Samsung GALAXY Note 10.1 (2014 Edition) vs Apple iPad mini 2
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|OS||Android (4.4.2, 4.3) TouchWiz UI||iOS (7.x)|
|Dimensions||9.57 x 6.75 x 0.31 inches (243.1 x 171.4 x 7.9 mm)||7.87 x 5.30 x 0.30 inches (200 x 134.7 x 7.5 mm)|
|Weight||19.29 oz (547 g)|
the average is 15 oz (429 g)
|12.03 oz (341 g)|
the average is 15 oz (429 g)
|Side Keys||Right: Volume control, Other|
|Colors||Black, White||Black, White, Gray|
|Physical size||10.1 inches||7.9 inches|
|Resolution||2560 x 1600 pixels||2048 x 1536 pixels|
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.
|299 ppi||324 ppi|
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 Clear LCD||IPS LCD|
|Colors||16 777 216||16 777 216|
|Touchscreen||Capacitive, Multi-touch||Capacitive, Multi-touch|
|Features||Light sensor||Light sensor, Oleophobic coating|
|Camera||8 megapixels||5 megapixels|
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.
|Features||Back-illuminated sensor (BSI), Autofocus, Face detection, Smile detection, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Burst mode, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, Panorama, Scenes, Self-timer||Back-illuminated sensor (BSI), Autofocus, Touch to focus, Digital image stabilization, Face detection, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)|
|Camcorder||1920x1080 (1080p HD)||1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps)|
|Features||Digital image stabilization|
|Front-facing camera||2 megapixels||1.2 megapixels|
|Video capture||1280x720 (720p HD)|
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 800 MSM8974||Apple A7 with 64-bit architecture|
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, 2300 MHz, Krait 400||Dual core, 1300 MHz|
|Graphics processor||Adreno 330||PowerVR G6430|
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.
|3072 MB RAM (Dual-channel, 800 MHz) / LPDDR3||1024 MB RAM / DDR3|
|Built-in storage||16 GB||128 GB|
|Storage expansion||microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC up to 64 GB|
|Talk time (3G)||43.00 hours|
the average is 32 h (1940 min)
|Music playback||217.00 hours|
|Video playback||11.00 hours|
|Type||Li - Ion||Li - Polymer|
|Not user replaceable||Yes||Yes|
|Filter by||Album, Artist, Playlists||Album, Artist, Playlists|
|Features||Album art cover, Background playback||Album art cover, Background playback|
|Supported formats||MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, FLAC, WMA, WAV||MP3, AAC, eAAC, WAV, M4A (Apple lossless)|
|Supported formats||MPEG4, H.263, H.264, WMV, Flash Video, MKV||MPEG4, H.264, Motion JPG, AVI, MOV|
|supports||HTML, HTML5||HTML, HTML5|
|Built-in online services support||Facebook, YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+, Twitter|
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|
|GSM||850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz||850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz|
|UMTS||850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz||850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz|
|FDD LTE||800 (band 18), 850 (band 5), 900 (band 8), 1800 (band 3), 2100 (band 1), 2600 (band 7) MHz||700 (band 13), 700 (band 17), 800 (band 18), 800 (band 19), 800 (band 20), 850 (band 5), 850 (band 26), 900 (band 8), 1700/2100 (band 4), 1800 (band 3), 1900 (band 2), 1900 (band 25), 2100 (band 1), 2600 (band 7) MHz|
|Data||LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), , HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS, EV-DO Rev.A||LTE, HSPA (unspecified), UMTS, EDGE, GPRS, EV-DO Rev.A, EV-DO Rev.B|
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.
|GPS, A-GPS, Glonass||A-GPS, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning|
|Organizer||Calendar, Alarm, Document viewer, Calculator, Notes, Memo||Calendar, Alarm, Document viewer (.jpg, .tiff, .gif (images); .doc and .docx (Microsoft Word); .htm and .html (web pages); .key (Keynote); .numbers (Numbers); .pages (Pages); .pdf (Preview and Adobe Acrobat); .ppt and .pptx (Microsoft PowerPoint); .txt (text); .rtf (rich text format); .vcf (contact information); .xls and .xlsx (Microsoft Excel); .zip; .ics), Calculator, World clock, Notes|
|Messaging||Threaded view, Predictive text input||Threaded view, Predictive text input|
|IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange, Push e-mail||IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange|
|Instant Messaging||Hangouts / Google Talk, ChatON||Yes|
|Profiles||Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Generic Access (GAP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Human Interface Device (HID), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Phone Book Access (PBAP), Serial Port (SPP)|
|Wi-Fi||802.11 a, b, g, n, n 5GHz, ac||802.11 a, b, g, n, n 5GHz|
|Dual antennas, MIMO|
|Features||USB Host||USB charging|
|Other||DLNA, MHL, Computer sync, OTA sync, ANT+, Infrared||TV-Out, Computer sync, OTA sync|
|Notifications||Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone||Flight mode, Silent mode|
|Sensors||Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass||Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass|
|Other||Voice commands, Voice recording||Voice commands, Voice recording|
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.
|Officially announced||04 Sep 2013||22 Oct 2013|
|Accessories||Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter|
|MSRP price||$ 829|