NOTE 4 Posts on XDA

Samsung fined for allegedly slowing down the Note 4 in an update

Our community cares deeply about receiving the latest Android software updates. After all, the XDA forums is the go-to place for users seeking after-market software to keep their old devices up-to-date on the latest Android dessert release. When an OEM updates their devices to bring a newer Android version, we would assume that the new...

New S Pen Mini-Review: Why is this Stylus Better, and Why Should You Care?

The S Pen is what makes a Note a Note, and now that there are two flagship Samsung phablets competing for your pocket, that differentiator is more important than ever. I’ve been on this train since the Note 3, and with each iteration, I find a new reason to use the S Pen. While this...

Galaxy Note 4 Specs

Reviewers say: With a big phone comes a big battery, and the Note 4 does not disappoint in this department. Reviewers also talk up the camera, which takes fantastic photos and videos regardless of lighting condition. On the downside, many feel that Samsung's UI is still over-bearing to the point of adding too much complexity...

PSA: You Can Optimize Your Note 4’s Recents Menu & RAM

The Note 4 never had the fastest Recents Menu, and despite its 3GB of RAM, its app-holding capabilities only got worse on Lollipop. The infamous RAM bug that plagued the S6 is indeed an annoyance on the Note 4's 5.0.X ROMs. Rumors of an update to fix all of this were confirmed with the first...

T-Mo Note Edge Gets Note 4 ROM for More Mods

The Note Edge was a proof-of-concept phone that paved the way to the much more popular Galaxy S6 Edge, which critics and users alike enjoy (even if just because of the aesthetics). The Note Edge, though, did not see as much production as the regular Note 4, and it was priced significantly higher than its...

Exynos Past and Future: An Old Chip Comes of Age

Chipsets are arguably one of the main components that drive innovation forward in the mobile space. The formula is simple: the more processing power you have, the more things you can pull off efficiently. In the past 7 years, we've seen smartphone chipsets evolve from single-core CPUs clocked at 412MHz to our current behemoths of...