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
Yes, it's only a dual core vs. the quad core Exynos 4 found in the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1, Samsung Galaxy SIII and Galaxy Note II, but it not only benchmarks as well, but it feels supremely fast.
by MobileTechReview (Dec, 2012)
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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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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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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More processing power 4,095 vs 3,633 Around 15% 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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Has a rear camera 3 MP vs None Most tablets have a rear camera; Can be used like a point-and-shoot camera
Longer battery life 10 hour vs 7.5 hour Around 35% longer battery life; surf the web longer without having to plug in
Supported card formats microSD vs None Supports supported card formats
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
More RAM 2 GB vs 1 GB 2x more RAM; Better able to run big apps with lots of content
Lighter 234 g vs 340 g More than 30% lighter
Significantly better performance per dollar 8.23 pt/$ vs 2.36 pt/$ Around 3.5x better performance per dollar
Newer Oct, 2013 vs Jul, 2012 Release date over 1 years later
Faster processor 1.6 GHz vs 1.3 GHz Around 25% faster processor; run computation-intensive applications, such as photo editing, faster
Smaller 118 x 193 x 9.6 mm vs 177.6 x 263.9 x 8.9 mm Around 50% smaller

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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