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Topic # 112452 9-Dec-2012 16:12
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Just had a look at some tablets... asus prime and glaxy note 10.1 really liked the look of the samsung any owners out  there got any good / bad points  for the tablet  would luv some user reveiws  any help appreciated


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  Reply # 729375 9-Dec-2012 19:21
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I think it comes down to intended usage. The Note is fantastic if you intend the tablet for writing or drawing. The trade-off is that the screen resolution is a fair bit less than the Prime.

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  Reply # 729392 9-Dec-2012 19:52
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well think there is more differences than that, Ram 2gb on Note 1 for Asus, CPU and GPU are different as well.

Actually they both have same res and PPI but different technology screens so will get down to a matter of taste.

I believe the Note also has newer software.

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  Reply # 729409 9-Dec-2012 20:40
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Actually they both have same res and PPI

Doh! Yes, you're right. I got mixed up with the Infinity.


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  Reply # 729615 10-Dec-2012 11:02
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I bought the note 10.1 a while back over the Asus Infinity.

i wasnt happy with all the posts on XDA about the infinity performance, which on paper should have been great but in reality seemed to have performance issues/freezing etc back when i was deciding. i believe some of the issues were fixed via software updates but you should have a look for yourself.

The main thing lacking on the note 10.1 is a high def screen like the infinity or ipad and new nexus 10

most other things are really good, is pretty snappy, i dont use the pen at all on it, it plays movies well, flash works great on the inbuilt browser, pages load quickly and smoothly on the inbuilt browser, Chrome doesn't run well on this tablet, but this is googles fault not samsungs. better to just use the inbuilt browser or something like boat browser.

Personally if i was getting another tablet i would be looking at getting the Nexus 10 32GB version if you dont need inbuilt 3G.

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  Reply # 729873 10-Dec-2012 17:01
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thanks for your reply kind was what i was after.... have considered the nexus wasnot sure it was 32 thought only 16 but if 32 will be considered no expandable storage though? mixed reports on what i have read online  any idea when its being released in nz? was gonna be my xmas present lol



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  Reply # 729924 10-Dec-2012 18:38
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yea its a pain the nexus 10 doesnt have a microSD so i would only buy the 32GB version, 

id rather have the much better screen over the microSD anyway, i will definiatly get rid of the note 10.1 when i can get a 32GB nexus 10

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