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Display

Size:

10.6 inches
8.4 inches

Resolution:

1080 x 1920 pixels, 208 PPI
2560 x 1600 pixels, 359 PPI

Technology:

IPS LCD
Super Clear LCD

Screen-to-body:

65.41 %
72.71 %

Colors:

16 777 216

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch
Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor
Ambient light sensor

Hardware

System chip:

NVIDIA Tegra 4 T114
Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974

Processor:

Quad-core, 1700 MHz, ARM Cortex-A15, 28 nm
Quad-core, 2300 MHz, Krait 400

GPU:

Yes
Adreno 330

RAM:

2GB LPDDR3
2GB LPDDR3

Internal storage:

32GB
16GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC
microSDHC up to 64 GB

Device type:

Tablet
Tablet

OS:

Windows (RT 8.1)
Android (4.4.2), Samsung TouchWiz UI

Battery

Capacity:

4800 mAh

Type:

Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera:

5 MP (Autofocus)
8 MP (Autofocus)

Video recording:

1920x1080 (Full HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps)

Front:

3.5 MP
2 MP

Design

Dimensions:

10.81 x 6.79 x 0.35 inches (275 x 172 x 9 mm)
8.62 x 5.06 x 0.28 inches (219 x 128.5 x 7.2 mm)

Weight:

23.84 oz (675.8 g)
11.82 oz (335.0 g)

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 20(800 DD), 5(850), 8(900), 3(1800), 1(2100), 7(2600)

UMTS:

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed:

LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Loudspeaker
Multiple speakers

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring:

TV-out
MHL

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.0
4.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band; Multiple antennas, MIMO
802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band, ac; Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct

USB:

Full-size USB, USB 3.0
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features:

Mass storage device, Video out, Charging

HDMI:

Yes

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers)

Other:

OTA sync
Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, ANT+, Infrared

Phone features

Notifications:

Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features:

Voice recording
Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Feb 10, 2014

FCC ID value:

A3LSMT325 link

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.50 W/kg

Body:

0.80 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.57 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 449

Warranty period:

12 Months

Availability

Officially announced:

Sep 23, 2013
Jan 06, 2014
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