For readers who are considering buying the Google Nexus 7 or the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3, here is a specs and price comparison between the two devices in Australia. The comparison could help readers make an informed decision.
Display and Design
The Nexus 7 comes with a 7 inch LED-backlit IPS LCD capacitive touch screen, rendering 800 x 1280 pixels resolution. The Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 comes with a 7 inch TFT capacitive touch screen, rendering 600 x 1024 pixels resolution.
The Nexus 7 comes with 198.5 x 120 x 10.5 mm dimensions and weighs 340 grams. The Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 comes with 188 x 111.1 x 9.9 mm dimensions and weighs 306 grams.
Hardware and Operating System
The Nexus 7 is equipped with a 1.2 GHz quad core cortex A9 processor and Nvidia Tegra 3 chipset. It comes in 8 GB and 16 GB internal memory variants and no Micro SD slot for additional memory.
The Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 is equipped with a 1.2 GHz dual core processor and comes in 8 GB and 16 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 1 GB of RAM.
The Nexus 7 sports a 1.2 MP primary camera and does not have a secondary camera. The Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 sports a 3.15 MP primary camera with autofocus and the secondary camera on the device is 1.3 MP.
The Nexus 7 comes with a non-removable Li-Ion 4325 mAh battery, which allows for a multimedia play time of about 10 hours. The Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 comes with a non-removable Li-Ion 4000 mAh battery, which allows for a multimedia play time of about 8 hours.
Price in Australia
The Nexus 7 16 GB variant is priced at around AU $289.95. The Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 16 GB variant with Wi-Fi is priced at around AU $329.95 in Australia.
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