Motorola Xoom vs. iPad 2, BlackBerry PlayBook and HP TouchPad

Although we are only three months into 2011, it is definitely being marked as the year of the tablet. We have seen loads of the devices emerging and more are being promised. With the latest announcement of the iPad 2 we can now compare it against the best of the rest.

Engadget have been kind enough to gather a list of specs from what are probably the four best tablets announced this year so far. The Motorola Xoom, BlackBerry PlayBook, HP TouchPad and of course the iPad 2.

From the list which can be viewed at the link above, we can see that each of the four tablets have at least one camera each, display screens of at least 7” and apart from the iPad 2, which is yet to reveal it’s RAM all have 1GB RAM.

The HP TouchPad seems to have the fastest processor, with 1.2GHz Dual-Core and the iPad 2 is the thinnest tablet at 8.8mm, even thinner than the 7” screen BlackBerry PlayBook which is 10mm. overall there isn’t much to choose from between these four devices, I guess it just depends which manufacturer you prefer.

Check out the full list by clicking the link above. What do you think of these four tablets? Are you impressed with Apple’s newest device the iPad 2? Let us know what you think below.

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Written by Chris Cook

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