)Samsung Galaxy S5 mini (LTE SM-G800F)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered0.63W/kg (head) | 0.82W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.29W/kg (head) | 0.36W/kg (body)0.968W/kg (head) | 0.556W/kg (body)