Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0  vs Barnes and Noble Nook HD+ 

Released June, 2014

Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0

  • 7"
  • 16 GB
  • WiFi 3G
  • Android 4.2
Front view of Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0
7.2 Out of 10
Portability-wise, Samsung has done a great job at making the 8-inch Galaxy Tab 3 as easy to carry around as possible.
by PhoneArena (Jun, 2013)
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Released November, 2012

Barnes and Noble Nook HD+

  • 9"
  • 32 GB
  • WiFi
  • Android 4.0
Front view of Barnes and Noble Nook HD+
7.2 Out of 10
Thanks to its high-resolution screen, text in books is crisp and clean whether in Google Books or the Nook’s own book app.
by c|net (Nov, 2012)

TabletRocket Review Our evaluation of Tab 3 7.0 vs HD+

Performance

Processing power and speed

Passmark, Geekbench, AnTuTu, BrowserMark and Sunspider 0.9.1

Graphics

3D and 2D graphics

GLBenchmark 2.5

Battery Life

How long will the battery last

Battery life

Reviews

How do our trusted review sites rank these products?

Reviews from phonearena.com and techradar.com

TabletRocket Score

Performance, Graphics, Battery Life and Reviews

Winner
Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 

TabletRocket recommends the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0  based on its .

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Value

Which tablet has better performance for the money?

Barnes and Noble Nook HD+ 

TabletRocket recommends the Barnes and Noble Nook HD+  for those concerned with getting the most for their dollar.

Benchmarks Real world tests of Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 vs Nook HD+

GLBenchmark 2.5 3D graphics performance

Galaxy Tab 3 7.0
15.8 fps
Nook HD+
12.2 fps
The exact chip that powers the Tab 3 Lite show is the 1.2GHz Marvell PXA986 unit (Cortex A9-based) with Vivante GC1000 graphics processor, and 1GB of RAM.
Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 | by PhoneArena (Feb, 2014)

Differences What are the advantages of each

Back view of Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0

Reasons to consider the
Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0

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Slightly faster graphics 15.8 fps vs 12.2 fps Around 30% better GLBenchmark 2.5 score
Has a webcam 1.3 MP vs None Most tablets have a webcam; Video chat with other people
Has a rear camera 3 MP vs None Most tablets have a rear camera; Can be used like a point-and-shoot camera
Has a light sensor Yes vs No Somewhat common; Automatically adjust screen brightness for environmental factors
Lighter 306 g vs 515 g More than 40% lighter
Has a GPS Yes vs No Somewhat common; Get directions and navigation, geotag photos
Supports 3G Yes vs No Somewhat common; be online anywhere that has cell coverage
Marginally newer Jun, 2014 vs Nov, 2012 Release date over 1 years later
Smaller 111.1 x 188 x 9.9 mm vs 162.8 x 240.3 x 11.5 mm 2.2x smaller
Thinner 9.9 mm vs 11.5 mm Around 15% thinner
Back view of Barnes and Noble Nook HD+

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Barnes and Noble Nook HD+

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Significantly bigger screen 9" vs 7" Around 30% bigger screen
More storage capacity 32 GB vs 16 GB 2x more storage capacity; Holds more music, movies and photos
Much newer operating system Android 4.0 vs Android 4.2 Newer android OS; Get all the latest features and apps with a more recent version
Longer battery life 10 hour vs 8.6 hour More than 15% longer battery life; surf the web longer without having to plug in
Significantly higher resolution 1920 x 1280 vs 1024 x 600 4x higher resolution
Supports Adobe Flash Yes (Android 4.0) vs No (Android) Somewhat common; Many games and videos on the Internet require Adobe Flash
Significantly sharper screen 256 ppi vs 169 ppi More than 50% sharper PPI; enjoy photo-realistic, crisp images
Has an open source operating system Yes (Android 4.0) vs No (Android) Somewhat common; Allows you the freedom to use your tablet however you like
Faster processor 1.5 GHz vs 1.2 GHz More than 25% faster processor; run computation-intensive applications, such as photo editing, faster
Better performance per dollar 2.31 pt/$ vs 1 pt/$ More than 2.2x better performance per dollar

Reviews Word on the street

Galaxy Tab 3 7.0  vs Nook HD+ 

7.0
7.0
On a more positive note, viewing angles are good (but not great), and brightness can get very high making the tablet easier to read and use outdoors.
Galaxy Tab 3 7.0

Specifications Full list of technical specs

display

Galaxy Tab 3 7.0  vs
Nook HD+ 
Size 7" 9"
Technology TFT LCD IPS LCD
Resolution 1024 x 600 1920 x 1280
PPI 169 ppi 256 ppi

network

Wi-Fi
802.11n
802.11a
802.11g
802.11b
Bluetooth Bluetooth v3.0 Bluetooth
Supports 3G Yes No

processor

Cores Dual core Dual core
Clock speed 1.2 GHz 1.5 GHz

sensors

Has a GPS Yes No
Has a light sensor Yes No

storage

Galaxy Tab 3 7.0  vs
Nook HD+ 
Internal storage 16 GB 32 GB
RAM capacity 1.02 GB 1 GB
Supported card formats
SDXC
SDHC
SD
Maximum capacity 64 GB 32 GB

photo & video

Adobe flash support No Yes
Webcam 1.3 MP None
Rear camera 3 MP None

ports

Has a headphone jack Yes Yes

form factor

Weight 306 g 515 g
Size 111.1 x 188 x 9.9 mm 162.8 x 240.3 x 11.5 mm
Thickness 9.9 mm 11.5 mm
Battery life 8.6 hour 10 hour
Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0
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