For readers who are considering buying the Google Nexus 7 or the Samsung Galaxy Note 8, here is a specs and price comparison between the two devices in Australia. The comparison could help readers make an informed scission.
Display and Design
The Nexus 7 comes with a 7 inch LED-backlit IPS LCD capacitive touch screen, rendering 1200 x 1920 pixels resolution. The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 comes with a 8 inch TFT capacitive touch screen, rendering 800 x 1280 pixels resolution.
The Nexus 7 comes with 200 x 114 x 8.7 mm dimensions and weighs 290 grams. The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 comes with 210.8 x 135.9 x 8 mm dimensions and weighs 338 grams.
Hardware and Operating System
The Nexus 7 is equipped with a 1.5 GHz quad core krait processor and Qualcomm Snapdragon S4Pro chipset. It comes in 16 GB and 32 GB internal memory variants and no Micro SD slot for additional memory.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is equipped with a 1.6 GHz quad core cortex A9 processor and Exynos 4412 chipset. It comes in 16 GB and 32 GB internal memory variants, which can be expanded by up to 64 GB using a Micro SD card.
Both the devices run on the Android platform and come loaded with the Jelly Bean operating system. Both the devices have 2 GB of RAM.
Both the devices sport a 5 Mp primary camera with features like autofocus, geo-tagging, touch focus and face detection. The Nexus 7 has a 1.2 MP secondary camera whereas the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 has a 1.3 MP secondary camera.
The Nexus 7 comes with a non-removable Li-Ion 3950 mAh battery whereas the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 comes with a non-removable Li-Ion 4600 mAh battery.
Price in Australia
The Google Nexus 7 16 GB variant is priced at around AU $289.95. The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 16 GB variant is priced at around AU $489.95 and the 32 GB variant is priced at around AU $499.95 in Australia.
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