HP vs Google Nexus 7 II 

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 July, 2013

Google Nexus 7 II

  • 7"
  • 16 GB
  • WiFi 3G
  • Android 4.3
Front view of Google Nexus 7 II
The newer 7" Kindle Fire HD matches the Nexus 7's resolution and has an even better IPS display with not just sharp text but very good color calibration and gamut.
by MobileTechReview (Aug, 2012)

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of HP 8

Reasons to consider the
HP 8

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Supported card formats SD, SDHC vs None Supports supported card formats
Bigger screen 7.8" vs 7" More than 10% bigger screen
Higher resolution rear camera 8 MP vs 5 MP 60% higher resolution rear camera; Can be used like a point-and-shoot camera
Newer Nov, 2013 vs Jul, 2013 Release date 3 months later
Back view of Google Nexus 7 II

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Has a light sensor Yes vs No Somewhat common; Automatically adjust screen brightness for environmental factors
Much sharper screen 323 ppi vs 164 ppi More than 95% sharper PPI; enjoy photo-realistic, crisp images
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
Significantly higher resolution 1920 x 1200 vs 1024 x 768 Around 3x higher resolution
Significantly faster processor 1.5 GHz vs 1 GHz 50% faster processor; run computation-intensive applications, such as photo editing, faster

Features Key features of the HP vs Nexus 7 II 

screen resolution

HP 8
1024 x 768
Nexus 7 II
1920 x 1200


HP 8
1 GB
Nexus 7 II
2 GB

camera resolution

HP 8
0.92 MP
Nexus 7 II
1.2 MP

CPU Cores

HP 8
Quad core
Nexus 7 II
Quad core

CPU Frequency

HP 8
1 GHz
Nexus 7 II
1.5 GHz

Specifications Full list of technical specs


HP vs
Nexus 7 II 
Size 7.8" 7"
Technology Super IPS LCD2 IPS LCD
Resolution 1024 x 768 1920 x 1200
PPI 164 ppi 323 ppi


Bluetooth Bluetooth Bluetooth v4.0
Supports 3G No Yes


Cores Quad core Quad core
Clock speed 1 GHz 1.5 GHz

form factor

Weight 304 g 290 g
Size 136.3 x 200.3 x 8 mm 200 x 114 x 8 mm
Thickness 8 mm 8 mm


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

photo & video

Adobe flash support No No
Webcam 0.92 MP 1.2 MP
Rear camera 8 MP 5 MP


Has a GPS Yes Yes
Has a light sensor No Yes
HP 8
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