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Asus Google Nexus 7 2013 (WiFi 32GB) vs Apple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 16GB)

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

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Compare Apple iPad Air 2 XAsus Google Nexus 7 2013 (WiFi 32GB)07Points
Asus Google Nexus 7 2013 (WiFi 32GB)
7"
IPS

1200x1920

5
MP

1.2mp

2GB
RAM

32bit Quad

3950
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Apple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 16GB)
9.7"
IPS

1536x2048

8
MP

1.2mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Triple

7340
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better tablet? Apple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 16GB)

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Google Nexus 7 2013 (WiFi 32GB)7 Advantages Asus Google Nexus 7 2013 (WiFi 32GB)vsiPad Air 2 (WiFi 16GB)14 Advantages Apple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 16GB)
+32GB (28GB available)180%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs16GB (10GB available)
+290 grams (10.15 ounces)51%
Lighter
vs437 grams (15.3 ounces)
+323 PPI22%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs264 PPI
+3500000 apps (Google Play Store)52%
More apps available to download and use
vs2300000 apps (App Store)
+Vibrating alertAdvantage
The vibration of the device aids in the use of several features
vsNot supported
+A-GPS, GeoTaggingAdvantage
It's harder to lose yourself in the city with GPS on your device
vsNot supported
+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
vsNot supported
1.5GHz 32bit Quad-Corevs+1.5GHz 64bit Triple-Core9%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2GB LPDDR2vs+2GB LPDDR3Advantage
This RAM type is better and more efficient.
8.7 millimeters (0.34 inches)vs+6.1 millimeters (0.24 inches)43%
Thinner
1200x1920 pixelsvs+1536x2048 pixels37%
Higher resolution screen
7"vs+9.7"39%
Larger screen
(back) 5MPvs+(back) 8MP59%
Higher resolution main camera
Not supportedvs+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
HDR photo only main cameravs+HDR photo/video and HDR photo on front cameraAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
3950 mAhvs+7340 mAh86%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
Not supportedvs+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)vs+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
Not supportedvs+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.

23 Common items in both devices
TFT LED-Backlit IPS LCD
16 million
Only digital zoom
Autofocus
f/2.4 (aperture)
(front) 1.2MP
Full HD (1920x1080)
+16 specs and more in the table below

Check the comparison table below for more items that are not evaluated in comparison score above.

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📱 Model features

Asus Google Nexus 7 2013 (WiFi 32GB)Apple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 16GB)
ModelGoogle Nexus 7 2013 (WiFi 32GB)iPad Air 2 (WiFi 16GB)
Other model namesAsus Nexus 7 ME571K, Asus Nexus 7 2, Asus RazoriPad Air 2 A1566 (WiFi), iPad 6
Country or region availablefeature not registered(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandAsusApple
Release date7/26/201310/24/2014, Announced: 10/16/2014
Depth8.7 millimeters (0.34 inches)6.1 millimeters (0.24 inches)
Size (width x height)114 x 200 millimeters (4.49 x 7.87 in)169.5 x 240 millimeters (6.67 x 9.45 in)
Weight290 grams (10.15 ounces)437 grams (15.3 ounces)
Build, materialsfeature not registeredAluminum body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported

🤖 Operating System

Asus Google Nexus 7 2013 (WiFi 32GB)Apple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 16GB)
System versionAndroid 4.3 Jelly BeaniOS 8.0
Firmware updateAndroid 5.0 LollipopiPadOS 13
User Interfacefeature not registeredfeature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Asus Google Nexus 7 2013 (WiFi 32GB)Apple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 16GB)
Chipset32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ806464bit - Apple A8X (20nm)
CPUQuad-Core, 1 processor:
1.5GHz Quad-Core Krait
Triple-Core, 1 processor:
1.5GHz Triple-Core Typhoon
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 320PowerVR GX6450 Rogue (8-core)
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredBasemark X: 29753

💽 Memory and storage

Asus Google Nexus 7 2013 (WiFi 32GB)Apple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 16GB)
RAM memory2GB LPDDR22GB LPDDR3
Internal storage32GB (28GB available)16GB (10GB available)
External storageNot supportedNot supported

📲 Display

Asus Google Nexus 7 2013 (WiFi 32GB)Apple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 16GB)
Display typeTFT LED-Backlit IPS LCDTFT LED-Backlit IPS LCD
Screen size7" inches9.7" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~62.3% (screen-to-body ratio)~71.6% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1200x1920 pixels1536x2048 pixels (4:3)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)323 PPI264 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla GlassScratch-resistant glass
Display featuresfeature not registered60Hz

📶 Mobile networks

Asus Google Nexus 7 2013 (WiFi 32GB)Apple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 16GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM cardNot supportedNot supported
Maximum download/uploadfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Network technologyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM MHz bandNot supportedNot supported
Primary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported

📷 Camera

Asus Google Nexus 7 2013 (WiFi 32GB)Apple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 16GB)
Back camera (main camera)5 megapixels8 megapixels
Main camera resolution2592x1944 pixels3264x2448 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 lengthfeature not registered31mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.12µm pixel
AutofocusAutofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationfeature not registeredEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraHDR photo/video and HDR photo on front camera
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Asus Google Nexus 7 2013 (WiFi 32GB)Apple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 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 aperturefeature not registeredf/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered31mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Asus Google Nexus 7 2013 (WiFi 32GB)Apple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 16GB)
LoudspeakerSupportedSupported
Active noise cancellationNot supported2 microphones or more
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263MP4, H.264, MOV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+MP3, WAV, eAAC+

🔌 Connectivity

Asus Google Nexus 7 2013 (WiFi 32GB)Apple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 16GB)
USBMicroUSB 2.0MicroUSB 2.0
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputMicro-B USB SlimPortProprietary TV-out
Bluetooth4.0 + A2DP4.0 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTaggingNot supported
NFCSupportedNot supported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Asus Google Nexus 7 2013 (WiFi 32GB)Apple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 16GB)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Gyroscope
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Barometer
Compass
Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)
Gyroscope
Vibrating alertSupportedNot supported

🔋 Battery

Asus Google Nexus 7 2013 (WiFi 32GB)Apple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 16GB)
Battery typeLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity3950 mAh7340 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomy10 hours10 hours
Standby300 hours (12.5 days)feature not registered

➕ Other features

Asus Google Nexus 7 2013 (WiFi 32GB)Apple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 16GB)
Call controlNot supportedNot supported
MessagingE-mail, Push mailE-mail, Push mail
Hands-free callingSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Ringtonesfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
Miscellaneous- Colors: Black
- Asus TruVivid technology
- OpenGL ES 3.0
- Wireless charging
- Java framework
- Colors: Space Gray, Silver, Gold
- Retina display
- Oleophobic coating
- AirDrop file sharing
- iCloud service
- iCloud Keychain
- FaceTime HD

☢️ Radiation rate

Asus Google Nexus 7 2013 (WiFi 32GB)Apple iPad Air 2 (WiFi 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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