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Samsung Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920V 32GB vs Sony Xperia M2 3G

Comparison: side by side, pros and cons and the differences between Samsung Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920V 32GB vs Sony Xperia M2 3G phones. Which is the best phone?

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Compare Sony Xperia M2 X27Samsung Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920V 32GB
Samsung Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920V 32GB
5.7"
AMOLED

1440x2560

16
MP

5mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Sony Xperia M2 3G
4.8"
TFT

540x960

8
MP

0.3mp

1GB
RAM

32bit Quad

2300
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Samsung Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920V 32GB

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!


27 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920V 32GB
Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920V 32GBvsXperia M2 3G
 148%100%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2.1Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs1.2Ghz 32bit Quad-Core
 3 times100%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
4GB LPDDR4vs1GB
 4 times100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
32GB (25GB user available)vs8GB (5GB user available)
 13%13%
+Thinner
7.6 millimeters (0.3 inches)vs8.6 millimeters (0.34 inches)
Advantage
+More resistant material
Aluminum frame, front/back glassvsPlastic body, front glass
Advantage
+This device has a Super AMOLED screen, which are brighter and more vivid
Super AMOLEDvsTFT LCD
 6 times100%
+Higher resolution screen
1440x2560 pixelsvs540x960 pixels
 125%100%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
515 PPIvs229 PPI
 19%19%
+Larger screen
5.7"vs4.8"
 99%99%
+Higher resolution main camera
(back) 16MPvs(back) 8MP
Advantage
+Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
OIS: Optical stabilizationvsEIS: Digital stabilization
Advantage
+The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
HDR photo/video on both camerasvsHDR photo/video only main camera
 26%26%
+Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
f/1.9 (aperture)vsf/2.4 (aperture)
 15 times100%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) 5MPvs(front) 0.3MP
 3 times100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)vsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels)
 11 times100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
2K UHD (2560x1440 pixels)vsVGA (640x480 pixels)
Advantage
+Android 7.0 Nougat is newer and safer
Android 7.0 NougatvsAndroid 5.1.1 Lollipop
Advantage
+The 4G+ LTE-A network is newer and faster
4G+ LTE-Avs3G+ HSPA+
 13 times100%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbpsvs(3G+ HSPA+) 21 Mbps
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
GyroscopevsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
BarometervsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Fingerprint (front-mounted)vsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Heart ratevsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
SpO2vsNot supported
 30%30%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
3000 mAhvs2300 mAh
Advantage
+WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz/5Ghz) is newer and faster
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz/5Ghz)vs802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz/5Ghz)
Advantage
+Bluetooth 4.2 version A2DP is newer and faster
4.2 version A2DPvs4.0 version A2DP

03 Advantages Sony Xperia M2 3G
Xperia M2 3GvsGalaxy Note 5 SM-N920V 32GB
Advantage
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 32GB microSD, microSDHCvsNot supported
 16%16%
+Lighter
148 grams (5.18 ounces)vs171 grams (5.99 ounces)
Advantage
+The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
FM with RDSvsNot supported

23 Common items in both devices
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
Autofocus
BSI sensor
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Li-Ion (Non removable)
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
Active noise cancellation
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou / A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
DLNA
NFC
MicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Gorilla Glass 4 / Gorilla Glass 3
+ COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresSamsung Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920V 32GBSony Xperia M2 3G
BrandSamsungSony
ModelGalaxy Note 5 SM-N920V 32GBXperia M2 3G
Also known asVerizon Galaxy Note5 N920V, Samsung NobleSony Xperia M2 D2305 3G HSPA+, Sony Eagle Rita SS
Country or region where it's soldUSAVarious (International)
Release dateAugust, 2015April, 2014
Depth7.6 millimeters (0.3 inches)8.6 millimeters (0.34 inches)
Size (width x height)76.1 x 153.2 millimeters (3 x 6.03 in)71.1 x 139.7 millimeters (2.8 x 5.5 in)
Weight171 grams (5.99 ounces)148 grams (5.18 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, front/back glassPlastic body, front glass
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
Operating system (OS)Samsung Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920V 32GBSony Xperia M2 3G
Operating systemAndroid 5.1.1 LollipopAndroid 4.3 Jelly Bean
Firmware updateAndroid 7.0 NougatAndroid 5.1.1 Lollipop
HardwareSamsung Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920V 32GBSony Xperia M2 3G
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7420 (14nm)32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8226 (28nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.1Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A57
1.5Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A7
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-T760 MP8Qualcomm Adreno 305
RAM memory4GB LPDDR41GB
Internal storage32GB (25GB user available)
UFS 2.0
8GB (5GB user available)
External storageNot supportedUntil 32GB microSD, microSDHC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920V 32GBSony Xperia M2 3G
Display typeSuper AMOLEDTFT LCD
Screen size5.7" inches4.8" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~76.8% (screen-to-body ratio)~63.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 4-points
Display resolution1440x2560 pixels540x960 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)515 PPI229 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 4Gorilla Glass 3
Mobile networks and dataSamsung Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920V 32GBSony Xperia M2 3G
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot
micro-SIM (3FF)
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkCDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat6 700/850/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 2,3,4,5,7,13)Not supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
Maximum download/upload300/50 Mbps21/5.76 Mbps
Messaging and callingSamsung Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920V 32GBSony Xperia M2 3G
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
Primary camera / Back cameraSamsung Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920V 32GBSony Xperia M2 3G
Main camera16 megapixels8 megapixels
Main camera resolution5312x2988 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/2.4 (aperture)
Focal length28mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2.6" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.12µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusAutofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationEIS: Digital 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 only main camera
Front camera / Secondary cameraSamsung Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920V 32GBSony Xperia M2 3G
Front camera5 megapixels0.3 megapixels
Front camera resolution2592x1944 pixels640x480 pixels
Video recording (secondary)2K UHD (2560x1440 pixels)VGA (640x480 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal length22mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/4.1" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.34µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920V 32GBSony Xperia M2 3G
RadioNot supportedFM with RDS
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD, WMVMP4, H.264, H.263
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, eAAC+
Connectivity and interfacesSamsung Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920V 32GBSony Xperia M2 3G
USBMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.2 version A2DP4.0 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz/5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz/5Ghz)
DLNASupportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920V 32GBSony Xperia M2 3G
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedYes / No
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Heart rate
SpO2
Fingerprint (front-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
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, Purple
- Sony Exmor RS camera
- 3D Surround Sound
- Sony ClearAudio+
- Sony SensMe
- ANT+
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supply and autonomySamsung Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920V 32GBSony Xperia M2 3G
Battery technologyLi-Ion (Non removable)
Wireless charging (Qi/WPC)
Li-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity3000 mAh2300 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)feature not registeredfeature not registered
Talk time1320 minutes | 22 hours | 0.9 day870 minutes | 14.5 hours | 0.6 day
Standbyfeature not registered35820 minutes | 597 hours | 24.9 days
Specific absorption rate (radiation)Samsung Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920V 32GBSony Xperia M2 3G
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombia1.16 W/Kg (head) | 1.48 W/Kg (body)feature not registered
SAR European Union, UK0.505 W/Kg (head) | 0.588 W/Kg (body)feature not registered