I missed there is no FFC... That seems nuts, IMO. I thought the lack of a dedicated HDMI out was the big one but trumped by no FFC.
Charging the highest price for non Apple products and not have a FFC seems dope silly. "Same" then as the Nook HD+ that costs 70% less. Sure the Sammy is a lot faster for some 3D games, but the HD+ rocks for 95% of games tested, all emulators, video and comics/reading.
Not having the camera in an odd way nulls the device down to the HD+, since HD+ already has a sweet display.
Looks like I am back to considering the 701 over the Sammy, but the Tegra 4 in the 701 has it's own apparent issues with sleep, heat and throttle problems. Shield and new Toshiba tablets all have the problems.