The Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 was unveiled recently with much fanfare. Here is a review of the specs and features of the device for readers who are considering buying it. The information could help readers make an informed decision.
Design and Display
The Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 comes with a Super clear LCD capacitive touchscreen, rendering 2560 x 1600-pixel resolution and 299 ppi pixel density. The multi-touch on the screen allows up to 10-finger touch.
The device comes with 243.1 x 171.4 x 7.9 mm dimensions and weighs about 540 grams. The bezel size on the device has been reduced, allowing a big screen with small bezel. It comes in black and white colour variants.
Hardware and Operating System
The Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 comes with a 1.9 GHz quad-core Cortex A15 processor and Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 chipset. The 3G model comes with a 1.3 GHz quad-core Cortex A7 processor.
The device comes in 16, 32 and 64 GB internal memory variants, which can be expanded by up to 64 GB using a Micro SD card. It runs on the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean operating system and has a whopping 3 GB of RAM.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 has a customisable menu screen. The users can pin their favourite apps, videos, folders or Web sites to the screen for easy access. The multi-window feature on the device allows users to split the screen between two apps.
By clicking a button on the S Pen, users can access the Air Command feature. The feature opens a shortcut to five different features in a fan-like menu. The five features include the Action Memo, Scrapbooker, Screen Writer, S Finder and Pen Window.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 is equipped with an 8 MP camera with features like face and smile detection, autofocus and LED flash. The secondary camera on the device is 2 MP. Users can take photos, as well as shoot videos, using the camera on the device.
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The Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 comes with a non-removable Li-Po 8220 mAh battery, allowing multimedia usage of up to 10 hours on 2G and up to 49 hours on 3G. The battery allows music play of about 98 hours.
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