• 5.7" (2560x1440) Super AMOLED
  • 3GB
    Snapdragon 805 SoC
    32GB Storage
  • 16-MP, f/2.2, OIS Rear: 1 Camera
  • 3220 mAh
  • 6.4" (2960x1440) Super AMOLED
  • 6GB
    Snapdragon 845 SoC
    64GB/128GB/512GB Storage
  • 12-MP, f/1.5, OIS Rear: 2 Cameras
  • 4000 mAh W-Charge No
Specifications Highlights
Product NameGalaxy Note 4Galaxy Note 9
ProductGalaxy Note 4 (2014), Price: 265 USD at AmazonGalaxy Note 9 (2018), Price: 559 USD at Amazon
Display5.7" 2560x1440 Super AMOLED 6.4" 2960x1440 Super AMOLED , HDR10
Rear Camera(s)
  • 16-MP f/2.2 (Primary) +OIS
  • 27mm 12-MP f/1.5 (Primary) +OIS
  • 52mm 12-MP f/2.4 +OIS
Selfie Camera(s)
  • 3.7-MP
  • 26mm 8-MP f/1.7
Computing
  • Snapdragon 805 SoC
  • 3GB RAM
  • 32GB Storage
  • MicroSD (64GB max.)
  • Snapdragon 845 SoC
  • 6GB RAM
  • 64GB/128GB/512GB Storage
  • MicroSDXC
Battery3220 mAh4000 mAh, Wireless Charging, No
DesignIP Rating, 176g (6.2oz), 153.5 x 78.6 x 8.5 mm (6.04 x 3.09 x 0.33 inches)IP68, 201g (7.1oz), 161.9x76.4x8.8 mm (6.37 x 3.01 x 0.35 inches)
Price (Market)$265$559
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Display
Product NameGalaxy Note 4Galaxy Note 9
TypeSuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Diagonal (inches)5.7"6.4"
Display/Body Ratio74.2%84.0%
Resolution2560x14402960x1440
Sharpness (PPI)515 PPI514 PPI
Display Glass TypeGorilla Glass 4Gorilla Glass 5
Features
  • Multitouch
  • Multitouch
  • Glossy
  • Tweakable Resolution
  • HDR10
  • Always-On
Color Depth24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)
Primary Camera
Product NameGalaxy Note 4Galaxy Note 9
Focal Length (35mm) 27mm
Megapixel16-MP12-MP
Aperturef/2.2f/1.5
Sensor Pixel Size1.12 µm1.4 µm
Autofocus Features
  • Contrast
  • Phase Detection
  • Dual-Pixel Phase Detection
  • Object Tracking
Hardware Features
  • OIS
  • Flash
  • HDR Photo
  • Autofocus
  • OIS
  • EIS
  • LED Flash
  • Dual LED Flash
  • HDR Photo
Software Features
  • Dual-Shot
  • Simul-Shot
  • Geo Tag
  • Bokeh
  • Geo Tag
  • Smile Detect
  • Face Detect
  • Continuous shooting
Video Resolutions
  • 480p/30fps
  • 720p/30fps
  • 1080p/30fps
  • 2160p/30fps
  • 1440p/30fps
  • 2160p/30fps
  • 2160p/60fps
  • 1080p/240fps
  • 720p/960fps
Short-Zoom Camera
Product NameGalaxy Note 9
Focal Length (35mm) 52mm
Megapixel12-MP
Aperturef/2.4
Sensor Pixel Size1 µm
Autofocus Features
  • Fixed Focus
Hardware Features
  • OIS
Battery
Product NameGalaxy Note 4Galaxy Note 9
Battery TypeLi-IonLi-Poly
Battery Capacity (mAh)3220 mAh4000 mAh
Battery Features
  • Fast Charge
  • Removable
  • Wireless Charging Integrated
  • Fast Charge
  • Non-Removable
Fast-Charge ProtocolNo
Talk Time20 hours
Music Playback Time82 hours
Computing
Product NameGalaxy Note 4Galaxy Note 9
Processor BrandQualcommQualcomm
Processor NameSnapdragon 805Snapdragon 845
Processor ModelSM-N910S
Processor # Cores48
Main Processor Frequency (GHz)2.7 GHz2.8 GHz
RAM Options3GB6GB
Internal Storage Options32GB64GB/128GB/512GB
Memory Card TypeMicroSDMicroSDXC
Mem. Card Max. Size64GB
Operating System + VersionAndroid 4.4Android 8.1
Communications
Product NameGalaxy Note 4Galaxy Note 9
LTE Category (Download)LTE CAT6 301 MbpsLTE CAT18 1200/211 Mbps
LTE Bands12, 38, 39, 40, 41
Modem Features
  • GPRS
  • EDGE
  • LTE
  • UMTS
  • EDGE
  • GPRS
  • HSPA+
  • LTE
WiFi Speed
  • a
  • b
  • g
  • n
  • ac
  • a
  • b
  • g
  • n
  • ac
WiFi Features
  • Hotspot
  • Dual-band
  • WiFi Direct
  • Dual-band
  • Hotspot
  • WiFi Direct
  • MU-MIMO
Bluetooth VersionBluetooth 4.1Bluetooth 5.0
Bluetooth Features
  • A2DP
  • BT LE
  • BT EDR
  • A2DP
  • AVRCP
  • DIP
  • HFP
  • HID
  • HSP
  • BT LE
  • MAP
  • OPP
  • PAN
  • PBAP/PAB
NFC Features
  • NFC Supported
  • NFC Supported
Connector TypeMicro USBUSB Type C
Connector Features
  • USB OTG
  • MHL
  • USB 3.1
  • USB OTG
SAR US Head0.37 W/Kg
SAR US Body0.88 W/Kg
SAR EU Head0.37 W/Kg
SAR EU Body0.38 W/Kg
Sim Card 0
Product NameGalaxy Note 4Galaxy Note 9
NameSIM0SIM0
SIM TypeMicro SIMNano SIM
Multimedia
Product NameGalaxy Note 4Galaxy Note 9
Multimedia Features
  • DLNA
  • IR
Audio Alerts
  • VIBRATION
  • MP3
  • WAV
Speaker channelsMono
Audio Features
  • Loudspeaker
  • 3.5mm Port
  • Phone Noise Cancellation
  • Loudspeaker
  • FM Radio
  • 3.5mm Port
Audio Formats
  • FLAC
  • MP3
  • WAV
  • AAC
  • 3GA
  • AMR
  • RA
  • AWB
  • FLAC
  • M4A
  • MID
  • MIDI
  • MP3
  • OGA
  • OGG
  • WMA
  • WAV
  • XMF
Video Formats
  • MP4
  • DIVX
  • XVID
  • WMV
  • H.264 PLAYER
  • DIVX
  • H.263
  • H.264
  • MPEG-4
  • MP4
  • XVID
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Barometer
  • Compass
  • Gesture
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • Gyroscope
  • Heart Rate
  • Proximity
  • Accelerometer
  • Barometer
  • Compass
  • Fingerprint
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • Gyroscope
  • Heart Rate
  • Iris
  • Proximity

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