The Google Nexus 7 and the Galaxy Tab 2 are both good tablets in the same price range. For the customers who are in a dilemma deciding between the two, here is a comparison.
The race for the next big smart phone is on. The market seems to be heading in the phablet direction and all devices in the 6 inch to 8 inch category are getting a lot of attention from the buyers.
In terms of price both the devices come slightly below $200. Some retailers and online stores are offering attractive discounts for the products.
Customers will notice that in terms of design and size the Google Nexus 7 and Galaxy Tab 2 are almost identical. The Nexus 7 is 7.81 inches in height 4.72 inches in width and 0.41 inches in thickness where as the Tab 2 is 7.63 inches in height 4.82 inches in width and 0.41 inches in thickness.
The Google Nexus 7 and the Galaxy Tab 2 have a 7 inch screen and as readers can judge by the dimensions in terms of style and sleekness there is not much difference. Even in terms of weight there isn't much difference - the Nexus 7 weighs around 340 grams where as the Tab 2 is just 5 grams heavier at 345.
The Google Nexus 7 offers a better resolution with a 1280 x 800 and 216 pixel density. The Samsung galaxy Tab 2 comes with a 1024 x 600 resolution with 170 pixel density.
A good feature of the Tab 2 is that it comes with Cellular connectivity along with the Wi-Fi connectivity. The Nexus 7 however relies mainly on the Wi-Fi connectivity and does not sport a cellular connection.
There are two cameras in the Tab 2 a 3 MP primary and a 0.3 MP VGA secondary camera. The Google Nexus 7 has a 1.2 MP front facing camera and does not come with a secondary camera.
In terms of hardware the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 comes with a Dual core processor and 1 GB RAM. The Tab 2 comes in 8 GB, 16 GB and 32 GB variants with the additional Micro SD slot with a capacity to add up to 32 GB extra space.
The Google Nexus 7 comes with a Quad Core 1.2 GHz processor which is better than the Tab 2. But in terms of memory it does not come with a Micro SD card. The Nexus 7 is available in 16 GB and 32 GB variants.
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