Samsung Galaxy Note 3  Samsung Galaxy Note 4 
Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Samsung Galaxy Note 4
Buy Now N/A Buy
Excellence Score
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36.7
Value for Money Score
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50.6
Price N/A Rs. 31,699 onwards
Launch Date (India) Sep, 2013 Oct, 2014
Expected Launch Date N/A N/A
Smartphone OS Android 4.3, Upgradeable to 5.0 Lollipop Android 4.4, Upgradeable to 6.0 Marshmallow
Touchscreen Yes (Capacitive) Yes (Capacitive)
Screen Size 5.7 inches 5.7 inches
Screen Resolution 1080x1920 pixels (~ 386 pixels per inch) 1440x2560 pixels (~ 515 pixels per inch)
Display Features Super AMOLED, Scratch Resistant Super AMOLED, Scratch Resistant (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), 2.5D Glass Screen
Full Physical QWERTY Keypad
Processor 1.9 GHz 2.7 GHz
Processor Type Octa Core Quad Core
Processor Name Exynos 5 Octa 5420 (1.9 GHz Quad Core + 1.3 GHz Quad Core) Qualcomm Snapdragon 805
GPU Mali-T628 MP6 Adreno 420
RAM 3 GB 3 GB
3G Yes Yes
4G Yes
VoLTE Yes
WiFi Yes Yes
GPS Yes Yes
Bluetooth Yes Yes
USB Yes Yes
Camera 13.0 MP 16.0 MP
Camera Auto-Focus Yes Yes
Camera Flash Yes Yes
HD Video Recording Yes (Full HD) Yes (4K)
Other Camera Features Dual Shot, Simultaneous HD video and image recording, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, Panorama, HDR Optical Image/Video Stabilization, Dual Shot, Simultaneous HD Video and Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, Panorama, HDR
Secondary Camera 2.0 MP 3.7 MP
Secondary Camera Features Full HD Video Recording Full HD Video Recording, F/1.9 Selfie (90 degree), Wide selfie mode (120 degree)
Internal Memory 32 GB 32 GB
Expandable Memory Slot up to 64 GB up to 64 GB
Contacts Storage Unlimited Unlimited
SMS Storage Unlimited Unlimited
Music Player Yes Yes
FM Radio
Dual SIM
Thickness 8.3 mm 8.5 mm
Weight 168 gm 176 gm
Battery Capacity 3200 mAh 3220 mAh
Battery Standby N/A N/A
Battery Standby (3G) 490 hrs N/A
Battery Talktime N/A N/A
Battery Talktime (3G) 20.00 hrs N/A
Fast Charging
Other Battery Parameters N/A N/A
Fingerprint sensor Yes
Other Features S Voice; S Pen stylus; S Pen Optimized Features- Air Command, Screen Write, Action Memo, Scrapbook, S Finder, Pen Window, S Note, S Planner, Email with hand writing integration, S Pen Keeper, Quick Command, Easy Clip, Photo Note, Paper Artist, Shape Match, Formula Match; Samsung KNOX; DLNA; NFC; Yes, via MHL; WiFi Direct; WiFi Dual Band; Stereo Speakers; Noise Filtration; Dropbox (50 GB storage); My Magazine S Pen stylus; S Pen Optimized Features- Air Command, Screen Write, Action Memo, Scrapbook, S Finder, Pen Window, S Note, S Planner, Email with hand writing integration, S Pen Keeper, Quick Command, Easy Clip, Photo Note, Paper Artist, Shape Match, Formula Match, Smart Select, Advanced S Pen; S Voice; Air Gestures; Ultra Power Saving mode; Multi-window (Managing multiple applications at once on a single screen); Fast Charging (Go from zero to 50% in around 30 minutes); DLNA; NFC; Yes, via MHL; IR LED (Remote Control); Download Booster; WiFi Direct; WiFi Dual Band; ANT+ support; USB On-The-Go; Noise Filtration
2-minute Review [Positives]
  • Good build quality
  • Textured back provides a good hand feel
  • Brilliant display with Full HD resolution, vibrant colors, excellent contrast, good brightness level, and wide viewing angles
  • Android with TouchWiz UI
  • Brilliant, slick performance
  • Fantastic note taking features
  • Tons of dedicated 'S Pen' Apps
  • Useful software add-ons like Reading Mode, Popup video, Multi-Window display
  • Excellent audio quality (via headphones)
  • Excellent video playback
  • Good camera
  • Great battery life
  • Excellent call quality
  • Great design and build quality
  • Gorgeous, top-notch, high-resolution display
  • Android interface with Samsung's TouchWiz on top
  • The Touchwiz interface is now more polished, and has a lot of clutter stripped off
  • Fingerprint sensor, and the S Heath App along with the health sensors, add useful functionality
  • New S Pen features, and improved multi-tasking functionality, add to the productivity muscle of the Note 4 - no other phone comes close in this area
  • Top-notch speed/performance backed by great hardware
  • Very good camera, with optical image stabilization, and stunning 4K videos
  • Excellent audio quality
  • Excellent battery life
  • Quick battery charging
  • Excellent loudspeaker
2-minute Review [Negatives]
  • Big phone, not easy to carry around in your pocket, and uncomfortable for single-handed use
  • The interface loaded with tons of features, can be a bit overwhelming
  • Mediocre loudspeaker
  • The large size of course means the phone is not the easiest to carry around, and handle
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