Motorola Xoom vs iPad 2

Many users are aiming to bring about more convenience in terms of working or surfing for information through technology advancement. This reason alone causes these users to look for the latest and most advance gadget – and to date, what’s newer than Apples iPad 2? People are now comparing the new iPad 2 to Motorola Xoom. Both have their own advantages and disadvantages, so which will win over the other? Before weighing the pros and cons, it is, of course, important to understand what each tablet has to offer.

Google has officially worked on the Motorola Xoom to optimize the Android 3.0 (Honeycomb). It has camera functions such as the built in 5 megapixels camera, and it also features a 2 megapixel webcam. Not only that, this tablet could also stream online medias with the WiFi connectivity. Depending on the usage, battery lifespan could last up to 24W-hr. Motorola Xoom also supports Google mobile services such as Gmail, Google chat, Google maps, Google ebooks, as well as YouTube.

Motorola Xoom

The Motorola Xoom has a display of 10.1 inch, and HD 720p. The tablet weighs 730 grams for the 3G tablet, and 708 grams for the one with WiFi. This gadget stands at 249.1mm in height, 167.8mm weight, and 12.9mm of Depth. The exterior of the Xoom is made out of anodized aluminium and has a soft touch. Not only that, running on the inside is a dual-core Tegra 2 processor and other additional functions such as a CDMA800/1900 LTE 700, accelerometer, Rx diversity in various band connections, GPS and many other functions on the listing.

As for the iPad 2, it is currently running on Apples new iOS 4.3, and it is set with a dual core A5 processor. It is also equipped with one camera on the front and another at the back of it. The back camera has the function of high definition (720p) recording up to 30 frames /second , and still camera of 5x digital zooming. The front camera video recording also has a VGA-quality up to 30 frames/ second with audio, and VGA- quality still camera.

It is also very user friendly in a way that a tap is all it takes to control the exposure for both video and still captures. The iPad 2 weighs 730 grams, and has the dimension of 9.80 x 6.61 x 0.51 inches. The display of the iPad 2 is 10.1 inch WXGA 1280 x 800 Pixel Resolution Touchscreen. It is also equipped with Gyro, compass, an accelerometer – in other words, your iPad 2 reads your every move.

Guess its not so much about advantage or disadvantage of the gadget, but more like the preference of the users – be it price, brand, or specification preference!

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