Samsung Galaxy Note 2Samsung Galaxy S4
Top 56%16,694 points
Top 56%
Top 67%20,075 points
Top 67%
Screen size
Number of smartphones
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Top 60%
563 smartphones
5.13" - 5.6"
NaN% of all smartphonesYes
No
screen size
resolution
total clock speed
battery power
megapixels
5.5"
5"
Samsung Galaxy J Max
7"
Best

Samsung Galaxy Note 2 vs Samsung Galaxy S4: 39 facts in comparison

1. battery power

19.23% more battery power.
3100mAh
Gionee M6 Plus: 6020mAh
2600mAh
4317
0

2. total clock speed

15.79% faster CPU clock speed.
4 x 1.6GHz
LeEco Le 2 Pro: 10 x 2.7GHz
4 x 1.9GHz
3508
0

3. pixel density

39.46% higher pixel density.
267ppi
Sony Xperia Z5 Premium Dual: 806ppi
441ppi
2896
0

4. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
5.5"
Samsung Galaxy J Max: 7"
5"
2433
0

5. megapixels

38.46% more megapixels (photo).
8MP
Nokia Lumia 1020: 41MP
13MP
2142
0

6. resolution

55.56% higher resolution.
720 x 1280px
Sony Xperia Z5 Premium Dual: 2560 x 3840px
1080 x 1920px
1956
0

7. front camera megapixels

5% more megapixels (photo, front camera).
1.9MP
OnePlus 3T: 16MP
2MP
1782
0

8. weight

53g lighter.
183g
Microsoft Nokia 105: 68.9g
130g
1336
0

9. thickness

1.5mm thinner.
9.4mm
Coolpad Ivvi K1 Mini: 4.7mm
7.9mm
1150
0

10. wireless charging

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.
Samsung Galaxy Note 2
Samsung Galaxy S4
8% have it
787
0

11. download speed

79% faster downloads.
21MBits/s
Samsung Galaxy Note 7: 600MBits/s
100MBits/s
744
0

12. width

10.7mm narrower.
80.5mm
Vertu Signature for Bentley: 42mm
69.8mm
566
0

13. 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.
Samsung Galaxy Note 2
Samsung Galaxy S4
28% have it
531
0

14. height

14.5mm shorter.
151.1mm
Microsoft Lumia 638: 66.7mm
136.6mm
498
0

15. Has integrated LTE

The system on a chip (SoC) has an integrated LTE cellular chip. LTE is capable of downloading at faster speeds than older, 3G technology.
Samsung Galaxy Note 2
Samsung Galaxy S4
38% have it
427
0

16. has continuous autofocus when recording movies

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
Samsung Galaxy Note 2
Samsung Galaxy S4
25% have it
360
0

17. semiconductor size

A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.
32nm
Apple iPhone 6s 64GB: 14nm
28nm
352
0

18. GPU clock speed

The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed.
533MHz
Huawei Mate 9 Pro: 900MHz
450MHz
343
0

19. Supports ANT+

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.
Samsung Galaxy Note 2
Samsung Galaxy S4
8% have it
335
0

20. GeekBench result

This is a cross-platform benchmark that measures the performance of the CPU. (Source: Primate Labs, 2016)
478
Samsung Galaxy Note 5 (AT&T): 5478
752
314
0

21. has manual exposure

This allows to manually set the exposure.
Samsung Galaxy Note 2
Samsung Galaxy S4
24% have it
312
0

22. RAM speed

It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.
400MHz
Samsung Galaxy Note 5 (AT&T): 2873MHz
600MHz
279
0

23. 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.
Samsung Galaxy Note 2
Samsung Galaxy S4
46% have it
272
0

24. upload

88.48% faster uploads.
5.76MBits/s
HTC One E9+ Dual SIM: 150.8MBits/s
50MBits/s
261
0

25. volume

1.52x less body volume.
114.3cm³
Nokia Asha 200: 47.7cm³
75.32cm³
200
0

26. floating-point performance

Floating-point performance is a measurement of the raw processing power of the GPU.
0.02TFLOPS
Gionee Elife S7: 0.81TFLOPS
0.057TFLOPS
179
0

27. has a child lock

A child lock enables adults to prevent or restrict children’s use of the device.
Samsung Galaxy Note 2
Samsung Galaxy S4
66% have it
171
0

28. Has dynamic frequency scaling

Dynamic frequency scaling is a technology that allows the processor to conserve power and reduce noise when it is under a light load.
Samsung Galaxy Note 2
Samsung Galaxy S4
55% have it
148
0

29. SAR - US whole body

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.
0.95W/kg
OnePlus 2: 0.205W/kg
1.55W/kg
139
0

30. Has turn by turn directions

The device will signal upcoming turns and prepare you, ensuring you stay on route.
Samsung Galaxy Note 2
Samsung Galaxy S4
64% have it
133
0

31. SAR - US head

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.
0.23W/kg
Samsung Galaxy SII I9100: 0.16W/kg
0.85W/kg
121
0

32. Supports hardware-assisted virtualization

It is easier to obtain better performance when using virtualization if it is hardware-assisted.
Samsung Galaxy Note 2
Samsung Galaxy S4
44% have it
115
0

33. pixel rate

The number of pixels that can be rendered to the screen every second.
0.5GPixel/s
Sony Xperia Z5 Premium Dual: 7.2GPixel/s
3.2GPixel/s
114
0

34. front-end width

The CPU can decode more instructions per clock (IPC), meaning that the CPU performs better
2
Apple iPhone 7 Plus: 6
3
110
0

35. OpenGL ES version

OpenGL ES is used for games on mobile devices such as smartphones. Newer versions support better graphics.
2
Gionee M6 Plus: 3.2
3
101
0
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