Apple iPhone 6 Plus vs Samsung Galaxy Note 4

Diana Joan

Sep 16, 2014 08:30 am / Posted by Diana Joan

With the release of iPhone 6 at Apple’s keynote this September, Apple also introduced the enlarged version of iPhone 6 – iPhone 6 Plus with 5.5″ Retina HD display, which has made the phablet iPhone 6 Plus a stronger competitor in both phone and tablet area. Another amazing phablet 5.7″ Galaxy Note 4 coming from Samsung group also features powerful functions. Both iPhone 6 Plus and Galaxy Note 4 are the devices of the year. Then which one will gain more popularity and win this battle?

iphone 6 plus vs galaxy note 4

1. Display

iPhone 6 Plus features a 5.5’’ Retina HD display while Samsung Galaxy Note 4 is equipped with a 5.7’’ super AMOLED display. Galaxy Note 4 adopts QHD resolution (2560x1440p) while iPhone 6 Plus can reach full HD (1920x1080p), which means the former can present users a cleaner and sharper texts and images.

2. Design

iPhone 6 Plus has rounded edges, and a slim body of 7.1mm thick. The aluminum body and stainless steel button make iPhone 6 Plus more premium. The Galaxy Note 4 has a metal frame and a leather-like rear panel, which makes it less beautiful in design. 

3. Camera

Apple team added new features to iPhone 6 Plus. For instance, people now can shoot 1080p HD at 60 fps, and 240-fps slo-mo, and time-lapse videos. A new sensor with Focus Pixels, improved face detection and exposure control are added to the 8MP iSight camera. To shoot and view HD images and videos on iPhone 6 (Plus) will be a pleasant thing.

4. Hardware

There are a few improvements in iPhone 6 Plus’s hardware. For example, a new A8 chip with 64-bit architecture and M8 motion coprocessor delivers more power and efficiency. It is unclear about hardware for Samsung Galaxy Note 4. It may probably use 1.9GHz octa core (1.9GHz quad + 1.3GHz quad Core) Samsung Exynos processor with 3GB of RAM, and a 3220mAh battery. There are 3 kinds of storage variants for iPhone 6 Plus: 16GB, 64GB and 128GB. The Note 4 only comes with a 32 GB internal storage. But it has a microSD card slot or storage expansion.

5. Software

This time iPhone 6 Plus comes with the new operating system iOS 8 which embraces new features like third-party keyboard support, cross app sharing, etc. However, some features covered by iOS 8 have been used in Android system for a long time. Samsung Galaxy Note 4 runs Android 4.4 and improves the S Pen with enhanced pressure sensitivity. Users can make photo notes with the advanced S Pen.

6. Battery

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 supports fast and speed charging and a Note 4 can go from zero to 50% in around 30 minutes. However, no one knows whether the speed recharge will cause bad influence on the battery life. We can see a better battery performance in iPhone 6 Plus, supporting a standby time up to 16 days, 3G talk up to 24 hours, and playing HD videos up to 14 hours.

Both iPhone 6 Plus and Samsung Galaxy Note 4 are new phablets with big screen. However, Galaxy Note 4 overwhelms iPhone 6 Plus in resolution, and battery and unlimited storage space. And iPhone 6 Plus features a better design for it uses much metal structure, and users can enjoy console-style games on iPhone 6 Plus later in future.

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