Samsung Galaxy Note4 vs Samsung Galaxy Note5 vs Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra

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Display

Size:

5.7 inches
5.7 inches
6.8 inches

Resolution:

2560 x 1440 pixels, 515 PPI
2560 x 1440 pixels, 518 PPI
3200 x 1440 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 516 PPI

Technology:

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED
Dynamic AMOLED

Screen-to-body:

74.39 %
76.62 %
89.33 %

Peak brightness:

1500 cd/m2 (nit)

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
120Hz refresh rate (adaptable), HDR support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass Victus), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 5433
Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7420
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888

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
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 680, 64-bit, 5 nm

GPU:

Mali-T760 MP6
Mali-T760 MP8
Adreno 660

RAM:

3GB LPDDR3
4GB LPDDR4
12GB LPDDR5

Internal storage:

32GB, available to use: 24 GB
64GB, available to use: 54.1 GB, not expandable
128GB (UFS 3.1), not expandable

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 128 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

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), Samsung TouchWiz UI
Android (11), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity:

3220 mAh
3000 mAh
5000 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, User replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable

Charging:

Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0
Qi and Powermat wireless charging
Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, USB Power Delivery, Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging, Qi and Powermat wireless charging, Reverse wireless charging

Max charge speed:

Wired: 25.0W; Wireless: 15.0W

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera
Quad camera

Main camera:

16 MP (OIS, Autofocus, BSI sensor)
16 MP (OIS, PDAF, CMOS image sensor, BSI sensor)
108 MP (OIS, Laser and PDAF)

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
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.33"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera:

10 MP (Telephoto, OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

Optical zoom: 3.0x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 70 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.2"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm

Third camera:

12 MP (Ultra-wide, PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Fourth camera:

10 MP (Periscope, OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

Optical zoom: 10.0x; Aperture size: F4.9; Focal Length: 240 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.2"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm

Video recording:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 2560x1440 (QHD), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD), 640x480 (VGA)
7680x4320 (8K UHD) (24 fps), 3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)

Features:

OIS, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Video calling, Video sharing
OIS, Continuous autofocus, Object tracking, EIS, Video calling
OIS, HDR, Hyperlapse, Video light, EIS

Front:

3.7 MP
5 MP
40 MP (PDAF, HDR)

Video capture:

2560x1440 (QHD) (30 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps)

Design

Dimensions:

6.04 x 3.09 x 0.33 inches (153.5 x 78.6 x 8.5 mm)
6.03 x 3.00 x 0.30 inches (153.2 x 76.1 x 7.6 mm)
6.50 x 2.98 x 0.35 inches (165.1 x 75.6 x 8.9 mm)

Weight:

6.21 oz (176.0 g)
6.03 oz (171.0 g)
8.04 oz (229.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Plastic; Frame: Aluminum
Back: Glass; Frame: Metal
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass Victus); Frame: Aluminum

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP68

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (swipe)
Fingerprint (touch)
2D Face unlock, Ultrasonic in-screen fingerprint

Features:

Notification light, Touch sensitive control keys
Stylus, Touch sensitive control keys

Keys:

Left: Volume control; Right: Lock/Unlock key
Left: Volume control; Right: Lock/Unlock key
Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Black, Gold, Pink, White
Black sapphire, Gold platinum, Silver titan, White pearl
Phantom black, Silver

Cellular

5G:

n2, n5, n12, n25, n41, n66, n71, n77, n260, n261, SA, NSA, Sub-6, mmWave

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 26(850+), 28(700 APT)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 14(700 PS), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 40(2300)
Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46, 48(3600)

UMTS:

Bands 5(850), 8(900), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Bands 5(850), 8(900), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 8(900)

Data Speed:

LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA
LTE-A Cat 9 (450/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA, UMTS
LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

SIM type:

Micro SIM
Nano SIM
Nano SIM

VoLTE:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback
32-Bit DAC, Dolby Atmos, aptX, Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus

Screen mirroring:

DLNA, MHL, MirrorLink
Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM, Stereo, RDS

Additional microphone(s):

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

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.1, EDR
4.2
5.1

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, ax (Wi-Fi 6), dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0
microUSB, USB 2.0
Type-C (reversible), USB 3.2

Features:

Charging, OTG, Video out, Mass storage device
Charging, Mass storage device
Charging, Headphones port, OTG, Video out

HDMI:

Yes

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, BeiDou
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Sensors:

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

Other:

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

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T4
M3, T3

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Sep 05, 2014
Jul 15, 2015
Dec 22, 2020

FCC ID value:

A3LSMN910C link
A3LSMN920A link
A3LSMG998U link

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.17 W/kg
0.22 W/kg
0.77 W/kg

Body:

0.86 W/kg
0.76 W/kg
1.02 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.20 W/kg
1.27 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.08 W/kg
0.98 W/kg
1.16 W/kg

Phablet:

3.15 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 1200

In The Box:

C to C Data Cable, Ejection Pin

Availability

Officially announced:

Sep 03, 2014
Aug 13, 2015
Jan 14, 2021
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