Motorola Droid Xyboard 8.2  vs Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime 

First seen on January, 2012

Motorola Droid Xyboard 8.2

  • 8.2"
  • 32 GB
  • WiFi 3G
  • Android 3.2
Front view of Motorola Droid Xyboard 8.2
However, if you're willing to pay for 4G speeds on a tablet, they are definitely fast here.
by c|net (Dec, 2011)
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Released August, 2012

Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime

  • 10.1"
  • 32 GB
  • WiFi
  • Android 4.0
Front view of Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime
If you're looking for a high end HD Android tablet with a versatile dock option, fast quad core CPU, USB host and an outdoor viewable display, we recommend the Transformer Pad Infinity TF700.
by MobileTechReview (Jul, 2012)

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Motorola Droid Xyboard 8.2

Reasons to consider the
Motorola Droid Xyboard 8.2

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Lighter 390 g vs 598 g Around 35% lighter
Supports 3G Yes vs No Somewhat common; be online anywhere that has cell coverage
Smaller 216 x 139.8 x 9 mm vs 263 x 180.8 x 8.5 mm Around 35% smaller
Rear-angle view of Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime

Reasons to consider the
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More cores Quad core vs Dual core Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
Significantly longer battery life 10.25 hour vs 6 hour More than 70% longer battery life; surf the web longer without having to plug in
Supported card formats microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC vs None Supports supported card formats
Has a gyroscope Yes vs No Somewhat common; Play games and use applications that take advantage of device rotation
Bigger screen 10.1" vs 8.2" Around 25% bigger screen
Has a microphone jack Yes vs No Somewhat common; Can use an external microphone for superior audio quality
Significantly higher resolution rear camera 8 MP vs 5 MP 60% higher resolution rear camera; Can be used like a point-and-shoot camera
Supports face unlock Yes (Android 4.0) vs No (Android 3.2) Somewhat common; bypass PIN entry, easier to unlock with one hand
Significantly higher resolution 1920 x 1200 vs 1280 x 800 2.2x higher resolution
Sharper screen 224 ppi vs 184 ppi More than 20% sharper PPI; enjoy photo-realistic, crisp images
Newer operating system Android 4.0 vs Android 3.2 Newer android OS; Get all the latest features and apps with a more recent version
Faster processor 1.33 GHz vs 1.2 GHz More than 10% faster processor; run computation-intensive applications, such as photo editing, faster

Features Key features of the Droid Xyboard 8.2  vs Eee Pad Transformer Prime 

screen resolution

camera resolution

CPU Cores

CPU Frequency

Reviews Word on the street

Droid Xyboard 8.2  vs Eee Pad Transformer Prime 

7.0
9.0
Ice Cream Sandwich brings UI improvements and is a good step forward for Android, though it's not as cosmetically different from Honeycomb as it is from Gingerbread for Android phones.
Eee Pad Transformer Prime

6.3
7.5
While the Prime's IPS screen was immediately clear and sharp when first we powered it on, it was the screen transitions that really impressed us.
Eee Pad Transformer Prime

Overall

6.8 Out of 10
8.4 Out of 10

Specifications Full list of technical specs

display

Droid Xyboard 8.2  vs
Eee Pad Transformer Prime 
Size 8.2" 10.1"
Technology IPS LCD Super LCD
Resolution 1280 x 800 1920 x 1200
PPI 184 ppi 224 ppi

network

Wi-Fi
802.11n
802.11a
802.11g
802.11b
Bluetooth Bluetooth v2.1 + EDR Bluetooth v3.0
Supports 3G Yes No

processor

Cores Dual core Quad core
Clock speed 1.2 GHz 1.33 GHz

sensors

Has a GPS Yes Yes
Has a compass Yes Yes
Has an accelerometer Yes Yes
Has a gyroscope No Yes
Has a light sensor Yes Yes

storage

Droid Xyboard 8.2  vs
Eee Pad Transformer Prime 
Internal storage 32 GB 32 GB
RAM capacity 1 GB 1 GB
Supported card formats
microSDXC
microSD
microSDHC
Maximum capacity N/A 2,048 GB

photo & video

Adobe flash support Yes Yes
Webcam 1.3 MP 2 MP
Rear camera 5 MP 8 MP

ports

USB support 1 USB 2.0 1 USB 2.0
Hdmi support 1 Unknown 1 Micro HDMI
Has a headphone jack Yes Yes
Has a microphone jack No Yes
Has a built-in microphone Yes Yes

form factor

Weight 390 g 598 g
Size 216 x 139.8 x 9 mm 263 x 180.8 x 8.5 mm
Thickness 9 mm 8.5 mm
Battery life 6 hour 10.25 hour
Motorola Droid Xyboard 8.2
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