The New iPad is the hottest tablet of this season. Apple iPad 3 comes with brilliant Retina display, powerful quad core graphics processor and improved camera. Apple has already sold millions of iPad 3 in just few days after its official release on 16th March. On the other side Samsung Galaxy Tab is most popular Android tablet pc. This year in Mobile World Congress (MWC) Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 was announced. It is the bigger brother of popular Samsung Galaxy Note which is a phone cum tablet. Samsung also announced Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1), newer version of Galaxy Tab 10.1. Previously we have compared Apple iPad 3 vs iPad 2 and Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1) vs Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1, today we are going to compare specifications of  The new iPad with Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 and Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1).

The New iPad vs Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1)

  The New iPad (iPad 3) Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1)
Dimensions 241.2 x 185.7 x 9.4 mm 256.7 x 175.3 x 8.9 mm 256.6 x 175.3 x 9.7 mm
Weight 662 gm 583 gm 588 gm
Screen 9.7 inch IPS display with 1536 x 2048 resolutions 10.1 inch PLS display with 800 x 1280 resolutions 10.1 inch PLS display with 800 x 1280 resolutions
Processor 1 Ghz Dual core 1.4 Ghz dual core 1 Ghz Dual core
GPU Quad core PowerVR SGX543MP4 Mali-400MP PowerVR SGX540 GPU
Memory 16/32/64 GB internal 16/32/64 GB internal 16/32/64 GB internal
Micro SD slot No Yes Yes
Camera 5 MP 3.15 MP 3.15 MP
LED Flash No Yes No
Front Camera VGA 2 MP 2 MP
Video Recording Full HD 1080P @ 30fps Full HD 1080P @ 30fps Full HD 720P @ 30fps
Bluetooth v3.0 with A2DP V4.0 with A2DP v3.0 with A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi a/b/g/n Wi-Fi a/b/g/n Wi-Fi a/b/g/n
3G DC-HSDPA  42 Mbps, EVDO HSDPA 21 Mbps HSDPA 21 Mbps
4G LTE 73 Mbps No No
Operating System iOS 5.1 Android 4.0 (ICS) Android 4.0 (ICS)
S-Pen No Yes No
Adobe Flash No Yes Yes
Battery 11,560 mAh 7000 mAh 7000 mAh


From the above comparison it is clear that the new iPad has many advantages over both Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 and Tab 2 (10.1). The new iPad with super high resolution 1536 x 2048 Retina display, powerful graphics processor,  5 MP iSight camera, 4G support with 73 Mbps and long battery life is a desirable gadget of this year. On the other hand Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 is lighter and thinner than iPad 3 and it has S-Pen support for taking quick notes, making sketch on the go. It also has many S-Pen optimized Android apps, Micro SD card support for future memory extension, LED flash and better front camera.

Which Tablet you like to buy? The new iPad or Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 or Galaxy Tab 2 10.1? 

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2 Responses to Apple iPad 3 Vs Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 Vs Galaxy Note 10.1 Fight!

  1. jimmy says:

    I my case I would and I have bought the Galaxay Tab 2, because it supports my tv and the other way around. Meaning that I can see tv on the tablet from any room in the house, so when I’m cooking the tablet is on the table. 😉
    It make cooking a lot more fun. 😉

    But the end it comes down to what is it you need…

  2. DavZ says:

    iPad 3 Tech Bluetooth is 4.0
    Bluetooth 4.0 technology

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