What's better ZTE Light Tab V9C or Apple iPad Air 2? To answer this question SpecsPRO has compared ZTE Light Tab V9C vs Apple iPad Air 2: screen resolution, camera, battery and other important specifications.

Apple iPad Air 2 vs ZTE Light Tab V9C

  • Main

  • Model

  • Price

  • Advantages

  • launch

  • Announced

  • Status

  • platform

  • OS

  • Chipset

  • CPU

  • GPU

  • camera

  • Rear

  • Front

  • Video

  • Features

  • display

  • Size

  • Resolution

  • Technology

  • Protection

  • Multitouch

  • battery

  • General

  • Talk time

  • body

  • Dimensions

  • Weight

  • SIM card

  • Miscellaneous

  • Colors

  • memory

  • Internal Storage & RAM

  • Card slot

  • comms

  • WLAN

  • Bluetooth

  • GPS

  • Radio

  • USB

  • features

  • Sensors

  • Messaging

  • Browser

  • Java

  • sound

  • 3.5mm jack

  • network

  • Technology

  • 2G bands

  • 3G bands

  • 4G bands

  • Speed

  • GPRS

  • EDGE

  • Videos

  • Main

  • Model

    Apple iPad Air 2

  • Price

    $389.87

  • Advantages

  • PLATFORM CPU: Triple-core 1.5 GHz Typhoon

    CAMERA Rear: 8 MP, f/2.4, 31mm, autofocus

    CAMERA Front: 1.2 MP, f/2.2, 31mm, 720p@30fps, face detection, HDR, FaceTime over Wi-Fi or Cellular

    CAMERA Video: 1080p@30fps, 720p@120fps, HDR, stereo sound rec.

    DISPLAY Resolution: 1536 x 2048 pixels (~264 ppi pixel density)

    BATTERY General: Non-removable Li-Po battery (27.3 Wh)

    BATTERY Talk time: About 10 h

    MEMORY Internal Storage & RAM: 16/64/128 GB, 2 GB RAM

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ZTE Light Tab V9C
  • launch

  • Announced

    2014, October

  • Status

    Available. Released 2014, October

  • platform

  • OS

    iOS 8.1, upgradable to iOS 10.0.2

  • Chipset

    Apple A8X

  • CPU

    Triple-core 1.5 GHz Typhoon

  • GPU

    PowerVR GXA6850 (octa-core graphics)

  • camera

  • Rear

    8 MP, f/2.4, 31mm, autofocus

  • Front

    1.2 MP, f/2.2, 31mm, 720p@30fps, face detection, HDR, FaceTime over Wi-Fi or Cellular

  • Video

    1080p@30fps, 720p@120fps, HDR, stereo sound rec.

  • Features

    1.12µm pixel size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, HDR (photo/panorama)

  • display

  • Size

    9.7 inches

  • Resolution

    1536 x 2048 pixels (~264 ppi pixel density)

  • Technology

    LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors

  • Protection

    Scratch-resistant glass, oleophobic coating

  • Multitouch

    Yes

  • battery

  • General

    Non-removable Li-Po battery (27.3 Wh)

  • Talk time

    About 10 h

  • body

  • Dimensions

    240 x 169.5 x 6.1 mm (9.45 x 6.67 x 0.24 in)

  • Weight

    437 g (Wi-Fi) / 444 g (3G/LTE) (15.41 oz, 0.96 lb)

  • SIM card

    Nano-SIM

  • Miscellaneous

  • Colors

    Space Gray, Silver, Gold

  • memory

  • Internal Storage & RAM

    16/64/128 GB, 2 GB RAM

  • Card slot

    No

  • comms

  • WLAN

    Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, hotspot

  • Bluetooth

    v4.0, A2DP, EDR

  • GPS

    Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS (3G/LTE model only)

  • Radio

    No

  • USB

    v2.0, reversible connector

  • features

  • Sensors

    Fingerprint, accelerometer, gyro, compass, barometer

  • Messaging

    iMessage, Email, Push Email, IM

  • Browser

    HTML5 (Safari)

  • Java

    No

  • sound

  • 3.5mm jack

    Yes

  • network

  • Technology

    GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE

  • 2G bands

    GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 CDMA 800 / 1900

  • 3G bands

    HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 CDMA2000 1xEV-DO

  • 4G bands

    LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 13(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 28(700), 29(700), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500) - A1567

  • Speed

    HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps

  • GPRS

    Yes

  • EDGE

    Yes

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  • launch

  • Announced

    2011, November

  • Status

    Available. Released 2011, December

  • platform

  • OS

    Android OS, v2.1 (Eclair), upgradable to v2.2 (Froyo)

  • Chipset

  • CPU

    800 MHz

  • GPU

  • camera

  • Rear

    2 MP

  • Front

    VGA

  • Video

    Yes

  • Features

    Geo-tagging

  • display

  • Size

    7.0 inches

  • Resolution

    480 x 800 pixels (~133 ppi pixel density)

  • Technology

    LCD capacitive touchscreen

  • Protection

  • Multitouch

    Yes

  • battery

  • General

    Non-removable Li-Ion 3400 mAh battery

  • Talk time

    About 7 h

  • body

  • Dimensions

    202 x 122 x 12.6 mm (7.95 x 4.80 x 0.50 in)

  • Weight

    389 g (13.72 oz, 0.86 lb)

  • SIM card

    Mini-SIM

  • Miscellaneous

  • Colors

    Black

  • memory

  • Internal Storage & RAM

    512 MB, 512 MB RAM

  • Card slot

    microSD, up to 32 GB (dedicated slot)

  • comms

  • WLAN

    Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g, hotspot (Android 2.2)

  • Bluetooth

    v2.1, A2DP, EDR

  • GPS

    Yes, with A-GPS

  • Radio

    No

  • USB

    microUSB v2.0

  • features

  • Sensors

    Accelerometer, compass

  • Messaging

    SMS, Email, Push Email, IM

  • Browser

    HTML, Adobe Flash

  • Java

    Yes

  • sound

  • 3.5mm jack

    Yes

  • network

  • Technology

    GSM / HSPA

  • 2G bands

    GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900

  • 3G bands

    HSDPA 900 / 2100

  • 4G bands

  • Speed

    HSPA 7.2/5.76 Mbps

  • GPRS

    Yes

  • EDGE

    Yes

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  • Summary

    The Apple iPad Air 2 runs a more powerful processor Triple-core 1.5 GHz Typhoon in compare to the Light Tab V9C. This is an significant specification of this tablet as a powerful processor shows a better performance. The Apple iPad Air 2 uses more RAM (2 GB) i.e. this model provides better performance than the Light Tab V9C.

    The Apple iPad Air 2 is equipped with 2K HD (1536 x 2048 pixels) screen resolution with 263 ppi pixel density that is better compared with the ZTE Light Tab V9C HD (480 x 800 pixels) resolution with 133 ppi pixel density. Such display resolution means that the iPad Air 2 is a right choice for playing games. If you want to capture pictures of a good quality then the Apple iPad Air 2 is a better buy for you as this tab has better rear 1.2-Megapixel camera with 2.2 aperture. The Apple iPad Air 2 captures videos with a more quality resolution: FullHD.

    The Light Tab V9C device is produced with a card slot. This is a nice pros: you can easily expand internal storage and transfer files. The Light Tab V9C weighs 389g that is 48g lighter than the weight of the Apple iPad Air 2.

    Considering the above-mentioned differences the iPad Air 2 becomes the best buy. Get the list of the best offers on Amazon.