Many people are focusing on the comparisons between iPhone 5s and the forthcoming iPhone flagship iPhone 6, which is set to be released this September. However, there is one product to be launched by Samsung, which is slowly taking in attention from people. The reports claimed that Samsung Galaxy Note 4 may better iPhone 5s, thereby making it a good option for people hunting for a new smartphone to purchase. There is a variety of reasons for you to put Samsung Galaxy Note 4 in line with iPhone 6 for rumors about its features are not simply surprising, but anticipating at the same time.
iPhone 5s display is one of the outstanding mobile phone displays you can find today. According to reports, the retina display of the mobile outperformed Samsung Galaxy S3’s display feature. Although the external appearance of the iPhone version seemed to have changed a little, the new iPhone 5s had significant improvements in terms of display power consumptions, brightness and contrast levels, colors and intensities, battery lives affecting the display, and viewing angles among others. Despite the 18% increase in iPhone 5s screen area compared to its predecessors, the phone had less glare and screen reflections. Besides such, the phone also had 57% higher ambient light compared to other mobile devices tested by DisplayMate. Improvement in screen readability is what it implies. Since the phone is built by utilizing in-cell technologies instead of on-cell methods, the glare is outstandingly reduced in iPhone 5s compared to 4. iPhone 5s display is superior in resisting changes caused by the environmental factors. It also supports multiple-point touch control. In other words, iPhone 5s has longer screen lifetime.
In contrary, it is revealed that Galaxy Note 4 may have three sided display. It is rumored that the phone’s side will have a small readable screen. The flexible screen will have its Youm panel, which was once introduced by Samsung in 2013. The side screen is opted for receiving notifications. It will give you easy access to various buttons, settings, camera, and other apps. The possible specifications of Galaxy Note 4 display is 5.9 inches in size and QHD quality of 2560 x 1440 pixels. Galaxy Note 4’s will be bigger than the previous Note (5.3 inches), Note 2 (5.5 inches), and Note 3 (5.7 inches). By considering this sequence, Galaxy Note 4 will likely stand along LG G Pro 2 and HTC One Max. Nonetheless, it will still fail when it comes to Sony Xperia Z Ultra’s 6.4 inches display. The screen resolution of the smartphone would match with LG G3’s. The possible infusion of PLS LCD in Galaxy Note 4 is noted by other rumors as well despite the company’s adoption of Super AMOLED. This may be pushed through for Samsung itself declared the new display feature can cut costs by up to 20%. A curved screen may also be anticipated with Galaxy Note 4, but not much like Galaxy Round. Besides the sided screen for Galaxy Note 4, there are also suggestions that the mobile phone may have a traditional flat screen instead.
iPhone 5s has its rechargeable lithium-ion battery, which is built in the device. You may charge the device using your power adapter or computer system through USB connection. On 3G, the talk time may take up to 10 hours. For the standby power of iPhone 5s, expect the device to run up to 250 hours. If you want to use the internet via 3G, you should set your iPhone up to eight hours limit time. On Wi-Fi, the smartphone can work up to 10 hours while browsing the web. The lithium-ion battery of iPhone 5s also works up to 10 hours for video playback and 40 hours for audio playback.
Galaxy Note 4 will run through wireless charging. Samsung is reported to be working on an enhanced charging resolution for its devices. The magnetic resonance charging is the goal of Samsung to adopt, which will help smartphone users charge their phones even without being in contract with the charger. Many people are still not aware of the availability of the charging technology. Hearsays simply indicated that it can be in the middle of year, which also marks the possible launching of Galaxy Note 4.
Galaxy Note 4 may be the one to introduce 64-bit chips in Samsung devices. It will be the pioneer to work on Exynos 5433 chip, which is recently launched by Samsung. The Exynos chip may only be available in European market, whereas an alternate version known as Snapdragon 805 processor will be supplied in North America, Japan, Korea, and China. Galaxy Note 4 will have its massive 4GB, which is better comparing to 3GB pack of Note 3. Galaxy Note 4 is also rumored to be the best gaming mobile, especially now that Galaxy S5 already sported the Adreno 330 GPU. The gaming performance of the device may be introduced in two ways, one of which is octo-core Exynos 5433 and ARM Mali-T760 GPU tandem and another is the quad-core Snapdragon 805 version and Adrendo 420 GPU compound. 32GB internal storage will be stuffed in Galaxy Note 4 along with back up of 3GB RAM, giving you utmost power to enjoy gaming.
iPhone 5s is rocking its auto-image stabilization feature, which helps decrease the effects of moving subjects and shaky hands whenever you take photos. It also has its feature in capturing slow motion video via the Slo-Mo mode. The camera mode can work at 120 frames/sec and 720p. iPhone 5s may zoom up to three times while filming a video with live filters through the application of Live Video zoom feature. It also has its FaceTime HD front-facing camera, which is structured with 1.2 megapixels and Backside illumination sensor. The front camera supports 720p HD Video filming and shooting images even at low-light scenes.
Galaxy Note 4 is expected to have a mystery camera, which may be placed on the handset’s back. Samsung is rumored to use ISOCELL sensors having 16 megapixels on its smartphones by 2014. Since Galaxy S5 already appeared with such sensors, Galaxy Note 4 is expected to have it as well. The ISOCELL sensor is a technology introduced by Samsung, which can provide high quality images, mimicking what CMOS sensor can deliver. Clearer and better images can be obtained from the device since there is less light leakage between the pixels. Besides, Galaxy Note 4 is anticipated to have its stabilization of optimal image, which will free you from blurry photos. The idea of using 20-megapixel sensor has been dropped by Samsung and the company emphasized the use of 12-megapixel version to preserve the thin structure of the phone. Nonetheless, later on, Samsung changed its scheme again and settled for 16-megapixel sensor. From Note 3’s 2-megapixel front camera, Galaxy Note 4 will sport 3.7-megapixel front-facing camera.
iPhone 5s is currently running in iOS 7.1.2, which is the latest update from Apple. In contrary, the latest iPhone 5s is expected to function in iOS 8 very soon, which is expected to run on iPhone 6 as well. There will be enhanced photo shooting and notifications with iOS 8. Plus, there are more improvements to anticipate with iOS 8, which can be counted to up to a hundred. Few of the must-haves in iOS 8 are Aqua Capture, Smart Fingerprint, Swipe to Launch Motion Launcher, and Multi Network for Booster features.
The operating system for Galaxy Note 4 is likely Android KitKat. Besides such, it is expected that Galaxy Note 4 will also be adorned with TouchWiz interface Samsung applied in Galaxy S5.
Additional Things People Will Surely Love
Apart from the high-performing features of iPhone 5s and Galaxy Note 4, there are additional things the devices have to offer as bonuses for smartphone users.
iPhone 5s has its fingerprint scanner, which has long been pursued by various smartphone manufacturers. The fingerprint identity sensor is infused in the Home button function. The feature can be utilized in secured purchasing via iBooks Store, iTunes Store, and App Store. Fingerprint scanning in iPhone 5s is powered by 360-degree readability feature. It can even work on multiple fingerprints.
iPhone 5s also claims its better battery life, which is attributed to its standby time that can work up to 250 hours. This is better than iPhone 5’s standby time of 225 hours.
Free bundled apps may also be encountered in 5s. Premium iWork and iLife apps are already offered by Apple via iPhone 5s, which include Keynote, Pages, iMovie, and others.
On the other hand, there are more things Galaxy Note 4 can also deliver. Its premium build is rumored to vote down the design of HTC and Apple smartphones. Plus, users should start adding the cleaner interface of Galaxy Note 4 to its better aesthetics. Its interface will allow you to hide or delete apps that are unnecessary for use.
If iPhone 5s has its fingerprint scanner, Galaxy Note 4 will likely have its eye retina sensor, which will put the mobile phone to the next level. It has been hinted that there will be improved security with the eye scanning technology of the future.
Other than that, if you are a health savvy, Galaxy Note 4 m
ay help you with optimized fitness monitoring anywhere you may be. The Note 4 device is projected to have a UV sensor, which will keep your skin protected from too much sun. By holding the phone to the sun at angle measuring 60 degrees, you will be able to detect different levels of skin damage risks.
Galaxy Note 4 will also stand out with S Pen, which is expected to become more useful upon the device’s release. Samsung is working on ultrasound technology for the stylus, which will opt for advanced and more accurate utilization of the device.
The Galaxy Note 4 Release Date
It is a big question when will Galaxy Note 4 come out. However, Samsung officially declared September 3 as the launching date for its newest Note mobile device. The event will be held in Beijing, Berlin, and New York.
iPhone 5s is retailed at $199 for the 16 GB version, $299 for 32 GB option, and $399 for 64 GB model. On the other hand, there is no exact price for the upcoming Galaxy Note 4. A range of £500 to £600 is just expected for the device acquisition. The device will be rushed to retailers in order to outrun the release of iPhone 6 on the market, which is expected to be available by the first week of October. Nonetheless, the launching stage may not be occupied by Galaxy Note 4 solely since Samsung’s version of Google Glass is projected to be unveiled as well—the Samsung Gear Glass.