Google Nexus 7  vs Asus Fonepad 7 

Released July, 2012

Google Nexus 7

  • 7"
  • 16 GB
  • WiFi
  • Android 4.1
Front view of Google Nexus 7
7.3 Out of 10
There's no sign of judder or slow down, just silky smooth transitions, which is impressive as even the quad core Google Nexus 7 has the occasional hiccup but in our time with the Nexus 10 it performed almost flawlessly.
by TechRadar (Jun, 2014)
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Expected October, 2013

Asus Fonepad 7

  • 7"
  • 8 GB
  • WiFi 3G
  • Android 4.2
Front view of Asus Fonepad 7
7.7 Out of 10
The screen is a 1,280x800-pixel display with in-plane switching (IPS), which Asus reckons makes for wider viewing angles and better daylight visibility.
by c|net (Sep, 2013)

TabletRocket Review Our evaluation of Nexus 7 vs 7

Performance

Processing power and speed

Nexus 7
6.2
Fonepad 7
6.8
Passmark

Graphics

3D and 2D graphics

Nexus 7
n.d.
Fonepad 7
n.d.
AnTuTu 3D, GLBenchmark 2.5 and GLBenchmark 2.7

Battery Life

How long will the battery last

Nexus 7
6.5
Fonepad 7
7.0
Battery life

Reviews

How do our trusted review sites rank these products?

Nexus 7
9.2
Fonepad 7
9.1
Reviews from phonearena.com, techradar.com, androidpolice.com, reviews.cnet.com and 3 more

TabletRocket Score

Performance, Graphics, Battery Life and Reviews

Nexus 7
7.3
Fonepad 7
7.7

Winner
Asus Fonepad 7 

TabletRocket recommends the Asus Fonepad 7  based on its performance and battery life.

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Value

Which tablet has better performance for the money?

Nexus 7
3.5
Fonepad 7
2.3

Google Nexus 7 

TabletRocket recommends the Google Nexus 7  for those concerned with getting the most for their dollar.

Benchmarks Real world tests of Nexus 7 vs Fonepad 7

passmark Processor performance including multiple coresData courtesy Passmark

Nexus 7
2,282
Fonepad 7
3,482

Differences What are the advantages of each

Back view of Google Nexus 7

Reasons to consider the
Google Nexus 7

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More cores Quad core vs Dual core Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
Has a gyroscope Yes vs No Somewhat common; Play games and use applications that take advantage of device rotation
Has a built-in microphone Yes vs No Somewhat common; No need for an external microphone
Significantly faster Bluetooth 24 Mbit/s (Bluetooth v4.0) vs 3 Mbit/s (Bluetooth v3.0) 8x faster Bluetooth
More storage capacity 16 GB vs 8 GB 2x more storage capacity; Holds more music, movies and photos
Thinner 8.9 mm vs 10.5 mm More than 15% thinner
Back view of Asus Fonepad 7

Reasons to consider the
Asus Fonepad 7

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More processing power 3,482 vs 2,282 Around 55% better passmark score
Has a rear camera 5 MP vs None Most tablets have a rear camera; Can be used like a point-and-shoot camera
Supported card formats SD, SDHC, SDXC vs None Supports supported card formats
Longer battery life 10 hour vs 7.5 hour Around 35% longer battery life; surf the web longer without having to plug in
Has a microphone jack Yes vs No Somewhat common; Can use an external microphone for superior audio quality
Supports 3G Yes vs No Somewhat common; be online anywhere that has cell coverage
Faster processor 1.6 GHz vs 1.3 GHz Around 25% faster processor; run computation-intensive applications, such as photo editing, faster
Smaller 196.8 x 120 x 10.5 mm vs 177.6 x 263.9 x 8.9 mm More than 40% smaller

Specifications Full list of technical specs

display

Nexus 7  vs
Fonepad 7 
Size 7" 7"
Technology IPS LCD IPS LCD
Resolution 1280 x 800 1280 x 800
PPI 215 ppi 215 ppi

network

Wi-Fi
802.11n
802.11a
802.11g
802.11b
Bluetooth Bluetooth v4.0 Bluetooth v3.0
Supports 3G No Yes

processor

Cores Quad core Dual core
Clock speed 1.3 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

Nexus 7  vs
Fonepad 7 
Internal storage 16 GB 8 GB
RAM capacity 1 GB 1 GB
Supported card formats
SDXC
SDHC
SD
Maximum capacity N/A 128 GB

photo & video

Adobe flash support No No
Webcam 1.9 MP 1.2 MP
Rear camera None 5 MP

ports

USB support 1 USB 1 Micro USB
Hdmi support None None
Has a headphone jack Yes Yes
Has a microphone jack No Yes
Has a built-in microphone Yes No

form factor

Weight 340 g 340 g
Size 177.6 x 263.9 x 8.9 mm 196.8 x 120 x 10.5 mm
Thickness 8.9 mm 10.5 mm
Battery life 7.5 hour 10 hour
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