Google Nexus 7  vs 10 

New: Google Nexus 7 vs 10 II (Oct, 2013)
Released July, 2012

Google Nexus 7

  • 7"
  • 16 GB
  • WiFi
  • Android 4.1
Front view of Google Nexus 7
8.7 Out of 10
Rounding things out, it obliterates its competition by donning a super skinny (0.41” thick) frame and lightweight (11.99 oz) feel in the hand.
by PhoneArena (Jul, 2012)
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Released November, 2012

Google Nexus 10

  • 10.1"
  • 32 GB
  • WiFi
  • Android 4.2
Front view of Google Nexus 10
8.7 Out of 10
However, this swiping action to type on the N10's big display is fantastic.
by Android Police (Nov, 2012)

TabletRocket Review Our evaluation of Nexus 7 vs Nexus 10

Performance

Processing power and speed

Nexus 7
8.9
Nexus 10
9.4
Passmark, Geekbench, AnTuTu, BrowserMark and Sunspider 0.9.1

Graphics

3D and 2D graphics

Nexus 7
10.0
Nexus 10
10.0
AnTuTu 3D, GLBenchmark 2.5 and GLBenchmark 2.7

Battery Life

How long will the battery last

Nexus 7
6.5
Nexus 10
6.5
Battery life

Reviews

How do our trusted review sites rank these products?

Nexus 7
9.2
Nexus 10
9.1
Reviews from phonearena.com, techradar.com, androidpolice.com, reviews.cnet.com and 3 more

No winner declared

Too close to call

Value

Which tablet has better performance for the money?

Nexus 7
2.4
Nexus 10
10.0

Google Nexus 10 

TabletRocket recommends the Google Nexus 10  for those concerned with getting the most for their dollar.

Benchmarks Real world tests of Nexus 7 vs 10

geekbench Processor and memory performance

Nexus 7
336
Nexus 10
1,509

passmark Processor performance including multiple coresData courtesy Passmark

Nexus 7
4,082
Nexus 10
4,082

sunspider 0.9.1 benchmark Web browser and javascript performance

Nexus 7
1,371 ms
Nexus 10
1,371 ms

BrowserMark How fast does the web browser load pages

Nexus 7
2,716
Nexus 10
2,716

AnTuTu 3D 3D graphics performance

Nexus 7
3,842
Nexus 10
3,842

GLBenchmark 2.7 3D graphics performance

Nexus 7
12.5 fps
Nexus 10
12.5 fps

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
Lighter 340 g vs 603 g Around 45% lighter
Back view of Google Nexus 10

Reasons to consider the
Google Nexus 10

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Much better overall performance 1,509 vs 336 Around 4.5x better geekbench score
Has a rear camera 4.9 MP vs None Most tablets have a rear camera; Can be used like a point-and-shoot camera
Significantly bigger screen 10.1" vs 7" Around 45% bigger screen
Much higher resolution 2560 x 1600 vs 1280 x 800 4x higher resolution
More storage capacity 32 GB vs 16 GB 2x more storage capacity; Holds more music, movies and photos
Significantly better performance per dollar 7.48 pt/$ vs 1.18 pt/$ More than 6.2x better performance per dollar
Significantly sharper screen 300 ppi vs 215 ppi Around 40% sharper PPI; enjoy photo-realistic, crisp images
More RAM 2 GB vs 1 GB 2x more RAM; Better able to run big apps with lots of content
Faster processor 1.7 GHz vs 1.3 GHz More than 30% faster processor; run computation-intensive applications, such as photo editing, faster

Reviews Word on the street

Nexus 7  vs 10 

8.0
8.0
It's bright and sharp and makes for very good quality video chat over Google video chat and Skype.
Nexus 7

8.0
7.7
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

8.8
8.3
General OS performance was excellent — helped undoubtedly by Android 4.1 and its "Project Butter" initiative which is said to vastly improve touch response and smoothness in Android.
Nexus 7

9.0
9.0
Turn the Google Nexus 10 over and you'll find a big speaker at the top, along with the main 5 megapixel camera lens, which is also capable of shooting 1080p video at 30fps.
Nexus 7

Overall

8.5 Out of 10
8.2 Out of 10

Specifications Full list of technical specs

display

Nexus 7  vs
10 
Size 7" 10.1"
Technology IPS LCD PLS LCD
Resolution 1280 x 800 2560 x 1600
PPI 215 ppi 300 ppi

network

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

processor

Cores Quad core Dual core
Clock speed 1.3 GHz 1.7 GHz

sensors

Has a GPS Yes Yes
Has a compass Yes Yes
Has an accelerometer Yes Yes
Has a gyroscope Yes Yes
Has a light sensor Yes Yes

storage

Nexus 7  vs
10 
Internal storage 16 GB 32 GB
RAM capacity 1 GB 2 GB
Supported card formats
Maximum capacity N/A N/A

photo & video

Adobe flash support No No
Webcam 1.9 MP 1.9 MP
Rear camera None 4.9 MP

ports

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

form factor

Weight 340 g 603 g
Size 177.6 x 263.9 x 8.9 mm 177.6 x 263.9 x 8.9 mm
Thickness 8.9 mm 8.9 mm
Battery life 7.5 hour 7.5 hour
Google Nexus 7
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Google Nexus 10
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