PhoneRocket Review Our evaluation of Galaxy Note 3 vs IdeaPhone K900


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Talk time (3G), Talk time, Standby time and Battery capacity


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Benchmarks Real world tests of Galaxy Note 3 vs IdeaPhone K900

geekbench Processor and memory performance

passmark Processor performance including multiple coresData courtesy Passmark

AnTuTu 3D 3D graphics performance

Differences What are the advantages of each

Back view of Samsung Galaxy Note 3

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Better AnTuTu 3D score 9,685 vs 7,380 More than 30% better AnTuTu 3D score
Screen uses OLED technology Yes vs No About half of smartphones are OLED; OLED screens are typically higher contrast and use less power
Much better theoretical download speed 150 Mb/s vs 42.2 Mb/s More than 3.5x better theoretical download speed; enjoy lightning fast downloads on modern networks
Supports NFC Yes vs No Somewhat common; Enables payment by phone and other wireless communications
Store significantly more stuff 64 GB vs 16 GB 4x more storage capacity; free yourself from memory cards
More cores Quad core vs Dual core Twice as many cores; each additional core lets your phone do more without visible UI slowdowns and jerkiness
Longer standby time 31,680 min vs 18,000 min More than 75% longer standby time
More battery capacity 3,200 mA·h vs 2,500 mA·h Around 30% more battery capacity
Faster processor 2.3 GHz vs 2 GHz Around 15% faster processor; run computation-intensive applications, such as photo editing, faster
Records higher def video 3840 x 2160 @ 30 fps vs 1920 x 1080 @ Unknown 120x higher def video
More RAM 3 GB vs 2 GB 50% more RAM; browse media-heavy webpages without slowing down
Longer talk time 1,500 min vs 900 min More than 65% longer talk time; go days without charging
Slightly bigger screen 5.7" vs 5.5" Around 5% bigger screen
Back view of Lenovo IdeaPhone K900

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Slightly better overall performance 1,204 vs 870 Around 40% better geekbench score
Supports FM radio Yes vs No Somewhat common; Listen to music and news from local radio stations
Thinner 6.9 mm vs 8.3 mm More than 15% thinner

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Galaxy Note 3  vs
IdeaPhone K900 
Size 5.7" 5.5"
Resolution 1920 x 1080 1920 x 1080
Multitouch N/A Yes
PPI 386 ppi 400 ppi


Clock speed 2.3 GHz 2 GHz
Number of cores Quad core Dual core
Internal storage 64 GB 16 GB
Supported card formats

photo & video

Camera 13 MP 13 MP
Resolution 13 MP 13 MP
Flash Yes Yes
Secondary camera 2 MP 2 MP
Video resolution 3840 x 2160 @ 30 fps 1920 x 1080 @ Unknown


Generation 4G 4G
LTE Cat 4 (150/)
LTE Cat3
HSUPA (5.76 Mb/s)
LTE Cat4 (150 Mb/s)
EDGE (0.38 Mb/s)
LTE (20 Mb/s)
Unknown (42.2 Mb/s)
HSDPA+ (42.2 Mb/s)
UMTS (0.38 Mb/s)
GPRS (0.01 Mb/s)
GSM (0.01 Mb/s)


Talk time 1,500 min 900 min
Talk time (3G) 1,260 min 720 min
Standby time 31,680 min 18,000 min
Capacity 3,200 mA·h 2,500 mA·h

form factor

Galaxy Note 3  vs
IdeaPhone K900 
Weight 168 g 162 g
Thickness 8.3 mm 6.9 mm
Size 79.2 x 151.2 x 8.3 mm 78 x 157 x 6.9 mm


Has an assisted GPS Yes Yes


Supports FM radio No Yes


Operating system Android 5.0 Android 4.2
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 No
Bluetooth Bluetooth v4.0 Bluetooth v3.0
Samsung Galaxy Note 3
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