Samsung Galaxy Note4 vs Samsung Galaxy Note8

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Display

Size:

5.7 inches
6.3 inches

Resolution:

2560 x 1440 pixels, 515 PPI
2960 x 1440 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio, 522 PPI

Technology:

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body:

74.39 %
82.98 %

Features:

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 5433
Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998

Processor:

Octa-core, 1900 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 20 nm
Octa-core, 2350 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU:

Mali-T760 MP6
Adreno 540

RAM:

3GB LPDDR3
6GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

32GB, available to use: 24 GB
64GB, available to use: 53 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 128 GB
microSDXC up to 256 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop, 4.4), Samsung TouchWiz UI
Android (8.0 Oreo, 7.1 Nougat), Samsung Experience UI

Battery

Capacity:

3220 mAh
3300 mAh

Type:

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

Charging:

Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0
Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, Qi and Powermat wireless charging

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera:

16 MP (OIS, Autofocus, BSI sensor)
12 MP (OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 31 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Second camera:

12 MP (Telephoto, OIS, Autofocus)

Specifications:

Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 52 mm; Pixel size: 1 μm

Video recording:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)

Features:

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

Front:

3.7 MP
8 MP (Autofocus, HDR)

Video capture:

2560x1440 (QHD) (30 fps)

Design

Dimensions:

6.04 x 3.09 x 0.33 inches (153.5 x 78.6 x 8.5 mm)
6.40 x 2.94 x 0.34 inches (162.5 x 74.8 x 8.6 mm)

Weight:

6.21 oz (176.0 g)
6.88 oz (195.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Plastic; Frame: Aluminum
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5); Frame: Aluminum

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP68

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (swipe)
Iris scanner, 2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)

Features:

Notification light, Touch sensitive control keys
Notification light, Stylus

Keys:

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

Colors:

Black, Gold, Pink, White
Midnight black, Maple gold, Orchid gray, Deep Sea blue

Cellular

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), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3)

LTE (TDD):

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

UMTS:

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed:

LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA
LTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

SIM type:

Micro SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice:

Yes

VoLTE:

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback
32-Bit DAC, aptX-HD

Screen mirroring:

DLNA, MHL, MirrorLink
DLNA, Wireless screen share, MirrorLink, SlimPort

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.1, EDR
5.0

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

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0
Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1

Features:

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

HDMI:

Yes

Location:

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

Sensors:

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+

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T4
M4, T3

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Sep 05, 2014
Jul 28, 2017

FCC ID value:

A3LSMN910C link
A3LSMN950U link

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.17 W/kg
0.70 W/kg

Body:

0.86 W/kg
0.14 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.20 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.08 W/kg
0.36 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 930

Availability

Officially announced:

Sep 03, 2014
Aug 23, 2017
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