Nvidia Tegra Note  vs Google Nexus 7 

Announced September, 2013

Nvidia Tegra Note

  • 7"
  • 16 GB
  • Android
Front view of Nvidia Tegra Note
8.5 Out of 10
In terms of price the Nvidia Tegra Note will set you back $199, or £179 in the UK (around AU$215), but a release date is still currently unknown.
by TechRadar (Nov, 2013)
Released July, 2012

Google Nexus 7

  • 7"
  • 16 GB
  • WiFi
  • Android 4.1
Front view of Google Nexus 7
8.2 Out of 10
The bezel is about 3/4 of an inch thick at its widest point, and it's much more subtle in person than in pictures.
by Android Police (Nov, 2012)

TabletRocket Review Our evaluation of Note vs Nexus 7


Processing power and speed

Passmark and Geekbench


3D and 2D graphics

Tegra Note
Nexus 7
GLBenchmark 2.5 and GLBenchmark 2.7

Battery Life

How long will the battery last

Battery life


How do our trusted review sites rank these products?

Tegra Note
Nexus 7
Reviews from techradar.com

No winner declared

Too close to call


Which tablet has better performance for the money?

Nvidia Tegra Note 

TabletRocket recommends the Nvidia Tegra Note  for those concerned with getting the most for their dollar.

Benchmarks Real world tests of Tegra Note vs Nexus 7

geekbench Processor and memory performance

passmark Processor performance including multiple coresData courtesy Passmark

Tegra Note
Nexus 7

GLBenchmark 2.7 3D graphics performance

Tegra Note
18.4 fps
Nexus 7
12.5 fps

GLBenchmark 2.5 3D graphics performance

Tegra Note
51.3 fps
Nexus 7
39.8 fps

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Nvidia Tegra Note

Reasons to consider the
Nvidia Tegra Note

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Significantly faster graphics 51.3 fps vs 39.8 fps Around 30% better GLBenchmark 2.5 score
More processing power 3,406 vs 2,282 Around 50% better passmark score
Has a rear camera 5 MP vs None Most tablets have a rear camera; Can be used like a point-and-shoot camera
Supported card formats microSD vs None Supports supported card formats
Longer battery life 10 hour vs 7.5 hour Around 35% longer battery life; surf the web longer without having to plug in
Significantly faster processor 1.8 GHz vs 1.3 GHz Around 40% faster processor; run computation-intensive applications, such as photo editing, faster
Better performance per dollar 2.48 pt/$ vs 1.1 pt/$ Around 2.2x better performance per dollar
Smaller 119 x 199 x 9.6 mm vs 177.6 x 263.9 x 8.9 mm More than 45% smaller
Back view of Google Nexus 7

Reasons to consider the
Google Nexus 7

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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

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Tegra Note  vs
Nexus 7 
Size 7" 7"
Technology IPS LCD IPS LCD
Resolution 1280 x 800 1280 x 800
PPI 215 ppi 215 ppi


Bluetooth Bluetooth Bluetooth v4.0


Cores Quad core Quad core
Clock speed 1.8 GHz 1.3 GHz

form factor

Weight 320 g 340 g
Size 119 x 199 x 9.6 mm 177.6 x 263.9 x 8.9 mm
Thickness 9.6 mm 8.9 mm
Battery life 10 hour 7.5 hour


Tegra Note  vs
Nexus 7 
Internal storage 16 GB 16 GB
RAM capacity 1 GB 1 GB
Supported card formats
Maximum capacity 128 GB N/A

photo & video

Adobe flash support No No
Webcam 0.3 MP 1.9 MP
Rear camera 5 MP None


Hdmi support 1 Micro HDMI None
Nvidia Tegra Note
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Google Nexus 7
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