Lenovo IdeaTab S6000  vs Apple iPad Air 

Released April, 2013

Lenovo IdeaTab S6000

  • 10.1"
  • 16 GB
  • WiFi
  • Android 4.2
Front view of Lenovo IdeaTab S6000
The screen resolution is 1,280x800 pixels and the tablet uses an IPS panel so viewing angles at least weren't a problem.
by c|net (Feb, 2013)
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)

Benchmarks Real world tests of IdeaTab S6000 vs iPad Air

passmark Processor performance including multiple cores

iPad Air
Apple seemingly turned the wick up a bit here, with Geekbench indicating a processor speed of 1.39GHz, versus the 1.29GHz on the iPhone 5S.
iPad Air | by c|net (Oct, 2013)

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Lenovo IdeaTab S6000

Reasons to consider the
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More cores Quad core vs Dual core Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
Supported card formats SD, SDHC, SDXC vs None Supports supported card formats
Supports face unlock Yes (Android 4.2) vs No (iOS) Somewhat common; bypass PIN entry, easier to unlock with one hand
Slightly bigger screen 10.1" vs 9.7" Around 5% bigger screen
Back view of Apple iPad Air

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Has a light sensor Yes vs No Somewhat common; Automatically adjust screen brightness for environmental factors
Much higher resolution 2048 x 1536 vs 1280 x 800 More than 3x higher resolution
Supports 3G Yes vs No Somewhat common; be online anywhere that has cell coverage
Much sharper screen 263 ppi vs 149 ppi More than 75% sharper PPI; enjoy photo-realistic, crisp images
Lighter 478 g vs 560 g Around 15% lighter
Higher resolution front camera 1.2 MP vs 0.3 MP 4x higher resolution front camera; Video chat with other people
Marginally newer Nov, 2013 vs Apr, 2013 Release date 7 months later
Faster processor 1.4 GHz vs 1.2 GHz More than 15% faster processor; run computation-intensive applications, such as photo editing, faster
Thinner 7.5 mm vs 8.6 mm Around 15% thinner
Smaller 169.5 x 240 x 7.5 mm vs 180 x 260 x 8.6 mm Around 25% smaller

Features Key features of the IdeaTab S6000  vs iPad Air 

screen resolution

IdeaTab S6000
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)


camera resolution

IdeaTab S6000
0.3 MP
iPad Air
1.2 MP
As for its front-facing 1.2-megapixel camera, it’s ideal enough for our FaceTime sessions, but when it comes to still image quality, we wouldn’t necessarily say we’d rely on it much.
iPad Air | by PhoneArena (Nov, 2013)

CPU Cores

IdeaTab S6000
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)

CPU Frequency

IdeaTab S6000
1.2 GHz
iPad Air
1.4 GHz
When the fourth-generation iPad rolled out, it contained a custom version of the iPhone 5’s A6 processor called the A6X, offering far greater performance than the phone's version.
iPad Air | by c|net (Oct, 2013)

Specifications Full list of technical specs


IdeaTab S6000  vs
iPad Air 
Size 10.1" 9.7"
Technology Super IPS LCD2 IPS LCD
Resolution 1280 x 800 2048 x 1536
PPI 149 ppi 263 ppi


Bluetooth Bluetooth v4.0 Bluetooth v4.0
Supports 3G No Yes


Cores Quad core Dual core
Clock speed 1.2 GHz 1.4 GHz

form factor

Weight 560 g 478 g
Size 180 x 260 x 8.6 mm 169.5 x 240 x 7.5 mm
Thickness 8.6 mm 7.5 mm


IdeaTab S6000  vs
iPad Air 
Internal storage 16 GB 16 GB
RAM capacity 1 GB 1 GB
Supported card formats
Maximum capacity 64 GB N/A

photo & video

Adobe flash support No No
Webcam 0.3 MP 1.2 MP
Rear camera 5 MP 5 MP


Has a GPS Yes Yes
Has a light sensor No Yes
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