Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1  vs Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2 

Released October, 2013

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1

  • 10.1"
  • 16 GB
  • WiFi 3G
  • Android 4.3
Front view of Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1
Last year's dual core Exynos CPUs with Mali graphics were some of the fastest on the market, and we're glad Samsung waited for the quad core Exynos 4412 to roll out the Note 10.1.
by MobileTechReview (Aug, 2012)
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Released June, 2013

Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2

  • 10.1"
  • 64 GB
  • WiFi
  • Windows 8
Front view of Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2
Its screen resolution is 1,366 x 768 pixels and it uses an IPS display, bringing the usual excellent viewing angles and solid colour reproduction we expect from a tablet.
by TrustedReviews (Sep, 2012)

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1

Reasons to consider the
Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1

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More cores Quad core vs Dual core Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
Much higher resolution 2560 x 1600 vs 1366 x 768 Around 4x higher resolution
Much better performance per dollar 13.83 pt/$ vs 0.75 pt/$ Around 18.5x better performance per dollar
Much sharper screen 298 ppi vs 155 ppi More than 90% sharper PPI; enjoy photo-realistic, crisp images
Supports 3G Yes vs No Somewhat common; be online anywhere that has cell coverage
More RAM 3 GB vs 2 GB 50% more RAM; Better able to run big apps with lots of content
Thinner 8 mm vs 9.8 mm Around 20% thinner
Smaller 170 x 243 x 8 mm vs 164.6 x 262.6 x 9.8 mm More than 20% smaller
Marginally newer Oct, 2013 vs Jun, 2013 Release date 3 months later
Slightly faster processor 1.9 GHz vs 1.8 GHz More than 5% faster processor; run computation-intensive applications, such as photo editing, faster
Front view of Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2

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Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2

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More storage capacity 64 GB vs 16 GB 4x more storage capacity; Holds more music, movies and photos
Supports Adobe Flash Yes (Windows) vs No (Android) Somewhat common; Many games and videos on the Internet require Adobe Flash

Features Key features of the Galaxy Note 10.1  vs ThinkPad Tablet 2 

screen resolution

Galaxy Note 10.1
2560 x 1600
ThinkPad Tablet 2
1366 x 768

camera resolution

CPU Cores

Galaxy Note 10.1
Quad core
ThinkPad Tablet 2
Dual core

CPU Frequency

Reviews Word on the street

Galaxy Note 10.1  vs ThinkPad Tablet 2 

8.5
7.0
In return you get a stunning 2560 x 1600 display with lovely colors and clarity, the S Pen for precise writing and drawing, Samsung's excellent Multi Window split window multitasking, good S Pen support from third party notes and drawing apps, a fast CPU, expandable storage and USB host.
Galaxy Note 10.1

8.0
8.0
As expected from PLS, viewing angles are great if not flawless, with just a hint of contrast shift but only at extreme angles.
Galaxy Note 10.1

8.0
7.0
Getting your game on with the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 is great, not just because of the quick performance of the quad-core processor, but because the tablet is light and easy to hold.
Galaxy Note 10.1

7.6
7.8
The keyboard dock we tested has no additional ports or connections, but a non-keyboard dock is also available, offering three extra USB 2.0 ports, an Ethernet jack, and full-size HDMI.
ThinkPad Tablet 2

7.7
7.5
Display: Considering that this tablet targets individuals who are big into photo-editing, it's unfortunate to find its display flaunting WXGA 1280 x 800 resolution – underwhelming to say the least.
Galaxy Note 10.1

Overall

7.7 Out of 10
7.3 Out of 10

Specifications Full list of technical specs

display

Galaxy Note 10.1  vs
ThinkPad Tablet 2 
Size 10.1" 10.1"
Technology IPS LCD Super IPS LCD2
Resolution 2560 x 1600 1366 x 768
PPI 298 ppi 155 ppi

network

Wi-Fi
802.11n
802.11a
802.11g
802.11b
Bluetooth Bluetooth v4.0 Bluetooth v4.0
Supports 3G Yes No

processor

Cores Quad core Dual core
Clock speed 1.9 GHz 1.8 GHz

form factor

Weight 560 g 565 g
Size 170 x 243 x 8 mm 164.6 x 262.6 x 9.8 mm
Thickness 8 mm 9.8 mm

storage

Galaxy Note 10.1  vs
ThinkPad Tablet 2 
Internal storage 16 GB 64 GB
RAM capacity 3 GB 2 GB
Supported card formats
microSD
SDHC
SD
Maximum capacity 128 GB 32 GB

photo & video

Adobe flash support No Yes
Webcam 1.9 MP 2 MP
Rear camera 8 MP 8 MP

sensors

Has a GPS Yes Yes
Has a light sensor Yes Yes
Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1
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