You’ve purchased a Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1, you’re probably exploring all the cool features this beautiful tablet has to offer. Here’s a collection of Galaxy Note 10.1 tips to get you started, which are best tips for Galaxy Note 10.1 users to enjoy multimedia contents such as HD movies and music.
1. Does Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 play 1080p HD videos?
Yes. Galaxy Note 10.1 has a 10.1-inch big screen and supports 1080p video playback. But there are some 1080p videos that play lag on GT Note 10.1 because of very high bit rate.
2. What kind of music and videos does the Galaxy Note 10.1 support/play?
The stock video player supports various kinds of videos. The video player supports the following file formats:
Video - 3gp, mp4, avi, wmv, flv, mkv (Codec: MPEG4, H.263, Sorenson H.263, H.264, VC-1, DivX/XviD).
Audio - mp3, m4a, mp4, 3gp, 3ga, wma, ogg, oga, aac, flac.
3. Does the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 play flash video?
Yes. The GT Note 10.1 plays FLV videos naturally, but F4V files are not supported. You can encode F4V to MP4 for playback on GT Note 10.1 anyway.
4. What if I’d like to play .vob or .mpg formats that are not supported by the device?
Get a powerful third-party media player installed on your GT Note 10.1 and then you can play more videos. There are various android optimized universal video players.
5. What is Samsung Kies?
Kies is Samsung's desktop utility for getting various types of media - games, music, videos, podcasts etc - onto your Galaxy device (smartphone or tablet) from your computer. It connects your GT Note 10.1 to your personal computer, making it easier for you to synchronize data between devices and find new apps.
6. Can I just sync music and videos to Galaxy Note 10.1 without Kies installed?
Yes. You can sync files to GT Note 10.1 via simply Drag & Drop operation, known as USB Wired Transfer.
7. Can I transfer movies and TV shows from iTunes to Galaxy Note 10.1?
No. Movies purchased from online video stores (e.g. iTunes, Amazon) are restricted to specific computers and devices only. Unfortunately Samsung Galaxy Tab is not granted to play DRM-protected videos. To have the device play these movie purchases, get yourself a DRM removal tool. Read more in the linked article.
8. The Galaxy Note 10.1 says my file is too big to play…
Anything over 4GB will not play on an Android tablet. If you got very big HD MKV, AVI or WMV file, compress them to less than 4GB before you transfer the videos to GT Note 10.1.
9. Can I get DVD downloaded to Galaxy Note 10.1 for playback?
You should not do this by law. But there are 3rd party apps for you to convert Blu-ray and DVD movies to MP4 video that you can put to Galaxy Note 10.1 and watch on road trip.