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Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 vs Asus Transformer Pad 300

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Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 Remove phone

Posted: 09 Oct 2012
Market Status: Released
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Asus Transformer Pad 300 Remove phone

Posted: 27 Feb 2012
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeTabletTablet 
Phone functionalityYes  
OSAndroid (4.0) TouchWiz / L!ve Panel UX UIAndroid (4.2.2, 4.1.1, 4.0.3) 
Dimensions10.1 x 6.9 x 0.38 inches (257 x 175 x 10 mm)10.35 x 7.12 x 0.39 inches (263 x 180.8 x 9.9 mm) 
Weight20.64 oz (585 g)
the average is 15.1 oz (431 g)
22.40 oz (635 g)
the average is 15.1 oz (431 g)
 
Display
Physical size10.1 inches10.1 inches 
Resolution1280 x 800 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.

149 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 PLS LCDIPS LCD 
TouchscreenMulti-touchMulti-touch 
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensorLight sensor 
Camera
Camera3 megapixels8 megapixels 
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 
FeaturesGeo taggingBack-illuminated sensor (BSI), Autofocus, ISO control, White balance presets, Geo tagging, Scenes 
CamcorderYes1920x1080 (1080p HD) 
FeaturesVideo 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 MSM8960NVIDIA Tegra 3 T30L 
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, 1200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9 
Graphics processorAdreno 225ULP GeForce @ 416MHz 
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 RAM1024 MB RAM 
Built-in storage8 GB32 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC, microSDXC up to 64 GBmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB 
Battery
Capacity7000 mAh  
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 
SpeakersLoudspeaker  
YouTube playerYesYes 
Internet browsing
Built-in online services supportYouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+ 
Technology
FDD LTE1900 (band 2) MHz  
DataLTE, 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.

A-GPSGPS 
NavigationTurn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigationYes 
Connectivity
Bluetooth4.03.0, EDR 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g, n, n 5GHz802.11 b, g, n 
Mobile hotspotYes  
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectorProprietaryProprietary 
FeaturesMass storage device, USB HostUSB Host 
HDMI Micro HDMI (Type D) 
OtherDLNA, Computer sync, OTA sync, InfraredComputer sync, OTA sync 
Other features
NotificationsFlight mode, SpeakerphoneFlight mode, Speakerphone 
SensorsAccelerometer, CompassAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass 
OtherVoice commands, Voice recordingVoice commands, Voice recording 
Availability
Officially announced09 Oct 201227 Feb 2012 
Shopping information
MSRP price $ 379 

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