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Acer ICONIA TAB A501 Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (7.0)
Global Score
5.575.87
Basic Information
AcerSamsung
Android 3.2, 3.0Android 4.1, 4.0.3
2011-03-222012-02-13
10.24 x 6.97 x 0.52 inches7.63 x 4.82 x 0.41 inches
25.75 ounces12.13 ounces
$ 215.00 at Amazon$ 150.00 at Amazon
Display / Screen
10.1 inches7 inches
1280 x 800 pixels 1024 x 600 pixels
LCDSuper PLS LCD
149 pixels per inch170 pixels per inch
Capacitive, Multi-touchCapacitive, Multi-touch
5.56.2
ARM Cortex-A9 (Dual-Core 1000 MHz) processor Dual-Core 1000 MHz processor
1 GB RAM1 GB RAM
Yes GPUYes GPU
6.576.57
Storage
16 GB internal memory32 GB internal memory
microSD, microSDHC (up to 32 GB) external memory slotmicroSD, microSDHC (up to 32 GB) external memory slot
3.264.06
Camera
5.00 MP + 2.00 MP3.00 MP + 0.30 MP
--1280 x 720 (30 fps) (HD) video resolution
4.734.4
Networks
Wi-FiWi-Fi
HSPA+ (4G), HSDPA, HSUPA, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS and GSMHSPA+ (4G), HSDPA and UMTS
SIM--
5.14.5
Battery Life
3260mAh Li-Ion Battery4000mAh Li-Ion Battery
Non-Removable BatteryNon-Removable Battery
3.765.52
Other Features
Bluetooth 2.1, EDRBluetooth 3.0
GPSGPS
Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope, Light Sensor and Proximity SensorAccelerometer, Compass, Light Sensor and Proximity Sensor

Comparisson review

Galaxy Tab 2 (7.0) has a global score of 5.87, which is a little bit better than Acer ICONIA TAB A501's 5.57 score. Both of these devices include Android OS (operating system), but Galaxy Tab 2 (7.0) has 4.1 version and Acer ICONIA TAB A501 has Android 3.2 version. The Galaxy Tab 2 (7.0) is a newer tablet, and it is also notably thinner and notably lighter than Acer ICONIA TAB A501.

Galaxy Tab 2 (7.0) counts with a more vivid display than Acer ICONIA TAB A501, because although it has a way lower 600 x 1024 resolution and a much smaller display, it also counts with a quite greater amount of pixels per inch of display. The Galaxy Tab 2 (7.0) counts with a processing unit that's very similar to the Acer ICONIA TAB A501 one, they have a 1 GB RAM and 2 cpu cores.

Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (7.0) has a superior memory for games and applications than Acer ICONIA TAB A501, and although they both have a SD extension slot that supports a maximum of 32 GB, the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (7.0) also has 16 GB more internal storage capacity. The Galaxy Tab 2 (7.0) counts with a very superior battery lifetime than Acer ICONIA TAB A501, because it has a 4000mAh battery size.

Acer ICONIA TAB A501 shoots a bit better photographs and videos than Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (7.0), because it has a camera with a way higher resolution.

Despite of being the best tablet between the ones we are comparing here, the Galaxy Tab 2 (7.0) is also a bargain compared to others.