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Motorola Xoom 2 (Media Edition MZ607 16GB) vs Apple iPad mini 3 (CDMA 64GB)

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

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Compare Apple iPad mini 3 XMotorola Xoom 2 (Media Edition MZ607 16GB)06Points
Motorola Xoom 2 (Media Edition MZ607 16GB)
8.2"
TFT

800x1280

5
MP

1.3mp

1GB
RAM

32bit Dual

3960
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
18PointsApple iPad mini 3 (CDMA 64GB)Compare Motorola Xoom 2 X
Apple iPad mini 3 (CDMA 64GB)
7.9"
IPS

1536x2048

5
MP

1.2mp

1GB
RAM

64bit Dual

6350
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better tablet? Apple iPad mini 3 (CDMA 64GB)

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!

Xoom 2 (Media Edition MZ607 16GB)6 Advantages Motorola Xoom 2 (Media Edition MZ607 16GB)vsiPad mini 3 (CDMA 64GB)18 Advantages Apple iPad mini 3 (CDMA 64GB)
+8.2"4%
Larger screen
vs7.9"
+LED flashAdvantage
The LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
vsNot supported
+(front) 1.3MP7%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 1.2MP
+3500000 apps (Google Play Store)52%
More apps available to download and use
vs2300000 apps (App Store)
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Gorilla GlassAdvantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
1.2GHz 32bit Dual-Corevs+1.3GHz 64bit Dual-Core35%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
1GB LPDDR2vs+1GB LPDDR3Advantage
This RAM type is better and more efficient.
16GBvs+64GB (56GB available)3 times
More internal storage for applications and files
386 grams (13.51 ounces)vs+341 grams (11.94 ounces)13%
Lighter
9 millimeters (0.35 inches)vs+7.5 millimeters (0.3 inches)20%
Thinner
TFT LCDvs+TFT LED-Backlit IPS LCDAdvantage
TFT LED-Backlit IPS LCD display is brighter and more vivid
800x1280 pixelsvs+1536x2048 pixels2 times
Higher resolution screen
184 PPIvs+324 PPI76%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
Not supportedvs+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
Not supportedvs+HDR photo only main cameraAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
HD (1280x720)vs+Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
Not supportedvs+4G LTEAdvantage
The 4G LTE network is newer and faster
(Not supported) vs+(4G LTE) 100 MbpsAdvantage
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
3960 mAhvs+6350 mAh60%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
Not supportedvs+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
2.1 + A2DPvs+4.0 + A2DPAdvantage
Bluetooth 4.0 + A2DP is newer and faster
HTML, XHTML, Flash playervs+HTML, XHTML, HTML5Advantage
Better sites viewing on the internet

18 Common items in both devices
16 million
(back) 5MP
Only digital zoom
Autofocus
Capacitive
Multitouch
Accelerometer
+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

Motorola Xoom 2 (Media Edition MZ607 16GB)Apple iPad mini 3 (CDMA 64GB)
ModelXoom 2 (Media Edition MZ607 16GB)iPad mini 3 (CDMA 64GB)
Other model namesMotorola Xoom 2 Family Edition WiFi, Motorola XYBOARD 8.2Verizon iPad Mini 3 A1600 (4G LTE + CDMA)
Country or region availablefeature not registeredUSA
USA
BrandMotorolaApple
Release date12/1/201110/16/2014
Depth9 millimeters (0.35 inches)7.5 millimeters (0.3 inches)
Size (width x height)139 x 216 millimeters (5.47 x 8.5 in)134.7 x 200 millimeters (5.3 x 7.87 in)
Weight386 grams (13.51 ounces)341 grams (11.94 ounces)
Build, materialsfeature not registeredAluminum body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported

🤖 Operating System

Motorola Xoom 2 (Media Edition MZ607 16GB)Apple iPad mini 3 (CDMA 64GB)
System versionAndroid 3.2 HoneycombiOS 8.0
Firmware updateAndroid 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich ICSiOS 12
User Interfacefeature not registeredfeature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Motorola Xoom 2 (Media Edition MZ607 16GB)Apple iPad mini 3 (CDMA 64GB)
Chipset32bit - TI OMAP 443064bit - Apple A7 APL5698 (28nm)
CPUDual-Core, 1 processor:
1.2GHz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A9
Dual-Core, 1 processor:
1.3GHz Dual-Core Cyclone
GPU graphical controllerPowerVR SGX540PowerVR G6430 MP4
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredfeature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Motorola Xoom 2 (Media Edition MZ607 16GB)Apple iPad mini 3 (CDMA 64GB)
RAM memory1GB LPDDR21GB LPDDR3
Internal storage16GB64GB (56GB available)
External storageNot supportedNot supported

📲 Display

Motorola Xoom 2 (Media Edition MZ607 16GB)Apple iPad mini 3 (CDMA 64GB)
Display typeTFT LCDTFT LED-Backlit IPS LCD
Screen size8.2" inches7.9" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~64.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~71.7% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution800x1280 pixels1536x2048 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)184 PPI324 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla GlassNot supported
Refresh ratefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📶 Mobile networks

Motorola Xoom 2 (Media Edition MZ607 16GB)Apple iPad mini 3 (CDMA 64GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM cardNot supported1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/uploadfeature not registered100/50 Mbps
Network technologyfeature not registered2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM MHz bandNot supportedQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkNot supportedCDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkNot supportedCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkNot supportedLTE Cat3 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported

📷 Camera

Motorola Xoom 2 (Media Edition MZ607 16GB)Apple iPad mini 3 (CDMA 64GB)
Back camera (main camera)5 megapixels5 megapixels
Main camera resolution2592x1944 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (primary)HD (1280x720) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.4 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered32mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusAutofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationfeature not registeredEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRNot supportedHDR photo only main camera
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Motorola Xoom 2 (Media Edition MZ607 16GB)Apple iPad mini 3 (CDMA 64GB)
Front camera (secondary)1.3 megapixels1.2 megapixels
Front camera resolution1280x1024 pixels1280x960 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Not supportedHD (1280x720)
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

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Motorola Xoom 2 (Media Edition MZ607 16GB)Apple iPad mini 3 (CDMA 64GB)
LoudspeakerSupportedSupported
Active noise cancellationNot supported2 microphones or more
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, WMVMP4, H.264, H.263, MOV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, AAC+MP3, WAV, eAAC, M4A

🔌 Connectivity

Motorola Xoom 2 (Media Edition MZ607 16GB)Apple iPad mini 3 (CDMA 64GB)
USBMicroUSB 2.0USB 2.0 proprietary connector
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputMicro HDMI Type DProprietary TV-out
Bluetooth2.1 + A2DP4.0 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTaggingA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
NFCNot supportedNot supported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Motorola Xoom 2 (Media Edition MZ607 16GB)Apple iPad mini 3 (CDMA 64GB)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Barometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)
Gyroscope
Vibrating alertNot supportedNot supported

🔋 Battery

Motorola Xoom 2 (Media Edition MZ607 16GB)Apple iPad mini 3 (CDMA 64GB)
Battery typeLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity3960 mAh6350 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomy6 hours10 hours
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

➕ Other features

Motorola Xoom 2 (Media Edition MZ607 16GB)Apple iPad mini 3 (CDMA 64GB)
Call controlVoice recorderVoice recorder
MessagingE-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Hands-free callingSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, Flash playerHTML, XHTML, HTML5
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
Miscellaneous- Colors: Black
- Motorola MOTOPRINT v2+
- HDMI 1.4
- 3D virtual surround sound
- WiFi hotspot
- Java framework
- 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

☢️ Radiation rate

Motorola Xoom 2 (Media Edition MZ607 16GB)Apple iPad mini 3 (CDMA 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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