Tablets comparison

Tablets comparison

There are plenty of tablets in the market and it could be a hard decision to select an ideal tablet. The following comparison table has summarized some popular tablets in year 2013, including iPad Air, iPad Mini with retina display, Surface 2, Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014) and Nexus 7 to help sort through the mess.

iPad Air iPad Mini with retina display Surface 2 Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014) Nexus 7
Size 240x170x7.5(mm) 200x135x7.5(mm) 275x172x8.9(mm) 243x171x7.9(mm) 200x114x8.7 (mm)
Weight 469g 331g 676g 540g 290g
Build Aluminium Aluminium “VaporMg”(magnesium alloy) Faux leather (plastic) Plastic
Colors Space gray & blackSilver & white Space gray &
blackSilver & white
Black & silver Classic whiteJet black Black
Display 9.7”264 ppi 7.9”326 ppi 10.6”208 ppi 10.1”299 ppi 7”323 ppi
Stylus X X X  Yes X
Software iOS 7 iOS 7 Windows RT Android 4.3TouchWiz Android 4.3
Bundled office apps Apple iWork Apple iWork Microsoft Office 2013 RT
Storage 16GB, 32GB,64GB, 128GB 16GB, 32GB,64GB, 128GB 32GB, 64GB 16GB, 32GB,64GB, 16GB, 32GB
Wireless Wi-FiWi-Fi + LTE Wi-FiWi-Fi + LTE Wi-Fi Wi-FiWi-Fi + LTE Wi-FiWi-Fi + LTE
Processor Apple A7 (64-bit)Dual core1.4GHz Apple A7 (64-bit)Dual core (quad GPU)1.4GHz Tegra 4Quad Core1.7 GHz Exynos OctaOcta core1.9GHz——————LTE:

Snapdragon 800

Quad core


Snapdragon S4 ProQuad core1.5GHz
Battery 8,827 mAh (23.8W-h) ? 8,220mAh 3,950mAh
Camera 5MP rear1.2 MP front 5MP rear1.2MP front 5MP rear3.5MP front 8MP rear2MP front 5MP rear1.2 MP front
Release cycle Nov 2013 Nov 2013 Oct 2013 Oct 2013 July 2013

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