Apple iPad 2 vs HTC Inspire 4G
Apple iPad 2 and HTC Inspire 4G are two different products, one is a tablet and the other is a smartphone. Then why we are analysing the difference of two different products. It’s because, when it comes to the functions it’s overlapping. Most of the smartphones now can perform many of the functions of the tablet PCs, only thing is, it has a smaller screen compared to tablet PCs. Therefore users have to decided which one perform their needs more satisfactorily. When we take the Apple iPad 2 and HTC Inspire 4G, the main difference is the call function. You can make voice calls (secondary camera is not available for video calls) with HTC Inspire 4G in addition to surfing, listening music, watching movie and playing games whereas this main feature is limited in iPad 2. You can video call/chat with FaceTime on iPad 2 but that is limited iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch users. The biggest advantage with HTC Inspire 4G is the pricing. It’s affordable.
Apple iPad 2
Apple iPad 2 is the second generation iPad from Apple. Apple the pioneers in introducing the iPad have made further improvements to iPad 2 in design and performance. In comparison with iPad, iPad 2 gives a better performance with high speed processor and improved applications. The A5 processor used in iPad 2 is 1GHz Dual-core A9 Application processor based on ARM architecture, The new A5 processor’s clock speed is twice as faster than A4 and 9 times better on graphics while the power consumption remains same.
iPad 2 is 33% thinner and 15% lighter than iPad while the display is same in both, both are 9.7″ LED back-lit LCD displays with 1024×768 pixel resolution and use the IPS techology. The battery life is same for both, you can use it up to 10 hrs continuously. The additional features in iPad 2 are the dual cameras – rare camera with gyro and 720p video camcorder, front facing camera with FaceTime for video conferencing, a new software PhotoBooth, HDMI compatibility – you have to connect to HDTV via Apple digital AV adapter that comes separately.
iPad 2 will have variants to support both 3G-UMTS network and 3G-CDMA network and will release the Wi-Fi only model also. iPad 2 is available in black and white colors and the price varies depending the model and storage capacity, it ranges from $499 to $829. Apple also introduces a new bendable magnatic case for iPad 2, named as Smart Cover, which you can purchase separately.
HTC Inspire 4G
HTC Inspire 4G is an Android 4G smartphone that runs Android 2.2 (Froyo). HTC Inspire 4G is one of the fastest smartphone giving high performance supported by HSPA+ network and it is also 4G-LTE ready. It gives a wonderful multimedia experience on a large 4.3″ WVGA display and powered by 1GHz Sapdragon Qualcomm processor with 768MB RAM, 8 megapixel camera with LED flash and in-camera editing, 720p HD video recording, Dolby SRS surround Sound active noise cancellation and built in DLNA. This sleek metal alloy HTC Inspire 4G device also has a 4GB ROM, and has the microSD card slot that can support up to 32 GB memory.
The HTC Inspire’s other attraction is the improved HTC Sense with inspiring little features and htcsense.com online service. HTC Inspire runs on Android 2.2 (Froyo) with improved HTC Sense. HTC Inspire 4G is the first device to experience the htcsense. com online service. HTC says the new HTC Sense is designed with many little but simple ideas that will make HTC Inspire 4G to give you little surprises, delighting you every time. They call HTC Sense a Social Intelligence.
HTC sense has a feature similar to find my phone in iPhone, if your phone get lost you can trace it by sending a command to make the phone sound an alert, it will sound even while on silent mode, you can locate it in the map too. Also if you want you can remotely wipe all data in the handset with a single command. HTC sense also support multiple windows for browsing, which is an attractive feature in HTC Inspire 4G.
For applications, HTC Inspire 4G as an Android gadget has access to Android market that has hundreds of thousands of applications.
In the US market, HTC Inspire 4G is tied up with AT&T. It supports AT&T’s HSPA+ network.
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