Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 Android Tablet Review
Sometimes creating a device which takes a product category to the extreme causes consumers to stay away. Then on other occasions manufacturers capture the imagination of many and the product flourishes, one such device in recent times was the Galaxy Note. Look at it as a massive smartphone, or maybe as a tiny tablet… it really was somewhere in between… but whatever the device was it sold very well for Samsung. Certainly much better than many would have assumed. In fact it would be fair to say that of all the smartphones we have reviewed in the last year or so it was the Note which allowed us to be most productive on the move.
Clearly the success of the Galaxy Note as a brand inspired Samsung and despite having a well-established Tab range (of Android Tablets) their latest device goes with the alternative title which helps identify its key feature, a high functionality stylus. Today we have the Galaxy Note 10.1 on our test bench and will establish whether it has what it takes to compete with the likes of ASUS Transformer Pad, the alternative productivity tablet.
Packaging and Bundle
Samsung package their Galaxy Note 10.1 in a sturdy cardboard box which lifts open to reveal the tablet, suspended inside and protected by a screen cover. The cover usefully details some of the key product features and specifications for the user.
In a separate compartment below the tablet we find the product documentation and our bundled extras. These consist of replacement stylus tips, a USB data/charge cable, earphones and a charger with USB socket.