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Apple iPad 3

16 GB Verizon
BlackBerry PlayBook Apple iPad 3
Global Score
5.466.86
Basic Information
BlackberryApple
BlackBerry Tablet OSiOS 7.x, 6.1, 6, 5.1
2010-09-272012-03-07
7.64 x 5.12 x 0.39 inches9.50 x 7.31 x 0.37 inches
14.11 ounces23.35 ounces
--Black and White
$ 400.00 at Amazon$ 395.00 at Amazon
Display / Screen
7 inches9.7 inches
1024 x 600 pixels 2048 x 1536 pixels
LCDIPS LCD
170 pixels per inch264 pixels per inch
Capacitive, Multi-touchCapacitive, Multi-touch
5.77
Performance
TI OMAP 4430 chipsetApple A5X chipset
ARM Cortex-A9 (Dual-Core 1000 MHz) processorARM Cortex-A9 (Dual-Core 1000 MHz) processor
1 GB RAM1 GB RAM
PowerVR SGX540 (200 MHz) GPUQuad core PowerVR SGX543MP4 GPU
6.846.75
Storage
16 GB internal memory16 GB internal memory
No SD card slotNo SD card slot
2.52.5
Camera
5.00 MP + 3.00 MP5.00 MP + 0.30 MP
--f/2.40 aperture
--35.00mm focal length
1920 x 1080 (30 fps) (Full HD) video resolution1920 x 1080 (30 fps) (Full HD) video resolution
4.956.16
Networks
Wi-FiWi-Fi
--Mobile Hotspot
--LTE (4G), HSPA+ (4G), HSDPA, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS and GSM
--Micro SIM
3.29.3
Battery Life
Li-Ion Battery11560mAh Li-Polymer Battery
Non-Removable BatteryNon-Removable Battery
1.368.24
Other Features
Bluetooth 2.1, EDRBluetooth 4.0
GPSGPS
Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope and Light SensorAccelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope and Light Sensor

Comparisson review

IPad 3 is a lot better than BlackBerry PlayBook, with a 6.86 score against 5.46. The iPad 3 counts with iOS 7.x operating system, and BlackBerry PlayBook works with BlackBerry Tablet OS operating system. Even though the iPad 3 is notably heavier than the BlackBerry PlayBook, it's just a bit thinner and newer.

BlackBerry PlayBook features just a little better performance than iPad 3, and although they both have the same number of cores and a 1 GB RAM, the BlackBerry PlayBook also has a graphics processor. The iPad 3 counts with a much better looking display than BlackBerry PlayBook, because it has a much bigger screen, a lot greater number of pixels per inch of screen and a way higher resolution of 1536 x 2048 pixels.

The Apple iPad 3 takes a lot better photographs and videos than BlackBerry PlayBook. They have the same 1920x1080 (Full HD) video definition, a 5 megapixels resolution back facing camera and the same 30 fps video frame rate. IPad 3 features as much memory capacity for games and applications as the BlackBerry PlayBook one, both have exactly the same internal memory.

Apple iPad 3 has a really longer battery performance than BlackBerry PlayBook.

The iPad 3 not only is the best tablets in our current comparisson, but it's also cheaper than the other tablet.