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Samsung GALAXY Note 10.1 (2014 Edition) vs Asus Transformer Book Trio

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Samsung GALAXY Note 10.1 (2014 Edition) Remove phone

Posted: 04 Sep 2013
Market Status: Released US carrier availability: Available - Verizon, T-Mobile
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Asus Transformer Book Trio Remove phone

Posted: 05 Sep 2013
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeTabletTablet 
Phone functionalityYes  
OSAndroid (4.4.2, 4.3) TouchWiz UIAndroid (4.2), Windows (8) 
Dimensions9.57 x 6.75 x 0.31 inches (243.1 x 171.4 x 7.9 mm)12 x 7.63 x 0.38 inches (304.9 x 193.8 x 9.7 mm) 
Weight19.29 oz (547 g)
the average is 15 oz (429 g)
24.69 oz (700 g)
the average is 15 oz (429 g)
 
Tablet dock Yes 
Dimensions with the dock 12 x 7.64 x 0.51 inches (305 x 194 x 13 mm) 
Weight with the dock 35.27 oz (1000 g) 
Features Keyboard, Backlit keyboard, HDMI 
Display
Physical size10.1 inches11.6 inches 
Resolution2560 x 1600 pixels1080 x 1920 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.

299 ppi190 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 Clear LCDIPS LCD 
Colors16 777 216  
TouchscreenMulti-touchMulti-touch 
FeaturesLight sensorLight sensor 
Camera
Camera8 megapixels5 megapixels 
FlashLED  
FeaturesBack-illuminated sensor (BSI), Autofocus, Face detection, Smile detection, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Burst mode, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, Panorama, Scenes, Self-timerAutofocus 
Camcorder1920x1080 (1080p HD)1920x1080 (1080p HD) 
Front-facing camera2 megapixelsYes 
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 800 MSM8974Intel Atom 
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, 2300 MHz, Krait 400Dual core, 1600 MHz, Z2560 
Graphics processorAdreno 330Yes 
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.

3072 MB RAM2048 MB RAM 
Built-in storage16 GB16 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC, microSDXC up to 64 GBmicroSD, microSDHC 
Battery
Talk time (3G)43.00 hours
the average is 34 h (2040 min)
  
Capacity8220 mAh  
Not user replaceableYes  
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, Playlists 
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playbackAlbum art cover, Background playback 
SpeakersStereo speakersEarpiece, Loudspeaker, Stereo speakers 
YouTube playerYesYes 
Internet browsing
Built-in online services supportFacebook, YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+, TwitterYouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+ 
Technology
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz  
UMTS850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz  
FDD LTE800 (band 18), 850 (band 5), 900 (band 8), 1800 (band 3), 2100 (band 1), 2600 (band 7) MHz  
DataLTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), , HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS, EV-DO Rev.A  
Micro SIMYes  
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.

GPS, A-GPS, GlonassGPS, A-GPS 
NavigationTurn-by-turn navigationYes 
Connectivity
Bluetooth4.03.0 
Wi-Fi802.11 a, b, g, n, n 5GHz, ac802.11 n 
Mobile hotspotYes  
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
FeaturesUSB HostMass storage device, USB charging 
OtherDLNA, MHL, Computer sync, OTA sync, ANT+, InfraredTethering, Computer sync, OTA sync 
Other features
NotificationsFlight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneFlight mode, Silent mode 
SensorsAccelerometer, Gyroscope, CompassAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass 
OtherVoice commands, Voice recordingVoice commands, Voice recording 
Availability
Officially announced04 Sep 2013  

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