Comparison between:
- Samsung Google Nexus 10
- Asus Google Nexus 7 2013
- HTC Nexus 9

Brand and model

Information about the brand, model and model alias (if any) of a specific device.

Samsung Google Nexus 10Asus Google Nexus 7 2013HTC Nexus 9
Samsung Google Nexus 10
Prices
Asus Google Nexus 7 2013
Prices
HTC Nexus 9
Prices
Model aliasGT-P8110
P8110
Nexus 7 II
Google The new Nexus
Google Nexus 7 2
Nexus 7 2
Google Nexus 7 II
Google Nexus 9
Volantis

Design

Information about the dimensions and weight of the device, shown in different measurement units. Body materials, available colors, certifications.

Width263.9 mm
26.39 cm
0.866 ft
10.39 in
200 mm
20 cm
0.656 ft
7.874 in
228.25 mm
22.825 cm
0.749 ft
8.986 in
Height177.6 mm
17.76 cm
0.583 ft
6.992 in
114 mm
11.4 cm
0.374 ft
4.488 in
153.68 mm
15.368 cm
0.504 ft
6.05 in
Thickness8.9 mm
0.89 cm
0.029 ft
0.35 in
8.65 mm
0.865 cm
0.028 ft
0.341 in
7.95 mm
0.795 cm
0.026 ft
0.313 in
Weight603 g
1.33 lbs
21.27 oz
290 g
0.64 lbs
10.23 oz
436 g
0.96 lbs
15.38 oz
Volume417.13 cm³
25.33 in³
197.22 cm³
11.98 in³
278.87 cm³
16.94 in³
ColorsBlackBlackBlack
White
Gold
Body materials--Plastic

SIM card

The Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) is used in mobile devices for storing data authenticating the subscribers of mobile services.

SIM card type-Micro-SIMNano-SIM
Number of SIM cards-11

Networks

A mobile (cellular) network is a radio system, which allows a large number of mobile devices to communicate with each other.

GSM-GSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
GSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
UMTS-UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
LTE-LTE 700 MHz Class 13
LTE 700 MHz Class 17
LTE 800 MHz
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 1700/2100 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 1900 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE 800 MHz
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 1700/2100 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 1900 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz

Mobile network technologies and bandwidth

Communication between devices within mobile networks is realized via various generations of network technologies, which provide different bandwidth.

Mobile network technologies-UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 3
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA
LTE

Operating system

Operating system is the system software, which manages and controls the functioning of the hardware components of the device.

Operating system (OS)Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean
Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean
Android 4.3 Jelly Bean
Android 5.0 Lollipop
Android 5.1 Lollipop
Android 4.3 Jelly Bean
Android 5.0 Lollipop
Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Android 5.0.1 Lollipop
Android 5.1.1 Lollipop
Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Android 7.0 Nougat
Android 7.1.1 Nougat

System on Chip (SoC)

A system on a chip (SoC) includes into a single chip some of the main hardware components of the mobile device.

SoCSamsung Exynos 5 Dual 5250Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064Nvidia Tegra K1-64
Process technology32 nm28 nm28 nm
CPUARM Cortex-A15Krait 200Denver
CPU bits32 bit32 bit64 bit
Instruction setARMv7ARMv7ARMv8
Level 0 cache memory (L0)-4 KB + 4 KB-
Level 1 cache memory (L1)32 KB + 32 KB16 KB + 16 KB-
Level 2 cache memory (L2)1024 KB
1 MB
2048 KB
2 MB
-
CPU cores242
CPU frequency1700 MHz1500 MHz2300 MHz
GPUARM Mali-T604Qualcomm Adreno 320Nvidia Kepler DX11
GPU cores44192
GPU frequency533 MHz400 MHz950 MHz
RAM capacity2 GB2 GB2 GB
RAM typeLPDDR3LPDDR2LPDDR3
RAM channelsDouble channelDouble channel-
RAM frequency800 MHz533 MHz-

Storage

Every mobile device has a built-in storage (internal memory) with a fixed capacity.

Storage16 GB
32 GB
16 GB
32 GB
16 GB
32 GB

Display

The display of a mobile device is characterized by its technology, resolution, pixel density, diagonal length, color depth, etc.

Type/technologyTrue RGB Real Stripe PLSIPSIPS
Diagonal size10.1 in
256.54 mm
25.65 cm
7 in
177.8 mm
17.78 cm
8.9 in
226.06 mm
22.61 cm
Width8.56 in
217.55 mm
21.75 cm
5.94 in
150.77 mm
15.08 cm
7.12 in
180.85 mm
18.08 cm
Height5.35 in
135.97 mm
13.6 cm
3.71 in
94.23 mm
9.42 cm
5.34 in
135.64 mm
13.56 cm
Aspect ratio1.6:1
16:10
1.6:1
16:10
1.333:1
4:3
Resolution2560 x 1600 pixels1920 x 1200 pixels2048 x 1536 pixels
Pixel density299 ppi
117 ppcm
323 ppi
126 ppcm
288 ppi
113 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area63.31 %62.52 %70.16 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Corning Gorilla Glass 2LED-backlit
Corning Gorilla Glass
Corning Gorilla Glass 3

Sensors

Different sensors measure different physical quantities and convert them into signals recognizable by the mobile device.

SensorsProximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Barometer
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Hall

Rear camera

The primary camera of the mobile device is usually placed on its back and can be combined with one or more additional cameras.

Sensor model-OmniVision OV5693Sony IMX219PQ Exmor R
Sensor type-CMOS BSI 2CMOS BSI
Sensor size-3.67 x 2.74 mm
0.18 in
3.67 x 2.76 mm
0.18 in
Pixel size-1.417 µm
0.001417 mm
1.119 µm
0.001119 mm
Crop factor-9.449.42
Aperture-f/2.4f/2.4
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent--3.1 mm
29.21 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
Number of lenses--5
Flash typeLED-LED
Image resolution2592 x 1936 pixels
5.02 MP
2592 x 1944 pixels
5.04 MP
3280 x 2460 pixels
8.07 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps30 fps
FeaturesAutofocus
Geotagging
Touch focus
Face detection
Autofocus
Geotagging
Touch focus
Face detection
Autofocus
Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization
Optical image stabilization
Geotagging

Front camera

Modern smartphones have one or more front cameras and their positioning has led to various design concepts – pop-up camera, rotating camera, notch, punch hole, under-display camera, etc.

Sensor model--OmniVision OV9760
Sensor type--CMOS BSI
Sensor size--2.65 x 2 mm
0.13 in
Crop factor--13.04
Aperture--f/2.4
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent--2 mm
26.09 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
Video resolution1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP
1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP
1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP
1.9 MP1.2 MP1.6 MP

Audio

Information about the type of speakers and the audio technologies supported by the device.

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Stereo speakers
Loudspeaker
Stereo speakers
Loudspeaker
Stereo speakers

Radio

The radio in a mobile device is a built-in FM radio receiver.

RadioNoNo-

Tracking/Positioning

Information about the positioning and navigation technologies supported by the device.

Tracking/PositioningGPS
GLONASS
GPS
A-GPS
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi is a technology that provides wireless data connections between various devices within a short range.

Wi-Fi802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
Wi-Fi Direct
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
Dual band
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
--2x2 MiMO

Bluetooth

Bluetooth is a standard for secure wireless data transfer between different types of devices over short distances.

Version3.04.04.1
FeaturesA2DPA2DP
LE
A2DP

USB

The Universal Serial Bus (USB) is an industry standard that allows different electronic devices to exchange data.

Connector typeMicro USBMicro USBMicro USB
Version2.02.02.0
FeaturesChargingCharging
Mass storage
Charging
Mass storage

HDMI

The High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) is considered to be the digital alternative of the analog audio/video interface standards.

HDMIMicro HDMI (Type D)--

Headphone jack

The headphone jack is an audio phone connector, a.k.a. an audio jack. The most widely used one in mobile devices is the 3.5 mm headphone jack.

Headphone jackYesYesYes

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

ConnectivityComputer sync
OTA sync
DLNA
NFC
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
NFC
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
DLNA
NFC
NFC - dual side--

Browser

A web browser is a software application for accessing, fetching, displaying and navigating through information on the World Wide Web.

BrowserHTML
HTML5
HTML
HTML5
HTML
HTML5
CSS 3

Audio file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various audio file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital audio data.

Audio file formats/codecsAAC
AAC+
AMR
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
eAAC+
MP3
WMA
WAV
AMR
aptX
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
WMA
WAV

Video file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various video file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital video data.

Video file formats/codecsAVI
DivX
Flash Video
H.264
MKV
MPEG-4
WMV
H.263
H.264
MP4
MPEG-4
3GPP
DivX
H.263
H.264
MP4
WMV

Battery

The batteries of mobile devices differ in capacity and technology. They provide the electrical charge needed for the functioning of the devices.

Capacity9000 mAh3950 mAh6700 mAh
TypeLi-PolymerLi-PolymerLi-Polymer
2G talk time9 h
540 min
0.4 days
9 h
540 min
0.4 days
-
2G stand-by time500 h
30000 min
20.8 days
--
3G talk time9 h
540 min
0.4 days
9 h
540 min
0.4 days
-
3G stand-by time500 h
30000 min
20.8 days
-720 h
43200 min
30 days
4G stand-by time--720 h
43200 min
30 days
FeaturesNon-removableWireless charging
Non-removable
Non-removable

Specific Absorption Rate (SAR)

The SAR rating shows the amount of electromagnetic radiation absorbed by the human body when using a mobile device, expressed in W/kg.

Body SAR (EU)0.21 W/kg--
Body SAR (USA)1.38 W/kg--

Additional features

Some devices have additional features, different from the standard ones above, but equally important and worth mentioning.

Additional features-Optional Qualcomm MDM9215M modem425 g (Wi-Fi version)
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