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BlackBerry PlayBook Acer Iconia W4
Global Score
5.466.05
Basic Information
BlackberryAcer
BlackBerry Tablet OSWindows 8.1
2010-09-270000-00-00
7.64 x 5.12 x 0.39 inches8.58 x 5.31 x 0.39 inches
14.11 ounces15.17 ounces
--Gray
$ 400.00 at Amazon$ 385.00 at Amazon
Display / Screen
7 inches8 inches
1024 x 600 pixels 1280 x 800 pixels
LCDIPS LCD
170 pixels per inch189 pixels per inch
Capacitive, Multi-touchCapacitive, Multi-touch
5.76.4
Performance
TI OMAP 4430 chipsetIntel Atom Bay Trail chipset
ARM Cortex-A9 (Dual-Core 1000 MHz) processorIntel Atom Z3740 (Quad-Core 1333 MHz) processor
1 GB RAM2 GB RAM
PowerVR SGX540 (200 MHz) GPUIntel Graphics Media Accelerator HD GPU
6.847.11
Storage
16 GB internal memory64 GB internal memory
No SD card slotmicroSD, microSDHC, microSDXC external memory slot
2.54.4
Camera
5.00 MP + 3.00 MP5.00 MP + 2.00 MP
1920 x 1080 (30 fps) (Full HD) video resolution1920 x 1080 (30 fps) (Full HD) video resolution
4.955.06
Networks
Wi-FiWi-Fi
3.23.2
Battery Life
Li-Ion Battery4960mAh Li-Polymer Battery
Non-Removable BatteryRemovable Battery
1.365.44
Other Features
Bluetooth 2.1, EDRBluetooth 4.0
GPSGPS
Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope and Light SensorAccelerometer

Comparisson review

Acer Iconia W4 is better than the BlackBerry PlayBook, getting a overall score of 6.05 against 5.46. The Acer Iconia W4 design has the same thickness than BlackBerry PlayBook, but it is just a bit heavier. Acer Iconia W4 comes with Windows 8.1 OS, while BlackBerry PlayBook has BlackBerry Tablet OS OS.

Acer Iconia W4 has a sharper screen than BlackBerry PlayBook, because it has a bit bigger display, a better resolution of 800 x 1280px and a just a bit more pixels per inch of screen. The Acer Iconia W4 counts with a very superior storage capacity for games and applications than BlackBerry PlayBook, because it has more internal memory capacity.

The Acer Iconia W4 counts with a bit more powerful processing unit than BlackBerry PlayBook, because although it has doesn't have an additional graphics processing unit, it also counts with a greater amount of RAM and a greater number of faster cores. Acer Iconia W4 features a much longer battery performance than BlackBerry PlayBook.

Acer Iconia W4 captures slightly better photographs and videos than BlackBerry PlayBook. They have the same 30 fps video frame rate, the same 1920x1080 video quality and the same resolution back camera.

Acer Iconia W4 not only is the best devices of the ones in this comparisson, but it's also cheaper than the BlackBerry PlayBook, which makes it a simple decision.