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 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
8.2 Out of 10
However, it's the layout that impresses us, as Apple has taken some time to go through and really make use of the extra screen size.
by TechRadar (Dec, 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

Apple iPad 4 

TabletRocket recommends the Apple iPad 4  based on its performance and battery life.

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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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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
Smaller 119 x 199 x 9.6 mm vs 241 x 186 x 9.4 mm More than 45% smaller
Better performance per dollar 2.91 pt/$ vs 1.35 pt/$ Around 2.2x better performance per dollar
Bottom view of Apple iPad 4

Reasons to consider the
Apple iPad 4

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Significantly better overall performance 1,768 vs 837 More than 2x better geekbench score
Significantly 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
Nvidia Tegra Note
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