PhoneRocket Review Our evaluation of GALAXY Note II vs Optimus L7


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Samsung GALAXY Note II 

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Significantly better AnTuTu score 17,531 vs 2,963 Around 6x better AnTuTu score
Better AnTuTu 3D score 3,901 vs 863 More than 4.5x better AnTuTu 3D score
Much more battery capacity 3,100 mA·h vs 1,700 mA·h More than 80% more battery capacity
Is 4G Yes vs No Somewhat common; Supports the fastest, most reliable networks
Noticeably bigger screen 5.5" vs 4.3" Around 30% bigger screen
More cores Quad core vs Single core 3 more cores; each additional core lets your phone do more without visible UI slowdowns and jerkiness
Much better theoretical download speed 100 Mb/s vs 7.2 Mb/s Around 14x better theoretical download speed; enjoy lightning fast downloads on modern networks
Significantly faster processor 1.6 GHz vs 1 GHz More than 60% faster processor; run computation-intensive applications, such as photo editing, faster
Longer standby time 58,752 min vs 36,000 min Around 65% longer standby time
More RAM 2 GB vs 0.5 GB 4x more RAM; browse media-heavy webpages without slowing down
Store more stuff 16 GB vs 2.4 GB Around 6.8x more storage capacity; free yourself from memory cards
Higher resolution 1280 x 720 vs 800 x 480 Around 2.5x higher resolution
Higher resolution front camera 8 MP vs 5 MP 60% higher resolution front camera; Video chat with other people
Sharper screen 267 ppi vs 216 ppi Around 25% sharper PPI; enjoy photo-realistic, crisp images
Records higher def video 1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps vs 640 x 480 @ 30 fps 6.8x higher def video
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Much lighter 122 g vs 182 g Around 35% lighter
Significantly longer standby time (3G) 43,200 min vs 14,976 min Around 3x longer standby time (3G)

Reviews Word on the street

GALAXY Note II  vs Optimus L7 

Other than those, you get the usual wide viewing angles, extreme contrast, and saturated colors you would with other Super AMOLED displays, making the phone the best handset out there for enjoying video with this screen size.

Album art is displayed beautifully, and there is even something wacky called Music Square, where you touch a part of the square to choose what genre of music you want to listen to.


8.6 Out of 10
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Specifications Full list of technical specs


GALAXY Note II  vs
Optimus L7 
Size 5.5" 4.3"
Resolution 1280 x 720 800 x 480
Touchscreen Capacitive Capacitive
Multitouch Yes Yes
PPI 267 ppi 216 ppi


Clock speed 1.6 GHz 1 GHz
Number of cores Quad core Single core
RAM 2 GB 0.5 GB
Internal storage 16 GB 2.4 GB
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photo & video

Camera 8 MP 5 MP
Resolution 8 MP 5 MP
Flash Yes Yes
Secondary camera 1.9 MP 0.3 MP
Video resolution 1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps 640 x 480 @ 30 fps


Generation 4G 3.5G
LTE Cat3/4 Uplink (50 Mb/s)
LTE Cat3 (100 Mb/s)
HSDPA (7.2 Mb/s)
HSUPA (5.76 Mb/s)
CDMA (0.01 Mb/s)
EDGE (0.38 Mb/s)
LTE (20 Mb/s)
Unknown (42.2 Mb/s)
LTE Cat 3 (100/)
HSDPA+ (42.2 Mb/s)
UMTS (0.38 Mb/s)
GPRS (0.01 Mb/s)
GSM (0.01 Mb/s)


Standby time 58,752 min 36,000 min
Standby time (3G) 14,976 min 43,200 min
Capacity 3,100 mA·h 1,700 mA·h

form factor

GALAXY Note II  vs
Optimus L7 
Weight 182 g 122 g
Thickness 9 mm 8.7 mm
Size 81 x 151 x 9 mm 67 x 125.5 x 8.7 mm


Has an assisted GPS Yes Yes


Supports FM radio Yes Yes


Operating system Android 4.4.2 Android 4.0.3
Multitasking Yes Yes
App store Android Market Android Market
Adobe flash support No No
App store size 850,000 apps 850,000 apps


Acts as a wi-fi hotspot Yes Yes
Supports NFC Yes Yes
Bluetooth Bluetooth v4.0 Bluetooth v3.0
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