ProductGalaxy Note 4Galaxy Note 3
BrandSamsung Samsung
Product Typesmartphonesmartphone
Announced On2014/09/032013/09/01
Street Price (Approx)~ $255
Search low Galaxy Note 4 price (Amazon)
~ $395
Search low Galaxy Note 3 price (Amazon)
Dimensions153.5 x 78.6 x 8.5mm
(6.04 x 3.09 x 0.33")
151 x 79 x 8mm
(5.94 x 3.11 x 0.31")
Weight176 grams (6.21 ounces)168 grams (5.93 ounces)
RugednessNot RuggedNot Rugged
ColorsBlack, Gold, Red, WhiteBlack, Blue, White
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DisplayGalaxy Note 4Galaxy Note 3
Display TypeSuper AMOLED, Touchscreen Screen, MultitouchSuper AMOLED, Touchscreen Screen, Multitouch
Resolution2560x1440  (3,686,400 pixels)1920x1080  (2,073,600 pixels)
Density (PPI)515386
Color Bits (# colors)16,777,216 Colors 24 Bits
Display Diagonal5.7" (14.48 cm)5.7" (14.48 cm)
Display to Body Ratio74.2 %75.1 %
Glass TypeGorilla Glass 4Gorilla Glass 3
Main cameraGalaxy Note 4Galaxy Note 3
Megapixels16 Megapixel13 Megapixel
Sensor Pixel Size1.12 µm1.12 µm
Video Resolutions1080p/30fps, 1440p/30fps, 2160p/30fps, 480p/30fps, 720p/30fps1080p/60fps, 2160p/30fps
Max Photo Size5312x29884128x3096
Image StabilizationYes (Optical Stabilization)Yes
Camera FlashYes , LEDYes , LED
Other Camera Hardware FeaturesHDRHDR
Camera Software FeaturesDual Shot, Simul-Shot, Face Detection, Smile Detection, Geo TaggingDual Shot, Simul-Shot, Geo Tagging
Secondary cameraGalaxy Note 4Galaxy Note 3
Megapixels3.7 Megapixel2 Megapixel
Video CallYesYes
Video Resolutions1080p/30fps, 1440p/30fps, 480p/30fps, 720p/30fps
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BatteryGalaxy Note 4Galaxy Note 3
Talk Time20 hours21 hours
Battery Capacity (mAh)3220 mAh3200 mAh
Battery Fast ChargeYes
Removable BatteryYesYes
Wireless ChargingYesYes
Wireless Charging IntegratedNoNo
Music Playback Time82 hours
Battery TypeLi-IonLi-Ion
Battery Standby Time420 hours (18 days)
Processor & OSGalaxy Note 4Galaxy Note 3
Processor BrandQualcomm (SM-N910C) Samsung,Qualcomm
Processor/Soc NameSnapdragon 805 (SM-N910C) Exynos 5433,Snapdragon 800
# CPU Cores4 (SM-N910C) 8,4
CPU Frequency2.7 GHz2.3 GHz
Processor ModelSM-N910S (SM-N910C) Exynos 5433,
Operating System (OS)Android 4.4Android 4.4.2
Memory & StorageGalaxy Note 4Galaxy Note 3
Memory Card TypeMicroSD (64 GB Max)MicroSD (64 GB Max)
Memory Card Max. Capacity64 GB64 GB
Built-In Storage32 GB16,32,64 GB
Max. Total Storage Capacity96 GB128 GB
Cellular NetworkGalaxy Note 4Galaxy Note 3
SIM TypeMicro SIMMicro SIM
SIM Number11
HSDPA Speed42 Mbps42 Mbps
LTE CategoryCAT6 301 Mbpscat4 150 Mbps
SAR Head (U.S)0.37
SAR Head (Eur)0.370.29
SAR Body (U.S)0.88
SAR Body (Eur)0.380.36
AudioGalaxy Note 4Galaxy Note 3
Audio Alertsmp3, vibration, wavmp3, vibration, wav
3.5mm Audio ConnectorYesYes
Speaker channelsMono
Noise CancellationYesYes
FM RadioNoNo
SensorsGalaxy Note 4Galaxy Note 3
SensorsAccelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Fingerprint Reader, Gesture Sensor, GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, Gyroscope, Heart Rate Monitor, Proximity SensorAccelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gesture Sensor, GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, Gyroscope, Ambient Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Temperature Sensor
WiFiGalaxy Note 4Galaxy Note 3
WiFi SupportYesYes
WiFi Speedsa,b,g,n,aca,b,g,n,ac
WiFi FeaturesWiFi Hotspot, Dual-Band WiFi, WiFi DirectWiFi Hotspot, Dual-Band WiFi, WiFi Direct
Bluetooth SupportYesYes
Bluetooth Version4.14.0
Bluetooth FeaturesBluetooth A2DP, Bluetooth LE, Bluetooth EDRBluetooth A2DP, Bluetooth LE, Bluetooth EDR
USB SupportGalaxy Note 4Galaxy Note 3
USB SupportYesYes
USB Port TypeMicro USBmicroUSB
Proprietary Data ConnectorNoNo
USB HostYesYes
MultimediaGalaxy Note 4Galaxy Note 3
Multimedia FeaturesMHL, DLNA, Infra-Red (IR)MHL, DLNA, Infra-Red (IR)
Video Playback Formats DivX, H.264 player, WMV, XviD, MP4divx, h.263, h.264, mp4, wmv, xvid
Video CODECSH.264
Audio FormatsFLAC, MP3, WAVAAC, MP3, WAV


Samsung Galaxy Note 4 vs. Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Benchmarks

System Speed

Overall performance tests that stress every part of the system. They provide a high-level idea, but aren't as precise as specific tests shown below.

Antutu 4 Score, Higher is better

Basemark OS II Score, Higher is better

CPU Speed

These tests are designed to stress the CPU components of the processor

Geekbench 3 Single-Thread Score, Higher is better

Geekbench 3 Multithread Score, Higher is better

AndEBench-Pro, Higher is better

Gaming Speed

The GPU, or graphics processor is put to the test with this Gaming-oriented benchmarks

3DMark Slingshot ES 3.1, Higher is better

3DMark Unlimited IceStorm Score, Higher is better

GFXBench Manhattan Off. (FPS), Higher is better

GFXBench T-Rex Off. (FPS), Higher is better

Basemark X Score, Higher is better

Camera Performance

Benchmarks measuring the performance of the camera sub-system

DXOMark Score, Higher is better

Battery Capacity/Performance

Quantitative data about the battery

Battery Capacity (mAh), Higher is better


Performance/Price (Value)

Some of the same tests as above, but shown as a relation to the price. This shows what performance you get for each additional dollar spent. The higher the score, and the more value you get for your money

Battery Capacity (mAh) / Price, Higher is better

Basemark OS II Score / Price, Higher is better

Geekbench 3 Multithread Score / Price, Higher is better

GFXBench Manhattan Off. (FPS) / Price, Higher is better

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