As one of the newer tablets, this tablet computer is likely to use more advanced technology.
Fairly High Rear Camera Resolution
With a rear camera resolution of 8 megapixels, the Motion R12 has a quite high rear camera resolution compared to most of the other latest similar spec tablet computers. The average rear camera resolution of recently released comparable spec tablets is 4.8MP.
Tablets with a higher rear camera resolution that might be worth considering include the Sony Xperia Z4 ($706.90) (8.1MP).
Quite Large Screen Size
With a screen size of 12.5 inches, the Motion R12 has a quite large screen size compared to most of the other similar spec tablets that were launched in the last year. Across all the similar spec tablet computers that are a comparable age to the R12 the screen sizes range from 6.9" to 16", and the average screen size is 9.7".
The Motion R12 is 4G compatible, which is unusual. Most of the other similar spec tablets that are a comparable age to the R12 are not 4G compatible.
The Motion R12 is 3G compatible, which is unusual. Most of the other latest tablet computers are not 3G compatible.
Fairly Fast Processor Clock Speed
The Motion R12 has one of the faster processor clock speeds (1.7 gigahertz) amongst tablet computers of this age. Tablet computers that have been available for the last year have processor clock speeds of between 0.8GHz and 2.3GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 1.4GHz.
This tablet computer has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many recently released tablet computers.
Fairly Large Processor Cache
At 4 megabytes, the Motion R12 has a quite large processor cache compared to most of the other similar spec tablet computers that are a comparable age to the R12. Across all the tablet computers that have been around for around the same time as the R12 the processor caches range from 0.5MB to 4MB, and the average processor cache is 2.5MB.
Very Large Internal Memory
The average internal memory of tablet computers that were launched in the last year is 3GB. With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the Motion R12's internal memory is one of the largest amongst recently released similar spec tablet computers.
Fairly Large Maximum Internal Memory
The smallest maximum internal memory of latest comparable spec tablet computers is 1GB, the largest is 8GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 4.5GB. The Motion R12 has a quite large maximum internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other recently released comparable spec tablets.
Two Built-In Speakers
Most tablets that were released in the last year have between one and three built-in speakers, including the Motion R12 which has two built-in speakers.
3 Reasons Against
Only Two Processor Cores
The Motion R12 is a two processor core tablet. Most of the other tablet computers that have been around for the last year have between one and seven processor cores.
If you want a tablet computer with more processor cores then you might also want to look at the Yoga Tab 3 10 (4 processor cores), the Yoga Tab 3 8 (4 processor cores), or the IdeaPad A8-50L (4 processor cores) all from Lenovo.
When compared to other new similar spec tablets that we have checked, the width of the Motion R12 of 328 millimeters is one of the widest. The average width of latest tablets is 230mm, and the widths range from 100mm to 390mm.
Latest comparable spec tablets have weights of between 240g and 2kg. The weight of the Motion R12 of 1.3 kilograms is one of the heaviest amongst recently released similar spec tablets.
1 Other reason to consider the Motion R12
Average Internal Storage Capacity
The Motion R12 has a pretty typical internal storage capacity (128 gigabytes) compared to most of the other comparable spec tablet computers that are a similar age to the R12.
If you want a tablet with a larger internal storage capacity then you might want to consider the Stylistic R726 (256GB), or the Stylistic R726 (256GB) both from Fujitsu.
Processor Clock Speed
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Intel Core i7
General Purpose IO
AVX, AVX 2.0, SSE, SSE4.1, SSE, SSE4.2
System Bus Rate
Processor Package Size
40 x 24 x 1.5
Scenario Design Power (SDP)
Conflict Free Processor
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Processor Cache Type
Thermal Monitoring Technology
Memory Clock Speed
Maximum Internal Memory
Internal Memory Type
Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 8.1 Pro
Microsoft Office (Windows 8.1)
- SnapWorks by Motion Camera App,- RFID Sample Reader,- Barcode Reader,- Pen and Touch Enabled BIOS Setup,- Infineon Security Platform Tools,- Motion/Softex OmniPass Security Software (Windows 7),- Motion Dashboard (Windows 7),- Know Your Motion Tablet (Windows 8.1),- Motion Tablet Center (Windows 8
On March 25, 2014, tablet computing pioneer Motion announced the latest offering in their mobile technology portfolio, the rugged Motion R12 tablet computer. What Motion created here is a tablet... Read more…