Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (7.0) vs Asus Google Nexus 7

Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (7.0)
samsung galaxy tab 2 (7.0)
Asus Google Nexus 7
asus google nexus 7
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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Asus
Announced February 2012 June 2012
Status Available - April 2012 Available - July 2012
Colors Black, White Black
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 193.7 x 122.4 x 10.5 mm
(7.63 x 4.82 x 0.41 in)
198.5 x 120 x 10.5 mm
(7.81 x 4.72 x 0.41 in)
Weight 344 g (12.13 oz) 340 g (11.99 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 N/A
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 1900 / 2100 N/A
Messaging SMS, MMS, 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), upgradable to v4.1.2
Processor Dual-core 1 GHz, TI OMAP 4430 [Similar] Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A9, Nvidia Tegra 3 [Similar]
GPU PowerVR SGX540 [Similar] ULP GeForce [Similar]
RAM 1 GB [Browse Similar] 1 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 8/16/32 GB storage 32 GB storage
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB No

display Display

Type PLS LCD capacitive touchscreen LED-backlit IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 7.0 inches [Similar] 7.0 inches [Similar]
Resolution 600 x 1024 pixels (170 ppi) 800 x 1280 pixels (216 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 57.85% 59.45%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 3.15 MP, 2048x1536 pixels [Similar] 1.2 MP [Similar]
Flash No No
Features Geo-tagging, Smile Detection Video-calling
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 720p
Front Camera Yes, VGA [Similar] No [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

Edge Yes No
3G HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps N/A
Bluetooth Yes, v3.0 with A2DP, HS Yes
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
USB Yes, v2.0, USB Host support Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes
Browser HTML, Adobe Flash HTML, HTML5

memory User Memory

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

Apps Sensors

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

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Standard battery, Li-Ion
Capacity 4000 mAh 4325 mAh
Stand by Up to 1190 h (2G)
Up to 1080 h (3G)
300 h
Talk Time Up to 40 h (2G)
Up to 20 h (3G)
Up to 10 h