The war of Tablets is ON: We’ve seen Samsuing Galaxy Tab fighting end to end with iPad and winning on several fronts.
Now its time to compare the latest Tablet from Android world with iPad.
|Specification / Feature||Motorola XOOM||iPad|
|Processor/ CPU||1Ghz DualCore Tegra 2||1Ghz single core Apple A4|
|GPU / Graphics||Powerful, Most superior graphics on mobile devices.||Average graphics performance, not even as good as Samsung Galaxy Tab Hummingbird graphics.|
|Display / Resolution||10.1” LCD LED display @ 1280×800 (160 dpi), Widescreen 16:9||9.7” LED IPS Display @ 1024×768 (132 dpi), Standard 4:3|
|RAM||1GB DDR2||256 MB|
|Storage||Upto 32GB||Upto 32 GB|
|Expandable storage||32GB sd card||None|
|Camera||Front: 2MP, Rear: 5MP||None|
|Video Recording||720p HD video recording||None|
|Operating System||Android 3.0 Honeycomb optimized for tablets||iOS 4.x for Tablets|
|Adobe Flash||Supported with Hardware acceleration||None officially. Video playback via Frash.|
|Ports||HDMI out, USB 2.0||None|
|Network connectivity||3G, 4G, Wifi 802.11n, Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR + HID||3G, Wifi 802.11n|
|Speaker||Builtin good loud speaker, with better frequency response||Builtin speaker isn’t adequate for low volume youtube|
|Wireless Video||Docking wireless sets, uPnP, DLNA based share video, audio to any device, wirelessly||AirPlay support for wireless video.|
|Battery||Upto 10hours of video playback, 10+ hours of other stuff||10hours lifespan|
|Dimensions||249 x 167 x 12.9 mm||242 x 189 x 13.4 mm|
|Weight||730g||680g (Wifi), 0.73g (Wifi + 3g)|
|Apps||200,000+ Android apps||400,000+ App Store iOS apps|
|Sensors||Barometer, Accelerometer, Gyroscope||Acclerometer|
Here’s a video preview of Motorola Xoom (Honeycomb tablet):
Seriously, iPad is nowhere near the Android based Motorola XOOM tablet. However, we’ve to wait for iPad 2 to see if it can match the latest contenders. From the rumors, iPad 2 looks good.