Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0  vs Asus Vivo Tab 

Released April, 2013

Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0

  • 8"
  • 32 GB
  • WiFi 3G
  • Android 4.2
Front view of Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0
8.2 Out of 10
Thanks to its light weight of 11.92 oz (338 g), it's also easy to hold with just one hand – something very important for an 8” tablet.
by PhoneArena (Mar, 2013)
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Released July, 2012

Asus Vivo Tab

  • 11.6"
  • 64 GB
  • WiFi
  • Windows 8
Front view of Asus Vivo Tab
7.9 Out of 10
The screen's too small to make multitasking really useful, and since Asus had to make the dock the same size as the tablet, it's too small as well.
by The Verge (Oct, 2012)

TabletRocket Review Our evaluation of Note 8.0 vs Vivo Tab

Performance

Processing power and speed

Geekbench

Graphics

3D and 2D graphics

GLBenchmark 2.5 and GLBenchmark 2.7

Battery Life

How long will the battery last

Battery life

Reviews

How do our trusted review sites rank these products?

Reviews from phonearena.com, techradar.com, trustedreviews.com, mobiletechreview.com and 3 more

No winner declared

Too close to call

Value

Which tablet has better performance for the money?

Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 

TabletRocket recommends the Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0  for those concerned with getting the most for their dollar.

Benchmarks Real world tests of Galaxy Note 8.0 vs Vivo Tab

geekbench Processor and memory performance

GLBenchmark 2.7 3D graphics performance

Galaxy Note 8.0
4.9 fps
Vivo Tab
2.8 fps

GLBenchmark 2.5 3D graphics performance

Galaxy Note 8.0
18.3 fps
Vivo Tab
8.2 fps

Differences What are the advantages of each

Back view of Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0

Reasons to consider the
Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0

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Much better overall performance 1,971 vs 1,404 More than 40% better geekbench score
Faster graphics 4.9 fps vs 2.8 fps More than 75% better GLBenchmark 2.7 score
More cores Quad core vs Dual core Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
Lighter 338 g vs 675 g Around 50% lighter
Supports 3G Yes vs No Somewhat common; be online anywhere that has cell coverage
Supports voice commands Yes (Android 4.2) vs No (Windows 8) Somewhat common; Can be operated hands free
Supports face unlock Yes (Android 4.2) vs No (Windows 8) Somewhat common; bypass PIN entry, easier to unlock with one hand
Sharper screen 188 ppi vs 135 ppi Around 40% sharper PPI; enjoy photo-realistic, crisp images
Smaller 136 x 211 x 8 mm vs 294.2 x 188.8 x 8.7 mm 2.1x smaller
Newer Apr, 2013 vs Jul, 2012 Release date 9 months later
Thinner 8 mm vs 8.7 mm Around 10% thinner
Front view of Asus Vivo Tab

Reasons to consider the
Asus Vivo Tab

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Significantly bigger screen 11.6" vs 8" Around 45% bigger screen
Longer battery life 10.5 hour vs 8 hour More than 30% longer battery life; surf the web longer without having to plug in
More storage capacity 64 GB vs 32 GB 2x 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
Significantly higher resolution rear camera 8 MP vs 5 MP 60% higher resolution rear camera; Can be used like a point-and-shoot camera
Faster processor 1.8 GHz vs 1.6 GHz More than 10% faster processor; run computation-intensive applications, such as photo editing, faster

Reviews Word on the street

Galaxy Note 8.0  vs Vivo Tab 

9.0
8.0
Viewing angles are pretty decent, and so is outdoor visibility, as the display is able to get quite bright.
Galaxy Note 8.0

Specifications Full list of technical specs

display

Galaxy Note 8.0  vs
Vivo Tab 
Size 8" 11.6"
Technology TFT LCD Super IPS LCD2
Resolution 1280 x 800 1366 x 768
PPI 188 ppi 135 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 1.6 GHz 1.8 GHz

sensors

Has a GPS Yes Yes
Has a compass Yes Yes
Has a gyroscope Yes Yes
Has a light sensor Yes Yes

storage

Galaxy Note 8.0  vs
Vivo Tab 
Internal storage 32 GB 64 GB
RAM capacity 2 GB 2 GB
Supported card formats
microSD
microSDHC
Maximum capacity 128 GB 128 GB

photo & video

Adobe flash support No Yes
Webcam 1.3 MP 2 MP
Rear camera 5 MP 8 MP

ports

Has a headphone jack Yes Yes

form factor

Weight 338 g 675 g
Size 136 x 211 x 8 mm 294.2 x 188.8 x 8.7 mm
Thickness 8 mm 8.7 mm
Battery life 8 hour 10.5 hour
Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0
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Asus Vivo Tab
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