Samsung Galaxy S4 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 2
Top 35 Reasons for the
Samsung Galaxy S4
Compared to Samsung Galaxy Note 2
Faster CPU clock speed
4 x 1.9 GHz
4 x 1.6 GHz
18.75% faster CPU clock speed
Significantly higher pixel density
1.65x higher pixel density
Measurably more megapixels (photo)
1.63x more megapixels (photo)
Appreciably higher resolution
2.25x higher resolution
Plenty more megapixel (photo, front camera)
5.26% more megapixel (photo, front camera)
Distinctly faster downloads
4.76x faster downloads
53 g lighter
1.50 mm thinner
The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.
Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
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.
Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
Has manual exposure
This allows to manually set the exposure.
Distinctly faster uploads
8.68x faster uploads
Explicitly 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.
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.
Higher GeekBench result
Higher GeekBench result. This is a cross-platform benchmark that measures the performance of the CPU. (Source: Primate Labs, 2014)
Vastly higher memory bandwidth
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.
Camera clarity awesome
16mp vs 13mp
10.70 mm narrower
Sizably less body volume
1.52x less body volume
14.50 mm shorter
Samsung Galaxy S4 is better than Samsung Galaxy Note 2 because...
Top Twelve Reasons for the
Samsung Galaxy Note 2
Compared to Samsung Galaxy S4
More battery power
19.23% more battery power
A tad bigger screen size
10% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
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
Has an IPS screen
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.
Appreciably lower SAR for body (USA)
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.
Measurably lower SAR for head (USA)
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.
Has directory organization
A directory helps to keep your music, videos and e-books organized and easy to find.
Has a stylus
A stylus lets you draw on the screen and take notes like with a pen
Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
Has music playback
The device can play mp3 music files.