Samsung Galaxy Note 4 vs Samsung Galaxy S5

The Galaxy Note 4 marks a new era for Samsung, a change from plastic in flagships like the Galaxy S5, to a more premium build…
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11. gigaraga

Posts: 1454; Member since: Mar 29, 2013

The Note 4 is kinda like what the S5 should have been, but heck I'll just take both.

12. Carlitos

Posts: 706; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

When you think about it, and put some real thought into it, the Note 4, shouldn't have been what the Galaxy s5 is or was. And the simple answer to that is they are two completely different lines that appeal to two complete different groups of people. One group for the S line, which offers great camera. Great Display, far above average battery and easier to carry and use more on a social daily basis. The Note line is everything the S line was, but simply with beefier specs, and a ton more productivity options, which take completely and absolute advantage of the extra screen. The reason why Samsung is the undisputed King in the phablet market space. And will be for the several years to come, simply because no one else understands that you dont simply increase screen size and not add functionality.

17. snowgator

Posts: 3629; Member since: Jan 19, 2011

I think it is kinda dead set obvious at this point: The Note series is Samsung's flagship line. The Galaxy S series is most likely their best seller still, but the Note series is the Big Boned Phone everyone else is trying to catch. They are putting their best efforts into that line, and the S5 VS. Note 4 is not really that close these days.

8. Dude2014

Posts: 448; Member since: Feb 12, 2014

I never like Samsung phone! However Galaxy S5 changed my mind. I really like real time HDR mode in latest ISOCELL camera since I can't find the same HDR image quality in any smartphones (Nexus 5 and Butterfly has the closest quality but still no match for ISOCELL. Now Note 4 brings next level HDR with its OIS. But hey .. I'm gonna wait for GS6 and hopefully I will buy it as my first Samsung phone ever.

9. Dude2014

Posts: 448; Member since: Feb 12, 2014

*Butterfly 2

7. SayMobile

Posts: 157; Member since: Jan 29, 2014

Army of Two

6. Tobruk

Posts: 10; Member since: May 14, 2011

I kinda compare these two phones to the different classes of star ships in the Imperial Starfleet of the Star Wars universe. The Galaxy S5 reminds me of the Imperial-class Star Destroyer. While, the Note 4 reminds me of the Super Star Destroyer Executor which is the personal flagship of the Lord Darth Vader, the premier command ship of the Imperial Navy.

14. darkkjedii

Posts: 31796; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Lmao dude do you have a girlfriend?

15. tacarat

Posts: 854; Member since: Apr 22, 2013

Hoping he's single?

5. snowgator

Posts: 3629; Member since: Jan 19, 2011

I actually would lean to the S5 due to it's more "real life" durability. Other than that- and of course size preference- there is zero reason to not get the Note 4. A better device in every way.

4. DogeShibe

Posts: 1121; Member since: Jan 10, 2014

This is like Goku vs Goku :D

16. luzan

Posts: 6; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

Goku reguler vs Goku super saiyan :P

3. Settings

Posts: 2943; Member since: Jul 02, 2014

Waiting for gigaraga's Words Of Samsung Praises.

10. gigaraga

Posts: 1454; Member since: Mar 29, 2013

Best phone of H1 vs. Best phone of H2. Here, your wait is over.

2. hellonerds

Posts: 334; Member since: Aug 27, 2013

Gs5 good for like active outdoor using.. note 4 for casual using.. cant wait to get my note 4 my note 3 will go to my mom using a gs3... big upgrade lol

1. maherk

Posts: 7084; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

Note 4, here I come.

13. PunyPoop

Posts: 752; Member since: Jan 18, 2013

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