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Apple iPad 2

32 GB Verizon
BlackBerry PlayBook Apple iPad 2
Global Score
5.465.74
Basic Information
BlackberryApple
BlackBerry Tablet OSiOS 7.x, 6.1, 6, 5.1, 5, 4.x
2010-09-272011-03-02
7.64 x 5.12 x 0.39 inches9.50 x 7.31 x 0.34 inches
14.11 ounces21.41 ounces
--Black and White
$ 400.00 at Amazon$ 360.00 at Amazon
Display / Screen
7 inches9.7 inches
1024 x 600 pixels 1024 x 768 pixels
LCDIPS LCD
170 pixels per inch132 pixels per inch
Capacitive, Multi-touchCapacitive, Multi-touch
5.75.4
Performance
TI OMAP 4430 chipsetApple A5 chipset
ARM Cortex-A9 (Dual-Core 1000 MHz) processorARM Cortex-A9 (Dual-Core 1000 MHz) processor
1 GB RAM512 MB RAM
PowerVR SGX540 (200 MHz) GPUPowerVR SGX543 MP2 (Dual-Core 200 MHz) GPU
6.847.29
Storage
16 GB internal memory32 GB internal memory
No SD card slotNo SD card slot
2.53.3
Camera
5.00 MP + 3.00 MP0.70 MP + 0.30 MP
1920 x 1080 (30 fps) (Full HD) video resolution1280 x 720 (30 fps) (HD) video resolution
4.953.63
Networks
Wi-FiWi-Fi
--EV-DO A and CDMA
3.23.3
Battery Life
Li-Ion Battery6944mAh Li-Polymer Battery
Non-Removable BatteryNon-Removable Battery
1.366.08
Other Features
Bluetooth 2.1, EDRBluetooth 2.1, EDR
GPSGPS
Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope and Light SensorAccelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope and Light Sensor

Comparisson review

IPad 2 has an overall score of 5.74, which is a bit better than BlackBerry PlayBook's 5.46 score. The iPad 2 works with iOS 7.x OS, and BlackBerry PlayBook counts with BlackBerry Tablet OS OS. IPad 2's construction is way heavier but thinner than the BlackBerry PlayBook, and both of them were released with only a couple of months difference.

The BlackBerry PlayBook features a bit sharper display than iPad 2, because although it has a lot smaller screen and a little bit lower 600 x 1024px resolution, it also counts with a greater display density. Apple iPad 2 features just a little better processing power than BlackBerry PlayBook, because although it has less RAM, and they both have a Dual-Core processor, the Apple iPad 2 also counts with a better graphics processor.

The iPad 2 counts with a way bigger memory capacity for applications and games than BlackBerry PlayBook, because it has 32 GB internal storage. The BlackBerry PlayBook captures much better photographs and videos than iPad 2, because it has a lot better video definition and a lot more MP back-facing camera.

Apple iPad 2 has a much better battery performance than BlackBerry PlayBook.

Apple iPad 2 not only is the best devices in our comparisson, but it's also a bit cheaper, making buying this tablet a simple decision.