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Offline Babyfacemagee

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Early Benchmarks Show The Nexus 7's Speed
« on: June 28, 2012, 08:43:37 AM »

So just how fast is the $199 Nexus 7, especially when compared against two other recent tablets, one 7 inch, the other 10.1 that both cost twice as much or more?   Well the answer...pretty fast!   Engadget did some preliminary testing that put the Nexus 7 against two rivals that a consumer might consider.  The first, the Galaxy Tab 7.7, is one of the few tablets of similar size to have a 1280 x 800 resolution screen but runs on a 1.4 GHz dual core exynos processor.   The second, the Transformer Pad Infinity has a 1.7 GHzTegra 3 quad core processor but features a higher resolution 1920 x 1200 display

As you can see in the results above the Nexus 7 holds its own, handily drubbing the Galaxy Tab 7.7 in every category. (and this a tablet more than twice its price) while when looking at the Transformer Pad Infinity in performance mode it still manages to top it in three of 4 categories, most likely because while both are running on Tegra 3 chips, the Nexus 7 has a lower pixel count to push.   Now keep in mind the Galaxy Tab 7.7 typically costs over $500...and the Transformer Pad Infinity is an equally hefty $600 (although it does boast more memory).   So at first blush it really does seem that for $199 you're getting quite a piece of hardware with the Nexus 7.  What are your thoughts?   What do you think of the 'bang for the buck' aspect of the Nexus 7?

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Re: Early Benchmarks Show The Nexus 7's Speed
« Reply #1 on: June 28, 2012, 12:29:18 PM »
The Galaxy Tab 7.7 does not have a chance for one being that it is crippled with only 2 cores.  Please consider its handycap.  ;) The neXus 7 is blasting it away with 17 cores after all. The Transformer Pad Infinity does hold its own of course as it in the same 17 core weight class and would be a good option if one needs the larger screen to lug around, it does have its place.  ???
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