HP vs Dell Venue 8 

Released November, 2013

HP 8

  • 7.8"
  • 16 GB
  • WiFi
  • Android 4.2.2
Front view of HP 8
The screen is large enough for easy reading and web surfing, but the overall size is still small enough to one-hand with ease.
by Android Police (Feb, 2014)
Released October, 2013

Dell Venue 8

  • 8"
  • 16 GB
  • WiFi 3G
  • Android 4.2.2
Front view of Dell Venue 8
The Venue 8 features a 1,280x800-pixel resolution screen, which isn't particularly high or impressive compared with what's out there, but HD video still looked clear and sharp.
by c|net (Nov, 2013)

Benchmarks Real world tests of HP 8 vs Venue 8

passmark Processor performance including multiple coresData courtesy Passmark

HP 8
Venue 8

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of HP 8

Reasons to consider the
HP 8

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More cores Quad core vs Dual core Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
Significantly higher resolution rear camera 8 MP vs 5 MP 60% higher resolution rear camera; Can be used like a point-and-shoot camera
Thinner 8 mm vs 9.8 mm Around 20% thinner
Front view of Dell Venue 8

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Dell Venue 8

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Significantly more processing power 6,412 vs 3,259 More than 95% better passmark score
Has a light sensor Yes vs No Somewhat common; Automatically adjust screen brightness for environmental factors
Much faster processor 2 GHz vs 1 GHz 2x faster processor; run computation-intensive applications, such as photo editing, faster
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
Better performance per dollar 2.27 pt/$ vs 1.36 pt/$ More than 65% better performance per dollar
Sharper screen 188 ppi vs 164 ppi Around 15% sharper PPI; enjoy photo-realistic, crisp images
Higher resolution front camera 2 MP vs 0.92 MP Around 2.2x higher resolution front camera; Video chat with other people
Slightly higher resolution 1280 x 800 vs 1024 x 768 More than 30% higher resolution

Features Key features of the HP vs Venue 8 

screen resolution

HP 8
1024 x 768
Venue 8
1280 x 800


HP 8
1 GB
Venue 8
2 GB

camera resolution

HP 8
0.92 MP
Venue 8
2 MP

CPU Cores

HP 8
Quad core
Venue 8
Dual core

CPU Frequency

HP 8
1 GHz
Venue 8
2 GHz

Specifications Full list of technical specs


HP vs
Venue 8 
Size 7.8" 8"
Technology Super IPS LCD2 IPS LCD
Resolution 1024 x 768 1280 x 800
PPI 164 ppi 188 ppi


Bluetooth Bluetooth Bluetooth v4.0
Supports 3G No Yes


Cores Quad core Dual core
Clock speed 1 GHz 2 GHz

form factor

Weight 304 g 292 g
Size 136.3 x 200.3 x 8 mm 130 x 212 x 9.8 mm
Thickness 8 mm 9.8 mm


HP vs
Venue 8 
Internal storage 16 GB 16 GB
RAM capacity 1 GB 2 GB
Supported card formats
Maximum capacity 32 GB 128 GB

photo & video

Adobe flash support No No
Webcam 0.92 MP 2 MP
Rear camera 8 MP 5 MP


Has a GPS Yes Yes
Has a light sensor No Yes
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