Google Nexus 7 vs Kindle Fire vs Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 – Compare Specs

Rumors were flying around that Google would be introducing its tablet PC very soon. Well, here is the eBook reader introduced at Google Key Note 2012 namely, Google Nexus 7.

This is the most powerful 7 inch tablet on the planet. And the fact that its worth $199 makes it a straight forward competitor of Kindle Fire, the super popular ebook reader.

And when it comes to 7 inch affordable tablet PCs, Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 is right up there as it is powerful, gorgeous and yes, affordable. In this post, we would be comparing Google Nexus 7, Kindle Fire and Samsung Galaxy Tab 2.

If you are looking for a good eBook reader, then the below table would surely help you make a decision as these are the most top selling and superior ebook readers in the market.

Although you are looking for a ebook reader, but a device which is capable of doing much more than an ebook reader won’t hurt you in any way whatsoever. So check the below comparison.

Google Nexus 7 vs Kindle Fire vs Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 – Compare Specs

Specification Google Nexus 7
Kindle Fire
Samsung Galaxy Tab 2
Operating System Android 4.1 JellyBean Android 2.3 Gingerbread Android 4.0.3 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
Processor 1.3 GHz Quad core Tegra 3 1GHz dual-core OMAP 4 Cortex-A9 1 GHz Dual Core TI OMAP 4430
Screen Size 7 inches IPS LCD scratch proof display 7 inches IPS TFT capacitive touchscreen 7 inches PLS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Screen Resolution 1280 x 800 pixels 1024 x 600 pixels 1024 x 600 pixels
Dimensions 198.5 x 120 x 10.45 mm 7.5 x 4.7 x 0.45 mm 193.7 x 122.4 x 10.5 mm
RAM 1GB 512 MB 1 GB
Internal Storage 8 / 16 GB 8 GB 8 / 16 / 32 GB
Expansion No No but you can use Amazon Cloud Storage No
Browser Google Chrome, Android Browser Amazon Silk Android Browser
Weight 11.99 ounces / 340 grams 14.6 ounces / 413 grams 344 grams
Battery 4325 mAh

Will run for 8 hours and standby of 12.5 days

8 hours of reading and 7 and a half hours for video playback 4000 mAh

8 hours of reading

Price $199 onwards $199 onwards $250 onwards

Filed under: Tablets

June 29, 2012 by: Prasanth Chandra


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