PhoneRocket Review Our evaluation of Galaxy Note 3 vs IdeaPhone K900

Performance

Processing power and speed

Passmark and Geekbench

Graphics

3D and 2D graphics

AnTuTu 3D

Battery Life

How long will the battery last

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

Reviews

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Reviews from gsmarena.com, pocket-lint.com, techradar.com, phonearena.com, fudzilla.com and 1 more

PhoneRocket Score

Performance, Graphics, Battery Life and Reviews

Winner
Samsung Galaxy Note 3 

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Benchmarks Real world tests of Galaxy Note 3 vs IdeaPhone K900

geekbench Processor and memory performance

This processor and the latest version of Android gives a level of performance that feels quite incredible for an Android device.
Galaxy Note 3 | by PocketLint (Oct, 2013)

passmark Processor performance including multiple cores

You might remember the Lenovo IdeaPhone K900 as the 5.5 inch device from China whose AnTuTu Benchmark score edged the scores tallied by some of the most high powered Android devices now available.
IdeaPhone K900 | by PhoneArena (May, 2013)

AnTuTu 3D 3D graphics performance

Differences What are the advantages of each

Back view of Samsung Galaxy Note 3

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Samsung Galaxy Note 3

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Better AnTuTu 3D score 9,685 vs 7,380 More than 30% better AnTuTu 3D score
More processing power 4,668 vs 3,859 More than 20% better passmark score
Store much more stuff 64 GB vs 16 GB 4x more storage capacity; free yourself from memory cards
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
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
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
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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

screen

Galaxy Note 3  vs
IdeaPhone K900 
Type AMOLED Super IPS LCD2
Size 5.7" 5.5"
Resolution 1920 x 1080 1920 x 1080
Multitouch N/A Yes
PPI 386 ppi 400 ppi

hardware

Clock speed 2.3 GHz 2 GHz
Number of cores Quad core Dual core
RAM 3 GB 2 GB
Internal storage 64 GB 16 GB
Supported card formats
SDHC
SD

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

cellular

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

battery

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

sensors

Has an assisted GPS Yes Yes

music

Supports FM radio No Yes

software

Operating system Android 4.4.4 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

connectivity

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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