Onda V972  vs Apple iPad 2 

Released January, 2013

Onda V972

  • 9.7"
  • 16 GB
  • WiFi
  • Android 4.2.2
Front view of Onda V972
7.8 Out of 10
Released March, 2011

Apple iPad 2

  • 9.7"
  • 32 GB
  • WiFi 3G
  • iOS 7
Front view of Apple iPad 2
7.8 Out of 10
Despite not seeing a boost in resolution, the iPad 2's display is still the best we've seen on a tablet with bright and vivid colours, impressive black levels (making videos look that much better), and of course all important superb viewing angles.
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TabletRocket Review Our evaluation of V972 vs 2


Processing power and speed

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Passmark, Geekbench, AnTuTu, BrowserMark and Sunspider 0.9.1


3D and 2D graphics

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GLBenchmark 2.5 and GLBenchmark 2.7

Battery Life

How long will the battery last

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Battery life


How do our trusted review sites rank these products?

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TabletRocket Score

Performance, Graphics, Battery Life and Reviews

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Onda V972 

TabletRocket recommends the Onda V972  based on its graphics.

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Which tablet has better performance for the money?

Onda V972
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Apple iPad 2 

TabletRocket recommends the Apple iPad 2  for those concerned with getting the most for their dollar.

Benchmarks Real world tests of Onda V972 vs iPad 2

GLBenchmark 2.7 3D graphics performance

Onda V972
5.3 fps
iPad 2
3.4 fps

GLBenchmark 2.5 3D graphics performance

Onda V972
17.8 fps
iPad 2
14.8 fps

Differences What are the advantages of each

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Reasons to consider the
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Faster graphics 17.8 fps vs 14.8 fps More than 20% better GLBenchmark 2.5 score
More cores Quad core vs Dual core Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
Supported card formats SD vs None Supports supported card formats
Much higher resolution 2048 x 1536 vs 1024 x 768 4x higher resolution
Much sharper screen 263 ppi vs 131 ppi More than 2x sharper PPI; enjoy photo-realistic, crisp images
More RAM 2 GB vs 0.5 GB 4x more RAM; Better able to run big apps with lots of content
Significantly higher resolution front camera 5 MP vs 0.3 MP Around 16.8x higher resolution front camera; Video chat with other people
Supports face unlock Yes (Android 4.2) vs No (iOS) Somewhat common; bypass PIN entry, easier to unlock with one hand
Newer Jan, 2013 vs Mar, 2011 Release date over 1 years later
Higher resolution rear camera 2 MP vs 0.92 MP Around 2.2x higher resolution rear camera; Can be used like a point-and-shoot camera
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Has a light sensor Yes vs No Somewhat common; Automatically adjust screen brightness for environmental factors
More storage capacity 32 GB vs 16 GB 2x more storage capacity; Holds more music, movies and photos
Has a gyroscope Yes vs No Somewhat common; Play games and use applications that take advantage of device rotation
Has a built-in microphone Yes vs No Somewhat common; No need for an external microphone
Has an accelerometer Yes vs No Somewhat common; Detects movement for interactive apps
Longer battery life 10 hour vs 8 hour 25% longer battery life; surf the web longer without having to plug in
Has a compass Yes vs No Somewhat common; Great for maps and navigation apps
Supports 3G Yes vs No Somewhat common; be online anywhere that has cell coverage
Has a GPS Yes vs No Somewhat common; Get directions and navigation, geotag photos
Thinner 8.6 mm vs 9.8 mm More than 10% thinner

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Onda V972  vs
iPad 2 
Size 9.7" 9.7"
Technology TFT LCD IPS LCD
Resolution 2048 x 1536 1024 x 768
PPI 263 ppi 131 ppi


Bluetooth None Bluetooth v2.1 + EDR
Supports 3G No Yes


Cores Quad core Dual core
Clock speed 1 GHz 1 GHz


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


Onda V972  vs
iPad 2 
Internal storage 16 GB 32 GB
RAM capacity 2 GB 0.5 GB
Supported card formats
Maximum capacity N/A N/A

photo & video

Adobe flash support No No
Webcam 5 MP 0.3 MP
Rear camera 2 MP 0.92 MP


USB support 1 USB 2.0 None
Hdmi support 1 HDMI None
Has a headphone jack Yes Yes
Has a microphone jack No No
Has a built-in microphone No Yes

form factor

Weight 649 g 589 g
Size 187.5 x 242 x 9.8 mm 241.3 x 185.7 x 8.6 mm
Thickness 9.8 mm 8.6 mm
Battery life 8 hour 10 hour
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