The Nexus 7 2013 is the successor of the Nexus 7, which was released a year before. This device is twice as fast as the previous one, don’t worry, you’ll play your favorite games for hours! The users of the iPad Mini are very satisfied of its display. Although it’s not equipped with retina display, this tablet allows you to navigate on websites on portrait mode without trying too hard to read the tiny text. We’ll compare these two devices, to see which one is better for your needs.
Displays and designs
The Nexus 7 2 has a 7 inch LED-backlit IPS LCD capacitive touch screen and a resolution of 1200×1920 pixels, while the iPad Mini has a larger display, a 7.9 inch LED-backlit IPS LCD capacitive touch screen, with a resolution of 768×1024 pixels.
The Nexus 7 2 weights 290 grams and has these dimensions: 200x114x8.7 mm dimensions, while the iPad Mini weights 18 grams more and comes with these dimensions: 200×134.7×7.2 mm.
Hardware and operating systems
The Nexus 7 2 has a 1.5 GHz quad core krait processor + Qualcomm Snapdragon S4Pro chipset and you can choose one of the two variants of internal memories of 16 GB and 32 GB, which aren’t expandable.
The iPad Mini is equipped with a 1 GHz dual core cortex A9 processor + Apple A5 chipset, and it also has three variants of internal memories – 16 GB, 32 GB and 64 GB, which also can’t be expanded.
The Nexus 7 2 in an Android tablet running on the Jelly Bean o.s., which is upgradeable to the KitKat version. This tablet has 2 GB of RAM, while the iPad Mini has only 512 MB of RAM and it runs on the iOS6 o.s., which is upgradeable to the iOS 7.
Both tablets have a 5 MP primary camera with autofocus, and a 1.2 MP secondary camera.
The Nexus 7 2 has a non-removable Li-Ion 3950 mAh battery, while the iPad Mini is equipped with a non-removable 16.3 Wh Li-Po battery.
The Nexus 7 2 16 GB variant costs on amazon.com 198 dollars, while the 32 GB costs 225 dollars. On the same website, the iPad Mini 16 GB variant costs 293 dollars, while the 32 GB variant can be bought at the price of 349 dollars and the 64 GB variant costs 390 dollars.
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