Tuesday, 28 February 2012

Samsung GALAXY Note 10.1

The Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 is an Android 4.0 tablet made with note taking in mind. Unlike many other tablets, it comes with a special stylus - the S Pen, which offers precision superior to that of generic capacitive styli. In terms of specs, its 10.1-inch PLS TFT display has a resolution of 1280 by 800 pixels, and its dual-core processor runs at 1.4GHz. A pair of cameras is also on board - 3MP main one with auto-focus and LED flash, and a 2MP front-facing shooter.


Samsung GALAXY Note 10.1 specifications

Pros

  • Thin body, measuring less than 9.5mm/0.37inches (0.35 inches)
  • Fast mobile data support (4G)
  • Supports special active stylus for input
  • Dual core processor
  • Very fast processor (1400 MHz)
  • Lots of RAM (1024 MB RAM)

Cons

  • Low-resolution camera (3 megapixels)
  • Proprietary USB connector - have to use its cable for computer connection instead of a standard microUSB

Design

  • Device type:
    • Tablet
  • OS:
    • Android (4.0) TouchWiz / L!ve Panel UX UI
  • Form factor:
    • Candybar
  • Dimensions:
    • 10.11 x 6.90 x 0.35 (256.7 x 175.3 x 8.9 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 20.56 oz (583 g)
      the average is 16.1 oz (460 g)

Display

  • Physical size:
    • 10.10 inches
  • Resolution:
    • 1280 x 800 pixels
  • Pixel density:
    • 149 ppi
  • Technology:
    • Super PLS LCD
  • Touchscreen:
      • Capacitive, Multi-touch
  • Features:
    • Light sensor

Battery

  • Capacity:
    • 7000 mAh

Hardware

  • Processor:
    • Dual core, 1400 MHz
  • Graphics processor:
      • Yes
  • System memory:
    • 1024 MB RAM
  • Built-in storage:
    • 64000 MB
  • Storage expansion:
    • Slot Type:
      • microSD, microSDHC
    • Maximum card size:
      • 32 GB

Camera

  • Camera:
      • 3 megapixels
    • Flash:
      • LED
    • Features:
      • Auto focus, Geo tagging
  • Camcorder:
      • 1280x720 (720p HD) (30 fps)
    • Features:
      • Video calling
  • Front-facing camera:
    • 2 megapixels

Multimedia

  • Music player:
    • Filter by:
      • Album, Artist, Playlists
    • Features:
      • Album art cover, Background playback
  • YouTube player:
    • Yes

Internet browsing

  • Browser:
      • Yes
    • Supports:
      • HTML, HTML5, Flash
  • Built-in online services support:
    • Facebook, YouTube (upload), Picasa, Twitter

Technology

  • GSM:
    • 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
  • UMTS:
    • 850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
  • Data:
    • HSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, UMTS, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, EDGE, GPRS
  • Satellite system:
    • A-GPS, Glonass
  • Navigation:
    • Yes

Phone features

  • Phonebook:
    • Unlimited entries
  • Organizer:
    • Calendar, Alarm, Document viewer, Calculator
  • Messaging:
    • Threaded view, Predictive text input
  • E-mail:
      • IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth:
      • 3.0
  • Wi-Fi:
      • 802.11 b, g, n, a
  • USB:
      • USB 2.0
    • Connector:
      • Proprietary
    • Features:
      • USB Host
    • Computer sync, OTA sync

Other features

  • Sensors:
      • Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
    • Voice commands, Voice recording

Availability

  • Officially announced:
    • 27 Feb 2012