Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 has many cool features like the Multi Window, which allows you to access multiple applications in the same time. With the Air View you can preview a folder’s content without being forced to open it. Also, with this tablet you can send via e-mail handwritten notes, you can draw/write notes on pictures with the S pen etc. iPad 4 comes with the retina display, that supports 3.1 million pixels. You can capture 1080p HD videos with the iSight camera, which has an automatic video stabilization to prevent the videos from appearing with lots of “shakes”.
Displays and designs
The Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 has a bigger display, which is a 10.1 inch LCD touch screen that renders a resolution of 2560x1600pixels, while the iPad 4’s display supports a resolution of only 1536×2048 pixels, because the screen is only of 9.7 inches.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 is weighting 540 grams and it measures 243.1×171.4×7.9 mm, while the iPad 4 is a lot heavier, weighting 662 grams and it comes with these dimensions: 241.2×185.7×9.4 mm.
Hardware and operating systems
The Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 is powered by a 2.3 GHz quad core processor, and it’s equipped with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 chipset. There are three variants of internal memories you can choose from: 16GB and 32GB (expandable by up to 64 GB) and a 64GB variant of internal storage. It has 3 GB of RAM.
The iPad 4 comes has a less powerful dual-core processor, clocked at 1.4 GHz, and it also has an Apple A6X chipset. This device has four variants of unexpandable internal memories: 16GB, 32GB, 64GB and 128 GB.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 has 3 GB of RAM, while the iPad 4 is equipped with only 1 GB of RAM.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 has an 8 MP primary camera (auto focus + LED flash) and a 2 MP secondary camera. The iPad 4 has a 5 MP primary camera and a secondary camera of only 1.2 MP.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 16 GB variant costs on amazon.com 448 dollars. The iPad 4 16 GB variant costs 412 dollars.