HTC has brought into the market some of the very amazing tablets like the HTC Shift and the HTC Flyer. HTC has always concentrated on making their devices as much cutting edge as possible. Motorola brand name is also quite popular among the tablet users. One of the most successful tablets from Motorola was Motorola XOOM. The tablet achieved very high sales figure and the company launched a more advance and improved tablet Motorola XOOM 2.
HTC Quattro and Motorola XOOM 2 feature a candy bar form factor. This gives it very good ergonomics. Motorola XOOM2 has dimensions of 253.9 mm x 173.6 mm x 8.8 mm. The over all weight of the device is about 599 grams. HTC Quattro has a thickness of less than 9mm.This makes it somewhat the same thickness of ipad2 but it is not the thinnest tablet out there. Both tablets are sufficiently compact and it is not at all a hassle if you want to carry it around daily.
The screen size of both the tablets is same and they feature a 10.10 inch display. They both are capacitive type and have multi-touch capabilities. One thing that they differ in there is their resolutions. Motorola Xoom 2 has a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels where as HTC packs in a bit more resolution display at 1280 x 768 pixels. The glass covering in Motorola Xoom 2 is of scratch resistant type. This lets you have a peace of mind while using the tablet.
The tablets have light sensors in the front portion. This sensor monitors the ambient light conditions and adjusts the screens brightness. This helps to save a lot of power since the screen uses less power in low light conditions. Both the tablets have dual cameras. The main camera in Motorola Xoom 2 is of 5 mega pixels and has Auto focus features. It features a LED flash too. In HTC Quattro the main camera is of 2 mega pixels. Both the cameras can record videos too with more than sufficient clarity. The secondary camera, which is mainly intended for video calling is of 1.3 mega pixels in both the devices.
Motorola Xoom 2 works using a dual core processor having a clock speed of 1200MHz.The phone has 1024MB of system memory and the total internal storage memory is about 16 GB. HTC has a quad core Tegra 3 processor and it is further enriched by 1GB of RAM. This makes the processor theoretically twice as fast as the Motorola’s processor.
Both the tablets run on android operating system. HTC Quattro has a newer android 4.0 version while Motorola Xoom 2 runs in android 3.2 versions. They both have lot of connectivity options including Bluetooth, USB and Wi-Fi. The tablets support multimedia contents too and can play most of the common audio and video formats.
Motorola Xoom2’s price tag is around Rs.27,500 in India and increases as the internal storage capacity increases. HTC Quattro’s price in India is not yet known.