Comparing Samsung Galaxy Note 2 vs Samsung Galaxy S4

1. Samsung Galaxy Note 2

10 Reasons why Samsung Galaxy Note 2 is better

Comparing Samsung Galaxy Note 2 vs Samsung Galaxy S4

1.More battery power
3100mAhvs 2600mAh (Samsung Galaxy S4)
2.Slightly bigger screen size
5.5"vs 5" (Samsung Galaxy S4)
The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
3.Has stereo speakers
Yesvs No (Samsung Galaxy S4)
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound that surrounds the user from left and right side, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
4.Has a radio
Yesvs No (Samsung Galaxy S4)
It works as an FM radio with included headsets
5.Has an IPS screen
Yesvs No (Samsung Galaxy S4)
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.
6.Notably lower SAR for body (USA)
0.95W/kgvs 1.55W/kg (Samsung Galaxy S4)
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.
7.Noticeably lower SAR for head (USA)
0.23W/kgvs 0.85W/kg (Samsung Galaxy S4)
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.
8.Has a stylus
A stylus lets you draw on the screen and take notes like with a pen
9.Has a stylus
Yesvs No (Samsung Galaxy S4)
A stylus is a pen-like accessory that allows you to interact with the touchscreen with greater precision, and is particularly useful for drawing and writing.
Samsung Exynos 4412
Yesvs No (Samsung Galaxy S4)
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2. Samsung Galaxy S4

34 Reasons why Samsung Galaxy S4 is better

Comparing Samsung Galaxy S4 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 2

1.Clearly faster CPU clock speed
4 x 1.9GHzvs 4 x 1.6GHz (Samsung Galaxy Note 2)
2.Measurably higher pixel density
441ppivs 267ppi (Samsung Galaxy Note 2)
3.Measurably more megapixels (photo)
13MPvs 8MP (Samsung Galaxy Note 2)
4.Clearly higher resolution
1,080 x 1,920pxvs 720 x 1,280px (Samsung Galaxy Note 2)
5.Noticeably more megapixel (photo, front camera)
2MPvs 1.9MP (Samsung Galaxy Note 2)
6.Lighter
130gvs 183g (Samsung Galaxy Note 2)
7.Thinner
7.9mmvs 9.4mm (Samsung Galaxy Note 2)
8.Wireless charging
Yesvs No (Samsung Galaxy Note 2)
The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.
9.Distinctly faster downloads
100MBits/svs 21MBits/s (Samsung Galaxy Note 2)
10.Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
Yesvs No (Samsung Galaxy Note 2)
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.
11.Narrower
69.8mmvs 80.5mm (Samsung Galaxy Note 2)
12.Shorter
136.6mmvs 151.1mm (Samsung Galaxy Note 2)
13.Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Yesvs No (Samsung Galaxy Note 2)
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
14.Supports ANT+
Yesvs No (Samsung Galaxy Note 2)
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.
15.Has manual exposure
Yesvs No (Samsung Galaxy Note 2)
This allows to manually set the exposure.
16.Has a CMOS sensor
Yesvs No (Samsung Galaxy Note 2)
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.
17.Considerably faster uploads
50MBits/svs 5.76MBits/s (Samsung Galaxy Note 2)
18.Sizably higher GeekBench result
752vs 478 (Samsung Galaxy Note 2)
This is a cross-platform benchmark that measures the performance of the CPU. (Source: Primate Labs, 2016)
19.Notably less body volume
75.32cm³vs 114.3cm³ (Samsung Galaxy Note 2)
20.Substantially higher memory bandwidth
12.8GB/svs 6.4GB/s (Samsung Galaxy Note 2)
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.
21.Has soft feather touch button for settings
22.Can use a Bluetooth Mouse with No additional hardware/cost
Having the freedom to control/navigate using a wireless(bluetooth) mouse while screen sharing on a TV or bigger display(or on the device itself) is a great advantage.
23.It's a new kids mode
for lollipop update
24.Has Air Gestures
25.User Friendly Device
This device is more Friendly than other Samsung devices
26.More Elegant
It feels good holding an S4 then the Nexus 6...
27.It has air gestures and air view
28.Slow/Fast motion recording
Can record slow and fast motion videos
Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
Yesvs No (Samsung Galaxy Note 2)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 APQ8064AB
Yesvs No (Samsung Galaxy Note 2)
Samsung Galaxy S4
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