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HTC Nexus 9 (WiFi 16GB) vs Motorola Xoom 2 (Media Edition MZ607 32GB)

Side by side comparison between HTC Nexus 9 vs Motorola Xoom 2 tablets, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Motorola Xoom 2 XHTC Nexus 9 (WiFi 16GB)20Points
HTC Nexus 9 (WiFi 16GB)
8.9"
IPS

1536x2048

8
MP

1.6mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Dual

6700
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
04PointsMotorola Xoom 2 (Media Edition MZ607 32GB)Compare HTC Nexus 9 X
Motorola Xoom 2 (Media Edition MZ607 32GB)
8.2"
TFT

800x1280

5
MP

1.3mp

1GB
RAM

32bit Dual

3960
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better tablet? HTC Nexus 9 (WiFi 16GB)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

Nexus 9 (WiFi 16GB)20 Advantages HTC Nexus 9 (WiFi 16GB)vsXoom 2 (Media Edition MZ607 32GB)4 Advantages Motorola Xoom 2 (Media Edition MZ607 32GB)
+2.3Ghz 64bit Dual-Core128%
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
+7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)14%
Thinner
vs9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
+TFT IPS LCDAdvantage
TFT IPS LCD display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT LCD
+1536x2048 pixels2 times
Higher resolution screen
vs800x1280 pixels
+288 PPI57%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs184 PPI
+8.9"9%
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 only main cameraAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
vsNot supported
+(front) 1.6MP20%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 1.3MP
+Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsHD (1280x720)
+Android 7.1.1 NougatAdvantage
Android 7.1.1 Nougat is newer and safer
vsAndroid 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich ICS
+6700 mAh69%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3960 mAh
+Vibrating alertAdvantage
The vibration of the device aids in the use of several features
vsNot supported
+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO 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
+4.1 + A2DPAdvantage
Bluetooth 4.1 + A2DP is newer and faster
vs2.1 + A2DP
+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
vsNot supported
+HTML, XHTML, HTML5Advantage
Better sites viewing on the internet
vsHTML, XHTML, Flash player
16GB (12GB available)vs+32GB167%
More internal storage for applications and files
425 grams (14.88 ounces)vs+386 grams (13.51 ounces)10%
Lighter
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Micro HDMI Type DAdvantage
The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cable

17 Common items in both devices
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
Autofocus
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
+10 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 featuresHTC Nexus 9 (WiFi 16GB)Motorola Xoom 2 (Media Edition MZ607 32GB)
ModelNexus 9 (WiFi 16GB)Xoom 2 (Media Edition MZ607 32GB)
Other model namesHTC Google Nexus 9 WiFi, HTC VolantisMotorola Xoom 2 Family Edition WiFi, Motorola XYBOARD 8.2
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
feature not registered
BrandHTCMotorola
Release dateNovember, 2014December, 2011
Depth7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)153.7 x 228.2 millimeters (6.05 x 8.98 in)139 x 216 millimeters (5.47 x 8.5 in)
Weight425 grams (14.88 ounces)386 grams (13.51 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum body, glass front, plastic backfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)HTC Nexus 9 (WiFi 16GB)Motorola Xoom 2 (Media Edition MZ607 32GB)
Operating systemAndroid 5.0 LollipopAndroid 3.2 Honeycomb
Firmware updateAndroid 7.1.1 NougatAndroid 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich ICS
HardwareHTC Nexus 9 (WiFi 16GB)Motorola Xoom 2 (Media Edition MZ607 32GB)
Chipset64bit - NVIDIA Tegra K1-6432bit - TI OMAP 4430
CPU processor2.3Ghz Dual-Core Denver1.2Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A9
GPU graphical controllerNVIDIA GeForce Kepler MP192PowerVR SGX540
RAM memory2GB LPDDR31GB LPDDR2
Internal storage16GB (12GB available)32GB
External storageNot supportedNot supported
DisplayHTC Nexus 9 (WiFi 16GB)Motorola Xoom 2 (Media Edition MZ607 32GB)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDTFT LCD
Screen size8.9" inches8.2" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~69.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~64.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1536x2048 pixels800x1280 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)288 PPI184 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Gorilla Glass
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksHTC Nexus 9 (WiFi 16GB)Motorola Xoom 2 (Media Edition MZ607 32GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM cardNot supportedNot supported
Maximum download/uploadfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Network technologyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandNot supportedNot supported
Primary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
CallingHTC Nexus 9 (WiFi 16GB)Motorola Xoom 2 (Media Edition MZ607 32GB)
MessagingE-mail, Push mailE-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlNot supportedVoice recorder
CameraHTC Nexus 9 (WiFi 16GB)Motorola Xoom 2 (Media Edition MZ607 32GB)
Back camera (main camera)8 megapixels5 megapixels
Main camera resolution3264x2448 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsHD (1280x720) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.4 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature 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 cameraHTC Nexus 9 (WiFi 16GB)Motorola Xoom 2 (Media Edition MZ607 32GB)
Front camera (secondary)1.6 megapixels1.3 megapixels
Front camera resolution1536x1024 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
MultimediaHTC Nexus 9 (WiFi 16GB)Motorola Xoom 2 (Media Edition MZ607 32GB)
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, DivXMP4, H.264, H.263, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, AAC+
ConnectivityHTC Nexus 9 (WiFi 16GB)Motorola Xoom 2 (Media Edition MZ607 32GB)
USBMicroUSB 2.0MicroUSB 2.0
TV outputNot supportedMicro HDMI Type D
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.1 + A2DP2.1 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsHTC Nexus 9 (WiFi 16GB)Motorola Xoom 2 (Media Edition MZ607 32GB)
Active noise cancellationNot supportedNot supported
Vibrating alertSupportedNot supported
Ringtonesfeature not registeredPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, Flash player
SensorsAccelerometer
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Accelerometer
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Other features- Colors: Indigo Black, Lunar White, Sand
- HTC BoomSound
- WiFi direct
- WiFi hotspot
- Java framework
- Colors: Black
- Motorola MOTOPRINT v2+
- HDMI 1.4
- 3D virtual surround sound
- WiFi hotspot
- Java framework
Power supplyHTC Nexus 9 (WiFi 16GB)Motorola Xoom 2 (Media Edition MZ607 32GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity6700 mAh3960 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomy570 minutes | 9.5 hours | 0.4 day360 minutes | 6 hours | 0.3 day
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateHTC Nexus 9 (WiFi 16GB)Motorola Xoom 2 (Media Edition MZ607 32GB)
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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