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Samsung Galaxy S4 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 2

Top 35 Reasons for the

Samsung Galaxy S4

Compared to Samsung Galaxy Note 2

anonymous
1673
Faster CPU clock speed
Comment
4 x 1.9 GHz
vs
4 x 1.6 GHz
18.75% faster CPU clock speed
anonymous
1396
Notably higher pixel density
Comment
441 ppi
vs
267 ppi
1.65x higher pixel density
Yogesh Dembla
1
Has soft feather touch button for settingsnew
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
996
Explicitly more megapixels (photo)
Comment
13 MP
vs
8 MP
1.63x more megapixels (photo)
anonymous
985
Explicitly higher resolution
Comment
1920x1080 px
vs
1280x720 px
2.25x higher resolution
anonymous
710
Reasonably more megapixel (photo, front camera)
Comment
2 MP
vs
1.9 MP
5.26% more megapixel (photo, front camera)
anonymous
460
Appreciably faster downloads
Comment
100 MBits/s
vs
21 MBits/s
4.76x faster downloads
anonymous
407
Lots lighter
Comment
130 g
vs
183 g
53 g lighter
anonymous
383
Thinner
Comment
7.9 mm
vs
9.4 mm
1.50 mm thinner
anonymous
351
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
328
Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
Comment
Yes
vs
No
802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.
anonymous
171
Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Comment
Yes
vs
No
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
anonymous
162
Has manual exposure
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the exposure.
anonymous
153
Clearly faster uploads
Comment
50 MBits/s
vs
5.76 MBits/s
8.68x faster uploads
anonymous
144
Noticeably 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
135
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
119
Supports ANT+
Comment
Yes
vs
No
ANT+ is a wireless protocol similar to Bluetooth Smart, and is very power efficient. It is mainly used for fitness monitoring devices such as heart rate monitors and cadence sensors to connect to other devices, eg. sports watches, smartphones and cycling computers.
anonymous
117
Higher GeekBench result
Comment
752
vs
478
Higher GeekBench result. This is a cross-platform benchmark that measures the performance of the CPU. (Source: Primate Labs, 2014)
anonymous
69
Notably higher memory bandwidth
Comment
12.8 GB/s
vs
6.4 GB/s
6.40 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.
Koushik Venkat
1
Camera clarity awesome
Comment
Yes
vs
No
16mp vs 13mp
anonymous
-50
Significantly narrower
Comment
69.8 mm
vs
80.5 mm
10.70 mm narrower
anonymous
-127
Explicitly less body volume
Comment
75.32 cm³
vs
114.3 cm³
1.52x less body volume
anonymous
-146
Shorter
Comment
136.6 mm
vs
151.1 mm
14.50 mm shorter
Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
Yes
vs
No
Top 1 Reason for Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
Karthik Thangavelu
5
Has Google now which is better than SIRI
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 APQ8064AB
Yes
vs
No
Top 3 Reasons for Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 APQ8064AB
anonymous
82
Appreciably higher ram speed
Comment
600 MHz
vs
400 MHz
200 MHz higher ram speed. It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.
anonymous
74
Has integrated LTE
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The system on a chip (SoC) has an integrated LTE cellular chip. LTE is capable of downloading at faster speeds than older, 3G technology.
anonymous
65
Has dynamic frequency scaling
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Dynamic frequency scaling is a technology that allows the processor to conserve power and reduce noise when it is under a light load.
Qualcomm Krait 300
Yes
vs
No
Top 4 Reasons for Qualcomm Krait 300
anonymous
48
Supports hardware-assisted virtualization
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It is easier to obtain better performance when using virtualization if it is hardware-assisted.
anonymous
47
Substantially wider front-end
Comment
3
vs
2
1 wider front-end. The CPU can decode more instructions per clock (IPC), meaning that the CPU performs better
anonymous
34
Sizably more bits executed at a time
Comment
128
vs
64
64 more bits executed at a time. NEON provides acceleration for media processing, such as listening to MP3s.
anonymous
34
Notably newer version of VFP
Comment
4
vs
3
1 newer version of VFP. Vector Floating-Point (VFP) is used by the processor to deliver increased performance in areas such as digital imaging.
Qualcomm Adreno 320 (450MHz)
Yes
vs
No
Top 4 Reasons for Qualcomm Adreno 320 (450MHz)
anonymous
64
Notably higher floating-point performance
Comment
0.057 TFLOPS
vs
0.02 TFLOPS
0.04 TFLOPS higher floating-point performance. Floating-point performance is a measurement of the raw processing power of the GPU.
anonymous
48
Significantly higher pixel rate
Comment
3.2 GPixel/s
vs
0.5 GPixel/s
2.70 GPixel/s higher pixel rate. The number of pixels that can be rendered to the screen every second.
anonymous
38
Newer version of OpenGL ES
Comment
3
vs
2
Newer version of OpenGL ES. OpenGL ES is used for games on mobile devices such as smartphones. Newer versions support better graphics.
anonymous
38
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 S4 is better than Samsung Galaxy Note 2 because...

Yes
vs
No

Top Twelve Reasons for the

Samsung Galaxy Note 2

Compared to Samsung Galaxy S4

anonymous
2193
More battery power
Comment
3100 mAh
vs
2600 mAh
19.23% more battery power
anonymous
1090
A tad bigger screen size
Comment
5.5 "
vs
5 "
10% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
anonymous
509
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
332
Has a radio
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It works as an FM radio with included headsets
anonymous
302
Has an IPS screen
Comment
Yes
vs
No
IPS (In-Plane Switching) is a technology used for LCDs. It was designed to overcome the main limitations of normal TFTs TN-matrices: relatively slow response times, small viewing angles and low quality color reproduction.
anonymous
110
Distinctly lower SAR for body (USA)
Comment
0.95 W/kg
vs
1.55 W/kg
0.60 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
95
Clearly lower SAR for head (USA)
Comment
0.23 W/kg
vs
0.85 W/kg
0.62 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.
anonymous
74
Has directory organization
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A directory helps to keep your music, videos and e-books organized and easy to find.
Aiden Richardson
44
Has a stylus
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A stylus lets you draw on the screen and take notes like with a pen
anonymous
35
Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Comment
Yes
vs
true
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
anonymous
29
Has music playback
Comment
Yes
vs
true
The device can play mp3 music files.
Samsung Exynos 4412
Yes
vs
No
Top 0 Reasons for Samsung Exynos 4412
ARM Mali 400 MP4
Yes
vs
No
Top 1 Reason for ARM Mali 400 MP4
anonymous
104
Clearly faster GPU clock speed
Comment
533 MHz
vs
450 MHz
83 MHz faster GPU clock speed. The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed.

Samsung Galaxy Note 2 is better than Samsung Galaxy S4 because...

Yes
vs
No

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