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Samsung GALAXY Note 10.1 vs Google Nexus 10 vs Sony Xperia Tablet Z

Samsung GALAXY Note 10.1 Remove phone

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PA Rating - 7
User Rating - 9

Posted: 27 Feb 2012
Market Status: Released

Google Nexus 10 Remove phone

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PA Rating - 9
User Rating - 9.3

Posted: 29 Oct 2012
Market Status: Released

Sony Xperia Tablet Z Remove phone

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PA Rating - 9
User Rating - 9

Posted: 24 Jan 2013
Market Status: Released
Design
Device typeTabletTabletTablet
Phone functionalityYes  
OSAndroid (4.1.2, 4.1, 4.0) TouchWiz / L!ve Panel UX UIAndroid (4.4.2, 4.4, 4.3, 4.2.2, 4.2.1, 4.2)Android (4.1.2)
Dimensions10.31 x 7.09 x 0.35 inches (262 x 180 x 8.9 mm)10.39 x 6.99 x 0.35 inches (263.9 x 177.6 x 8.9 mm)10.47 x 6.77 x 0.27 inches (266 x 172 x 6.9 mm)
Weight21.16 oz (600 g)
the average is 16.4 oz (467 g)
21.27 oz (603 g)
the average is 16.4 oz (467 g)
17.46 oz (495 g)
the average is 16.4 oz (467 g)
Rugged  Water, Dust resistant
IP certified  IP 57
Display
Physical size10.1 inches10.1 inches10.1 inches
Resolution1280 x 800 pixels2560 x 1600 pixels1920 x 1200 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.

149 ppi300 ppi224 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 PLS LCDTrue RGB Real Stripe PLSTFT
Colors 16 777 21616 777 216
TouchscreenMulti-touchMulti-touchMulti-touch
FeaturesLight sensorLight sensor, Scratch-resistant glassLight sensor, Scratch-resistant glass, Oleophobic coating
Camera
Camera5 megapixels5 megapixels8.1 megapixels
FlashLEDLED 
FeaturesAutofocus, Geo taggingAutofocus, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, Panorama, Night modeBack-illuminated sensor (BSI), CMOS image sensor, Autofocus, Touch to focus, Digital image stabilization, Face detection, Smile detection, White balance presets, Burst mode, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Panorama, Scenes, Effects, Self-timer
Camcorder1280x720 (720p HD)1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps)1920x1080 (1080p HD)
FeaturesVideo calling High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
Front-facing cameraOther1.9 megapixels2.2 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.

Samsung Exynos 4 (4412)Samsung Exynos 5Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064
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 core, 1400 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9Dual core, 1700 MHz, ARM Cortex-A15Quad core, 1500 MHz, Krait
Graphics processorARM MaliARM Mali-T604Adreno 320
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 RAM2048 MB RAM2048 MB RAM
Built-in storage16 GB16 GB16 GB
Maximum User Storage  11.6 GB
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC up to 64 GB
Battery
Stand-by time 20.8 days (500 hours)
the average is 29 days (692 h)
51.2 days (1230 hours)
the average is 29 days (692 h)
Stand-by time (3G)  52.9 days (1270 hours)
the average is 45 days (1085 h)
Stand-by time (4G)  50.4 days (1210 hours)
the average is 50 days (1200 h)
Capacity7000 mAh9000 mAh6000 mAh
Not user replaceableYesYesYes
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, Playlists
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playbackAlbum art cover, Background playbackAlbum art cover, Background playback, Music recognition
Speakers Stereo speakersEarpiece, Stereo speakers
YouTube playerYesYesYes
Internet browsing
Built-in online services supportFacebook, YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+, TwitterYouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+
Technology
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
UMTS850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz 850, 900, 2100 MHz
FDD LTE  850 (band 5), 900 (band 8), 1800 (band 3), 2100 (band 1), 2600 (band 7) MHz
DataHSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS LTE Cat3 Downlink 100 Mbit/s, LTE Cat3/4 Uplink 50 Mbit/s, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS
Micro SIM  Yes
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-GPS, GlonassGPS, A-GPS, GlonassGPS, A-GPS, Glonass
NavigationYesYesYes
Connectivity
Bluetooth4.03.04.0
Wi-Fi802.11 a, b, g, n802.11 a, b, g, n802.11 a, b, g, n, n 5GHz
Mobile hotspot  Yes
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0USB 2.0
ConnectorProprietarymicroUSBmicroUSB
FeaturesUSB Host Mass storage device
HDMI Micro HDMI (Type D)via microUSB
OtherMHL, Computer sync, OTA sync, InfraredTV-Out, NFC, DLNA, Computer sync, OTA syncTV-Out, NFC, DLNA, MHL, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, Infrared
Other features
Notifications Flight mode, Silent modeMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
SensorsAccelerometer, Gyroscope, CompassAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, BarometerAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
OtherVoice commands, Voice recordingVoice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
Availability
Officially announced27 Feb 201229 Oct 201220 Jan 2013
Shopping information
MSRP price $ 399 

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