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Apple iPad vs HP TouchPad

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Apple iPad Remove phone

Posted: 27 Jan 2010
Market Status: Released
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HP TouchPad Remove phone

Posted: 09 Feb 2011
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeTabletTablet 
OSiOS (5.1, 5, 4.x)webOS (3.0) 
Dimensions9.56 x 7.47 x 0.50 inches (243 x 190 x 13 mm)9.45 x 7.45 x 0.54 inches (240 x 189 x 14 mm) 
Weight25.75 oz (730 g)
the average is 15 oz (429 g)
26.10 oz (740 g)
the average is 15 oz (429 g)
 
Display
Physical size9.7 inches9.7 inches 
Resolution1024 x 768 pixels1024 x 768 pixels 
Pixel density

Pixel density - The pixel density of a display represents the number of pixels over an area of one inch. It’s measured in “pixels per inch”, or ppi. The higher the number, the more detailed and good-looking the display is.

132 ppi132 ppi 
Colors 262 144 
TouchscreenMulti-touchMulti-touch 
FeaturesLight sensorLight sensor 
Camera
Camcorder   
Features Video calling 
Front-facing camera 1.3 megapixels 
Hardware
System chip

System chip - Most modern handsets use an advanced chip that includes many of the device’s hardware modules like the processor, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and sometimes even the wireless radio. This field shows what particular system chip (or System-on-a-Chip) is used in the phone.

Apple A4Qualcomm Snapdragon S3 APQ8060 
Processor

Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.

Single core, 1000 MHzDual core, 1200 MHz, Scorpion 
Graphics processorYesAdreno 220 
System memory

System memory - System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.

256 MB RAM  
Built-in storage64 GB32 GB 
Battery
Capacity 6300 mAh 
Not user replaceableYesYes 
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Multimedia
Speakers Stereo speakers 
YouTube playerYesYes 
Internet browsing
Built-in online services support Facebook, Twitter 
Technology
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz  
UMTS850, 1900, 2100 MHz  
DataHSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE  
Micro SIMYes  
Positioning

Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. There are three main types: GPS, A-GPS and GLONASS. GPS - This is one of the most widespread global positioning technologies, developed and maintained by the U.S. government. It uses satellites in order to detect your location. Works best in clear weather. A-GPS - A-GPS stands for Assisted GPS and is the industry standard for positioning and navigation. “Assisted” means that it can use local wireless networks, in addition to satellites, for quicker and more precise localization. GLONASS - GLONASS is a global positioning system, developed by the Russian Federation. It’s very similar to GPS, but isn’t so popular in cell phones.

A-GPSA-GPS 
NavigationYesYes 
Connectivity
Bluetooth2.1, EDR2.1, EDR 
Wi-Fi802.11 a, b, g, n802.11 b, g, n 
USBYesUSB 2.0 
ConnectorProprietarymicroUSB 
Features Mass storage device, USB charging 
OtherTV-Out, Computer sync, OTA syncComputer sync, OTA sync 
Other features
NotificationsSpeakerphoneMusic ringtones, Polyphonic ringtones, Speakerphone 
SensorsAccelerometer, CompassAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass 
Other Voice recording 
Availability
Officially announced27 Jan 201009 Feb 2011 

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