Motorola recently launched their latest Android tablet - the Motorola Droid XYBoard 10.1 - on Verizon's network. The new Xyboard 10.1 has a much more attractive design compared to its predecessor and has second-gen features like a newer and faster CPU, stylus input and more.
On the other hand, Apple's iPad 2 runs on the company's newest operating system, the iOS 5 and is 15 percent lighter and 33 percent thinner than its predecessor. The device, which weighs a little above 600 grams, has a lithium-ion polymer battery that lasts up to 10 hours, a 1GHz dual-core Apple A5 processor and front and rear-facing cameras.
Take a Look at the Specifications of the Motorola Droid XYBoard 10.1 and the Apple iPad 2:
Dimensions: The Motorola Droid XYBoard 10.1 has a dimension of 259.9 x 173.6 x 8.8 mm and weighs 600 grams, while Apple's iPad 2 has a dimension 241.2 x 185.7 x 8.8 mm and weighs fractionally more than 600 grams.
Operating Systems: The Xyboard features the Android 3.0 version Honeycomb OS, with the promise of an upgrade to the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich in the future. The Apple tablet, meanwhile, runs on the iOS 5 operating system.
Display: The Droid XYBoard features a 10.1-inch 1280 x 800 pixels HD-IPS LCD capacitive touch-screen with Corning Gorilla Glass, whereas the iPad 2 features 9.7-inch 1024 x 768 pixels LED-backlit IPS TFT capacitive touch-screen display.
Processor: The Motorola Droid Xyboard 10.1 runs on the newer 1.2GHz TI dual core CPU with PowerVR 540 graphics and TI OMAP 4430 chipset, with 1GB RAM. On the other hand, iPad 2 has 1 GHz dual-core ARM Cortex-A9 Power VR SGX543MP2 GPU and Apple A5 chipset processor.
Camera: The camera in the Motorola device is a 5 megapixel 2592?1944 pixels unit with LED flash and autofocus features, while the iPad 2 has only a 0.7-megapixel 960 x 720 pixels camera with geo-tagging feature. The secondary camera on the iPad is only a VGA unit, while the Xyboard offers a 1.3 megapixel unit. Both devices offer 720p video playback capability.
Connectivity: The Android tablet comes in one basic model: Verizon 4G LTE. The Droid XYBoard has Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot, Bluetooth 2.1 version with A2DP, EDR and micro USB 2.0 version. On the other hand, Apple's iPad 2 is available in three models: Wi-Fi only, AT&T 3G and Verizon 3G. The Apple tablet has Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 2.1 version with A2DP and EDR and USB 2.0 version.
Storage: The Droid Xyboard has 1GB RAM with 16/32/64 GB internal storage support, while the iPad 2 has 512MB RAM with the same storage configuarations.
Battery: The two tablets are fairly evenly matched in this regard. The Xyboard has a Li-Ion 7000 mAh battery is expected to give 10 hours of usage. The iPad too offers 10 hours of action but on its Li-Po 6930 mAh battery.
Price: The Droid Xyboard 10.1 costs $530 for the 16GB, $630 for the 32GB and $730 for the 64GB version, while the Apple iPad 2 costs $499 for the 16GB, $599 for the 32GB and $699 for the 64GB version.