Samsung Galaxy Note 4 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 3

Top 35 Reasons for the

Samsung Galaxy Note 4

Compared to Samsung Galaxy Note 3

anonymous
2811
Marginally more battery power
Comment
3220 mAh
vs
3200 mAh
0.63% more battery power
anonymous
2263
Faster CPU clock speed
Comment
4 x 2.7 GHz
vs
4 x 2.3 GHz
17.39% faster CPU clock speed
anonymous
1903
Much higher pixel density
Comment
515 ppi
vs
388 ppi
32.73% higher pixel density
anonymous
1383
Significantly more megapixels (photo)
Comment
16 MP
vs
13 MP
23.08% more megapixels (photo)
anonymous
1331
Sizably higher resolution
Comment
2560x1440 px
vs
1920x1080 px
1.78x higher resolution
anonymous
1074
Vastly more megapixel (photo, front camera)
Comment
3.7 MP
vs
2 MP
1.85x more megapixel (photo, front camera)
anonymous
332
Wider aperture at minimum focal length
Comment
1.9
vs
2.2
Wider aperture at minimum focal length. With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject.
anonymous
288
Has an ultra power save mode
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The device can save battery by using just a black-and-white screen with a few basic icons. This means even with a small amount of battery, you can keep the device running for a long time.
anonymous
215
Distinctly more microphone(s)
Comment
3
vs
2
1 more microphone(s). More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
anonymous
193
Faster photo autofocus due to a phase detection autofocus when shooting pictures
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus and allows sharper images.
anonymous
173
Has a fingerprint scanner
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.
anonymous
154
Has a heart rate monitor
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A heart rate monitor can help show your fitness levels, enabling you to calculate a suitable intensity of exercise.
anonymous
149
Slightly narrower
Comment
78.6 mm
vs
79 mm
0.40 mm narrower
anonymous
129
Has AF tracking
Comment
Yes
vs
No
With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.
George Wallace
23
Dynamic Multi-Window
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Multiwindow is not limited to the side bar, users will now be able to grab a corner on an open application and minimize it from full screen to the size they desire
George Wallace
22
Rapid Charge to 50% in 30 min
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Using the compatable samsung charger, included with the note 4, 50% battery charged in approx. 30 minutes.
George Wallace
14
EasyClip
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Easy clip will allow users to drag to select, like a windows mouse, as well as group content together in an easily sharable scrapbook
George Wallace
10
Fingerprint Web Logins
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Web sites that ask for permission to remember your password will now allow users to select to use previously stored fingerprints
George Wallace
9
SnapNote
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Take editable photos in SNote, allowing users to take a picture of notes on a whiteboard, flatten and focus on the important portion of the picture as well as edit the layout of information and make further notes with the spen
Christopher Luke
9
Can transfer media without installing anything on your PC.
Comment
Yes
vs
No
On the Apple iPhone 6 Plus, you have to download iTunes to transfer anything to your device. While on the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 you can just connect your device to a computer, and put your media on that device.
George Wallace
9
Wide Mode Front Facing Camera
Comment
Yes
vs
No
[url] front facing camera now includes wide mode which allows for 120 degree mini panaramic photos in order to capture better group selfies
George Wallace
8
VoiceNote
Comment
Yes
vs
No
SNote now supports voice notes, simple open snote and select the mic to start recording memos and notes
Prem Accort
7
Smart Gestures
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Can be unlocked with just a swipe on the screen.
Catcat Grummy
4
Has NFC
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Daniele Marengo
4
Pen digitizer support
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It come with a wacom digitizer pen with palm rejection and pressure sensitivity, that you can use with any note taking application (now including MS OneNote) supporting handwriting or any drawing app.
Nikhil VJn
2
Features the all new Corning™ Gorilla Glass 4
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Slimmer, tougher and meaner than it's predecessor it can survive 80% of drops from a height of 1m
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Qualcomm Snapdragon 805
Yes
vs
No
Top 2 Reasons for Qualcomm Snapdragon 805
anonymous
77
Substantially more memory bandwidth
Comment
25.6 GB/s
vs
14.9 GB/s
10.70 GB/s more memory bandwidth. This is the maximum rate that data can be read from or stored into memory.
Daniel Derpey
3
Fast Charging
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It enables faster charging, from 0 to 50% in just half an hour.
Qualcomm Adreno 420
Yes
vs
No
Top 4 Reasons for Qualcomm Adreno 420
anonymous
93
Newer version of DirectX
Comment
11.1
vs
11
Newer version of DirectX. DirectX is used in games, with newer versions supporting better graphics.
anonymous
67
Newer version of OpenGL ES
Comment
3.1
vs
3
Newer version of OpenGL ES. OpenGL ES is used for games on mobile devices such as smartphones. Newer versions support better graphics.
anonymous
56
Newer version of OpenCL
Comment
1.2
vs
1.1
Newer version of OpenCL. Some applications use OpenCL to utilise the power of the graphics processing unit (GPU) for non-graphical computing. Newer versions introduce more functionality and better performance.
anonymous
51
Newer version of OpenVG
Comment
3
vs
1.1
Newer version of OpenVG. OpenVG is used to improve the rendering of 2D graphics on mobile devices, for example the user interface (UI) on a smartphone.

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 is better than Samsung Galaxy Note 3 because...

Yes
vs
No

Top 14 Reasons for the

Samsung Galaxy Note 3

Compared to Samsung Galaxy Note 4

anonymous
691
A bit lighter
Comment
168 g
vs
176 g
8 g lighter
anonymous
594
A bit thinner
Comment
8.3 mm
vs
8.5 mm
0.20 mm thinner
anonymous
127
Explicitly newer USB version
Comment
3
vs
2
1 newer USB version. Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.
anonymous
95
A little bit shorter
Comment
151.2 mm
vs
153.5 mm
2.30 mm shorter
Hicham Sahifa
23
S Pen
Comment
Yes
vs
No
For easy multitasking and drawing
Lake Worths Own
18
Ir blaster
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Have a ir blaster
Zac Reyes
3
S-Pen
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The S-Pen gives the user a great way to muktitask and input handwritten notes faster than they could type them, which in turn boosts the productivity of the phone.
Lake Worths Own
2
More internal storage out the box
Comment
Yes
vs
No
32 vs 16
Sense Commonrailshop
2
Have Many design for each Android version
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Samsung is connected as the android and each Android have many design like the note 3 it is using the android 4.4 kit Kat and have various theme and design
Lake Worths Own
1
Better and more multi tasking
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Samsung Exynos 5 Octa 5420
Yes
vs
No
Top 3 Reasons for Samsung Exynos 5 Octa 5420
anonymous
156
Substantially higher ram speed
Comment
933 MHz
vs
800 MHz
133 MHz higher ram speed. It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.
anonymous
47
Uses big.LITTLE technology
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Using big.LITTLE technology, a chip can switch between two sets of processor cores in order to maximise performance and battery life. For example, when playing a game the more powerful cores will be used to increase performance, whereas checking email will use the less powerful cores to maximise battery life.
anonymous
42
Uses HMP
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Heterogeneous Multi-Processing (HMP) is a more advanced version of big.LITTLE technology. In this setup, a processor can utilise all cores at the same time, or just a single core for low-intensity tasks. This can provide powerful performance or increased battery life respectively.
ARM Mali T628 MP6
Yes
vs
No
Top 1 Reason for ARM Mali T628 MP6
anonymous
231
Reasonably faster GPU clock speed
Comment
533 MHz
vs
500 MHz
33 MHz faster GPU clock speed. The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed.

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is better than Samsung Galaxy Note 4 because...

Yes
vs
No

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