Android, Asus, Mobile Tech

Specs Battle: The New Nexus 7 VS the 7-inch Kings!

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
Screen Size 7.02-inches 7-inches 7.9-inches 7-inches
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
LTE Option Yes No Yes TBD

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!



3 thoughts on “Specs Battle: The New Nexus 7 VS the 7-inch Kings!

  1. I think the Nexus 7 is shaping up to be the leader once again in the next round of the 7″ battles. I know which I’d chose if I were buying again!!

    Posted by jez@nxtab | July 26, 2013, 10:34 pm
  2. Reblogged this on Better android apps and commented:
    Don’t forget Max Battery Booster:

    Posted by aphoneswp | July 27, 2013, 3:26 am


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