Friday, 18 March 2011

iPad 2 vs. Xoom



As you know, when the Xoom was released, it was really thought as of an iPad 1 killer and it really was. But did Motorola thought that it would be enough to beat the iPad 2, lets see!



Screen Resolution
iPad 2 - The iPad 2 has a 9.7″ LED display with 1024×768 screen resolution at 132ppi
Xoom – The Xoom has a 10.1” 1280×800 resolution at 149.45ppi
Winner – Motorola Xoom


Processors
iPad 2 – The iPad 2 has a 1GHz dual core A5 chipset
Xoom – The Xoom has a 1GHz dual core NVIDIA® Tegra™ 2 chipset
Winner – Both


Cameras
iPad 2 – The iPad 2 has a 0.7MP back facing camera and a VGA resolution front facing camera which records video at 720p at 30 frames/second
Xoom – The Xoom has a 5MP back facing camera and a 2MP front facing camera which records video at 720p at 30 frames/second
Winner – Motorola Xoom


RAM
iPad 2 – The iPad 2 has 512MB ROM
Xoom – The Xoom has a 1GB ROM
Winner – Motorola Xoom


Battery
iPad 2 – The iPad 2 has a 2500mAh battery which Apple claims gives 10 hours of battery life
Xoom – Xoom has a 6500mAh battery
Winner – iPad 2


OS
iPad 2 – iOS 4.3
Xoom – Android 3.0 (Honeycomb)
I could fight the battle of what operating system is best all day long. In the end, the “best” operating system is the one that you’re most comfortable using, that does what you need it to.
Winner – Readers Choice


Wireless Connectivity
iPad 2 – The iPad 2 has 3G with a/b/g/n WiFi Connectivity
Xoom – The Xoom has 4G with a/b/g/n WiFi Connectivity
Winner – Motorola Xoom


Thickness
iPad 2 – The iPad 2 is very thin with a thickness of 8.8mm which is thinner than the iPhone 4’s 9.3mm thickness and down from the iPad 1’s 13.4mm
Xoom – Xoom has a thickness of 12.9mm
Winner – iPad 2

Which tablet do you think wins?
What tablet is your fight favorite? What do you like about it?

~Aditya Chanana
CEO
The iTech Times