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Samsung Galaxy S3 vs Note 2: The Force Is Strong With This One

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Samsung have two superb devices out on the market at the moment. First there is the Samsung Galaxy S3, which was released in the summer and secondly, the Galaxy Note 2 which has just been released. So which of the two devices is considered to be the best given that the S3 already was given the flagship title and the Note 2 looks to be very powerful?

Samsung Galaxy S3 vs Note 2: Can the phablet take flagship status away from S3?

PocketNow put the two handsets against each other in a video test comparison to find out which of the devices came out on top. The video shows the two handsets being put through the paces in benchmark tests and provides viewers with a tour of both devices.

When looking at the devices side by side you can easily see the difference in screen size. The Samsung Galaxy S3 has the 4.8 inch display, which looks puny up against the 5.5 inch screen of the Note 2. However apart from size of the display they look very similar.

The Samsung Galaxy Note 2 is the heftier handset at 183 grams and the S3 is 133 grams. The Note 2 is also thicker at 9.4 mm, while the S3 is 8.6mm. Some say that the weight of the Note 2 lends to a more premium feel. It also beats the S3 in drop tests.

Specs wise the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 can be considered more powerful thanks to its higher clocked speeds and it also has more features thanks to the added advantages of an S-Pen.

So overall the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 is a force to be reckoned with given that it essentially is a bigger, more powerful and feature packed version of the S3. Check out the video below to see for yourself.

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