Google Nexus 7  vs Asus Memo Pad 8 

Released July, 2012

Google Nexus 7

  • 7"
  • 16 GB
  • WiFi
  • Android 4.1
Front view of Google Nexus 7
Its insanely high 2560x1600 resolution gives it an unprecedented 300 PPI, which is the most of any tablet currently on the market (for those wondering, the retina iPad has a 264 PPI).
by Android Police (Nov, 2012)
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Expected October, 2013

Asus Memo Pad 8

  • 8"
  • 16 GB
  • WiFi
  • Android 4.2
Front view of Asus Memo Pad 8
It's clear and bright enough, with plenty of space for apps and entertainment.
by c|net (Sep, 2013)

Differences What are the advantages of each

Back view of Google Nexus 7

Reasons to consider the
Google Nexus 7

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Has a light sensor Yes vs No Somewhat common; Automatically adjust screen brightness for environmental factors
Has a gyroscope Yes vs No Somewhat common; Play games and use applications that take advantage of device rotation
Significantly faster Bluetooth 24 Mbit/s (Bluetooth v4.0) vs 3 Mbit/s (Bluetooth v3.0) 8x faster Bluetooth
Sharper screen 215 ppi vs 188 ppi Around 15% sharper PPI; enjoy photo-realistic, crisp images
Thinner 8.9 mm vs 10 mm More than 10% thinner
Front view of Asus Memo Pad 8

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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 microSD vs None Supports supported card formats
Longer battery life 9 hour vs 7.5 hour 20% longer battery life; surf the web longer without having to plug in
Bigger screen 8" vs 7" Around 15% bigger screen
Faster processor 1.6 GHz vs 1.3 GHz Around 25% faster processor; run computation-intensive applications, such as photo editing, faster
Smaller 127.4 x 212.4 x 10 mm vs 177.6 x 263.9 x 8.9 mm More than 35% smaller

Features Key features of the Nexus 7  vs Memo Pad 8 

screen resolution

Nexus 7
1280 x 800
Memo Pad 8
1280 x 800

memory

Nexus 7
1 GB
Memo Pad 8
1 GB

camera resolution

Nexus 7
1.9 MP
Memo Pad 8
1.2 MP

CPU Cores

Nexus 7
Quad core
Memo Pad 8
Quad core

CPU Frequency

Nexus 7
1.3 GHz
Memo Pad 8
1.6 GHz

Specifications Full list of technical specs

display

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

network

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

processor

Cores Quad core Quad 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 No

storage

Nexus 7  vs
Memo Pad 8 
Internal storage 16 GB 16 GB
RAM capacity 1 GB 1 GB
Supported card formats
microSD
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 No
Has a built-in microphone Yes Yes

form factor

Weight 340 g 350 g
Size 177.6 x 263.9 x 8.9 mm 127.4 x 212.4 x 10 mm
Thickness 8.9 mm 10 mm
Battery life 7.5 hour 9 hour
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