LG Nexus 4 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 2
Top 21 Reasons for the
LG Nexus 4
Compared to Samsung Galaxy Note 2
Higher pixel density
19.10% higher pixel density
Amply higher resolution
6.67% higher resolution
Every pixel has three subpixels
The device has a display with three full subpixels per pixel, resulting in a sharp and crisp picture. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.
Direct updates by OS vendor
It can be updated directly by the OS vendor, so no need to wait until the manufacturer or network provider releases an update.
Significantly faster downloads
2x faster downloads
44 g lighter
A tad thinner
0.30 mm thinner
The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.
Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
Shoots 360° panorama
It allows you to shoot a panorama 360° in every direction, by stitching together multiple shots that you take whilst turning on the spot. This creates a spherical 360° panorama, which allows you to look around in all directions instead of just horizontally.
Has manual exposure
This allows to manually set the exposure.
Vastly smaller semiconductor size
4 nm smaller semiconductor size. A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.
Has a CMOS sensor
CMOS image sensors are slowly replacing CCD sensors, due to reduced power consumption and better image quality. They can be very compact and cost relatively little to produce.
Higher GeekBench result
Higher GeekBench result. This is a cross-platform benchmark that measures the performance of the CPU. (Source: Primate Labs, 2014)
Significantly higher memory bandwidth
2.10 GB/s higher memory bandwidth. A higher memory bandwidth means the memory can be accessed faster and therefore data can be retrieved quicker, having a positive effect on the performance.
Is a SlimPort device
With SlimPort you can view HD content on a TV or monitor, by connecting it to the devices micro USB port.
11.80 mm narrower
A little less body volume
3.91% less body volume
17.20 mm shorter
LG Nexus 4 is better than Samsung Galaxy Note 2 because...
Top 15 Reasons for the
Samsung Galaxy Note 2
Compared to LG Nexus 4
Clearly more battery power
47.62% more battery power
A bit faster CPU clock speed
4 x 1.6 GHz
4 x 1.5 GHz
6.67% faster CPU clock speed
Bigger screen size
17.02% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
Has an external memory slot
The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.
Measurably more megapixel (photo, front camera)
46.15% more megapixel (photo, front camera)
Has a removable battery
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
Has stereo speakers
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound that surrounds the user from left and right side, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
Has a radio
It works as an FM radio with included headsets
Significantly lower SAR for body (USA)
0.32 W/kg lower SAR for body (USA). SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) describes how much radio frequency energy emitted by the device will be absorbed by your body. The rate is measured at hip level. The legal limit is 1.6 W/kg in the USA.
Significantly lower SAR for head (USA)
0.32 W/kg lower SAR for head (USA). SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) describes how much radio frequency energy emitted by the device will be absorbed by your body. The rate is measured at head level. The legal limit is 1.6 W/kg in the USA.
Has a stylus
A stylus lets you draw on the screen and take notes like with a pen