Motorola Xoom vs Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 – Full Specs Compared
Motorola Xoom and Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 are two 10.1″ HD Android Honeycomb tablets under two different brands, Motorola and Samsung. Both are packed with excellent features such as 1 GHz dual core NVIDIA Tegra processor, 1GB RAM, 10.1″ HD capacitive touchscreen with higher resolution 1280 x 800, and both run on Android 3.0(Honeycomb). Both are 4G ready. Though both have many similarities, there are few differences too. One of the difference is the camera; Motorola Xoom features a 5.0 megapixels rear camera with dual LED flash, 720p video recording, whereas Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 sports a more powerful camera, it has come out with 8 megapixel camera. This may have effect on professional cameramen, for ordinary people 5MP camera with 720p video recording is good enough. The other difference is the weight, the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 is ultra light weight for a large screen, it weighs only 599 grams compared to the 730 grams of Motorola Xoom.
The Android Honeycomb running both these device has attractive UI, gives enhanced multimedia and full browsing experience. The Honeycomb features include Google Map 5.0 with 3D interaction, Tablet optimized Gmail, Google Search, redesigned Youtube, ebook and thousands of applications from Android Market. The business applications include Google Calender, Exchange Mail, opening and editing documents, spreadsheets and presentations. It also has integrated Adobe Flash 10.1 (beta).
So having near similar features the brand, price and the carrier will be the main differentiator for these two devices.
Motorola Xoom was the first device released on Google’s next generation mobile operating system, Android OS 3.0 Honeycomb, which was entirely designed for tablets. The device made more powerful with 1 GHz dual core NVIDA Tegra processor, 1GB RAM and comes with 10.1″ HD capacitive touchscreen with higher resolution 1280 x 800 and 16:10 aspect ratio, 5.0 megapixel rear camera with dual LED flash, 720p video recording, 2 megapixel front camera, 32 GB Internal memeory, extendable up to 32 GB, HDMI TV out and DNLA, Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n. The device supports 3G network and 4G ready. The carrier for Xoom in U.S. is Verizon’s CDMA Network and upgradeable to 4G-LTE network, proposed in Q2 2011. The device has built-in gyroscope, barometer, e-compass, accelerometer and adaptive lighting for new types of applications. The tablet can be a mobile hot spot with the capability to connect up to five Wi-fi devices.
The tablet dimension is 9.80″ (249mm) x 6.61″ (167.8mm) x 0.51(12.9mm) and weighs 25.75 oz (730g)
Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 (P7100)
Galaxy Tab 10.1 features a 10.1 inches WXGA TFT LCD display (1280×800), Nvidia dual-core Tegra 2 processor, 8 megapixel rear and 2 MP front facing cameras and powered by Android 3.0 Honeycomb. The Galaxy Tab 10.1 is incredibly lightweight at 599 grams. The device supports 3G networks and 4G ready.
In the context of multimedia, Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 loaded with features such as 8 megapixel camera, HD video recording, large screen with dual surround sound speakers, powered by high speed processor together with amazing tablet platform – Honeycomb when supported by 4G HSPA+ network at 21Mbps download speed will give users a wonderful multimedia experience.
|Difference between Motorola Xoom and Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1
1. Camera: Motorola Xoom has 5.0Megapixel camera while Galaxy Tab 10.1 has 8.0 magapixels camera.
2. Weight: Motorola Xoom weight 730 grams while Galaxy Tab 10.1 only weighs 599 grams.