This article deals with the comparison of three most popular tablets that is Google Nexus 7 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 vs Apple iPad mini . Comparison is based on various features and specs of all the three tablets.
Display : Google Nexus 7 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 vs Apple iPad mini
Google Nexus 7 has 7 inches HD display with 1280 x 800 pixels resolution and 216 pixels per inch. Whereas Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 has 7 inches LCD capacitive touchscreen with 600 x 1024 pixels resolution and 170 ppi pixel density. iPad mini has 7.9 inches LED-backlit display with 1024 x 768 pixels resolution with 163 ppi pixel density.
Conclusion: – If you want large screen then iPad mini will suit you, otherwise Nexus 7 leaves other players way behind when it comes to display quality. It has better pixel density and resolution than its rivals
Processor: Google Nexus 7 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 vs Apple iPad mini
Google Nexus 7 runs on Nvidia Tegra 3 quad-core 1.3 GHz processor, including a 12-core Graphics Processing Unit for stunning 3D graphics. Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 runs on dual-core 1 GHz processor, and has PowerVR SGX540 graphics processor to provide its user for thrilling gaming experience. iPad mini runs on Dual-core A5 1 GHz processor for fast and fluid performance.
Conclusion: From the above data it is clear that Nexus 7 processor is far ahead of its rivals providing fast and smooth performance. Nexus 7 provides its users with whole new gaming experience with advanced games and stunning 3D graphics.
Camera: Google Nexus 7 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 vs Apple iPad mini
Google Nexus 7 has 1.2 MP front-facing camera, but no primary camera. Samsung Tab 2 comes with 3 MP primary camera along with 0.3 MP front camera. iPad mini has 5 MP primary camera to capture bright and razor sharp images. It also has 1.2 MP front facing camera for clear FaceTime video calling. It provides you to record HD video in full 1080 pixels resolution.
Conclusion: If you are looking for a tablet that can work as a camera also, then Google Nexus 7 is a sure shot NO. It turned out to be a big disappointment if we see its camera quality. On the other hand iPad mini over the other two tablets for providing high-quality camera both front and rear. iPad mini let you capture all the beautiful, spectacular, unpredictable moments with great clarity.
Memory: Google Nexus 7 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 vs Apple iPad mini
Google Nexus 7 has 16 GB or 32 GB in-build storage along with 1 GB RAM. Samsung Galaxy tab 2 provides three options 8/16/32 GB in internal storage coupled with 1 GB RAM. Its memory can be expanded through microSD card slot up to 32 GB. iPad mini comes in three variants 16/32/64 GB internal storage along with 1 GB RAM.
Conclusion: Here Samsung scores high due to its expandable memory feature which is not present in other two tablets. Google Nexus 7 comes in only one option whereas other two comes in three different memory options, so users can decide according to their memory requirement.
Operating System: Google Nexus 7 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 vs Apple iPad mini
Google Nexus 7 and Samsung Galaxy tab 2 is powered by latest Android version Jelly Bean whereas iPad mini is powered by Apple iOS 6.
Conclusion: Well this thing depends entirely on your personal choice. If you are Android freak then Nexus 7 will work for you, and if you are iOS fan then iPad mini will suit you. Both the platforms are good in their own way.
Battery: Google Nexus 7 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 vs Apple iPad mini
Google Nexus 7 has a 4325 mAh battery which will provide 8-9 hours of power, whereas Samsung Galaxy tab 2 has 4000 mAh battery. Ipad mini has incredible battery life, it offers up to 10 hours on a single charge.
Conclusion: All the tablets are on the same level, so there is no clear winner.
Price: Google Nexus 7 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 vs Apple iPad mini
Google Nexus 7: Rs 15,999
Samsung Galaxy Tab 2: Rs 14,990
iPad mini: Starting from Rs 21,900
After going through above points, I think that price and performance wise Google Nexus 7 is better than the other two tablet, but if your priority is multimedia than iPad mini will suit you, provided you are ready you spend some extra bucks.