Samsung Galaxy Note 2 vs Galaxy Note 3

                         

Bottom line: Which one is better?

Bottom line: Samsung Note 3 is better.

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is a better phone in this review of note 2 vs note 3 as it has high battery capacity, has a thermometer, 1GB more RAM memory, is lighter, narrower and slimmer, 5 more megapixels (main camera), high pixel density and resolution and has bigger screen display.

Samsung Galaxy Note 2 vs Galaxy Note 3: DISPLAY

Display size; Samsung Note 2 is 5.5” whereas Samsung Note 3 is 5.7”

Resolution; Samsung Note 2 has 720 x 1280px whereas Samsung Note 3 has 1080 x 1920px.

Pixel density; Samsung Note 2 has 256ppi while Samsung Note 3 has 386ppi.

Technology; both phones have super AMOLED.

Features; Samsung Note 2 has Ambient light and proximity sensors while Samsung Note 3 has Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light and proximity sensors.

Bottom line: Samsung Note 3 is better.

Samsung Galaxy Note 2 vs Galaxy Note 3: CAMERA

Main camera; Samsung Note 2 has 8MP while Samsung Note 3 has 13MP.

Features; both phones have Autofocus, CMOS image sensor and BSI.

Aperture size; Samsung Note 2 has f/2.6 whereas Samsung Note 3 has f/2.2

Flash; both phones have LED.

Video recording; Samsung Note 2 has 1920×1080 (Full HD) (30fps) while Samsung Note 3 as 38×2160 (4K UHD) (30fps), 1920×1080 (Full HD) (60fps) & 1280×720 (HD) (120fps).

Features; Samsung Note 2 has video light while Samsung Note 3 has continuous autofocus, video light, digital image stabilization and video calling.

Front; Samsung Note 2 has 1.9MP whereas Samsung Note 3 has 2MP.

Bottom line: Samsung Note 3 is better.

Samsung Galaxy Note 2 vs Galaxy Note 3: DESIGN

Dimensions; Samsung Note 2 has 5.94 x 3.17 x 0.37 inches (151 x 80.5 cx 9.4 mm0 whereas Samsung Note 3has 5.95 x 3.12 x 0.33 inches (151.2 x 79.2 x 8.3 mm)

Weight; Samsung Note 2 is 182g while Samsung Note 3 is 168g.

Bottom line: Samsung Note 3 is better.

Samsung Galaxy Note 2 vs Galaxy Note 3: MULTIMEDIA

Headphones; both phones have 3.5mm audio jack.

Speakers; both phones have loudspeakers.

Radio; Samsung Note 2 has FM, stereo RDS radio.

Bottom line: Samsung Note 2 is better.

Samsung Galaxy Note 2 vs Galaxy Note 3: HARDWARE & PERFORMANCE

Chipset; Samsung Note 2 has Samsung Exynos 4 Quad 4412 whereas Samsung Note 3 has Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974.

Processor; Samsung Note 2 has Quad-core, 1600NHz, ARM Cortex-A9 whereas Samsung Note 3 has Quad-core, 2300MHz, krait 400.

GPU; Samsung Note 2 has Mali-400 MP4 while Samsung Note 3 has Adreno 330

RAM; Samsung Note 2 has 2GB whereas Samsung Note 3 has 3GB.

Internal storage; each phone has 64GB.

Storage expansion; each phone has up to 64GB.

OS; Samsung Note 2 has Android (4.4.2, 4.1.2, 4.1.1), Samsung TouchWiz UI while Samsung Note 3 has Android (5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.4, 4.4, 4.3)

Bottom line: Samsung Note 3 is better.

Samsung Galaxy Note 2 vs Galaxy Note 3: CONNECTIVITY & FEATURES

Bluetooth; both phones have 4.0

Wi-Fi; Samsung Note 2 has 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band; Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct whereas Samsung Note 3 has 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band; Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct.

USB; Samsung Note 2 has USB 2.0 while Samsung Note 3 has USB 3.0

HDMI; both phones have HDMI.

Location; both phones have A-GPS, Glonass. Samsung Note 3 has GPS.

Sensors; the two phones have Accelerometer, Gyro, compass and Barometer. Samsung Note 3 has thermometer, Gesture and Humidity.

Other; both phones have NFC, Tethering, computer sync and OTA sync. Samsung Note 3 has ANT+ and infrared.

Volte; both phones have volte.

Bottom line: Samsung Note 3 is better.

Samsung Galaxy Note 2 vs Galaxy Note 3: BATTERY

Capacity; Samsung Note 2 has 3100mAh while Samsung Note 3 has 3200mAh.

Type; both are Li-ion, user replaceable.

Bottom line: Samsung Note 3 is better.

Conclusion

Samsung Note 3 is a better smartphone in this review as it has superior features than Samsung Note 2.