Comparison or Differences between Samsung Galaxy Note 3 vs Galaxy S4

Comparison of Galaxy Note 3 vs Galaxy S4 devices which are from 2 different types of devices, Note 3 being a Phablet and Galaxy S4 a Smartphone. We must say that Galaxy S4 is on the bigger side of being a Smartphone but compared to the massive Note 3 at 5.7″ compared to the 5″ S4. Note is a Phablet with a Stylus and it also has an additional “Air Command” offering 4 features which was the main feature highlighted on the release. The RAM of 3GB is something huge for a hand held device, my laptop i use also has a 3GB RAM so you can imagine what Samsung has achieved here.

Galaxy Note 3 vs Galaxy S4

So let us compare both the devices in case you are confused in which to buy, this comparison might help you decide.


Galaxy Note 3:

  • Width: 79 mm
  • Thickness: 8.3 mm
  • Length: 151 mm

Galaxy S4:

  • Width: 70 mm
  • Thickness: 7.9 mm
  • Length: 137 mm


  • Galaxy Note 3: 168 grams
  • Galaxy S4: 130 grams


Except the bigger Screen size, in this department the Galaxy S4 scores better when compared to Note 3 with better ppi.

Galaxy Note 3:

  • Screen: 5.7″
  • Resolution: 1920 x 1080
  • Aspect Ratio: 16:9
  • PPI: 388

Galaxy S4:

  • Screen: 5″
  • Resolution: 1920 x 1080
  • Aspect Ratio: 16:9
  • PPI: 441


When you see the numbers you might feel that the Note 3 has scored better but when you consider the Screen size both the Devices will be similar in performance..

Galaxy Note 3:

LTE model:

  • Snapdragon 800
  • Quadcore 2.3 GHz

HSPA+ model:

  • Samsung Exynos
  • Octacore 1.9 GHz

Galaxy S4:

LTE model:

  • Snapdragon 600
  • Quadcore 1.9 GHz

HSPA+ model:

  • Samsung Exynos
  • Octacore 1.6 GHz


Samsung with the Note 3 has gone big with 3GB of RAM which will surely help users browse and use their Note 3 without any Lag.

Galaxy Note 3:

  • 3 GB

Galaxy S4:

  • 2GB


The Battery in Note 3 is way better than Galaxy S4, this can be given to the Screen Size of Note 3, lets hope the 3,200 mAh batter y is sufficient for the Super Amloed display of Note 3.

  • Galaxy Note 3: 3,200 mAh
  • Galaxy S4: 2,600 mAh


There are some great features offered with the Galaxy Note 3 Stylus which we will be describing in detail in later posts, in brief the Stylus offers a new feature called “Air Command” with 5 commands at offer which can be accessed at any point.

  • Note 3: Yes
  • S4: No



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