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Google Nexus 7 (2013) Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch
Global Score
7.367.04
Basic Information
GoogleSamsung
Android 5.0, 4.4.4, 4.4.3, 4.4.2, 4.4, 4.3Android 4.2.2
2013-07-242013-06-03
7.87 x 4.49 x 0.34 inches8.26 x 4.87 x 0.29 inches
10.23 ounces11.25 ounces
Scratch-Resistant Glass--
$ 215.00 at Amazon$ 215.00 at Amazon
Display / Screen
7 inches8 inches
1920 x 1200 pixels 1280 x 800 pixels
IPS LCDSuper Clear LCD
323 pixels per inch189 pixels per inch
300 cd/m2 brightness--
Capacitive, Multi-touchCapacitive, Multi-touch
7.35.9
Performance
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064 chipsetSamsung Exynos 4 Dual chipset
Krait (Quad-Core 1500 MHz) processorARM Cortex-A9 (Dual-Core 1500 MHz) processor
2 GB (533 MHz) RAM1,5 GB RAM
Adreno 320 (400 MHz) GPUARM Mali-400 MP4 (Quad-Core 266 MHz) GPU
7.838.46
Storage
32 GB internal memory16 GB internal memory
No SD card slotmicroSD, microSDHC, microSDXC (up to 64 GB) external memory slot
3.33.5
Camera
5.00 MP + 1.20 MP5.00 MP + 1.30 MP
f/2.40 aperture--
1920 x 1080 (Full HD) video resolution1280 x 720 (30 fps) (HD) video resolution
5.284.84
Networks
Wi-FiWi-Fi
LTE (4G), HSPA, EDGE and GPRSLTE (4G), HSPA+ (4G), HSDPA, HSUPA, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS and GSM
Micro SIMSIM
8.19.1
Battery Life
3950mAh Li-Polymer Battery4450mAh Battery
Removable BatteryNon-Removable Battery
Wireless Charging--
--42 hours talk time
5.045.12
Other Features
Bluetooth 4.0Bluetooth 4.0
GPSGPS
NFC--
Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope and Light SensorAccelerometer, Compass, Light Sensor and Proximity Sensor

Comparisson review

The Google Nexus 7 (2013) is a little bit better than Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch, with a global score of 7.36 against 7.04. Google Nexus 7 (2013)'s body is a bit lighter but thicker than Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch, and both of them were only released with a couple of months difference. These tablets include Android OS (Operating System), but the Google Nexus 7 (2013) has 5.0 version while Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch has Android 4.2.2 version, providing a couple additional features and performance enhancements.

Google Nexus 7 (2013) features an incredibly better screen than Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch, because although it has a quite smaller display, it also counts with a way better resolution of 1200 x 1920px and a lot higher display pixel density. The Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch counts with a bit better CPU than Google Nexus 7 (2013), because although it has 512 MB lesser RAM and a lower number of 1500 MHz cores, it also counts with a faster 1064 MHz GPU.

The Google Nexus 7 (2013) features a little bit better camera than Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch, and although they both have a same resolution camera in the back, the Google Nexus 7 (2013) also has a way better (Full HD) video definition. The Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch counts with a little bit more storage capacity for games and applications than Google Nexus 7 (2013), because although it has less internal storage, it also counts with a slot for an SD memory card that supports a maximum of 64 GB.

Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch features just a bit longer battery duration than Google Nexus 7 (2013), because it has a 4450mAh battery capacity against 3950mAh.

The Google Nexus 7 (2013) costs the same than Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch, .