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Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1: What's changed?

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1: What's changed?
Sarah Silbert
Sarah Silbert|September 4, 2013 1:30 PM

Unlike the Galaxy Note, which has received an annual update since it first launched at IFA, the Galaxy Note 10.1 hasn't been refreshed since its debut over a year ago. Lest you think Samsung forgot about its larger S-Pen device, the company just outed a 2014 edition. A lot can change in two years, so just how does the new Note 10.1 stack up to the original? Follow us past the break to find out.

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Galaxy Note 10.1 (2012) Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014)
Dimensions 10.32 x 7.09 x 0.35 inches (262 x 180 x 8.9mm) 9.57 x 6.75 x 0.31 inches (243.1 x 171.4 x 7.9mm)
Weight 21.06 oz. (597g) 18.87 oz. (535g)
Screen size 10.1 inches 10.1 inches
Screen resolution 1,280 x 800 (150 ppi) 2,560 x 1,600 (299 ppi)
Screen type WXGA LCD WQXGA Super Clear LCD
Battery 7,000mAh 8,220mAh
Internal storage 16 / 32 / 64GB 16/ 32 / 64GB
External storage microSD (up to 64GB) microSD (up to 64GB)
Rear camera 5MP 8MP
Front-facing cam 1.9MP 2MP
Video capture 720p 1080p
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4 and 5 GHz) 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4 and 5 GHz)
Bluetooth Version 4.0 Version 4.0
SoC 1.4GHz quad-core Exynos 2.3GHz quad-core processor / 1.9GHz octa-core processor (varies by market)
Operating system Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich(upgraded to 4.1.2) Android 4.3 Jelly Bean

Zach Honig contributed to this report.
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Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1: What's changed?