Comparison between:
- Samsung Galaxy Note5
- OnePlus 2

Brand and model

Information about the brand, model and model alias (if any) of a specific device.

Samsung Galaxy Note5OnePlus 2
Samsung Galaxy Note5
Prices
OnePlus 2
Prices
Model aliasGalaxy Note 5
SM-N920A
N920A
SM-N920F
N920F
SM-N920I
N920I
SM-N920P
N920P
SM-N920R
N920R
SM-N920V
N920V
SM-N9200
N9200
Two
A2001
A2003
A2005

Design

Information about the dimensions and weight of the device, shown in different measurement units. Body materials, available colors, certifications.

Width76.1 mm
7.61 cm
0.25 ft
2.996 in
74.9 mm
7.49 cm
0.246 ft
2.949 in
Height153.2 mm
15.32 cm
0.503 ft
6.031 in
151.8 mm
15.18 cm
0.498 ft
5.976 in
Thickness7.6 mm
0.76 cm
0.025 ft
0.299 in
9.85 mm
0.985 cm
0.032 ft
0.388 in
Weight171 g
0.38 lbs
6.03 oz
175 g
0.39 lbs
6.17 oz
Volume88.6 cm³
5.38 in³
111.99 cm³
6.8 in³
ColorsBlack
Gold
Silver
White
Black
Body materialsGlass
Aluminium alloy
Aluminium alloy
Magnesium alloy
Polycarbonate

SIM card

The Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) is used in mobile devices for storing data authenticating the subscribers of mobile services.

SIM card typeNano-SIMNano-SIM
Number of SIM cards12
Features-Dual SIM stand-by (Both cards are active. When one is busy, the other is not active)

Networks

A mobile (cellular) network is a radio system, which allows a large number of mobile devices to communicate with each other.

GSMGSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
GSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
CDMACDMA 800 MHz (SM-N920R; SM-N920V)
CDMA 1900 MHz (SM-N920R; SM-N920V)
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UMTSUMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
LTELTE 700 MHz Class 17
LTE 800 MHz
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1700/2100 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 1900 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE 700 MHz (B12) (SM-N920V)
LTE-TDD 1900 MHz (B39) (SM-N9200)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41) (SM-N9200)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38) (SM-N9200)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40) (SM-N9200)
LTE 800 MHz
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz

Mobile network technologies and bandwidth

Communication between devices within mobile networks is realized via various generations of network technologies, which provide different bandwidth.

Mobile network technologiesUMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 9
EV-DO Rev. A
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA
LTE

Operating system

Operating system is the system software, which manages and controls the functioning of the hardware components of the device.

Operating system (OS)Android 5.1.1 Lollipop
Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Android 7.0 Nougat
Oxygen (Android 5.1 Lollipop)
Oxygen 2.1.2
Oxygen 2.2.1
User interface (UI)TouchWiz-

System on Chip (SoC)

A system on a chip (SoC) includes into a single chip some of the main hardware components of the mobile device.

SoCSamsung Exynos 7 Octa 7420Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994 v2.1
Process technology14 nm20 nm
CPU4x 2.1 GHz ARM Cortex-A57, 4x 1.5 GHz ARM Cortex-A534x 1.8 GHz ARM Cortex-A57, 4x 1.5 GHz ARM Cortex-A53
CPU bits64 bit64 bit
Instruction setARMv8-AARMv8-A
Level 0 cache memory (L0)-4 KB + 4 KB
Level 1 cache memory (L1)-16 KB + 16 KB
Level 2 cache memory (L2)-2048 KB
2 MB
CPU cores88
CPU frequency2100 MHz1800 MHz
GPUARM Mali-T760 MP8Qualcomm Adreno 430
GPU cores8-
GPU frequency772 MHz650 MHz
RAM capacity4 GB3 GB
4 GB
RAM typeLPDDR4LPDDR4
RAM channelsDouble channelDouble channel
RAM frequency1552 MHz1600 MHz

Storage

Every mobile device has a built-in storage (internal memory) with a fixed capacity.

Storage32 GB
64 GB
16 GB
64 GB
UFS 2.0eMMC 5.0

Display

The display of a mobile device is characterized by its technology, resolution, pixel density, diagonal length, color depth, etc.

Type/technologySuper AMOLEDIncell IPS
Diagonal size5.7 in
144.78 mm
14.48 cm
5.5 in
139.7 mm
13.97 cm
Width2.79 in
70.98 mm
7.1 cm
2.7 in
68.49 mm
6.85 cm
Height4.97 in
126.19 mm
12.62 cm
4.79 in
121.76 mm
12.18 cm
Aspect ratio1.778:1
16:9
1.778:1
16:9
Resolution1440 x 2560 pixels1080 x 1920 pixels
Pixel density515 ppi
202 ppcm
401 ppi
157 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area77.07 %73.58 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Corning Gorilla Glass 4Corning Gorilla Glass 4
LTPS (Low Temperature PolySilicon)
1500:1 contrast ratio
Viewing angle - 178°

Sensors

Different sensors measure different physical quantities and convert them into signals recognizable by the mobile device.

SensorsProximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint
Hall
Heart rate
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Fingerprint
Fingerprint sensor model - Synaptics FS8201Fingerprint sensor model - Fingerprint Cards FPC1150

Rear camera

The primary camera of the mobile device is usually placed on its back and can be combined with one or more additional cameras.

Sensor modelSony IMX240 Exmor RSOmniVision OV13860
Sensor typeCMOSPureCel
Sensor size5.95 x 3.35 mm
0.27 in
5.55 x 4.8 mm
0.29 in
Pixel size1.12 µm
0.001120 mm
1.335 µm
0.001335 mm
Crop factor6.345.9
ISO50 - 3200-
Aperturef/1.9f/2
Shutter speed10 - 1/24000-
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent4.3 mm
27.25 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
4.48 mm
26.42 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
Number of lenses-6
Flash typeLEDDual LED
Image resolution5312 x 2988 pixels
15.87 MP
4160 x 3120 pixels
12.98 MP
Video resolution3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps
FeaturesAutofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Optical image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Macro mode
RAW
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization
Optical image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Macro mode
Laser autofocus (LAF)
Available also with Samsung S5K2P2 (ISOCELL)
1080p @ 60 fps
1080p @ 60 fps
720p @ 120 fps

Front camera

Modern smartphones have one or more front cameras and their positioning has led to various design concepts – pop-up camera, rotating camera, notch, punch hole, under-display camera, etc.

Sensor modelSamsung S5K4E6OmniVision OV5648
Sensor typeISOCELLCMOS BSI+
Sensor size3.2 x 2.4 mm
0.16 in
3.67 x 2.74 mm
0.18 in
Pixel size1.25 µm
0.001250 mm
1.435 µm
0.001435 mm
Crop factor10.829.44
ISO50 - 1250-
Aperturef/1.9f/2.2
Shutter speed1/7 - 1/9728-
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent2.03 mm
21.96 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
31 mm
292.73 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
Field of view120 °-
Number of lenses4-
Image resolution2560 x 1920 pixels
4.92 MP
2560 x 1920 pixels
4.92 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS30 fps-
Auto real-time HDR-

Audio

Information about the type of speakers and the audio technologies supported by the device.

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
192 kHz / 24-bitQualcomm WCD9330

Radio

The radio in a mobile device is a built-in FM radio receiver.

RadioNoNo

Tracking/Positioning

Information about the positioning and navigation technologies supported by the device.

Tracking/PositioningGPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi is a technology that provides wireless data connections between various devices within a short range.

Wi-Fi802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
VHT80 MiMO-

Bluetooth

Bluetooth is a standard for secure wireless data transfer between different types of devices over short distances.

Version4.24.1
FeaturesA2DP
AVRCP
DIP
EDR
HFP
HID
HSP
LE
MAP
OPP
PAN
PBAP
A2DP
EDR

USB

The Universal Serial Bus (USB) is an industry standard that allows different electronic devices to exchange data.

Connector typeMicro USBUSB Type-C
Version2.02.0
FeaturesCharging
Host
Mass storage
Charging
Mass storage

Headphone jack

The headphone jack is an audio phone connector, a.k.a. an audio jack. The most widely used one in mobile devices is the 3.5 mm headphone jack.

Headphone jackYesYes

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

ConnectivityComputer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
DLNA
NFC
ANT+
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
DLNA
VoLTE

Browser

A web browser is a software application for accessing, fetching, displaying and navigating through information on the World Wide Web.

BrowserHTML
HTML5
CSS 3
HTML
HTML5
CSS 3

Audio file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various audio file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital audio data.

Audio file formats/codecsAAC
AMR
AMR-WB
eAAC+
FLAC
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
eAAC+
FLAC
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV

Video file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various video file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital video data.

Video file formats/codecs3GPP
3GPP2
AVI
Flash Video
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
MP4
VP9
WebM
WMV
3GPP
AVI
DivX
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
MP4
VC-1
WebM
WMV
Xvid

Battery

The batteries of mobile devices differ in capacity and technology. They provide the electrical charge needed for the functioning of the devices.

Capacity3000 mAh3300 mAh
TypeLi-IonLi-Polymer
2G talk time28 h
1680 min
1.2 days
-
2G stand-by time336 h
20160 min
14 days
-
3G talk time28 h
1680 min
1.2 days
-
3G stand-by time336 h
20160 min
14 days
-
Charger output power9 V / 1.67 A-
Quick charge technologyQualcomm Quick Charge 2.0-
FeaturesWireless charging
Fast charging
Non-removable
Non-removable
Qi/PMA wireless charging-

Specific Absorption Rate (SAR)

The SAR rating shows the amount of electromagnetic radiation absorbed by the human body when using a mobile device, expressed in W/kg.

Head SAR (EU)0.428 W/kg0.428 W/kg
Body SAR (EU)0.471 W/kg0.205 W/kg
Head SAR (USA)1.14 W/kg0.795 W/kg
Body SAR (USA)1.27 W/kg1.447 W/kg

Additional features

Some devices have additional features, different from the standard ones above, but equally important and worth mentioning.

Additional featuresS Pen stylus
SM-N920F - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: head - 0.448 W/kg; body - 0.581 W/kg
SM-N920F - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) US: head - 1.53 W/kg; body - 1.28 W/kg
SM-N920I - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: head - 0.381 W/kg; body - 0.463 W/kg
SM-N920P - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: head - 0.083 W/kg; body - 0.476 W/kg
SM-N920P - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) US: head - 1.23 W/kg; body - 1.47 W/kg
SM-N920V - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: head - 0.505 W/kg; body - 0.588 W/kg
SM-N920V - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) US: head - 1.16 W/kg; body - 1.48 W/kg
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