The Galaxy Tab 10.1 was first released in February. However, at that time Samsung showcased a rather bulkier frame, measuring 10.92 mm thick. Later, Samsung changed the case to an ultra-thin one - 8.6 mm thick and weighing a mere 565 grams.
The Samsung device features a 10.1-inch display with 1280x800 screen resolution and runs on the Android Honeycomb operating system. It is powered by a dual-core 1GHz NVIDIA Tegra 2 chipset, offers 1GB RAM and comes in 16/32GB internal memory configurations. It also features a 3 megapixel rear-facing and a 2 megapixel front-facing camera. The tablet offers 1080p video playback support.
On the other hand, Motorola recently launched their latest Android tablet - the Motorola Droid XYBoard 10.1 (originally known as Xoom 2) on Verizon's network. The new Xyboard 10.1 has a much more attractive design than its predecessor and has second-gen features like a newer and faster CPU, stylus input and more.
Take a look at the specifications of Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 and Motorola Droid XYBoard 10.1:
Dimensions: The Galaxy Tab 10.1 has a dimension of 256.7 x 175.3 x 8.6 mm and weighs 565 grams, while the Motorola Droid XYBoard 10.1 has a dimension of 259.9 x 173.6 x 8.8 mm and weighs 600 grams.
Operating Systems: Both the Galaxy Tab 10.1 and the Xyboard feature the Android 3.0 version Honeycomb OS, with the promise of an upgrade to the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich in the future.
Display: The Galaxy Tab features 10.1-inch 1280 x 800 pixels WXGA PLS TFT capacitive touch-screen display with Corning Gorilla Glass, whereas the Droid XYBoard features 10.1-inch 1280 x 800 pixels HD-IPS LCD capacitive touch-screen with Corning Gorilla Glass.
Processor: The Galaxy Tab has a 1GHz dual-core Cortex-A9 CPU, ULP GeForce GPU and an Nvidia Tegra 2 T20 chipset processor, with 1GB RAM. On the other hand, 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.
Camera: The camera in the Droid XYBoard tablet is a 5 megapixel 2592?1944 pixels unit with LED flash and autofocus features, while the Galaxy Tab has only a 3.15 megapixel LED flash camera with geo-tagging feature. There is a secondary 2 megapixel camera in the Galaxy Tab, while the Xyboard has a 1.3 megapixel camera.
Connectivity: Both tablets have 4G LTE on Verizon with fallback to 3G EV-DO Rev. A. The Samsung tablet has Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot, Bluetooth 2.1 version with A2DP and USB 2.0 version. On the other hand, 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.
Storage: The Galaxy Tab comes with 16/32GB internal storage support, as does the Xyboard.
Battery: When it comes to battery life, the Xyboard has a Li-Ion 7000 mAh Battery that is expected to give 10 hours of battery life, whereas the Galaxy Tab 10.1 features a Li-Polymer 7,000 mAh battery which gives 13 hours.
Price: The Galaxy Tab 10.1 Wi-Fi costs $499.99 for the 16GB version and $599.99 for the 32GB version whereas Droid Xyboard 10.1 costs $530 for the 16GB version and $630 for the 32GB version.