1. busa2006's Avatar
    Is the 2014 edition worth upgrading? Im thinking it doesnt have enough to warrant an upgrade
    09-25-2013 08:50 PM
  2. KevLar72's Avatar
    Is the 2014 edition worth upgrading? Im thinking it doesnt have enough to warrant an upgrade
    The new one has a much better screen- with 3gigs of ram- better camera- better/bigger processor- running Android 4.3 and Bigger battery.
    This does warrant a upgrade. If I had the older version I would sell it on Swappa.com and definitely buy the new 2014 version.
    Me personally I'm holding out to see what the new Nexus10 will be like. I might still buy the Note 10.1 2014

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    09-25-2013 09:19 PM
  3. busa2006's Avatar
    Im looking for a buyer now...lol

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    im wondering how this screen compares to the nexus screen
    09-25-2013 11:11 PM
  4. jrsharp70's Avatar
    I use a note 8.0 now. Used to use a 10.1, but the resolution was horrible for reading. If I didn't love the 8.0 so much, I'd spring for the new one. I'd actually like the 8 inch Note in a better resolution, but I'd settle for the new S Pen Software!
    09-26-2013 11:05 PM
  5. busa2006's Avatar
    Do you sirf on it or mainly for reading?

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    09-26-2013 11:52 PM
  6. pmcdunnough's Avatar
    I use my Note 8 for handwriting and really like it, except for the lack of seamless PDF export handling. I will be getting the new 10.1 tablet for the larger screen. I had the original 10.1 but didn't care for the build quality. The 2014 model seems exactly what I need with better resolution, Note 8 looks, more RAM, etc ... I also use an iPad Air with an Adonit BT stylus. Really nice but the inking is still not up to the Wacom way. Mind you, integration with PDF is better. I can't imagine going with any other tablet such as a Nexus 10 that didn't have stylus capabilities. The Surface 2 Pro will have its appeal once they get the weight down and battery life up.

    Philip
    11-06-2013 04:04 PM
  7. bcbbanga4l's Avatar
    Great post I might Thank about upgrading as well

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    11-13-2013 04:39 AM
  8. jlschulz's Avatar
    you lose much more than you gain. No more Cascade view of aps. IF you have a note 2 You will lose Compatibility of s-notes. S-Notes No longer supports math or shape Conversion,
    11-14-2013 10:12 AM
  9. gdanonym's Avatar
    It really depents what you are using it for.
    For me personally, it won't be an upgrade. Since i have the Galaxy Note 2, i use that more and more. So i use the tablet only for web browsing and youtube play.
    And occasionally for writing in a diary.

    So no need for better screen, worse speakers, faster processor and latest samsung tools.
    11-21-2013 07:03 AM
  10. ChuckeeDroid's Avatar
    I just upgraded to the 2014 from the original. I'm not going to refer to any specs; only the user experience.

    - The screen quality is much better. Although the quality for reading and video was fine before, it's much more enjoyable now.
    - S note is much, much, much improved
    - the physical and capacitive buttons are great for landscape but so far, they're annoying in portrait
    - it feels faster
    - I liked the back stroke with the S pen on the original. It's not available (that I can tell) on the 2014 edition.
    - looks better, feels smaller and lighter
    - I prefer the beefier S pen of the original but I don't mind the new thinner pen
    - the micro USB is nice. I always prefer standard over proprietary ports



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    11-23-2013 01:09 PM

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