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The newest Apple iPad was released last week and it is the most affordable one yet. It is a strong rival for Google’s Pixel C and those who want to get a new tablet might find it difficult to make a decision.
Apple iPad 2017 vs. Google Pixel C
The specs battle will compare the most important features of the two:
- Size: Pixel C is bigger with 242mm width and 179 mm length. The iPad has 240 x 170 mm, but it is 5 mm thicker with 7.5 mm.
- Weight: the iPad Wi-Fi version weights 469g, while the LTE version weights 478g. Pixel C has a weight of around 517g.
- Colors and build: both devices are made of aluminum unibody builds, but the iPad offers more color options. Google Pixel C is available on Grey, while iPad 2017 is available on Space gray and Gold.
- Display: The Google Pixel C display is of 10.2 inch diagonal and 1:1.4 aspect ratio, while the iPad 2017 has 9.7 inch and 4:3 ratio.
Google Pixel C has a 2560 x 1800 resolution with 308 ppi and iPad 2017 has a 2048 x x1536 resolution and 264 ppi.
- Accessories: both devices have stereo speakers. The 2017 iPad has a fingerprint sensor built into the home button, while Pixel C has no kind of biometric access.
Another advantage of the Apple device is its cellular connectivity variants: Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi + LTE. Pixel C has no built-in cellular connectivity options.
- Processors: Google Pixel C operates with NVIDIA Tegra X1 Octa core 1.9GHz, while iPad 2017 operates with A9 dual core 1.85GHz. The two devices have similar speed.
- RAM and storage:
Google Pixel C comes with 3GB RAM and 32/64 GB of memory storage, while the 2017 iPad comes with 2GB of RAM and 32/128 GB of memory storage.
Which one are you going to choose? The $329 (starting price) iPad or $599 Pixel C?