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Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 vs Samsung GALAXY Note II

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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 II Remove phone

Posted: 29 Aug 2012
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeTabletSmart phone 
Phone functionalityYes  
OSAndroid (4.0) TouchWiz / L!ve Panel UX UIAndroid (4.4.2, 4.3, 4.1.2, 4.1.1) TouchWiz 4.0 UI 
Dimensions10.1 x 6.9 x 0.38 inches (257 x 175 x 10 mm)5.94 x 3.17 x 0.37 inches (151 x 80.5 x 9.4 mm) 
Weight20.64 oz (585 g)
the average is 14.6 oz (417 g)
6.44 oz (182 g)
the average is 4.9 oz (139 g)
 
Display
Physical size10.1 inches5.5 inches 
Resolution1280 x 800 pixels720 x 1280 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 ppi265 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 LCDSuper AMOLED 
Colors 16 777 216 
TouchscreenMulti-touchMulti-touch 
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensorLight sensor, Proximity sensor 
Camera
Camera3 megapixels8 megapixels 
Flash LED 
FeaturesGeo taggingBack-illuminated sensor (BSI), CMOS image sensor, Autofocus, Smile detection, Burst mode, Panorama, Scenes 
CamcorderYes1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps) 
FeaturesVideo callingVideo light 
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 4 (4412) 
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, 1600 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9 
Graphics processorAdreno 225ARM Mali-400 MP4 (Quad-Core) 
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 GB64 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC, microSDXC up to 64 GBmicroSD, microSDHC, microSDXC up to 64 GB 
Battery
Talk time 35.00 hours
the average is 12 h (699 min)
 
Stand-by time 40.8 days (980 hours)
the average is 21 days (493 h)
 
Talk time (3G) 16.00 hours
the average is 15 h (925 min)
 
Stand-by time (3G) 37.1 days (890 hours)
the average is 23 days (546 h)
 
Capacity7000 mAh3100 mAh 
Not user replaceableYes  
Wireless charging Optional 
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, Playlists 
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playbackAlbum art cover, Background playback 
Radio FM, Stereo, RDS 
SpeakersLoudspeakerEarpiece, Loudspeaker 
YouTube playerYesYes 
Internet browsing
Built-in online services supportYouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+Facebook, YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+, Twitter 
Technology
GSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS 850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz 
FDD LTE1900 (band 2) MHz  
DataLTE, EV-DO Rev.ALTE Cat 3 (100/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS 
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-GPSA-GPS, Glonass 
NavigationTurn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigationYes 
Connectivity
Bluetooth4.04.0 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g, n, n 5GHz802.11 a, b, g, n, n 5GHz 
Mobile hotspotYesYes 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectorProprietarymicroUSB 
FeaturesMass storage device, USB HostMass storage device, USB Host, USB charging 
HDMI via microUSB 
OtherDLNA, Computer sync, OTA sync, InfraredNFC, DLNA, Miracast, MHL, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, MirrorLink 
Other features
NotificationsFlight mode, SpeakerphoneService lights (Multiple color), Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
SensorsAccelerometer, CompassAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer 
OtherVoice commands, Voice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording 
Availability
Officially announced09 Oct 201229 Aug 2012 

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