Acer Iconia A3 vs Apple iPad Air 2

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Display

Size:

10.1 inches
9.7 inches

Resolution:

800 x 1280 pixels, 149 PPI
2048 x 1536 pixels, 264 PPI

Technology:

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body:

64.98 %
71.65 %

Colors:

16 777 216
16 777 216

Peak brightness:

350 cd/m2 (nit)

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch
Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

Ambient light sensor
Oleophobic coating, Ambient light sensor

Hardware

System chip:

MediaTek MT8125
Apple A8X

Processor:

Quad-core, 1200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A7
Triple-core, 1500 MHz, Cyclone, 64-bit

GPU:

PowerVR SGX544
PowerVR GXA6850

RAM:

1GB LPDDR3
2GB LPDDR3

Internal storage:

16GB
128GB

Storage expansion:

microSDHC up to 32 GB

Device type:

Tablet
Tablet

OS:

Android (4.2)
iOS (13.x, 12.x, 11.x, 10.x, 9.x, 8.x)

Battery

Capacity:

3540 mAh
7340 mAh

Type:

Li - Polymer, User replaceable
Not user replaceable

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera:

5 MP
8 MP (Autofocus, BSI sensor)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4; Focal length: 31 mm

Video recording:

1920x1080 (Full HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (120 fps)

Features:

Time-lapse video, EIS, Video calling

Front:

0.3 MP VGA
1.2 MP

Video capture:

1280x720 (HD) (30 fps)

Design

Dimensions:

10.24 x 6.89 x 0.40 inches (260 x 175 x 10.2 mm)
9.45 x 6.67 x 0.24 inches (240 x 169.5 x 6.1 mm)

Weight:

19.75 oz (560.0 g)
15.41 oz (437.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Aluminum

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)

Keys:

Right: Volume control

Colors:

Gold, Gray, Silver

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+)

UMTS:

Bands 5(850), 8(900), 4(1700/2100), 2(1900), 1(2100)

Data Speed:

HSPA
LTE, HSPA, UMTS

SIM type:

Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Multiple speakers

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring:

TV-out
TV-out

Additional microphone(s):

Yes

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.0
4.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 b, g, n
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Multiple antennas, MIMO, Hotspot

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0
Lightning

Features:

Mass storage device, Charging
Mass storage device, Charging

HDMI:

Micro HDMI (Type D)

Location:

GPS, A-GPS
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other:

Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, AirDrop

Phone features

Notifications:

Flight mode, Silent mode
Flight mode, Silent mode

Other features:

Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Oct 16, 2014

FCC ID value:

BCGA1566

Measured SAR:

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.56 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 829

In The Box:

Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter

Availability

Officially announced:

Oct 16, 2014
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