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Today we will talk about the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 and Xiaomi Note 4, two new phablets that come with some good specifications. But remember that Samsung had some battery problems with the Note 7 and had to cancel the consumer launch plan, but after making sure that the battery will longer explode while charging, the device will be found in stores again. Here’s a comparison between the premium Note 7 and the modest Xiaomi Note 4, which will help you make the right decision.


The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 measures 153.5×73.9×7.9mm and weights 169 grams. It has a beautiful shiny glass back and a curved metal frame and the interior is protected against dust and water. On the other hand, the Xiaomi Note 4 is slightly thicker and heavier as it measures 151x76x8.4mm and weights 175 grams. Its body is made entirely of metal and there are two slim horizontal lines on the back, which are hiding the radio antennas.


The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 comes with a super AMOLED display of 5.7-inch that supports a resolution of 2560×1440 pixels at 518 ppi. The Xiaomi Note 4 has a smaller IPS LCD display of 5.5-inch that supports a lower a resolution of 1920×1080 pixels at 401 ppi.

Processors, Graphics Cards & RAM

The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 features an Exynos 8890 Octa chipset with a quad-core Mongoose CPU clocked at 2.3GHz and a quad-core Cortex A53 CPU clocked at 1.6GHz, a Mali-T880 MP12 graphics card and 4GB of RAM. The Xiaomi Note 4 comes with a Mediatek MT6797 Helio X20 chipset that houses a deca-core CPU clocked at 2.1GHz, a Mali-T880 MP4 graphics card and 2GB (normal edition) or 3GB (high edition) of RAM.


The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 has been released with an internal storage of 64GB which you can expand up to 256GB using a microSD card. However, the Xiaomi Note 4 comes in two internal storage variants of 16GB (normal edition) and 64GB (high edition), but you can expand it up to 256GB using a microSD card.


The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 sports a primary camera of 12MP that features LED flash, phase detection autofocus, OIS, geo-tagging, auto HDR, panorama, touch focus, face detection and a secondary camera of 5MP. The Xiaomi Note 4 has a better primary camera of 13MP that features phase detection autofocus, dual-LED flash, geo-tagging, HDR, face detection, panorama and a secondary camera of 5MP.


Both devices feature non-removable batteries with capacities of 3500 mAh (Galaxy Note 7) and 4100 mAh (Xiaomi Note 4).