LG Nexus 4 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 2

Top 20 Reasons for the

LG Nexus 4

Compared to Samsung Galaxy Note 2

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1895
Higher pixel density
Comment
318 ppi
vs
267 ppi
19.10% higher pixel density
anonymous
1327
Much higher resolution
Comment
1280x768 px
vs
1280x720 px
6.67% higher resolution
anonymous
817
Every pixel has three subpixels.
Comment
Yes
vs
No
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.
anonymous
688
A lot lighter
Comment
139 g
vs
183 g
44 g lighter
anonymous
592
A shade thinner
Comment
9.1 mm
vs
9.4 mm
0.30 mm thinner
anonymous
567
Direct updates by OS vendor
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It can be updated directly by the OS vendor, so no need to wait until the manufacturer or network provider releases an update.
anonymous
555
Vastly faster downloads
Comment
42 MBits/s
vs
21 MBits/s
2x faster downloads
anonymous
510
Wireless charging
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.
anonymous
239
Shoots 360° panorama
Comment
Yes
vs
No
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.
anonymous
224
Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Comment
Yes
vs
No
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
anonymous
198
Has manual exposure
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the exposure.
anonymous
187
Sizably smaller semiconductor size
Comment
28 nm
vs
32 nm
4 nm smaller semiconductor size. A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.
anonymous
178
Has a CMOS sensor
Comment
Yes
vs
No
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.
anonymous
174
Higher GeekBench result
Comment
492
vs
478
Higher GeekBench result. This is a cross-platform benchmark that measures the performance of the CPU. (Source: Primate Labs, 2014)
anonymous
147
Noticeably narrower
Comment
68.7 mm
vs
80.5 mm
11.80 mm narrower
anonymous
92
Reasonably shorter
Comment
133.9 mm
vs
151.1 mm
17.20 mm shorter
anonymous
81
Appreciably higher memory bandwidth
Comment
8.5 GB/s
vs
6.4 GB/s
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.
Anna Maria Priolo
48
Is a SlimPort device
Comment
Yes
vs
No
With SlimPort you can view HD content on a TV or monitor, by connecting it to the devices micro USB port.
anonymous
7
A tad less body volume
Comment
110 cm³
vs
114.3 cm³
3.91% less body volume
Rafael Rodrigues
1
Guaranteed android lollipop update
Comment
Yes
vs
No

LG Nexus 4 is better than Samsung Galaxy Note 2 because...

Yes
vs
No

Top 16 Reasons for the

Samsung Galaxy Note 2

Compared to LG Nexus 4

anonymous
2806
Considerably more battery power
Comment
3100 mAh
vs
2100 mAh
47.62% more battery power
anonymous
2257
A bit faster CPU clock speed
Comment
4 x 1.6 GHz
vs
4 x 1.5 GHz
6.67% faster CPU clock speed
anonymous
1521
Bigger screen size
Comment
5.5 "
vs
4.7 "
17.02% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
anonymous
1081
Has an external memory slot
Comment
Yes
vs
No
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.
anonymous
1071
Measurably more megapixel (photo, front camera)
Comment
1.9 MP
vs
1.3 MP
46.15% more megapixel (photo, front camera)
anonymous
756
Has a removable battery
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
anonymous
706
Has stereo speakers
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound that surrounds the user from left and right side, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
anonymous
478
Has a radio
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It works as an FM radio with included headsets
anonymous
155
Has a serial shot mode
Comment
Yes
vs
No
You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
anonymous
116
Clearly lower SAR for body (USA)
Comment
0.95 W/kg
vs
1.27 W/kg
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.
anonymous
107
Noticeably lower SAR for head (USA)
Comment
0.23 W/kg
vs
0.55 W/kg
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.
Aiden Richardson
47
Has a stylus
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A stylus lets you draw on the screen and take notes like with a pen
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Yes
vs
No
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117
Has integrated graphics
Comment
Yes
vs
No
With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.
ARM Cortex-A9
Yes
vs
No
Top 3 Reasons for ARM Cortex-A9
anonymous
75
Has NX bit
Comment
Yes
vs
No
NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.
anonymous
71
Has out-of-order execution
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Out-of-order execution is used in CPUs to make use of instruction cycles that would normally be wasted due to delays.
anonymous
71
Has TrustZone
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A technology integrated into the processor to secure the device for use with features such as mobile payments and streaming video using digital rights management (DRM).

Samsung Galaxy Note 2 is better than LG Nexus 4 because...

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