The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 is one of the best Android-powered phablets around. You can?t mess with its stunning 5.7-inch Quad HD Super AMOLED screen with 515ppi pixel density, fast Snapdragon 805 chipset (or Exynos 7 Octa 5433, in some variants) and generous 3GB RAM. The ever-reliable S Pen stylus loved by many Note fans is still there, more feature-packed this time.
However, if you feel that, for some reason, you?ve already had enough of this Galaxy madness, there are lots of big-screened Galaxy Note 4 alternatives you can choose from. Check out our suggestions below.
iPhone 6 Plus
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The obvious choice for a Note 4 alternative?would be the iPhone 6 Plus. But you would have to sacrifice your love for Android and embrace iOS instead. Apple decided to launch a bigger-sized duo of iPhone models to compete with the traditionally larger Samsung smartphones–and it seems that the Cupertino-based device maker did it with flying colors. The iPhone 6 & 6 Plus has enjoyed considerable market reception thanks to its significantly larger display (5.5 inches for the 6 Plus model), improved camera, and longer battery life.
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The LG G3 is a feature-packed phablet that even surpasses the Note 4 in some areas. It has a 5.5-inch display (slightly smaller) with the same 2560×1440 resolution, that gives it a sharper pixel density. The current LG flagship is powered by a fast 2.5GHz Snapdragon 801 chipset and Adreno 330 GPU that gives an almost ?console-level? graphics. It?s 13-megapixel camera won?t disappoint, either.
Nokia Lumia 1520
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Wondering about Windows Phone?s answer to the Galaxy Note 4? You might find it in the form of the Nokia Lumia 1520. This Windows Phone 8.1 phablet has a 6-inch IPS LCD display with HD resolution. It boasts of a 3,400 mAh battery that can last up to 11.5 hours of moderate usage. This Lumia model features Microsoft?s renowned Cortana digital voice assistant and a powerful 20MP main camera with Carl Zeiss optics and optical image stabilization (OIS).
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If you want to stay away from Samsung but can?t live without the operating system that runs it (Android), then the Nexus 6 smartphone is a good choice. First of all, it?s a Google-branded handset so it means that it will be one of the first devices to enjoy new firmware versions rolled out by the Big G. Next, its specs list flaunts some of the latest and greatest features in this space. The Nexus 6, as the name implies, has a 6-inch AMOLED display with 1440×2560 resolution, exact the same as the Note 4?s. It?s powered by a 2.7GHz, quad-core Snapdragon 805 chipset coupled with 3GB RAM. You can also enjoy its features for longer thanks to its 3,220 mAh battery.
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