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Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 64GB) vs Lenovo ThinkPad 8 (WiFi 64GB)

Side by side comparison between Apple iPad Air 2 vs Lenovo ThinkPad 8 tablets, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Lenovo ThinkPad 8 XApple iPad Air 2 (4G 64GB)17Points
Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 64GB)
9.7"
IPS

1536x2048

8
MP

1.2mp

2GB
RAM

64bit 3s

7340
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
10PointsLenovo ThinkPad 8 (WiFi 64GB)Compare Apple iPad Air 2 X
Lenovo ThinkPad 8 (WiFi 64GB)
8.3"
IPS

1200x1920

8
MP

2.1mp

2GB
RAM

32bit Quad

1800
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better tablet? Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 64GB)

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iPad Air 2 (4G 64GB)17 Advantages Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 64GB)vsThinkPad 8 (WiFi 64GB)10 Advantages Lenovo ThinkPad 8 (WiFi 64GB)
+6.1 millimeters (0.24 inches)44%
Thinner
vs8.8 millimeters (0.35 inches)
+TFT LED-Backlit IPS LCDAdvantage
TFT LED-Backlit IPS LCD display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT IPS LCD
+1536x2048 pixels37%
Higher resolution screen
vs1200x1920 pixels
+9.7"17%
Larger screen
vs8.3"
+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
+2100000 apps (App Store)110%
More apps available to download and use
vs1000000 apps (Windows Store)
+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)
+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+7340 mAh3 times
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs1800 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
+Scratch-resistant glassAdvantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
1.5Ghz 64bit 3-Coresvs+2.4Ghz 32bit Quad-Core47%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
64GB (54GB available)vs+64GB19%
More internal storage for applications and files
Not supportedvs+Until 64GB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
444 grams (15.54 ounces)vs+430 grams (15.05 ounces)3%
Lighter
264 PPIvs+273 PPI3%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
Not supportedvs+LED flashAdvantage
The LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
(front) 1.2MPvs+(front) 2.1MP69%
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
Not supportedvs+Vibrating alertAdvantage
The vibration of the device aids in the use of several features
MicroUSB 2.0vs+MicroUSB 3.0Advantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.

18 Common items in both devices
2GB LPDDR3
16 million
(back) 8MP
Only digital zoom
Autofocus
Full HD (1920x1080)
Capacitive
+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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Physical featuresApple iPad Air 2 (4G 64GB)Lenovo ThinkPad 8 (WiFi 64GB)
ModeliPad Air 2 (4G 64GB)ThinkPad 8 (WiFi 64GB)
Other model namesiPad Air 2 A1567 Cellular (4G LTE), iPad 6Lenovo ThinkPad 8.3 WiFi
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
feature not registered
BrandAppleLenovo
Release dateOctober, 2014January, 2014
Depth6.1 millimeters (0.24 inches)8.8 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)169.5 x 240 millimeters (6.67 x 9.45 in)132 x 224.3 millimeters (5.2 x 8.83 in)
Weight444 grams (15.54 ounces)430 grams (15.05 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum body, glass frontfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 64GB)Lenovo ThinkPad 8 (WiFi 64GB)
Operating systemiOS 8.0Windows 8.1 Pro
Firmware updateiPadOS 13feature not registered
HardwareApple iPad Air 2 (4G 64GB)Lenovo ThinkPad 8 (WiFi 64GB)
Chipset64bit - Apple A8X (20nm)32bit - Intel Atom Z3770
CPU processor1.5Ghz 3-Cores Apple Cyclone2.4Ghz Quad-Core Bay Trail
GPU graphical controllerPowerVR GXA6850 MP8Intel HD Graphics
RAM memory2GB LPDDR32GB LPDDR3
Internal storage64GB (54GB available)64GB
External storageNot supportedUntil 64GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayApple iPad Air 2 (4G 64GB)Lenovo ThinkPad 8 (WiFi 64GB)
Display typeTFT LED-Backlit IPS LCDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size9.7" inches8.3" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~71.6% (screen-to-body ratio)~67.5% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1536x2048 pixels1200x1920 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)264 PPI273 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassScratch-resistant glassNot supported
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksApple iPad Air 2 (4G 64GB)Lenovo ThinkPad 8 (WiFi 64GB)
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
CallingApple iPad Air 2 (4G 64GB)Lenovo ThinkPad 8 (WiFi 64GB)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailE-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedfeature not registered
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsNot supported
CameraApple iPad Air 2 (4G 64GB)Lenovo ThinkPad 8 (WiFi 64GB)
Back camera (main camera)8 megapixels8 megapixels
Main camera resolution3264x2448 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 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, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo/video and HDR photo on front cameraNot supported
2ª cameraApple iPad Air 2 (4G 64GB)Lenovo ThinkPad 8 (WiFi 64GB)
Front camera (secondary)1.2 megapixels2.1 megapixels
Front camera resolution1280x960 pixels1920x1080 pixels
Video recording (secondary)HD (1280x720)Full HD (1920x1080)
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
MultimediaApple iPad Air 2 (4G 64GB)Lenovo ThinkPad 8 (WiFi 64GB)
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, MOVMP4, H.264, H.263, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+MP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+
ConnectivityApple iPad Air 2 (4G 64GB)Lenovo ThinkPad 8 (WiFi 64GB)
USBMicroUSB 2.0MicroUSB 3.0
TV outputProprietary TV-outMicro HDMI Type D
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.0 + A2DP4.0 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsApple iPad Air 2 (4G 64GB)Lenovo ThinkPad 8 (WiFi 64GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedNot supported
Vibrating alertNot supportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedfeature not registered
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)
Accelerometer
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Other features- Colors: Space Gray, Silver, Gold
- Retina display
- Oleophobic coating
- AirDrop file sharing
- iCloud service
- iCloud Keychain
- FaceTime HD
- Colors: Black
- USB On-The-Go
- SRS Sound
- ThinkPad OneLink Dock Pro
- Quickshot Cover
Power supplyApple iPad Air 2 (4G 64GB)Lenovo ThinkPad 8 (WiFi 64GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity7340 mAh1800 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomy600 minutes | 10 hours | 0.4 day480 minutes | 8 hours | 0.3 day
Standbyfeature not registered24480 minutes | 408 hours | 17 days
Radiation rateApple iPad Air 2 (4G 64GB)Lenovo ThinkPad 8 (WiFi 64GB)
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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