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Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch Google Nexus 7 (2013)
Global Score
7.117.28
Basic Information
SamsungGoogle
Android 4.2.2Android 5.0, 4.4.4, 4.4.3, 4.4.2, 4.4, 4.3
2013-06-032013-07-24
8.26 x 4.87 x 0.29 inches7.87 x 4.49 x 0.34 inches
11.08 ounces10.23 ounces
--Scratch-Resistant Glass
$ 305.00 at Amazon$ 225.00 at Amazon
Display / Screen
8 inches7 inches
1280 x 800 pixels 1920 x 1200 pixels
Super Clear LCDIPS LCD
189 pixels per inch323 pixels per inch
--300 cd/m2 brightness
Capacitive, Multi-touchCapacitive, Multi-touch
5.97.3
Performance
Samsung Exynos 4 Dual chipsetQualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064 chipset
ARM Cortex-A9 (Dual-Core 1500 MHz) processorKrait (Quad-Core 1500 MHz) processor
1,5 GB RAM2 GB (533 MHz) RAM
ARM Mali-400 MP4 (Quad-Core 266 MHz) GPUAdreno 320 (400 MHz) GPU
8.467.83
Storage
32 GB internal memory16 GB internal memory
microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC (up to 64 GB) external memory slotNo SD card slot
4.32.5
Camera
5.00 MP + 1.30 MP5.00 MP + 1.20 MP
--f/2.40 aperture
1280 x 720 (30 fps) (HD) video resolution1920 x 1080 (Full HD) video resolution
4.845.28
Networks
Wi-FiWi-Fi
LTE (4G), HSPA+ (4G), HSDPA, HSUPA, EDGE and GPRSLTE (4G), HSPA, EDGE and GPRS
SIMMicro SIM
98.1
Battery Life
4450mAh Battery3950mAh Li-Polymer Battery
Non-Removable BatteryRemovable Battery
--Wireless Charging
42 hours talk time--
5.125.04
Other Features
Bluetooth 4.0Bluetooth 4.0
GPSGPS
--NFC
Accelerometer, Compass, Light Sensor and Proximity SensorAccelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope and Light Sensor

Comparisson review

The Google Nexus 7 (2013) is a bit better than the Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch, with a 7.28 score against 7.11. The Google Nexus 7 (2013) body is thicker but a little lighter than the Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch, and both of them were released only 2 months apart. These tablets work with Android OS, but Google Nexus 7 (2013) has newer 5.0 version while Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch has Android 4.2.2, so it provides the user lots of additional features and performance improvements.

Google Nexus 7 (2013) features a way better looking display than Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch, because although it has a little bit smaller display, it also counts with a way higher screen pixel density and a way better 1200 x 1920 pixels resolution. Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch counts with a bit more powerful processing unit than Google Nexus 7 (2013), because although it has an inferior number of 1500 megahertz cores and a lower amount of RAM memory, it also counts with a much better graphics processor.

The Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch has a much better memory capacity for apps and games than Google Nexus 7 (2013), because it has a slot for an SD memory card that allows a maximum of 64 GB and 32 GB internal memory capacity. The Google Nexus 7 (2013) shoots clearer photographs and videos than Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch, and although they both have the same resolution back camera, the Google Nexus 7 (2013) also has a way better video quality.

The Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch counts with a bit better battery lifetime than Google Nexus 7 (2013), because it has a 13 percent greater battery capacity.

In addition to being the best tablet in our comparisson, the Google Nexus 7 (2013) is also a bargain compared to the other ones.