Lenovo Yoga 8  vs Google Nexus 7 II 

Released October, 2013

Lenovo Yoga 8

  • 8"
  • 32 GB
  • WiFi 3G
  • Android 4.2
Front view of Lenovo Yoga 8
Speaking of cameras, the rear unit is an 8MP shooter, while the front-facing camera is a 2MP unit.
by TechRadar (Jan, 2014)
Released July, 2013

Google Nexus 7 II

  • 7"
  • 16 GB
  • WiFi 3G
  • Android 4.3
Front view of Google Nexus 7 II
Obviously, the best results are taken outdoors where there’s plenty of lighting, as details are mostly average looking, but still enough to make them candidates for 6” x 4” printouts.
by PhoneArena (Jul, 2013)

Differences What are the advantages of each

Back view of Lenovo Yoga 8

Reasons to consider the
Lenovo Yoga 8

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Much longer battery life 18 hour vs 7.25 hour Around 2.5x longer battery life; surf the web longer without having to plug in
More storage capacity 32 GB vs 16 GB 2x more storage capacity; Holds more music, movies and photos
Supported card formats SD, SDHC, SDXC vs None Supports supported card formats
Bigger screen 8" vs 7" Around 15% bigger screen
Marginally newer Oct, 2013 vs Jul, 2013 Release date 3 months later
Back view of Google Nexus 7 II

Reasons to consider the
Google Nexus 7 II

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Has a gyroscope Yes vs No Somewhat common; Play games and use applications that take advantage of device rotation
Much sharper screen 323 ppi vs 188 ppi More than 70% sharper PPI; enjoy photo-realistic, crisp images
Lighter 290 g vs 399 g More than 25% lighter
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 1280 x 800 2.2x higher resolution
Faster processor 1.5 GHz vs 1.2 GHz More than 25% faster processor; run computation-intensive applications, such as photo editing, faster

Features Key features of the Yoga 8  vs Nexus 7 II 

screen resolution

Yoga 8
1280 x 800
Nexus 7 II
1920 x 1200
One of the many nice features include a USB 3.0 port that allows you to dock with Lenovo's accessories that allow you to use the tablet as a secondary or even third display in your computer set up.
Yoga 8 | by TechRadar (Jan, 2014)


Yoga 8
1 GB
Nexus 7 II
2 GB

camera resolution

Yoga 8
1.6 MP
Nexus 7 II
1.2 MP
If you have the cover flipped open, you can pull down the corner where the rear camera is set and it will automatically initiate the camera app, which is a neat trick.
Yoga 8 | by TechRadar (Jan, 2014)

CPU Cores

Yoga 8
Quad core
Nexus 7 II
Quad core
Processor and Memory: Some were quick to point out the Nexus 7’s not-so-cutting-edge quad-core 1.5GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro processor, which has been eclipsed by more recent entrants, but it’s nonetheless still able to give the tablet that sense of speed and snappiness with its performance.
Nexus 7 II | by PhoneArena (Jul, 2013)

CPU Frequency

Yoga 8
1.2 GHz
Nexus 7 II
1.5 GHz
What's Hot: Relatively affordable tablet with very good core specs including an excellent full HD IPS display, fast CPU, full wireless radios and dual cameras.
Nexus 7 II | by MobileTechReview (Aug, 2013)

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Yoga 8  vs
Nexus 7 II 
Size 8" 7"
Technology TFT LCD IPS LCD
Resolution 1280 x 800 1920 x 1200
PPI 188 ppi 323 ppi


Bluetooth Bluetooth v4.0 Bluetooth v4.0
Supports 3G Yes Yes


Cores Quad core Quad core
Clock speed 1.2 GHz 1.5 GHz


Has a GPS Yes Yes
Has a compass Yes Yes
Has an accelerometer Yes Yes
Has a gyroscope No Yes
Has a light sensor Yes Yes


Yoga 8  vs
Nexus 7 II 
Internal storage 32 GB 16 GB
RAM capacity 1 GB 2 GB
Supported card formats
Maximum capacity 2,048 GB N/A

photo & video

Adobe flash support No No
Webcam 1.6 MP 1.2 MP
Rear camera 5 MP 5 MP


USB support Micro USB 1 Micro USB
Hdmi support None None
Has a headphone jack Yes Yes
Has a microphone jack Yes Yes
Has a built-in microphone Yes Yes

form factor

Weight 399 g 290 g
Size 213.4 x 144.8 x 7.6 mm 200 x 114 x 8 mm
Thickness 7.6 mm 8 mm
Battery life 18 hour 7.25 hour
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