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


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
Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 MSM8992
Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7420

Processor

Octa-core, 1900 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 20 nm
Hexa-core, 1800 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 20 nm
Octa-core, 2100 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm

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 (1012 min)
28.00 hours
the average is 17 h (1012 min)

Stand-by time

 
 
14.0 days (336 hours)
the average is 20 days (489 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 6.4 oz (182 g)
5.47 oz (155.0 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (182 g)
5.40 oz (153.0 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (182 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







Related phones

Galaxy S6 edge+
  • Display 5.7 inches 2560 x 1440 pixels
  • Camera 16 MP (Single camera) 5 MP front
  • Hardware Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 4GB RAM
  • Storage 64GB, not expandable
  • Battery 3000 mAh
  • OS Android 7.0 Nougat Samsung TouchWiz UI
Galaxy Note4
  • Display 5.7 inches 2560 x 1440 pixels
  • Camera 16 MP (Single camera) 3.7 MP front
  • Hardware Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 3GB RAM
  • Storage 32GB, microSDXC
  • Battery 3220 mAh
  • OS Android 6.0 Marshmallow Samsung TouchWiz UI
G4
  • Display 5.5 inches 2560 x 1440 pixels
  • Camera 16 MP (Single camera) 8 MP front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 3GB RAM
  • Storage 32GB, microSDXC
  • Battery 3000 mAh
  • OS Android 6.0 Marshmallow LG UX UI

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