iPhone 5S vs Galaxy Note 3- Specs Comparison

Here we are going to compare the most established smartphones of the two leading brands. One of them is iPhone 5S and the second one is Galaxy Note 3. The both phones were  launched  in September 2013. The lovers of  both cell phones were waiting eagerly to buy their favorite one, but they have some doubts that is why we are comparing the both smartphones to clear all the doubts of consumers.

We are comparing iPhone 5S and Galaxy Note 3 on the basis of their specifications and features.

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Display and Network:

iPhone 5S comes with 4 inches IGZO touchscreen display with 1136×640 pixels resolution and 16 million colors, whereas Galaxy Note 3 is expected to come with a 5.7 inches super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen display with 1920X1080 pixels resolution with 16 million of colors.

iPhone 5S is expected to run on iOS 7 and will support 2G, 3G, 4G and wi-fi networks and on the other side, Galaxy Note 3 runs on Android 4.3 Jelly Bean OS and supports 2G, 3G, 4G and wi-fi networks.

Winner – Galaxy Note 3

Camera Features:

iPhone 5S is packed with 8 megapixel primary camera with LED flash and autofocus which produces High Definition videos and pictures. It comes with 1.2 megapixel front facing camera that is used for clicking the pictures as well video calling. Its camera features include panorama, face detection, Geo-tagging, HDR and more.

Note 3 features 13 Megapixel fixed focus primary camera with LED flash and autofocus, which provides better quality of pictures in low light environment too. The secondary camera comes with 2 Megapixel camera that can record 1080p video at 30 fps. The camera features include optical image stabilization, face detection, Geo-tagging and HDR features.

Winner – Galaxy Note 3


Processor and Battery:

iPhone 5S is powered by an A7 processor with a 2 GB RAM. No big changes seem in the processor as iPhone 5 was release with A6 processor. But the company has improved the performance of the phone this time and you will gain amazing gaming experience, while playing heavy 3D games on it. The processing is very fast and quick responsive of iPhone 5S. It has a 1560 mAh non-removable Li-Po battery that gives talk time of 10 hours on 3G and stand by time of 250 hours on 3G.

Samsung Galaxy note 3 is powered by Snapdragon 800 chipset or an Exynos 5 Octa processor with a 2GB RAM. It packs a Li-ion battery more than 3200 mAh, which offers talk time up to 21h on 3G and stand by time up to 420h on 3G. The experts have claimed it best handset of all time. It is never ending handset and perfect for gaming.

 Winner – Galaxy Note 3

Internal and External Storage:

iPhone has never broke up its legacy of 16/32/64 GB internal storage but did not provide micro SD slot to expand the storage like before.

Samsung also launched Note 3 in three storage variant : 16/32/64 GB internal that can be expanded via MicroSD card up to 64 GB.

Winner – Galaxy Note 3

 Additional Features :

iPhone 5s is equipped with a fingerprint sensor to log into the system and some applications. But there is no sensor on Galaxy Note 3, but there is a stylus, significantly extends the capabilities of the smartphone, and support for high-speed Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Wi-Fi Direct, DNLA, NFC and an infra-red port.

Winner – Galaxy Note 3


Quest turned severe, it is no wonder – yet it is the most recent leaders of the two leaders in the market of mobile electronics. Nevertheless, Galaxy Note 3 bypassed iPhone 5s on all indicators except for the processor – here they draw. Of course, this does not mean that iPhone 5s is bad. Most of the benefits of Galaxy Note 3 is achieved thanks to its size.

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