Camera comparison: Samsung Galaxy Note 4 vs iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, Sony Xperia Z3, LG G3, Galaxy S5, Galaxy Note 3

Today we bring you another of our camera comparisons, and the star of the show is the Samsung Galaxy Note 4. We've chosen to compare it against some of its biggest rivals...
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140 Comments

106. marlowe10011

Posts: 16; Member since: Aug 23, 2014

Not very reliable. I highly do not recommend your review to everyone. Because it is inconsistent and unfair. You use superior auto if there is a manual mode to choose the best it has to offer. What is the used of that if you are not going to utilize it. Before you rated s5 and z2 to be almost the same score then now z3 is the lowest. How terribly inconsistent prejudiced you are.

107. bugsbunny00

Posts: 2262; Member since: Jun 07, 2013

don't believe these scores should be done from professionals.

109. luquinhas0013

Posts: 5; Member since: Sep 17, 2014

Guys, do you know if the Samsung Galaxy Note 4's night photos showed above were shoted with flash on or flash off? The Note 4's night photos problem is too easy to resolve: if that results were got with flash on, can try with flash off. If with flash off get botherly dark, can adjust the sets in moment of take night photo. This way: turn down the exposure and/or turn down the ISO, or the inverse. Do you agree? If not, which adjust is necessary? Hm, and answer me a question! The Samsung has announced the Exynos 7 Octa processor, and, even now, don't announced the Exynos 5433. Are the Exynos 7 Octa in Samsung Galaxy Note 4, being the new name of Exynos 5433? or the Exynos 7 Octa isn't Exynos 5433?

111. alireza_asol

Posts: 11; Member since: May 15, 2014

in this test note 4 is snap805 version or exynos? they use different sensors snap 805 = sony imx 240 exynos = samsung isocell

114. slimafool513

Posts: 4; Member since: Aug 25, 2014

They don't add Lumia to the converstation because they haven't released any new flagship phones yet. Yes the Lumia cameras are great but you can take the same quality pics with the phones that have been recently released as well as last years flagships. Anything over 20 mega pixels will only help your photos if you are printing them in larger scale, or zooming in to a specific area of a picture you taken to print or crop at a larger scale.

115. Craig747

Posts: 16; Member since: Nov 01, 2014

The 6 Plus may have only been beaten by the Note 4, but I'm still going to get the 6 Plus.. The iPhones camera is perfect for Instagram, and I already got a digital camera that's 16mp.. I've had my Nokia Lumia 900 for the last 2 years, but I would like a change of phone.. and I don't really like Android.. I've used my brother in laws S5 from time to time and Android just doesn't appeal to me.. I've played around with my nieces iPhone 5s, and I really like iOS...

117. fullbazak

Posts: 20; Member since: Nov 01, 2014

Samsung Mobile please company Samsung make mobile smartphone: Samsung Galaxy Note 4 OLED Curved body and display 4k ,3D Samsung Galaxy Note 4 OLED : OLED, fully aluminium and a 46 megapixel camera and Secondary 8MP with 4K (which is four times the quality of Ultra HD).3D Size : 5.6 inches , OLED The phone has 4K HD screen with Super Amoled 3840 * 2160 for better display (~1600 ppi pixel density) UV, 3D Internal : 500 GB storage, 8 GB RAM DDR4 Sensors : Accelerometer,3D,UV, heart rate, SpO2 gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, temperature, humidity, gesture High sensitivity and artificial intelligence. Curved body and display Curved OLED capacitive touchscreen Glucose sensor Pressure sensor Heart rate sensor Ultrasound sensor High sensitivity and artificial intelligence 3D Two Speakers by beats Loud UV Ultra Slim dust proof and water resistant over 10 meter and 120 minutes fingerprint sensor eye scan sensor Solar charging Quick Charge Thermal Camera heat hand away sensor video camera: fullHD , 2K, 4K flash: 2 dual xenon The video also states that the phone runs on the latest version of Android 5.0 Key Lime , and features a 64-bit 4.8GHz quad-core processor Krait 900. (16-core CPUs) mobile smartphone: Not hot GPU: Adreno 900 The phone has 4K HD screen with Super Amoled 3840 * 2160 for better display. The phone also has 8GB RAM DDR4. 16-core CPUs 64-bit CPU 4.8GHz quad-core processor Krait 900 Snapdragon 995-chip of een Exynos 9933-chip Quad-core3.3 GHz Cortex-A53 & Quad-core 4.9 GHz Mali-T1760 (16-core CPUs) 16-core CPUs Colors Black, White, Pink,Blue,Gold The phone is also rumoured to have a mammoth 15000 mAH battery for better performance.

120. nightfury

Posts: 77; Member since: Dec 04, 2013

bro my friend is a psychiatrist..i can refer u

121. pureviewuser

Posts: 501; Member since: Nov 11, 2012

Nothing beats the nokia 808 and lumia 1020 in still photography.

130. uzbek-mobile-man

Posts: 118; Member since: Sep 27, 2014

Please, tell me if you are using LG G3. Right now I am using HTC One M7. It's one of the best smartphones. But, indoors, in low-light situations, its camera takes photos and records video awfully, there's red-purple tint issue. Its battery is not removable. Its display is not big for internet surfing. What about LG G3? It's camera for taking photos and recording videos indoors and outdoors. Its flash light during camera is working. If it's a good phone, I will buy it instead of HTC One M7. Please, tell me.

131. Craig747

Posts: 16; Member since: Nov 01, 2014

The LG G3 is a great phone.. Stuff Magazine rated it as the number 1 phone for 2014.

136. Ymer7

Posts: 1; Member since: Dec 18, 2014

Check my instagram, tarso7. All taken with Z3. Look nothing like these.

137. the_matchless

Posts: 64; Member since: Apr 01, 2012

Yes, that's exactly what I am talking about. All these reviews are biased to say the least. Now its ridiculous to see G3 Win with 83% votes over the Z3 in a blind test on PA (Wonder whats going on) specially after having a first hand experience with the Z3 and reading the review linked below http://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/2014/12/06/sonys-xperia-z3-may-be-the-best-phone-money-can-buy/19901751/ http://smartphones.reviewed.com/content/sony-xperia-z3-smartphone-review

138. amurotw

Posts: 1; Member since: Jan 05, 2015

This is like worst comparison ever The point of this comparison is just to exaggerate Samsung Note 4 and make others looked bad. We all know Samsung produce s**t camera, it can't even compete with Sony nor Canon or Nikon. This is just a propaganda not even worse for watching

139. Craig747

Posts: 16; Member since: Nov 01, 2014

I don't know about Samsung producing s**t camera's, I'd say their camera's are at least above average... Not that I'm a Samsung fan.. I promised myself that I would never get a Samsung phone, I just don't like the company, although I have a Samsung TV at home, lol.... but I agree that they're not in the same league as Canon or Nikon.

143. Chamarahcd

Posts: 10; Member since: Feb 01, 2015

iPhone get same place with note 4 cool.with iPhones amazing features.

144. pureviewuser

Posts: 501; Member since: Nov 11, 2012

Ta arĂȘte despite that the lumias and 808 are better at photography

145. psychok9

Posts: 43; Member since: Jul 06, 2014

So easy for Iphone 6 reduce noise... It is so dark!!! If you lower exposition on Samsung Note 4, you'll get similar results...

146. enGet

Posts: 33; Member since: Oct 19, 2012

Don't Samsung's use Sony-built internals?

147. psychok9

Posts: 43; Member since: Jul 06, 2014

Yeah, on Snapdragon version Samsung use a Sony IMX240 sensor . On Exynos version it could be an ISOCELL sensor.
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