Archos 101 vs iPad 2 vs Motorola XOOM vs Samsung Galaxy Tab 2

Here is the comparison between the best tablet PCs in the market. Yes we are talking of the Archos 101 vs iPad 2 vs Motorola XOOM vs Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 battle. These are the most popular and powerful tablet PCs available in the current market. And the below comparison would help you to come to a conclusion.

Since the day Android arrived on the bigger stage, iOS by Apple have only gone better. And this has surely benefited the customers. Bigger is the competition, better would be the products.

Archos 101 vs iPad 2 vs Motorola XOOM vs Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 – Comparison


No doubt, a powerful and average looking tablet PC is way better than a good looking tablet PC. With 1GHz dual-core A5 chip and 512MB of RAM, iPad 2 has real power at your disposal. Archos 101 tablet PC runs on 1GHz ARM Cortex A8 processor with 256 MB of RAM. Galaxy Tab 2 packs 1.2 GHz Tegra 2 processor with 1GB of RAM. And even XOOM falls in the category of highly powerful tablets with Galaxy Tab 2 as it too runs on 1GHz dual-core Tegra 2 processor with 1GB of RAM.


Like every other Apple device, iPad 2 is slim and light weight. It measures 241.2 x 185.7 x 8.8 mm. And Archos 101 tablet PC measures 270 x 150 x 12 mm and its lighter than iPad 2. Archos 101 weighs 601 grams where as iPad 2 weighs 601 grams. Motorola XOOM measures 249.1 x 167.8 x 12.9mm and weighs 730 grams and Galaxy tab 2 measures 246.2 x 170.4 x 10.99 mm.


For any tablet PC, the display features are one of the most crucial and deciding factor. XOOM tablet PC features a screen of 10.1” with 1280×800 resolution. Even Archos 101 features a 10.1 inch display screen with a picture resolution of 1024 x 600 pixels. And so is Galaxy Tab 2 as it also offers a 10.1 inch display screen of 1280 x 800 pixels resolution. iPad 2 packs a 9.7-inch capacitive multitouch screen with a resolution of 1024 x 768 pixels.


Few years back, camera was just an additional feature with devices like smartphones and all. But now, it has surely become an important feature. Archos 101 would disappoint you as it features a front VGA camera only. Whereas, iPad 2 features a rear camera which supports HD recording at 720p and a front facing VGA camera.

Motorola XOOM features a 5MP rear facing camera which supports HD recording at 720p and a 2MP camera in the front for video calls. Where as, Galaxy tab 2 wins this section as it features a 8MP camera in the rear side and a 2 MP front facing camera for video calls.

Now the call is yours. Just check out with your requirements like storage space, 3G connectivity, WiFi connectivity and BUDGET. And with the above comparison, you would be having a clear enough picture to move ahead with your decision to choose the best tablet for you between Motorola XOOM, Archos 101, iPad 2 or Galaxy Tab 2.

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April 20, 2011 by: Prasanth Chandra

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