So, you want to know how the new WiiPad (with internal components manufactured by Zenithink) stacks up to the iPad? Look no further. Shipping at around $250, the base model of this device is much cheaper, lighter, has a slightly larger screen, and gives you the addition of USB connections that the iPad doesn’t ship with out of the box. Unfortunately, it has a slightly weaker battery life, a resistive touch screen, and no wireless-N, yet. It also currently doesn’t ship with anything more than 2gb of onboard memory, and Android is supposed to be available as of next week. For half the price, would you take the plunge?

             A105/WiiPad                        iPad
OS           Android 2.1 / WinCE 6.0            iOS
Weight       650g                               680g/730g
dimensions   270 x 180 x 15                     242.8 x 189.7 x 13.4
Processor    1GHz Cortex A8                     1GHz Cortex A8
RAM          256MB + 128MB VRAM                 256MB
3G           External USB                       Optional
Video        3D chip with 128MB VRAM            PowerVR SGX 535 GPU
Touch        Resistive                          Capacitive
Wifi         b/g                                b/g/n
Bluetooth    Attachable                         2.1
LCD          10.2" TFT 1024x600 (5:3)           9.7" LED 1024x768 (4:3)
Rotation     G-sensor(android)                  Accelerometer 3-axis
USB          Host and OTG                       Via dock
Ethernet     mini-connector                     Via dock
TV-out       no                                 Via dock
Camera       webcam                             no
Batt life    video without wifi or 3g (7h)      video without wifi or 3g (10h)
Storage      2GB (4GB,8GB,16GB eventually)      16GB 32GB or 64GB
Card reader  TF/SD (up to 32GB)                 no
Speakers     1wx2 stereo                        mono speakers
Base Price   $250                               $500

MUCH thanks to icurafu on Android Forums

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  • Laharl

    I pre-ordered one of these today I hope it turns out well!

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