Showdown: iPad 2 vs. Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1v

Apr 27, 2011
<h2>Photo showdown: iPad 2 vs. Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1v</h2>Until very recently, most tablets&#8217; photographic capabilities have fallen somewhere between rudimentary and non-existent. However, the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1v is looking to buck this trend with a 8-megapixel AF camera boasting multiple manual modes and an inbuilt flash. This is the main advantage it offers over the Apple iPad 2, which offers a 0.7-MP rear facing camera, which our US correspondent dismissed as 'laughable'.<br><br> On paper, the iPad 2 is the clear loser when it comes to taking photos, but how does it measure up in reality? We put both tablets' cameras through their paces in a series of photographic tests. Here are the results. [Note: to ensure fairness, images have not been edited or cropped in any way.]<p> 
 
 

Photo showdown: iPad 2 vs. Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1v

Until very recently, most tablets’ photographic capabilities have fallen somewhere between rudimentary and non-existent. However, the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1v is looking to buck this trend with a 8-megapixel AF camera boasting multiple manual modes and an inbuilt flash. This is the main advantage it offers over the Apple iPad 2, which offers a 0.7-MP rear facing camera, which our US correspondent dismissed as 'laughable'.

On paper, the iPad 2 is the clear loser when it comes to taking photos, but how does it measure up in reality? We put both tablets' cameras through their paces in a series of photographic tests. Here are the results. [Note: to ensure fairness, images have not been edited or cropped in any way.]

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