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Samsung Galaxy Note 4 vs Note 5

Last Updated On: July 19, 2017

Here in this article, we will compare the most popular stylish Samsung Galaxy Note 5 smartphone with the Galaxy Note 4 smartphone. The Samsung Galaxy Note 5 smartphone was the most popular smartphone in the world after the launched. But now there are many smartphones in the market launched by the Samsung such as Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge, Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus, and they come with a lot of advanced features and configuration. So, here we came up with detailed comparisons between the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 vs Note 5 in this article.Samsung Galaxy Note 4 vs Note 5

Galaxy Note 4 vs Note 5 Compared

Display and Design of Galaxy Note 4 vs Note 5

The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 smartphone comes with a large 5.7 inches of Quad HD 2560-by-1440 pixels screen resolution Super AMOLED display that offers a bright and clear graphics while watching movies or High-end gaming. On the other hand, The Samsung Galaxy Note 5 smartphone has same large 5.7 inches of QHD 2560 x 1440 pixels resolution Super AMOLED display.

That means, both the smartphone comes with the same display quality and graphics resolution. Regarding the display, there are no any differences between both smartphones.

The Display of the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 smartphone equipped with a Corning Gorillas Glass 4 protection against scratches and drops. While the Galaxy Note 4 smartphone does not come with any screen protection glass on the display. But the Display of the Galaxy Note 4 smartphone has 2.5D curved glass which offers better touch interface.

As the result of the screen, the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 and Note 4, both the smartphone is the winner of this battle and offers a bright, vivid, and sharp picture quality while gaming, multitasking, or streaming movies.

The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 smartphone comes with simple metallic body edges and faux-leather back removable cover to insert SIM card and MicroSD card. The Body frame of the Note 4 smartphone is a made of complete metal material and offers premium feel while holding the hand.

But the fake leather effect back battery cover may disappoint you. On the other hand, The Samsung Galaxy Note 5 smartphone comes with a full metal Unibody matte finish body design. The Samsung Galaxy Note 5 is a slimmer and looks premium than Note 4 smartphone.

The Note 5 is a 153.2 x 76.1 x 7.6 mm and weighs 171 gm. While the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 is 153.5 x 78.6 x 8.5 mm and 176 gm. The main disappointing thing is that the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 smartphone does not come with an expandable storage option and removable battery. But the removable battery and MicroSD card slot, these both the feature is available on the Galaxy Note 4 smartphone.

See Also: Samsung Galaxy Note 3 vs Note 5

Performance and Operating system Galaxy Note 4 vs Note 5

The All new Samsung Galaxy Note 5 smartphone comes with its own Samsung Exynos 7420 (2.1GHz Quad + 1.5GHz Quad) of 64-Bit Processor highly powered processor along with the massive 4GB of LPDDR Type RAM memory that provides a faster and smooth performance while gaming or multitasking.

For the graphics rendering, the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 smartphone comes with an ARM Mali-T760 MP8 GPU that can able to render QHD graphics while multitasking or streaming movies. On the other hand, the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 smartphone comes with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 Quad Core 2.7 GHz of 64-bit processor along with the 3GB of LPDDR type RAM memory.

For the graphics, the Galaxy Note 4 smartphone comes with a Qualcomm Adreno 420 Graphics chipset that can render QHD quality graphics during the gaming, browsing the internet, watching videos, streaming movies, etc.

The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 smartphone runs on its own TouchWiz UI along with the Google’s Android 4.4 KitKat operating system. While the Galaxy Note 5 smartphone runs on latest version of TouchWiz UI along with the Google’s Android 5.1 Lollipop operating system with the lots of interesting features and app.

Camera and Storage Galaxy Note 4 vs Note 5

For the photography, The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 smartphone comes with 16.0 megapixels or autofocus primary camera with LED flash for the low light photography. The main camera of the Galaxy Note 4 smartphone also supports the other camera features like Voice Commands Smile, Cheese, Capture, Shoot to capture photos, fast autofocus, Live HDR, panorama etc.

While the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 smartphone comes with 16.0 megapixels of Smart OIS autofocus primary camera along with the LED flash that you can use to capture photos in the night. The 16.0 megapixels of the primary camera also supports the other camera features like 4K UHD videos and recording, Panorama.

It also supports other features like OIS (optical image stabilization), Live HDR, and much more.With the 16.0 megapixels primary camera of the Note 5 smartphone, you can capture 4K quality videos at 30fps of rate without any blurriness.

For the selfie, The Samsung Galaxy Note 5 smartphone comes with 5.0 megapixels of fixed focus front-facing selfie camera. The Front 5.0 megapixels of the camera also supports an F1.9 aperture and offer a bright, sharp photos and videos without any blurriness. On the other hand, the Galaxy Note 4 smartphone comes with 3.7 megapixels of fixed focus front facing secondary that allows you to captures

On the other hand, the Galaxy Note 4 smartphone comes with 3.7 megapixels of fixed focus front facing secondary that allows you to captures high-resolution pictures and videos. For the storage, the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 smartphone has 32GB Internal storage with the expandable option to expand the storage up to 128GB via MicroSD Card slot. While the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 smartphone comes with 32GB of UFS 2.0 type internal onboard storage without any expandable option. The Galaxy Note 5 smartphone also comes with a 64GB of internal storage option.

Connectivity and Battery Galaxy Note 4 vs Note 5

For the connectivity, the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 smartphone has the latest 4G LTE connectivity including 3G, 2G, EDGE, and GPRS. The Galaxy Note 4 smartphone also supports the other connectivity feature like WiFi 802.11b/g/n/ac, WiFi Hotspot, Bluetooth v4.1, NFC, GPS, GLONASS, FM, Radio, USB 2.0 port, and 3.5mm audio output & Mic-in Jack.

Sensors on the Galaxy Note 4 smartphone include Gyro Sensor, Accelerometer, Geomagnetic Sensor, Hall Sensor, Barometer, Gesture Sensor, Fingerprint Sensor, HR Sensor, Proximity Sensor, UV Sensor, and RGB Sensor.

On the other hand, the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 smartphone comes with the latest 4G VoLTE Connectivity including 3G, 2G, Edge, and GPRS. The Galaxy Note 5 smartphone also supports the other connectivity features like WiFi 802.11 b/g/n/ac (2.4/5GHz), MIMO, WiFi Hotspot, Bluetooth v4.2and ANT+ USB OTG. It also supports other feature like GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, NFC, Fast Wireless Charging, FM, Radio, USB 2.0 and 3.5mm audio output and Mic-In jack. Sensors on the Note 5 smartphone include RGB Light, Accelerometer, Proximity, Gyro, Barometer, Fingerprint, Hall, and HRM.

The Samsung Galaxy Note 5 smartphone backed by a 3000 mAh Li-Ion Polymer non-removable battery that provides up to 11 hours of talk time on the 3G network. While the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 smartphone comes with a 3220 mAh Li-Ion Polymer removable battery.

Verdict

Regarding the display quality, configuration, camera quality, connectivity, built quality and built material the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 smartphone is the best flagship smartphone than the Galaxy Note 4 smartphone.

We hope this Samsung Galaxy Note 4 vs Note 5 comparison helped you to choose the best one. Do share your comments and reviews below which one will you choose out of these two?

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