Dell Venue 8  vs

Released October, 2013

Dell Venue 8

  • 8"
  • 16 GB
  • WiFi 3G
  • Android 4.2.2
Front view of Dell Venue 8
8 Out of 10
The Venue 8 features a 1,280x800-pixel resolution screen, which isn't particularly high or impressive compared with what's out there, but HD video still looked clear and sharp.
by c|net (Nov, 2013)
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Released October, 2013

Dell Venue 7

  • 7"
  • 16 GB
  • WiFi 3G
  • Android 4.2
Front view of Dell Venue 7
7.5 Out of 10
The Venue 7 features a 1,280x800-pixel resolution screen, which isn't particularly high or impressive compared with what's out there, but HD video still looked clear and sharp.
by c|net (Nov, 2013)

TabletRocket Review Our evaluation of 8 vs 7

Performance

Processing power and speed

Venue 8
8.4
Venue 7
6.7
Passmark

Graphics

3D and 2D graphics

Venue 8
n.d.
Venue 7
n.d.
AnTuTu 3D, GLBenchmark 2.5 and GLBenchmark 2.7

Battery Life

How long will the battery last

Venue 8
7.0
Venue 7
7.0
Battery life

Reviews

How do our trusted review sites rank these products?

Venue 8
8.6
Venue 7
8.7
Reviews from reviews.cnet.com

TabletRocket Score

Performance, Graphics, Battery Life and Reviews

Venue 8
8.0
Venue 7
7.5

Winner
Dell Venue 8 

TabletRocket recommends the Dell Venue 8  based on its performance.

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Value

Which tablet has better performance for the money?

Venue 8
8.1
Venue 7
10.0

Dell Venue 7 

TabletRocket recommends the Dell Venue 7  for those concerned with getting the most for their dollar.

Benchmarks Real world tests of Venue 8 vs 7

passmark Processor performance including multiple coresData courtesy Passmark

Venue 8
6,412
Venue 7
3,221

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Dell Venue 8

Reasons to consider the
Dell Venue 8

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Significantly more processing power 6,412 vs 3,221 Around 2x better passmark score
Has a gyroscope Yes vs No Somewhat common; Play games and use applications that take advantage of device rotation
Bigger screen 8" vs 7" Around 15% bigger screen
Faster processor 2 GHz vs 1.6 GHz Around 25% faster processor; run computation-intensive applications, such as photo editing, faster
Higher resolution rear camera 5 MP vs 3 MP More than 65% higher resolution rear camera; Can be used like a point-and-shoot camera
Higher resolution front camera 2 MP vs 0.3 MP Around 6.8x higher resolution front camera; Video chat with other people
Back view of Dell Venue 7

Reasons to consider the
Dell Venue 7

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Sharper screen 215 ppi vs 188 ppi Around 15% sharper PPI; enjoy photo-realistic, crisp images

Reviews Word on the street

Venue 8  vs

6.3
6.3
Yep, the Venue 8 is no Beyonce, but with a $179 price, fine performance, and a no-frills design, it doesn't have to be.
Venue 8

Specifications Full list of technical specs

display

Venue 8  vs
Size 8" 7"
Technology IPS LCD IPS LCD
Resolution 1280 x 800 1280 x 800
PPI 188 ppi 215 ppi

network

Wi-Fi
802.11n
802.11g
802.11b
Bluetooth Bluetooth v4.0 Bluetooth v4.0
Supports 3G Yes Yes

processor

Cores Dual core Dual core
Clock speed 2 GHz 1.6 GHz

sensors

Has a GPS Yes Yes
Has a compass Yes Yes
Has an accelerometer Yes Yes
Has a gyroscope Yes No
Has a light sensor Yes Yes

storage

Venue 8  vs
Internal storage 16 GB 16 GB
RAM capacity 2 GB 2 GB
Supported card formats
microSD
Maximum capacity 128 GB 128 GB

photo & video

Adobe flash support No No
Webcam 2 MP 0.3 MP
Rear camera 5 MP 3 MP

ports

USB support Micro USB Micro USB
Hdmi support None None
Has a headphone jack Yes Yes
Has a microphone jack Yes Yes
Has a built-in microphone Yes Yes

form factor

Weight 292 g 234 g
Size 130 x 212 x 9.8 mm 118 x 193 x 9.6 mm
Thickness 9.8 mm 9.6 mm
Battery life 10 hour 10 hour
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