Samsung Galaxy Note 4
Samsung Galaxy Note 4 VS. Samsung Galaxy S6
Samsung Galaxy S6

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 vs. Samsung Galaxy S6

October 7, 2019
                         
Bottom line: which one is better?

Apart from the fact that both phones were launched almost a year apart, galaxy note 4 vs s6 does not provide much of a difference in terms of features as would be expected. Note 4 rans on an operating system of Android v4.4.4 (Kitkat) while s6 ran on Android v5.0.2 (Lollipop)

DESIGN

The s6 wins a lot in comparing note 4 vs s6. It is a slim phone with thickness of 6.8mm to 8.5mm for note 4. Added to this, s6 has a smaller width of 70.5mm, is shorter at 143.4mm and lighter at 138grams to note 4. Both phones come in same shades of color.

Bottom Line design
a lighter, thinner, and slimmer phone enhances portability. These are features found in s6 making it better.
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DISPLAY

Though both phones are similar in screen protection, display type, screen resolution, and touch, s6 vs note 4 comparison does provide a few differences. The s6 has high pixel density in the excess of 61ppi but lower in screen to body ration by 3.3% and screen size by 0.6 inches to note 4.

Bottom Line
an ideal phone is one that carries all advanced features but not a few. By this fact, Note 4 is an embodiment of these features hence a better phone.
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PERFORMANCE

The only point of convergence for both phones is that both have same RAM of 3GB. The rest of the features are different where not4 has graphics of Adreno 420 while s6 is on Mali-T760 MP8. In addition to this, s6 has a superior processor of Octa core (2.1 GHz, Quad core, ARM Cortex A57 + 1.5 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A53) to that of note 4 which is Quad core, 2.7 GHz, Krait 450. Both vary as well on chipset with note 4 running on Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 APQ8084 and 6 on Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7420.

Bottom Line performance
a stronger processor and advance graphics are desirable making s6 a better phone.
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CAMERAS

Comparing note 4 vs galaxy s6 provides few differences in camera features. Note 4 rans additional camera features over s6. It offers advanced image resolution of 4608 x 3456 Pixels, extra Exmor-RS CMOS Sensor, and high physical aperture of F2.2 over s6.

Bottom Line cameras
with little to differentiate the two phones, it is wise to pick one that embodies additional features hence Note 4 is a better.
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AUDIO

In what seems to be a common trend in most phones, the comparison of galaxy s6 vs note 4 seems not to deviate from what is now the norm. Both have loudspeaker but lack FM radio and rans an audio jack of 3.5mm.

Bottom Line audio
 since there nothing to the contrary to separate the two phones, any pick is a win hence both phones are better.
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BATTERY

The two phones offer superior batter power by running on an in-built Li-ion battery type. Note 4 is however stronger by offering a quicker charge of v2.0, higher talk time of Up to 20 Hours(3G), and a higher charge capacity of 3220 mAh over s6.

Bottom Line battery
more charge capacity coupled with quick charge and longer talk time makes Note 4 a better phone.
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SPECIAL FEATURES

There is not much on offer here to differentiate the two phones with both having heart rate monitor and front finger sensor. Note 4, however, offers extra features in Sar Value of Head: 0.183 W/kg to absorb excess energy and Stylus in case you don’t want to swipe.

Bottom Line special features
phone energy regulation is quite a good feature to have in a phone hence note 4 is better.
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Conclusion

There has been a lot of back and forth in comparing galaxy s6 vs note 4 in terms of various features. This has made it quite hard to pick out the one that stands out most. However, with a slimmer show of advanced features, Note 4 is a better phone.

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