Upgrade to Note 4 or Note 5???

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  1. jared845

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    What to do ...Current S5 owner and am looking to go Note 4 or 5 but done like not having a MICRO SD Card slot on the Note 5. Note sure what do to .....Is the 5 really that much superior and that much better? Any current and former Note 4 and Now Note 5 owners have feed back?

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    Performance is a bit better on the 5 and the S pen has a bit more functionality. Check out youtube. There are some good side-by-side comparison videos there.

    Biggest thing to consider is HOW important is the sd slot to you? Next biggest thing is price. If the 4 isn't already on sale, it will be. Given that you have an S5, you've already got a phone in that "generation" of Samsung devices. The 4 is quite similar to the S5.

    If money doesn't matter to you and you think you can live without sd cards, I'd say go for the 5. If nothing else, it will be supported and see updates farther into the future. The extra performance will make a difference in another year or two as well.
     
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    Thinking about it even more i do get 25 gb cloud storage so i dont think this will be an issue as i also back up music on google and what not.....DECISIONS.......DECISIONS....DECISIONS...........
     
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    How frequently do you charge your phone?
     
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    Once a day or so ...depends on useage
     
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    You might consider that with the Note 5. You will have to be near an outlet or have an extended battery pack (I use an external one myself) since swappable batteries are out.
     
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    and thoughts on note 4? already have an external pack....which is good
     
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    I love my Note 4 but SD is pretty important for me. I also didn't care for the glass design on the 5.

    One thing I do like on the 5 is the scrollable screen grab I would use that a TON.

    Note 4tified
     
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    The Note 4 is a great phone. It has an awesome screen, great camera, and phone call quality is good as well.
     
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    is the note 4 much of a difference than the S5 and worth the upgrade?
     
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    I would say, other than the larger screen & s pen, the Note 4 is more a step to the side than an upgrade.
     
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    The Note 4 has a higher screen resolution, OIS for the camera (even though they are both 16MP shooters), a better processor, and quick charging compared to the S5. It doesn't have the water resistance rating though.
     
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