The Samsung Galaxy Note boasts a gigantic 5.3in screen and comes with the amazing S Pen, which integrates with the device's native apps to provide a richer and more interactive experience to the users. The S Pen has turned out to be an interesting gadget which allows users to jot down notes, draw sketches and surf the Internet far easier than was originally thought possible.
On the other hand, the HTC has unveiled the Evo 4G LTE, which packs the Beats audio software and delivers a realistic sound experience. In addition, the feature-packed smartphone comes with HD voice, Near Field Communication (NFC) and Google Wallet.
Check out how the smartphones stack up:
The Galaxy Note flaunts an incredible 5.3in HD Super AMOLED display with a resolution of 1280x800 pixels. It incorporates Corning Gorilla Glass, which defends the screen from scratches and dust. In addition, it includes the TouchWiz 4.0 User Interface (UI) which enables gesture functions like panning, turn over, tilt and double tap.
In comparison, the Evo 4G LTE touts a Super IPS LCD2 capacitive touchscreen with a resolution of 1280x720 pixels. The 4.7in screen includes HTC Sense UI as well as Corning Gorilla Glass.
The Samsung smartphone is powered by a 1.4GHz dual-core processor and an Exynos chipset. It includes the Mali 400 MP, which offers a complete graphics acceleration platform, maximises battery life, and reduces memory bandwidth overhead as well as minimising heat dissipation. In contrast, the HTC smartphone is powered by a 1.5GHz Krait dual-core processor. It contains Adreno 225 GPU which provides support to powerful graphics.
Both smartphones have 1GB of RAM.
Both smartphones boasts an eight megapixel rear-facing camera which features auto-focus, LED flash, geo-tagging and face and smile detection, as well as the ability to record videos at 1080.
The Galaxy Note comes with a front-facing two megapixel camera, while, the Evo 4G LTE has a 1.3 megapixel front-facing camera.
The Galaxy Note runs on Android 2.3 (Gingerbread). The Evo 4G LTE runs on Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS)) which features improved text input, spell checking, easy multitasking, new lock screen actions and resizable widgets.
Both smartphones include a microSD card slot with an additional memory of 32GB. The Galaxy Note includes internal storage options of 16GB and 32GB. On the other hand, the Evo 4G LTE includes a 16GB of internal storage.
Both the Galaxy Note and Evo 4G LTE feature Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n with Wi-Fi direct. The Galaxy Note supports Bluetooth 3.0 + HS wireless technology. The Evo 4G LTE offers support to Bluetooth 3.0 with A2DP technology.
The Galaxy Note packs a whopping Li-Ion 2500mAh standard battery which allows for stand-by time of up to 960 hours on 2G and 820 hours on 3G networks. It supports talk time of up to 26 hours 10 minutes on 2G and 13 hours 30 minutes on 3G networks. In contrast, the Evo 4G LTE boasts of Li-Ion 2000mAh standard battery which allows for stand-by time of up to 146 hours and talk time of up to five hours.