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Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 - 2014 Edition vs Apple iPad Air

Top 31 Reasons for the

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 - 2014 Edition

Compared to Apple iPad Air

anonymous
155
Substantially faster CPU clock speed
Comment
4 x 1.8 GHz
vs
2 x 1.3 GHz
2.77x faster CPU clock speed
anonymous
117
Significantly higher resolution
Comment
2560x1600 px
vs
2048x1536 px
30.21% higher resolution
anonymous
108
Higher pixel density
Comment
299 ppi
vs
264 ppi
13.26% higher pixel density
anonymous
105
Distinctly more RAM memory
Comment
3 GB
vs
1 GB
2 GB more RAM memory
anonymous
98
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
97
A bit 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
73
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.
anonymous
62
Has USB mass storage support
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
anonymous
60
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
56
Appreciably more megapixels (photo)
Comment
8 MP
vs
5 MP
1.60x more megapixels (photo)
anonymous
46
Has a flash
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
anonymous
43
Measurably narrower
Comment
171.4 mm
vs
240 mm
68.60 mm narrower
anonymous
38
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
36
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
35
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
34
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
33
Has manual ISO
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the ISO level.
Martin Thoma
5
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)
anonymous
511
Supports 4K resolution
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Allows you to view in ultra-high definition.
anonymous
331
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
325
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.
anonymous
236
Is a multi-user system
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
196
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.
anonymous
192
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.
anonymous
174
Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
171
Supports Java
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
77
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...

Yes
vs
No

Top 17 Reasons for the

Apple iPad Air

Compared to Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 - 2014 Edition

anonymous
97
A shade more battery power
Comment
8820 mAh
vs
8200 mAh
7.56% more battery power
anonymous
75
A little bit thinner
Comment
7.5 mm
vs
7.9 mm
0.40 mm thinner
anonymous
63
Lighter
Comment
469 g
vs
535 g
66 g lighter
anonymous
48
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
47
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.
anonymous
43
Measurably more internal storage
Comment
128 GB
vs
32 GB
96 GB more internal storage
anonymous
40
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
36
Vastly shorter
Comment
169.5 mm
vs
243.1 mm
73.60 mm shorter
anonymous
36
A tad less body volume
Comment
305 cm³
vs
329 cm³
7.87% less body volume
anonymous
35
Considerably faster downloads
Comment
42 MBits/s
vs
21 MBits/s
2x faster downloads
anonymous
35
Has touch autofocus
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The autofocus is immediately set to the subject by just touching it on the touch screen.
anonymous
29
Explicitly faster uploads
Comment
21 MBits/s
vs
5.76 MBits/s
3.65x faster uploads
anonymous
26
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.
anonymous
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
67
Has turn by turn directions
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The device will signal upcoming turns and prepare you, ensuring you stay on route.
anonymous
24
Has a serial shot mode
Comment
Yes
vs
No
You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
anonymous
21
Supports slow motion video recording
Comment
Yes
vs
No

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

Yes
vs
No

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