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Samsung's Note5 emerges victorious from our blind comparison, smacks the iPhone 6 Plus on the head

Samsung's Note5 emerges victorious from our blind comparison, smacks the iPhone 6 Plus on the head

posted: 24 Aug 2015, 08:10

Last Thursday, we finally had enough time to sit down and pull some photos taken by the Samsung's super-phablet, the Note5, and mix them with identical snaps produced by competing...

Samsung Galaxy Note5 vs iPhone 6 Plus, Galaxy Note 4, Xiaomi Mi Note Pro blind camera comparison, part 1: vote for the best phone

Samsung Galaxy Note5 vs iPhone 6 Plus, Galaxy Note 4, Xiaomi Mi Note Pro blind camera comparison, part 1: vote for the best phone

posted: 20 Aug 2015, 15:59

Although it has been only a week since the Samsung Galaxy Note5 got announced, we've grown quite familiar with it by now. After all, we've already...

Note5 TouchWiz vs Note 4 TouchWiz UI comparison: what changed with Samsung's skin?

Note5 TouchWiz vs Note 4 TouchWiz UI comparison: what changed with Samsung's skin?

posted: 18 Aug 2015, 06:12

Even if you're only a casual reader, it's quite unlikely that you haven't noticed that we've been dedicating inordinate amounts of time covering Samsung's two new super-phablets — the Note5 and S6 edge+...

Galaxy Note5 battery life benchmark: Outperforms the Note 4 despite smaller battery

Galaxy Note5 battery life benchmark: Outperforms the Note 4 despite smaller battery

posted: 17 Aug 2015, 02:50

Most of you probably won't remember, but as it was our job to pay attention back then, we do. When the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 arrived on the scene last year, critics and consumers alike were worried...

Galaxy Note5 vs Note 4: should you upgrade? (infographic)

Galaxy Note5 vs Note 4: should you upgrade? (infographic)

posted: 13 Aug 2015, 12:03

The Note5 beats the fourth edition of the venerable Note franchise by everything but weight and battery capacity. It is thinner and more compact, especially on the all-important side bezel front, despite sporting a new premium metal-and-glass...

Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+ vs Samsung Galaxy Note 4, LG G4: specs comparison

Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+ vs Samsung Galaxy Note 4, LG G4: specs comparison

posted: 13 Aug 2015, 10:30

So, it looks like the rumors were on the right track. Samsung has been working on a larger version of the Galaxy S6 edge all along, and that rumored device has just been made official. Meet the Samsung Galaxy...

Samsung Galaxy Note5 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 4: first look

Samsung Galaxy Note5 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 4: first look

posted: 13 Aug 2015, 10:00

Boy, it feels like it was yesterday when Samsung announced the very first Galaxy Note smartphone. Yet here we are, four years later, holding the Samsung Galaxy Note5 - the latest and greatest Note handset yet. As a direct successor...

How to fix your Samsung Galaxy Note 4's RAM management problems [root]

How to fix your Samsung Galaxy Note 4's RAM management problems [root]

posted: 11 Aug 2015, 09:29

The Samsung Galaxy S6 & S6 edge became notorious for an aggressive RAM management algorithm that saw Sammy's greatest kill background apps and processes mere seconds after you switch to another app. The Note 4 does...

T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S5 updated to Android 5.1.1; various models receive Stagefright fix

T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S5 updated to Android 5.1.1; various models receive Stagefright fix

posted: 10 Aug 2015, 17:10

T-Mobile has updated its version of the Samsung Galaxy S5 to Android 5.1.1. It is believed to be the only version of the phone to be running on this build of Android. Besides receiving the...

Deal: Snag a Samsung Galaxy Note 4 or HTC One M9 unlocked for under $380

Deal: Snag a Samsung Galaxy Note 4 or HTC One M9 unlocked for under $380

posted: 05 Aug 2015, 21:38

With the Galaxy Note 5 almost here, the Galaxy Note 4 - with its microSD slot and all - can be had for cheap...

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 vs Xiaomi Mi Note Pro poll results: Note 4 still THE phablet

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 vs Xiaomi Mi Note Pro poll results: Note 4 still THE phablet

posted: 02 Aug 2015, 13:00

A little over a week ago, we asked the PhoneArena readers to vote between the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and the Xiaomi Mi Note Pro in a battle for phablet supremacy. We're now ready to share the results...

OnePlus 2 vs OnePlus One vs Samsung Galaxy Note 4: specs comparison

OnePlus 2 vs OnePlus One vs Samsung Galaxy Note 4: specs comparison

posted: 28 Jul 2015, 05:01

The OnePlus 2 is here and it really is something, judging from the specs sheet, feature list, and most importantly, the price tag that it flaunts. Certainly, it is not the perfect phone (none is), but the OnePlus 2 is...

Top phones with IR blaster and remote control functionality (2015 edition)

Top phones with IR blaster and remote control functionality (2015 edition)

posted: 26 Jul 2015, 20:15

An IR blaster built into a phone allows the handset to double as a universal remote control for a number of electronic devices we have around our homes. Using a special pre-loaded app, the phone can be programmed...

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 vs Xiaomi Mi Note Pro: vote for the better phablet!

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 vs Xiaomi Mi Note Pro: vote for the better phablet!

posted: 24 Jul 2015, 10:49

Although the Galaxy Note 5's launch is just a few weeks ahead, the Galaxy Note 4 is still Samsung's most current phablet, and arguably one of its best inventions ever. However, Xiaomi made quite a splash on the...

Realistic-looking dummy of the Galaxy S6 EDGE+ compared to the Galaxy Note 4

Realistic-looking dummy of the Galaxy S6 EDGE+ compared to the Galaxy Note 4

posted: 17 Jul 2015, 08:29

So far, we've heard a number of reports that the Galaxy Note line may not get a curved-screen unit this year. Instead, whispers say that the expected Galaxy S6 EDGE+ will come to fulfill customers' needs for...

Samsung Galaxy Note Edge and Note 4 are now $200 cheaper on AT&T (on contract)

Samsung Galaxy Note Edge and Note 4 are now $200 cheaper on AT&T (on contract)

posted: 10 Jul 2015, 20:42

AT&T slashed the on-contract prices of its Galaxy Note Edge and Galaxy Note 4 to $199.99 and $99.99, respectively. Meanwhile, Verizon and Sprint are still selling the two handsets at their initial prices...

In July, Samsung shaves off $200 from every Galaxy Note 4 purchase... if you jump through a couple of hoops

In July, Samsung shaves off $200 from every Galaxy Note 4 purchase... if you jump through a couple of hoops

posted: 07 Jul 2015, 09:16

In the wake of LG offering a couple of juicy freebies with every purchase of a brand-new G4, Samsung is about to launch a special promotion for the Galaxy Note 4. Starting...

Screenshot confirms Android 5.1.1 is getting pushed out for the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 in Russia

Screenshot confirms Android 5.1.1 is getting pushed out for the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 in Russia

posted: 05 Jul 2015, 12:31

A screenshot in Russian seems to confirm that the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 (SM-N910C) is in the process of being updated to Android 5.1.1 in Russia. So far, no changelist for the update...

Check out this crazy DIY Note 4 Iron Man edition

Check out this crazy DIY Note 4 Iron Man edition

posted: 03 Jul 2015, 09:23

If the Galaxy S6 edge Iron Man edition can fetch pretty penny, what are the chances of a do-it-yourself Note 4 with the same premise? Pretty good, we'd say, looking at the final results of this Note 4 transformation below...

The best selfie phone: Galaxy S6 vs LG G4 vs iPhone 6 vs One M9 vs Xperia Z3 vs Note 4 vs Nexus 6

The best selfie phone: Galaxy S6 vs LG G4 vs iPhone 6 vs One M9 vs Xperia Z3 vs Note 4 vs Nexus 6

posted: 24 Jun 2015, 07:47

Ah, the venerable Selfie! So popular is its usage today that it's easy to forget that the word would have meant nothing to people even 10 years back. And yet, as if of nowhere, everyone...

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