Lenovo tablets Lenovo IdeaTab S6000  vs Apple iPad Air 

Released April, 2013

Lenovo tablets Lenovo IdeaTab S6000

  • 10.1"
  • 16 GB
  • WiFi
  • Android 4.2
Front view of Lenovo tablets Lenovo IdeaTab S6000
The Lenovo S6000 is the most capable of Lenovo’s new Android tablet lineup, fresh off MWC.
by PhoneArena (Feb, 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)

Benchmarks Real world tests of Lenovo IdeaTab S6000 vs iPad Air

passmark Processor performance including multiple cores

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

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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
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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
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
Higher resolution front camera 1.2 MP vs 0.3 MP 4x higher resolution front camera; Video chat with other people
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 Lenovo IdeaTab S6000  vs iPad Air 

screen resolution

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

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

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

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

display

Lenovo 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

network

Wi-Fi
802.11n
802.11g
802.11a
802.11b
Bluetooth Bluetooth v4.0 Bluetooth v4.0
Supports 3G No Yes

processor

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

storage

Lenovo IdeaTab S6000  vs
iPad Air 
Internal storage 16 GB 16 GB
RAM capacity 1 GB 1 GB
Supported card formats
SDXC
SDHC
SD
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

sensors

Has a GPS Yes Yes
Has a light sensor No Yes
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