Galaxy Note 5 Vs Galaxy Note 4 Comparison- Screen, Battery, Software, Processor

Recently we have compared, Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Plus Vs Galaxy S6 Edge and now in this post we have a detailed specs and features comparison overview of Galaxy Note 5 vs Galaxy Note 4.

The Galaxy Note 5 which is the Samsung latest phablet comes with a premium build (back) where we can find the beautiful Gorilla Glass 4 with sloped edges instead of faux leather (plastic) which is seen in the Note 4.

Samsung Galaxy Note 5

Display and Processor:

Both the phablet sports a 5.7-inch AMOLED display with 1440 x 2560 pixels screen resolution. The Galaxy Note 5 is powered with 1.5GHz octa-core Exynos processor coupled with 4GB LPDDR4 of RAM while Galaxy Note 4 includes a 2.7GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 processor coupled with 3GB of RAM.

Camera and Storage:

On the cameras front, the Galaxy Note 5 has a 16MP rear camera and 5Mp front camera compared to Note 4 16MP rear camera and 3.7MP of front camera. Both the devices comes with internal memory of 32GB or 64GB where the Galaxy Note 4 has a microSD card option for memory expansion up to 64GB.

Software and Connectivity:

The Galaxy Note 5 runs on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop OS while the Note 4 runs on Android 4.4 KitKat OS. Both the flagship devices has Samsung TouchWiz UI on top. The connectivity includes WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, GPS, 4G and Bluetooth.

Galaxy Note 5 vs Galaxy Note 4

 Samsung Galaxy Note 5Samsung Galaxy Note 4
Display 5.7-inch display5.7-inch display
Resolution1440 x 2560 pixels 1440 x 2560 pixels
Pixel Density519515
ProcessorExynos 7420, 1.5GHz octa-coreQualcomm Snapdragon 805, quad-core at 2.7GHz
OS VersionAndroid 5.1.1 LollipopAndroid 4.4 KitKat (up-gradable)
SIM TypeSingle (Nano-SIM)Single (Micro-SIM)
Internal storage32GB/64GB32GB
Memory Card SupportNoYes, up to 64GB
Primary camera16-megapixels16-megapixels
Secondary Camera5-megapixels3.7-megapixels
Wi-Fi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Other connectivityBluetooth 4.2, GPS, 4GBluetooth 4.1, GPS, 4G
Dimsensions153.2 x 76.1 x 7.6mm153.5 x 78.6 x 8.5mm
Battery3000 mAh3,220 mAh
Release DateAugust, 2015September, 2014


The Galaxy Note 5 can be purchased starting from $750 while the Note 4 has an initial price of $550-$685.