Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1

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Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1
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Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1
Also known asGT-N8000 (3G & Wifi)
GT-N8005 (GT-N8000 TR-Model, no voice-calls)
GT-N8010, GT-N8013 (Wifi)
GT-N8020 (LTE, 3G & Wifi)
ManufacturerSamsung Electronics
Product familyGalaxy Note
TypeTablet
Release date27 February 2012;
7 years ago
 (2012-02-27)
Operating systemAndroid 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich with TouchWiz UI, upgradeable to Android 4.4.2 KitKat.[1] Unofficial LineageOS based on Android 6.x Marshmallow and 7.x Nougat available.
System-on-chip usedSamsung Exynos 4412
CPU1.4 GHz quad-core ARM Cortex-A9 processor
MemoryGB RAM[2]
Storage16, 32 and 64 GB models
(+ up to 64 GB with microSD card)
Display10.1 in (260 mm) LCD with WXGA (1280×800) resolution 16:10 aspect ratio
SoundSurround speakers
InputCapacitive touchscreen and Wacom digitizer, supporting 1,024 levels of sensitivity
CameraRear: 5 Mpx Recording Video Full HD Video (1080p) at 30 fps, x4 Digital zoom, auto-focus with LED Flash
Front: 1.9 Mpx Recording Video (720p) at 30 fps
Connectivity3.5 mm TRRS; Wi-Fi (802.11a/b/g/n 2.4 & 5 GHz) with Channel bonding; Wi-Fi Direct; Bluetooth 4.0; Optional 3G; USB Host (OTG) 2.0 and HDMI via separate dongle
Power7,000 mAh
Online servicesGoogle Play
Samsung Apps
DimensionsH 257.8 mm
W 175.3 mm
D 8.9 mm[2]
Mass3G model: 600 g
Wi-Fi model: 597 g
SuccessorSamsung Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Edition
Related articlesSamsung Galaxy Note II
Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1
Websitegalaxynote10.1

The Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 is a 10.1-inch tablet computer designed, developed and marketed by Samsung Electronics. The tablet runs Android 4.1.2 (Android 4.4.1 in Europe) and serves as a platform for multimedia consumption including movies, music, and web browsing. It is the second entry in the Samsung Galaxy Note range, which emphasises the use of a stylus, officially named S-Pen (S standing for Samsung), as an input device for tasks such as sketching and note-taking.

Details[edit]

The Note 10.1 was originally unveiled on 27 February 2012 at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, with a 1.4 GHz dual-core processor.[4] The tablet was released in Germany, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates on 6 August 2012. This final version of the tablet incorporates a 1.4 GHz quad-core Exynos processor.[5] The tablet comes with 16, 32 and 64 GB of internal storage, and 2 GB of DDR3 RAM. The Note 10.1 was launched in the United States, the United Kingdom, and South Korea on 16 August.[6]

Samsung has begun rolling out Android 4.4.2 KitKat[1] upgrade in Europe, both as an over-the-air update and through Samsung Kies. Samsung has customized the interface with its updated TouchWiz UX software.

Reception[edit]

The Note 10.1 was well received by numerous technology outlets. Dave Oliver of Wired UK technology magazine gave a rating of 9 out of 10. The Note 10.1 was praised for its versatility, fast processor, writing interface, expandable memory and quality camera and described as a worthy challenger to the iPad.[7] TechCrunch stated that the tablet was "awesome, great, and brilliant," with a bunch of S-pen optimized apps as a great feature.[8]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 Kitkat 4.4.2 update itcse.com, Retrieved 2014-06-1.
  2. ^ a b Galaxy Note 10.1 on Samsung UK website
  3. ^ "Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 Hands-On". Your Tech Report. 16 August 2012. Retrieved 15 October 2012.
  4. ^ Cooper, Daniel (2012-02-27). "Samsung announces Galaxy Note 10.1 at MWC (update: hands-on photos!)". Engadget.com. Retrieved 2013-07-10.
  5. ^ "Samsung Pushes out the Galaxy Note 10.1 in Germany, UAE - International Business Times". Au.ibtimes.com. 2012-08-08. Retrieved 2013-07-10.
  6. ^ "Note 10.1 to have better processor than expected".
  7. ^ "Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 review". wired.co.uk. 18 September 2012. Retrieved 2012-01-02.
  8. ^ Velazc, Chris (2012-08-15). "Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 Review". TechCrunch. Retrieved 2012-08-15.

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Preceded by
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Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1
2012
Succeeded by
Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Edition