Lenovo Vibe Z vs Samsung Galaxy Note 3 [Tech Specs]
Lenovo Vibe Z which was launched recently already has some stiff competition in the market. The phablet has now become a rage and almost all the manufacturer are coming out with one. The most interesting part of this competition is to see who has what to offer to its customers and at what price. Price tag is always becoming the thin line in deciding on one phone over the other. Now Lenovo has come up with this phablet Vibe Z which will be put up against Samsung Galaxy Note 3 to see who performs better.
Only the specifications and features will help us in differentiating the best from the best. So, let’s dig in deeper and see who has the best trick upon his sleeves.
Design and Display
The display of Lenovo Vibe Z is about 5.5 inches, whereas the Samsung comes with a bigger screen display of 5.7 inches. They both have the Corning Gorilla Glass to protect the screen from getting scratched and the resolution is also the same for both the phablets that is 1080 X 1920p. The pixel density is also better in Samsung Galaxy Note 3 with 386 ppi compared to Lenovo Vibe Z’s 401 ppi. The Lenovo has come out with only 2 colors – Titanium and Silver whereas Samsung Galaxy Note 3 has 6 different colors – Black, white, Merlot Red, Rose Gold Black, Pink and Rose Gold White. Samsung Galaxy Note 3 comes with a stylus which is perfectly placed at the back of the phone, but Lenovo chose to do away with the stylus.
Lenovo Vibe Z comes with 2.2 GHz Krait 400 processors and Samsung boasts of 2.3 GHz Krait 400 processors with both operating under Android 4.3 Jelly bean where you will find Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor in both the device. It comes with all the regular features like the YouTube, Gmail, Voice input Calendar, document viewer, image editor, predictive text input, HTML 5 browser, but the Samsung phablet has missed out the radio which is very much a part of the Lenovo.
Memory and Camera
Samsung Galaxy Note 3 has the internal memory of 32/64 GB of memory with 3 GB of RAM and Lenovo Vibe Z has 16 GB internal storage capacity with 2 GB of RAM. Then both of them have the facility of micro SD card slot where you can get external storage capacity of 64GB in the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and up to 32 GB of storage in the Lenovo Vibe Z.
Both the phablets offers the same resolution in the rear camera. They both have 13 MP front camera with 4128 X 3096p resolutions. Samsung has LED flash And Lenovo comes with Dual LED flash with features like auto focus, face detection, and touch focus and Geo-tagging. There are additional features in the Samsung Galaxy like Dual Shot, Simultaneous HD Video and Recording image, smile detection, Image stabilization, HDR and Panorama. The front camera has made a huge difference with Samsung only have 2MP and Lenovo having a 5MP camera.
Samsung has the 3200 mAh Li-Ion battery and Lenovo has got 3000 mAh non removable Li-Po battery. Lenovo has the standby time of 648h compared to Samsungs 420h and the Lenovo provides talk time is of 33h compared to the Samsungs 21h talk time.
Samsung has been in the market for a while whereas Lenovo has just launched so it will be an interesting duel between the two. There are many users who do not want to use the stylus and more comfortable with their fingers so Lenovo will be the best choice for them. If you want a phablet at a cheaper price then Lenovo will do full justice to your choice.
Lenovo Vibe Z
Samsung Galaxy Note 3
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – all models
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
149.1 x 77 x 7.9 mm (5.87 x 3.03 x 0.31 in)
151.2 x 79.2 x 8.3 mm (5.95 x 3.12 x 0.33 in)
145.2 g (5.11 oz)
168 g (5.93 oz)
IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
1080 x 1920 pixels, 5.5 inches (~401 ppi pixel density)
1080 x 1920 pixels, 5.7 inches (~386 ppi pixel density)