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Apple iPad mini 3 (4G 16GB) vs Motorola Xoom 2 (Media Edition MZ607 16GB)

Side by side comparison between Apple iPad mini 3 vs Motorola Xoom 2 tablets, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Motorola Xoom 2 XApple iPad mini 3 (4G 16GB)17Points
Apple iPad mini 3 (4G 16GB)
7.9"
IPS

1536x2048

5
MP

1.2mp

1GB
RAM

64bit Dual

6350
mAh

(Non removable)

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07PointsMotorola Xoom 2 (Media Edition MZ607 16GB)Compare Apple iPad mini 3 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 mini 3 (4G 16GB)

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iPad mini 3 (4G 16GB)17 Advantages Apple iPad mini 3 (4G 16GB)vsXoom 2 (Media Edition MZ607 16GB)7 Advantages Motorola Xoom 2 (Media Edition MZ607 16GB)
+1.3Ghz 64bit Dual-Core35%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.2Ghz 32bit Dual-Core
+1GB LPDDR3Advantage
This RAM type is better and more efficient.
vs1GB LPDDR2
+341 grams (11.94 ounces)13%
Lighter
vs386 grams (13.51 ounces)
+7.5 millimeters (0.3 inches)20%
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
+324 PPI76%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs184 PPI
+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
vsNot supported
+HDR photo only main 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
+6350 mAh60%
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
+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
16GB (11GB available)vs+16GB45%
More internal storage for applications and files
7.9"vs+8.2"4%
Larger screen
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
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Gorilla GlassAdvantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys

18 Common items in both devices
16 million
(back) 5MP
Only digital zoom
Autofocus
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
+11 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresApple iPad mini 3 (4G 16GB)Motorola Xoom 2 (Media Edition MZ607 16GB)
ModeliPad mini 3 (4G 16GB)Xoom 2 (Media Edition MZ607 16GB)
Other model namesiPad Mini 3 A1601 (4G LTE)Motorola Xoom 2 Family Edition WiFi, Motorola XYBOARD 8.2
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
feature not registered
BrandAppleMotorola
Release dateOctober, 2014December, 2011
Depth7.5 millimeters (0.3 inches)9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)134.7 x 200 millimeters (5.3 x 7.87 in)139 x 216 millimeters (5.47 x 8.5 in)
Weight341 grams (11.94 ounces)386 grams (13.51 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 mini 3 (4G 16GB)Motorola Xoom 2 (Media Edition MZ607 16GB)
Operating systemiOS 8.0Android 3.2 Honeycomb
Firmware updateiOS 12Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich ICS
HardwareApple iPad mini 3 (4G 16GB)Motorola Xoom 2 (Media Edition MZ607 16GB)
Chipset64bit - Apple A7 APL5698 (28nm)32bit - TI OMAP 4430
CPU processor1.3Ghz Dual-Core Cyclone1.2Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A9
GPU graphical controllerPowerVR G6430 MP4PowerVR SGX540
RAM memory1GB LPDDR31GB LPDDR2
Internal storage16GB (11GB available)16GB
External storageNot supportedNot supported
DisplayApple iPad mini 3 (4G 16GB)Motorola Xoom 2 (Media Edition MZ607 16GB)
Display typeTFT LED-Backlit IPS LCDTFT LCD
Screen size7.9" inches8.2" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~71.7% (screen-to-body ratio)~64.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1536x2048 pixels800x1280 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)324 PPI184 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksApple iPad mini 3 (4G 16GB)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 networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100Not supported
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat3 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 18, 19, 20)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40)
Not supported
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, 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 mini 3 (4G 16GB)Motorola Xoom 2 (Media Edition MZ607 16GB)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailE-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice recorderVoice recorder
CameraApple iPad mini 3 (4G 16GB)Motorola Xoom 2 (Media Edition MZ607 16GB)
Back camera (main camera)5 megapixels5 megapixels
Main camera resolution2592x1944 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 length32mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature 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 only main cameraNot supported
2ª cameraApple iPad mini 3 (4G 16GB)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 aperturefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaApple iPad mini 3 (4G 16GB)Motorola Xoom 2 (Media Edition MZ607 16GB)
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, MOVMP4, H.264, H.263, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC, M4AMP3, WAV, WMA, AAC+
ConnectivityApple iPad mini 3 (4G 16GB)Motorola Xoom 2 (Media Edition MZ607 16GB)
USBUSB 2.0 proprietary connectorMicroUSB 2.0
TV outputProprietary TV-outMicro HDMI Type D
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.0 + A2DP2.1 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsApple iPad mini 3 (4G 16GB)Motorola Xoom 2 (Media Edition MZ607 16GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedNot supported
Vibrating alertNot supportedNot supported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, Flash player
SensorsAccelerometer
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)
Accelerometer
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Other features- Colors: Black on gray, White on silver, Gold
- Apple SIM only USA and UK
- Oleophobic coating on Retina display
- Fingerprint sensor (Touch ID)
- Aluminium body
- FaceTime
- Siri natural language
- iCloud cloud service
- Twitter and Facebook
- Lightning connector port
- OpenGL ES 3.0
- Colors: Black
- Motorola MOTOPRINT v2+
- HDMI 1.4
- 3D virtual surround sound
- WiFi hotspot
- Java framework
Power supplyApple iPad mini 3 (4G 16GB)Motorola Xoom 2 (Media Edition MZ607 16GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity6350 mAh3960 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomy600 minutes | 10 hours | 0.4 day360 minutes | 6 hours | 0.3 day
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateApple iPad mini 3 (4G 16GB)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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