Dell Venue 8 pro  vs Apple iPad Air 

Announced September, 2013

Dell Venue 8 pro

  • 8"
  • 3G
  • Windows 8.1 (Any)
Front view of Dell Venue 8 pro
The built-in speakers are good enough for Netflix, and louder than I expected, but predictably thin.
by c|net (Nov, 2013)
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Released November, 2013

Apple iPad Air

  • 9.7"
  • 16 GB
  • WiFi 3G
  • iOS 7
Front view of Apple iPad Air
In fact, its pixel density count of 264 ppi is a pretty fine figure – enabling it to produce plenty of details.
by PhoneArena (Nov, 2013)

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Dell Venue 8 pro

Reasons to consider the
Dell Venue 8 pro

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More cores Quad core vs Dual core Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
Supported card formats microSD vs None Supports supported card formats
Supports Adobe Flash Yes (Windows) vs No (iOS) Somewhat common; Many games and videos on the Internet require Adobe Flash
Smaller Unknown x Unknown x 8.9 mm vs 169.5 x 240 x 7.5 mm 100% smaller
Lighter 400 g vs 478 g More than 15% lighter
Back view of Apple iPad Air

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Apple iPad Air

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Bigger screen 9.7" vs 8" More than 20% bigger screen
Much higher resolution 2048 x 1536 vs 1280 x 800 More than 3x higher resolution
Significantly sharper screen 263 ppi vs 188 ppi Around 40% sharper PPI; enjoy photo-realistic, crisp images
Thinner 7.5 mm vs 8.9 mm More than 15% thinner

Features Key features of the Venue 8 pro  vs iPad Air 

screen resolution

Venue 8 pro
1280 x 800
iPad Air
2048 x 1536
Honestly, we can’t complain about the experience, since it’s rich with so many lovable qualities that makes the tablet great for the occasion – like its speedy page loads, super smooth navigational controls, instant page rendering, and lots of crisp details thanks to its high resolution screen.
iPad Air | by PhoneArena (Nov, 2013)

CPU Cores

Venue 8 pro
Quad core
iPad Air
Dual core
Processor and Memory Although the iPad Air shares the same 64-bit based dual-core Apple A7 chip that’s also used by the iPhone 5s, its clock speed is higher at 1.4GHz – whereas it’s 1.3GHz with the iPhone 5s.
iPad Air | by PhoneArena (Nov, 2013)

Reviews Word on the street

Venue 8 pro  vs iPad Air 

7.1
9.0
That period was punctuated by two updates, bringing faster chips and a better display, but it’s a full refresh we’ve all been waiting for, something to make the good ol' iPad look and feel truly new.
iPad Air

Specifications Full list of technical specs

display

Venue 8 pro  vs
iPad Air 
Size 8" 9.7"
Technology IPS LCD IPS LCD
Resolution 1280 x 800 2048 x 1536
PPI 188 ppi 263 ppi

network

Supports 3G Yes Yes

processor

Cores Quad core Dual core

form factor

Weight 400 g 478 g
Size Unknown x Unknown x 8.9 mm 169.5 x 240 x 7.5 mm
Thickness 8.9 mm 7.5 mm

storage

Venue 8 pro  vs
iPad Air 
Supported card formats
microSD
Maximum capacity 128 GB N/A

photo & video

Adobe flash support Yes No

ports

USB support 1 Micro USB USB 2.0
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