37points

Google Nexus 4

91points

Samsung Galaxy Note 8

Google Nexus 4
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143 facts in comparison

Google Nexus 4 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 8

Google Nexus 4
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Google Nexus 4
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
37
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91
points

Why is Google Nexus 4 better than Samsung Galaxy Note 8?

  • Every pixel has three subpixels
  • 56g lighter
    139gvs195g
  • Has an IPS screen
  • 6.1mm narrower
    68.7mmvs74.8mm
  • 28.6mm shorter
    133.9mmvs162.5mm
  • Shoots 360° panorama

Why is Samsung Galaxy Note 8 better than Google Nexus 4?

  • 1.57x more battery power
    3300mAhvs2100mAh
  • 2.67x faster CPU speed
    4 x 2.3GHz & 4 x 1.7GHzvs4 x 1.5GHz
  • 1.64x higher pixel density
    521ppivs318ppi
  • 34.04% bigger screen size
    6.3"vs4.7"
  • 4GB more RAM memory
    6GBvs2GB
  • 3x more megapixels (main camera)
    12MP & 12MPvs8MP
  • 4.34x higher resolution
    1440 x 2960pxvs768 x 1280px
  • 6.15x more megapixels (front camera)
    8MPvs1.3MP

Top specs and features

Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
Google Nexus 4
Samsung Galaxy Note 8

Dustproof/water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1 meter.

2.Weather sealed
Google Nexus 4
Samsung Galaxy Note 8

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.

3.weight

139g

195g

Best

Palm Phone

62.5g

4.thickness

9.1mm

8.6mm

Best

Asus Zenfone AR 64GB

4.6mm

5.width

68.7mm

74.8mm

Best

Vertu Signature for Bentley

42mm

6.height

133.9mm

162.5mm

Best

Motorola FlipOut

67mm

Display

1.resolution

768 x 1280px

1440 x 2960px

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

2.pixel density

318ppi

521ppi

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

3.has branded damage resistant glass
Google Nexus 4
Samsung Galaxy Note 8

Damage resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.

4.screen size

4.7"

6.3"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

Best

Samsung Galaxy Fold

7.3"

5.every pixel has three subpixels
Google Nexus 4
Samsung Galaxy Note 8

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.

6.Has an AMOLED display
Google Nexus 4
Samsung Galaxy Note 8

AMOLED displays, also known as active matrix OLED displays, offer higher refresh rates and consume less power than other types of displays.

Performance

1.Has integrated LTE
Google Nexus 4
Samsung Galaxy Note 8

The system on a chip (SoC) has an integrated LTE cellular chip. LTE is capable of downloading at faster speeds than older, 3G technology.

2.Has integrated graphics
Google Nexus 4
Samsung Galaxy Note 8

With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.

3.Has out-of-order execution
Google Nexus 4
Samsung Galaxy Note 8

Out-of-order execution is used in CPUs to make use of instruction cycles that would normally be wasted due to delays.

For example

ZTE Blade V8 16GB

4.Has AES
Google Nexus 4
Samsung Galaxy Note 8

AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.

5.OpenGL version

3 (Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19))

3.1 (Android 7.0 Nougat)

OpenGL is used in games, with newer versions supporting better graphics.

Best

蘋果iPhone 5S 銀色

4

6.RAM

2GB

6GB

Best

Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 855)

12GB

Cameras

1.megapixels

8MP

12MP & 12MP

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

40 & 20 & 8MP

2.has built-in optical image stabilization
Google Nexus 4
Samsung Galaxy Note 8

Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.

3.front camera megapixels

1.3MP

8MP

Best

Wiko View2 Pro

16 & 16MP

4.video recording (main camera)

1080 x 30fps

2160 x 30fps

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.

Best

Samsung Galaxy S10e (Qualcomm Snapdragon 855) 128GB

2160 x 60fps

5.Has phase detection autofocus for photos
Google Nexus 4
Samsung Galaxy Note 8

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images.

6.has a flash
Google Nexus 4
Samsung Galaxy Note 8

A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.

Audio

1.has stereo speakers
Google Nexus 4
Samsung Galaxy Note 8

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

For example

Samsung Galaxy S10e (Qualcomm Snapdragon 855) 128GB

2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Google Nexus 4
Samsung Galaxy Note 8

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

3.number of microphones

2

2

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Motorola Moto Z3

4

4.Has a radio
Google Nexus 4
Samsung Galaxy Note 8

A built-in FM radio tuner allows you to listen to most of the live-broadcasted FM radio stations without using the internet.

For example

Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 / 128GB / 8GB RAM)

5.Has dedicated media keys
Google Nexus 4
Samsung Galaxy Note 8

Phones with physical keyboards have dedicated media keys, such as: play, stop, next, previous, volume up/down, etc.

For example

Blu Vivo One Plus (2019)

Battery

1.battery power

2100mAh

3300mAh

Best

Energizer Power Max P16K Pro

16000mAh

2.has a removable battery
Google Nexus 4
Samsung Galaxy Note 8

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

For example

Nokia 130 (2017) Dual SIM

3.wireless charging
Google Nexus 4
Samsung Galaxy Note 8

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

4.Supports fast charging
Google Nexus 4
Samsung Galaxy Note 8

Fast charging technologies, like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge or MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to reduce the time it takes to charge a device. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in just 30 minutes.

5.has a battery level indicator
Google Nexus 4
Samsung Galaxy Note 8

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

6.has a rechargeable battery
Google Nexus 4
Samsung Galaxy Note 8

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Features

1.Is a multi-user system
Google Nexus 4
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
2.Has offline voice recognition
Google Nexus 4
Samsung Galaxy Note 8

Offline voice recognition enables you to perform voice actions, like dictating texts or using various voice commands, without an internet connection.

3.Supports Java
Google Nexus 4
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
4.Is free and open source
Google Nexus 4
Samsung Galaxy Note 8

Anyone is free to use, copy, study, and change the software in any way, and the source code is openly shared so that people are encouraged to voluntarily improve the design of the software.

5.Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Google Nexus 4
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
6.Has sharing intents
Google Nexus 4
Samsung Galaxy Note 8

If an app has sharing capabilities and the developers have indicated it, the app will automatically appear in your list of sharing options. Some OS’s limit direct sharing options to a select few apps, which means you have to open apps separately in order to upload the files you want to share.

Miscellaneous

1.has a 24p cinema mode
Google Nexus 4
Samsung Galaxy Note 8

24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.

For example

Coolpad Quattro 4G

2.supports AVCHD format
Google Nexus 4
Samsung Galaxy Note 8

AVCHD (Advanced Video Coding High Definition) is a file-based format for the digital recording and playback of high-definition video. It's a standard popular among professional cameras and camcorders.

For example

Coolpad Quattro 4G

3.Is a system camera
Google Nexus 4
Samsung Galaxy Note 8

A system camera has lots of changeable parts such as lenses, flashes and other accessories. They offer greater flexibility than compact cameras.

For example

Coolpad Quattro 4G

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