As you know, Apple Inc just officially announced new mini version of the popular iPad tablet, called as iPad Mini with 7 inch gorgeous display and impressive hardware specification and Google, the biggest search engine also introduced Google Nexus 7 inch tablet that preloaded with the latest generation of Android 4.2 Jelly Bean as the operating system. Yeah, both of the tablet comes with impressive configuration, but the question is what is the better than iPad Mini and Nexus 7? If you have a plan to buy new 7 inch tablet for multimedia and entertainment purpose, you should check the comparison below for more info.
Comes with light and thin design, Google Nexus 7 measures 198.5 x 120 x 10.45 mm with weighs only at 340 g make the device feels comfortable in your hand. Speaking of size, the iPad Mini has smaller size and lighter with weighing only at 0.68 pounds (308g) for Wifi, while the LTE model has weighs only at 0.69 pound (312 g) with measures 7.87 x 5.3 x 0.28 inch (200 x 134 x 7.2 mm).
Like Nexus 10 display that can beat iPad, the Nexus 7 tablet also can produce higher resolution than iPad Mini. The 7 inch High definition IPS touch screen Corning glass display with Led Backlit and multi touch support provides maximum resolution of 1280×800 pixel, higher than a Oleophobic coating display on the iPad Mini that support a resolution of 1024 x 768 pixel. With ASUS TruVivid technology, the Google model delivers 178 degree wide-viewing angle and 216 pixels per inch (ppi), instead of 163 pixels per inch (ppi) on the Apple device.
For camera, the iPad is the winner with a 5.0 Mega Pixel iSight rear camera with ƒ/2.4 aperture, Backside illumination and Five-element lens for capture high quality photos and 1080p HD video recording, while on the front, you will find a 1.2 Mega Pixel FaceTime HD Camera for video calling or self portraits. The 7 inch Nexus only bring a 1.2 Mega Pixel front facing camera and lacks rear back camera for video recording.
Powered by quad core of NVIDIA Tegra 3 processor that clocked at 1.2Ghz with 1GB of RAM and integrated 12-core GPU to enhanced graphics performance plus Android 4.2 aka Android Jelly Bean as the operating system, while the Apple Mini will be comes with a 1GHz A5 dual core processor, 512 MB RAM, PowerVR SGX543MP2 GPU and preloaded with new iOS 6 as the operating system.
Both of the device brings a full range of connectivity features, such as an audio jack, micro-USB, Bluetooth and dual band WLAN 802.11 b/g/n for wireless connecting, as well as NFC (Near Field Communications) for sharing content to another NFC enabled device by touching the. Besides that, the Apple’s device also comes with 4G LTE support that can works on 700 MHz Class 17 / 1700 / 2100 networks.
Google’s device bundled with a 4325 mAh battery that promises will gives up to 300 hours of standby time, up to 9 hours of battery life when you watching HD video or up to 10 hours of battery life for web browsing. You can also recharge the battery via micro USB port. The Mini device will be comes with a Lithium Polymer (16.3 Wh) battery for up to 10 hours of battery life for web browsing, but this model did not support USB recharge.
Of course, both of the device also comes with an accelerometer, gyro, compass, GPS, social network integration, stereo speakers and support multi range of video, picture and music files. For 8GB model, Google Asus Nexus 7 has price tag at $199 while the 16GB will be cost of $234. For iPad Mini, the 16GB has price tag at $329 and $429 for 32GB WiFi model.
Yeah, Google Nexus 7 tablet has lower price, higher processor performance, NFC support and better resolution than iPad model, but the Nexus lacks rear camera and 4G connectivity. So, what do you think? Are you decide to buy Nexus or Apple iPad Mini?.