LG Optimus PAD vs Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 – Full Specification Compared
LG Optimus PAD and Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 are both Android 3.0 Honeycomb tablets with dual core processors. LG Optimus Tab designed for 8.9 inches and Samsung Galaxy Tab is designed for 10.1 inches WXGA TFT LCD display. LG Optimus PAD packed with 3D camera, enables to capture 3D videos is a benchmark in the tablet market. Since both run Android 3.0 these are the best comparison because we really compare the two devices, not the OS. The only decision making factor would be the size of the device even though LG comes with 3D camera.
LG Optimus Pad
Powerful, Fast, Versatile and Excellent Performance
LG Optimus Pad is powered by NVIDIA’s Tegra 2 mobile processor and Android 3.0. Google Honeycomb is latest Android version optimised for large display and high resolution tablets which includes Google eBooks,Google Map 5, Google Talk, Gmail Client and more feature. These features are common for Samsung Tab as well. The LG Optimus Pad fully utilizes the 1 GHz Dual Core CPU of NVIDIA Tegra 2 to deliver lag-free web browsing and quick app start up. Excellent graphics display and multitasking capabilities of NVIDIA Tegra 2 enables the LG Optimus Pad to run multiple apps simultaneously and handle rich multimedia with ease.
Easy Portability, Ideal Viewability
As LG Claims 8.9 inch display is the ideal size for tablet screens rather having too large or too small. LG Optimus display has 15:9 aspect ratio with 1280×768 WXGA resolution that allows users to access Android Market Apps in widescreen format.
LG Optimus is Haven for Multimedia Enthusiasts
LG Optimus is the world’s first tablet equipped with 3D camera enables users to shoot 3D videos and capture vivid images. LG Pad has HDMI interface to connect to TV to play the captured videos alternatively can play via YouTube 3D. High Quality games available via Tegra Zone apps that runs seamlessly on the LG Optimus Pad. With 1080p Full HD decoding users can transfer high quality content to TV without loss of Quality.
Think about you go on Holidays and having LG Pad, you can capture 3D videos and can share them via YouTube 3D to your loved ones.
Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 (P7100)
Galaxy Tab 10.1 features a 10.1 inches WXGA TFT LCD display (1280×800), Nvidia dual-core Tegra 2 processor, and powered by Android 3.0 Honeycomb. The Honeycomb platform was exclusively designed for large screen devices such as tablets. Galaxy Tab 10.1 is made power efficient with low power DDR2 memory and 6860mAh battery. It’s also very light weight and slim, only 599 grams and 10.9mm thickness.
In the context of multimedia, Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 packed with 8 megapixel rear and 2 MP front facing cameras and sporting a large screen with dual surround sound speakers and powered by high speed processor together with amazing tablet platform will give users a wonderful multimedia experience.
The Ultimate Entertainment Experience
A 10.1″ (WXGA TFT LCD) display with crystal clear resolution (1280 x 800) makes the Samsung GALAXY Tab 10.1 an unrivalled device for experiencing the hundreds of thousands of games and applications available from Android Market. To compliment the amazing visual quality of the device, the GALAXY Tab 10.1 includes dual surround-sound speakers to immerse you even more fully.
Performance and Speed
Combined with the latest version of Android’s tablet-optimized operating system, Honeycomb, Samsung has created a device that is powerful and lightning fast.
The Samsung GALAXY Tab 10.1 equipped with a 1GHz Dual Core application processor supports faster and powerful multimedia and web browsing experience. Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1’s Dual Core processor, low power DDR2 memory and 6860mAh battery, make it perfect for task management in an energy efficient way.
Galaxy Tab 10.1 weighs only 599g and mere 10.9 mm thickness make more portability. Users can enjoy many features while on move because of maximized portability. With the need to remain constantly connected, Samsung has also included super-fast HSPA+ 21Mbps, Bluetooth 2.1+EDR and Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n connectivity to support rapid mobile download speeds and reduce data transfer times.
|Difference Between LG Optimus PAD and Galaxy Tab 10.1
(1) LG Pad is designed with 8.9 inches display whereas Samsung Galaxy Tab packed with 10.1 inches display.
(2) Samsung Galaxy Tab supports 1080×800 p resolutions whereas LG Pad supports for 1080×768 p resolution.
(3) LG Optimus Pad equipped with 3D Camera (Dual lens) enable 3D video recording whereas Samsung Tab 10.1 comes with normal camera.
(4) Samsung Tab and LG pad comes with dual core 1 GHz processors but only display sizes differs which may affects the battery usage in the sense power consumption for larger display is higher than small display.
(5) Anyhow both Samsung Tab 10.1 and LG Pad both have rear camera and front facing camera for video calling and recording which major difference is compare to Apple iPad.
|Comparison of Specifications
LG Optimus Pad vs Samsung GALAXY Tab 10.1
|Design||LG Optimus Pad||Samsung GALAXY Tab 10.1|
|Keyboard||Virtual Full QWERTY with Voice commands||Virtual full keyboard|
|Dimension||9.6 x 5.9 x 0.5 in||256.7 x 175.3 x 8.6 mm|
|Weight||621 g (21.9 oz)||565g|
|Display||LG Optimus Pad||Samsung GALAXY Tab 10.1|
|Size||8.9 inch||10.1 Inches|
|Resolution||WXGA 1280 x 768||WXGA 1280 x 800|
|Features||Capacitive Multi-touch, Pinch to zoom, Light responsive||16M colors Multi-touch Zoom|
|Sensors||Gyroscope, Accelerometer, Magnetometer (digital compass), Proximity sensor, Ambient light sensor||Gyroscope, Accelerometer, Magnetometer (digital compass), Proximity sensor, Ambient light sensor|
|Operating System||LG Optimus Pad||Samsung GALAXY Tab 10.1|
|Platform||Android 3.0 (Honeycomb)||Android 3.1 (Honeycomb)|
|UI||Tweaked Android UI||TouchWiz 4.0, Personalizable UI|
|Browser||Android WebKit, full HTML||Android WebKit|
|Java/Adobe Flash||Adobe Flash Player 10.2 (download from Android Market)||Adobe Flash Player 10.2|
|Processor||LG Optimus Pad||Samsung GALAXY Tab 10.1|
|Model||Nvidia Tegra 2 Dual core processor||Nvidia Tegra 2 Dual Core|
|Speed||1 GHz Dual Core||1 GHz Dual Core|
|Memory||LG Optimus Pad||Samsung GALAXY Tab 10.1|
|RAM||1 GB||1 GB|
|Included||32 GB||16 GB/32 GB|
|Expansion||Up to 32GB with microSD card (SD 2.0)||No card slot; expansion only through optional SD card adapter|
|Camera||LG Optimus Pad||Samsung GALAXY Tab 10.1|
|Resolution||Dual 5MP||3 MP|
|Focus, Zoom||Auto, Digital||Auto Focus, Digital zoom|
|Video Capture||1080p HD (2D), 720p (3D)||HD [email protected]|
|Secondary camera||2 MP||Gyroscope, Accelerometer, Magnetometer (digital compass), Proximity sensor, Ambient light sensor|
|Entertainment||LG Optimus Pad||Samsung GALAXY Tab 10.1|
|Audio||Android Music Player, Double Twist Music Player||Dual surround sound speaker, Music Player support MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, OGG, MIDI, AMR-NB/WB|
|Video||YouTube 3D||Video Player support DivX, Xvid, MPEG4/ H263/ H264, WMV9, VP8|
|Gaming||Tegra Zone App||Game Hub, Tegra zone|
|Battery||LG Optimus Pad||Samsung GALAXY Tab 10.1|
|Type Capacity||7000 mAh|
|Talktime||9.2 hours continuous video playback||Up to 9 hours|
|Standby||273.2 hours||Up to 1500 hrs|
|Mail and Messaging||LG Optimus Pad||Samsung GALAXY Tab 10.1|
|POP3/IMAP4, SMTP, Gmail||Integrated E-Mail Gmail, MS Exchange ActiveSync, POP3, IMAP4|
|Messaging||IM, Google Talk||IM (GoogleTalk with Video chat), Beluga Facebook IM|
|Connectivity||LG Optimus Pad||Samsung GALAXY Tab 10.1|
|USB||2.0 FS, native USB||2.0|
|HDMI||Yes, native HDMI supports up to 1080p||Supports up to 1080p, no port - connection through optional HDMI adapter|
|Location Service||LG Optimus Pad||Samsung GALAXY Tab 10.1|
|Maps||Google Map 5.0||Google Maps with Navigon|
|Lost-Theft Protection||Yes with 3rd party application like Lookout|
|Network Support||LG Optimus Pad||Samsung GALAXY Tab 10.1|
|2G/3G||Multi band UMTS - support international roaming||EDGE, GPRS/HSUPA 5.76Mbps|
|Applications||LG Optimus Pad||Samsung GALAXY Tab 10.1|
|Apps||Full access to Android Market, Google Apps||Android Market, Google Mobile Service, Samsung App|
|Social Networks||Facebook, Twitter, Picassa||Facebook, Twitter, MySpace, Linkedin|
|Voice Calling||Yes, Skype Mobile||Skype, Viber, Vonage|
|Video Calling||Yes, qik||Skype, Tango, QiK|
|Featured||One touch access to all Google Apps including eBooks, Voice Search||Google Talk with Video chat, ThinkFree Office Mobile, AllShare|
|Business Mobility||LG Optimus Pad||Samsung GALAXY Tab 10.1|
|Remote VPN||CISCO AnyConnect SSL VPN|
|Corporate Mail||Microsoft Exchange Server||Exchange ActiveSync (POP/IMAP4)|
|Corporate Directory||GAL look up||Yes with CISCO Jabber|
|Video Conferencing||Built-in||Yes with CISCO WebEX|
|Other Features||Business Object Explorer, SYBASE Afaria Application for SAP, Conjunction with MDM and EAS IT Policy|
|Security||LG Optimus Pad||Samsung GALAXY Tab 10.1|
|Yes with 3rd party application like Lookout|
|Additional Features||LG Optimus Pad||Samsung GALAXY Tab 10.1|
|5 fully customizable home screen||Stick Type Bluetooth Headset, GEL Woofer, Book Cover|