Difference Between Apple iPad 2 Vs Acer Iconia Tablet- Comparison

Here we are going to take a look on two of the latest tablets on the market the Apple iPad 2 and the Acer Iconia Tab A500. And a brief comparison amongst the two so you decide which one fits you the best.

Apple iPad 2 Vs Acer Iconia Tab- Detailed Tablet Comparison

Brief Comparison between Acer Iconia Tablet Vs Apple iPad 2:

The Look and Design:

iPad 2 a portrait design tablet weighing 601 grams with thickness of 0.34 inch is one of the lightest tablet you get in the market. Apart from being lightest its razor thin profile is an engineering marvel with its rear covered with brushed aluminum case.

And talking about the Acer Iconia a landscape design tablet having the thickness of 0.5 inch weighing 730 grams. The rear part of the tablet is also covered with Aluminum case giving it a neat look.

The Display:

The iPad 2 have a portrait screen of 9.7-inch (diagonal) LED-backlit Multi-Touch display with IPS technology bearing the 720p HD resolution. And also the screen is protected with Fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating.

And the Acer Iconia is a landscape based LCD capacitive touch screen 10.1 inch wide, supporting 256K colors with the resolution of 800 x 1280 pixels.

The Processor:

The iPad 2 is equipped with 1GHz dual-core Apple A5 custom-designed, high-performance, low-power system-on-a-chip processor for speeding your tasks.

Comparatively Acer Iconia is powered with the Dual-core 1GHz ARM Cortex-A9 processor, together with ULP GeForce GPU, embedded in Tegra 2 T20 chipset.

The Software:

The Acer Iconia installed within the Android 3.0 Honeycomb responding little bit slower, but the Acer Iconia is preferred much here because it gives you plenty of personalization aspects.

The iOS4.3 of iPad 2 has better response from the applications but with limited personalization features.

The Camera:

iPad 2 Features a front facing VGA camera along with HD 720p recording back camera.

Where the Acer Iconia have a better placed front camera which can be accessed easily in both landscape and the portrait mode of usage. And the rear camera has a 5MP of strength together with LED flashlight.

The Memory:

The iPad 2 have an internal drive of 16GB/32GB/64 GB storage capacities with price differing for each.

The Acer Iconia comes in flavor of 16GB/32GB storage capacity together with 1GB DDR2 internal RAM.

The Connectivity Ports:

iPad 2 is equipped with single docking connector ports for all its accessories to connect.

The Iconia have a MicroUSB v2.0 and a USB 2.0 for connectivity solutions.

The Battery:

The iPad 2 gives you 10h of uninterrupted battery backup, while the Acer Iconia provides you up to 8h of battery backup.

The Price:

The iPad 2 comes in different versions to choose starting from $499 to $729, where as the Acer Iconia will cost you only $449.

Acer Iconia Tablet is available for Just $362 only on some Online Stores.


Here Acer Iconia Tablet is the budget as well as highly growing Android platform based tablet. However iOS Tablet is also has unlimited paid and free apps and games as the Android platform has got. The brand power makes the Apple iPad, a big brother in this range. It’s your decision to select the better out of best tablets mentioned here. Will you go for iPad 2 or Acer Iconia? Have a say in the comments field below.


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