The Galaxy Note smartphones have reined the smartphone arena.
However, the success came after a lot of wait for the Korean giant. Prior to the launch of the Note series, Samsung has been struggling in the tablet segment. The aura created by the Korean number one smartphone manufacturing company in the mobile industry lacked the initiative in the tablet department. The tablets produced by Samsung were ineffective to lure the people. Nonetheless, the trend changed after the release of the Galaxy Note and Galaxy Note Pro series.
Tablets have given a poor response per se their camera features. Samsung took it upon itself to change the trend. The Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 and the Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 edition, both come equipped with a decent 8MP snapper and a plethora of features. Let us assess the camera specs and features of both the aforementioned devices to help you choose a better performing tablet, in the camera department.
Camera Specs and Features Comparison
Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2
Evaluating the Note Pro 12.2-inch device for its camera specs, you would gain access to a decent 8MP rear camera. The primary camera encompasses LED flash feature for illuminating the desired area, up to five feet away, for low lighting photography. In addition, the 8MP snapper of the Note Pro 12.2 device offers a myriad of shooting and scene modes. The various shooting modes are HDR, Panorama, Night, Sports et al. The tablet offers a good 2MP camera in the front, equipped with 720p of video recording ability. The user-facing camera offers a great selfies experience.
Camera Speed – The 8MP snapper offers the user with 1080p resolution video capturing ability at 30 frames per second. In addition, flexible recording under low lighting condition is an asset for the user.
Image Quality – The 8MP snapper produces decent and detailed images. For superior contrast images, Auto Mode is recommended, which caters the user with great imaging experience, contrary to the actual view.
Color Reproduction – The camera offers intensive colors, with slightly underexposed frame. However, HDR mode is recommended to capture contrasting scenes. Indoor shooting or low-light shooting offers good, if not great results. Images clicked under low-light offer accurate colors with slight blurring. Extreme low-light photography offers enhanced noise in the pictures.
Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Edition
The Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Edition offers similar 8MP camera as the Galaxy Note Pro 12.2-inch device. In addition, the camera user interface is also similar to that of premium offerings from Samsung. It offers the user with a range of capturing modes and manual controls for a great photography experience.
Image Quality – Under adequate lighting conditions, the camera functions excellently. The images produced are sufficiently colored and detailed. Regardless, low-light photography offers soft images.
Color Reproduction – The camera offers detailed colors and decent exposure, similar to that of the Galaxy Note Pro 12.2.
Video Recording – The camera offers a similar experience as that of the Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 snapper. The 1080p resolution offers decent video recording experience. Both the handsets are at par, when it comes to camera features. The digital video stabilization feature keeps shots ready.
However, the audio recording ability of the camera is a drawback.