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Lenovo IdeaTab K2 vs Samsung GALAXY Note 10.1 LTE

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Lenovo IdeaTab K2 Remove phone

Posted: 09 Jan 2012
Market Status: Announced
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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 
OSAndroid (4.0)Android (4.1) TouchWiz UI 
Dimensions 10.3 x 7 x 0.35 inches (262 x 178 x 9 mm) 
Weight 20.80 oz (590 g)
the average is 15 oz (429 g)
 
Display
Physical size10.1 inches10.1 inches 
Resolution1920 x 1200 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.

224 ppi149 ppi 
TouchscreenMulti-touchMulti-touch 
Features Light sensor 
Camera
Camera5 megapixels5 megapixels 
FlashLEDLED 
FeaturesAutofocusAutofocus, Geo tagging 
Camcorder1920x1080 (1080p HD)1280x720 (720p HD) 
FeaturesVideo calling  
Front-facing camera1.3 megapixels1.9 megapixels 
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.

NVIDIA Tegra 3Samsung 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.

Quad coreQuad 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.

 2048 MB RAM 
Built-in storage 16 GB 
Storage expansionSD, SDHCmicroSD, microSDHC, microSDXC up to 64 GB 
Battery
Stand-by time 30.0 days (720 hours)
the average is 32 days (763 h)
 
Not user replaceableYesYes 
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, Playlists 
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playbackAlbum art cover, Background playback 
YouTube playerYesYes 
Internet browsing
Built-in online services supportYouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+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 
UMTS 850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz 
FDD LTE 700 (band 13) MHz 
DataHSPA (unspecified), UMTS, EDGE, GPRSLTE, HSPA (unspecified), UMTS, EDGE, GPRS, EV-DO Rev.A 
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.

GPSGPS, A-GPS 
Navigation Turn-by-turn navigation 
Connectivity
BluetoothYes4.0 
Wi-FiYes802.11 a, b, g, n 
Mobile hotspot Yes 
USBYesUSB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBProprietary 
FeaturesMass storage deviceUSB Host 
HDMIMini HDMI (Type C)  
OtherComputer sync, OTA syncMHL, Computer sync, OTA sync, Infrared 
Other features
NotificationsMusic ringtones, Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent modeFlight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
SensorsAccelerometerAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass 
OtherVoice commands, Voice recordingVoice commands, Voice recording 
Availability
Officially announced10 Jan 201207 Jan 2013 

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