Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 release date is October 10: record 300ppi and S Pen for $550

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 release date is October 10: record 300ppi and S Pen for $550
The 2014 Edition of the Galaxy Note 10.1 is arriving on US shores soon, folks, as Samsung just issued a presser that its release date this side of the pond will be October 10.

The Note 10.1 sports the highest screen resolution of all slates in the category this year, with the Super Clear LCD sporting 2560 x 1600 pixels - that is over four million dots present on the panel, for a record 300ppi tablet pixel density. 

It is also the ARM-based slate with most RAM onboard, as the 3 GB will come in handy when you miltitask with the included S Pen stylus, and the suite of apps for it. The processor that powers it all is no slouch, either, as a powerful Exynos 5420 will breeze through everything you throw at it.

Above all, Samsung has priced the tablet rather competitively, and you can get the 16 GB version for $549.99, while $50 more will net you the 32 GB Galaxy Note 10.1 - a pretty good deal for what can be considered the best Android slate currently on the market, plus you get expandable storage via a microSD slot. 

BestBuy, Amazon, PC Richards, Fry's, Tiger Direct, Walmart and Samsung.com itself will be selling the tablet, with pre-orders beginning as soon as tomorrow, September 27, at midnight.


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GALAXY Note 10.1 (2014 Edition)
  • Display 10.1" 2560 x 1600 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 2 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 800, Quad-core, 2300 MHz
  • Storage 16 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 8220 mAh(43h 3G talk time)

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41 Comments

1. xoatomxo

Posts: 57; Member since: Apr 26, 2011

I want this!

7. xfire99

Posts: 1205; Member since: Mar 14, 2012

Me too, but too bad the price is too high and will choose ASUS Nexus 10 instead, when it release. Lower price, high resolution and will only miss S-Pen, really love it on both mine Note 1/Note 2.

12. 123Andy

Posts: 7; Member since: Jun 25, 2013

I'm getting it. I don't even want to see the iPad 5 because there is no way it could be better!!!

15. papss unregistered

The iPad will be better simply because the better tablet apps.. That's androids big weakness.

19. DukeX

Posts: 327; Member since: Aug 28, 2013

And those apple apps are really stopping the ipad marketshare from dropping. Right

20. E.N.

Posts: 2610; Member since: Jan 25, 2009

Regardless of marketshare, the iPad has superior 3rd party support and therefore an arguably better tablet experience.

25. greathero1

Posts: 584; Member since: Jun 13, 2008

Totally agree with you. I love Android phones but the tablets are a no go because of the apps plain and simple. I even tried to give Android tablets a second chance last month and went and picked up the Galaxy Note 8.0 and now it's sitting on the dresser waiting for a buyer on Craigslist.

22. papss unregistered

Fact is a fact no matter how you want to spin it. There's a reason the iPad is the standard.. I'm not an apple guy but its true.. If I wanted phone apps on my tablet why not just buy a note 3.. Just like a game system is only as good as the content..play store is severely lacking in proper tablet apps period.

24. PootisMan

Posts: 266; Member since: Aug 02, 2013

This is not the only or the first highest resolution 10 inch tablet. Nexus 10 anyone?

32. 1113douglas

Posts: 200; Member since: Jul 04, 2013

im getting it

34. TROLL

Posts: 4851; Member since: Apr 13, 2012

I would love to, but where is the: Exynos5450 Octocore MaliT678MP8 4GB RAM 2.5GHZ .... ™

2. Jason2k13

Posts: 1461; Member since: Mar 28, 2013

sexy tablet, ill be selling my original galaxy note 10.1 for this.

3. rodkurt

Posts: 128; Member since: Nov 29, 2012

that screen...........

4. flynfree

Posts: 374; Member since: Jun 09, 2013

A replacement for my aging moto zoom 604!

5. Hmong_Xiong

Posts: 32; Member since: Jan 28, 2012

ooh, micro usb instead their own proprietary charger :)

6. silencer271

Posts: 254; Member since: Apr 05, 2013

Love the specs Hate the price.

8. amiaq

Posts: 509; Member since: Jun 30, 2012

Is that PHYSICAL button there??

11. giani

Posts: 269; Member since: Nov 13, 2012

Why would you put PHYSICAL BUTTONS ON A 10 inch slate ?!!?!

13. Tuxedo

Posts: 356; Member since: Mar 19, 2013

Because the iPad has one. But seriously, why is that so bad? Other than Touchwiz, I like what I see.

9. papss unregistered

Love the specs but thought the price was going to be a smidge less.

10. NickSDC

Posts: 26; Member since: Nov 13, 2012

4g lye please. :)

14. anirudhshirsat97

Posts: 408; Member since: May 24, 2011

That ...well...its a good price..hmm

16. MobileKicker

Posts: 212; Member since: Sep 19, 2013

It's amazing But still it cannot think of beating iPad 5

17. Supaheight

Posts: 66; Member since: Sep 29, 2012

It already beat the ipad i'm wating for the next nexus 10 that will be groundbreaking can't have time to look at the ipad 5 same thing as ipad 4

18. DukeX

Posts: 327; Member since: Aug 28, 2013

Exactly. It's funny how people forget this is ANDROID os we are talking about. The ipad will forever be limited by it's os. If you for once second think an ipad is more productive then a note tab think again. I know a guy who used the last note tab for his insurance company. Saved him a lot of space because he doesn't use file cabinets anymore. All records are on the note. It worked so well he got his whole company a note 10.1 to do work on. I'd like to see childish looking handwriting on an ipad because it doesn't have a digitizer.

23. papss unregistered

Wow you know a guy that used his not tablet for company use? All tablets that are worth can be used for work. The iPad software alone embarrasses any android tablet. You're talking nonsense, you must be drunk

26. greathero1

Posts: 584; Member since: Jun 13, 2008

Good grief. Do you ever get tired lol. Childish handwriting? Well I use mine for issuing receipts that require a signature with a 3rd party stylus and it works just fine. I too do not need a file cabinet and send my signed receipts to Google Drive. For as limited as you say the OS is, it's definitely better supported and developed for at the tablet level which is my main concern. 159 posts of the same crying and arguments. Just give it a break at least for a day.

21. FazlurKhan

Posts: 19; Member since: Jun 09, 2013

Good price. The Wacom support must have brought it up. Great gadget!

27. Q1Q10

Posts: 20; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

Ipad vs this, this lags

29. greathero1

Posts: 584; Member since: Jun 13, 2008

All tablets and phones lag at some point or another. Give it a rest already. This tablet has some great add ons that will not be seen on any other tablet. I just wished their was more tablet specific apps in the Play Store. That's the only downside of this product IMO.

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