The Nexus 7 is smaller but heavier than the iPad mini. At $199, the 16GB Wi-Fi only version of the Nexus 7 is cheaper than the $329 iPad mini. While the iPad mini has both front and rear-facing cameras, the Nexus 7 only has a front-facing camera. The iPad also has an advantage in the number of apps available for the device.


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iPad mini versus Nexus 7 comparison chart
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Display 7.9" diagonal. 1024 × 768 px 163 PPI 4:3 aspect ratio, 7.9 in (200 mm) 7-inch (180 mm) LED-backlit IPS LCD, 1280 × 800 px at 216 ppi, scratch-resistant Corning glass
Weight 0.68 lb (308 g) 340 grams (12 ounces)
Camera Front-facing (1.2 MP) and rear-facing (5 MP) 1.2 MP (front-facing)
Storage capacity 16, 32, or 64 GB flash memory 16, 32, 64 GB flash memory
CPU 1 GHz dual-core ARM Cortex-A9 1.2 GHz quad-core Nvidia Tegra 3
Developer Apple Inc. Google, Asus
Manufacturer Foxconn Asus
Release date November 2, 2012 July 2012 (US, UK, ROI, Canada, Australia)
Operating system iOS Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean)
Connectivity Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n Bluetooth 4.0 GSM UMTS / HSDPA 850, 1,900, 2,100 MHz GSM / EDGE 850, 900, 1,800, 1,900 MHz) CDMA CDMA/EV-DO Rev. A 800, 1,900 MHz GSM LTE 700, 2,100 MHz UMTS / HSDPA/HSPA+ / DC-HSDPA 850, 900, 1,900, 2,100 M Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n), NFC,, Bluetooth 4.0, microUSB 2.0
Online services iTunes Store, App Store, iCloud, iBookstore Google Play
Website www.apple.com/ipad-mini/ www.google.com/nexus/
Input Multi-touch screen, headset controls, proximity and ambient light sensors, 3-axis accelerometer, digital compass Multi-touch touchscreen, gyroscope, magnetometer, accelerometer, GPS
Power Built-in rechargeable Li-Po battery, 16.3 W, h (59 kJ), 10hr life Internal rechargeable non-removable 4,325 mAh Li-ion battery,, 4325 mAh, microUSB charger
Price $329 (£269) for Wi-Fi only, 16GB model. $199 (16GB) $249 (32GB) For Wifi Only. $299 (32GB) HSPA+
Dimensions Height: 7.87 inches (200 mm); Width: 5.3 inches (134.7 mm); Depth: 0.28 inch (7.2 mm) 198.5 x 120 x 10.45mm
System-on-chip used Apple dual-core A5 NVIDIA® Tegra® 3 quad-core processor

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