Samsung Galaxy Note II Vs Nexus 4 [Videos]

Samsung Galaxy Note II and Google’s Nexus 4 are the two of the most written about  devices. Significant is the fact that they are pitted against each other this holiday season.

Samsung Galaxy Note II is a huge 5.5 inch phablet, which includes the features of a smartphone, where as the Nexus 4 is the first LG device for Google with very attractive features.

Comparing both, they show they have  positive and negative traits. If you are looking to purchase any one of these devices you should definitely check out these different aspects.

Let’s find out who be will be winner, Samsung Galaxy Note II or Nexus 4? For that, let’s surf through their features.


On the connectivity front, Samsung’s device comes with fast 4G LTE radios compatible with the 4G LTE networks of AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, U.S. Cellular and Verizon. The 4 G LTE connectivity offers data transfer up to 10 times faster than 3G and it allows fast streaming video and web browsing. Currently  T-Mobile is not offering the 4G LTE but the carrier will start its 4G LTE network from 2013 and their Samsung Galaxy Note II will get benefited.

Meanwhile, the Nexus 4 doesn’t have 4G LTE capabilities. It favors HSPA+, which is fast but it can’t the 4G LTE.


Nexus 4 sports 4.7 inches of screen real estate, which is pretty large for a smartphone. But the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 offers a massive 5.5-inch HD display. Samsung’s widescreen supports amazing video and movie experience. The large screen also displays more content.

Amazing Multitasking

The Nexus 4 and the Samsung Galaxy Note II both will feature a quad-core processor along with a 2GB of RAM. But the Nexus 4 does not have any unique on-board features that can take these advantages.

The Galaxy Note II offers powerful multitasking and a feature called split screen multitasking. This technology allows users to run multiple apps at the same time.


A key advantage of Samsung Galaxy Note II over Nexus 4 is its S-Pen, a stylus that allows users to write and draw directly on the screen. It is a unique feature in Galaxy Note II. The Galaxy Note II also features an S-Pen holder, to store the S-Pen. These applications are absent on the Nexus 4.

Removable Battery

The Samsung Galaxy Note II comes with a massive 3100 mAh battery that can be removed. So in case if you need to replace the battery it will be easy. But the Nexus 4 holds an un-removable battery 2100 mAh battery.

microSD Support

Samsung Galaxy Note II features a micro SD card slot for extra storage where the Nexus 4 doesn’t feature a microSD card slot. The Nexus 4 users should get stuck with the inbuilt memory storage which is either 8 GB or 16 GB of space.

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