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Acer ICONIA TAB A501 Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1
Global Score
5.576.76
Basic Information
AcerSamsung
Android 3.2, 3.0Android 4.4.2
2011-03-222014-04-01
10.24 x 6.97 x 0.52 inches9.58 x 6.94 x 0.31 inches
25.75 ounces17.18 ounces
$ 215.00 at Amazon$ 225.00 at Amazon
Display / Screen
10.1 inches10.1 inches
1280 x 800 pixels 1280 x 800 pixels
LCDTFT
149 pixels per inch149 pixels per inch
Capacitive, Multi-touchCapacitive, Multi-touch
5.56.1
Performance
--Qualcomm Snapdragon chipset
ARM Cortex-A9 (Dual-Core 1000 MHz) processorARM Cortex-A7 (Quad-Core 1200 MHz) processor
1 GB RAM1,5 GB RAM
Yes GPUAdreno 305 (450 MHz) GPU
6.577.65
Storage
16 GB internal memory16 GB internal memory
microSD, microSDHC (up to 32 GB) external memory slotmicroSD, microSDHC, microSDXC (up to 64 GB) external memory slot
3.263.5
Camera
5.00 MP + 2.00 MP3.00 MP + 1.30 MP
--1280 x 720 (30 fps) (HD) video resolution
4.734.51
Networks
Wi-FiWi-Fi
--Mobile Hotspot
HSPA+ (4G), HSDPA, HSUPA, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS and GSMLTE (4G), HSPA+ (4G), HSDPA, HSPA, HSUPA, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS and GSM
SIMMicro SIM
5.19.4
Battery Life
3260mAh Li-Ion Battery6800mAh Li-Ion Battery
Non-Removable BatteryRemovable Battery
3.765.76
Other Features
Bluetooth 2.1, EDRBluetooth 4.0
GPSGPS
Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope, Light Sensor and Proximity SensorAccelerometer and Light Sensor

Comparisson review

The Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 has a general score of 6.76, which is way better than the Acer ICONIA TAB A501's score of 5.57. The Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 is a a lot newer tablet, and it is also thinner and extremely lighter than the Acer ICONIA TAB A501. Both devices we compare here include Android OS (operating system), but the Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 has a more recent 4.4.2 version while Acer ICONIA TAB A501 has Android 3.2 version, so it counts with a lot of extra features.

The Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 has a sharper screen than Acer ICONIA TAB A501. They have a same size screen, the same exact resolution of 800 x 1280px and a better pixel amount in each inch in the screen. Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 counts with a faster processor than Acer ICONIA TAB A501, because it has 2 more processing cores, an extra graphics processing unit and a greater amount of RAM memory.

The Acer ICONIA TAB A501 counts with a slightly better camera than Galaxy Tab 4 10.1, because it has a way higher 5 mega-pixels resolution back facing camera. The Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 has just a bit more storage to store more apps and games than Acer ICONIA TAB A501, and although they both have exactly the same internal memory, the Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 also has a slot for an SD memory card that allows a maximum of 64 GB.

The Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 features a much better battery lifetime than Acer ICONIA TAB A501, because it has a 6800mAh battery size against 3260mAh.

Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 costs a bit more money than Acer ICONIA TAB A501, but you can get a much better tablet for that extra money.