Samsung Galaxy Note 4 vs Samsung Galaxy S6

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Display

Display size

5.7 inches
5.1 inches

Resolution

1440 x 2560 pixels
1440 x 2560 pixels

Pixel density

515 ppi
577 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

74.39 %
70.48 %

Features

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

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

16 megapixels
16 megapixels

Hardware Features

Optical image stabilization, Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Optical image stabilization, Autofocus, 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: F1.9; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; 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
Optical image stabilization, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Video light, Video calling

Front

3.7 megapixels
5 megapixels

Features

 
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

6.04 x 3.09 x 0.33 inches (153.5 x 78.6 x 8.5 mm)
5.65 x 2.78 x 0.27 inches (143.4 x 70.5 x 6.8 mm)

Weight

6.21 oz (176 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
4.87 oz (138 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

Back: Plastic; Frame: Aluminum
Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum

Biometrics

Fingerprint (swipe)
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Touch sensitive control keys
Touch sensitive control keys

Colors

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 5433
Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7420

Processor

Octa-core, 1900 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
Mali-T760 MP8

RAM

3 GB
3 GB

Internal storage

32 GB
128 GB, not expandable

Maximum User Storage

24 GB
 

Storage expansion

up to 128 GB
 

OS

Android (6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop, 4.4), Samsung TouchWiz UI
Android (7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop), Samsung TouchWiz UI

Battery

Capacity

3220 mAh
2550 mAh

Charging

Yes
Yes, Qi and Powermat wireless charging

Talk time (3G)

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

Internet use

 
 

3G

 
10 hours

LTE

 
12 hours

Wi-Fi

 
12 hours

Music playback

82.00 hours
57.00 hours

Video playback

14.00 hours
13.00 hours

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

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

UMTS

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 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-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA, UMTS

SIM type

Micro SIM
Nano SIM

VoLTE

Yes
 

Connectivity

Bluetooth

4.1, EDR
4.1

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 2.0

Connector

microUSB
microUSB

Features

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

HDMI

Yes
 

Mobile Payment

 
Samsung Pay

Location

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

Other

NFC, ANT+, Infrared, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, ANT+, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Infrared, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Sensors

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

Notifications

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

Hearing aid compatibility

M3, T4
M3, T3

Other features

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

Multimedia

Screen mirroring

DLNA, MHL, MirrorLink
DLNA, Wireless screen share

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Headphones connector

3.5mm
3.5mm

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Sep 05, 2014
Mar 02, 2015

FCC ID value: A3LSMN910C link
FCC ID value: A3LSMG920A link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.17 W/kg
0.49 W/kg

Body

0.86 W/kg
0.96 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.20 W/kg
1.25 W/kg

Wireless Router

1.08 W/kg
1.04 W/kg
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