• BlackBerry PlayBook 2012 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (7.0) vs Asus Memo Pad ME172V

Phone Comparison - BlackBerry PlayBook 2012 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (7.0) vs Asus Memo Pad ME172V

general General Info

Manufacturer BlackBerry Samsung Asus
Announced Not officially announced yet February 2012 January 2013
Status Cancelled Available - April 2012 Available - January 2013
Colors Black Black, White Sugar White, Titanium Gray, Cherry Pink
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 194 x 130 x 10 mm
(7.64 x 5.12 x 0.39 in)
193.7 x 122.4 x 10.5 mm
(7.63 x 4.82 x 0.41 in)
196.2 x 119.2 x 11.2 mm
(7.72 x 4.69 x 0.44 in)
Weight 425 g (14.99 oz) 344 g (12.13 oz) 370 g (13.05 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 N/A
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 900 / 1900 / 2100 -
Messaging , Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM , Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS BlackBerry Tablet OS, v2.0 Android OS, v4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Android OS, v4.1 (Jelly Bean)
Processor Dual-core 1.5 GHz, TI OMAP 4460 Dual-core 1 GHz, TI OMAP 4430 1 GHz, VIA WM8950
GPU PowerVR SGX540 Mali-400
RAM 1 GB 1 GB 1 GB
Internal Memory 32/64 GB storage 8/16/32 GB storage 8/16 GB storage
External Memory No microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 32 GB

display Display

Type TFT capacitive touchscreen PLS LCD capacitive touchscreen LED-backlit LCD
Colors 16M colors 16M colors capacitive touchscreen
Size 7.0 inches 7.0 inches 7.0 inches
Resolution 600 x 1024 pixels (170 ppi) 600 x 1024 pixels (170 ppi) 600 x 1024 pixels (170 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 54.38% 57.85% 58.65%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio No No No
Games Yes Yes Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 5 MP, 2592x1944 pixels 3.15 MP, 2048x1536 pixels 1 MP
Flash No No No
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging Geo-tagging, Smile Detection Video-calling
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 720p
Front Camera Yes, 3 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] Yes, VGA [Similar] No [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes No
Edge Yes Yes No
3G HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps -
Bluetooth Yes, v2.1, EDR Yes, v3.0 with A2DP, HS Yes
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, v2.0, USB Host support Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS No
Browser HTML5, Adobe Flash HTML, Adobe Flash HTML

memory User Memory

Internal 32/64 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 8/16/32 GB storage, 1GB RAM 8/16 GB storage, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 32 GB
USB OTG - Supported -

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor not present proximity sensor present proximity sensor not present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
NFC NFC not supported NFC not supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Po Standard battery, Li-Ion Non-removable, Li-Po Battery
Capacity 4800 mAh 4000 mAh 4270 mAh
Stand by - Up to 1190 h (2G)
Up to 1080 h (3G)
-
Talk Time Up to 10 h Up to 40 h (2G)
Up to 20 h (3G)
Up to 7 h (multimedia)