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Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014) Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5
Global Score
7.927.21
Basic Information
SamsungSamsung
Android 4.4.2, 4.3Android 4.4.2
2013-09-042014-06-12
9.57 x 6.75 x 0.31 inches9.74 x 6.98 x 0.26 inches
19.29 ounces16.40 ounces
Black and WhiteBlack and White
$ 610.00 at Amazon$ 600.00 at Amazon
Display / Screen
10.1 inches10.5 inches
2560 x 1600 pixels 2560 x 1600 pixels
Super Clear LCDSuper AMOLED
299 pixels per inch288 pixels per inch
Capacitive, Multi-touchCapacitive, Multi-touch
7.37.2
Performance
Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974 chipsetExynos 5 Octa 5420 chipset
Krait 400 (Quad-Core 2300 MHz) processorARM Cortex-A15 (Quad-Core 1900 MHz + Quad-Core 1300 MHz) processor
3 GB (800 MHz) RAM3 GB (933 MHz) RAM
Adreno 330 (450 MHz) GPUARM Mali-T628 MP6 GPU
8.467.74
Storage
32 GB internal memory32 GB internal memory
microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC (up to 64 GB) external memory slotmicroSD, microSDHC, microSDXC (up to 128 GB) external memory slot
4.34.62
Camera
8.00 MP + 2.00 MP8.00 MP + 2.10 MP
1920 x 1080 (Full HD) video resolution1920 x 1080 (30 fps) (Full HD) video resolution
5.286.16
Networks
Wi-FiWi-Fi
Mobile HotspotMobile Hotspot
LTE (4G), HSPA+ (4G), HSDPA, HSUPA, UMTS, EV-DO A, EDGE, GPRS and GSM--
Micro SIMMicro SIM
9.53.5
Battery Life
8220mAh Li-Ion Battery7900mAh Battery
Non-Removable BatteryRemovable Battery
43 hours talk time--
5.925.84
Other Features
Bluetooth 4.0Bluetooth 4.0
GPSGPS
Infra-red port--
--Fingerprint ID Scanner
Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope and Light SensorAccelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope and Light Sensor

Comparisson review

Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014) is slightly better than Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5, getting a score of 7.92 against 7.21. These tablets use the same Android 4.4.2 OS (operating system), so they should give you all the same OS features. Although it's the best tablet in this review, it must be told that it is also an older, somewhat thicker and heavier tablet.

The Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014) counts with just a bit better processing power than Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5, because although it has an inferior number of cores , and they both have a 3 GB RAM memory, the Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014) also counts with a graphics co-processor. Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014) has a bit better looking screen than Galaxy Tab S 10.5, because although it has a little smaller display, and they both have the same exact 1600 x 2560 resolution, the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014) also counts with a just a bit greater screen pixel density.

Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 has just a bit bigger storage to install games and applications than Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014), and although they both have equal 32 GB internal storage capacity, the Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 also has a slot for an SD memory card that allows a maximum of 128 GB. Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 takes much clearer photographs and videos than Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014). Both have a 8 megapixels resolution back facing camera, the same video frame rate and the same video resolution.

The Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014) counts with just a bit longer battery performance than Galaxy Tab S 10.5, because it has a 4% larger battery size.

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014) costs a little more money than Galaxy Tab S 10.5, but you can get a better tablet for that few more dollars.