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Display

Display size

10.6 inches
10.1 inches
10.1 inches

Resolution

1920 x 1080 pixels
1280 x 800 pixels
2560 x 1600 pixels

Pixel density

208 ppi
149 ppi
299 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
Super PLS LCD
Super Clear LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

65.22 %
62.72 %
70.97 %

Colors

 
 
16 777 216

Touchscreen

Capacitive, Multi-touch
Capacitive, Multi-touch
Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features

Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor
Ambient light sensor
Ambient light sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

 
5 megapixels
8 megapixels

Hardware Features

 
Autofocus
Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Flash

 
LED
LED

Software Features

 
Geo tagging
Face detection, Smile detection, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, Self-timer, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Burst mode, Panorama, Scenes

Video recording

1280x720 (HD) (30 fps)
1280x720 (HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD)

Features

 
Video calling
 

Front

Yes
Other
2 megapixels

Video capture

1280x720 (HD)
 
 

Design

Form factor

Candybar
Candybar
Candybar

Dimensions

10.81 x 6.81 x 0.53 inches (275 x 173 x 13 mm)
10.31 x 7.09 x 0.35 inches (262 x 180 x 8.9 mm)
9.57 x 6.75 x 0.31 inches (243.1 x 171.4 x 7.9 mm)

Weight

31.99 oz (907 g)
the average is 20.6 oz (589 g)
21.16 oz (600 g)
the average is 20.6 oz (589 g)
19.29 oz (547 g)
the average is 20.6 oz (589 g)

Features

Stylus
Stylus
Stylus

Colors

 
 
Black, White

Phone functionality

 
Yes
Yes

Tablet dock

Yes
 
 

Dock Features

USB (4)
 
 

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
3.5 mm jack
3.5 mm jack

Speakers

Multiple speakers
 
Multiple speakers

Features

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

Screen mirroring

TV-out
MHL
DLNA, MHL

Music player

 
 
 

Filter by

Album, Artist, Playlists
Album, Artist, Playlists
Album, Artist, Playlists

Supported formats

MP3
MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, FLAC, WMA, WAV, AMR, OGG, MIDI
MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, FLAC, WMA, WAV

Video playback

 
 
 

Supported formats

MPEG4, H.263, H.264
MPEG4, H.263, H.264, DivX, WMV, AVI, Flash Video, MKV
MPEG4, H.263, H.264, WMV, Flash Video, MKV

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Intel Core i5 4200U
Samsung Exynos 4 Quad 4412
Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974

Processor

Dual-core, 1600 MHz, 64-bit, 22 nm
Quad-core, 1400 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9, 32-bit, 32 nm
Quad-core, 2300 MHz, Krait 400

GPU

Intel HD 4400
Mali-400 MP4
Adreno 330

RAM

8 GB LPDDR3
2 GB
3 GB LPDDR3

Internal storage

64 GB
16 GB
16 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC
microSDHC up to 32 GB
microSDXC up to 64 GB

Device type

Tablet
Tablet
Tablet

OS

Windows (8.1 Pro)
Android (4.4, 4.1.2, 4.1, 4.0), Samsung TouchWiz UI
Android (4.4.2, 4.3), Samsung TouchWiz UI

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.0
4.0
4.0

Profiles/ Protocols

 
 
Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Generic Access (GAP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Human Interface Device (HID), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Phone Book Access (PBAP), Serial Port (SPP)

Wi-Fi

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

USB

Full-size USB, USB 3.0
Proprietary, USB 2.0
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features

 
USB OTG, Video out
USB OTG

HDMI

 
Yes
 

Charging connector

 
Proprietary
 

Location

 
A-GPS, Glonass
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other

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

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

 
 
Bands 18, 5, 8, 3, 1, 7

UMTS

 
850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

GSM

 
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

Data

 
HSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

2G Data

 
EDGE, GPRS
EDGE, GPRS, EV-DO Rev.A

SIM type

 
 
Micro SIM

Global Roaming

 
Yes
Yes

Battery

Capacity

 
7000 mAh
8220 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Talk time (3G)

 
 
43.00 hours
the average is 45 h (2700 min)

Music playback

 
 
217.00 hours

Video playback

 
 
11.00 hours

Internet browsing

Browser

Internet Explorer
 
 

supports

HTML, HTML5, Flash
HTML, HTML5, Flash
HTML, HTML5

Built-in online services support

 
Facebook, YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+, Twitter
Facebook, YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+, Twitter

Phone features

Notifications

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

Phonebook

 
Unlimited entries
 

Organizer

Calendar, Alarm, To-Do, Document viewer (Office, PDF), Calculator, World clock, Timer, Notepad
Calendar, Alarm, Document viewer, Calculator
Calendar, Alarm, Document viewer, Calculator, Notes, Memo

Messaging

 
Threaded view, Predictive text input
Threaded view, Predictive text input

E-mail

IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange
IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange
IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange, Push e-mail

Instant Messaging

Windows Live / MSN
Hangouts / Google Talk, ChatON
Hangouts / Google Talk, ChatON

Other features

Voice recording
Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice commands, Voice recording

Shopping information

MSRP price

$ 899
 
 

Availability

Officially announced

Sep 23, 2013
Feb 27, 2012
Sep 04, 2013
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