The Samsung Galaxy Note 2 comes with innovative features and an accessible price. It’s fast and powerful, making it a ferocious competitor of the LG Nexus 4. In this article, we’ll compare these devices to see which one has more advantages.
Displays and designs
The Samsung Galaxy Note 2 has a large display, being equipped with a 5.5 inch Super AMOLED capacitive touch screen that renders a resolution of 720×1280 pixels. The Nexus 4 has a 4.7 inch True HD IPS Plus capacitive touch screen, which has a resolution of 768 x 1280 pixels.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 2 weights 183 grams, measuring 151.1×80.5×9.4 mm, while the Nexus 4 is weighting almost 140 grams, but it’s smaller, measuring 133.9×68.7×9.1 mm.
Hardware and operating system
The Samsung Galaxy Note 2 has a 1.6 GHz quad core cortex A9 processor + Exynos 4412 Quad chipset and four variants of internal memories: 16 GB, 32 GB and 64 GB, the first three ones being expandable by up 64 GB.
The Nexus 4 has a 1.5 GHz quad core krait processor + Qualcomm APQ8064 Snapdragon chipset and only two variants of internal memories: 8 GB and 16 GB, that can’t be expanded.
These are both Android devices running on the Jelly Bean operating system with 2 GB of RAM.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 2 has an 8 MP primary camera (autofocus + LED flash) and a 1.9 MP secondary camera. The Nexus 4 has also an 8 MP primary camera with the same features, only that the secondary camera is less advanced, of only 1.3 MP.
With the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 you can talk 16 hours on 3G, thanks to its Li-Ion 3100 mAh battery. The Nexus 4’s battery (a non-removable Li-Po 2100 mAh battery), allows you to talk 15 hours on 3G on the phone.
On amazon.com, the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 16 GB variant costs around 419 dollars, while the LG Nexus 4 8 GB variant can be bought at the price of 349 dollars.
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