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Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 vs Samsung GALAXY Note 10.1 LTE

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Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 Remove phone

Posted: 09 Oct 2012
Market Status: Released
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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 functionalityYesYes 
OSAndroid (4.0) TouchWiz / L!ve Panel UX UIAndroid (4.4.2, 4.1) TouchWiz UI 
Dimensions10.1 x 6.9 x 0.38 inches (257 x 175 x 10 mm)10.3 x 7 x 0.35 inches (262 x 178 x 9 mm) 
Weight20.64 oz (585 g)
the average is 14.2 oz (406 g)
20.80 oz (590 g)
the average is 14.2 oz (406 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 LCD  
Screen-to-body ratio65.79 %63.59 % 
TouchscreenMulti-touchMulti-touch 
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensorLight sensor 
Camera
Camera3 megapixels5 megapixels 
Flash LED 
FeaturesGeo taggingAutofocus, Geo tagging 
CamcorderYes1280x720 (720p HD) 
FeaturesVideo calling  
Front-facing camera0.3 megapixels VGA1.9 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.

Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8960Samsung 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.

Dual core, 1500 MHz, KraitQuad core, 1400 MHz 
Graphics processorAdreno 225Yes 
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 RAM2048 MB RAM 
Built-in storage8 GB16 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC, microSDXC up to 64 GBmicroSD, microSDHC, microSDXC up to 64 GB 
Battery
Stand-by time 30.0 days (720 hours)
the average is 40 days (948 h)
 
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+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 
GSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS 850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz 
FDD LTE1900 (band 2) MHz700 (band 13) MHz 
DataLTE, EV-DO Rev.ALTE, 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.

A-GPSGPS, A-GPS 
NavigationTurn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigationTurn-by-turn navigation 
Connectivity
Bluetooth4.04.0 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g, n, n 5GHz802.11 a, b, g, n 
Mobile hotspotYesYes 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectorProprietaryProprietary 
FeaturesMass storage device, USB HostUSB Host 
OtherDLNA, Computer sync, OTA sync, InfraredMHL, Computer sync, OTA sync, Infrared 
Other features
NotificationsFlight mode, SpeakerphoneFlight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
SensorsAccelerometer, CompassAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass 
OtherVoice commands, Voice recordingVoice commands, Voice recording 
Availability
Officially announced09 Oct 201207 Jan 2013 

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