The new iPad
iPad 3 Release: Should You buy Apple’s Latest Tablet or Wait For the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1? Reuters

Samsung fans are now keeping their eyes peeled on the upcoming Galaxy Note 10.1. Apple's third-generation iPad comes complete with the stunning features like ultimate retina display, superfast 4G LTE and a 5 megapixel iSight camera. Galaxy Note 10.1, with its incredible S Stylus pen support could be an amazing Android tablet in the market. Not surprisingly, tech enthusiasts cannot help wondering whether it is better to buy the new iPad now or wait for the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1.

Here is a roundup of how both the tablets stacks up:

[1] Display

The new iPad boasts of 9.7-inch LED-backlit multi-touch display with IPS technology. It has an awesome resolution of 2048x1536 pixels at 264 pixels per inch. It features an oleophobic coating which helps the device to reject the skin oils.

In comparison, Galaxy Note 10.1 is expected to come with PLS TFT capacitive touchscreen with a resolution of 1280x800 pixels at 149 pixels per inch.

[2] Processor

Apple's latest tablet is powered by A5X chipset and 1 GigaHertz Dual-core CPU. The PowerVR SGX543MP4 is a powerful GPU which supports quad-core graphics.

On the other hand, Galaxy Note 10.1 is rumoured to include 1.4 GigaHertz Dual-core CPU.

[3] Storage

New iPad bumps up with an internal storage of 16/32/64 GB storage and 1 GB RAM.

According to rumours, the Galaxy Note 10.1 could have an internal storage of 16/32/64 GB and include a microSD which is extendable up to 32 GB.

[4] Camera

Apple's latest camera boasts of a 5-megapixel iSight camera with a resolution of 2592x1944 pixels. It sports features like autofocus, touch focus, photo and video geo-tagging, face detection and video stabilization. It supports full on HD video recording of 1080p up to 30 frames per second.

In comparison, Galaxy Note 10.1 could feature a 3.15 megapixel camera with a resolution of 2048x1536 pixels. It could include features like autofocus, LED flash and geo-tagging.

[5] Connectivity

The new iPad supports Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n and Bluetooth 4.0 technology. The speed includes DC-HSDPA 42 Mbps, HSDPA 21 Mbps, HSUPA 5.76 Mbps and LTE 73 Mbps.

According to rumorus, Samsung's Galaxy Note 10.1 is expected to come up with Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n with a Wi-Fi hotspot. It could include Bluetooth 3.0 technology. The speed could consist of a HSDPA 21 Mbps and HSUPA 5.76 Mbps.