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Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB) vs Asus Google Nexus 7 2013 (4G 16GB)

Side by side comparison between Apple iPad Air 2 vs Asus Google Nexus 7 (2013) tablets, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)
9.7"
IPS

1536x2048

8
MP

1.2mp

2GB
RAM

64bit 3s

7340
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
05PointsAsus Google Nexus 7 2013 (4G 16GB)Compare Apple iPad Air 2 X
Asus Google Nexus 7 2013 (4G 16GB)
7"
IPS

1200x1920

5
MP

1.2mp

2GB
RAM

32bit Quad

3950
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better tablet? Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)

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iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)14 Advantages Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)vsGoogle Nexus 7 2013 (4G 16GB)5 Advantages Asus Google Nexus 7 2013 (4G 16GB)
+1.5Ghz 64bit 3-Cores14%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.5Ghz 32bit Quad-Core
+128GB (117GB available)9 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs16GB (12GB available)
+6.1 millimeters (0.24 inches)43%
Thinner
vs8.7 millimeters (0.34 inches)
+1536x2048 pixels37%
Higher resolution screen
vs1200x1920 pixels
+9.7"39%
Larger screen
vs7"
+(back) 8MP59%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 5MP
+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
vsNot supported
+HDR photo/video and HDR photo on front cameraAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
vsHDR photo only main camera
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+7340 mAh86%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3950 mAh
+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
vsNot supported
+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)Advantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) is newer and faster
vs802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
vsNot supported
444 grams (15.54 ounces)vs+299 grams (10.47 ounces)48%
Lighter
264 PPIvs+323 PPI22%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
2100000 apps (App Store)vs+2500000 apps (Google Play Store)19%
More apps available to download and use
Not supportedvs+Vibrating alertAdvantage
The vibration of the device aids in the use of several features
Not supportedvs+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely

27 Common items in both devices
2GB LPDDR3
TFT LED-Backlit IPS LCD
16 million
Only digital zoom
Autofocus
f/2.4 (aperture)
(front) 1.2MP
+20 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresApple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)Asus Google Nexus 7 2013 (4G 16GB)
ModeliPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)Google Nexus 7 2013 (4G 16GB)
Other model namesiPad Air 2 A1567 Cellular (4G LTE), iPad 6Asus Nexus 7 ME571KL, Asus Nexus 7 2 LTE, Asus Razor
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
feature not registered
BrandAppleAsus
Release dateOctober, 2014July, 2013
Depth6.1 millimeters (0.24 inches)8.7 millimeters (0.34 inches)
Size (width x height)169.5 x 240 millimeters (6.67 x 9.45 in)114 x 200 millimeters (4.49 x 7.87 in)
Weight444 grams (15.54 ounces)299 grams (10.47 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum body, glass frontfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)Asus Google Nexus 7 2013 (4G 16GB)
Operating systemiOS 8.0Android 4.3 Jelly Bean
Firmware updateiPadOS 13Android 5.0 Lollipop
HardwareApple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)Asus Google Nexus 7 2013 (4G 16GB)
Chipset64bit - Apple A8X (20nm)32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064
CPU processor1.5Ghz 3-Cores Apple Cyclone1.5Ghz Quad-Core Krait
GPU graphical controllerPowerVR GXA6850 MP8Qualcomm Adreno 320
RAM memory2GB LPDDR32GB LPDDR2
Internal storage128GB (117GB available)16GB (12GB available)
External storageNot supportedNot supported
DisplayApple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)Asus Google Nexus 7 2013 (4G 16GB)
Display typeTFT LED-Backlit IPS LCDTFT LED-Backlit IPS LCD
Screen size9.7" inches7" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~71.6% (screen-to-body ratio)~62.3% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1536x2048 pixels1200x1920 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)264 PPI323 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassScratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksApple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)Asus Google Nexus 7 2013 (4G 16GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF)
Maximum download/upload100/50 Mbps100/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkCDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41)
LTE 700/750/850/1700/1800/1900/2100 - Europe: 800/850/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
CallingApple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)Asus Google Nexus 7 2013 (4G 16GB)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (Swype), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice recorder
CameraApple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)Asus Google Nexus 7 2013 (4G 16GB)
Back camera (main camera)8 megapixels5 megapixels
Main camera resolution3264x2448 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.4 (aperture)f/2.4 (aperture)
Focal length31mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel size1.12µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusAutofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationfeature not registered
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo/video and HDR photo on front cameraHDR photo only main camera
2ª cameraApple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)Asus Google Nexus 7 2013 (4G 16GB)
Front camera (secondary)1.2 megapixels1.2 megapixels
Front camera resolution1280x960 pixels1280x960 pixels
Video recording (secondary)HD (1280x720)HD (1280x720)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal length31mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaApple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)Asus Google Nexus 7 2013 (4G 16GB)
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, MOVMP4, H.264, H.263
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+MP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+
ConnectivityApple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)Asus Google Nexus 7 2013 (4G 16GB)
USBMicroUSB 2.0MicroUSB 2.0
TV outputProprietary TV-outMicro-B USB SlimPort
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.0 + A2DP4.0 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsApple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)Asus Google Nexus 7 2013 (4G 16GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedNot supported
Vibrating alertNot supportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedYes / No
SensorsAccelerometer
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)
Accelerometer
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Other features- Colors: Space Gray, Silver, Gold
- Retina display
- Oleophobic coating
- AirDrop file sharing
- iCloud service
- iCloud Keychain
- FaceTime HD
- Colors: Black
- Asus TruVivid technology
- OpenGL ES 3.0
- Wireless charging
Power supplyApple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)Asus Google Nexus 7 2013 (4G 16GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity7340 mAh3950 mAh
Charger, watts• Standard charging• Standard charging
Talk time autonomy600 minutes | 10 hours | 0.4 day600 minutes | 10 hours | 0.4 day
Standbyfeature not registered18000 minutes | 300 hours | 12.5 days
Radiation rateApple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)Asus Google Nexus 7 2013 (4G 16GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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