• Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014 Edition) vs Microsoft Surface 2 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4

Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014 Edition) vs Microsoft Surface 2 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Microsoft Samsung
Announced September 2013 September 2013 June 2014
Status Available - October 2013 Available - October 2013 Available - July 2014
Colors Black, White Dark Titanium White, Black
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 243.1 x 171.4 x 7.9 mm
(9.57 x 6.75 x 0.31 in)
274.6 x 172.5 x 8.9 mm
(10.81 x 6.79 x 0.35 in)
212.8 x 125.6 x 6.6 mm
(8.38 x 4.94 x 0.26 in)
Weight 540 g (WiFi)/ 535 g (3G)/ 547 g (LTE) (19.05 oz (WiFi)/ 18.87 oz (0.11G)/ 19.29 oz (LTE)) 675.9 g (23.81.0.32 oz) 294 g (10.37 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 No No
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 No No
4G Network LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 - LTE version - -
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM , Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features - - Fingerprint sensor

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.3 (Jelly Bean) Microsoft Windows 8.1 RT Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat)
Processor Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400 (LTE model) / Quad-core 1.9 GHz Cortex-A15 & quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7, Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 Quad-core 1.7 GHz Cortex-A15, Nvidia Tegra 4 T40 Quad-core 1.9 GHz Cortex-A15 & quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7, Exynos 5 Octa 5420
GPU Adreno 330 (LTE model) ULP GeForce (72 cores) Mali-T628 MP6
RAM 3 GB 2 GB 3 GB
Internal Memory 16/32/64 GB storage 32/64 GB storage 32/64 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type Super clear LCD capacitive touchscreen TFT capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 10.1 inches 10.6 inches 8.4 inches
Resolution 2560 x 1600 pixels (299 ppi) 1920 x 1080 pixels (208 ppi) 1600 x 2560 pixels (359 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 70.94% 65.28% 76.71%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio Stereo FM radio with RDS No No
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 5 MP, 2592х1936 pixels 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Face And Smile Detection Auto focus, Geo-tagging Auto focus, Geo-tagging
Video Yes, 1080p@60fps (LTE model) Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] Yes, 3.5 MP, 1080p@30fps videos [Similar] Yes, 2.1 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes No No
Edge Yes No No
3G HSDPA, 42 Mbps (LTE model), 21 Mbps (3G model); HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; No No
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0, USB Host Yes, USB v3.0, USB Host support Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32/64 GB storage, 3 GB RAM 32/64 GB storage, 2 GB RAM 32/64 GB, 3 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 128 GB
USB OTG Supported Supported -

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported fingerprint supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor not present proximity sensor not present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
NFC NFC not supported NFC not supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Li-Po Battery Non-removable Li-Ion battery Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 8220 mAh - 4900 mAh
Stand by Up to 2230 h - -
Talk Time Up to 10 h (Multimedia & 2G)
Up to 49 h (3G)
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