Sep 23, 2012
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iPhone 5 vs Samsung Galaxy Note II Comparison

Wanna upgrade your old handset to a new 4G-enabled smartphone for bring enough to the table to take on rivals? In my opinion, one of the most notable upcoming 4G-enabled powered smartphone are the highly-anticipated Samsung Galaxy Note II that allows users to enjoy impressive HD super AMOLED display while on-the go, and the newly-announced iPhone 5 that offers retina display. If you have the same thought with me, and want to know more details of both handsets to help in consideration of buying either one of them, then the following comparative table of iPhone 5 vs Samsung Galaxy Note II might be a quick reference you looking for.

iPhone 5


Samsung Galaxy Note II
Powered by an Apple Dual-core A6 processor


Powerful quad-core Exynos 4412 processor (1.6 GHz)on-a-chip clocks
4-inch (diagonal) widescreen Multi-Touch Retina display (1136 x 640  pixels) resolution. Giving a pixel density of 326ppi


Larger 5.5-inch HD Super AMOLED display with a ratio of 16:9   (720 x 1280 pixels) resolution (267 PPI). Corning Gorilla Glass 2 – TouchWiz UI


2GB of dual-channel RAM and a Mali-400MP graphics processing unit
8 megapixel iSight camera with LED flash, with autofocus and 3264 x 2448 pixels plus 1.2 megapixel front camera


8-megapixel camera (3264×2448 pixel resolution) with HD 1080p video capture at 30 frames per second plus 1.9MP front-facing camera. Feature “Best Faces” allows users to select faces of friends or individuals from group photos.
802.11a/b/g/n Wi-Fi (802.11n 2.4GHz and 5GHz) and Bluetooth 4.0 wireless technology


Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot, BlueTooth v4.0 +A2DP + LE+ EDR
iCloud features, Three-axis gyro; Accelerometer; Proximity sensor; Ambient light sensor

More Features

S Pen stylus, Air View, Quick Commands, PopUp Note, Easy Clip, Enhanced Handwriting, Photo Note, and an improved version of Samsung’s S Note app.
123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm


151.1 x 80.5 x 9.4 mm
112 grams


180 grams
Built-in rechargeable lithium-ion battery

Rechargeable Battery And Usage Time

Li-Ion 3100 mAh battery
iOS 6

Operating System

Run Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean)
Black/Slate and White/Silver


Titanium Gray and Marble White

From the table above, you may find that both of the contenders feature some similar specifications like same camera, connectivity, nearly same body size and so forth. Anyway, iPhone 5 and Samsung Galaxy Note II are actually not even suitable to pitch against each other, since their targeted customer range are different. As Samsung Galaxy Note II is built more towards taking care of business needs with enterprise features and Air View capabilities, iPhone 5 provides users an unrivaled entertainment experience by offering 4G LTE processor capabilities.

Both of these high-spec devices come in 16GB, 32GB, and 64GB models. The Galaxy Note II has a microSD card slot allowing expansion by a further 64GB while iPhone 5 not support Micro SD card.

But what do you guys make of all this? Apple iPhone 5 or Samsung Galaxy Note II? Drop us a line in the comment section below and share a thought!

For more details regarding both smartphone: Apple’s iPhone 5 and Samsung’s Galaxy Note II

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