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Samsung Galaxy Note 4 SM-N910C vs Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955U

Comparison: side by side, pros and cons and the differences between Samsung Galaxy Note 4 SM-N910C vs Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955U phones. Which is the best phone?

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05 Samsung Galaxy Note 4 SM-N910C vs 19 Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955U

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 SM-N910C
SpecificationsCompareModelsPictures
5.7"
AMOLED

1440x2560

16
MP

3.7mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3220
mAh

Removable

Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955U
SpecificationsCompareModelsPictures
6.2"
AMOLED

1440x2960

12.2
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3500
mAh

Non removable

What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955U

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05 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Note 4 SM-N910C

Galaxy Note 4 SM-N910CvsGalaxy S8 Plus SM-G955U
 31%31%
+Higher resolution main camera
16 megapixelsvs12.2 megapixels
Advantage+Sensors help you use the deviceTemperaturevsNot supported
Advantage+Sensors help you use the deviceHumidityvsNot supported
Advantage+Removable battery can be replaced easilyLithium ion - RemovablevsLithium ion - Non removable
Advantage+The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cableMicro-B USB - MHL-3vsNot supported

19 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955U

Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955UvsGalaxy Note 4 SM-N910C
 33%33%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2.35Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs1.9Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
 33%33%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
4GB LPDDR4vs3GB LPDDR3
 104%100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
64GB (51GB user available)vs32GB (25GB user available)
 2%2%
+Lighter
173 grams (6.06 ounces)vs176 grams (6.16 ounces)
 5%5%
+Thinner
8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)vs8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)
 16%16%
+Higher resolution screen
1440 x 2960 pixelsvs1440 x 2560 pixels
 3%3%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
531 PPIvs515 PPI
 9%9%
+Larger screen
6.2"vs5.7"
Advantage+You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focusPDAF: phase detection autofocusvsAutofocus
 4%4%
+The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth
1/2.5" inchesvs1/2.6" inches
 29%29%
+Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
f/1.7 (aperture)vsf/2.2 (aperture)
 117%100%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
8 megapixelsvs3.7 megapixels
Advantage+Android 8.0 Oreo is newer and saferAndroid 8.0 OreovsAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallow
 9%9%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
3500 mAhvs3220 mAh
 6 times100%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G+ LTE-A) 1024 Mbpsvs(4G LTE) 150 Mbps
Advantage+Sensors help you use the deviceIris scannervsNot supported
Advantage+Bluetooth 5.0 version with A2DP is newer and faster5.0 version with A2DPvs4.1 version with A2DP
Advantage+More speed data transfer as mp3 and photos via USBUSB 3.1 Type-C reversible connectorvsUSB 2.0 Micro-B (Micro-USB)
Advantage+Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for exampleWaterproof (IPxx certified)vsNot supported

33 Common items in both devices

+More external storage for files using memory cardsUntil 256GB
+This device has a Super AMOLED screen, which are brighter and more vividSuper AMOLED
+More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos16 million
+The LED flash helps in dark places or in low lightLED flash
+The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take picturesOnly digital zoom
+Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion videoOIS: Optical stabilization
+The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightnessBSI sensor
+The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areasHDR photo/video on both cameras
+More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera4K UHD (3840 x 2160 pixels)
+More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera2K UHD (2560 x 1440 pixels)
+The 4G LTE / 4G+ LTE-A network is newer and faster4G LTE / 4G+ LTE-A
+Better touchscreen. The capacitive screen is much more sensitiveCapacitive
+Better touch type. Multitouch allows to use more fingers at the same timeMultitouch
+Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores3.5mm jack
+Sensors help you use the deviceAccelerometer
+Sensors help you use the deviceProximity
+Sensors help you use the deviceCompass
+Sensors help you use the deviceAmbient Light
+Sensors help you use the deviceGyroscope
+Sensors help you use the deviceBarometer
+Sensors help you use the deviceBiometric (fingerprint)
+Sensors help you use the deviceHeart rate
+Sensors help you use the deviceSpO2
+Speakerphone is useful when you are driving and on other occasionsSpeakerphone
+The video calling allows to make calls with voice and videoVideo calling
+The vibration of the device aids in the use of several featuresVibrating alert
+Noise-canceling microphone allows better call qualityActive noise cancellation
+It's harder to lose yourself in the city with GPS on your deviceA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS / A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
+WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO is newer and faster802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO
+With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible deviceDLNA
+The NFC lets simple and safe communication between near electronic devicesNFC
+Better sites viewing on the internetHTML, XHTML, HTML5
+Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keysGorilla Glass 4 / Gorilla Glass 5
+ 25 COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresSamsung Galaxy Note 4 SM-N910CSamsung Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955U
BrandSamsungSamsung
ModelGalaxy Note 4 SM-N910CGalaxy S8 Plus SM-G955U
Also known asSamsung Galaxy Note 4 Octa-core 4G, Samsung MuscatGalaxy S8+ G955U (Unlocked), Samsung Dream 2
Country or region where it's soldLatin AmericaBrazilEuropeUSA
Release dateOctober, 2014April, 2017
Design / TypeBarBar
Depth8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)
Size (width x height)78.6 x 153.5 millimeters (3.09 x 6.04 in)73.4 x 160 millimeters (2.89 x 6.3 in)
Weight176 grams (6.16 ounces)173 grams (6.06 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Water protectionNot supportedWaterproof (IPxx certified)
Operating system (OS)Samsung Galaxy Note 4 SM-N910CSamsung Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955U
Operating systemAndroid 4.4.4 KitKatAndroid 7.0 Nougat
Firmware updateAndroid 6.0.1 MarshmallowAndroid 8.0 Oreo
HardwareSamsung Galaxy Note 4 SM-N910CSamsung Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955U
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 5 Octa 5433 (20nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998 (10nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
1.9Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A57
1.3Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.35Ghz Quad-Core Kryo
1.9Ghz Quad-Core Kryo
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-T760 MP6Qualcomm Adreno 540
RAM memory3GB LPDDR34GB LPDDR4
Internal storage32GB (25GB user available)64GB (51GB user available)
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCUntil 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
DisplaySamsung Galaxy Note 4 SM-N910CSamsung Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955U
Display typeSuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size5.7" inches6.2" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~74.2% (screen-to-body ratio)~83.1% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Display resolution1440 x 2560 pixels1440 x 2960 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)515 PPI531 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 4Gorilla Glass 5
Mobile networks and dataSamsung Galaxy Note 4 SM-N910CSamsung Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955U
Dual SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot
micro-SIM (3FF)
1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
3G networkUMTS 850/900/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
4G networkLTE Cat4 700/800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,17,20)LTE Cat16 700/800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,20,28,29,30)
TD-LTE 1900/2300/2500/2600 (Bands 38,39,40,41)
Data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
2G network SIM2Not supportedNot supported
3G network SIM2Not supportedNot supported
4G network SIM2Not supportedNot supported
Data network SIM2Not supportedNot supported
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps1024/150 Mbps
Messaging and callingSamsung Galaxy Note 4 SM-N910CSamsung Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955U
MessagingSMS (Swype), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
Primary camera / Back cameraSamsung Galaxy Note 4 SM-N910CSamsung Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955U
Main camera16 megapixels12.2 megapixels
Main camera resolution4608 x 3456 pixels4032 x 3024 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840 x 2160 pixels) 30 fps4K UHD (3840 x 2160 pixels) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal length31mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/2.6" inches1/2.5" inches
Pixel size1.12µm pixel1.4µm pixel
AutofocusAutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedSupported
HDRHDR photo/video on both camerasHDR photo/video on both cameras
Front camera / Secondary cameraSamsung Galaxy Note 4 SM-N910CSamsung Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955U
Front camera3.7 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution2560 x 1440 pixels3264 x 2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)2K UHD (2560 x 1440 pixels)2K UHD (2560 x 1440 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal length22mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy Note 4 SM-N910CSamsung Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955U
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, DivX, XviD, H.264, H.263, WMVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, AC3, FLACMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesSamsung Galaxy Note 4 SM-N910CSamsung Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955U
USBUSB 2.0 Micro-B (Micro-USB)USB 3.1 Type-C reversible connector
TV outputMicro-B USB - MHL-3Not supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.1 version with A2DP5.0 version with A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO
DLNASupportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portSupportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy Note 4 SM-N910CSamsung Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955U
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Biometric (fingerprint)
Temperature
Humidity
Gesture
Heart rate
SpO2
Hall effect
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Biometric (fingerprint)
Iris scanner
Heart rate
SpO2
Hall effect
Other features- Colors: Black, White, Pink, Gold
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- Samsung TouchWiz UX
- S Pen stylus
- S-Voice natural language
- Dropbox 50GB
- Samsung Gear S compatible
- ANT+ support
- WiFi direct
- WiFi hotspot
- Colors: Black, Silver, Blue, Gold, Orchid Gray
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- Samsung DeX (desktop experience)
- Curved edge screen
- Body material: Aluminium
- Corning Gorilla Glass 5 back panel
- Samsung Gear VR compatible
- Fast battery charging
- Quick Charge 4.0
- Qi Wireless charging (PMA)
- Samsung Pay
- 24bit/192kHz audio
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- IP68 certified: dust proof and water resistant over 1.5 meter and 30min
Power supply and autonomySamsung Galaxy Note 4 SM-N910CSamsung Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955U
Battery technologyLithium ion - RemovableLithium ion - Non removable
Battery capacity3220 mAh3500 mAh
Battery modelfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Talk time1200 minutes | 20 hours | 0.8 day2040 minutes | 34 hours | 1.4 days
Standbyfeature not registered20580 minutes | 343 hours | 14.3 days
Specific absorption rate (radiation)Samsung Galaxy Note 4 SM-N910CSamsung Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955U
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombia0.23 W/Kg (head) | 1.2 W/Kg (body)0.46 W/Kg (head) | 1.01 W/Kg (body)
SAR European Union, UK0.366 W/Kg (head) | 0.568 W/Kg (body)feature not registered

Ifek SilverYou forgot to mention UV sensor on N910C. Note4 is the only phone in existence that has that sensor, and quite useful. Flat screen is definitely the advantage for N190C.
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