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Posted: 27 Feb 2012
Market Status: Released
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Samsung GALAXY Note 10.1 Remove phone

Posted: 27 Feb 2012
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneTablet 
Phone functionality Yes 
OSAndroid (4.0.3)Android (4.4, 4.1.2, 4.1, 4.0) TouchWiz / L!ve Panel UI 
Dimensions5.04 x 2.57 x 0.36 inches (128 x 65.4 x 9.2 mm)10.31 x 7.09 x 0.35 inches (262 x 180 x 8.9 mm) 
Weight4.55 oz (129 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (136 g)
21.16 oz (600 g)
the average is 15.1 oz (431 g)
 
Display
Physical size4.3 inches10.1 inches 
Resolution540 x 960 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.

256 ppi149 ppi 
Technology

Technology - There are two main screen technologies currently used in phones and tablets: LCD and AMOLED. The former usually features a light source and liquid crystals, while the latter is based on organic light-emitting diodes. Newer LCD variations like IPS-LCD and Super-LCD allow for very accurate color reproduction and very wide viewing angles, where no significant image quality loss is observed. Current AMOLED screens differ in such a way that they can exhibit much more saturated colors (sometimes too much) and incredibly high contrast levels, which is due to black color being completely black in AMOLED displays.

Super AMOLEDSuper PLS LCD 
TouchscreenMulti-touchMulti-touch 
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glassLight sensor 
Camera
Camera8 megapixels5 megapixels 
FlashLEDLED 
Aperture size

Aperture size - The aperture of a camera is the opening through which light travels before it reaches the camera sensor. The smaller the number is, the bigger this opening is, allowing for more light to pass.

F2.2  
FeaturesAutofocus, Digital zoom, Geo taggingAutofocus, Geo tagging 
Camcorder1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps)1280x720 (720p HD) 
FeaturesVideo callingVideo calling 
Front-facing camera0.3 megapixels VGAOther 
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.

Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8260ASamsung Exynos 4 (4412) 
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.

Dual core, 1500 MHz, KraitQuad core, 1400 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9 
Graphics processorAdreno 225ARM Mali 
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.

1024 MB RAM2048 MB RAM 
Built-in storage64 GB16 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GBmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB 
Battery
Talk time10.83 hours
the average is 12 h (714 min)
  
Stand-by time15.5 days (373 hours)
the average is 20 days (491 h)
  
Talk time (3G)8.50 hours
the average is 14 h (855 min)
  
Stand-by time (3G)18.3 days (440 hours)
the average is 29 days (695 h)
  
Capacity1520 mAh7000 mAh 
Not user replaceable Yes 
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, Playlists 
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playback, Preset equalizerAlbum art cover, Background playback 
SpeakersEarpiece, Loudspeaker  
YouTube playerYesYes 
Internet browsing
Built-in online services supportFacebook, YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+Facebook, YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+, Twitter 
Technology
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS900, 2100 MHz850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz 
DataHSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE, GPRSHSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS 
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.

GPSA-GPS, Glonass 
NavigationYesYes 
Connectivity
Bluetooth4.04.0 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g, n802.11 a, b, g, n 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBProprietary 
FeaturesMass storage device, USB chargingUSB Host 
HDMIYes  
OtherComputer sync, OTA syncMHL, Computer sync, OTA sync, Infrared 
Other features
NotificationsHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone  
SensorsAccelerometer, Gyroscope, CompassAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass 
OtherVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recordingVoice commands, Voice recording 
Availability
Officially announced01 Jun 201127 Feb 2012 

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