As tablets and smartphones begin to dominate the market, companies from all over are trying stay relevant and release their own tablets and smartphones. These three tablets are among the favorites of many, therefore they will be analyzed in this comparison.
LG G Pad 8.3
LG’s tablet weighs a full pound and has an 8.3 inch, 1920 x 1200 WUXGA display. A Qualcom Snapdragon 600, 1.7 GHz quad-core processor, 2 GB of RAM and a 4600 mAh battery power the device, that also includes a 5 MP camera on the back and a 1.3 MP camera in the front. It runs on Android Jelly Bean 4.2 .2 and has 16 GB of internal storage. The available colors are black and white.
Apple iPad Mini
This one of the most popular tablets, as it managed to outsell even the iPad 4. It includes 512 MB of RAM, an A5 dual core chip and a 7.9 inch LED back-lit, IPS, 163 ppi display, with the resolution of 1024×768, and a fingerprint proof oleophobic coating. It is believed that LG’s G Pad was meant as a direct competitor with the iPad Mini.
Nexus 7 (2013)
Google wanted the same success it had with the first generation Nexus 7. The newer one features an IPS LCD , 7 inch, 323 ppi capacitive touch screen, capable of 16 M colors and a 1024 x 764 resolution. It also comes with Corning Gorilla Glass and Android Jelly Bean 4.3, upgradeable to 4.3.1. The processor is a 1.5 GHz quad-core Krait and the camera features 5 MP. The device can last up to 9 hours on its own.
On Amazon.com you can find the iPad Mini for $265, the Nexus 7 around $219-$250 and the LG G Pad for $290
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