Comparison between:
- Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 N8000
- Sony Xperia Tablet S

Brand and model

Information about the brand, model and model alias (if any) of a specific device.

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 N8000Sony Xperia Tablet S
Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 N8000Sony Xperia Tablet S
Model aliasGalaxy Note 800
Galaxy Note 10.1 3G & WiFi
GT-N8000
N8000
SGPT121
SGPT122

Design

Information about the dimensions and weight of the device, shown in different measurement units. Body materials, available colors, certifications.

Width262 mm
26.2 cm
0.86 ft
10.315 in
239.8 mm
23.98 cm
0.787 ft
9.441 in
Height180 mm
18 cm
0.591 ft
7.087 in
174.4 mm
17.44 cm
0.572 ft
6.866 in
Thickness8.9 mm
0.89 cm
0.029 ft
0.35 in
8.8 mm
0.88 cm
0.029 ft
0.346 in
Weight600 g
1.32 lbs
21.16 oz
570 g
1.26 lbs
20.11 oz
Volume419.72 cm³
25.49 in³
368.03 cm³
22.35 in³
ColorsWhite
Gray
Silver
Certification-IPX4

SIM card

The Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) is used in mobile devices for storing data authenticating the subscribers of mobile services.

SIM card typeMini-SIM-
Number of SIM cards1-

Networks

A mobile (cellular) network is a radio system, which allows a large number of mobile devices to communicate with each other.

GSMGSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
-
UMTSUMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
-

Mobile network technologies and bandwidth

Communication between devices within mobile networks is realized via various generations of network technologies, which provide different bandwidth.

Mobile network technologiesUMTS
EDGE Class 12
GPRS Class 12
HSPA+
-

Operating system

Operating system is the system software, which manages and controls the functioning of the hardware components of the device.

Operating system (OS)Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich
Android 4.1 Jelly Bean
Android 4.4 KitKat
Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich
Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean

System on Chip (SoC)

A system on a chip (SoC) includes into a single chip some of the main hardware components of the mobile device.

SoCSamsung Exynos 4 Quad 4412Nvidia Tegra 3 T30L
Process technology32 nm40 nm
CPUARM Cortex-A9ARM Cortex-A9
CPU bits32 bit32 bit
Instruction setARMv7ARMv7
Level 1 cache memory (L1)32 KB + 32 KB32 KB + 32 KB
Level 2 cache memory (L2)1024 KB
1 MB
1024 KB
1 MB
CPU cores45
CPU frequency1400 MHz1300 MHz
GPUARM Mali-400 MP4ULP GeForce
GPU cores412
GPU frequency440 MHz416 MHz
RAM capacity2 GB1 GB
RAM typeLPDDR2DDR3-L
RAM channelsDouble channelSingle channel
RAM frequency400 MHz1500 MHz
-8 pixel shaders
4 vertex shaders

Storage

Every mobile device has a built-in storage (internal memory) with a fixed capacity.

Storage16 GB
32 GB
64 GB
16 GB
32 GB
64 GB

Memory cards

Memory cards are used in mobile devices for expanding their external storage capacity.

TypesmicroSD
microSDHC
microSDXC
SDHC
SD

Display

The display of a mobile device is characterized by its technology, resolution, pixel density, diagonal length, color depth, etc.

Type/technologyPLSTFT
Diagonal size10.1 in
256.54 mm
25.65 cm
9.4 in
238.76 mm
23.88 cm
Width8.56 in
217.55 mm
21.75 cm
7.97 in
202.47 mm
20.25 cm
Height5.35 in
135.97 mm
13.6 cm
4.98 in
126.54 mm
12.65 cm
Aspect ratio1.6:1
16:10
1.6:1
16:10
Resolution1280 x 800 pixels1280 x 800 pixels
Pixel density149 ppi
58 ppcm
161 ppi
63 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area62.92 %61.46 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Capacitive
Multi-touch
-Sony Mobile BRAVIA Engine
Oleophobic (lipophobic) coating

Sensors

Different sensors measure different physical quantities and convert them into signals recognizable by the mobile device.

SensorsAccelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope

Rear camera

The primary camera of the mobile device is usually placed on its back and can be combined with one or more additional cameras.

Sensor type-CMOS BSI
Flash typeLED-
Image resolution2592 x 1944 pixels
5.04 MP
3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps
FeaturesAutofocus
Digital zoom
Geotagging
Panorama
White balance settings
Autofocus
Geotagging

Front camera

Modern smartphones have one or more front cameras and their positioning has led to various design concepts – pop-up camera, rotating camera, notch, punch hole, under-display camera, etc.

Video resolution1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP
1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP
1.9 MP1 MP

Audio

Information about the type of speakers and the audio technologies supported by the device.

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Stereo speakers
Loudspeaker
Stereo speakers

Radio

The radio in a mobile device is a built-in FM radio receiver.

RadioNoNo

Tracking/Positioning

Information about the positioning and navigation technologies supported by the device.

Tracking/PositioningGPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
GPS

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi is a technology that provides wireless data connections between various devices within a short range.

Wi-Fi802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot

Bluetooth

Bluetooth is a standard for secure wireless data transfer between different types of devices over short distances.

Version4.03.0
FeaturesA2DP
AVRCP
GAVDP
GAP
GOEP
HFP
HID
HSP
LE
OPP
SPP
A2DP

USB

The Universal Serial Bus (USB) is an industry standard that allows different electronic devices to exchange data.

Connector type-Micro USB
Version2.02.0
FeaturesHost
Proprietary
Charging
Host

HDMI

The High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) is considered to be the digital alternative of the analog audio/video interface standards.

HDMIMicro USB to HDMI MHL adapterMicro USB to HDMI MHL adapter

Headphone jack

The headphone jack is an audio phone connector, a.k.a. an audio jack. The most widely used one in mobile devices is the 3.5 mm headphone jack.

Headphone jackYesYes

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

ConnectivityComputer sync
OTA sync
SyncML
Tethering
Computer sync
OTA sync
Infrared
Tethering
DLNA

Browser

A web browser is a software application for accessing, fetching, displaying and navigating through information on the World Wide Web.

BrowserHTML
Flash
HTML
HTML5

Audio file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various audio file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital audio data.

Audio file formats/codecs3GPP
AAC
AAC+
AMR
eAAC+
MP3
AAC
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV

Video file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various video file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital video data.

Video file formats/codecs3GPP
H.263
H.264
MPEG-4
WMV
H.263
H.264
MPEG-4
WMV

Battery

The batteries of mobile devices differ in capacity and technology. They provide the electrical charge needed for the functioning of the devices.

Capacity7000 mAh6000 mAh
TypeLi-IonLi-Ion
2G talk time40 h
2400 min
1.7 days
-
2G stand-by time2230 h
133800 min
92.9 days
-
3G talk time40 h
2400 min
1.7 days
-
3G stand-by time2230 h
133800 min
92.9 days
-
FeaturesNon-removableNon-removable
Charging connector - proprietaryBattery life - up to 12 h

Specific Absorption Rate (SAR)

The SAR rating shows the amount of electromagnetic radiation absorbed by the human body when using a mobile device, expressed in W/kg.

Body SAR (EU)0.697 W/kg-
Body SAR (USA)1.1 W/kg-

Additional features

Some devices have additional features, different from the standard ones above, but equally important and worth mentioning.

Additional featuresS Pen stylus-
 Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 N8000Sony Xperia Tablet S