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90
Engadget
Score
The best in its category. We highly recommend it.
90

The best in its category. We highly recommend it.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

Engadget Review

Not only is the Note 4 the best Samsung smartphone I've ever used, but it's also the best large-screen phone on the market -- even better than the iPhone 6 Plus.

Pros
  • Gorgeous design with high-end materials
  • Nice display
  • Best camera in a Galaxy smartphone
  • Powerful performance
  • Great battery life
Cons
  • Isn't waterproof
  • Loudspeaker still needs work
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Scores

Engadget

90
 

User Reviews

70
FRITZR
My Galaxy Note 4 sucks because in less than 6 days the lens protecting the beautiful...read more
100
astate11
Coming from S3 and S4 purchased the s5 a week ago took it back and got the...read more
100
bayacasim
A gadget unicorn - Engadget
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87
Average Critic Score

Reception and call quality

80
 

Display

96
 

Battery life

92
 

Camera

88
 

Ease of use

60
 

Design and form factor

90
 

Portability (size / weight)

70
 

Durability

80
 

Ecosystem (apps, accessories, etc.)

76
 

How It Stacks Up

88

Engadget

88
 

Critic

81
 

User

93
 
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80
 

Critic

80
 

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Engadget

84
 

Critic

81
 

User

79
 
87

Engadget

87
 

Critic

83
 

User

90
 
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How It Stacks Up

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Critic

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User

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