Samsung's new flagship phone, the Samsung Galaxy Note II, became available yesterday. Hardware.Info put Samsung's latest Android device next to Apple's iPhone 5 to find out how the current top-of-the-line smartphones compare to each other. Samsung is positioning the Galaxy Note II above the Samsung Galaxy S3.
They both have the same quad-core Exynos 4412 processor, but in the Note II it runs at 1600 MHz instead of 1400 MHz. The GPU has also been boosted from 400 to 533 MHz, and the RAM was increased from 1 GB to 2 GB. These hardware improvements should provide a noticeable performance-increase.
It's still too early for a full review, but it is interesting to find out how the Samsung Galaxy Note II compares to Apple's new iPhone 5. It's challenging to compare the two since they run on two different operating systems, but a number of benchmark programs are available for both Android and iOS. Hardware.Info created a benchmark comparison between the two phones.
So here they are, the cold, hard numbers behind Samsung's and Apple's latest pride and joy. Hardware.Info took a look at the performance of the browsers, 3D rendering, and the performance of the processors and memory. To see the benchmark results, head over to the article on Hardware.Info.