The iPad mini 2 and Nexus 7 2 have similar design blueprints, but are built to different levels of aesthetic rigor. They both have super-slim screen surrounds to the sides of the screen, and attempt to become as slim and light as possible. However, with more budget to play with and, no doubt, a larger design team, the iPad mini 2 Retina is a cut above. And as a result, the iPad feels like the more expensive, more impressive tablet. The iPad mini 2 is just 7.
The Nexus can claim one design victory, though — weight. The Nexus 7 2 weighs just g, the iPad mini 2 Wi-Fi model g. All of these design clashes occur at a very high level, though. The Nexus 7 2 feels great, just as the iPad mini 2 seems light. There are no real losers in this fight. Throwing away all practical concerns for a minute, though, the iPad mini 2 is significantly better looking than the Nexus 7 2.
Both the iPad mini 2 and Nexus 7 2 have the same size screens as their predecessors, but in most other ways they are far, far superior. Both of these displays are class acts. Apple has upped resolution massively in the second generation iPad mini — it has a 2, x 1, pixel screen. Sharpness is particularly impressive in these tablets, but contrast, colour and top brightness are excellent, too.
The design comparison may have been tricky, but this is much harder. A 7. More so that the inch figures suggest. A non-widescreen aspect gives the iPad more screen compared to the perception of how large the tablet is as a whole. This is very beneficial for games, for web browsing and for using apps.
The S4 Pro, however, is quite a bit older and slower than the Snapdragon Neither of these tablets has a memory card slot. This is the first time a smaller iPad has been available at such high capacities. And you pay less of a premium for additional storage with a Nexus. Perhaps the most important difference between iOS and Android for the tech fan is the range of apps and games available for the systems.
There are roughly the same amount of apps and games on their respective app stores — likely a million plus at this point. However, the App Store still offers a greater breadth and depth of content, particularly where tablet optimised apps are concerned. Which will be crowned king of the Prizefight ring? Brian brings his high energy and edgy style to the CNET family, showcasing the latest and greatest in the tech world with substance to back up his style.
It's a Prizefight punchout between Apple and Google once again and both sides of this longstanding have brought their best 7-inch tablets to the table. Apple's iPad Mini finally brings its Retina Display, the best-designed 7-inch tablet, and the power of its iTunes and App Store ecosystems.
The new Nexus 7, which is one of the most feature-packed 7-inch tablets on the market today, is pushing the 7-inch tablet into new territory with its full-HD display, and the Google Play store is no longer a weak spot for Android. Which tablet will reign supreme? Cast your vote! Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic.
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Gift Guides Reviews Top Deals. Log in or Sign up. Brightness Light Mode Dark Mode. Nexus 7 Apple has finally announced the iPad mini with Retina display , the long-anticipated follow-up to the iPad mini. Which small form-factor tablet is right for you? Apple has bumped the second generation iPad mini's resolution to x , up from the x display on its predecessor.
That beats the Nexus 7 's x The iPad mini with Retina display also has a larger 7. Both tablets sport identical cameras when it comes to megapixels, both packing 5-MP rear and 1. Unfortunately the iPad mini with Retina display doesn't use the same iSight camera sensor as the iPhone 5s, but with iOS 7's camera app and the image signal processing of the A7 chip, the Apple tablet is expected to take beautiful shots. The iPad mini with Retina display will run on Apple's A7 chip up from A5 on the first-generation iPad mini with bit architecture that the company says will bring desktop-class performance to the slate.
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