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LG Nexus 4 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 2

Top 21 Reasons for the

LG Nexus 4

Compared to Samsung Galaxy Note 2

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Higher pixel density
318 ppi
vs
267 ppi
19.10% higher pixel density
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899
Way higher resolution
1280x768 px
vs
1280x720 px
6.67% higher resolution
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567
Every pixel has three subpixels
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.
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471
Direct updates by OS vendor
Yes
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No
It can be updated directly by the OS vendor, so no need to wait until the manufacturer or network provider releases an update.
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406
Measurably faster downloads
42 MBits/s
vs
21 MBits/s
2x faster downloads
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331
Much lighter
139 g
vs
183 g
44 g lighter
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318
A little bit thinner
9.1 mm
vs
9.4 mm
0.30 mm thinner
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312
Wireless charging
Yes
vs
No
The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.
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158
Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Yes
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No
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
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156
Shoots 360° panorama
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.
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153
Has manual exposure
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the exposure.
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129
Sizably smaller semiconductor size
28 nm
vs
32 nm
4 nm smaller semiconductor size. A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.
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122
Has a CMOS sensor
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.
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102
Higher GeekBench result
492
vs
478
Higher GeekBench result. This is a cross-platform benchmark that measures the performance of the CPU. (Source: Primate Labs, 2014)
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65
Explicitly higher memory bandwidth
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.
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42
Is a SlimPort device
Yes
vs
No
With SlimPort you can view HD content on a TV or monitor, by connecting it to the devices micro USB port.
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-118
Explicitly narrower
68.7 mm
vs
80.5 mm
11.80 mm narrower
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-184
Somewhat less body volume
110 cm³
vs
114.3 cm³
3.91% less body volume
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Plenty shorter
133.9 mm
vs
151.1 mm
17.20 mm shorter
Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
Yes
vs
No
Top 2 Reasons for Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
Eran Machlev
7
Offers free development
Yes
vs
No
With android, you can make any app you want (without uploading it to Google Play) free of charge.
Jacob Kumar
6
Exellent Features (UI)
Yes
vs
No

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

Yes
vs
No

Top 15 Reasons for the

Samsung Galaxy Note 2

Compared to LG Nexus 4

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1950
Significantly more battery power
3100 mAh
vs
2100 mAh
47.62% more battery power
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1506
Marginally faster CPU clock speed
4 x 1.6 GHz
vs
4 x 1.5 GHz
6.67% faster CPU clock speed
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959
Bigger screen size
5.5 "
vs
4.7 "
17.02% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
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728
Has an external memory slot
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.
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625
Substantially more megapixel (photo, front camera)
1.9 MP
vs
1.3 MP
46.15% more megapixel (photo, front camera)
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477
Has a removable battery
Yes
vs
No
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
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463
Has stereo speakers
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.
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295
Has a radio
Yes
vs
No
It works as an FM radio with included headsets
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100
Notably lower SAR for body (USA)
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.
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89
Appreciably lower SAR for head (USA)
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
43
Has a stylus
Yes
vs
No
A stylus lets you draw on the screen and take notes like with a pen
Samsung Exynos 4412
Yes
vs
No
Top 1 Reason for Samsung Exynos 4412
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Has integrated graphics
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
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41
Has NX bit
Yes
vs
No
NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.
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40
Has TrustZone
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).
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39
Has out-of-order execution
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.

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

Yes
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No

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