PhoneRocket Review Our evaluation of Galaxy Note 4 vs 2


Processing power and speed



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Benchmarks Real world tests of Galaxy Note 4 vs OnePlus 2

geekbench Processor and memory performance

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Samsung Galaxy Note 4

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Screen uses OLED technology Yes vs No About half of smartphones are OLED; OLED screens are typically higher contrast and use less power
Supports NFC Yes vs No Somewhat common; Enables payment by phone and other wireless communications
Acts as a wi-fi hotspot Yes vs No Somewhat common; Share your cellphone's data plan with other devices
Significantly higher resolution 2560 x 1440 vs 1920 x 1080 Around 80% higher resolution
Sharper screen 515 ppi vs 400 ppi Around 30% sharper PPI; enjoy photo-realistic, crisp images
Higher resolution front camera 16 MP vs 13 MP Around 25% higher resolution front camera; Video chat with other people
Better theoretical download speed 42.2 Mb/s vs 20 Mb/s More than 2x better theoretical download speed; enjoy lightning fast downloads on modern networks
Thinner 8.5 mm vs 9.8 mm Around 15% thinner
Slightly bigger screen 5.7" vs 5.5" Around 5% bigger screen
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Much better overall performance 3,831 vs 946 More than 4x better geekbench score
Records much higher def video 3840 x 2160 @ 120 fps vs 3840 x 2160 @ 30 fps 4x higher def video
Store more stuff 64 GB vs 32 GB 2x more storage capacity; free yourself from memory cards
More RAM 4 GB vs 3 GB Around 35% more RAM; browse media-heavy webpages without slowing down

Reviews Word on the street

Galaxy Note 4  vs OnePlus

The new functionality of the fingerprint sensor is most welcome, though we would have been happier if Samsung did some work to improve the sensor's reading capabilities.
Galaxy Note 4

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Galaxy Note 4  vs
Size 5.7" 5.5"
Resolution 2560 x 1440 1920 x 1080
Multitouch N/A N/A
PPI 515 ppi 400 ppi


Clock speed 1.9 GHz 1.8 GHz
Number of cores Octa core Octa core
Internal storage 32 GB 64 GB

photo & video

Camera 16 MP 13 MP
Resolution 16 MP 13 MP
Flash Yes Yes
Secondary camera 3.7 MP 5 MP
Video resolution 3840 x 2160 @ 30 fps 3840 x 2160 @ 120 fps


Generation 4G 4G
LTE Cat 4 (150/)
HSUPA (7.2 Mb/s)
EDGE (0.38 Mb/s)
LTE (20 Mb/s)
HSPA (unspecified)
LTE-A Cat 6 (300/)
HSDPA+ (42.2 Mb/s)
UMTS (0.38 Mb/s)
GPRS (0.01 Mb/s)
GSM (0.01 Mb/s)


Capacity 3,220 mA·h 3,300 mA·h

form factor

Galaxy Note 4  vs
Weight 176 g 175 g
Thickness 8.5 mm 9.8 mm
Size 78.6 x 153.5 x 8.5 mm 74.9 x 151.8 x 9.8 mm


Has an assisted GPS Yes Yes


Supports FM radio No No


Operating system Android 6.0 Android 6.0
Multitasking Yes Yes
App store Android Market Android Market
Adobe flash support No No
App store size 850,000 apps 850,000 apps


Acts as a wi-fi hotspot Yes No
Supports NFC Yes No
Bluetooth Bluetooth Bluetooth
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