• Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (7.0) vs BlackBerry 4G LTE PlayBook vs Asus Memo Pad ME172V

Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (7.0) vs BlackBerry 4G LTE PlayBook vs Asus Memo Pad ME172V

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung BlackBerry Asus
Announced February 2012 August 2012 January 2013
Status Available - April 2012 Available - August 2012 Available - January 2013
Colors Black, White Black Sugar White, Titanium Gray, Cherry Pink
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 193.7 x 122.4 x 10.5 mm
(7.63 x 4.82 x 0.41 in)
194 x 130 x 10 mm
(7.64 x 5.12 x 0.39 in)
196.2 x 119.2 x 11.2 mm
(7.72 x 4.69 x 0.44 in)
Weight 344 g (12.13 oz) 425 g (14.99 oz) 370 g (13.05 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 N/A
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 / 800 -
4G Network - LTE 700 / 1700 -
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM , Push Mail, EMail, IM , Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

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

display Display

Type PLS LCD capacitive touchscreen TFT 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 57.85% 54.38% 58.65%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

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

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

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

memory User Memory

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

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor not 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-Ion Non-removable Li-Po battery Non-removable, Li-Po Battery
Capacity 4000 mAh 5300 mAh 4270 mAh
Stand by Up to 1190 h (2G)
Up to 1080 h (3G)
- -
Talk Time Up to 40 h (2G)
Up to 20 h (3G)
- Up to 7 h (multimedia)