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Samsung GALAXY Note 10.1 (2014 Edition) Review

64 GB     See other variants reviews Score: 8.04/10
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Samsung GALAXY Note 10.1 (2014 Edition) is an amazing tablet launched back in 2013, including a large 10.1" multi touch display, an extremely powerful 2.3 gigahertz Quad-Core CPU, and two cameras, an 8 MP back-facing camera and a 2 megapixels front-facing camera.

The Note 10.1 (2014 Edition) is a bit heavy for a tablet this size, with a weight of 19.29 oz. Being just 0.31" thick,this tablet is thin and comfortable. The Samsung GALAXY Note 10.1 (2014 Edition) is just 9.57 inches long and 6.75 inches wide, but it is still able to fit a a 10.1" display. The Note 10.1 (2014 Edition) is available in two color options, black and white.

Samsung equipped the Samsung GALAXY Note 10.1 (2014 Edition) with a very good 10.1-inches screen, and a resolution of 1600 x 2560 , making everything look very good. This screen uses Super Clear LCD capacitive technology, and can detect multiple fingers at the same time.

This tablet is powered by an extremely powerful 2.3 GHz Quad-Core processing unit, bundled in a Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974 system chip and a great 3 GB of RAM memory. Graphic intensive apps and games often consume lots of processor cycles, so the Note 10.1 (2014 Edition) also has an extra 450 megahertz Adreno 330 graphic processing unit to help handle those graphic tasks. This tablet counts with a 64 GB great internal memory and an external memory card slot, more than enough to store lots of applications, games, photos and videos without worrying about filling the tablet.

This tablet is equipped with two cameras, an 8 MP back side camera and a 2 megapixels front side camera. It can also shoot videos up to 1920x1080 (Full HD). The camera also has a lot of cool features: flash, auto-focus, face detection shooting, fast burst mode, smile detection shooting and geo tagging.

The Samsung GALAXY Note 10.1 (2014 Edition) counts with an amazing 8220 mAh Li-Ion non-removable battery providing the Note 10.1 (2014 Edition) an amazing battery life. An issue to evaluate is that this tablet's battery is not removable so you can't throw it away and buy a new one when it starts to get older, whereas with such a great capacity you will probably discard this device before it happens.

This tablet provides WiFi connection (and it can be shared with other devices around, acting as a wireless modem), 4G (LTE) fast connectivity and also HSPA+ connectivity, a slower 4G type or the fastest 3G connectivity, over HSDPA, HSUPA, UMTS, EV-DO A and EDGE technologies. The Note 10.1 (2014 Edition) uses a Micro SIM card to connect to GSM networks.

The Note 10.1 (2014 Edition) also features many interesting features like Bluetooth, GPS (Global Positioning System), Infrared Port and Near Field Communication (NFC), and multiple sensors like Light Sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope and Compass.

This device is a high quality device that costs around $ 549, which is quite close to other similar tablets. No matter if you you love taking pictures, need a device for work, are looking for a social tablet or want it for gaming, you will probably love this tablet.





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Specifications

Device Type:Tablet
Brand:Samsung
Operating System (OS):Android 4.4.2, 4.3
Variant:64 GB
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Dimensions:9.57 x 6.75 x 0.31 inchesMetric24.31 x 17.15 x 0.79 cmImperial
Weight:19.29 ouncesMetric546.86 gImperial
Colors:Black and White
Release date:2013-09-04
Price:$ 549.00

Display

Screen Type:Super Clear LCD (16M colors)
Size:10.1 inchesMetric25.7 cmImperial
Resolution:2560 x 1600 pixels
Pixel density:299 pixels per inchMetric117.72 pixels per cmImperial
Touch screen:Capacitive, Multi-touch

Hardware

Chipset:Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974
Processor:Krait 400 (Quad-Core 2300 MHz)
RAM Memory:3 GB (800 MHz)
Graphics Processor:Adreno 330 (450 MHz)
Internal Memory:64 GB
SD Card Slot:microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC (up to 64 GB)

Battery

Battery type:Li-Ion
Removable:No
Capacity:8220 mAh
Talk Time:43 hours

Camera

Back camera:8 megapixels
    Flash:Yes
Front camera:2 megapixels
Max video resolution:1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Camera features:Auto-Focus, Face Detection Shooting, Fast Burst Mode, Geo Tagging and Smile Detection Shooting

Networks

Wi-Fi:Yes
    Mobile Hotspot:Yes
SIM Card Type:Micro SIM
GSM Bands:850, 900, 1800, 1900
UMTS Bands:850, 900, 1900, 2100
LTE (4G) Bands:800 (band 18), 850 (band 5), 900 (band 8), 1800 (band 3), 2100 (band 1), 2600 (band 7)
Technologies:LTE (4G), HSPA+ (4G), HSDPA, HSUPA, UMTS, EV-DO A, EDGE, GPRS and GSM

Other Features

Bluetooth:Version 4.0
GPS:Yes
Infra-red:Yes
Sensors:Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope and Light Sensor