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Galaxy Note 10.1 released August 16th competes with iPad [Sponsored Video]

Samsung has released the Galaxy note 10.1  on August 16th. The price starts at $499 for the basic model with 16 GB storage and $549 for the 32 GB model it also has a expandable with a memory slot. Reviews are already starting.

The Galaxy note is slated to compete directly with Apple’s iPad being close to their price points. The tablet also features a stylus pen to interact with apps on the screen. Another great feature that the iPad does not include is that you can run 2 apps at the same time side by side and interact with both.

Specifications:

The note will feature a Quad-core processor running at 1.4 Ghz with 2GB of ram and a 1280×800 resolution display. The screen on the note is 10.1 inches compared to the iPad’s 9.7 inch screen. So the note will be a little bigger than the current iPad and a lower resolution, the current iPad sports a 2048×1536 retina display. The Galaxy Note will also be packaged with Android Ice Cream 4.0.

I believe that the loss of resolution is made up for the quad core processor and side by side app multitasking features.

Here is a specification comparison side by side with the iPad.

Galaxy Note 10.1

— Price: $499 for 16 gigabytes of storage, $549 for 32 gigabytes

— Screen size: 10.1 inches diagonally

— Screen resolution: 1280 by 800 pixels

— Weight: 1.3 pounds

— Cameras: low-resolution front camera, 5-megapixel back.

— Battery life: 9 hours.

— Operating system: Google’s Android

iPad

— Screen size: 9.7 inches diagonally

— Screen resolution: 2048 by 1536 pixels

— Weight: 1.44 pounds

— Cameras: 5-megapixel camera on back and a low-resolution camera on front, for videoconferencing

— Battery life: 10 hours.

— Operating system: Apple’s iOS

The Galaxy Note 10.1 looks like a tablet that may actually compete with the iPad until Apple comes out with a newer version. With the Galaxy Note coming in with a $499 starting point, the price is exactly the same as the 16gb iPad 3 currently available at Apple. Both tablets have their ups and downs, the iPad 3 has a higher screen resolution and longer battery life while the Note has a quad-core processor and side by side app multitasking. The choice is yours, which tablet would you choose? Check out the video below for more information. This video is sponsored by Samsung.

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Matt
I was a Computer and Information Technology student at Purdue University. I have always wanted my own website and have been fascinated with technology my entire life. So here I am, what's next?
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