Features Key features of the Galaxy Note 3  vs Lumia 1320 

screen size

screen resolution

Galaxy Note 3
1920 x 1080
Lumia 1320
1280 x 720



Galaxy Note 3
Quad core
Lumia 1320
Dual core

camera resolution

Differences What are the advantages of each

Back view of Samsung Galaxy Note 3

Reasons to consider the
Samsung Galaxy Note 3

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Much bigger app store 850,000 apps vs 120,000 apps More than 7x more apps; find an app for virtually any task
Screen uses OLED technology Yes vs No About half of smartphones are OLED; OLED screens are typically higher contrast and use less power
Store significantly more stuff 64 GB vs 8 GB 8x more storage capacity; free yourself from memory cards
Significantly lighter 168 g vs 220 g Around 25% lighter
Significantly higher resolution front camera 13 MP vs 5 MP More than 2.5x higher resolution front camera; Video chat with other people
Significantly faster processor 2.3 GHz vs 1.7 GHz More than 35% faster processor; run computation-intensive applications, such as photo editing, faster
Significantly sharper screen 386 ppi vs 244 ppi Around 60% sharper PPI; enjoy photo-realistic, crisp images
Significantly higher resolution 1920 x 1080 vs 1280 x 720 2.2x higher resolution
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
Much better theoretical download speed 150 Mb/s vs 100 Mb/s 50% better theoretical download speed; enjoy lightning fast downloads on modern networks
More RAM 3 GB vs 1 GB 3x more RAM; browse media-heavy webpages without slowing down
Records higher def video 3840 x 2160 @ 30 fps vs 1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps 4x higher def video
Thinner 8.3 mm vs 9.8 mm More than 15% thinner
Front view of Nokia Lumia 1320

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Supports FM radio Yes vs No Somewhat common; Listen to music and news from local radio stations
Longer standby time 40,320 min vs 31,680 min More than 25% longer standby time
Bigger screen 6" vs 5.7" More than 5% bigger screen

Reviews Word on the street

Galaxy Note 3  vs Lumia 1320 

The display is pretty bright for a Super AMOLED panel, though still far from the best LCD units in that respect.
Galaxy Note 3

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


9.0 Out of 10
8.0 Out of 10

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Galaxy Note 3  vs
Lumia 1320 
Size 5.7" 6"
Resolution 1920 x 1080 1280 x 720
Multitouch N/A N/A
PPI 386 ppi 244 ppi


Clock speed 2.3 GHz 1.7 GHz
Number of cores Quad core Dual core
Internal storage 64 GB 8 GB
Supported card formats

photo & video

Camera 13 MP 5 MP
Resolution 13 MP 5 MP
Flash Yes Yes
Secondary camera 2 MP 0.3 MP
Video resolution 3840 x 2160 @ 30 fps 1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps


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)
LTE Cat 3 (100/)
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 1,500 min
Talk time (3G) 1,260 min 1,260 min
Standby time 31,680 min 40,320 min
Capacity 3,200 mA·h 3,400 mA·h

form factor

Galaxy Note 3  vs
Lumia 1320 
Weight 168 g 220 g
Thickness 8.3 mm 9.8 mm
Size 79.2 x 151.2 x 8.3 mm 85.9 x 164.2 x 9.8 mm


Has an assisted GPS Yes Yes


Supports FM radio No Yes


Operating system Android 5.0 Windows Phone, 8
App store Android Market Windows Phone Marketplace
Adobe flash support No No
App store size 850,000 apps 120,000 apps


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