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Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB) vs Motorola Xoom 2 (Media Edition MZ607 16GB)

Side by side comparison between Apple iPad Air 2 vs Motorola Xoom 2 tablets, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Motorola Xoom 2 XApple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)21Points
Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)
9.7"
IPS

1536x2048

8
MP

1.2mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Triple

7340
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
04PointsMotorola Xoom 2 (Media Edition MZ607 16GB)Compare Apple iPad Air 2 X
Motorola Xoom 2 (Media Edition MZ607 16GB)
8.2"
TFT

800x1280

5
MP

1.3mp

1GB
RAM

32bit Dual

3960
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better tablet? Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)

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iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)21 Advantages Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)vsXoom 2 (Media Edition MZ607 16GB)4 Advantages Motorola Xoom 2 (Media Edition MZ607 16GB)
+1.5GHz 64bit Triple-Core67%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.2GHz 32bit Dual-Core
+2GB LPDDR3100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs1GB LPDDR2
+128GB (117GB available)6 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs16GB
+6.1 millimeters (0.24 inches)48%
Thinner
vs9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
+TFT LED-Backlit IPS LCDAdvantage
TFT LED-Backlit IPS LCD display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT LCD
+1536x2048 pixels2 times
Higher resolution screen
vs800x1280 pixels
+264 PPI43%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs184 PPI
+9.7"18%
Larger screen
vs8.2"
+(back) 8MP59%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 5MP
+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
vsNot supported
+HDR photo/video and HDR photo on front cameraAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
vsNot supported
+Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsHD (1280x720)
+4G LTEAdvantage
The 4G LTE network is newer and faster
vsNot supported
+(4G LTE) 100 MbpsAdvantage
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(Not supported)
+Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+7340 mAh85%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3960 mAh
+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
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 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
vsNot supported
+4.0 + A2DPAdvantage
Bluetooth 4.0 + A2DP is newer and faster
vs2.1 + A2DP
+HTML, XHTML, HTML5Advantage
Better sites viewing on the internet
vsHTML, XHTML, Flash player
444 grams (15.54 ounces)vs+386 grams (13.51 ounces)15%
Lighter
Not supportedvs+LED flashAdvantage
The LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
(front) 1.2MPvs+(front) 1.3MP7%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
2300000 apps (App Store)vs+3500000 apps (Google Play Store)52%
More apps available to download and use

18 Common items in both devices
16 million
Only digital zoom
Autofocus
Capacitive
Multitouch
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
+11 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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📱 Model features

Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)Motorola Xoom 2 (Media Edition MZ607 16GB)
ModeliPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)Xoom 2 (Media Edition MZ607 16GB)
Other model namesiPad Air 2 A1567 Cellular (4G LTE), iPad 6Motorola Xoom 2 Family Edition WiFi, Motorola XYBOARD 8.2
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
feature not registered
BrandAppleMotorola
Release date10/24/2014, Announced: 10/16/201412/1/2011
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)139 x 216 millimeters (5.47 x 8.5 in)
Weight444 grams (15.54 ounces)386 grams (13.51 ounces)
Build, materialsAluminum body, glass frontfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported

🤖 Operating System

Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)Motorola Xoom 2 (Media Edition MZ607 16GB)
System versioniOS 8.0Android 3.2 Honeycomb
Firmware updateiPadOS 13Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich ICS
User Interfacefeature not registeredfeature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)Motorola Xoom 2 (Media Edition MZ607 16GB)
Chipset64bit - Apple A8X (20nm)32bit - TI OMAP 4430
CPUTriple-Core, 1 processor:
1.5GHz Triple-Core Typhoon
Dual-Core, 1 processor:
1.2GHz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A9
GPU graphical controllerPowerVR GX6450 Rogue (8-core)PowerVR SGX540
Performance (benchmark)Basemark X: 29753feature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)Motorola Xoom 2 (Media Edition MZ607 16GB)
RAM memory2GB LPDDR31GB LPDDR2
Internal storage128GB (117GB available)16GB
External storageNot supportedNot supported

📲 Display

Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)Motorola Xoom 2 (Media Edition MZ607 16GB)
Display typeTFT LED-Backlit IPS LCDTFT LCD
Screen size9.7" inches8.2" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~71.6% (screen-to-body ratio)~64.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1536x2048 pixels (4:3)800x1280 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)264 PPI184 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassScratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass
Refresh rate60Hzfeature not registered
Display featuresNot supportedfeature not registered

📶 Mobile networks

Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)Motorola Xoom 2 (Media Edition MZ607 16GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Not supported
Maximum download/upload100/50 Mbpsfeature not registered
Network technology2G, 3G, 4Gfeature not registered
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM MHz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Primary 2G networkCDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Not supported
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41)
Not supported
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTENot supported
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported

📷 Camera

Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)Motorola Xoom 2 (Media Edition MZ607 16GB)
Back camera (main camera)8 megapixels5 megapixels
Main camera resolution3264x2448 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsHD (1280x720) 30 fps
FlashNot supportedLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.4 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal length31mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel size1.12µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusAutofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationfeature not registered
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection
BSI sensorSupportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo/video and HDR photo on front cameraNot supported
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)Motorola Xoom 2 (Media Edition MZ607 16GB)
Front camera (secondary)1.2 megapixels1.3 megapixels
Front camera resolution1280x960 pixels1280x1024 pixels
Video recording (secondary)HD (1280x720)Not supported
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal length31mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)Motorola Xoom 2 (Media Edition MZ607 16GB)
LoudspeakerSupportedSupported
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or moreNot supported
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, MOVMP4, H.264, H.263, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+MP3, WAV, WMA, AAC+

🔌 Connectivity

Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)Motorola Xoom 2 (Media Edition MZ607 16GB)
USBMicroUSB 2.0MicroUSB 2.0
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputProprietary TV-outMicro HDMI Type D
Bluetooth4.0 + A2DP2.1 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNASupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging
NFCNot supportedNot supported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)Motorola Xoom 2 (Media Edition MZ607 16GB)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Barometer
Compass
Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)
Gyroscope
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Barometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Vibrating alertNot supportedNot supported

🔋 Battery

Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)Motorola Xoom 2 (Media Edition MZ607 16GB)
Battery typeLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity7340 mAh3960 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomy10 hours6 hours
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

➕ Other features

Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)Motorola Xoom 2 (Media Edition MZ607 16GB)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice recorder
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailE-mail, Push mail
Hands-free callingSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, Flash player
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
Miscellaneous- Colors: Space Gray, Silver, Gold
- Retina display
- Oleophobic coating
- AirDrop file sharing
- iCloud service
- iCloud Keychain
- FaceTime HD
- Colors: Black
- Motorola MOTOPRINT v2+
- HDMI 1.4
- 3D virtual surround sound
- WiFi hotspot
- Java framework

☢️ Radiation rate

Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)Motorola Xoom 2 (Media Edition MZ607 16GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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