Apple always retains a strong place in the market. By the launch of apple iPad 2 its share in the market has also increased. iPad2 is sleeker and lighter than its predecessor. Blackberry playbook is also there in the tablet market.
Blackberry playbook is considered as a Professional tablet. The lack in playbook comes when we talk about “Apps” because blackberry OS do not have such a great list of apps as Apple OS have.
Here I have compared these two powerful tablets for making a clear picture in mind about their features, which will help you to decide which one is best for you.
Operating System and processor
iPad2 is having 1GHz dual core processor Apple A5 Chipset which provides 6x CPU and 9x GPU performances and is having 1000MHz Processor Speed. iPad2 is shipped with iOS 4.3 which provide a boost to its performance.
Blackberry playbook is running on 1 GHz ARM cortex processor with blackberry tablet OS QNX operating system.
Design and dimensions
Apple iPad2 is looking smashing with Black and White color having wide screen 9.7-inches LCD Multi-touch support display that will surely amaze you. It has resolution of 1024 x 768 pixels and having light sensors. By form factor it is a touch-bar tablet with (241.2×185.7 x8.8 mm) dimensions and is 162g in weight.
RIM playbook is supported 7-inches capacitive WSVGA Touchscreen display with gesture support having resolution of 1024 x 600. Dimensions is as (194 x 130 x10 mm) and 425g in weight.
Memory and Camera
Apple iPad2 is supported 16GB/32GB/64GB built in memory and no expandable memory at all. Camera offers 5MP digital zoom with Geo-tagging feature and is also having front side camera to support video calling.
Blackberry playbook offers options of 16GB, 32GB, and 64 GB internal storage with 1GB of Ram and there is not any external card slot. It is featured with 5 MP 2592 x 1944 Autofocus camera with 3MP of secondary camera.
Connectivity and Miscellaneous features
iPad2 is having connectivity support for Bluetooth v2.1 +EDR, Wi- Fi 802.11b/g/n. it is having HDMI port for USB, GPRS, GPS , push mail , SMS, MMS, 3- axis gyro user interface, scratch resistant oleophobic surface.
Blackberry playbook is supporting connectivity of Bluetooth 2.1 with AA2DP and EDR, Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n. Multitouch input support, Email push mail, HDMI port, predictive text input, Supports Adobe flash 10.1.
Battery and Prices
iPad2 is having battery type of Li- ion 6930 mAh, 25 watt hour Rechargeable battery, Stand by time of upto 720h and talktime of upto 10h. The price of iPad2 is $499 for 16GB, $599 for 32GB and $699 for 64GB.
Playbook is supported standard Li- Po 5300mAh rechargeable battery. The range of blackberry playbook is varying by its choice of 16GB for $499, 32 GB of $599 and 64GB of $699.
According to weight of features and quality of Apple iPad2 is a win- win product. Who is the winner from your point of view? Do let us know.
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