Mar 8, 2012

The New iPad Vs. Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1: Specs Comparison

The New iPad Vs. Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1: Specs Comparison

Apple has finally launched the New iPad tablet today. The new Apple iPad has captivated our attention thanks to its killer specs and cool design. A few days ago, Samsung has unveiled the Galaxy Note 10.1 tablet at MWC 2012 event in Barcelona. Both tablets are different in many ways. The new iPad is an iOS powered tablet, while the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 is an Android OS powered tablet. It’s going to be interesting to see how the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 stacks up against the the new iPad.

The New Apple iPad

The New Apple iPad is one of the most pixel-packed tablet, which packs 9,7-inch Retina Display with 2048x1536p resolution, 264ppi, an improved A5X dual-core processor with quad-core graphics, a 5-megapixel backside illuminated sensor with five-element lens,infra-red filter, 1080p video recording capability, 4G LTE capability with speeds of 3.1Mbps on EV-DO, 7.2 on HSPA. It lasts up to 10 hours on GSM operation and 9 hours on 4G LTE. The new Apple iPad is 9.4 mm thick and weighs 652 g (Wi-Fi-only) / 662 grams (Wi-Fi+4G). Apple claims that graphics are 4 times faster than what’s inside an Nvidia Tegra 3.

Read: The New iPad Full Specifications.

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 runs the latest and greatest version of Android OS – v4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, powered by a 1.4GHz dual-core processor, sporting a 10.1-inch PLS TFT display with 1280 x 800 pixels of resolution and 149 ppi pixel density, 3.15 rear-facing camera with LED Flash, an additional front-facing shooter, 16/32/64GB internal memory with memory expansion up to 32GB, support for 21 Mbps download speeds/5.76 Mbps upload speeds, Bluetooth 3.0, access to Google Play, 7000mAh battery to power everything.

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 also comes with S-Pen support, and a preinstalled S-Notes, Adobe Photoshop Touch and Adobe Ideas apps that have been optimized for the stylus with support for pressure sensitivity.

Read: Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 Full Specifications.

Apple iPad 3 Vs. Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1: Specs Comparison

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Apple iPad 3

The-New-iPad-Front

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1

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OS

Apple-iOS-Logo

Apple iOS 5.1

Android-4.0.x-Ice-Cream-Sandwich

Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich OS

Skin

 

Samsung TouchWiz / L!ve Panel UX UI

 

Display


9.7-inch LED-backlit Retina Display
2048 X 1536 Pixels

10.1-inch Super PLS – LCD Display
1280 X 800 Pixels

 

CPU


Apple A5X Dual-Core


 


1.4GHz Dual-Core

GPU

Quad-Core Graphics

Yes

Pixel Density

264PPPI

149 PPI

RAM

1GB

Stylus Support 

No

Yes
S-Pen

Rear Camera


5MP with iSight,
Back-illuminated sensor
5-element lens


3.15MP with LED Flash

Front-Camera

0.3MP VGA
FaceTime camera with VGA-quality photos

2MP

Video Recording Capability

1080p HD Video Recording Capability @ 30fps

720p HD Video Recording Capability @ 30fps

Memory Storage

16GB/32GB/64GB Flash Memory

16GB Flash Memory


MicroSD Card Slot

NO

microSD-32GB-Image

Yes
Expandable Up To 32GB

Gyroscope

Yes

Yes

Accelerometer

Yes

Yes

USB Port

Micro USB 2.0

Proprietary USB Host (via an adapter)


HDMI Port

HDMI
Yes

HDMI

No


Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi
802.11 a/b/g/n

Wi-Fi

802.11 a/b/g/n

NFC


No


No

GPS

No
GPS-Logo

Yes
GPS-Logo

3G

Capable

Capable
HSPA+ 21Mbps


4G LTE


Capable


TBD

Stylus Suport

No

Yes

Apps Availability

Apple App Store

Android Market (aka Google Play)

 

Battery

Battery-Logo
Li-Po 42Whr
Up To 10 Hours (GSM)
Up To 9 Hours (LTE)

Battery-Logo

Li-Ion 7000mAh

Dimensions


241.2 x 185.7 x 9.4mm
652 Grams (Wi-Fi)
652 Grams (Wi-Fi + 4G)


256.6 x 175.3 x 9.7 mm
586 Grams

Carrier Availability


Verizon, AT&T, Rogers, Bell, Telus


TBD

Price

$499 16GB Wi-Fi
$599 32GB Wi-Fi
$699 64GB Wi-Fi
4G variants go for $629, $729 and $829

TBD


Release Status

March 16th

Not Yet


Colors

Black, White

Black

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