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Samsung Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920C 32GB vs Samsung Galaxy S7 SM-G930W8

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Samsung Galaxy Note 5 vs Samsung Galaxy S7 phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy S7 X04Samsung Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920C 32GB
Samsung Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920C 32GB
5.7"
AMOLED

1440x2560

16
MP

5mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Compare Samsung Galaxy Note 5 X10Samsung Galaxy S7 SM-G930W8
Samsung Galaxy S7 SM-G930W8
5.1"
AMOLED

1440x2560

12.2
MP

5mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Samsung Galaxy S7 SM-G930W8

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!


04 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920C 32GB
Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920C 32GBvsGalaxy S7 SM-G930W8
 14%14%
+More internal storage for applications and files
32GB (25GB user available)vs32GB (22GB user available)
 4%4%
+Thinner
7.6 millimeters (0.3 inches)vs7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
 12%12%
+Larger screen
5.7"vs5.1"
 30%30%
+Higher resolution main camera
(back) 16MPvs(back) 12.2MP

10 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S7 SM-G930W8
Galaxy S7 SM-G930W8vsGalaxy Note 5 SM-N920C 32GB
 8%8%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2.3Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs2.1Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
Advantage
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCvsNot supported
 13%13%
+Lighter
152 grams (5.32 ounces)vs171 grams (5.99 ounces)
 12%12%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
576 PPIvs515 PPI
Advantage
+You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focus
PDAF: phase detection autofocusvsAutofocus
 4%4%
+The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth
1/2.5" inchesvs1/2.6" inches
 12%12%
+Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
f/1.7 (aperture)vsf/1.9 (aperture)
Advantage
+Android 8.0 Oreo is newer and safer
Android 8.0 OreovsAndroid 7.0 Nougat
 50%50%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G+ LTE-A) 450 Mbpsvs(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps
Advantage
+Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
Waterproof (IPxx certified)vsNot supported

39 Common items in both devices
4GB LPDDR4
Super AMOLED
16 million
1440x2560 pixels
LED flash
Only digital zoom
OIS: Optical stabilization
BSI sensor
HDR photo/video on both cameras
(front) 5MP
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)
2K UHD (2560x1440 pixels)
4G+ LTE-A
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint (front-mounted) / Fingerprint
Heart rate
SpO2
3000 mAh
Li-Ion (Non removable)
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
Active noise cancellation
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) / 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNA
4.2 version A2DP
NFC
MicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go / MicroUSB 2.0
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Gorilla Glass 4
+ COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresSamsung Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920C 32GBSamsung Galaxy S7 SM-G930W8
ModelGalaxy Note 5 SM-N920C 32GBGalaxy S7 SM-G930W8
Also known asGalaxy Note5 N920C, Samsung NobleRogers/Bell Galaxy S7 G930W8 (Exynos), Samsung Hero
Country or region availableSouth AfricaKazakhstanUnited Arab EmiratesPakistanRussiaCanada
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release dateAugust, 2015March, 2016
Depth7.6 millimeters (0.3 inches)7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)76.1 x 153.2 millimeters (3 x 6.03 in)69.6 x 142.4 millimeters (2.74 x 5.61 in)
Weight171 grams (5.99 ounces)152 grams (5.32 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, front/back glassfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedWaterproof (IPxx certified)
Operating system (OS)Samsung Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920C 32GBSamsung Galaxy S7 SM-G930W8
Operating systemAndroid 5.1.1 LollipopAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Firmware updateAndroid 7.0 NougatAndroid 8.0 Oreo
HardwareSamsung Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920C 32GBSamsung Galaxy S7 SM-G930W8
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7420 (14nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 8 Octa 8890 (14nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.1Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A57
1.5Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.3Ghz Quad-Core Exynos M1 Mongoose
1.6Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-T760 MP8ARM Mali-T880 MP12
RAM memory4GB LPDDR44GB LPDDR4
Internal storage32GB (25GB user available)
UFS 2.0
32GB (22GB user available)
External storageNot supportedUntil 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920C 32GBSamsung Galaxy S7 SM-G930W8
Display typeSuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size5.7" inches5.1" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~76.8% (screen-to-body ratio)~72.3% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Display resolution1440x2560 pixels1440x2560 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)515 PPI576 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 4Gorilla Glass 4
Mobile networks and dataSamsung Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920C 32GBSamsung Galaxy S7 SM-G930W8
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
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 850/900/1900/2100TD-SCDMA
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G/5G networkLTE Cat6 700/800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,17,18,19,20,26)LTE Cat9 700/800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100/2300/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,13,17,18,19,20,25,29,30)
TD-LTE 1900/2300/2500/2600 (Bands 38,39,40,41)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, 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
Maximum download/upload300/50 Mbps450/50 Mbps
Messaging and callingSamsung Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920C 32GBSamsung Galaxy S7 SM-G930W8
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
Primary / back cameraSamsung Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920C 32GBSamsung Galaxy S7 SM-G930W8
Main camera16 megapixels12.2 megapixels
Main camera resolution5312x2988 pixels4032x3024 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal length28mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/2.6" inches1/2.5" inches
Pixel size1.12µm pixel1.4µm pixel
AutofocusAutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedSupported
HDRHDR photo/video on both camerasHDR photo/video on both cameras
Front / secondary cameraSamsung Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920C 32GBSamsung Galaxy S7 SM-G930W8
Front camera5 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution2592x1944 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (secondary)2K UHD (2560x1440 pixels)2K UHD (2560x1440 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal length22mm lens22mm lens
Sensor size1/4.1" inches1/4.1" inches
Pixel size1.34µm pixel1.34µm pixel
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920C 32GBSamsung Galaxy S7 SM-G930W8
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD, WMVMP4, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesSamsung Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920C 32GBSamsung Galaxy S7 SM-G930W8
USBMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.2 version A2DP4.2 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNASupportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920C 32GBSamsung Galaxy S7 SM-G930W8
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Heart rate
SpO2
Fingerprint (front-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint
Heart rate
SpO2
Hall effect
Other features- Colors: Black, White, Gold Platinum, Silver Titan
- S Pen stylus
- Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
- S-Voice natural language
- ANT+
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, White, Gold, Silver
- Body material: Aluminium
- Corning Gorilla Glass back panel
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- Samsung Gear VR compatible
- Fast battery charging: 83% in 30min
- Quick Charge 3.0
- Qi Wireless charging (PMA)
- OneDrive 115GB
- Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard)
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- IP68 certified: dust proof and water resistant over 1.5 meter and 30min
Power supply and autonomySamsung Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920C 32GBSamsung Galaxy S7 SM-G930W8
BatteryLi-Ion (Non removable)
Wireless charging (Qi/WPC)
Li-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity3000 mAh3000 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)feature not registeredfeature not registered
Talk time1320 minutes | 22 hours | 0.9 day1680 minutes | 28 hours | 1.2 days
Standbyfeature not registered17280 minutes | 288 hours | 12 days
Radiation rate (SAR)Samsung Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920C 32GBSamsung Galaxy S7 SM-G930W8
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registered0.6 W/Kg (head) | 1.03 W/Kg (body)
SAR European Union, UK0.448 W/Kg (head) | 0.581 W/Kg (body)feature not registered