The Samsung Galaxy Note is more of a hybrid between phone and tablet - a phablet. Its gigantic 5.3in screen stands out as the key selling point and its expansive high resolution screen with HD Super AMOLED display is worth consideration for those who browse a lot and read a lot online. Add the S Pen Stylus, which comes bundled with the Note for a completely unique user experience.
On the other hand, the HTC Evo 4G LTE is a dual-core Android 4.0 phone running on Sprint's networks. It has a 4.7in super LCD (720p) display and a powerful 1.5GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 processor running HTC Sense 4.0 User Interface (UI).
In contrast, the HTC Droid Incredible 4G LTE is Verizon's latest smartphone with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich onboard. It is the third member of the HTC Droid family which includes native Beats audio.
Check out how the three leading Android smartphone stack up.
The Galaxy Note comes with a 5.3in HD Super AMOLED display with a resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels. It includes Corning Gorilla Glass which defends the screen from damage. It comes with a TouchWiz 4.0 User Interface (UI) which features visual improvements and gestures functionality like panning, turnover, double tap and tilt.
In comparison, the Droid Incredible 4G LTE touts an S-LCD capacitive touchscreen with a resolution of 960 x 540 pixels. The 4.0in screen is made of Corning Gorilla Glass and features HTC sense UI. HTC Evo 4G LTE, on the other hand, sports a 4.7in Super IPS LCD2 capacitive touchscreen with a resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels
The Galaxy Note LTE is powered by a 1.5GHz dual-core Scorpion processor based on Qualcomm MSM8660 Snapdragon chipset. It includes Adreno 220 GPU which offers full acceleration, reduces memory bandwidth overhead and lowers power usage.
In contrast, the Droid Incredible 4G LTE is powered by a 1.2GHz Krait dual-core CPU and Qualcomm MSM8960 Snapdragon chipset.
The Evo 4G LTE features dual-core 1.5GHz Krait CPU and Adreno 225 GPU for accelerated graphics while running graphic- intensive apps and games.
All the three smartphones boast an eight megapixel rear-facing camera which features geo-tagging, auto-focus, LED flash and face and smile detection. The smartphones offer support to record video of 1080p.
The Samsung smartphone includes a front-facing camera of two megapixels, while both the HTC smartphones come with a 1.3 megapixel secondary camera with support for 720p video recording.
The Note LTE runs on the Android 2.3 Gingerbread operating system. The Korean giant has started rolling out Android 4.0 upgrade for Galaxy Note owners.
On the other hand, the Droid Incredible and Evo 4G readily ship with Android 4.0 ICS.
Memory and Storage
Both the Evo 4G LTE and Galaxy Note LTE include internal storage option of 16GB and offer 1GB of RAM.
The HTC Droid comes with an 8GB of internal storage.
All the three smartphones include a microSD card slot which is expandable up to 32GB.
The Galaxy Note LTE packs a Li-Ion 2500mAh standard battery which allows for standby time of up to 252 hours with a talk-time of 10 hours. The Evo 4G LTE ships with a Li-Ion 2000 mAh battery and the Droid Incredible 4G LTE has Li-Ion 1700mAh standard battery.