OnePlus "welcomes" Samsung's Galaxy Note 4 by giving away a 64 GB OnePlus One

Probably feeling left out following all the new announcements from IFA 2014, OnePlus decided to give away a 64 GB OnePlus One smartphone in order to “welcome the launch" of Samsung’s Galaxy Note 4. That's literally what the Chinese company posted earlier today on Facebook: it's welcoming the new Note. OnePlus is also giving away 100 invites to buy the One - because its recently-announced pre-order system won't be available before October.

To enter OnePlus' contest you must share a Facebook post which compares the OnePlus One to the Galaxy Note 4. Honestly, we think OnePlus may be aiming too high with this comparison. Don’t get us wrong: the One is a great smartphone for its price (as our review of it is concluding), but the Note 4 simply packs more advanced features - including a 5.7-inch Super AMOLED display with 1440 x 2560 pixels (Quad HD). Even so, if you do want to win a 64 GB OnePlus One, all the details you need are available at the source link found at the the end of this article. 

This isn’t the first time when OnePlus pits its One against a Samsung flagship. Back in April, the company compared its handset to the Galaxy S5, despite the fact that the One hadn’t been officially announced at the time.

Here's a more detailed comparison between the specs of the One Plus One and Galaxy Note 4 (with the mention that the Note 4 also has a quad-core Snapdragon 805 version, in addition to the octa-core Exynos one listed below):

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 vs OnePlus One


Display size

5.7 inches
5.5 inches


1440 x 2560 pixels
1080 x 1920 pixels

Pixel density

515 ppi
401 ppi



Screen-to-body ratio

74.39 %
71.81 %



Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

16 megapixels
13 megapixels

Hardware Features

Optical image stabilization, Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Autofocus, CMOS image sensor


Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 31 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F2.0; Sensor size: 1/3.06"

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD), 1920x1080 (Full HD), 1280x720 (HD) (120 fps)

Recording format

MPEG4, H.264


Optical image stabilization, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Video calling, Video sharing
Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Video calling, Video sharing


3.7 megapixels
5 megapixels

Video capture

2560x1440 (QHD) (30 fps)
1280x720 (HD)



6.04 x 3.09 x 0.33 inches (153.5 x 78.6 x 8.5 mm)
6.02 x 2.99 x 0.35 inches (152.9 x 75.9 x 8.9 mm)


6.21 oz (176 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
5.71 oz (162 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)


Back: Plastic; Frame: Aluminum


Fingerprint (swipe)


Touch sensitive control keys, Notification light

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 5433
Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 8974-AC


Octa-core, 1900 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 20 nm
Quad-core, 2500 MHz, Krait 400


Mali-T760 MP6
Adreno 330




Android (6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop, 4.4), Samsung TouchWiz UI
Android (6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 4.4.4, 4.4), CyanogenMod UI



3220 mAh
3100 mAh



Talk time (3G)

20.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1362 min)

Music playback

82.00 hours

Video playback

14.00 hours

Shopping information

MSRP price

$ 349

source: OnePlus (Facebook)

Related phones

  • Display 5.5" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 13 MP / 5 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 801, Quad-core, 2500 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB
  • Battery 3100 mAh
Galaxy Note 4
  • Display 5.7" 1440 x 2560 pixels
  • Camera 16 MP / 3.7 MP front
  • Processor Samsung Exynos 7 Octa, Octa-core, 1900 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3220 mAh(20h 3G talk time)



1. Jinto

Posts: 436; Member since: Jan 15, 2014

Last time i checked, none of these phones were available to buy but anyways, Note 4 > any other phone in the world (except maybe the Note Edge)

15. Iodine

Posts: 1478; Member since: Jun 19, 2014

So why people don't want to buy it ?

24. techperson211

Posts: 1280; Member since: Feb 27, 2014

OPO eat our sh*t!!! You really think people here are dumb enough to be a victim for the 2nd time to your invite sh*t system? Grow up!!! If you want to be known then sell your so called flagship killer phones.

2. frydaexiii

Posts: 1476; Member since: Dec 01, 2011

F**k off OnePlus...Amazing Community? You mean a community of beggers asking for invites and "elites" who already have the phone to "bless" these beggers with invites? OPO is outclassed, outmatched and about to be outsold, no matter how much cheaper it is...

17. Doakie

Posts: 2478; Member since: May 06, 2009

Of course it's going to be outsold, no one except smartphone fanatics have even heard of them, and even with such niche demand they can't produce them fast enough to meet demand at that price point. It's their first phone for Christ's sake.....

3. Johnnokia

Posts: 1158; Member since: May 27, 2012

Whatever... It is not available for direct sell with poor customer service support .. Many hate begging these stupid invites

4. NokiaFTW

Posts: 2072; Member since: Oct 24, 2012

Note 4 > OnePlus One.

25. gmk120

Posts: 4; Member since: Sep 03, 2014

Sure, Note 4 slightly better in hardware specs, with Samesung's bloatware and the crappiest UI aka Touchwizz = 700 bucks. Similar specs and full cyanogenmod support = 350 bucks. Seriously?

5. Danini1112

Posts: 70; Member since: Jun 22, 2013

One Plus One > Where Can i bought one ? How much time I will receive mine ? Note 4 > I buy it, I have it. That its.

7. mamadathu

Posts: 48; Member since: Mar 01, 2014

+1 for ur comment

26. gmk120

Posts: 4; Member since: Sep 03, 2014

Buying the One Plus One without invite is still 200 bucks less. Note 4 is literally another Galaxy S5 = an uninspired design, a low-tier build quality like every other Samsung device, still with their touchwhizz crap, of course bloatware included, and insignifcant hardware perfomance upgrade, only the 1440p gimmick, which the LG G3 already has but cheaper.

6. mamadathu

Posts: 48; Member since: Mar 01, 2014

one minus one

8. SuperAndroid507

Posts: 361; Member since: Jan 06, 2014

Nah thanks, their phone is getting outdated fast, is like begging for an invitation to watch a last year movie...

14. Doakie

Posts: 2478; Member since: May 06, 2009

:-/ C'mon, serious? Getting old fast? It's got a Snapdragon 801, 3 GB of RAM, 401 ppi pixel density, and 64 GB of internal for $349... It's far from "outdated." All this complaining about it being old just sounds like whiney teenage angst from people who haven't got to buy one yet....

29. Adrian38

Posts: 142; Member since: Nov 05, 2012

And if it was available for purchase, you'd probably still get one. So shush.

9. htcforlife

Posts: 73; Member since: Apr 15, 2014

Wanted to buy a Oneplus One in the start. Now want to shoot the CEO in the head

10. StraightEdgeNexus

Posts: 3689; Member since: Feb 14, 2014

OPO can put their phone and invites in their rear-sides, Note 4 FTW!!!

11. Taters

Posts: 6474; Member since: Jan 28, 2013

Lol I like it. Especially the part about the Spen being bloat ware. Usually jabs at Samsung are stupid and baseless like the ones HTC and Nokia try to throw. The price thing here is actually pretty smart.

12. Iodine

Posts: 1478; Member since: Jun 19, 2014

One plus one is acting just like samsung on Apple, but one is just a small startup, and samsung is a giant concern.

13. caesantos

Posts: 90; Member since: Feb 27, 2014

one MINUS one, that means NOTHING = ZERO.

16. 0xFFFF

Posts: 3806; Member since: Apr 16, 2014

OnePlus is a social media marketing company, not a phone company. If they ever start making phones for real and selling them without gimmicks and contests, I will be quite surprised.

18. Zenzui

Posts: 114; Member since: Feb 13, 2012

One plus one is trying to play mind games in promoting their phones thru marketing collection. They should had stayed quiet for now till it is ready to order directly. While Note 2 you can easily order it.

19. Zenzui

Posts: 114; Member since: Feb 13, 2012

oops i mean note 4

20. JMartin22

Posts: 2369; Member since: Apr 30, 2013

I'd never be tempted to buy a OPO because it's typical Chinese fashion to sell specs at a cheap price, but offer an uncalibrated and watered down experience. I'd rather pay for quality than pay for the sake of a cheap price tag.

21. Neo_Huang

Posts: 1067; Member since: Dec 06, 2013

F*ck off OnePlus.

22. gigaraga

Posts: 1454; Member since: Mar 29, 2013

Poor weak 1+1 company thingy trying to think they can get more people to get their unavailable handset when Samsung has released a beast. Nice try, but yet another flop 1+1+1+1+1+1

23. Furbal unregistered

I've got a opo now, but sorry there is not comparison between the two. Now that the note has OIS I may have to move back to it when I thought i swore of Samsung...

27. ProblemSolver15

Posts: 372; Member since: Jun 14, 2010

Just go away, already.

28. theizzz

Posts: 15; Member since: Oct 01, 2013

I'M HERE TO DEFEND OPO...ha syke have one and love it but not a spec monster so i'm pleased. Note 4 with that 420 gpu sounds killer though

30. luvshiv

Posts: 15; Member since: Oct 18, 2014

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