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BlackBerry PlayBook Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1
Global Score
5.466.04
Basic Information
BlackberrySamsung
BlackBerry Tablet OSAndroid 4.4, 4.1.2, 4.1, 4.0
2010-09-272012-02-27
7.64 x 5.12 x 0.39 inches10.31 x 7.09 x 0.35 inches
14.11 ounces21.06 ounces
$ 400.00 at Amazon$ 385.00 at Amazon
Display / Screen
7 inches10.1 inches
1024 x 600 pixels 1280 x 800 pixels
LCDSuper PLS LCD
170 pixels per inch149 pixels per inch
Capacitive, Multi-touchCapacitive, Multi-touch
5.75.6
Performance
TI OMAP 4430 chipsetSamsung Exynos 4 (4412) chipset
ARM Cortex-A9 (Dual-Core 1000 MHz) processorARM Cortex-A9 (Quad-Core 1400 MHz) processor
1 GB RAM2 GB RAM
PowerVR SGX540 (200 MHz) GPUARM Mali GPU
6.847.2
Storage
16 GB internal memory16 GB internal memory
No SD card slotmicroSD, microSDHC (up to 32 GB) external memory slot
2.53.26
Camera
5.00 MP + 3.00 MP5.00 MP
1920 x 1080 (30 fps) (Full HD) video resolution1280 x 720 (HD) video resolution
4.954.18
Networks
Wi-FiWi-Fi
--HSPA+ (4G), HSDPA, HSUPA, EDGE and GPRS
--SIM
3.25
Battery Life
Li-Ion Battery7000mAh Li-Ion Battery
Non-Removable BatteryNon-Removable Battery
1.365.76
Other Features
Bluetooth 2.1, EDRBluetooth 4.0
GPSGPS
--Infra-red port
Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope and Light SensorAccelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope and Light Sensor

Comparisson review

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 has a global score of 6.04, which is much better than BlackBerry PlayBook's 5.46 global score. The Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 design is newer and somewhat thinner, but much heavier than the BlackBerry PlayBook. Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 works with Android 4.4 operating system, while BlackBerry PlayBook works with BlackBerry Tablet OS operating system.

BlackBerry PlayBook counts with a slightly better looking screen than Galaxy Note 10.1, because although it has a way worse 600 x 1024 pixels resolution and a lot smaller display, it also counts with a quite better pixel count in each inch of screen. Galaxy Note 10.1 has a superior memory for applications and games than BlackBerry PlayBook, and although they both have the same 16 GB internal storage capacity, the Galaxy Note 10.1 also has an external memory slot that supports up to 32 GB.

The Galaxy Note 10.1 counts with a bit superior processor than BlackBerry PlayBook, because although it has doesn't have an additional graphics co-processor, it also counts with more cores and 1 GB more RAM memory. Galaxy Note 10.1 has a superior battery duration than BlackBerry PlayBook. The BlackBerry PlayBook takes much better photos and videos than Galaxy Note 10.1, and although they both have a camera in the back with a 5 MP, the BlackBerry PlayBook also has a much higher video quality.

Despite of being the best tablet in this comparisson, Galaxy Note 10.1 is also the cheapest.