Toshiba Excite 7.7  vs Apple iPad mini 

Released June, 2012

Toshiba Excite 7.7

  • 7.7"
  • 32 GB
  • WiFi 3G
  • Android 4.0
Front view of Toshiba Excite 7.7
The tablet can handle Adobe Flash Player, 1080p MPEG4 high profile video and today's cutting edge TegraZone THD games.
by MobileTechReview (May, 2012)
Released November, 2012

Apple iPad mini

  • 7.8"
  • 32 GB
  • WiFi 3G
  • iOS 6
Front view of Apple iPad mini
While the display quality is better than that thanks to improved IPS LCD technology, it's still light years behind the Retina display on the bigger iPad Air 2 and the second and third-generation minis.
by TechRadar (Nov, 2014)

Differences What are the advantages of each

Bottom view of Toshiba Excite 7.7

Reasons to consider the
Toshiba Excite 7.7

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More cores Quad core vs Dual core Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
Supported card formats SD, SDHC vs None Supports supported card formats
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 Somewhat common; Many games and videos on the Internet require Adobe Flash
Supports face unlock Yes (Android 4.0) vs No (iOS) Somewhat common; bypass PIN entry, easier to unlock with one hand
Significantly faster processor 1.5 GHz vs 1 GHz 50% faster processor; run computation-intensive applications, such as photo editing, faster
Has an open source operating system Yes (Android 4.0) vs No (iOS) Somewhat common; Allows you the freedom to use your tablet however you like
More RAM 1 GB vs 0.5 GB 2x more RAM; Better able to run big apps with lots of content
Sharper screen 196 ppi vs 163 ppi More than 20% sharper PPI; enjoy photo-realistic, crisp images
Slightly higher resolution front camera 2 MP vs 1.2 MP More than 65% higher resolution front camera; Video chat with other people
Slightly higher resolution 1280 x 800 vs 1024 x 768 More than 30% higher resolution
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Has a light sensor Yes vs No Somewhat common; Automatically adjust screen brightness for environmental factors
Thinner 7.2 mm vs 8 mm Around 10% thinner
Newer Nov, 2012 vs Jun, 2012 Release date 4 months later

Features Key features of the Excite 7.7  vs iPad mini 

screen resolution

Excite 7.7
1280 x 800
iPad mini
1024 x 768


Excite 7.7
1 GB
iPad mini
0.5 GB

camera resolution

Excite 7.7
2 MP
iPad mini
1.2 MP

CPU Cores

Excite 7.7
Quad core
iPad mini
Dual core

CPU Frequency

Excite 7.7
1.5 GHz
iPad mini
1 GHz

Reviews Word on the street

Excite 7.7  vs iPad mini 

The really impressive feat of the iPad Mini, the surprise, is that it seems to handle all the iPad's normal duties while being shrunken down.
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Specifications Full list of technical specs


Excite 7.7  vs
iPad mini 
Size 7.7" 7.8"
Resolution 1280 x 800 1024 x 768
PPI 196 ppi 163 ppi


Bluetooth Bluetooth Bluetooth v4.0
Supports 3G Yes Yes


Cores Quad core Dual core
Clock speed 1.5 GHz 1 GHz


Has a GPS Yes Yes
Has a light sensor No Yes


Excite 7.7  vs
iPad mini 
Internal storage 32 GB 32 GB
RAM capacity 1 GB 0.5 GB
Supported card formats
Maximum capacity 32 GB N/A

photo & video

Adobe flash support Yes No
Webcam 2 MP 1.2 MP
Rear camera 5 MP 5 MP


USB support 1 USB None
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 380 g 308 g
Size 206 x 135 x 8 mm 134.7 x 200 x 7.2 mm
Thickness 8 mm 7.2 mm
Battery life 12 hour 12.75 hour
Toshiba Excite 7.7
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