• Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (7.0) vs Asus Memo Pad ME172V vs Amazon Kindle Fire HD

Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (7.0) vs Asus Memo Pad ME172V vs Amazon Kindle Fire HD

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Asus Amazon
Announced February 2012 January 2013 September 2012
Status Available - April 2012 Available - January 2013 Available - September 2012
Colors Black, White Sugar White, Titanium Gray, Cherry Pink Black
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 193.7 x 122.4 x 10.5 mm
(7.63 x 4.82 x 0.41 in)
196.2 x 119.2 x 11.2 mm
(7.72 x 4.69 x 0.44 in)
193 x 137 x 10.3 mm
(7.6 x 5.39 x 0.41 in)
Weight 344 g (12.13 oz) 370 g (13.05 oz) 395 g (13.93 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 N/A N/A
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 1900 / 2100 - N/A
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM , Push Mail, EMail, IM , Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Android OS, v4.1 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.0 (customized)
Processor Dual-core 1 GHz, TI OMAP 4430 1 GHz, VIA WM8950 Dual-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A9, TI OMAP 4460
GPU PowerVR SGX540 Mali-400 PowerVR SGX540
RAM 1 GB 1 GB 1 GB
Internal Memory 8/16/32 GB storage 8/16 GB storage 16/32 GB storage
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 32 GB No

display Display

Type PLS LCD capacitive touchscreen LED-backlit LCD IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors capacitive touchscreen 16M colors
Size 7.0 inches 7.0 inches 7.0 inches
Resolution 600 x 1024 pixels (170 ppi) 600 x 1024 pixels (170 ppi) 800 x 1280 pixels (216 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 57.85% 58.65% 53.55%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio No No No
Games Yes Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 3.15 MP, 2048x1536 pixels 1 MP 1.3 MP, 1280 x 1024 pixels
Flash No No No
Features Geo-tagging, Smile Detection Video-calling -
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 720p No
Front Camera Yes, VGA [Similar] No [Similar] No [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes No No
Edge Yes No No
3G HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps - No
Bluetooth Yes, v3.0 with A2DP, HS Yes Yes, with A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band
USB Yes, v2.0, USB Host support Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS No No
Browser HTML, Adobe Flash HTML HTML5 (Amazon Silk)

memory User Memory

Internal 8/16/32 GB storage, 1GB RAM 8/16 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 16/32 GB storage, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 32 GB No
USB OTG Supported - -

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor not present proximity sensor not present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
NFC NFC not supported NFC not supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Non-removable, Li-Po Battery Non-removable Li-Ion battery (16.43 Wh)
Capacity 4000 mAh 4270 mAh 4400 mAh
Stand by Up to 1190 h (2G)
Up to 1080 h (3G)
- -
Talk Time Up to 40 h (2G)
Up to 20 h (3G)
Up to 7 h (multimedia) Up to 11 h