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Apple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 128GB) vs Motorola One Macro (XT2016-1)

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Apple iPad Air 2 vs Motorola One Macro devices with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Motorola One Macro XApple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 128GB)13Points
Apple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 128GB)
9.7"
IPS

1536x2048

8
MP

1.2mp

2GB
RAM

64bit 3s

7340
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
22PointsMotorola One Macro (XT2016-1)Compare Apple iPad Air 2 X
Motorola One Macro (XT2016-1)
6.2"
IPS

720x1520

13
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better device? Motorola One Macro (XT2016-1)

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iPad Air 2 (WiFi 128GB)13 Advantages Apple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 128GB)vsOne Macro (XT2016-1)22 Advantages Motorola One Macro (XT2016-1)
+128GB (117GB user free)125%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs64GB (52GB user free)
+6.1 millimeters (0.24 inches)48%
Thinner
vs9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
+Aluminum body, glass frontAdvantage
More resistant material
vsPlastic body, glass front
+TFT LCD IPS LED-BacklitAdvantage
This device has a TFT LCD IPS LED-Backlit screen, which are brighter and more vivid
vsTFT LCD IPS
+1536x2048 pixels187%
Higher resolution screen
vs720x1520 pixels
+9.7"56%
Larger screen
vs6.2"
+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
vsNot supported
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+7340 mAh84%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs4000 mAh
+Proprietary TV-outAdvantage
The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cable
vsNot supported
+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)Advantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) is newer and faster
vs802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device
vsNot supported
+Scratch-resistant glassAdvantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
1.5Ghz 64bit 3-Coresvs+2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core92%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2GB LPDDR3vs+4GB LPDDR4X100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
Not supportedvs+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
437 grams (15.3 ounces)vs+186 grams (6.51 ounces)135%
Lighter
264 PPIvs+271 PPI3%
Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
(back) 8MPvs+(triple camera) 13MP + 2MP + 2MP110%
Higher resolution main camera
Not supportedvs+LED flashAdvantage
The LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
Autofocusvs+LDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocusAdvantage
You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focus
f/2.4 (aperture)vs+f/2.0 (aperture)20%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
(front) 1.2MPvs+(front) 8MP6 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) HD (1280x720)vs+(front) Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
2100000 apps (App Store)vs+2500000 apps (Google Play Store)19%
More apps available to download and use
Not supportedvs+4G LTEAdvantage
The 4G LTE network is newer and faster
(Not supported) vs+(4G LTE) 150 MbpsAdvantage
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+ProximityAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Vibrating alertAdvantage
The vibration of the device aids in the use of several features
Not supportedvs+2 slots Dual-SIMAdvantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
Not supportedvs+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
Not supportedvs+A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouAdvantage
It's harder to lose yourself in the city with GPS on your device
4.0 version A2DPvs+4.2 version A2DPAdvantage
Bluetooth 4.2 version A2DP is newer and faster
Not supportedvs+Water repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)Advantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

19 Common items in both devices
16 million
Only digital zoom
EIS: Digital stabilization
HDR photo/video and HDR photo on front camera / HDR photo on both cameras
Full HD (1920x1080)
Capacitive
Multitouch
+12 specs and more in the table below

Check the comparison table below for more items that are not evaluated in comparison score above.

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Physical featuresApple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 128GB)Motorola One Macro (XT2016-1)
ModeliPad Air 2 (WiFi 128GB)One Macro (XT2016-1)
Other model namesiPad Air 2 A1566 (WiFi), iPad 6Lenovo One Macro XT2016, Motorola Lima
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
EuropeIndia(Global, International)
Europe, India, (Global, International)
BrandAppleMotorola
Release dateOctober, 2014October, 2019
Depth6.1 millimeters (0.24 inches)9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)169.5 x 240 millimeters (6.67 x 9.45 in)75.41 x 157.6 millimeters (2.97 x 6.2 in)
Weight437 grams (15.3 ounces)186 grams (6.51 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum body, glass frontPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedWater repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)
System (OS)Apple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 128GB)Motorola One Macro (XT2016-1)
Operating systemiOS 8.0Android 9.0 Pie
Firmware updateiPadOS 13feature not registered
HardwareApple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 128GB)Motorola One Macro (XT2016-1)
Chipset64bit - Apple A8X (20nm)64bit - MediaTek MT6771 Helio P70M (12nm)
CPU processor1.5Ghz 3-Cores Apple CycloneOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A73
2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerPowerVR GXA6850 MP8ARM Mali-G72 MP3 900Mhz
RAM memory2GB LPDDR34GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (117GB user free)64GB (52GB user free)
eMMC 5.1
External storageNot supportedUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplayApple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 128GB)Motorola One Macro (XT2016-1)
Display typeTFT LCD IPS LED-BacklitTFT LCD IPS
Screen size9.7" inches6.2" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~71.6% (screen-to-body ratio)~80.7% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution1536x2048 pixels720x1520 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)264 PPI271 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassScratch-resistant glassNot supported
Mobile networksApple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 128GB)Motorola One Macro (XT2016-1)
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
SIM cardNot supported2 slots Dual-SIM
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/uploadfeature not registered150/50 Mbps
Network technologyfeature not registered2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandNot supportedQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkNot supportedUMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkNot supportedLTE Cat4 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 19, 20)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE
CallingApple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 128GB)Motorola One Macro (XT2016-1)
MessagingE-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlNot supportedVoice dialing, Voice recorder
CameraApple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 128GB)Motorola One Macro (XT2016-1)
Back camera (main camera)8 megapixels(triple camera)
13 megapixels
2MP macro (f/2.2 1/5" 1.75µm)
2MP depth sensor (f/2.2 1/5" 1.75µm)
Main camera resolution3264x2448 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 120 fps
FlashNot supportedLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.4 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length31mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/3.1" inches
Pixel size1.12µm pixel1.12µm pixel
AutofocusAutofocusLDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo/video and HDR photo on front cameraHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraApple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 128GB)Motorola One Macro (XT2016-1)
Front camera (secondary)1.2 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution1280x960 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)HD (1280x720)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length31mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.12µm pixel
MultimediaApple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 128GB)Motorola One Macro (XT2016-1)
RadioNot supportedFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, MOVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+MP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityApple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 128GB)Motorola One Macro (XT2016-1)
USBMicroUSB 2.0USB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputProprietary TV-outNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.0 version A2DP4.2 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedNot supported
GPSNot supportedA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedSupported
Other functionsApple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 128GB)Motorola One Macro (XT2016-1)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertNot supportedSupported
Ringtonesfeature not registeredPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint (front-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Space Gray, Silver, Gold
- Retina display
- Oleophobic coating
- AirDrop file sharing
- iCloud service
- iCloud Keychain
- FaceTime HD
- Colors: Space Blue, Ultraviolet
- Silicone case included
- Max Vision (19:9) display
- WiFi hotspot
Power supplyApple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 128GB)Motorola One Macro (XT2016-1)
BatteryLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Battery capacity7340 mAh4000 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)feature not registered10W
Talk time autonomy600 minutes | 10 hours | 0.4 dayfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateApple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 128GB)Motorola One Macro (XT2016-1)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered