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Apple iPad vs Google Nexus 7

BT Online Bureau    New Delhi   Last Updated: July 31, 2012  | 10:15 IST

How does Google's Nexus 7 tablet compare with Apple's iPad? Due to its smaller size Google's Nexus 7 is lighter and easier to hold.

In terms of cost, iPad is can be said to be among the most expensive tablet in the market. iPad's 16GB Wi-Fi-only model costs $499 and goes up to $699 for 64 gigabytes.  The iPad models with cellular access cost even higher. Apple still sells the older, iPad 2 for $399.

On the other hand, Google Nexus 7 price starts from $199, the cost for the 8 GB version. The 16 GB version costs $249. Currently, Google Nexus 7 has no models with cellular access capabilities.

Features of Nexus 7

- Screen size: 7 inches diagonally

- Screen resolution: 1280 x 800 pixels

- Weight: 0.75 pounds

- Cameras: Front-facing, 1.2 megapixel camera

- Battery life: 9.5 hours

- Operating system: Google's Android

Apple Inc.'s iPad:

- Price: Starts at $499 for 16 gigabytes of storage, goes up to $699 for 64 gigabytes, more for versions with cellular data access. (Apple still sells the older, iPad 2 for $399.)

- Screen size: 9.7 inches diagonally

- Screen resolution: 2048 by 1536 pixels

- Weight: 1.44 pounds

- Cameras: 5-megapixel camera on back and a low-resolution camera on front, for videoconferencing

- Battery life: 10 hours.

-    Operating system: Apple's iOS

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