Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 - 2014 Edition vs Apple iPad Air

Top 30 Reasons for the

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 - 2014 Edition

Compared to Apple iPad Air

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Significantly faster CPU clock speed
Comment
4 x 1.8 GHz
vs
2 x 1.3 GHz
2.77x faster CPU clock speed
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129
Significantly higher resolution
Comment
2560x1600 px
vs
2048x1536 px
30.21% higher resolution
anonymous
117
Higher pixel density
Comment
299 ppi
vs
264 ppi
13.26% higher pixel density
anonymous
114
Distinctly more RAM memory
Comment
3 GB
vs
1 GB
2 GB more RAM memory
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105
Has an external memory slot
Comment
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.
anonymous
102
A tad bigger screen size
Comment
10.1 "
vs
9.7 "
4.12% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
anonymous
81
Can be charged via standard USB cable
Comment
Yes
vs
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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68
Has USB mass storage support
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
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65
Has a HDMI output
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.
anonymous
62
Significantly more megapixels (photo)
Comment
8 MP
vs
5 MP
1.60x more megapixels (photo)
anonymous
51
Has a flash
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
anonymous
40
Is DLNA certified
Comment
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.
anonymous
37
Has manual white balance
Comment
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.
anonymous
37
Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
Comment
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.
anonymous
36
Has a CMOS sensor
Comment
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.
anonymous
35
Has manual ISO
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the ISO level.
Martin Thoma
7
Has a high-precision stylus
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The stylus is very competitive with Active digitizers. Very precise, with extremely low latency and variable brush width.
Florence Collins
3
Stylus with wacom technology
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Obviously the most accurate detection technology to date it can even tell how hard you're pressing on the screen
Joseph Atabay
2
Micro SD card expansion up to 64 gb
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Robin Paterson
1
Blistering speed. Gaming phenomena.
Comment
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 10 Reasons for Android 4.3 Jelly Bean (API level 18)
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Supports 4K resolution
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Allows you to view in ultra-high definition.
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362
The browser has word wrap
Comment
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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342
Supports widgets
Comment
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.
anonymous
279
Is a multi-user system
Comment
Yes
vs
No
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230
Is free and open source
Comment
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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227
Has offline voice recognition
Comment
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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217
Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
206
Supports Java
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
88
Has NFC
Comment
Yes
vs
No
NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.

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

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Top 18 Reasons for the

Apple iPad Air

Compared to Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 - 2014 Edition

anonymous
107
A shade more battery power
Comment
8820 mAh
vs
8200 mAh
7.56% more battery power
anonymous
81
A little thinner
Comment
7.5 mm
vs
7.9 mm
0.40 mm thinner
anonymous
73
Lighter
Comment
469 g
vs
535 g
66 g lighter
anonymous
53
Marginally narrower
Comment
240 mm
vs
243.1 mm
3.10 mm narrower
anonymous
49
Direct updates by OS vendor
Comment
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.
anonymous
49
Has an IPS screen
Comment
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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48
Noticeably more internal storage
Comment
128 GB
vs
32 GB
96 GB more internal storage
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43
Supports 64-bit
Comment
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.
anonymous
42
Modestly shorter
Comment
169.5 mm
vs
171.4 mm
1.90 mm shorter
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38
A little bit less body volume
Comment
305 cm³
vs
329 cm³
7.87% less body volume
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36
Has touch autofocus
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The autofocus is immediately set to the subject by just touching it on the touch screen.
anonymous
35
Distinctly faster downloads
Comment
42 MBits/s
vs
21 MBits/s
2x faster downloads
anonymous
29
Significantly faster uploads
Comment
21 MBits/s
vs
5.76 MBits/s
3.65x faster uploads
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27
Has AirPlay
Comment
Yes
vs
No
AirPlay allows wireless connection of Apple devices with external screens or speakers. You may stream computer screen, video and music from iOS devices, play games like on consoles or present your slideshows easily on your TV.
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24
Has manual exposure
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the exposure.
Hunter Fulton
0
A7 Chip
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A6 Chip
iOS 7.0
Yes
vs
No
Top 3 Reasons for iOS 7.0
anonymous
82
Has turn by turn directions
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The device will signal upcoming turns and prepare you, ensuring you stay on route.
anonymous
25
Has a serial shot mode
Comment
Yes
vs
No
You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
anonymous
24
Supports slow motion video recording
Comment
Yes
vs
No

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

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