[Chart] iPad 2 vs The “Copycat” Tablets

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Intomobile put together a nice chart for those of you who want to compare your options. Steve Jobs called 2010 the year of the iPad, and 2011 the year of the copy cats. Let’s see how well the new iPad 2 stacks up against the competition. Check out the chart below

 

iPad 2 

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Motorola Xoom 

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HP Touchpad 

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LG G-Slate 

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BlackBerry PlayBook 

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Platform iOS 4.3 Android 3.0 Honeycomb webOS 3.0 Android 3.0 Honeycomb BlackBerry Tablet OS (QNX)
Processor 1GHz dual-core Apple A5 processor 1GHz dual-core NVIDIA Tegra 2 processor 1.2 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon dual-CPU APQ8060 1GHz dual-core NVIDIA Tegra 2 processor 1GHz dual-core TI OMAP4 processor
RAM 256 MB (?) 512 MB(?) 1 GB 512 MB N/A 1 GB
Storage 16, 32, or 64 GB internal 32 GB internal, microSDHC expansion 16 or 32 GB internal 32 GB internal 16, 32, or 64 GB internal
Cellular GSM model: UMTS/HSDPA/HSUPA (850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz); GSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz) 

Verizon model: CDMA EV-DO Rev. A (800, 1900 MHz)

GPRS/EDGE Class 12,HSDPA 10.1 Mbps, 5.76 Mbps, EV-DO Rev. A 3G and 4G models available later this year 900/1700/2100 UMTS/HSPA+ for T-Mobile US WiMAX, 4G
WiFi 802.11b/g/n 802.11b/g/n 802.11b/g/n 802.11b/g/n 802.11a/b/g/n
Display size 9.7 inches 10.1 inches 9.7 inches 8.9 inches 7 inches
Display resolution 1024 x 768 1280 x 800 1024 x 768 1280 x 768 1024 x 600
Display type IPS LCD LCD LCD LCD LCD
Video-out HDMI: requires Apple Digital AV Adapter HDMI —— HDMI HDMI
Rear camera Unknown megapixel with 720P HD recording 5 megapixel, AF, dual LED flash No 5 megapixel, LED flash, AF, 3D 5-megapixel
Video recording 720P 720p at 30fps —- 1080P HD 1080P HD
Front camera Unknown megapixel with VGA recording 2 megapixel 1.3-megapixel Yes 3-megapixel
Video calling Yes (WiFi only) Yes Yes Yes Yes
Location, sensors AGPS, compass, accelerometer, gyroscope GPS, AGPS,accelerometer, compass, gyroscope, barometer GPS, AGPS, accelerometer, compass, gyroscope GPS, AGPS, accelerometer, compass, gyroscope GPS, AGPS, accelerometer,
SIM Micro SIM SIM N/A SIM N/A
Weight 601 grams 730 grams / 25.75 oz. 750grams / 26.10 oz. 630 grams / 22.2 oz. 400 grams / 14.11 oz.
Dimensions 241.1 x 185.7 x 8.8 mm 249 x 167.8 x 12.9 mm 240 x 189 x 14 mm 243 x 149.4 x 12.8 mm 130 x 193 x 10 mm
Price & Availability $499 for WiFi-only 16GB version, up to $829 for WiFi+3G 64GB version. Available March 11 in US, March 25 internationally $799 full retail, $599 with two-year contract from VerizonWireless Unknown price. Available summer 2011 Unknown price; available soon from T-Mobile Possibly available April 10

 

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