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[Q] need advice, what to get S5 or Note 4?

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Default [Q] need advice, what to get S5 or Note 4?

My company is finally letting me leave iPhone and I haven't had an android for a while. Which phone is better (features, specifications)
I will doing more reading but thought I would ask the community. Any advice helps, thanks in advance!
 
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Note 4 comes after September, I'd get that if I could wait.
 
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Well, the note 4 will most likely have a 2560x1440 display that is 5.7"+. Powering all those pixels will almost certainly be the snapdragon 805 with 3 gbs of ddr3 ram. According to extremetech the 805's cpu is only about 5% faster than the snapdragon 801, but the gpu is 40% more powerful. Keep in mind though that a 2560x1440 display has to push 77% more pixels than a 1920x1080 display. It's also worth mentioning that battery life is supposed to improve by something like 20%. In the end I think either device will be a great choice, but the note 4 may be worth checking out if you still have something like a 5/5s and are ok with the size. If you're more comfortable with a large phone as opposed to a giant phone, then go with the S5

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Having just bought the S5, when I went to get it I tried the showroom non working display models of the S5 and the Note 3 in my trouser pocket, and I found that for practical purposes the S5 is the biggest phone that will comfortably fit in a side trouser pocket.

A minor point but to me when I'm wearing trousers and shirt in summer, an important one.
 
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If I can fit a Note 3 in a pair of skinny jeans as a woman, you lot with your massive pockets in your jeans shouldn't complain about the size of the phone not fitting

That said, specwise, the Note 4. Without a shadow of a doubt. Not only is it half a year younger and will likely come with Android 5.0, it's also got much better hardware.
SM-N9005 International Galaxy Note 3, DBT NB7 Stock
SM-G900F International Galaxy S5, PHN NCE Stock
SM-P905 NotePro 12.2 LTE Black, DBT NC3 Stock

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While the leaked specs are relatively trustworthy, none of us know any of the real features of the Note 4.

You'll have to be patient and wait for announcement.
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