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Apple iPad vs Samsung GALAXY Note 10.1 LTE

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Apple iPad Remove phone

Posted: 27 Jan 2010
Market Status: Released
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Samsung GALAXY Note 10.1 LTE Remove phone

Posted: 07 Jan 2013
Market Status: Released US carrier availability: Available - Verizon, U.S. Cellular

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Design
Device typeTabletTablet 
Phone functionality Yes 
OSiOS (5.1, 5, 4.x)Android (4.4.2, 4.1) TouchWiz UI 
Form factorCandybarCandybar 
Dimensions9.56 x 7.47 x 0.50 inches (243 x 190 x 13 mm)10.3 x 7 x 0.35 inches (262 x 178 x 9 mm) 
Weight25.75 oz (730 g)
the average is 14.1 oz (404 g)
20.80 oz (590 g)
the average is 14.1 oz (404 g)
 
Design features Stylus 
Display
Physical size9.7 inches10.1 inches 
Resolution1024 x 768 pixels1280 x 800 pixels 
Pixel density

Pixel density - The pixel density of a display represents the number of pixels over an area of one inch. It’s measured in “pixels per inch”, or ppi. The higher the number, the more detailed and good-looking the display is.

132 ppi149 ppi 
Screen-to-body ratio63.24 %63.59 % 
TouchscreenCapacitive, Multi-touchCapacitive, Multi-touch 
FeaturesLight sensorLight sensor 
Camera
Camera 5 megapixels 
Flash LED 
Features Autofocus, Geo tagging 
Camcorder 1280x720 (720p HD) 
Front-facing camera 1.9 megapixels 
Video capture 1280x720 (720p HD) 
Hardware
System chip

System chip - Most modern handsets use an advanced chip that includes many of the device’s hardware modules like the processor, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and sometimes even the wireless radio. This field shows what particular system chip (or System-on-a-Chip) is used in the phone.

Apple A4Samsung Exynos 
Processor

Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.

Single core, 1000 MHzQuad core, 1400 MHz 
Graphics processorYesYes 
System memory

System memory - System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.

256 MB RAM2048 MB RAM 
Built-in storage64 GB16 GB 
Storage expansion microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC up to 64 GB 
Battery
Stand-by time 30.0 days (720 hours)
the average is 40 days (948 h)
 
Type Li - Ion 
Not user replaceableYesYes 
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter by Album, Artist, Playlists 
Features Album art cover, Background playback 
Supported formatsMP3, AAC, eAAC, WAV, M4A (Apple lossless)MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, FLAC, WMA, WAV, AMR, OGG, MIDI 
Video playback   
Supported formatsMPEG4, H.264, Motion JPG, AVI, MOVMPEG4, H.263, H.264, DivX, WMV, AVI, Flash Video, MKV 
YouTube playerYesYes 
Internet browsing
Browser   
supportsHTMLHTML, HTML5 
Built-in online services support Facebook, YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+, Twitter 
Technology
CDMA

CDMA - Code Division Multiple Access. A technique of multiplexing, also called spread spectrum, in which analog signals are converted into digital form for transmission. For each communication channel, the signals are encoded in a sequence known to the transmitter and the receiver for that channel. The foremost application is digital cellular phone technology from QUALCOMM that operates in the 800MHz band and 1.9GHz PCS band. CDMA phones are noted for their excellent call quality and long battery life.

 800, 1900 MHz 
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS850, 1900, 2100 MHz850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz 
FDD LTE 700 (band 13) MHz 
DataHSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGELTE, HSPA (unspecified), UMTS, EDGE, GPRS, EV-DO Rev.A 
Micro SIMYes  
Global RoamingYes  
Positioning

Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. There are three main types: GPS, A-GPS and GLONASS. GPS - This is one of the most widespread global positioning technologies, developed and maintained by the U.S. government. It uses satellites in order to detect your location. Works best in clear weather. A-GPS - A-GPS stands for Assisted GPS and is the industry standard for positioning and navigation. “Assisted” means that it can use local wireless networks, in addition to satellites, for quicker and more precise localization. GLONASS - GLONASS is a global positioning system, developed by the Russian Federation. It’s very similar to GPS, but isn’t so popular in cell phones.

A-GPSGPS, A-GPS 
NavigationYesTurn-by-turn navigation 
Phone features
OrganizerCalendar, Document viewer (Office, PDF)Calendar, Alarm, Document viewer, Calculator 
Messaging Threaded view, Predictive text input 
E-mailYesIMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange 
Instant Messaging Hangouts / Google Talk, ChatON 
GamesYes  
Connectivity
Bluetooth2.1, EDR4.0 
Profiles Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Video Control Transport Protocol (AVCTP), Audio/Video Distribution Transport Protocol (AVDTP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Generic Attribute Profile (GATT), Generic Audio/Video Distribution (GAVDP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Human Interface Device (HID), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Serial Port (SPP) 
Wi-Fi802.11 a, b, g, n802.11 a, b, g, n 
Mobile hotspot Yes 
Wi-Fi Direct Yes 
USBYesUSB 2.0 
ConnectorProprietaryProprietary 
Features USB Host 
Headphones connector3.5mm3.5mm 
Charging connectorProprietaryProprietary 
OtherTV-Out, Computer sync, OTA syncMHL, Computer sync, OTA sync, Infrared 
Other features
NotificationsSpeakerphoneFlight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
SensorsAccelerometer, CompassAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass 
Other Voice commands, Voice recording 
Regulatory Approval
FCC measured SAR

FCC measured SAR - The exposure standard for mobile devices employs a unit of measurement known as the Specific Absorption Rate, or SAR. The SAR limit stated in the international guidelines is 2.0 W/ kg*. Tests for SAR are conducted using standard operating positions with the device transmitting at its highest certified power level in all tested frequency bands. Although the SAR is determined at the highest certified power level, the actual SAR of the device while operating can be well below the maximum value.

   
Head 0.28 W/kg 
Body 0.82 W/kg 
Availability
Officially announced27 Jan 201007 Jan 2013 

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