Features Key features of the Galaxy Note 3  vs IdeaPhone K900 

screen size

The Galaxy Note 2 is still a fast phone with a good looking and large display and the camera is pretty good.
Galaxy Note 3 | by MobileTechReview (Oct, 2013)

screen resolution

Galaxy Note 3
1920 x 1080
IdeaPhone K900
1920 x 1080
Overall S Health is an intuitive application which will be great for anyone looking to do some exercise, but anyone who's more invested in workouts may want to look at third party options which provide greater detail and more options.
Galaxy Note 3 | by TechRadar (Sep, 2013)


Galaxy Note 3
Quad core
IdeaPhone K900
Dual core
Note: we're still including our benchmarks section, but in light of Samsung's "cheating" to increase benchmark results by ~10% in all major benchmark programs except GFXBench by raising thermal ceilings and maximizing use of all cores, we're not going highlight the Note's 3's synthetic benchmark results.
Galaxy Note 3 | by MobileTechReview (Oct, 2013)

camera resolution

The camera has a 13-megapixel sensor, and you can choose to have 9.6-, 8-, 6- and 2.4-megapixel snaps too.
Galaxy Note 3 | by PocketLint (Oct, 2013)

Differences What are the advantages of each

Back view of Samsung Galaxy Note 3

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Records much higher def video 3840 x 2160 @ 30 fps vs 1920 x 1080 @ Unknown 120x higher def video
Screen uses OLED technology Yes vs No About half of smartphones are OLED; OLED screens are typically higher contrast and use less power
Supports NFC Yes vs No Somewhat common; Enables payment by phone and other wireless communications
Significantly longer talk time (3G) 1,260 min vs 720 min 75% longer talk time (3G); go days without charging
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
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
Significantly more battery capacity 3,200 mA·h vs 2,500 mA·h Around 30% more battery capacity
Store more stuff 32 GB vs 16 GB 2x more storage capacity; free yourself from memory cards
Faster processor 2.3 GHz vs 2 GHz Around 15% faster processor; run computation-intensive applications, such as photo editing, faster
Longer talk time 1,500 min vs 900 min More than 65% longer talk time; go days without charging
Longer standby time 31,680 min vs 18,000 min More than 75% longer standby time
More RAM 3 GB vs 2 GB 50% more RAM; browse media-heavy webpages without slowing down
Slightly bigger screen 5.7" vs 5.5" Around 5% bigger screen
Back view of Lenovo IdeaPhone K900

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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 32 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 (20 Mb/s)
GPRS (0.01 Mb/s)
HSUPA (5.76 Mb/s)
UMTS (0.38 Mb/s)
LTE Cat4 (150 Mb/s)
EDGE (0.38 Mb/s)
Unknown (42.2 Mb/s)
LTE Cat3
HSDPA+ (42.2 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 4.4 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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Lenovo IdeaPhone K900
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