Today we will compare Samsung’s Galaxy Note 4, Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy Note 7. The Galaxy Note 4 has been released back in October 2014, followed by Galaxy Note 5 in August 2015, while the Galaxy Note 7 is expected to arrive this month.
The Galaxy Note 4 measures 153.5×78.6×8.5mm and weights 176 grams. Its design is classic, featuring a robust body covered by faux leather, but without stitches on the edges. The Galaxy Note 5 is slimmer and slightly lighter, measuring 153.2×76.1×7.6mm and it weights 171 grams. It received the same design as the Galaxy S6, featuring a brand new glass back and a metal frame, which was appreciated by the fans. Finally, the upcoming Galaxy Note 7 is thicker and lighter than the Galaxy Note 5 as it measures 153.5×73.9×7.9mm and weights 169 grams, but its design won’t suffer any changes.
All three devices come with a super AMOLED display of 5.7-inch that supports a resolution of 2560×1440 pixels at 518 ppi.
Processors, Graphics Cards & RAM
The Galaxy Note 4 has been released in two variants, as follows:
– Chipset: Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 or Exynos 5433;
– Processor: quad-core Krait 450 clocked at 2.7GHz or quad-core Cortex A57 CPU clocked at 1.9GHz and quad-core Cortex A53 CPU clocked at 1.3GHz;
– Graphics Card: Adreno 420 or Mali-T760 MP6;
– RAM: 3GB.
The Galaxy Note 5 features a Exynos 7420 Octa chipset, a quad-core Cortex A53 CPU clocked at 1.5GHz and a quad-core Cortex A57 CPU clocked at 2.1GHz, a Mali-T760MP8 graphics card and 4GB of RAM.
The Galaxy Note 7 comes in two variants, as follows:
– Chipset: Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 or Exynos 8890;
– Processor: dual-core Kryo CPU clocked at 2.15GHz and dual-core Kryo CPU clocked at 1.6GHz or quad-core CPU clocked at 2.3GHz and quad-core CPU clocked at 1.6GHz;
– Graphics Card: Adreno 530 or Mali-T880 MP12;
– RAM: 4GB.
The Galaxy Note 4 has been released with an internal storage of 32GB which you can expand up to 256GB using a microSD card. The Galaxy Note 5 comes in three internal storage variants of 32GB, 64GB and 128GB, but it doesn’t offer a microSD card slot for storage expansion. The Galaxy Note 7 will be released with an internal storage of 64GB, but don’t worry because you will be able to expand it up to 256GB using a microSD card.
The Galaxy Note 4 sports a primary camera of 16MP that features autofocus, LED flash, OIS, panorama, face detection, HDR, touch focus, geo-tagging and a secondary camera of 3.7MP. The Galaxy Note 5 has a primary camera of 16MP that features LED flash, panorama, HDR, face detection, autofocus, OIS, geo-tagging and a secondary camera of 5MP. The Galaxy Note 7 comes with a primary camera of 12MP that features LED flash, OIS, autofocus, geo-tagging, panorama, auto HDR, touch focus and a secondary camera of 5MP.
The Galaxy Note 4 is powered by a removable battery of 3220 mAh, while the battery of the Galaxy Note 5 was reduced to 3000 mAh. Finally, the Galaxy Note 7 will receive a more powerful battery of 3500 mAh.