Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Edition (32GB, Black)

Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Edition (32GB, Black)

Android 4.3 Jelly Bean OS, 1.9GHz Samsung Exynos 5420Quad-Core Processor

32 GB Flash Memory, 3 GB RAM Memory

10.1-inch 2560×1600 WQXGA display with4 million pixels

8MP rear camera includes LEDflash and shoots video in full 1080p HD

At aGlance:

10.1-inch, 2560×1600 resolution display with over 4 million pixels

Exceptional performance with 1.9 GHz quad core processor and Android 4.3, Jelly Bean

8 MP auto-focus rear camera and 2 MP front-facing camera

Dolby Virtual 5.1 surround sound for music, movies, and games

S Pen allows you to take handwritten notes and access shortcuts

Offers up to nine hours of active batterylife

Includes subscriptions to Hulu Plus, SiriusXM, The New York Times, and more

32 GB onboardmemory

Watch HD movies, read e-books, thumb through photos, and more using the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014 Edition). This tablet pairs a bright 10.1-inch, 2560×1600 resolution screen with Dolby Virtual 5.1 Surround Sound for immersive multimedia enjoyment. Front- and rear-facing cameras let you take photos and HD videos or video-chat with friends. The included S Pen expands the tablet’s functionality by offering shortcuts and translating your handwritten notes into text. Android 4.3, Jelly Bean offers an exceptionally smooth user experience, and an active battery life of up to nine hours lets you work and play longer.

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Edition
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Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Edition
At a Glance:
  • 10.1-inch, 2560×1600 resolution display with over 4 million pixels
  • Exceptional performance with 1.9 GHz quad core processor and Android 4.3, Jelly Bean
  • 8 MP auto-focus rear camera and 2 MP front-facing camera
  • Dolby Virtual 5.1 surround sound for music, movies, and games
  • S Pen allows you to take handwritten notes and access shortcuts
  • Offers up to nine hours of active battery life
  • Includes subscriptions to Hulu Plus, The New York Times, and more
Sharp 10.1-Inch Display with Over 4 Million Pixels

The Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Edition features a 10.1-inch, 2560×1600 resolution display that has more than 4 million pixels–that’s 2 million more pixels than a typical HDTV screen. The result is bright colors, vivid text, and clear graphics. Thanks to a pixel density of 299 pixels per inch (PPI), the tablet renders images fluidly and brilliantly.

Watch Movies, TV Shows, and More in HD

Made for watching high-definition video, the Galaxy Note 10.1 has a 16:10 aspect ratio, so HD content fits perfectly.

Built-In Cameras for Photos, Video Chats, and More

Equipped with an 8-megapixel auto-focus rear camera with an LED flash, the Galaxy Note 10.1 allows you to snap pristine photos and record 1080p HD video. The tablet also has a 2-megapixel front-facing camera for video chats with friends and family members.

And like Samsung’s Galaxy S4 smartphone and the Galaxy Camera, this tablet includes fun photo features. Eraser allows you to remove photo distractions with just a touch, Dual Camera lets you take front and back photos simultaneously, and Drama Shot captures every frame of subjects in motion.

Thin Design and Fast Performance

This powerful tablet provides fast performance in a sleek design that’s comfortable to hold. It features Samsung’s most efficient processor for fast Web browsing and multitasking and longer battery life.

Dolby Virtual 5.1 Surround Sound for Rich Audio

Featuring Dolby Virtual 5.1 surround sound, the Galaxy Note 10.1 allows you to hear audio exactly as it was recorded, making the tablet great for enjoying movies, video games, TV shows, and music.

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Edition
Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Edition
Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Edition

My Magazine.

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Edition

Scrapbook.

Take Handwritten Notes and More with the S Pen

Included with the Galaxy Note 10.1 is Samsung’s S Pen, which is a digital pen that allows you to jot down notes, phone numbers, search terms, contact information, and more right on the display. Samsung’s handwriting-to-text engine automatically converts your written notes to digital type. The S Pen offers precise control along with access to shortcuts to a wide range of S Pen functions via the Air Command feature.

Curated Content with My Magazine

Built into the Galaxy Note 10.1 is Samsung’s My Magazine feature, which you can personalize with your favorite news sources, celebrities, sports teams, musical artists, and Twitter streams. Access it from the home screen by simply swiping up. My Magazine provides an easy, convenient way to keep track of everything that’s important to you.

Multi Window Lets You View Two Apps at Once

With Samsung’s Multi Window feature, you can place two applications side by side and use them both at once. You can drag content from one app to the other, or even open the same app twice–handy if you’re writing two email messages at once, or you want to reference two websites side by side.

Functions As a Universal Remote Control

Watching television just got simpler, thanks to the Galaxy Note 10.1’s built-in IR blaster, which allows you to use the tablet as a universal remote control. The Samsung WatchON feature lets you type in your zip code and cable provider to browse and search current TV listings and get personalized recommendations based on your viewing history.

Comes with Pre-Loaded Content

As a bonus, the Galaxy Note 10.1 comes with a free three-month membership to Hulu Plus. With Samsung Hub, you can buy digital music, books, movies, and games and share content across all your Samsung Galaxy devices. Also included with the tablet is a free two-year subscription to the Dropbox online file-storage service, as well as one year of free Boingo Wi-Fi access.

Read Books, Magazines, Textbooks, and More

Thanks to its vivid 10.1-inch display, the Galaxy Note 10.1 works wonderfully as an e-reader. Included with the tablet are 3 months of access to the New York Times’s digital newspaper, along with 12 months of access to Bloomberg Businessweek+ and 2 months of access to the magazine app Zinio. In addition, the tablet comes with 3 months of access to audiobooks from Audible.com.

Find Popular Apps Through Google Play

Also included with this product is a $25 credit for the Google Play online app store. There you can find great apps for your Galaxy Note 10.1 tablet, including Instagram, Pinterest, and Facebook, along with special apps designed for the Samsung S Pen. If you like to doodle or draw, the pre-loaded Sketchbook app is the perfect creative outlet.

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Edition

Sketchbook.

Edit Work Documents with Polaris Office and Share with Group Play

Finish up your presentation and enter data into your spreadsheet while on the go with Polaris Office. This productivity app lets you view and edit Word, Excel, PDF documents and more–wherever you are. And if you want to collaborate with a co-worker or share media, Group Play makes it easy to share presentations and photos over Wi-Fi.

The Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 also offers a folder structure that will be familiar to PC users, making it easy to locate and organize important work files.

What’s in the Box

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Edition tablet, S Pen, USB charging cable, travel adapter, and quick start guide.

Samsung Galaxy Note Note 8 (2013) Note 10.1 (2013) New Note 10.1 (2014)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (2013) Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014)
Size 8-Inch TFT display 10.1-Inch TFT display 10.1-Inch TFT display
Operating System Android 4.1.2, Jelly Bean Android 4.1.2, Jelly Bean Android 4.3, Jelly Bean
Processor 1.6 GHz x 4 1.4 GHz x 4 1.9 GHz x 4
Display Resolution 1280×800 (WXGA) 1280×800 (WXGA) 2560×1600 (WQXGA)
Dimensions (H x W x D) 8.3 x 5.35 x 0.31 inches 10.3 x 7.1 x 0.35 inches 9.57 x 6.75 x 0.31 inches
Weight 0.73 pounds 1.31 pounds 1.26 pounds
Battery 4600 mAh (up to 8 hours) 7000 mAh (up to 8 hours) 8220 mAh (up to 9 hours)
RAM 2 GB 2 GB 3 GB
Camera 5MP Rear/ 1.3MP Front
(720p recording)
5MP Rear / 1.9MP Front
(720p recording), LED flash
8MP Rear/ 2MP Front
(1080p recording), LED flash
External Memory MicroSD card slot: up to 64GB MicroSD card slot: up to 64GB MicroSD card slot: up to 64GB
Connectivity USB 2.0 USB 2.0 USB 2.0
Samsung Galaxy Perks Over $200 of free content   Over $600 of free content
Air Command    
My Magazine    
WatchON  
Samsung Hub    
Polaris Office
Multi Window
Air View
S-Note

Product Features

  • Android 4.3 Jelly Bean OS, 1.9GHz Samsung Exynos 5420 Quad-Core Processor; Wi-Fi connected only
  • 32 GB Flash Memory, 3 GB RAM Memory
  • 10.1-inch 2560×1600 WQXGA display with 4 million pixels
  • 8MP rear camera includes LED flash and shoots video in full 1080p HD
  • Pre-loaded with free content including Hulu Plus membership, Google Play credit, Businessweek subscription, and more

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2 thoughts on “Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Edition (32GB, Black)

  1. Max

    Best Tablet I have ever owned, for a premium price. This is by far one of the nicest tablets I have ever owned, It’s fast, nice to look at, nice to hold, and has a lot of features that you can’t find anywhere else.(Before this review is read, I just want to draw attention to some difficulties that could come into play if you are upgrading from last years model. S-note uses a different file type so you have to convert to have access to old notes from the previous version which takes time. There are some other possibly troublesome changes, and I will officially integrate the issues into the review once I have opportunity to compile and organize the changes. I will probably change it tomorrow)Pros–Screen- Wonderful color representation and clarity, Eye candy.-S-pen- such a nice stylus, works like a pen, a tablet and stylus really belong together like this!-Speakers- Beautiful sound, surprisingly clear and crisp, just a pleasure to listen to. (watched the avengers a couple clicks below highest volume and it was definitely adequate)-Speed- One of the quickest tablets I’ve used, it has recently gotten an update that increases the speed of touchwiz getting rid of any previous stuttering. The gpu in this is a beast capable of a lot of things that some of the next gen chips can’t do like directx 11.-Sturdiness- Feels very well built, haven’t had any problem, although plastic it is very sturdy and doesn’t “feel” plastic. The faux leather back is quite nice, and a welcome change of pace.-Battery Life- This will have enough juice to power a heavy user through the whole day.(I intend to do a extensive battery test and post the results giving exact times for different types of usages on 25% screen brightness and 75% brightness, so it’ll probably be a couple days before i get all the results)S-pen air command functions:-Action memo- take a quick note and link the information your wrote to something.-Pen Window- Basically, an overlaying window that is surprisingly reminiscent of windows on, well…, windows. (Works with only seven apps currently though)-Screen write- Take a screen shot and write on it, not sure what it’s good for. Maybe to annotate a website or an Ebook.-S Finder- Search your content, and the web for whatever your looking for. (draw a symbol and search it, or an equation, although it might not always know what kind of equation you want it to be.)-Scrapbooker- Basically collect content from the web, or anywhere and throw it all in one place for you to have easy access to.Cons–Touchwiz is definately not as easy to use as stock Android, once you get used to it though it isn’t at all bad.-Expensive, but worth it if you are going to use the features.-Cannot record 4k video, honestly 4k isn’t going to be mainstream for awhile and it’s not something that is missed as this can record 1080P which is very high quality.-The packaging was weird haha, was very secure though.-Not sure what else to put as i can’t honestly think of anything else that is troublesome.(i will update though as i have further use of the tablet)If you have any questions please comment.

  2. Anfro

    Better Than Expected I’ve had this Tablet for over a week now and have to say that I am blown out of the water by its performance and what you can do with it! To be fair, there were a few laggy areas when I first got it (day after launch) but those have since been cleaned up by 2 samsung updates. This thing is smokin fast now. I don’t really use the “My Magazine” app that people are complaining about so I don’t have an opinion on that one. But everything else that I use it for is amazing. I really enjoy the web browser that came with it too. I never use chrome or dolphin now.So far what has really blown me away is the split screen where you can have two apps open at the same time side by side. I really love this and do it often. Normally when I split, I have the tablet in portrait mode and have youtube in the top windowpane and the internet browser in the bottom windowpane. But on top of that in each windowpane can have multiple apps that you can switch with independently. I also love the fact you can have an windowed app (select few) that you can move around on the screen while you do others things. For example, I have my bank app up and want to figure out my finances for the next 2 weeks so I use the Spen to open a windowed version of the calculator and just start crankin away. It’s awesome!Honestly I don’t use the Spen that much for drawing and didn’t really buy it for that. I bought it for the beefy specs, build quality, and high resolution screen and have not been disappointed one bit. It is nice to take a screen capture and be able to write notes directly on it though.One thing I think a lot of people are not taking advantage of is an app that comes pre-installed called “WatchON”. It is a samsung app that uses the IR blaster as a universal remote control for all your devices that use a remote. In the tutorial you set up your tv model the cable you use, the make of the cable box, and voila you have a powerhouse remote experience. Let me tell you I use this every day now. So I open the app to the “guide” section and it shows everything that is on tv like your cable box guide. You then select what you want and it changes it on your tv! It’s just nice to have a channel on and just peruse though the guide and select what you want without dealing with the cable box guide. You can star your favorite channels and switch between them with ease. Volume up,down, source, and many other options at your fingertips. I also have my AV receiver that I use for sound set up and it knows to use that for the volume, the channel for the cable box, and the power for the tv. Brilliant! On top of all of that, if you have a newer tv with WIFI direct you can click a button to connect the tablet with the tv and choose to watch whatever is on the tv on the tablet! I was blown away when I stumbled upon that feature! Alert: this app is awesome on football days when you want to switch through the many games that are on at the same time!I’m rambling on here but also you can mirror your tablet to your tv (with wifi direct) and it shows what you see on your tablet on your tv. I played the new Madden game on it and it was flawless.All in all this is a great tablet and I am very happy with my decision even though it was about $100 more than I wanted to spend. It is worth it though. The software you get with this compared to a clean android experience makes it worth it. I really think if i went to a nexus device from this I would miss all the features and Spen abilities. That is how I know the extras are worth it.I will update this review as things change for the better or worse but right now I am thrilled 🙂

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