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

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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 S6 edge+ – a smartphone blending powerful hardware with outstanding design and sprinkling it all with some TouchWiz on top. 

But the Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+ is far from alone in the large-screen smartphone category. There belong dozens of great phones, including the Galaxy Note 4 – a phablet that has sold by the millions. And rightfully so. For many months, it was one of the best Androids money could buy, and we'd like to see how its stacks up against the S6 edge+ in terms of specs. And to make things more fun, let's throw the LG G4 in there as well. LG's flagship stands out with an exciting design and a powerful camera, all in a premium phone that makes people's heads turn. 

Okay, enough chatter. Here's a quick specs comparison between the Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+, the Samsung Galaxy Note 4, and the LG G4.

Display
Size
5.7 inches
5.5 inches
5.7 inches
Technology
Super AMOLED
IPS LCD
Super AMOLED
Screen-to-body
74.39 %
72.46 %
76.62 %
Peak brightness
 
500 cd/m2 (nit)
 
Features
Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Hardware
System chip
Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 5433 (20 nm)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 MSM8992 (20 nm)
Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7420 (14 nm)
Processor
Octa-core, 1900 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit
Hexa-core, 1800 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit
Octa-core, 2100 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit
GPU
Mali-T760 MP6
Adreno 418
Mali-T760 MP8
RAM
3GB LPDDR3
3GB LPDDR3
4GB LPDDR4
Internal storage
32GB
32GB
64GB, not expandable
OS
Android (6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop, 4.4), Samsung TouchWiz UI
Android (6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop), LG UX UI
Android (7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop), Samsung TouchWiz UI
Battery
Capacity
3220 mAh
3000 mAh
3000 mAh
Charging
Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0
Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0
Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0
Talk time
 
18.50 hours
the average is 17 h (996 min)
28.00 hours
the average is 17 h (996 min)
Stand-by time
 
 
14.0 days (336 hours)
the average is 20 days (472 h)
Talk time (3G)
20.00 hours
the average is 19 h (1110 min)
 
20.00 hours
the average is 19 h (1110 min)
Internet use
 
 
3G: 10 hours; LTE: 11 hours; Wi-Fi: 12 hours
Music playback
82.00 hours
 
66.00 hours
Video playback
14.00 hours
 
15.00 hours
Camera
Rear
Single camera
Single camera
Single camera
Main camera
16 MP (OIS, Autofocus, BSI sensor)
16 MP (OIS, Laser autofocus)
16 MP (OIS, PDAF, BSI sensor)
Specifications
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 31 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F1.9; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Video recording
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (120 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 2560x1440 (QHD), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (120 fps), 640x480 (VGA)
Features
OIS, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Video calling, Video sharing
OIS, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Video light, Video calling, Video sharing
OIS, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Object tracking, EIS, Video calling
Front
3.7 MP
8 MP
5 MP
Video capture
2560x1440 (QHD) (30 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
 
Design
Dimensions
6.04 x 3.09 x 0.33 inches (153.5 x 78.6 x 8.5 mm)
5.86 x 3.00 x 0.39 inches (148.9 x 76.1 x 9.8 mm)
6.08 x 2.98 x 0.27 inches (154.4 x 75.8 x 6.9 mm)
Weight
6.21 oz (176.0 g)
the average is 6.5 oz (184 g)
5.47 oz (155.0 g)
the average is 6.5 oz (184 g)
5.40 oz (153.0 g)
the average is 6.5 oz (184 g)
Materials
Back: Plastic; Frame: Aluminum
Back: Plastic
Back: Glass; Frame: Metal
Biometrics
Fingerprint (swipe)
 
Fingerprint (touch)
Features
Notification light, Touch sensitive control keys
Notification light, Interchangeable covers
Touch sensitive control keys







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