iPad 3 vs Asus Transformer Pad Infinity 700: Specs and features compared

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Apple has launched its latest iPad3 or iPad HD. It has high resolution retina display which features a resolution of 2048 x 1536 pixels, plus it is now comes with 4G LTE. It also features an A5x high speed processor with quad core graphics. On other hand we have Asus with its latest Transformer Pad Infinity 700, having full HD display. With an incredible 1920 x 1200 resolution packed into just 10.1 inch screen. It has Super IPS+ one with a retina-burning maximum of 600nits brightness, but it would lack the sense of scale a big screen brings. Still for watching HD content on the go, it is beaten by iPad 3 have maximum resolution of 2048 x 1536 pixels. Today no device is in the markets which can compete with iPad 3 screen resolutions. Let’s compare these tabs one on one and see which one are better specs wise.

iPad 3 VS Asus Transformer Pad Infinity 700

Features: iPad 3 Asus Transformer Pad Infinity 700
Processor: Dual-core 1 GHz Cortex-A9Apple A5X chipset Dual-core 1.5 GHz KraitQualcomm MSM8960 Snapdragon chipset
GPU: PowerVR SGX543MP4 (quad-core graphics) Adreno 225
OS: iOS 5.1 Android OS, v4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
Display: 9.7 inches, 1536 x 2048 pixels, LED-backlit IPS TFT, capacitive touchscreen, Scratch-resistant glass, oleophobic coating 10.1 inches, 1920 x 1200 pixels, Super IPS+ LCD, capacitive touch screen, Corning Gorilla Glass 2, ASUS Waveshare UI
Primary Camera: 5 MP, 2592 x 1944 pixels, autofocus, Touch focus, geo-tagging, HDR, face detection.1080p@30fps, video stabilization 8 MP, 3264×2448 pixels, autofocus, LED flash, Geo-tagging
Secondary Camera: VGA, 480p@30fps, video calling over Wi-Fi only 2 MP
memory 16/32/64 GB internal storage, 1 GB RAM 16/32/64 GB internal storage, 1 GB RAMmicroSD, up to 32 GB
Data Connectivity: GPRS, EDGE, Wi-Fi b/g/n, , stereo Bluetooth 4.0, standard micro USB, GPS receiver with A-GPS, 3.5mm audio jack, stereo FM radio with RDS, TV out GPRS, EDGE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot, stereo Bluetooth 2.1, standard micro USB, GPS receiver with A-GPS, 3.5mm audio jack, stereo FM radio with RDS, TV out
3G: DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps, LTE, 73 Mbps; Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL
Battery: Standard battery, Li-Po 42.5 Wh Standard battery, Li-Po (25Wh)
Weight: 662 g 586 g
Dimension: 241.2 x 185.7 x 9.4 mm 263 x 180.8 x 8.5 mm
Price: 420 Euro/ 480 Euro

 

Form Factor:

iPad 3 is 241.2 x 185.7 x 9.4 mm thick, with a weight of 662 g only. IPad3 launched this year only and looks more attractive in the market with the proportions and styling more corner wear.  Whereas Asus Transformer Pad Infinity 700 comes with little thinner size 263 x 180.8 x 8.5 mm and lighter than iPad3 weighting 186g negligible size in tablet.

Storage & price:

The iPad 2 is now available in a 16GB version for $399 (Wi-Fi) and $529 (Wi-Fi+3G). iPad 2 will be £329 or £429 in the UK. As for the new iPad, for Wi-Fi + 4G, it’s $629, $729 and $829 respectively. For the Wi-Fi only it’s 16GB for $499, 32GB for $599 and 64GB for $699. Whereas Infinity 700 expected to be priced around $599 depending on capacity and wireless connectivity features. Pricing is not confirmed yet.

Processor:

iPad 3 has got Dual-core 1 GHz Cortex-A9 processor having Apple A5X chipset. It has got PowerVR SGX543MP4 (quad-core graphics) running on iOS 5.1 OS. On other hand Asus has got Dual-core 1.5 GHz Krait processor, running on Qualcomm MSM8960 Snapdragon chipset. It has got Adreno 225 GPU which gives fantastic’s graphics runs on latest Android 4.0 Icecream Sandwich.

 

Connectivity:

The new iPad introduces 4G LTE connectivity alongside the Wi-Fi capability. iPad 3rd Gen has separate US models for both the AT&T and Verizon networks, there’s 21Mbps HSPA+, DC-HSDPA offering 42Mbps. LTE clocks in at 73Mbps. On other hand Asus has got HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, 50 Mbps. Other same features in both device like GPRS, EDGE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot,  standard micro USB, GPS receiver with A-GPS, 3.5mm audio jack, stereo FM radio with RDS, TV out. iPad 3 has got Bluetooth 4.0 where as Infinity 700 has got Bluetooth 2.1.

 

Camera:

Here Asus wins in camera matter, 8 MP shooter camera 3264×2448 pixels resolution with autofocus and LED flash. Whereas iPad 3 has got only 5 MP camera 2592 x 1944 pixels resolution with same autofocus and Touch focus, geo-tagging, HDR, face detection. Led flash light Is not present.

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