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Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 - 2014 Edition vs Apple iPad Air

Top 32 Reasons for the

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 - 2014 Edition

Compared to Apple iPad Air

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Distinctly faster CPU clock speed
4 x 1.8 GHz
vs
2 x 1.3 GHz
2.77x faster CPU clock speed
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Considerably higher resolution
2560x1600 px
vs
2048x1536 px
30.21% higher resolution
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Higher pixel density
299 ppi
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264 ppi
13.26% higher pixel density
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Appreciably more RAM memory
3 GB
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1 GB
2 GB more RAM memory
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Has an external memory slot
Yes
vs
No
The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.
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A tad bigger screen size
10.1 "
vs
9.7 "
4.12% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
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Can be charged via standard USB cable
Yes
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No
It can be charged and operated with a standard USB cable connected to your computer, or with a USB power supply.
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Has USB mass storage support
Yes
vs
No
It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
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Has a HDMI output
Yes
vs
No
Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.
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Distinctly more megapixels (photo)
8 MP
vs
5 MP
1.60x more megapixels (photo)
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Has a flash
Yes
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No
A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
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Is DLNA certified
Yes
vs
No
All DLNA certified products are compatible with one another. When different devices are connected to the same network, data can be transferred easily between them.
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Has manual white balance
Yes
vs
No
With manual white balance you can choose the most accurate setting and avoid the green, blue or red hue which can occur in auto mode. You can also change the setting for artistic effect.
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Has a CMOS sensor
Yes
vs
No
CMOS image sensors are slowly replacing CCD sensors, due to reduced power consumption and better image quality. They can be very compact and cost relatively little to produce.
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Has manual ISO
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the ISO level.
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Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
Yes
vs
No
802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.
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Has a high-precision stylus
Yes
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No
The stylus is very competitive with Active digitizers. Very precise, with extremely low latency and variable brush width.
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Stylus with wacom technology
Yes
vs
No
Obviously the most accurate detection technology to date it can even tell how hard you're pressing on the screen
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2
Micro SD card expansion up to 64 gb
Yes
vs
No
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Blistering speed. Gaming phenomena.
Yes
vs
No
3 gig ram qualcomm snapdragon 330. 4.2.2 Kitsap.
Android 4.3 Jelly Bean (API level 18)
Yes
vs
No
Top 12 Reasons for Android 4.3 Jelly Bean (API level 18)
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Supports 4K resolution
Yes
vs
No
Allows you to view in ultra-high definition.
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Supports widgets
Yes
vs
No
You can add widgets to the home screen. This allows you to have more flexibility and to see information at a glance, without going into the app.
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Plays Adobe Flash
Yes
vs
No
Adobe Flash with video and sound is supported in the device's browser.
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The browser has word wrap
Yes
vs
No
The web browser has automatic word wrap when zooming, the user can easily read long lines without scrolling horizontally.
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Is a multi-user system
Yes
vs
No
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Has NFC
Yes
vs
No
NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
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Has offline voice recognition
Yes
vs
No
Offline voice recognition enables you to perform voice actions, like dictating texts or using various voice commands, without an internet connection.
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Is free and open source
Yes
vs
No
Anyone is free to use, copy, study, and change the software in any way, and the source code is openly shared so that people are encouraged to voluntarily improve the design of the software.
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Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Yes
vs
No
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Supports Java
Yes
vs
No
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Sharing menu
Yes
vs
No
The sharing menu is best on Android

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 - 2014 Edition is better than Apple iPad Air because...

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Top 17 Reasons for the

Apple iPad Air

Compared to Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 - 2014 Edition

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A tad more battery power
8820 mAh
vs
8200 mAh
7.56% more battery power
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Somewhat thinner
7.5 mm
vs
7.9 mm
0.40 mm thinner
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50
Lighter
469 g
vs
535 g
66 g lighter
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41
Direct updates by OS vendor
Yes
vs
No
It can be updated directly by the OS vendor, so no need to wait until the manufacturer or network provider releases an update.
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Has an IPS screen
Yes
vs
No
IPS (In-Plane Switching) is a technology used for LCDs. It was designed to overcome the main limitations of normal TFTs TN-matrices: relatively slow response times, small viewing angles and low quality color reproduction.
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39
Marginally narrower
169.5 mm
vs
171.4 mm
1.90 mm narrower
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Notably more internal storage
128 GB
vs
32 GB
96 GB more internal storage
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Supports 64-bit
Yes
vs
No
A 32-bit operating system can only support up to 4GB of RAM. 64-bit allows more than 4GB, giving increased performance. It also allows you to run 64-bit applications.
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Considerably faster downloads
100 MBits/s
vs
21 MBits/s
4.76x faster downloads
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Has touch autofocus
Yes
vs
No
The autofocus is immediately set to the subject by just touching it on the touch screen.
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Modestly less body volume
305 cm³
vs
329 cm³
7.87% less body volume
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28
Modestly shorter
240 mm
vs
243.1 mm
3.10 mm shorter
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Substantially faster uploads
50 MBits/s
vs
5.76 MBits/s
8.68x faster uploads
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Has manual exposure
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the exposure.
iOS 7.0
Yes
vs
No
Top 3 Reasons for iOS 7.0
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Has turn by turn directions
Yes
vs
No
The device will signal upcoming turns and prepare you, ensuring you stay on route.
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Has a serial shot mode
Yes
vs
No
You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
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Supports slow motion video recording
Yes
vs
No

Apple iPad Air is better than Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 - 2014 Edition because...

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