Samsung’s new tablet vs. the rivals

Author: Arthur Ricky  //  Category: samsung
Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1

Samsung will release the Galaxy Note 10.1 tomorrow nationwide. Depending on the specification you choose, you will either pay $499 (16 GB) or $549 (32 GB).The Galaxy 10.1 is quite different from Samsung’s Galaxy Tab 2 10.1, the Galaxy company said, it is a vital improvement.The specifications are as the following:
1.4 GHz quad-core processor.
10.1 WXGA(1280×800) LCD display.
5 Megapixel Auto Focus Camera with LED Flash (rear).
1.9 Megapixel VT Camera (front).
Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich).
16/32 GB User memory + 2GB (RAM)
microSD (up to 32 GB)
accelerometer, Digital compass, Light, Gyroscope
Bluetooth technology v 4.0
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4 & 5 GHz)

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1:

— Price: $499 for 16 gigabytes of storage, $549 for 32 gigabytes

— Screen size: 10.1 inches diagonally

— Screen resolution: 1280 by 800 pixels

— Weight: 1.3 pounds

— Cameras: low-resolution front camera, 5-megapixel back.

— Battery life: 9 hours.

— Operating system: Google’s Android

Apple Inc.’s iPad:

— Price: Starts at $499 for 16 gigabytes of storage, goes up to $699 for 64 gigabytes, more for versions with cellular data access. (Apple still sells the older, iPad 2 for $399.)

— Screen size: 9.7 inches diagonally

— Screen resolution: 2048 by 1536 pixels

— Weight: 1.44 pounds

— Cameras: 5-megapixel camera on back and a low-resolution camera on front, for videoconferencing

— Battery life: 10 hours.

— Operating system: Apple’s iOS

Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1:

— Price: $399 for 16 gigabytes of storage

— Screen size: 10.1 inches diagonally

— Screen resolution: 1280 by 800 pixels

— Weight: 1.24 pounds

— Cameras: low-resolution front camera, 3-megapixel back.

— Battery life: 11 hours.

— Operating system: Google’s Android

Conclusion:

Slightly thinner and lighter than an iPad. Longer, narrower screen better suited to movies. Storage is expandable with microSD memory cards. Can act as a universal remote control for an entertainment center.Selection of third-party applications not as good as iPad’s. Screen resolution lower than iPad’s. No option for wireless broadband. Pen sensor slightly shortens battery life.The Galaxy Note 10.1 will be available in 16GB and 32GB versions which will be priced at $499 and $549, respectively.