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Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1

Specifications

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1
Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (Galaxy Note Series)
Graphics adapter
Memory
2048 MB 
Display
10.1 inch 16:10, 1280 x 800 pixel, Capacitive, glossy: yes
Storage
16 GB SSD, 16 GB 
Connections
1 USB 2.0, 1 Infrared, 1 Docking Station Port, Audio Connections: 3.5 mm jack, Card Reader: microSD, HDMI via optional adapter
Networking
802.11a/b/g/n (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4), Bluetooth 4.0
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 8.9 x 262 x 180 ( = 0.35 x 10.31 x 7.09 in)
Battery
Lithium-Polymer, 7000 mAh
Operating System
Android 4.0
Camera
Webcam: Front: 1.9 MP; Rear: 5 MP
Additional features
Digitizer, 24 Months Warranty, 50 GB storage with Dropbox, free for two years
Weight
595 g ( = 20.99 oz / 1.31 pounds), Power Supply: 80 g ( = 2.82 oz / 0.18 pounds)
Price
599 Euro

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 77% - good
Average of 11 scores (from 18 reviews)
price: 74%, performance: 75%, features: 66%, display: 83% mobility: 95%, workmanship: 82%, ergonomy: 77%, emissions: 90%

Reviews for the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1

86% Review Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (GT-N8010) Tablet | Notebookcheck
A fresh note. Most currently-available high-end tablets feature Nvidia-based hardware solutions. While these are certainly good choices, Samsung chose to make use of its own in-house technology for the brand new Galaxy Note 10.1. In doing so, Samsung has hit a home run in terms of performance. As well, the Korean manufacturer has reintroduced the use of the formerly ubiquitous stylus.
Verizon Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 Review
Source: Slashgear English
But because they aren’t, and because we’re truly lovers of a unique experience, it’s easy to recommend this tablet as one of the most versatile smart devices on the market today. With the S-Pen, fun and entertaining connectivity with the rest of the Samsung Galaxy devices for media and communication, and one of the newest versions of Google’s mobile OS onboard, the Galaxy Note 10.1 is certainly the hottest Android tablet carried by Verizon today. Have a peek and start penning away!
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 03/08/2013
Nexus 10 vs Galaxy Note 10.1 tablet comparison review
Source: PC Advisor English
The Note 10.1 is an interesting and useful tablet. It's S-Pen offers creative options that make it unique amongst today's breed of tablets. It is reasonably priced and performs well. But the Nexus 10 is a game changer: the first tablet that can outperform the iPad, and priced to shift. It's just a shame it is tough to get hold of.
Comparison, online available, Short, Date: 01/08/2013
60% Review: Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1
Source: PC Authority English
Samsung’s Galaxy Note 10.1 is a bold experiment; the concept clearly has potential. However, the execution is wide of the mark – despite glimmers of excellence, the fiddly S Note software sours the experience. With the right software, the Note 10.1’s appeal could be rejuvenated, but as it stands, it’s an intriguing concept that just doesn’t quite come off.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 11/08/2012
Rating: Total score: 60%
Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 Review
Source: Ubergizmo English English
If you don’t use the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 as a stylus device, it is a good tablet, but chances are that you can find very competitive offers out there that will outperform it in one way or another. The value of the Galaxy Note 10.1 is clearly not in the “specs” alone.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/20/2012
80% Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 review
Source: PC Advisor English
Granted, the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 lacks the one competitive spec that other top-tier tablets—specifically the Acer Iconia Tab A700, Apple iPad, and Asus Transformer Pad Infinity TF700—have at the same or lesser price. Samsung's rendering enhancements help lessen the sting of this omission somewhat, but the difference is clear, particularly with text-heavy content. But, when you factor in the handy stowaway S Pen and Samsung's pen-optimized software, and suddenly the Note 10.1 gets an edge all its own. Throw in the Galaxy Note 10.1 Wi-Fi tablet's solid performance, and the Note 10.1 is squarely back in the mix.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 09/14/2012
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 80% performance: 90% features: 90% ergonomy: 80%
80% Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 review
Source: V3.co.uk English
Even without its S Pen features, the Galaxy Note 10.1 is an incredibly competent tablet. Featuring a powerful quad-core processor, superb battery life and lightweight, travel friendly design, the tablet is a solid choice for any user looking for an alternative to Apple's iPad.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/31/2012
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 Android tablet review
Source: Reg Hardware English
So, really, is a stylus enough of a difference to make you choose this tablet over another? Actually, the more you use it, the more natural it becomes. And the nippy processor and extra RAM mean the Note 10.1 flies along very agreeably. The display is good, but not amazing. This tablet won’t win over Apple-fanciers, or those who want the faux-laptop qualities of the Asus Transformer series. But it’s smart, speedy and enjoyable to use.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/28/2012
Rating: Total score: 80%
67% Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 review
Source: PC Pro English
Samsung’s Galaxy Note 10.1 adds multitasking and stylus control to Android, but it won’t be everyone’s ideal tablet.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/28/2012
Rating: Total score: 67% price: 67% performance: 83% features: 67% ergonomy: 67%
60% Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 review
Source: T3 English
It’s hard not to be immediately sceptical of a device that on the face of it is the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 with an S-Pen thrown in. You really have to be sold on the S-Pen because in every other department, the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 pales in comparison to the new iPad, Asus Transformer Pad Infinity and even the Google Nexus 7. Maybe the next iteration of the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 will deliver the full package because at the moment, it’s not quite there.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/24/2012
Rating: Total score: 60%
Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 review
Source: PC Advisor English
Granted, the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 lacks the one competitive spec that other top-tier tablets—specifically the Acer Iconia Tab A700, Apple iPad, and Asus Transformer Pad Infinity TF700—have at the same or lesser price. Samsung's rendering enhancements help lessen the sting of this omission somewhat, but the difference is clear, particularly with text-heavy content. But, when you factor in the handy stowaway S Pen and Samsung's pen-optimized software, and suddenly the Note 10.1 gets an edge all its own. Throw in the Galaxy Note 10.1 Wi-Fi tablet's solid performance, and the Note 10.1 is squarely back in the mix.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 08/16/2012
Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 Wi-Fi
Source: PC World English
The Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 lacks one competitive spec that other top-tier tablets--specifically the Acer Iconia Tab A700, the Apple iPad, and the Asus Transformer Pad Infinity TF700--have at the same or a lesser price: a high-pixel-density display. Samsung's rendering enhancements help lessen the sting of that omission somewhat; but the difference remains clear, particularly with text-heavy content.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/15/2012
80% Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (Wi-Fi)
Source: PC Mag English
The Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 can actually make your life easier. If you spend a lot of time in meetings, you think in images, or you want to use your tablet as a home remote control, the Galaxy Note 10.1 has features that are perfect for you.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 08/15/2012
Rating: Total score: 80%
Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 USA Review
Source: Slashgear English
This tablet-like device, the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1, is Samsung’s best effort to date in the 10-inch category of devices. You’ve got a fabulous 10.1-inch HD display as well as some excellent front-facing speakers, making this one of the top entertainment devices in tablet form on the market. With the Samsung Exynos quad-core 1.4GHz processor under the hood, you’ve also got the power to work with beastly apps like Photoshop Touch, to play videos at full HD, and to blast your enemies to oblivion in the most high-end games on the market.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/15/2012
80% Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 Review
Source: Stuff TV English
So, there's nothing wrong with the well-priced Tab 2 10.1. But neither is it anything special. Given that the iPad has had a significant upgrade since the first Tab's release, and that the Android competition is fiercer than ever, it looks slightly outdated here.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 08/01/2012
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 Review
Source: Stuff TV English
The Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 offers features you won’t find on iOS. But a third party stylus won’t cost the earth if you really need a pen substitute and for creativity, developers continue to push the most innovative and interactive apps in the direction of the iPhone and iPad. The Note has carved out a creative niche amidst tough competition from the very affordable Nexus 7 and the workaholic-friendly Transformer Infinity. But the iPad is still the tablet to beat.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/01/2012
Rating: Total score: 80%

Foreign Reviews

94% Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 WiFi (16 GB)
Source: SFT - Heft 10/2013 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 09/01/2013
Rating: Total score: 94%
Comparativa Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1
Source: Tus Equipos Spanish ES→EN
Comparison, online available, Medium, Date: 01/10/2014
Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (Wi-Fi)
Source: PC Lab.pl Turkish PL→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 03/09/2012

Comment

Model: The much anticipated Samsung Galaxy Note 10 has been officially released to the world by one of the biggest smartphone companies to ever grace this world. The Samsung brand itself has garnered much beloved attention from the citizens around the globe throughout the past decade and has been one of the major pioneering engine to catapult the revolution of Android smartphones to the status that it has achieved on this day. The Samsung Galaxy Note 10 is the latest state-of-the-art flagship entry to represent Samsung as an enormous brand name and it seems to have started out very strongly thanks to an attractive exterior design as well as advanced prospects as a smartphone device. It is almost guaranteed that the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 has much more highlights to offer by starting out this strong.

The Samsung Galaxy Note 10 has a very attention-grabbing exterior design, which is an exciting move-away from their more conventional color of choice. To exemplify this subject matter as one of the Samsung Galaxy Note 10’s main attraction points, the exterior of this particular smartphone model has welcomed light-inspired color variations which embody the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 with a futuristic, sci-fi-centric premium look. With a range of vibrant and bold colors that never go out of style to choose from, the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 comes in a range of Aura Glow, Aura Black, as well as Aura Pink. The Aura White rendition is unfortunately only exclusive to Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ and such was also the case for the Aura Pink color option being an exclusive to the Samsung Galaxy Note 10. The high-polish metal of the physique of the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 melds seamlessly with glass in order to channel an even vibrant auroral-themed look.

With portable palm-sized smartphone models being the rage as the current standing around the world in this era, it is pleasant to know that Samsung as a company is more than willing enough to adhere to this revolving trend. The Samsung Galaxy Note 10 now comes with an impossibly thin design of 7.9 millimeters width on an approximately 6.3-inch display in length. The principle behind this design is very much the same in terms of adherence on which trend would appeal to the mass the most without compromising on the qualities of production. The design for the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 now also supports an effortless, ergonomic grip for maximum comfort for its user while also actively promoting its lightweight property so it would not come off as a burden of extension for users to carry it around.

Hands-on article by Jagadisa Rajarathnam

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10.1":

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Samsung: The Samsung Group is composed of numerous international businesses, all united under the Samsung brand in South Korea. The meaning of the Korean word Samsung is "tristar" or "three stars". The Samsung brand is one of the most important brands of South Korea. Samsung is an international notebook manufacturer of medium size according market shares and reviews.

In 2015 and 2016, Samsung had a market share of around 24-25% in the global smartphone market and was undisputed market leader. In the laptop sector, Samsung is on the 8th place in the global manufacturer rankings from 2014-2016 with 1.7-2.7%.

In 2016 Samsung slipped into a crisis due to exploding smartphone batteries and a failed recall action.


77%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.
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