Samsung GALAXY Note Apple iPad 2

Samsung Galaxy Note vs Apple iPad 2

Samsung GALAXY Note

Reasons to consider the Galaxy Note

4G, Android-2.3.5
Weight Much lighter 178 g vs 607 g 3.4x lighter
Size Much smaller 83×147×10 mm vs 186×241×9 mm 3.4x smaller
Network Much faster max data speeds HSPA+ (84 mbps) vs HSDPA (14.4 mbps) Higher theoretical max data transfer speeds over cell networks (around 6x faster)
Screen type OLED screen Super AMOLED vs LCD The Note has a OLED screen, which are generally brighter and more vivid
Screen PPI Significantly higher PPI screen 284 PPI vs 131 PPI More than 2x crisper display of text, images and video
Bluetooth Newer bluetooth support 3.0 vs 2.1 Typically faster data transfer and lower power consumption connecting to other bluetooth devices
Internal storage More internal storage 32 GB vs 16 GB 2x more internal storage, which means more music, photos and movies
Processor Faster processor Unknown, 1400 MHz vs Unknown, 1000 MHz More powerful processor, snappier and more responsive (40% faster)
Movie format Higher resolution movies 1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps Shoots higher resolution Full HD (1080p) video
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen 800x1,280 vs 768x1,024 More than 30% higher resolution screen
Apple iPad 2

Reasons to consider the iPad 2

3.5G, Apple iOS 5.0
Screen size Much larger screen 9.7"" vs 5.3"" More than 3.5x larger screen
App store More apps available iPhone App Store vs Android App Market The iPhone App Store has over 500,000 apps vs 400,000 (around 30% more)
Thickness Slightly thinner 9 mm vs 10 mm Around 10% thinner


Common Pros and Cons

Compared to recent cellphones

Pros Cons
Screen size Large screens
iPad 29.7""
Thickness Thin
Note10 mm
iPad 29 mm
GPS Have assisted GPS
Assisted GPS
Multi-touch Both support multi-touch
Intuitive gestures such as pinch to zoom
Screen resolution High resolution screens
iPad 2768x1,024
Touchscreen type Touch sensitive screens
Easy to use with your fingers
Wifi Both have fairly fast wifi support
802.11n (150 mbps)
Network Fast data transfer
NoteHSPA+ (84 mbps)
iPad 2HSDPA (14.4 mbps)
compatibility-score Works with many headphones
Weight Heavy
Note178 g
iPad 2607 g


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Which phone do you like, and why?

Showing 9 comments

Avatar for Nabil De Vinci Nabil De Vinci (8:26 PM, May 21, 2013)
the iPad 5 is the best !!!!!
wvvllvvw (5:17 PM, December 04, 2012)
sukhman - you are soooo completely incorrect, it's amazing. Half the WORLD is under Apple products? Are you kidding? Why do you fanboys even exist? Seriously.
Avatar for China Crisis China Crisis (3:36 AM, November 17, 2012)
note is better
yero (9:58 AM, September 19, 2012)
It depends were you use it for.. For fun i would take the note but ipad is more for busness.
Ryan (4:08 PM, August 24, 2012)
Ipad is market dominance...and one othing which i would like to tell they comapred 16. Model of ipad thereis 2more 32 and 64.... Ipad is much better....note is shit....large screen worthless......yuck...
Pahan1996 (7:05 PM, April 21, 2012)
notes better
Krishna (8:23 AM, February 09, 2012)
iPad is definitely a trend setter, but NOTE is a better option.
sukhman (1:15 PM, February 05, 2012)
ipad2 best (apple has worldwide reputation and name).Today more than the half of the world is under apple products.
Aaa (0:19 AM, January 27, 2012)
Note no dude