Samsung has come out with a new version of tablet, Galaxy Note 10.1. This tablet may seem similar to 10.1 slate but Galaxy note has some features and it also has a stylus. This surely means that now you have the tool to help you jot down anything instantly and prepare notes wherever you are. Nonetheless, the similarity to its another version of Tab2 cannot be denied either but with 10.1 you have the provision of storing the stylus along with the tablet. Let us find out more about this new Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1.
This tablet is said to be redesigned but you still might find it similar to Galaxy tab 2. The only physical difference it seems to have is change in the backside design of the tablet. When you flip it back, you will find the surface glossy. Another interesting thing is that this new tablet has a stylus called the S-Pen. This S-Pen lies hidden near to the device on the right bottom where it is secure from any damage. This stylus is capable of sustaining 256 levels when it comes to pressure sensitivity.
This new input device introduced by Samsung in its latest Tablet contains a feature of Formula Match. This feature enables in conversion and recognition of formulas that are handwritten. Another interesting thing is that you can utilize it to access the database of Wolfram Alpha for additional information on formula. This way using S-Pen students can easily access the online information and gain knowledge.
As soon as you remove the Stylus from the slot of the tablet, the tablet instantly recognizes the action and acknowledges it. The specifically designed app for this stylus enables the functionality and the user is able to use it for data input. Additionally Samsung has also included an app that helps in utilizing the functionality of Adobe, the Adobe Photoshop Touch app.
The screen size of this tablet measures 5.3 inches this makes it convenient to jot notes, scribble doodles or enter other content using stylus. Another interesting thing to notice about this screen is that it has a feature of Multi-screen. This feature enables running multiple apps on the screen within windows frame mode. The apps are clear and easy to run as the 10.1 inches screen is relatively bigger to accommodate them easily. However, the apps designed for this functionality are limited as for now.
Weighing at 600 grams and 8.9mm thickness with support for 3G, this tablet is relatively chunkier than other Android devices. The reason for its bulk might be its 7000mAh battery but the performance is good. It has a resolution of, 280 x 800-pixel that makes it comfortable to view at any given angle. `Additionally, the tablet contains a Windows RT; speculations are also going on that Samsung may come up with an LTE version soon.
Processor and apps
This tablet runs on Ice Cream Sandwich (Android 4.0) along with the technology of TouchWiz interface. If you are looking for proprietary apps and colorful icons then you may find it similar to its predecessor. Powered by 1.4 GHz quad-core Exynos processor and has a RAM of 2GB. You can easily make calls and even text without any trouble. The apps loaded on the tablet are quick to respond to touch. Other features include a 1.9 mp front-facing camera for video chat and a rear facing five mp camera to capture images and shoot videos.
The feature of Smart Stay is included in the camera app that helps detecting user’s eyes and keeps the screen bright. This way whenever you are reading an e-book or indulging in an activity on your tablet the screen will be bright; as soon as you take your eyes off it, it will be dim again. Another interesting feature is pre-loaded by the name of Pop Up Play to enable video play within a window so that you can run other apps simultaneously. If you want to watch a video, you can adjust the size accordingly while the apps are running on the background.
Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 has a micro SD card slot that enables in memory expansion up to 64GB. Interestingly this tablet comes with a pre-loaded app to enable the functionality of infrared to utilize the universal remote control feature. Now you can easily use it for controlling the functions of Samsung entertainment devices at home.
All that can be said about Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 is that it has a good deal of features to attract majority of users especially the inclusion of Stylus that makes it easier to input data.