Comparison: HP TouchPad vs iPad vs Xoom vs PlayBook

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.



HP
TouchPad


Apple
iPad


Motorola
Xoom


BlackBerry PlayBook
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
Display 9.7-inch 9.7-inchLED-backlit

IPS LCD

10.1-inch 7-inch LCD
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
WiFi 802.11b/g/n 802.11a/b/g/n 802.11b/g/n 802.11a/b/g/n
Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR 2.1 + EDR 2.1 + EDR 2.1 + EDR
Gyroscope Yes No Yes
Accelerometer Yes 3-axis 3-axis Yes
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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