At HP’s event in San Francisco, the company revealed its long-awaited tablet “TouchPad“. Tech Analysts are saying that TouchPad is going to be a real competitor of Apple’s current iPad.
When we compare all these tablets, it’s clear Apple’s iPad is lacking a bit in both memory and front facing camera. iPad comes with 256 MB RAM while all others will be having 1GB RAM.
Here is the comparison among HP ‘s TouchPad, Apple’s iPad, Motorola’s Xoom and BlackBerry’s PlayBook in terms of technical specifications.
|Platform||webOS 3.0||iOS 4.2.1||Android 3.0||BB Tablet OS (QNX)|
|Processor||1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragondual-CPU APQ8060||1GHz Apple A4, PowerVR SGX 535 GPU||1GHz NVIDIATegra 2||1GHz Cortex-A9 dual-core|
|Resolution||1024 x 768||1024 x 768||1280 x 800||1024 x 600|
|Memory||1GB RAM||256MB DRAM||1GB DDR2 RAM||1GB RAM|
|Storage||16GB / 32GB||16GB / 32GB / 64GB||32GB||16GB / 32GB / 64GB|
|Front camera||1.3 megapixel||none||2 megapixel||3 megapixel|
|Rear camera||none||none||5 megapixel with4x digital zoom, AF, dual-LED flash,
720p 30fps video
|5 megapixel,720p video|
|Cellular radio||“3G and 4G variants”||UMTS / HSDPA /GSM / EDGE||EVDO Rev. A||3G and 4G|
|Bluetooth||2.1 + EDR||2.1 + EDR||2.1 + EDR||2.1 + EDR|
|Battery capacity||6,300 mAh||6,600 mAH (approx.)||–||5,300 mAH|
|Weight||740g||680g (WiFI),730g (WiFi + 3G)||730g||400g|
A detailed video of newly announced HP TouchPad [cnet]
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