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QHD vs 4K UHD vs 1080p: Download & Convert 4K video to Galaxy Note

QHD vs 4K UHD vs 1080p: Download & Convert 4K video to Galaxy Note

Another mobile screen term Quad HD (QHD) comes to us frequently nowadays with the release of new Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and curved Galaxy Note Edge. So what does QHD display really mean? If we compare QHD with 4K Ultra HD and full HD 1080p, what is the difference? We know a bit more than you might think about the effects of video in QHD, 4K UHD and 1080p and, in particular, how to convert 4K video to QHD Samsung Galaxy Note 4/Edge for playback. The findings are now being presented to you all in the following parts. The problem might be a little bit technical to understand now, but it will slowly begin to dawn on you, for the rapid development of mobile and TV display in much higher resolution.

QHD vs 4K UHD vs 1080p - what is QHD

Both Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and Note Edge feature a QHD display. So compared with 4K Ultra HD and 1080p, what exactly is QHD? QHD, originally WQHD, meaning Wide Quad High Definition, is equivalent to 2560x1440, which is four times the number of 720p pixels, with 16:9 aspect ratio. And that's reason for the name "Quad". Mobiles like Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and Edge, LG G3 have QHD screens.

QHD vs 4K UHD vs 1080p - What is 4K

4K Ultra HD (4K UHD): Mainly refers to two kinds of video resolutions, 4096x2160 for digital cinema, and 3840×2160 (16:9) for Ultra HD television, which is four times as many pixels as 1080p full HD. Samsung Galaxy S5 and Galaxy Note 3/4/Edge are some of the few mobiles capable of recording 4K Ultra HD videos. Open Camera app ->- Open Camera’s settings ->- Click "Video Size" ->- Choose 3840x2160 as the final video resolution. And you are all set to record 4K videos. If you want to download and convert YouTube 4K videos to Samsung Galaxy Note 4/Edge, there is a YouTube 4K movies download tutorial.

QHD vs 4K UHD vs 1080p – View distance
1080p phone (5-in display like Galaxy S5): eye starts to notice pixelization from 7.8” (19.8cm)
1440p phone (5.6-in Galaxy Note Edge): eye starts to notice pixelization from 6.44” (16.4cm)

Can We Play 4K Video on Galaxy Note QHD 2K Display?

The answer is yes. It probably goes without saying that 4K Ultra HD video delivers superior viewing experience compared with 1080p video when displayed on Samsung Galaxy Note QHD screen (2K). Converting 4K Ultra HD movie video to 2K or 1080p will result in smaller file size, which would be easier for average devices to handle. But the video format would be the problem for 4K video playback on Galaxy Note 4/Edge. How to down convert or compress 4K Ultra HD resolution video, in any video formats, to Samsung Galaxy Note 10/Edge/S10? A HD video converter, which is built in with hardware encoder especially to deal with HD/UHD videos in various video formats, is what you need, just like WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe, supporting both Intel QSV and Nvidia CUDA/NVENC hardware accelerated video encoding/decoding technology. Here is an easy-to-follow 4K video downloading and converting tutorial and we take Samsung Galaxy Note as the output device.

How to Convert 4K Video to Galaxy Note?

WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe/for Mac
Download and convert 4K Ultra HD video (and also 8K) to QHD Samsung Galaxy Note on Mac/PC for playback.

WinX HD Video Converter is a handy application that offers a three-step conversion method that makes the whole process comprehensible by any user. - Cosmin Anton (Softpedia Editor)

How to Download 4K Video to Samsung Galaxy Note?

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Step 1. Download and install WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe.
Step 2. Go to YouTube, type in "4K videos" and choose one to get it played. Then turn to your 4K YouTube video downloader for Samsung Galaxy Note, you will see the program has automatically detected the 4K video URL. Click "Paste and Analyze".

Step 3. Select a video format/resolution. To maintain the 4K video UHD quality, choose "3840x2160" and click OK. Don't forget to tick "Auto convert" button to convert the 4K video to Samsung Galaxy Note supported formats.
Step 4. Hit the button "Run" and start to download convert the 4K video to fit in your 2K QHD Samsung Galaxy Note.

This guide can also be applied to download 8K videos to Samsung Galaxy Note or other devices.

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Graduated from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, she employs herself in IT related content creation (since 2013) and happens to perfectly combine her major (computer & science) and her gusto (writing). She's seasoned at offering video audio conversion workarounds and always passionate about new trends, from hot HEVC, 4K to the new AV1 codec.

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