Motorola XOOM 2 Media Edition vs Samsung GALAXY Tab 2 (7.0) LTE
Market Status: Released
Market Status: Released US carrier availability: Available - Verizon
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|OS||Android (3.2)||Android (4.1, 4.0) TouchWiz / L!ve Panel UX UI|
|Dimensions||8.50 x 5.47 x 0.35 inches (216 x 139 x 8.9 mm)||7.63 x 4.82 x 0.41 inches (194 x 122 x 10 mm)|
|Weight||13.62 oz (386 g)|
the average is 14.2 oz (406 g)
|12.2 oz (346 g)|
the average is 14.2 oz (406 g)
|Physical size||8.2 inches||7.0 inches|
|Resolution||1280 x 800 pixels||1024 x 600 pixels|
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.
|184 ppi||170 ppi|
Technology - There are two main screen technologies currently used in phones and tablets: LCD and AMOLED. The former usually features a light source and liquid crystals, while the latter is based on organic light-emitting diodes. Newer LCD variations like IPS-LCD and Super-LCD allow for very accurate color reproduction and very wide viewing angles, where no significant image quality loss is observed. Current AMOLED screens differ in such a way that they can exhibit much more saturated colors (sometimes too much) and incredibly high contrast levels, which is due to black color being completely black in AMOLED displays.
|TFT||Super PLS LCD|
|Screen-to-body ratio||65.00 %||58.12 %|
|Colors||16 777 216|
|Features||Light sensor, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass)||Light sensor, Proximity sensor|
|Camera||5 megapixels||3.2 megapixels|
|Features||Autofocus||Smile detection, Exposure compensation, Geo tagging, Panorama, Scenes, Effects|
|Camcorder||1280x720 (720p HD) (30 fps)||1280x720 (720p HD) (30 fps)|
|Front-facing camera||1.3 megapixels||0.3 megapixels VGA|
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.
|TI OMAP4430||Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8960|
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.
|Dual core, 1200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9||Dual core, 1200 MHz, Krait|
|Graphics processor||PowerVR SGX540 @ 304 MHz||Adreno 225|
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.
|1024 MB RAM||1024 MB RAM|
|Built-in storage||16 GB||8 GB|
|Storage expansion||microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC up to 64 GB|
|Stand-by time||8.0 days (192 hours)|
the average is 40 days (948 h)
|Stand-by time (3G)||27.0 days (648 hours)|
the average is 52 days (1250 h)
|Capacity||3900 mAh||4000 mAh|
|Not user replaceable||Yes||Yes|
|Filter by||Album, Artist, Playlists||Album, Artist, Playlists|
|Features||Album art cover, Background playback||Album art cover, Background playback|
|Speakers||Earpiece, Stereo speakers|
|Built-in online services support||YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+|
CDMA - Code Division Multiple Access. A technique of multiplexing, also called spread spectrum, in which analog signals are converted into digital form for transmission. For each communication channel, the signals are encoded in a sequence known to the transmitter and the receiver for that channel. The foremost application is digital cellular phone technology from QUALCOMM that operates in the 800MHz band and 1.9GHz PCS band. CDMA phones are noted for their excellent call quality and long battery life.
|800, 1900 MHz|
|GSM||850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz|
|UMTS||850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz|
|FDD LTE||700 (band 13) MHz|
|Data||HSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE||LTE, EV-DO Rev.A|
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.
|GPS, A-GPS||A-GPS, Glonass|
|Wi-Fi||802.11 a, b, g, n||802.11 b, g, n|
|USB||USB 2.0||USB 2.0|
|Features||Mass storage device|
|Other||Computer sync, OTA sync, Infrared||Computer sync, OTA sync|
|Notifications||Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone||Haptic feedback, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone|
|Sensors||Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer||Accelerometer, Compass|
|Other||Voice commands, Voice recording||Voice commands, Voice recording|
|Officially announced||03 Nov 2011||15 Aug 2012|