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Motorola Xoom (4G LTE MZ602 32GB) vs Apple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 64GB)

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

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Compare Apple iPad Air 2 XMotorola Xoom (4G LTE MZ602 32GB)08Points
Motorola Xoom (4G LTE MZ602 32GB)
10.1"
TFT

800x1280

5
MP

2mp

1GB
RAM

32bit Dual

3250
mAh

(Non removable)

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16PointsApple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 64GB)Compare Motorola Xoom X
Apple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 64GB)
9.7"
IPS

1536x2048

8
MP

1.2mp

2GB
RAM

64bit 3s

7340
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better tablet? Apple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 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 (4G LTE MZ602 32GB)8 Advantages Motorola Xoom (4G LTE MZ602 32GB)vsiPad Air 2 (WiFi 64GB)16 Advantages Apple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 64GB)
+Until 32GB microSD, microSDHCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+10.1"4%
Larger screen
vs9.7"
+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
vsNot supported
+(front) 2MP56%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 1.2MP
+2500000 apps (Google Play Store)19%
More apps available to download and use
vs2100000 apps (App 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)
+A-GPS, GeoTaggingAdvantage
It's harder to lose yourself in the city with GPS on your device
vsNot supported
1Ghz 32bit Dual-Corevs+1.5Ghz 64bit 3-Cores110%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
1GB LPDDR2vs+2GB LPDDR3100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
32GBvs+64GB (54GB available)69%
More internal storage for applications and files
735 grams (25.73 ounces)vs+437 grams (15.3 ounces)68%
Lighter
12.9 millimeters (0.51 inches)vs+6.1 millimeters (0.24 inches)111%
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
149 PPIvs+264 PPI77%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
(back) 5MPvs+(back) 8MP59%
Higher resolution main camera
HD (1280x720)vs+Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
3250 mAhvs+7340 mAh126%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)vs+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
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

16 Common items in both devices
16 million
Only digital zoom
Autofocus
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
+9 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 featuresMotorola Xoom (4G LTE MZ602 32GB)Apple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 64GB)
ModelXoom (4G LTE MZ602 32GB)iPad Air 2 (WiFi 64GB)
Other model namesVerizon Motorola Xoom 4G MZ602, Tablet Motorola Xoom CDMAiPad Air 2 A1566 (WiFi), iPad 6
Country or region availablefeature not registered(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandMotorolaApple
Release dateOctober, 2011October, 2014
Depth12.9 millimeters (0.51 inches)6.1 millimeters (0.24 inches)
Size (width x height)167.8 x 249.1 millimeters (6.61 x 9.81 in)169.5 x 240 millimeters (6.67 x 9.45 in)
Weight735 grams (25.73 ounces)437 grams (15.3 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredAluminum body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Motorola Xoom (4G LTE MZ602 32GB)Apple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 64GB)
Operating systemAndroid 3.0 HoneycombiOS 8.0
Firmware updateAndroid 4.1.2 Jelly BeaniPadOS 13
HardwareMotorola Xoom (4G LTE MZ602 32GB)Apple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 64GB)
Chipset32bit - NVIDIA Tegra 2 T2064bit - Apple A8X (20nm)
CPU processor1Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A91.5Ghz 3-Cores Apple Cyclone
GPU graphical controllerULP GeForce 400MHzPowerVR GXA6850 MP8
RAM memory1GB LPDDR22GB LPDDR3
Internal storage32GB64GB (54GB available)
External storageUntil 32GB microSD, microSDHC
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
DisplayMotorola Xoom (4G LTE MZ602 32GB)Apple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 64GB)
Display typeTFT LCDTFT LED-Backlit IPS LCD
Screen size10.1" inches9.7" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~70.8% (screen-to-body ratio)~71.6% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution800x1280 pixels1536x2048 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)149 PPI264 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla GlassScratch-resistant glass
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksMotorola Xoom (4G LTE MZ602 32GB)Apple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 64GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
Standard mini-SIM (2FF)
Not supported
Maximum download/upload100/50 Mbpsfeature not registered
Network technology2G, 3G, 4Gfeature not registered
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandNot supportedNot supported
Primary 2G networkCDMA 800/1900Not supported
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DONot supported
Primary 4G networkLTE 700Not supported
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkCDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, LTENot supported
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
CallingMotorola Xoom (4G LTE MZ602 32GB)Apple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 64GB)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailE-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice recorderNot supported
CameraMotorola Xoom (4G LTE MZ602 32GB)Apple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 64GB)
Back camera (main camera)5 megapixels8 megapixels
Main camera resolution2592x1944 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (primary)HD (1280x720) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashDual-LED flashNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.4 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered31mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.12µm pixel
AutofocusAutofocusAutofocus
Touch focusfeature not registeredSupported
Image stabilizationfeature not registeredEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorfeature not registeredSupported
HDRfeature not registeredHDR photo/video and HDR photo on front camera
2ª cameraMotorola Xoom (4G LTE MZ602 32GB)Apple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 64GB)
Front camera (secondary)2 megapixels1.2 megapixels
Front camera resolution1600x1200 pixels1280x960 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Not supportedHD (1280x720)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered31mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaMotorola Xoom (4G LTE MZ602 32GB)Apple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 64GB)
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, WMVMP4, H.264, MOV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, AAC+MP3, WAV, eAAC+
ConnectivityMotorola Xoom (4G LTE MZ602 32GB)Apple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 64GB)
USBMicroUSB 2.0MicroUSB 2.0
TV outputMicro HDMI Type DProprietary TV-out
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth2.1 + A2DP4.0 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNAfeature not registeredSupported
NFCNot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTaggingNot supported
Infrared portfeature not registeredNot supported
Other functionsMotorola Xoom (4G LTE MZ602 32GB)Apple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 64GB)
Active noise cancellationfeature not registeredSupported
Vibrating alertNot supportedNot supported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedfeature not registered
Web browserHTML, XHTML, Flash playerHTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Accelerometer
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Black
- Google Maps 5.0 3D
- Quickoffice
- WiFi hotspot
- Java framework
- Colors: Space Gray, Silver, Gold
- Retina display
- Oleophobic coating
- AirDrop file sharing
- iCloud service
- iCloud Keychain
- FaceTime HD
Power supplyMotorola Xoom (4G LTE MZ602 32GB)Apple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 64GB)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity3250 mAh7340 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomy540 minutes | 9 hours | 0.4 day600 minutes | 10 hours | 0.4 day
Standby20160 minutes | 336 hours | 14 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rateMotorola Xoom (4G LTE MZ602 32GB)Apple iPad Air 2 (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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