Galaxy S4 Samsung

  • I9500
    • Google Play Edition
    • I9500
    • I9505
    • I9506
  • clock speed
    1.6
    GHz
  • RAM
    2
    GB
  • size
    5
    inches
  • resolution
    441
    ppi

Galaxy Note II Samsung

  • clock speed
    1.6
    GHz
  • RAM
    2
    GB
  • size
    5.5
    inches
  • resolution
    267
    ppi

Review Breakdown

Samsung Galaxy S4 vs Galaxy Note II

Display

PPI, brightness, contrast ratio in sunlight and contrast ratio
8.8
8.0

Processing power

linpack, quadrant and sunspider
8.2
6.6

Graphics performance

gl benchmark 2.5
8.2
6.3

Camera

sensor size and aperture
5.5
5.5

Battery life

3g talk time, web vrowsing and video playback
8.3
8.5

Music

voice volume and music volume
9.3
9.3

Geekaphone Score

8.0
7.4

Detailed Comparison

display

Size
5"
5.5"
Resolution
1920 x 1080 (441 ppi)
1280 x 720 (267 ppi)
Panel
Full HD Super AMOLED (PenTile RGBG)
Super AMOLED (RGB S-Stripe)
Brightness
404 cd/m²
402 cd/m²
Contrast in sunlight
3.352
2.307
Surface
Gorilla Glass 3
Gorilla Glass
Video out
1080p (Micro USB with MHL 2.0)
1080p (Micro USB with MHL)

processor

System on a chip
Samsung Exynos 5 (Octa 5410)
Samsung Exynos 4 (Quad 4412)
CPU
1.6 GHz, ARM Cortex A15
1.6 GHz, ARM Cortex A9
Architecture
Quad core
Quad core
Linpack
791
214.3
Quadrant
12,446
5,916
GPU
533 MHz, PowerVR SGX 544MP3
440 MHz, ARM Mali-400
Architecture
Tri core
Quad core
GL benchmark 2.5
43
17
Epic citadel
59.8
--
Basemark x
6.26
--
RAM
2 GB
2 GB

camera

Lens
f/2.2, 31 mm equiv.
f/2.6, 3.7 mm (29.3 mm equiv.)
Resolution
12.8 MP (4128 x 3096)
8 MP (3264 x 2448)
Sensor
1/3.2" (4.69 mm × 3.52 mm)
1/3.2" (4.54 mm × 3.42 mm)
Light sensitivity
50 ISO to 1,000 ISO
--
Flash
LED
LED
Autofocus
Yes
Yes
Image stabilization
Digital
Digital
Panorama
Yes
Yes
Continuous shooting
7.2 fps
6 fps
Aperture
f/2.2
f/2.6
Secondary camera
2 MP
1.9 MP

video

Video resolution
1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps
1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps
Video file format
MP4 DivX
MP4 H.264/MPEG-4 AVC
Maximum bitrate
17 Mbps
20 Mbps
Video light
Yes
Yes

battery

Type
Lithium-Ion (Removable)
Lithium-Ion (Removable)
Capacity
2,600 mA·h
3,100 mA·h
Talk time
1,020 min
960 min
Standby time
22,200 min
53,400 min
Tested
3G talk time
1,020 min
1,017 min
Web browsing
418 min
528 min
Video playback
689 min
687 min

music

Speaker
Mono (Back)
Mono (Back)
Frequency response
+0.03, -0.08
+0.03, -0.04
Noise level
-95.9 dB
-90.2 dB
Headphone
3.5 mm
3.5 mm
Frequency response
+0.03, -0.08
+0.11, -0.06
Noise level
-96 dB
-90.1 dB
FM radio
No
Receive

form factor

Size
69.8 x 136.6 x 7.9 mm
80.5 x 151.1 x 9.4 mm
Weight
130 g
180 g
Body
Plastic
Plastic
Keyboard
None
None
Buttons
Home, Volume, Back, Multitask
Home, Volume, Back, Multitask

software

Operating system
Android 4.2.2
Android 4.1.1
Upgradable to
Android 4.4 KitKat
Android 4.3 Jelly Bean
Custom UI
TouchWiz Nature UX 2.0
--
Onscreen keyboards
  1. Swype (haptic, predictive)
  2. Standard (haptic, predictive)
  1. Standard (predictive)
  2. Swype (predictive)
Sunspider
804 ms
972 ms

connectivity

Network
3G, HSDPA (42.2 Mb/s)
4G, LTE (20 Mb/s)
WiFi
802.11b//a/ac/n/g (Hotspot, WiFi Direct)
802.11a/b/g/n (Hotspot, WiFi Direct)
NFC
Yes
Yes
Bluetooth
4.0
4.0
USB On-the-Go
Yes
Yes

features

Internal storage
16 GB, 32 GB, 64 GB
16 GB, 32 GB, 64 GB
Supported card formats
microSD
microSD
Included accessories
  1. Charger
  2. Headphones
  1. Charger
  2. Headphones
SIM card
Micro-SIM
Micro-SIM
Speaker volume (Voice)
70.6 dB
70 dB
Speaker volume (Music)
66.2 dB
66.6 dB
Special-features

sensors

Location
A-GPS, GLONASS
A-GPS, GLONASS
Gyroscope
Yes
Yes
Accelerometer
Yes
Yes
Light sensor
Yes
Yes
Proximity sensor
Yes
Yes
Compass
Yes
Yes
Thermometer
Yes
No
Barometer
Yes
Yes
Hygrometer
Yes
No