Noticeably faster CPU clock speed
2 x 1.5 GHz
2 x 1 GHz
2 x 1.5 GHz vs 2 x 1 GHz—1.50x faster CPU clock speed
Has branded damage resistant glass
Damage resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontail Glass) is thin and lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.
A tad thinner
8.5 mm vs 9.4 mm—0.90 mm thinner
Slightly less body volume
404.1 cm³ vs 421 cm³—4.18% less body volume
Somewhat more apps available
1000000 vs 900000 —11.11% more apps available
Plays Adobe Flash
Adobe Flash with video and sound is supported in the device's browser.
Appreciably faster downloads
21 MBits/s vs 14.4 MBits/s—45.83% faster downloads
Has an external memory slot
The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.
Clearly more megapixels (photo)
8 MP vs 5 MP—1.60x more megapixels (photo)
Significantly smaller semiconductor size
28 nm vs 45 nm—17 nm smaller semiconductor size. A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.
586 g vs 652 g—66 g lighter
A little narrower
180.8 mm vs 185.7 mm—4.90 mm narrower
Distinctly more megapixel (photo, front camera)
2 MP vs 0.3 MP—6.67x more megapixel (photo, front camera)
Has a HDMI output
Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.
Modestly bigger screen size
10.1 " vs 9.7 "—4.12% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
The browser has word wrap
The web browser has automatic word wrap when zooming, the user can easily read long lines without scrolling horizontally.