Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0  vs Google Nexus 9 

Released April, 2013

Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0

  • 8"
  • 32 GB
  • WiFi 3G
  • Android 4.2
Front view of Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0
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 November, 2014

Google Nexus 9

  • 8.9"
  • 32 GB
  • WiFi 3G
  • Android 7.1
View of Google Nexus 9
Impressively, even with the mighty piece of silicone powering the tablet on the inside, the Nexus 9 is a long lasting beast with its battery life.
by PhoneArena (Nov, 2014)

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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More cores Quad core vs Dual core Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
Significantly higher resolution rear camera 5 MP vs 1.6 MP Around 3.2x higher resolution rear camera; Can be used like a point-and-shoot camera
Lighter 338 g vs 436 g More than 20% lighter
View of Google Nexus 9

Reasons to consider the
Google Nexus 9

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Much higher resolution front camera 8 MP vs 1.3 MP Around 6.2x higher resolution front camera; Video chat with other people
Much higher resolution 2048 x 1536 vs 1280 x 800 More than 3x higher resolution
Longer battery life 9.5 hour vs 8 hour Around 20% longer battery life; surf the web longer without having to plug in
Significantly faster processor 2.3 GHz vs 1.6 GHz Around 45% faster processor; run computation-intensive applications, such as photo editing, faster
Significantly sharper screen 287 ppi vs 188 ppi Around 55% sharper PPI; enjoy photo-realistic, crisp images
Bigger screen 8.9" vs 8" More than 10% bigger screen
Newer Nov, 2014 vs Apr, 2013 Release date over 1 years later

Features Key features of the Galaxy Note 8.0  vs Nexus 9 

screen resolution

Galaxy Note 8.0
1280 x 800
Nexus 9
2048 x 1536

memory

camera resolution

Nexus 9
8 MP

CPU Cores

Galaxy Note 8.0
Quad core
Nexus 9
Dual core

CPU Frequency

Galaxy Note 8.0
1.6 GHz
Nexus 9
2.3 GHz

Reviews Word on the street

Galaxy Note 8.0  vs Nexus 9 

9.0
9.3
In fact, the foundation is based on a dual-core 64-bit Denver CPU core architecture, which is an impressively large core with a desktop-class, wide, 7-issue superscalar design, with clock speeds of up to 2.3GHz.
Nexus 9

Specifications Full list of technical specs

display

Galaxy Note 8.0  vs
Nexus 9 
Size 8" 8.9"
Technology TFT LCD Super IPS LCD2
Resolution 1280 x 800 2048 x 1536
PPI 188 ppi 287 ppi

network

Wi-Fi
802.11ac
802.11n
802.11a
802.11g
802.11b
802.11
Bluetooth Bluetooth v4.0 Bluetooth
Supports 3G Yes Yes

processor

Cores Quad core Dual core
Clock speed 1.6 GHz 2.3 GHz

form factor

Weight 338 g 436 g
Size 136 x 211 x 8 mm 153.7 x 228.3 x 8 mm
Thickness 8 mm 8 mm
Battery life 8 hour 9.5 hour

storage

Galaxy Note 8.0  vs
Nexus 9 
Internal storage 32 GB 32 GB
RAM capacity 2 GB 2 GB
Supported card formats
microSD
SDXC
SDHC
SD
Maximum capacity 128 GB 128 GB

photo & video

Adobe flash support No No
Webcam 1.3 MP 8 MP
Rear camera 5 MP 1.6 MP

sensors

Has a GPS Yes Yes
Has a light sensor Yes Yes
Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0
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