Samsung Galaxy Note 4 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 3

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Display

Display size

5.7 inches
5.7 inches

Resolution

1440 x 2560 pixels
1080 x 1920 pixels

Pixel density

515 ppi
386 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

74.39 %
74.78 %

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

16 megapixels
13 megapixels

Hardware Features

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

Specifications

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

Flash

LED
LED

Video recording

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

Features

Optical image stabilization, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Video calling, Video sharing
Continuous autofocus, Video light, Digital image stabilization, Video calling

Front

3.7 megapixels
2 megapixels

Design

Dimensions

6.04 x 3.09 x 0.33 inches (153.5 x 78.6 x 8.5 mm)
5.95 x 3.12 x 0.33 inches (151.2 x 79.2 x 8.3 mm)

Weight

6.21 oz (176 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
5.93 oz (168 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

Back: Plastic; Frame: Aluminum
 

Biometrics

Fingerprint (swipe)
 

Features

Touch sensitive control keys
Stylus, Interchangeable covers

Colors

Black, Gold, Pink, White
Black, Pink, White

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 5433
Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974

Processor

Octa-core, 1900 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 20 nm
Quad-core, 2300 MHz, Krait 400

GPU

Mali-T760 MP6
Adreno 330

RAM

3 GB
3 GB

Internal storage

32 GB
64 GB

Maximum User Storage

24 GB
 

Storage expansion

up to 128 GB
up to 64 GB

OS

Android (6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop, 4.4), Samsung TouchWiz UI
Android (5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.4, 4.4, 4.3)

Battery

Capacity

3220 mAh
3200 mAh

Charging

Yes
 

Talk time

 
25.00 hours
the average is 22 h (1342 min)

Stand-by time

 
22.0 days (528 hours)
the average is 20 days (480 h)

Talk time (3G)

20.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1364 min)
21.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1364 min)

Stand-by time (3G)

 
17.5 days (420 hours)
the average is 25 days (602 h)

Stand-by time (4G)

 
15.8 days (380 hours)
the average is 24 days (570 h)

Music playback

82.00 hours
84.00 hours

Video playback

14.00 hours
13.00 hours

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 17, 20
Bands 2, 3, 4, 5, 8, 17, 18

UMTS

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

GSM

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

Data

LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA
LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

SIM type

Micro SIM
Micro SIM

VoLTE

Yes
Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth

4.1, EDR
4.0

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band

USB

USB 2.0
USB 3.0

Connector

microUSB
microUSB

Features

Mass storage device, USB OTG, USB charging, Video out
Mass storage device, USB OTG, USB charging, Video out

HDMI

Yes
Yes

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass

Other

NFC, ANT+, Infrared, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, ANT+, Infrared, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Gesture, Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Thermometer, Gesture, Humidity, Barometer

Notifications

Notification light (Multiple color), Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3, WAV), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Hearing aid compatibility

M3, T4
T3

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD

Multimedia

Screen mirroring

DLNA, MHL, MirrorLink
DLNA, MHL

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Headphones connector

3.5mm
3.5mm

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
 

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Sep 05, 2014
Nov 07, 2013

FCC ID value: A3LSMN910C link
FCC ID value: A3LSMN9005 link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.17 W/kg
0.24 W/kg

Body

0.86 W/kg
0.72 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.20 W/kg
1.07 W/kg

Wireless Router

1.08 W/kg
1.04 W/kg

EU SAR

 
 

Head

 
0.29 W/kg
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