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Today we’re going to talk about the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and LG G3, two phablets that have been released in 2013 and 2014 respectively. Even if the devices are quite old, we assure you that they are still pretty good and we suggest you to check out this article and maybe the specs of these phones will convince you to spend your money on any of them.


The Galaxy Note 3 measures 151.2×79.2×8.3mm and weights 168 grams. It has a faux leather back with stitching on the edges and the available options of colors are: Black, White, Pink, Merlot Red, Rose Gold Black and Rose Gold White. On the other hand, the LG G3 measures 146.3×74.6×8.9mm and weights only 149 grams. It has a floating arc design and a faux metal back with a brushed effect and the physical buttons (volume and power) sit below the rear camera.


The Galaxy Note 3 has a Super AMOLED display of 5.7-inch that supports a resolution of 1920×1080 pixels at 386 ppi and it’s protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3. The LG G3 has a smaller true HD-IPS + LCD display of 5.5-inch that supports a higher resolution of 2560×1440 pixels at 538 ppi and it’s protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3.

Processors, Graphics Cards & RAM

The Galaxy Note 3 handset has been released in two variants of chipsets, processors and graphics cards, as follows:

– Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 chipset, a quad-core Krait 400 processor clocked at 2.3GHz and an Adreno 330 graphics card;
– Exynos 5420 chipset, an octa-core processor formed from a quad-core Cortex A15 processor clocked at 1.9GHz and a quad-core Cortex A7 processor clocked at 1.3GHz and a Mali-T628 MP6 graphics card.

Both variants come with 3GB of RAM, which is enough for gaming or multitasking.

On the other hand, the LG G3 comes with a Qualcomm MSM8974AC Snapdragon 801 chipset, a quad-core Krait 400 processor clocked at 2.5GHz, an Adreno 330 graphics card and 3GB of RAM.


The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 has been released in three internal storage variants of 16GB, 32GB and 64GB, but you will be able to expand the storage up to 64GB using a microSD card. The LG G3 features only 16GB internal storage which can be expanded up to 128GB using a microSD card.


The Galaxy Note 3 sports a primary camera of 13MP (found on the rear side of the phablet) that supports autofocus, LED flash, geo-tagging, touch focus, panorama, face detection, HDR and a secondary camera of 2MP (found on the front side of the handset). The LG G3 comes with a primary camera of 13MP that features OIS, dual-LED flash, geo-tagging, touch focus, smile detection, panorama, HDR and a secondary camera of 2.1MP.


Both phablets come with non-removable batteries, but the one found on the Galaxy Note 3 is more powerful as it has 3200 mAh, while the LG G3 is powered by a smaller 3000 mAh battery.