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BlackBerry PlayBook Apple iPad Air 2
Global Score
5.468.01
Basic Information
BlackberryApple
BlackBerry Tablet OSiOS 8.x
2010-09-272014-10-16
7.64 x 5.12 x 0.39 inches9.45 x 6.67 x 0.24 inches
14.11 ounces15.41 ounces
--Gold and Gray
--Aluminium
$ 400.00 at Amazon$ 390.00 at Amazon
Display / Screen
7 inches9.7 inches
1024 x 600 pixels 1536 x 2048 pixels
LCDIPS LCD
170 pixels per inch264 pixels per inch
Capacitive, Multi-touchCapacitive, Multi-touch
5.77.1
Performance
TI OMAP 4430 chipsetApple A8X chipset
ARM Cortex-A9 (Dual-Core 1000 MHz) processor64-bit Cyclone (Single-Core 1500 MHz) processor
1 GB RAM2 GB (1600 MHz) RAM
PowerVR SGX540 (200 MHz) GPUPowerVR GXA6850 GPU
6.847.92
Storage
16 GB internal memory16 GB internal memory
No SD card slotNo SD card slot
2.52.5
Camera
5.00 MP + 3.00 MP8.00 MP + 1.20 MP
--f/2.40 aperture
--31.00mm focal length
1920 x 1080 (30 fps) (Full HD) video resolution1920 x 1080 (30 fps) (Full HD) video resolution
--1280 x 720 (120 fps) (HD) slow motion video
4.957.15
Networks
Wi-FiWi-Fi
--Mobile Hotspot
--LTE (4G), HSPA, UMTS, EV-DO A, EV-DO B, EDGE, GPRS, GSM and CDMA
--Nano SIM
3.28.8
Battery Life
Li-Ion Battery7340mAh Battery
Non-Removable BatteryNon-Removable Battery
1.365.76
Other Features
Bluetooth 2.1, EDRBluetooth 4.0
GPSGPS
--Fingerprint ID Scanner
Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope and Light SensorAccelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope and Light Sensor

Comparisson review

IPad Air 2 has a global score of 8.01, which is much better than the BlackBerry PlayBook's general score of 5.46. Even though iPad Air 2 is a bit heavier than the BlackBerry PlayBook, it's extremely thinner and also a lot newer. The iPad Air 2 counts with iOS 8.x OS, and BlackBerry PlayBook counts with BlackBerry Tablet OS OS.

IPad Air 2 features a better CPU than BlackBerry PlayBook, because although it has lesser CPU cores and doesn't have an additional graphics co-processor, it also counts with a larger amount of RAM memory and a 64 bits processor. Apple iPad Air 2 counts with a much more vibrant screen than BlackBerry PlayBook, because it has a lot higher 2048 x 1536px resolution, a lot bigger display and a way greater screen density.

The iPad Air 2 and BlackBerry PlayBook have extremely similar memory capacity to install applications and games, both of them have exactly the same internal storage capacity. Apple iPad Air 2 has a much better battery life than BlackBerry PlayBook. IPad Air 2 captures much clearer pictures and videos than BlackBerry PlayBook, and although they both have the same 1920x1080 (Full HD) video definition and the same video frame rate, the iPad Air 2 also has a much higher 8 mega pixels resolution back camera.

Apple iPad Air 2 not only is the best tablets in our comparisson, but it's also a bit cheaper.