Google Nexus 7  vs Dell Venue 7 

Released July, 2012

Google Nexus 7

  • 7"
  • 16 GB
  • WiFi
  • Android 4.1
Front view of Google Nexus 7
8 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)
Released October, 2013

Dell Venue 7

  • 7"
  • 16 GB
  • WiFi 3G
  • Android 4.2
Front view of Dell Venue 7
7.8 Out of 10
Gaming performance is decent for simple mobile games, but larger games take longer to load.
by c|net (Nov, 2013)

TabletRocket Review Our evaluation of Nexus 7 vs 7


Processing power and speed

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3D and 2D graphics

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AnTuTu 3D, GLBenchmark 2.5 and GLBenchmark 2.7

Battery Life

How long will the battery last

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Battery life


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Performance, Graphics, Battery Life and Reviews

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Google Nexus 7 

TabletRocket recommends the Google Nexus 7  based on its performance and reviews.

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Which tablet has better performance for the money?

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Dell Venue 7 

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

Benchmarks Real world tests of Nexus 7 vs Venue 7

passmark Processor performance including multiple cores

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Differences What are the advantages of each

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Reasons to consider the
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More processing power 4,087 vs 3,633 More than 10% better passmark score
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
Higher resolution front camera 1.9 MP vs 0.3 MP More than 6.2x higher resolution front camera; Video chat with other people
Thinner 8.9 mm vs 9.6 mm More than 5% thinner
Back view of Dell Venue 7

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Dell Venue 7

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Has a rear camera 3 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 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
Lighter 234 g vs 340 g More than 30% lighter
More RAM 2 GB vs 1 GB 2x more RAM; Better able to run big apps with lots of content
Newer Oct, 2013 vs Jul, 2012 Release date over 1 years later
Smaller 118 x 193 x 9.6 mm vs 177.6 x 263.9 x 8.9 mm Around 50% smaller
Faster processor 1.6 GHz vs 1.3 GHz Around 25% faster processor; run computation-intensive applications, such as photo editing, faster

Reviews Word on the street

Nexus 7  vs Venue 7 

It also has 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi support, Bluetooth, a gyroscope, an accelerometer, GPS, and support for Google's NFC-based technology, Android Beam.
Nexus 7

Specifications Full list of technical specs


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


Bluetooth Bluetooth v4.0 Bluetooth v4.0
Supports 3G No Yes


Cores Quad core Dual core
Clock speed 1.3 GHz 1.6 GHz


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


Nexus 7  vs
Venue 7 
Internal storage 16 GB 16 GB
RAM capacity 1 GB 2 GB
Supported card formats
Maximum capacity N/A 128 GB

photo & video

Adobe flash support No No
Webcam 1.9 MP 0.3 MP
Rear camera None 3 MP


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

form factor

Weight 340 g 234 g
Size 177.6 x 263.9 x 8.9 mm 118 x 193 x 9.6 mm
Thickness 8.9 mm 9.6 mm
Battery life 7.5 hour 10 hour
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