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Samsung Galaxy Note 4 versus its rivals: size comparison

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 versus its rivals: size comparison
At this point, it seems like Samsung's Galaxy Note lineup is basking in better overall reception than its Galaxy series of smartphones - most of the enthusiasts that got disappointed by the Galaxy S5 turned their heads towards September and begun to look forward to the Note phablet. Well, the wait is over, as the Galaxy Note 4 is already here!

Unlike its predecessor, however, the device will be faced against a pretty odd and unusual state of the market. A year ago, there was still a somewhat distinct frontier between flagship smartphones and the so-called phablets in terms of size, the difference between the two segments has been gradually diminishing. The status-quo has been broken and we have witnessed some devices boldly trespass into what was previously regarded as "phablet territory". Take the LG G3, for example - with its 5.5" display, it's just a tad smaller than the Note 4's 5.7-inch one.

Then again, members of the Note family have slowly increased in size with each and every generation, save for the Galaxy Note 4. This means that Samsung has unintentionally given its competition a chance to catch up in the size department. A number of current flagship smartphones can comfortably sit next to the Galaxy Note 4 without being overshadowed by the figure of the behemoth device. Let's see how it fares against the competition.

Samsung Galaxy Note 4
6.04 x 3.09 x 0.33 inches
153.5 x 78.6 x 8.5 mm
6.21 oz (176 g)

Samsung Galaxy Note 4

Samsung Galaxy Note 3
5.95 x 3.12 x 0.33 inches
151.2 x 79.2 x 8.3 mm
5.93 oz (168 g)

Samsung Galaxy Note 3

Samsung Galaxy S5
5.59 x 2.85 x 0.32 inches
142 x 72.5 x 8.1 mm
5.11 oz (145 g)

Samsung Galaxy S5

LG G3
5.76 x 2.94 x 0.35 inches
146.3 x 74.6 x 8.9 mm
5.26 oz (149 g)

LG G3

To see the phones in real size or compare them with other models, visit our Visual Phone Size Comparison page.


Samsung Galaxy Note 4
6.04 x 3.09 x 0.33 inches
153.5 x 78.6 x 8.5 mm
6.21 oz (176 g)

Samsung Galaxy Note 4

Apple iPhone 5s
4.87 x 2.31 x 0.3 inches
123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm
3.95 oz (112 g)

Apple iPhone 5s

HTC One (M8)
5.76 x 2.78 x 0.37 inches
146.36 x 70.6 x 9.35 mm
5.64 oz (160 g)

HTC One (M8)

Sony Xperia Z2
5.78 x 2.89 x 0.32 inches
146.8 x 73.3 x 8.2 mm
5.75 oz (163 g)

Sony Xperia Z2

To see the phones in real size or compare them with other models, visit our Visual Phone Size Comparison page.


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posted on 03 Sep 2014, 08:52 7

1. PapaSmurf (Posts: 8300; Member since: 14 May 2012)


Slightly bigger, but well worth the upgrades!

posted on 03 Sep 2014, 08:59

2. CanYouSeeTheLight (Posts: 832; Member since: 05 Jul 2012)


Is it IP certified like the Galaxy S5? I didn't see anything about it and just curious to know.

posted on 03 Sep 2014, 09:02 1

5. lalalaman (Posts: 357; Member since: 19 Aug 2013)


nop,i didnt noticed in livestream,so i dont think so

posted on 03 Sep 2014, 09:04 1

7. buccob (Posts: 1429; Member since: 19 Jun 2012)


apparently it is waterproof but still don't know the exact certification...

what a beast this phone is!

too bad I actually like something much smaller... waiting for the Z3C

posted on 03 Sep 2014, 09:01

3. lalalaman (Posts: 357; Member since: 19 Aug 2013)


Yup!so ur back frm ur class????

i really liked the back faux leather design of note 3 also covered camera bezel.....that design is missing here......but still the device is love

posted on 03 Sep 2014, 09:01 5

4. DONUT (Posts: 307; Member since: 27 Jun 2013)


am i the only one who doesnt feel excited for this phone? i mean its a good phone no doubt, but it didnt really excite me. i know im not going to be excited for the Z3 either considering its going to be a repackaged Z2.. tbh, i wasnt really excited for most phones this year. the only phone that has my attention right now is the Passport

posted on 03 Sep 2014, 09:06 1

8. buccob (Posts: 1429; Member since: 19 Jun 2012)


What about the Z3 Compact or the Sharp Aquos Crystal... those are actually nice eye catching designs

posted on 03 Sep 2014, 09:10

9. DONUT (Posts: 307; Member since: 27 Jun 2013)


well yea, but they dont invoke excitement. rmb when the S2, Note, Note 2, G2 came out? those phones got ppl really interested (and curious). but this year the phones might push certain hardware/software boundaries but they dont really generate excitement anymore. but its probably because the market is so saturated

posted on 03 Sep 2014, 09:20 1

10. buccob (Posts: 1429; Member since: 19 Jun 2012)


you are probably right but thats why I mentioned the Crystal.. definitely a fresh look, futuristic design and unique... though it remains a midrange device...

On the other hand I have stuck to my phone for quite a while now, so this new batch of devices got me excited particularly the Z3C since its going to be a phone the size of my current one but with a bigger screen and vastly superior hardware... just what I have been waiting

posted on 03 Sep 2014, 09:03 1

6. cncrim (Posts: 504; Member since: 15 Aug 2011)


Innovation hit the wall..... don't see worth the upgrade.

posted on 03 Sep 2014, 09:21 1

11. darkskoliro (Posts: 976; Member since: 07 May 2012)


It's a great phone, but i feel like pretty much every manufacturer could come up with the same thing nowadays.

posted on 03 Sep 2014, 11:48

12. GTRagnarok (Posts: 6; Member since: 22 Aug 2014)


Why does the Note 4 look taller than the Note 3 here if the specs says it's shorter?

posted on 03 Sep 2014, 12:05

13. GTRagnarok (Posts: 6; Member since: 22 Aug 2014)


Whoops, never mind, it's supposed to be taller, not wider.

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