Nvidia Tegra Note  vs Apple iPad 4 

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Announced September, 2013

Nvidia Tegra Note

  • 7"
  • 16 GB
  • Android
Front view of Nvidia Tegra Note
8.5 Out of 10
In terms of price the Nvidia Tegra Note will set you back $199, or £179 in the UK (around AU$215), but a release date is still currently unknown.
by TechRadar (Nov, 2013)
Released November, 2012

Apple iPad 4

  • 9.7"
  • 64 GB
  • WiFi
  • iOS 6
Front view of Apple iPad 4
8.4 Out of 10
Even now, the 9.7-inch Retina display on the iPad 4 is a marvelous thing to behold – mainly because it’s super detailed thanks to its 2048 x 1536 resolution, which puts up an admirable pixel density of 264 ppi.
by PhoneArena (Nov, 2012)

TabletRocket Review Our evaluation of Note vs 4


Processing power and speed

iPad 4
Passmark and Geekbench


3D and 2D graphics

Tegra Note
iPad 4
GLBenchmark 2.5 and GLBenchmark 2.7

Battery Life

How long will the battery last

iPad 4
Battery life


How do our trusted review sites rank these products?

Tegra Note
iPad 4
Reviews from techradar.com

TabletRocket Score

Performance, Graphics, Battery Life and Reviews

iPad 4

Nvidia Tegra Note 

TabletRocket recommends the Nvidia Tegra Note  based on its performance.

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Which tablet has better performance for the money?

Tegra Note
iPad 4

Nvidia Tegra Note 

TabletRocket recommends the Nvidia Tegra Note  for those concerned with getting the most for their dollar.

Benchmarks Real world tests of Tegra Note vs iPad 4

geekbench Processor and memory performance

iPad 4

passmark Processor performance including multiple coresData courtesy Passmark

Tegra Note
iPad 4

GLBenchmark 2.7 3D graphics performance

Tegra Note
18.4 fps
iPad 4
17.3 fps

GLBenchmark 2.5 3D graphics performance

Tegra Note
51.3 fps
iPad 4
54.4 fps

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Nvidia Tegra Note

Reasons to consider the
Nvidia Tegra Note

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More processing power 3,406 vs 1,338 More than 2.5x better passmark score
Faster graphics 18.4 fps vs 17.3 fps More than 5% better GLBenchmark 2.7 score
More cores Quad core vs Dual core Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
Supported card formats microSD vs None Supports supported card formats
Lighter 320 g vs 652 g 2x lighter
Faster processor 1.8 GHz vs 1.4 GHz Around 30% faster processor; run computation-intensive applications, such as photo editing, faster
Better performance per dollar 2.45 pt/$ vs 1.13 pt/$ Around 2.2x better performance per dollar
Smaller 119 x 199 x 9.6 mm vs 241 x 186 x 9.4 mm More than 45% smaller
Bottom view of Apple iPad 4

Reasons to consider the
Apple iPad 4

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Much more storage capacity 64 GB vs 16 GB 4x more storage capacity; Holds more music, movies and photos
Significantly bigger screen 9.7" vs 7" Around 40% bigger screen
Much higher resolution 2048 x 1536 vs 1280 x 800 More than 3x higher resolution
Slightly longer battery life 11 hour vs 10 hour 10% longer battery life; surf the web longer without having to plug in
Sharper screen 263 ppi vs 215 ppi More than 20% sharper PPI; enjoy photo-realistic, crisp images
Slightly higher resolution front camera 1.2 MP vs 0.3 MP 4x higher resolution front camera; Video chat with other people

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Tegra Note  vs
iPad 4 
Size 7" 9.7"
Technology IPS LCD TFT LCD
Resolution 1280 x 800 2048 x 1536
PPI 215 ppi 263 ppi


Bluetooth Bluetooth Bluetooth v4.0


Cores Quad core Dual core
Clock speed 1.8 GHz 1.4 GHz

form factor

Weight 320 g 652 g
Size 119 x 199 x 9.6 mm 241 x 186 x 9.4 mm
Thickness 9.6 mm 9.4 mm
Battery life 10 hour 11 hour


Tegra Note  vs
iPad 4 
Internal storage 16 GB 64 GB
RAM capacity 1 GB 1 GB
Supported card formats
Maximum capacity 128 GB N/A

photo & video

Adobe flash support No No
Webcam 0.3 MP 1.2 MP
Rear camera 5 MP 5 MP


Hdmi support 1 Micro HDMI None
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