Galaxy Note 10.1 vs iPad vs Nexus 7 vs Surface Pro vs Eee Pad Transformer Prime

With Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1. arriving in the market, let us take a look at its key specifications, compared with existing and upcoming competitors.

(1) Display

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1: 10.1-inch PLS TFT touchscreen, compatible with S Pen stylus and featuring multi-screen

Apple new iPad: 9.7-inch IPS LED touchscreen with Retina display technology

Microsoft Surface Pro: 10.6-inch ClearType touchscreen

Google Nexus 7: 7-inch IPS touchscreen

Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime: 10.1-inch Super IPS LED touchscreen

(2) Operating system

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1: Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) with TouchWiz UI and Live Panes UX

Apple new iPad: iOS 5.1

Microsoft Surface Pro: Windows 8 Pro

Google Nexus 7: Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean)

Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime: Android 3.2 (Honeycomb), upgradable to Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich)

(3) Processor and RAM

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1: 1GHz quad-core processor, 2GB RAM

Apple new iPad: 1GHz dual-core processor, 1GB RAM

Microsoft Surface: Not declared by company

Google Nexus 7: 1.3GHz quad-core processor, 1GB RAM

Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime: 1.3GHz quad-core processor, 1GB RAM

(4) Memory

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1: 16GB, 32GB, 64GB built-in, expandable up to 64GB via microSD card

Apple new iPad: 16GB, 32GB, 64GB

Microsoft Surface Pro: 64GB, 128GB

Google Nexus 7: 8GB, 16GB

Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime: 32GB, 64GB

(5) Camera

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1: 5MP camera with autofocus, geo-tagging and LED flash on the back, 1080p@30fps recording; 1.9MP front camera

Apple new iPad: 5MP iSight rear camera with autofocus, 1080p@30fps recording; VGA FaceTime front camera

Microsoft Surface Pro: LifeCam cameras on front as well as rear, resolution not declared by company

Google Nexus 7: 1.2 MP camera in the front panel

Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime: 8MP rear camera with flash; 1.2MP front camera

(6) Connectivity

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1: Wi-Fi, 3G, 4G, Bluetooth 4.0, USB 2.0 host, MHL, infrared

Apple new iPad: Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0 with A2DP, HSDPA, 4G, USB 2.0

Microsoft Surface: microSDXC, USB 3.0, Mini DisplayPort Video, 2×2 MIMO antennae

Google Nexus 7: Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, NFC, microUSB 2.0

Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime: Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 2.1+EDR, microHDMI, microSD card reader, USB 2.0, SD card reader

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