Six iPhone 6 Plus features that are missing in the Galaxy Note 4

Six iPhone 6 Plus features that are missing in the Galaxy Note 4
Say what you will about #bendgate, screen-to-phone ratios, and pricing schemes, but the iPhone 6 Plus is proving remarkably successful for Apple, certainly much more than the iPhone 5c experiment last year. Granted, the iPhone 6 might be outselling the largish 6 Plus in a three-to-one ration, but that was largely expected, and Apple reportedly ordered just 10 million of those to be made initially, in comparison with three or four times more iPhone 6 units. It might have to revise the orders to the supply chain upwards, though, but in the meantime the iPhone 6 Plus, as the only phablet in the Apple universe, is selling pretty well. 

When we look outside, though, it faces a very stiff competition from all the Android phones with 5.5" or larger displays, which most every manufacturer now has in their portfolio. Chief among those is, of course, Samsung's Note line, which arguably started all the big-screen craze, and what better handset to size up the 6 Plus against than the newest member in Samsung's phablet family, the Note 4. Check out six features that the loaded Note 4 doesn't have compared to the iPhone 6 Plus, and tell us whether you agree with that list, or not. Of course, we will be making the reciprocal checklist as well, but for now here's the scoop.

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iPhone 6 Plus
  • Display 5.5" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 1.2 MP front
  • Processor Apple A8, Dual-core, 1400 MHz
  • Storage 128 GB
  • Battery 2915 mAh(24h 3G talk time)
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)

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238 Comments

1. uzimafioso

Posts: 469; Member since: Jul 15, 2014

Dafuq did i just read?!

5. Duketytz

Posts: 534; Member since: Nov 28, 2013

Don't complain, there will be a list '259 features missing in iPhone 6plus from Note 4'

66. sipha

Posts: 440; Member since: May 12, 2012

Out of this 6, i only found two realy missing features..

197. yunikmaha

Posts: 29; Member since: Oct 19, 2013

Name any 6 please

219. steodoreben

Posts: 379; Member since: Sep 26, 2013

PA is so stupid. GALAXY Note series doesn't need a full metal unibody. It has a different philosophical design approach, utilitarian I'd say. Plastic is so easy to mold, because GALAXY Note tries to imitate the texture of a journals, notebooks, planners and etc. Why not try it to aluminum PA. 2/6 iPhone 6 features you posted were missing in GALAXY Note 4.

222. ryanblakeprice

Posts: 1; Member since: Nov 19, 2014

Owning both phones (Note 4 for personal use, and iPhone 6plus for work use) I can HONESTLY say, that only 2 of these 6 features are accurate.... but BARELY.... Overall, My Note 4 can run circles around the iPhone 6plus. And for that matter, so can my old Note 3.... The iPhone is a really nice phone... but it lacks in almost every aspect, and is about 4 years behind the modern phone technology curve. Just because Kim Kardashian has one, doesnt make it a state of the art phone. lol

7. dratomic

Posts: 483; Member since: Oct 09, 2013

nothing compared to 6000 featured that note4 has and ip6plus lacks. apple fans should apply cold water to the burnt are.

17. mrblah

Posts: 577; Member since: Jan 22, 2013

"burnt are" please elaborate.

135. FAKEPERSONA unregistered

burnt area*

20. Ashoaib

Posts: 3282; Member since: Nov 15, 2013

these are six features which note 4 doesnt have... Now plz list those six hundred features which ip6 & plus dont have

62. mrblah

Posts: 577; Member since: Jan 22, 2013

You can cram a bunch of BS in anything, that doesn't make it better.

78. Pattyface

Posts: 1658; Member since: Aug 20, 2014

But it in fact is better.. And not just by a little but by a huge amount. They honestly shouldn't even be considered competitors.

84. mrblah

Posts: 577; Member since: Jan 22, 2013

I just don't get you, man. I like them both, but the iPhone just gets the job done faster and easier. Are you a teen??

102. Pattyface

Posts: 1658; Member since: Aug 20, 2014

Caling me a teen? Who is posting 40 post in one article cause he's butthurt by all the Comments. Son Im old enough to remember purchasing an atari 2600 new so no I'm not a teen.

156. Ashoaib

Posts: 3282; Member since: Nov 15, 2013

this is what you are keep telling to yourself? seems like that... I think you are keeping saying to yourself 'you can cram a bunch of BS in anything mrblah, keep it up, keep pushing, come on you can do it'

27. Dr.Phil

Posts: 2360; Member since: Feb 14, 2011

I must say the one area I disagree with is the screen brightness. While PA did mention in their review of the Note 4 the maximum brightness being around 460 nits, according to DisplayMate that isn't the brightest the Note 4 screen can get. They found when you turn Automatic Brightness 'on' the Note 4 can reach up to 750 nits which would make it almost 200 nits brighter than the iPhone 6. http://www.displaymate.com/Galaxy_Note4_ShootOut_1.htm

72. Mikele

Posts: 152; Member since: Nov 19, 2013

Tnx for your findings Dr. This write up can't be trusted with some of the writer's findings are wrong

138. dmakun

Posts: 382; Member since: Jun 06, 2011

You're very correct Dr. Phil. Or should I say displaymate's findings about the increased brightness of the note 4 when on auto brightness with the phones screen facing sunlight. The note 4 screen goes crazy bright. I have a note 4 and I regularly show off this very interesting feature.

31. mrblah

Posts: 577; Member since: Jan 22, 2013

Cold hard facts.

67. LetsBeHonest

Posts: 1548; Member since: Jun 04, 2013

The cold hard fact is that note 4 had many more features over iPhone 6 plus. 6+ is great but not as great as note series. Like it or not it is true. Give Apple some time to better utilize extra space.

86. mrblah

Posts: 577; Member since: Jan 22, 2013

Then give us the top 6 USEFUL Android features please. No gimmicky marketing bs the masses eat up.

104. LetsBeHonest

Posts: 1548; Member since: Jun 04, 2013

Even if I did you simply categorise them as gimmick even if it one of most useful for many. Anyway S-pen Multi window(very useful for me) Bigger, sharper display - 5.7" QHD vs. 5.5" 1080p Higher resolution still camera - 16MP vs. 8MP(gives more details, though low light seems 6 plus better) Better video recording - 2160p (stereo sound) vs. 1080p (mono) Expandable storage(very useful for people like me) General-purpose NFC Heart rate and blood oxygen saturation sensors Better front-facing camera - 3.7MP/1440p vs. 1.2MP/720p(not a big feature) Bigger, better, user-replaceable battery It offers Faster LTE (on Snapdragon version only) Optional dual-SIM variants for selected market

106. LetsBeHonest

Posts: 1548; Member since: Jun 04, 2013

And check comment 100 . Some of them are pretty good features

187. joey_sfb

Posts: 6794; Member since: Mar 29, 2012

The 6 listed feature in this article are not really feature just different design. Note 4, one hand operation is already available in Note 3 and I use it on a daily basis. You a Apple fan has already deem all android features as gimmick and only the one that has port over to iOS are real feature. Enjoy your iPhone and iPad while Jone Ive are now busy studying Android 5 to see which gimmicky feature is worthy to be copied over to iOS 9.

239. ColinW

Posts: 412; Member since: Jun 04, 2014

Apple have had years to make the large screen iPhone right first time. The excuse for them not coming out with one earlier was they do not release products before they are perfect. Now that's a laugh looking Apples record in the last year or so!

65. Daftama

Posts: 641; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

How the heck is 1 and 2 a feature

99. Sauce2

Posts: 199; Member since: Oct 21, 2014

Well, it should have said " but the iPhone 6 Plus is proving remarkably successful for Apple, certainly much more than the Note 4".

109. Jobayer

Posts: 167; Member since: Feb 22, 2013

"240fps slow-motion video mode "only one that makes sense to me .

131. mmmanuuu

Posts: 403; Member since: Nov 05, 2013

Note have OIS 16MP CAM QUAD HD SCREEN HUGE BATTERY WATER RESISTANCE STYLUS BIGGER SCREEN MULTI WINDOWS 4K VIDEO NFC FILE TRANSFER ABOVE ALL YOU CAN CUSTOMIZE THE FU6K OUT OF ITS OS. IPHONE CAN S6CK MY D1CK.

194. nimbostruck14

Posts: 12; Member since: Oct 28, 2014

The note 4's battery isn't too much larger than the iPhone 6 plus's, but I would have to say that the battery life of the Galaxy Note 4 is significantly better. Also, the iPhone 6 plus's camera also has OIS. Just clearing things up Also, ALL CAPS IS VERY ANNOYING AND UNPROFESSIONAL

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