Toshiba Excite 10  vs Google Nexus 7 

Released May, 2012

Toshiba Excite 10

  • 10.1"
  • 16 GB
  • WiFi
  • Android 4.0
Front view of Toshiba Excite 10
At 7.7mm, it really is impressively thin, slimmer than any tablet we've seen regardless of screen size.
by The Verge (Mar, 2012)
Released July, 2012

Google Nexus 7

  • 7"
  • 16 GB
  • WiFi
  • Android 4.1
Front view of Google Nexus 7
Its insanely high 2560x1600 resolution gives it an unprecedented 300 PPI, which is the most of any tablet currently on the market (for those wondering, the retina iPad has a 264 PPI).
by Android Police (Nov, 2012)

Differences What are the advantages of each

Side view of Toshiba Excite 10

Reasons to consider the
Toshiba Excite 10

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Significantly longer battery life 12 hour vs 7.5 hour 60% longer battery life; surf the web longer without having to plug in
Much bigger screen 10.1" vs 7" Around 45% bigger screen
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 SD vs None Supports supported card formats
Much newer operating system Android 4.0 vs Android 4.1 Newer android OS; Get all the latest features and apps with a more recent version
Has a microphone jack Yes vs No Somewhat common; Can use an external microphone for superior audio quality
Supports Adobe Flash Yes (Android 4.0) vs No (Android) Somewhat common; Many games and videos on the Internet require Adobe Flash
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
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Significantly lighter 340 g vs 558 g Around 40% lighter
Sharper screen 215 ppi vs 149 ppi Around 45% sharper PPI; enjoy photo-realistic, crisp images
Slightly faster processor 1.3 GHz vs 1.2 GHz Around 10% faster processor; run computation-intensive applications, such as photo editing, faster

Features Key features of the Excite 10  vs Nexus 7 

screen resolution

Excite 10
1280 x 800
Nexus 7
1280 x 800
For those wondering, its resolution is actually better than 1080p – it’s at a mind blowing 2560 x 1600 resolution to be specific, which conjures up an amazing pixel density of 300 ppi!
Nexus 7 | by PhoneArena (Nov, 2012)


Excite 10
1 GB
Nexus 7
1 GB

camera resolution

Excite 10
2 MP
Nexus 7
1.9 MP
When the Nexus 7 is held in portrait mode and viewed from the front, the 1.2-megapixel front camera sitting in the middle of the top bezel is its lone distinguishable feature.
Nexus 7 | by c|net (Nov, 2012)

CPU Cores

Excite 10
Quad core
Nexus 7
Quad core
Yes, it's only a dual core vs. the quad core Exynos 4 found in the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1, Samsung Galaxy SIII and Galaxy Note II, but it not only benchmarks as well, but it feels supremely fast.
Nexus 7 | by MobileTechReview (Dec, 2012)

CPU Frequency

Excite 10
1.2 GHz
Nexus 7
1.3 GHz
While the Nexus 7's speed, future-ready quad core CPU with 12 core GeForce graphics tickle us pink, the lack of expandable storage doesn't.
Nexus 7 | by MobileTechReview (Aug, 2012)

Reviews Word on the street

Excite 10  vs Nexus 7 

414363 fps11,0561935491574 fps12,2291903399661 fps95592002380769 fps10,9101788380161 fps98461814342569 fps95592257180042 fps50252185The Toshiba has a 1280 x 800 pixel capacitive multi-touch display with good brightness and wide viewing angles.
Excite 10

General OS performance was excellent — helped undoubtedly by Android 4.1 and its "Project Butter" initiative which is said to vastly improve touch response and smoothness in Android.
Nexus 7

Performance: Amazingly, there’s a ton of juice provided by the 4,325 mAh battery it’s packing inside of its body.
Nexus 7

It also has 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi support, Bluetooth, a gyroscope, an accelerometer, GPS, and support for Google's NFC-based technology, Android Beam.
Nexus 7


6.6 Out of 10
8.5 Out of 10

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Excite 10  vs
Nexus 7 
Size 10.1" 7"
Technology TFT LCD IPS LCD
Resolution 1280 x 800 1280 x 800
PPI 149 ppi 215 ppi


Bluetooth Bluetooth Bluetooth v4.0
Supports 3G No No


Cores Quad core Quad core
Clock speed 1.2 GHz 1.3 GHz


Has a GPS Yes Yes
Has a compass Yes Yes
Has an accelerometer Yes Yes
Has a gyroscope Yes Yes
Has a light sensor Yes Yes


Excite 10  vs
Nexus 7 
Internal storage 16 GB 16 GB
RAM capacity 1 GB 1 GB
Supported card formats
Maximum capacity N/A N/A

photo & video

Adobe flash support Yes No
Webcam 2 MP 1.9 MP
Rear camera 5 MP None


USB support 1 Unknown 1 USB
Hdmi support 1 HDMI None
Has a headphone jack Yes Yes
Has a microphone jack Yes No
Has a built-in microphone Yes Yes

form factor

Weight 558 g 340 g
Size 262 x 178 x 9 mm 177.6 x 263.9 x 8.9 mm
Thickness 9 mm 8.9 mm
Battery life 12 hour 7.5 hour
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