Samsung Galaxy Note 800 Pros and Cons

The Samsung Galaxy Note 800 has been our for a while now, an Android tablet that is probably the best Android slate from the Samsung camp to date, and just so our readers are aware, the tablet is known as the Samsung Galaxy Note 800 over in India, but its global name is the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 N8000.

And today the guys over at Think Digit got hold of the Samsung Galaxy Note 800 and gave the tablet a review, and say that the device brings some impressive specs and nifty features to the tablet, along with that S Pen functionality, but can the Android slate compete with the likes of the Asus Transformer Prime and Apple iPad?

So let’s take a look at the spec differences between the new iPad, the Asus Transformer Prime, and the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1

Kicking off with the new kid on the block, the Samsung Galaxy Note 800…the tablet has a 10.1-inch PLS TFT display with 1280 x 800 resolution, 5 megapixel rear facing camera, 1.9 megapixel front facing camera, a 1.4 GHz quad core Exynos 4412 processor, Mali-400MP GPU, 2GB RAM, 16GB/32GB/64GB storage, microSD expansion up to 64GB, TouchWiz UI, runs Android Ice Cream Sandwich, has a 7000mAh battery, is 8.9mm thick and weighs 600 grams.

The Asus Transformer Prime offers a 10.1-inch Super IPS+ LCD with 1280 x 800 resolution, 8 megapixel rear facing camera, 1.2 megapixel front facing shooter, a 1.3GHz quad core Cortex A-9 Tegra 3 processor, ULP GeForce GPU, 1GB RAM, 16GB/32GB/64GB storage, microSD expansion up to 32GB, Waveshare UI, runs Android Ice Cream Sandwich, has a 6930mAh battery, is 8.3mm thick and weighs 586 grams.

The new iPad offers a 9.7-inch LED backlit IPS display with 1536 x 2048 resolution, 5 megapixel rear facing camera, a VGA front facing snapper, a 1GHz dual core Cortex A9 Apple A5X processor, PowerVR SGX543MP4 GPU, 1GB RAM, 16GB/32GB/64GB storage, no microSD expansion, runs iOS 5, has a 11560mAh battery, is 9.4mm thick and weighs 662 grams.

The guys have come up with a couple of pros and cons for the Samsung Galaxy Note 800, the pros being the device delivers excellent performance, has a great display, and solid battery life, whilst the cons are, the multiscreen functionality can be somewhat laggy, and the tablet has a plasticky build.

In conclusion they feel the Galaxy Note 800is the best Android slate they have seen to date and surpasses the Asus Transformer Prime in raw performance.

So there you have it the pros and cons with the Galaxy Note 800 and spec comparison between the three rival slates, and just so our readers in India have a price comparison, the Galaxy Note 800 price is RS.40,000, the Transformer Prime is RS. 50,000, whilst the new iPad is RS. 38,900, RS. 44,900, and RS. 50,900.

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