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Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Sony Xperia Z4v
Global Score
8.778.91
Basic Information
SamsungSony
Android 5.0, 4.4Android 5.1
2014-09-032015-06-16
6.04 x 3.09 x 0.33 inches5.69 x 2.85 x 0.34 inches
6.21 ounces5.64 ounces
Black, Gold, Pink and WhiteBlack and White
--Glass and Metal
Scratch-Resistant GlassScratch-Resistant Glass
$ 269.00 at Amazon$ 249.00 at Amazon
Display / Screen
5.7 inches5.2 inches
1440 x 2560 pixels (Quad HD / 2K)1440 x 2560 pixels (Quad HD / 2K)
Super AMOLEDIPS LCD
515 pixels per inch565 pixels per inch
Capacitive, Multi-touchCapacitive, Multi-touch
8.38.4
Performance
Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 APQ8084 chipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994 chipset
Krait 450 (Quad-Core 2700 MHz) processorARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit (Octa-Core 2000 MHz) processor
3 GB (825 MHz) RAM3 GB (1600 MHz) RAM
Adreno 420 (500 MHz) GPUAdreno 430 (600 MHz) GPU
8.738.82
Storage
32 GB internal memory32 GB internal memory
microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC (up to 128 GB) external memory slotmicroSD, microSDHC, microSDXC (up to 128 GB) external memory slot
4.623.82
Camera
16.00 MP + 3.70 MP20.70 MP + 5.00 MP
f/2.20 aperturef/2.00 aperture
31.00mm focal length25.00mm focal length
0.38 inches (1/2.6") sensor0.43 inches (1/2.3") sensor
3840 x 2160 (30 fps) (4K) video resolution3840 x 2160 (30 fps) (4K) video resolution
1920 x 1080 (60 fps) (Full HD) slow motion video1920 x 1080 (60 fps) (Full HD) slow motion video
8.919.02
Networks
Wi-FiWi-Fi
Mobile HotspotMobile Hotspot
LTE (4G), HSPA+ (4G), HSDPA, HSUPA, EDGE, GPRS and GSMLTE-A (4G), HSPA+ (4G), HSDPA, HSUPA, EDGE, GPRS, GSM and CDMA
Micro SIMNano SIM
9.49.7
Battery Life
3220mAh Li-Ion Battery3000mAh Li-Ion Battery
Removable BatteryNon-Removable Battery
--Wireless Charging
20 hours talk time--
4.44.48
Other Features
Bluetooth 4.1, EDRBluetooth 4.1
GPSGPS
NFCNFC
Infra-red port--
Fingerprint ID Scanner--
Accelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope, Light Sensor and Proximity SensorAccelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope, Light Sensor and Proximity Sensor

Comparisson review

Sony Xperia Z4v has an overall score of 8.91, which is a little bit better than Galaxy Note 4's 8.77 score. The Sony Xperia Z4v design is newer and just a little bit lighter, but a bit thicker than Galaxy Note 4. Both of these phones use Android OS (operating system), but the Sony Xperia Z4v has a newer 5.1 version while Galaxy Note 4 has Android 5.0 version, so it gives some extra features.

Sony Xperia Z4v features a little more vivid display than Galaxy Note 4, because although it has a bit smaller display, and they both have the same exact resolution of 2560 x 1440, the Sony Xperia Z4v also counts with a quite higher screen density. The Xperia Z4v counts with a little better hardware performance than Samsung Galaxy Note 4, and although they both have a 3 GB RAM memory, the Xperia Z4v also has a faster graphics processor running at 600 MHz and a greater number of cores (although slower).

Galaxy Note 4 counts with a lot bigger memory capacity to store more apps and games than Sony Xperia Z4v. They have exactly the same 32 GB internal memory and an external SD slot that holds a maximum of 128 GB. The Xperia Z4v counts with a slightly better camera than Samsung Galaxy Note 4, and although they both have the same video frame rates and the same (4K) video resolution, the Xperia Z4v also has a larger sensor which provides a better image and video quality, a larger diafragm aperture and a lot more mega pixels back facing camera.

Sony Xperia Z4v features a bit better battery lifetime than Galaxy Note 4, although it has 3000mAh of battery capacity instead of 3220mAh.

Xperia Z4v not only is the best phones between the ones we are comparing, but it's also cheaper than the other phone, making buying this phone a simple decision.