For readers who are considering buying the Asus Memo Pad 8 or the Nexus 7 2013 version, 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 Asus Memo Pad 8 comes with an 8 inch IPS LCD capacitive touch screen, rendering 800 x 1280 pixels resolution. The Nexus 7 comes with a 7 inch LED-backlit IPS LCD capacitive touch screen, rendering 1200 x 1920 pixels resolution.
The Asus Memo Pad 8 comes with 212.4 x 127.4 x 10 mm dimensions and weighs 350 grams. The Nexus 7 comes with 200 x 114 x 8.7 mm dimensions and weighs 290 grams.
Hardware and Operating System
The Asus Memo Pad 8 is equipped with a 1.6 GHz quad core cortex A9 processor. It comes with 16 GB of internal memory, which can be expanded by up to 64 GB using a Micro SD card.
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.
Both the devices run on the Android platform and come loaded with the Jelly Bean operating system. The Asus Memo Pad 8 has 1 GB of RAM whereas the Nexus 7 has 2 GB of RAM.
The Asus Memo Pad 8 sports a 5 MP primary camera and a 1.2 MP secondary camera. The Nexus 7 also sports a 5 MP primary camera with autofocus and the secondary camera on the device is 1.2 MP.
The Asus Memo Pad 8 comes with a non-removable Li-Po 3950 mAh battery and the Nexus 7 comes with a non-removable Li-Ion 3950 mAh battery.
Price in Australia
The Asus Memo Pad 8 with 16 GB of internal memory is priced at around AU $309.95. The Nexus 7 2 16 GB variant is priced at around AU $319.95 and the 32 GB variant is priced at around AU $379.95 in Australia.
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