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Display

Size:

10.1 inches
10.1 inches
10.9 inches

Resolution:

800 x 1280 pixels, 149 PPI
800 x 1280 pixels, 149 PPI
2360 x 1640 pixels, 264 PPI

Technology:

TFT
TFT
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body:

69.13 %
68.96 %
81.23 %

Colors:

16 777 216

Peak brightness:

500 cd/m2 (nit)

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch
Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Oleophobic coating, Ambient light sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Intel Atom
Qualcomm Snapdragon
Apple A14 Bionic

Processor:

Dual-core, 1600 MHz
Quad-core, 1200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A7
Hexa-core, Firestorm and Icestorm, 64-bit, 5 nm

GPU:

Yes
Adreno 305
Apple 4-core GPU

RAM:

1GB
1.5GB

Internal storage:

32GB, available to use: 26.3 GB
16GB, available to use: 12 GB
64GB, not expandable

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 64 GB
microSDXC up to 64 GB

Device type:

Tablet
Tablet
Tablet

OS:

Android (4.2)
Android (4.4.2), Samsung TouchWiz UI
iPadOS (14.x)

Battery

Capacity:

6800 mAh
6800 mAh

Type:

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

Battery life test results:

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera
Single camera

Main camera:

3 MP
3 MP
12 MP (PDAF, BSI sensor)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.8

Video recording:

1280x720 (HD) (30 fps)
1280x720 (HD) (30 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps)

Features:

Video calling
Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, EIS

Front:

1.3 MP
1.3 MP
7 MP (EIS, HDR)

Video capture:

720x480 (DVD)
1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Dimensions:

9.57 x 6.93 x 0.31 inches (243.1 x 176.1 x 7.95 mm)
9.58 x 6.94 x 0.31 inches (243.4 x 176.4 x 7.95 mm)
9.75 x 7.03 x 0.24 inches (247.6 x 178.5 x 6.1 mm)

Weight:

18.06 oz (512.0 g)
17.18 oz (487.0 g)
16.23 oz (460.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Aluminum

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)

Keys:

Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Brown, White
Rose gold, Space gray, Silver, Green, Sky blue

Phone functionality:

Yes
Yes

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 18(800 Lower), 5(850), 8(900), 3(1800), 1(2100), 7(2600)
Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 8(900)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 14(700 PS), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 21(1500 Upper), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46, 48(3600)

UMTS:

Bands 5(850), 8(900), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Bands 5(850), 8(900), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Bands 5(850), 8(900), 4(1700/2100), 2(1900), 1(2100)

Data Speed:

LTE Cat 3 (100/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 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
LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

Dual SIM:

Yes

SIM type:

Micro SIM
Nano SIM, eSIM

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Loudspeaker
Multiple speakers

Features:

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

Screen mirroring:

MHL

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.0
4.0
5.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct
802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band; Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, ax (Wi-Fi 6), dual-band; MIMO

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0
microUSB, USB 2.0
Type-C (reversible)

Features:

Mass storage device, Charging, Video out
Mass storage device, Charging
Charging, Headphones port

HDMI:

Yes

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Compass
Accelerometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer

Other:

Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, Infrared
Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
UMA (Wi-Fi Calling)

Phone features

Notifications:

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
Music ringtones (MP3), Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode

Other features:

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

Buyers information

Price:

$ 729

In The Box:

USB‑C Charge Cable (1 meter), 20W USB‑C Power Adapter

Availability

Officially announced:

Jun 03, 2013
Apr 01, 2014
Sep 15, 2020
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