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Acer ICONIA TAB A501 Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0
Global Score
5.576.95
Basic Information
AcerSamsung
Android 3.2, 3.0Android 4.4.2
2011-03-222013-04-29
10.24 x 6.97 x 0.52 inches7.40 x 4.37 x 0.39 inches
25.75 ounces10.90 ounces
$ 215.00 at Amazon$ 220.00 at Amazon
Display / Screen
10.1 inches7 inches
1280 x 800 pixels 1024 x 600 pixels
LCDTFT
149 pixels per inch170 pixels per inch
Capacitive, Multi-touchCapacitive, Multi-touch
5.56.2
Performance
--Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8930AB chipset
ARM Cortex-A9 (Dual-Core 1000 MHz) processorKrait 300 (Dual-Core 1700 MHz) processor
1 GB RAM1,5 GB (533 MHz) RAM
Yes GPUAdreno 305 (450 MHz) GPU
6.577.83
Storage
16 GB internal memory16 GB internal memory
microSD, microSDHC (up to 32 GB) external memory slotmicroSD, microSDHC, microSDXC (up to 64 GB) external memory slot
3.263.5
Camera
5.00 MP + 2.00 MP3.00 MP + 1.30 MP
4.733.85
Networks
Wi-FiWi-Fi
--Mobile Hotspot
HSPA+ (4G), HSDPA, HSUPA, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS and GSMLTE (4G), HSPA+ (4G), HSDPA, HSUPA, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS, GSM and CDMA
SIMSIM
5.19.5
Battery Life
3260mAh Li-Ion Battery4000mAh Li-Ion Battery
Non-Removable BatteryRemovable Battery
--750 hours standby time
3.765.12
Other Features
Bluetooth 2.1, EDRBluetooth 3.0
GPSGPS
--Infra-red port
Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope, Light Sensor and Proximity SensorAccelerometer, Compass, Light Sensor and Proximity Sensor

Comparisson review

The Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 has a global score of 6.95, which is a lot better than Acer ICONIA TAB A501's overall score of 5.57. Both tablets in this comparisson work with Android OS (Operating System), but the Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 has a more recent 4.4.2 version and Acer ICONIA TAB A501 has Android 3.2. Galaxy Tab 3 7.0's body is noticeably newer, much lighter and noticeably thinner than Acer ICONIA TAB A501.

Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 features a more vivid display than Acer ICONIA TAB A501, because although it has a lot worse 600 x 1024 resolution and a way smaller display, it also counts with a just a bit higher pixel count in each display inch. The Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 counts with a bit more storage for games and applications than Acer ICONIA TAB A501, and although they both have the same 16 GB internal memory capacity, the Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 also has a slot for SD memory cards that supports a maximum of 64 GB.

The Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 features a superior CPU than Acer ICONIA TAB A501, and although they both have 2 cpu cores, the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 also has an additional GPU and a greater amount of RAM memory. Acer ICONIA TAB A501 counts with a lot better camera than Galaxy Tab 3 7.0, because it has a way more mega pixels back-facing camera.

Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 features a much better battery life than Acer ICONIA TAB A501, because it has a 23 percent bigger battery capacity.

Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 costs a bit more than the Acer ICONIA TAB A501, but you can get a much better tablet for that few extra dollars.