Samsung Galaxy A5  Samsung Galaxy Note 2  
Samsung Galaxy A5Samsung Galaxy Note 2
magic score50.3N/A
PriceRs. 15,993 onwardsN/A
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Launch Date (India)Jan, 2015Sep, 2012
Smartphone OSAndroid 4.4, Upgradeable to 6.0Android 4.1, Upgradeable to 4.4
Screen Size5 inches5.5 inches
Screen Resolution720x1280 pixels (~ 294 pixels per inch)720x1280 pixels (~ 267 pixels per inch)
Display FeaturesSuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLED, Scratch Resistant
Processor1.2 GHz1.6 GHz
Camera13.0 MP8.0 MP
Thickness6.7 mm9.4 mm
Weight123 gm180 gm
Battery Capacity2300 mAh3100 mAh
Other Battery ParametersInternet Usage Time (3G): 8 hrs, Internet Usage Time (4G): 8 hrs, Internet Usage Time (WiFi): 11 hrs, Video Playback Time: 12 hrs, Audio Playback Time: 68 hrsN/A
Editor's Note [Positives]
  • Beautiful design, and exceptional build quality
  • Good ergonomics - very comfortable to hold and use with one hand
  • Excellent AMOLED screen with great contrast, deep blacks and vivid colors
  • Android with TouchWiz interface which adds a number of useful features including the multi-window mode
  • Fast fluid performance
  • Excellent audio output quality
  • Very good camera
  • Good call quality
  • Very good battery life
  • Better ergonomics, and slightly more compact body than the original Galaxy Note
  • Gigantic screen
  • Absolutely stunning AMOLED display (possibly the best display on a smartphone to date)
  • S Pen is longer and thicker now, and feels much more ergonomic in the hand (compared to the original Note)
  • S Pen apps and features are quite useful
  • Silky smooth Android interface
  • Super fast quad-core processor, 2 GB of RAM
  • Super fast web browser
  • Very good camera
  • Excellent loudspeaker
  • Great music player with 'Music Square' that places your songs in a mood matrix
  • Excellent call quality
  • Very good battery life
Editor's Note [Negatives]
  • Average speaker loudness
  • As with the original Note, the main disadvantage of the gigantic phone is the same as its main advantage - its huge screen - you can forget about pocket comfort and one-handed operation
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