Galaxy Note 4 was replaced by the Galaxy Note 5 in August 2015. There are many Galaxy Note 4 owners who are considering purchasing the Galaxy Note 5, but they are not sure if it’s really worth it. Today we’re going to make a comparison between these two phablets and let you decide which one you want to use.
According to GSMArena, the Galaxy Note 4 measures 153.5×78.6×8.5mm, while the Galaxy Note 5 measures 153.2×76.1×7.6mm, as you can see, the Galaxy Note 5 is slimmer than the old Galaxy Note 4. At the same time, the Galaxy Note 5 is lighter, as it weights 171grams compared with the 176grams of the Galaxy Note 4.
In addition, the Galaxy Note 5 also features Samsung Pay, a technology that allows you to make payments via the NFC feature.
The Galaxy Note 4 and Galaxy Note 5 come with similar super AMOLED displays of 5.7-inches that support a resolution of 2560×1440 pixels and they are protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 4.
Processors, Graphics Cards & RAM
The Galaxy Note 4 comes in two variants: the variant that’s sold in Europe, Latin America and Asia features the Exynos 5433 chipset with an octa-core processor formed from a quad-core processor Cortex A57 clocked at 1.9GHz and a quad-core processor Cortex A53 clocked at 1.3GHz and a Mali-T760 GPU card. The Galaxy Note 4 variant that’s sold in the U.S. features a Snapdragon 805 chipset with a quad-core Krait 450 processor clocked at 2.7 GHz, and an Adreno 420 GPU.
On the other hand, the Galaxy Note 5 features an Exynos 7420 chipset that houses an octa-core processor formed from a quad-core Cortex A57 processor clocked at 2.1GHz and an octa-core A53 processor clocked at 1.5GHz.
When it comes to RAM, the Galaxy Note 4 supports 3GB of RAM and the Galaxy Note 5 has 4GB of RAM.
The Galaxy Note 4 comes with only 32GB of internal storage, but it features a microSD card slot that support a card up to 128GB. The Galaxy Note 5 is sold in three storage variants of 32GB, 64GB and 128GB, but it doesn’t come with a card slot for expanding the storage.
The Galaxy Note 4 is equipped with a primary camera of 16MP that features autofocus, LED flash, OIS, HDR, smile/face detection, panorama and a secondary camera of 3.7MP. On the other hand, the Galaxy Note 5 comes with a primary camera of 16MP that supports LED flash, autofocus, panorama, HDR and the secondary camera is 5MP.
The Galaxy Note 4 has a more powerful battery of 3220, mAh while the Galaxy Note 5 has a reduced battery of 3000 mAh.
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