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  1. jdfry15's Avatar
    For those who moved from an iPhone 6+ and used Touch ID, do you miss the it on the Note 4? The Note 4 has a fingerprint reader, however, as I understand it the Note 4's reader scans/authenticates differently.
    I can use the finger print scanner on the iphone 6 plus with one hand, just put your hand on the home button and done. I can't on the note 4 one handed with the motion you have to make. I also never get a misread on the iphone.
    03-15-2015 02:29 PM
  2. TheOpusFuller's Avatar
    I just love my Note 4! I tried the new iPhone and I am sorry the Note 4 is hands down the much better phone, no contest! On the Note, the colors are stunning! The camera and video is outstanding! The battery life is great! Features jet fast charging... and I just can't live without the pen! The technology in the phone puts the iPhone to shame!

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    There's a big difference between trying an iphone 6 and using it for a while in real life situations. That's like saying you watched a trailer to a movie and saying it sucks. You can't judge a book by a cover friendo.

    Everything you mention in your post the iphone also accomplishes. The colors on the iphone are also stunning. The camera and video are outstanding. The battery life is also great (yes the note 4 battery lasts longer) but even thought the iphone battery doesn't last as long as the note 4, that means absolutely zilch. If I need my phone to last me 9 hours without dying then that's all that matters. I can get a full 12 hour day on the iphone 6 plus so my 9 hour needs are 100% met. It doesn't matter if the note 4 can get 36 hours on a single charge, my 9 hour needs are met regardless.

    So there really isn't any putting the iphone to shame involved. Like I pointed out in my prior posts. The Note 4 fingerprint reader is poor, I turned that feature off after the first week. I rarely used the S-Pen as I never really saw the functionality of it. I typed much faster on my Note 4 with my fingers than pulling out the S-Pen and trying to type. So I don't really get it. I never found my self in a realistic scenario where I needed to pull out the S-Pen and write overtop a screenshot. Not once.

    Again, the fingerprint reader, the finger print integration, and the way overall way the iphone 6 plus works runs circles around the note 4. I don't care how many features the note 4 has, I rarely used them. I never needed to take screenshots by swiping my hand over the screen. They just crammed features into the note 4 for the sake of cramming in features. And most of them worked poorly.

    Android devices may be about quantity (features) but Apple is 100% about quality which is why every feature they carefully add into their devices work 101 out of 100 times.

    I can say one good thing about the note 4. It powers my gear VR headset and I'm happy about that.
    03-15-2015 03:33 PM
  3. doctordwaynewilliams's Avatar
    There's a big difference between trying an iphone 6 and using it for a while in real life situations. That's like saying you watched a trailer to a movie and saying it sucks. You can't judge a book by a cover friendo.

    Everything you mention in your post the iphone also accomplishes. The colors on the iphone are also stunning. The camera and video are outstanding. The battery life is also great (yes the note 4 battery lasts longer) but even thought the iphone battery doesn't last as long as the note 4, that means absolutely zilch. If I need my phone to last me 9 hours without dying then that's all that matters. I can get a full 12 hour day on the iphone 6 plus so my 9 hour needs are 100% met. It doesn't matter if the note 4 can get 36 hours on a single charge, my 9 hour needs are met regardless.

    So there really isn't any putting the iphone to shame involved. Like I pointed out in my prior posts. The Note 4 fingerprint reader is poor, I turned that feature off after the first week. I rarely used the S-Pen as I never really saw the functionality of it. I typed much faster on my Note 4 with my fingers than pulling out the S-Pen and trying to type. So I don't really get it. I never found my self in a realistic scenario where I needed to pull out the S-Pen and write overtop a screenshot. Not once.

    Again, the fingerprint reader, the finger print integration, and the way overall way the iphone 6 plus works runs circles around the note 4. I don't care how many features the note 4 has, I rarely used them. I never needed to take screenshots by swiping my hand over the screen. They just crammed features into the note 4 for the sake of cramming in features. And most of them worked poorly.

    Android devices may be about quantity (features) but Apple is 100% about quality which is why every feature they carefully add into their devices work 101 out of 100 times.

    I can say one good thing about the note 4. It powers my gear VR headset and I'm happy about that.
    Not all iOS features work flawlessly.

    Note in my house!
    03-15-2015 04:32 PM
  4. clickerman's Avatar
    I went from the note 3 to the iPhone 6+ to the note 4. I just love my sexy white note 4.
    Try using Lastpass on the note 4. It fills in all the usernames and passwords. It remembers your credit card information also.
    Touch ID does leaps and bounds over the note 4.

    I use an app called 1password. On the iPhone 6 when I go to a webpage, I'm able to scan my fingerprint and it will auto fill in my username and password on the webpage. I have 20+ character passwords. So this is a huge thing the iPhone gets right.

    On my note 4, I have to go out of the webpage, open 1password, type in my master password, copy the webpage password, go back into the browser and paste it to login. Just shows you how developers integrate their apps with apple over other devices.
    03-15-2015 06:17 PM
  5. Will6371's Avatar
    There's a big difference between trying an iphone 6 and using it for a while in real life situations. That's like saying you watched a trailer to a movie and saying it sucks. You can't judge a book by a cover friendo.

    Everything you mention in your post the iphone also accomplishes. The colors on the iphone are also stunning. The camera and video are outstanding. The battery life is also great (yes the note 4 battery lasts longer) but even thought the iphone battery doesn't last as long as the note 4, that means absolutely zilch. If I need my phone to last me 9 hours without dying then that's all that matters. I can get a full 12 hour day on the iphone 6 plus so my 9 hour needs are 100% met. It doesn't matter if the note 4 can get 36 hours on a single charge, my 9 hour needs are met regardless.

    So there really isn't any putting the iphone to shame involved. Like I pointed out in my prior posts. The Note 4 fingerprint reader is poor, I turned that feature off after the first week. I rarely used the S-Pen as I never really saw the functionality of it. I typed much faster on my Note 4 with my fingers than pulling out the S-Pen and trying to type. So I don't really get it. I never found my self in a realistic scenario where I needed to pull out the S-Pen and write overtop a screenshot. Not once.

    Again, the fingerprint reader, the finger print integration, and the way overall way the iphone 6 plus works runs circles around the note 4. I don't care how many features the note 4 has, I rarely used them. I never needed to take screenshots by swiping my hand over the screen. They just crammed features into the note 4 for the sake of cramming in features. And most of them worked poorly.

    Android devices may be about quantity (features) but Apple is 100% about quality which is why every feature they carefully add into their devices work 101 out of 100 times.

    I can say one good thing about the note 4. It powers my gear VR headset and I'm happy about that.
    For you the iPhone is better suited but for people that make use of the Note features then the iPhone is left wanting. I love my iPhone 6 but my Note 4 does things that the iPhone just can't. How boring would it be if we were all suited to the same things.

    You are right about siri being better than okay google. Not sure if you have ever tried a Moto X but okay google combined with Moto voice is very good but none of them can hold a candle to Windows Phone and Cortland, for something so new it is absolutely fantastic.
    03-15-2015 07:21 PM
  6. TheOpusFuller's Avatar
    You are right about siri being better than okay google. Not sure if you have ever tried a Moto X but okay google combined with Moto voice is very good but none of them can hold a candle to Windows Phone and Cortland, for something so new it is absolutely fantastic.
    Well, that's the thing. Okay Google is nothing more that a voice activated web search. You can't say "okay Google, call mom." Siri is integrated into everything on your phone and the web.
    03-15-2015 08:10 PM
  7. doctordwaynewilliams's Avatar
    Well, that's the thing. Okay Google is nothing more that a voice activated web search. You can't say "okay Google, call mom." Siri is integrated into everything on your phone and the web.
    You certainly can do this with Ok Google. And you can do it with S-voice as well.
    03-15-2015 08:13 PM
  8. pantlesspenguin's Avatar
    Well, that's the thing. Okay Google is nothing more that a voice activated web search. You can't say "okay Google, call mom." Siri is integrated into everything on your phone and the web.
    Yes, yes you can.
    03-16-2015 11:16 AM
  9. youngd8's Avatar
    You gotta be kidding me Google voice is 100 times better than siri. You can practically ok Google and ask anything and it will perform. Don't speak if you never used the feature to the fullest

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    03-17-2015 08:17 PM
  10. Jde2466's Avatar
    Well, that's the thing. Okay Google is nothing more that a voice activated web search. You can't say "okay Google, call mom." Siri is integrated into everything on your phone and the web.
    Dude, where have you been the past 2 years? You can use OK Google to do almost anything. Make calls, get directions, send texts, set alarms, get weather updates, etc.

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    03-17-2015 09:24 PM
  11. kathy13xia's Avatar
    The reason I kept NOTE 4 is Gear VR has to be a pair with it to play 3D videos.
    03-27-2015 02:08 AM
  12. Mr-Guy's Avatar
    To those of you that don't understand the S-pen it is more than a replacement for the finger. If you create an active note while on a call, that very same note can be turned into a active link such as write a phone number down while on the phone like a post it, then hang up and the phone can dial or save that new number, for starters. Can the iPhone do that? Never need scrap paper again once you know this.

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    04-08-2015 02:10 PM
  13. doctordwaynewilliams's Avatar
    To those of you that don't understand the S-pen it is more than a replacement for the finger. If you create an active note while on a call, that very same note can be turned into a active link such as write a phone number down while on the phone like a post it, then hang up and the phone can dial or save that new number, for starters. Can the iPhone do that? Never need scrap paper again once you know this.

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    The iphone can do something similar.

    Note in my house!
    04-08-2015 02:11 PM
  14. Mr-Guy's Avatar
    The iphone can do something similar.

    Note in my house!
    And that would be? It has NO stylus.

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    04-09-2015 07:24 AM
  15. doctordwaynewilliams's Avatar
    And that would be? It has NO stylus.

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    It is possible to create active notes. You are correct, the iPhone does not utilize a stylus, but can achieve the same effect of having an action note. If you go into the notes app and type in a phone number it creates a link and when pressed, gives you options. Same with addresses and calendar events.

    Note in my house!
    04-09-2015 07:36 AM
  16. ADORE1069's Avatar
    So if the Note 4 and Note Edge only differ when it comes to the edge, why was the Gear S experience different?
    05-14-2015 11:47 PM
  17. ADORE1069's Avatar
    Good thread. I went from my Note 4 to Note Edge, then back to my Note 4 because I find the combo of my Note 4 and Gear S surpass all the bells and whistles of my Note Edge.
    So if the Note 4 and Note Edge only differ when it comes to the edge screen, why was the Gear S experience different?
    05-14-2015 11:54 PM
  18. cwbcpa's Avatar
    I have had every Note since the Note 2. I leave and come back. I can find things that I like in any phone that I've had. I have thought about the nexus 6 because I love how smooth my 2014 Moto X is but I use the s-pen and other note features too much.

    Sent from my Note 4
    05-15-2015 10:01 AM
  19. StevenJ_AK's Avatar
    So I left my note 4 (att) for an unlocked iPhone 6 plus because I was moving out of country and iPhones have every LTE band. Well i picked up a G4 last week and took my wife to get a g4 today. Only for her to get a note 4! Not any note 4 but a 916k note 4, the one that's LTE-A with a Snap Dragon 810 in it! I want to go back!! I'm. Very envious of her right now.....
    05-15-2015 12:15 PM
  20. Sammuel1973's Avatar
    So if the Note 4 and Note Edge only differ when it comes to the edge screen, why was the Gear S experience different?
    I feel that I can read notifications, respond to emails and texts much better and less intrusive on my Gear S than when I had on my Note Edge. The Gear S is a truer separate screen than the Note Edge. Having both for me was redundant.
    05-15-2015 07:53 PM
  21. Rmedy21's Avatar
    I but the s6 edge and I only lasted two days with the phone. I came back to the note 4 immediately. I miss the screen size and battery life of the phone.

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    05-15-2015 08:07 PM
  22. ADORE1069's Avatar
    I feel that I can read notifications, respond to emails and texts much better and less intrusive on my Gear S than when I had on my Note Edge. The Gear S is a truer separate screen than the Note Edge. Having both for me was redundant.
    I understand your point. I love the edge. The curved edge is to die for and adding the Gear S puts me in tech heaven. I love the note series but wouldn't give up the edge for the beast of a phone known as the Note 4. I prefer the cleaner look of the edge.
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    05-15-2015 10:26 PM
  23. Sammuel1973's Avatar
    There's a big difference between trying an iphone 6 and using it for a while in real life situations. That's like saying you watched a trailer to a movie and saying it sucks. You can't judge a book by a cover friendo.

    Everything you mention in your post the iphone also accomplishes. The colors on the iphone are also stunning. The camera and video are outstanding. The battery life is also great (yes the note 4 battery lasts longer) but even thought the iphone battery doesn't last as long as the note 4, that means absolutely zilch. If I need my phone to last me 9 hours without dying then that's all that matters. I can get a full 12 hour day on the iphone 6 plus so my 9 hour needs are 100% met. It doesn't matter if the note 4 can get 36 hours on a single charge, my 9 hour needs are met regardless.

    So there really isn't any putting the iphone to shame involved. Like I pointed out in my prior posts. The Note 4 fingerprint reader is poor, I turned that feature off after the first week. I rarely used the S-Pen as I never really saw the functionality of it. I typed much faster on my Note 4 with my fingers than pulling out the S-Pen and trying to type. So I don't really get it. I never found my self in a realistic scenario where I needed to pull out the S-Pen and write overtop a screenshot. Not once.

    Again, the fingerprint reader, the finger print integration, and the way overall way the iphone 6 plus works runs circles around the note 4. I don't care how many features the note 4 has, I rarely used them. I never needed to take screenshots by swiping my hand over the screen. They just crammed features into the note 4 for the sake of cramming in features. And most of them worked poorly.

    Android devices may be about quantity (features) but Apple is 100% about quality which is why every feature they carefully add into their devices work 101 out of 100 times.

    I can say one good thing about the note 4. It powers my gear VR headset and I'm happy about that.
    You said don't judge a book by its cover, but you are actually just doing that with the Note 4, without giving it time to learn all the features it has to offer. You said you don't use the S-PEN, so how do you know you don't have much use for it without giving it proper time? Isn't it the same as watching a movie trailer and saying that the movie sucks? ๐Ÿ˜‰
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    05-16-2015 06:23 AM
  24. billbrobaggins's Avatar
    I got the s6 edge a month ago. I think I would be considered a "work-power user" I've been out the office in the field the past week and haven't had the same charger availability I do when sitting at my desk. The battery has died every single day mid-day. Basically forcing me to run back to the note 4. Hopefully an update will help the battery issue on the S6e otherwise it won't be a feasible device for my everyday use. The Note 4 and past Note series devices have always been trusty.

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    05-16-2015 06:59 AM
  25. mountainbikermark's Avatar
    When the G4 spec rumors first started I was intrigued that there was a rumor of one coming with a s pen variant. Once that rumor was quelled I lost all interest in another phone.
    As far as movie trailers, they always show the best part in them so if you're not wowed , scared or lol at them then you can pretty much know the movie sucks without seeing it. The s pen, on the other hand, isn't the same. A quick note, jotting a phone number or screen shot with a notation are just scratching the surface. What I've seen and been told over the last few years is basically it's a stylus pen therefore it won't be given a chance to see what the difference between it and any other stylus pen you can buy on Amazon. So many just turn their nose at holding something in their hand and using it instead of their finger. It's sort of like gesture keyboards. "Sliding around on a keyboard instead of tapping? I could never do that so I won't even try." but then they want a handwriting ability on their phone.
    The s pen isn't for everyone. It's not for those that will not think outside the box or learn new muscle memory with their phone or tablet.

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    05-16-2015 07:06 AM
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