With the brand-new Nexus 7 just announced a few days ago, most of you are undoubtedly weighing on how the new tablet from Google would fair against the competition. Luckily for you, we have you covered! Below is a head-to-head specs comparison between the new Nexus 7, Kindle Fire HD, iPad Mini and Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0.
|Nexus 7 2||Kindle Fire HD||iPad mini||Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0|
|Resolution and Pixel Density||1920×1200, 323ppi||1280×800, 215ppi||1024×768, 163ppi||1024×600, 169ppi|
|CPU||Quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro, 1.5Ghz||Dual-core 1.2Ghz OMAP 4460||Dual-core A5||Dual-core 1.2Ghz|
|Battery Life||Up to 9 hours active use||11 hours continuous use||Up to 10 hours||Up to 8 hours|
|Storage||16 or 32GB||16 or 32GB||16, 32 or 64GB||8GB, up to 64GB via microSD|
|Camera||1.2MP front, 5MP rear||Front facing only||1.2MP front, 5MP rear||1.3MP front, 3.0MP rear|
|OS||Android 4.3 Jelly Bean||Amazon’s Version of Android 4.0.x Ice Cream Sandwich||iOS 6 (iOS 7 Coming this Fall)||Android 4.1 Jelly Bean|
Given the wealth of information above, one could that (1) the new Nexus 7 packs one hell of a display, with an overall better screen resolution and pixel density compared to its competitors, (2) it is the only one with a quad-core processor in tow, and (3) the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean out of the box, without any bloatware from the other manufacturers, is surely a bonus.
Of course, all those numbers means nothing if not for the user experience and overall usability of the tablet. As such, when considering your next big gadget purchase this coming months, do take note of how you would be using your device in line with your personal and professional needs and priorities. Nonetheless, whatever your decision might be, I’m quite sure that with the new Nexus 7 in town, you will be having quite a difficult time weighing in as to which tablet is the best for you. Happy shopping!
- Google Nexus 7 (2013) vs. Apple iPad Mini: Specs Compared (laptopmag.com)
- The new Nexus 7 vs the competition, how does it stack up? (androidauthority.com)
- Google unveils updated Nexus 7 tablet (vancouversun.com)