Comparison between:
- Asus ZenPad C 7.0 Z170MG
- Asus Google Nexus 7 2013

Brand and model

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

Asus ZenPad C 7.0 Z170MGAsus Google Nexus 7 2013
Asus ZenPad C 7.0 Z170MGAsus Google Nexus 7 2013
Model alias-Nexus 7 II
Google The new Nexus
Google Nexus 7 2
Nexus 7 2
Google Nexus 7 II

Design

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

Width189 mm
18.9 cm
0.62 ft
7.441 in
200 mm
20 cm
0.656 ft
7.874 in
Height108 mm
10.8 cm
0.354 ft
4.252 in
114 mm
11.4 cm
0.374 ft
4.488 in
Thickness9.5 mm
0.95 cm
0.031 ft
0.374 in
8.65 mm
0.865 cm
0.028 ft
0.341 in
Weight275 g
0.61 lbs
9.7 oz
290 g
0.64 lbs
10.23 oz
Volume193.91 cm³
11.78 in³
197.22 cm³
11.98 in³
ColorsBlack
White
Black

SIM card

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

SIM card typeMicro-SIMMicro-SIM
Number of SIM cards11

Networks

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

GSMGSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
GSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
UMTSUMTS 900 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

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 technologiesUMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 3

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 5.0 LollipopAndroid 4.3 Jelly Bean
Android 5.0 Lollipop
Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow

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.

SoCMediaTek MT8382V/WQualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064
Process technology28 nm28 nm
CPUARM Cortex-A7Krait 200
CPU bits32 bit32 bit
Instruction setARMv7ARMv7
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)256 KB
0.25 MB
2048 KB
2 MB
CPU cores44
CPU frequency1300 MHz1500 MHz
GPUARM Mali-400 MP2Qualcomm Adreno 320
GPU cores24
GPU frequency-400 MHz
RAM capacity1 GB2 GB
RAM type-LPDDR2
RAM channels-Double channel
RAM frequency-533 MHz

Storage

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

Storage8 GB
16 GB
16 GB
32 GB

Memory cards

Memory cards are used in mobile devices for expanding their external storage capacity.

TypesmicroSD
microSDHC
microSDXC
-

Display

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

Type/technologyIPSIPS
Diagonal size7 in
177.8 mm
17.78 cm
7 in
177.8 mm
17.78 cm
Width6.04 in
153.41 mm
15.34 cm
5.94 in
150.77 mm
15.08 cm
Height3.54 in
89.89 mm
8.99 cm
3.71 in
94.23 mm
9.42 cm
Aspect ratio1.707:11.6:1
16:10
Resolution1024 x 600 pixels1920 x 1200 pixels
Pixel density170 ppi
66 ppcm
323 ppi
126 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area67.77 %62.52 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Full Lamination Technology
Anti-fingerprint coating
LED-backlit
Corning Gorilla Glass

Sensors

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

SensorsAccelerometerProximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope

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 OV5693
Sensor typeCMOSCMOS BSI 2
Sensor size-3.67 x 2.74 mm
0.18 in
Pixel size-1.417 µm
0.001417 mm
Crop factor-9.44
Aperture-f/2.4
Image resolution2560 x 1920 pixels
4.92 MP
2592 x 1944 pixels
5.04 MP
Video resolution-1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS-30 fps
FeaturesDigital zoom
Scene mode
Autofocus
Geotagging
Touch focus
Face detection
2 MP - market dependent-

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.

Image resolution640 x 480 pixels
0.31 MP
-
Video resolution640 x 480 pixels
0.31 MP
1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP
-1.2 MP

Audio

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

SpeakerLoudspeakerLoudspeaker
Stereo speakers
DTS-

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
A-GPS
GLONASS
GPS
A-GPS

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 Display
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
Dual band

Bluetooth

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

Version4.04.0
FeaturesA2DPA2DP
LE

USB

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

Connector typeMicro USBMicro USB
Version2.02.0
FeaturesCharging
Mass storage
Charging
Mass storage

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 jackYesYes

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

ConnectivityComputer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
NFC

Browser

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

BrowserHTML
HTML5
CSS 3
HTML
HTML5

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
AMR
eAAC+
MIDI
MP3
WMA
WAV
eAAC+
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/codecs3GPP
AVI
MKV
MP4
WMV
Xvid
H.263
H.264
MP4
MPEG-4

Battery

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

Capacity3950 mAh3950 mAh
TypeLi-PolymerLi-Polymer
2G talk time8 h 30 min
8.5 h
510 min
0.4 days
9 h
540 min
0.4 days
3G talk time8 h 30 min
8.5 h
510 min
0.4 days
9 h
540 min
0.4 days
FeaturesNon-removableWireless charging
Non-removable

Additional features

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

Additional features-Optional Qualcomm MDM9215M modem
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