The undisputed search engine king Google has already launched the new Nexus 7 Android tablet, and the tablets are currently available in several leading online retailers in the United States. The company will be rolling out the device globally in the coming weeks, and it is highly likely that very soon the 2nd generation tablet will hit the Indian market.
Google new Nexus 7 tablet features the new Android 4.3 Jelly Bean operating system, which is undoubtedly the best mobile OS of recent times. Earlier we have published 10 best features of Android 4.3 too in this blog.
The 7 inch tablet is expected to do solid businesses in coming weeks especially in the US market as it possesses several awesome features along with the brand new Android Jelly Bean version. It offers full HD resolution of 1920*1200 pixels powered by a quad-core 1.5 GHz Snapdragon Pro chip and Adreno 320 graphics chip, which are far better than the older version. It is thinner (only 2mm) and lighter too than its predecessor, and it weighs only 50 grams.
The tablet is currently available in three different variations which are Wi-Fi, 3G and LTE. The experts are predicting that India is likely to get Wi-Fi and LTE supported Nexus 7 tablet quite soon.
However, the fact is there are already a few tablets which have all the potentialities of becoming the new Nexus 7 alternatives. Here in this list we are compiling top 5 tablets which can be compared with the Google’s device in terms of looks, features and price range. Here we start:
Asus FonePad is one of the best available tablets for the Indian users with a few best-in-the-class features. It is powered by a super strong 1.2GHz Intel Atom Z2420 Processor while running on Android Jelly Bean 4.1. This gadget was launched at the mega event of Mobile World Congress 2013, and recently the company has introduced it in the Indian shores.
It sports 1GB of RAM, and interestingly it is higher than all the other tablets of our list. The internal memory of this tablet can easily be expanded by up to 8 or 16 GB variants. The device features a 7 inch display screen with IPS technology and LED backlight support, and the screen supports a fair resolution of 1280*800 pixels. It is having a 3.15 megapixel autofocus-enabled back camera and a 1.2 megapixel front facing camera.
Asus FonePad offers some advanced connectivity options such as Bluetooth, Voice Calls, 3G and Wi-Fi, and it is backed up by a solid 4270mAh battery that claims to offer talk-time period of 9 hours.
Price: Rs. 15999/- (You Can Buy it From Here)
#4 Google Nexus 7 (older version)
Google launched the very first version of Nexus 7 tablet in 2012 with some cool features and a huge 7 inch screen. Recently the search engine giant reduced its price which has eventually helped the device to catch more exciting eyes towards it.
It is available in two different versions (16GB and 32GB), and powered by a quad core Nvidia Tegra 3 processor while running on Android 4.1 mobile operating system. It offers HD display resolution of 1280*800 pixels, and its screen is equipped with IPS technology. This portable tablet features a solid 1GB of RAM and a useful front facing camera. For connectivity purposes it possesses some advanced options like Wi-Fi, Near Field Communications and Bluetooth.
Price: Rs. 11,599/- (You Can Buy it From Here)
#3 Amazon Kindle Fire HD
Amazon Kindle Fire HD is no doubt one of the best budgeted tablets as it sports a 7 inch screen which offers IPS display. It is powered by a 1.2 GHZ dual core processor. However, it doesn’t feature a slot for microSD cards, which might be a negative factor of it. It is having a 1.3 pixel rear camera, 1GB RAM, dual-band Wi-Fi, and Dolby Audio with dual stereo speakers. For connectivity purposes it has Bluetooth 3.0 support, Wi-Fi, but sadly it lacks mobile data connectivity option.
It sports some out of the box cool features indeed, and it is available in two versions, first one with 16GB memory priced at Rs. 15,999, and the other with a 32 GB memory priced at Rs. 18,999. It is backed up by a powerful 4, 400mAh battery, which gives it ultra stability in terms of supreme user experiences. The best part is it is having beautifully modified versions of Google’s Android 4.0, but it doesn’t offer access to Google Play store.
Price: Rs. 15,999/- (You Can Buy it From Here)
#2 Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 T211
Global device making company Samsung recently unveiled its latest Tablet with a comparatively low screen resolution of 1024*600 pixels. The tablets is termed as Galaxy Tab 3 211, and it has a 7-inch screen, 1GB RAM, and a 1.2-Ghz dual core processor. It runs on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean while featuring a 3-megapixel rear camera a 1.2-megapixel front facing camera.
It is having a dedicated slot for microSD cards, and the device has come up with 8 and 16 GB versions. It is currently trending well in the worldwide tablet market due to the star power of Samsung.
Price: Rs. 16,900 (You can buy it From Here)
One of top IT companies of the world Apple introduced its iPad Mini in 2012, which means this tablet is quite old when compared to the other devices of this list. But it sports a very beautiful and user-friendly OS and a 7 inch long screen too. It is surely one of the finest among those tablets which are currently available in the market.
The Apple iPad Mini offers a screen display resolution of 1024*768 pixels, but it doesn’t provide retina display. It is supported by a dual-core A5 processor chip, and for obvious reason it runs on iOS mobile operating system. It has some really cool features such as 4G LTE, 1.2-megapixel FaceTime HD camera, 5 megapixel back camera etc. As per the company’s claim it provides 10 hours of battery life when fully charged. It is also having the super cool new Lightning conductor that powers the Apple’s flagship smartphone iPhone 5.
The highlighting factor of this particular tablet is it’s much thinner, lighter, and provides more screen space while comparing with the other tablets of its zone. According to rumors, Apple is currently developing the Apple iPad Mini 2 in order to take on Amazon Kindle Fire HD2 and Google new Nexus 7.
Price: Rs. 21,900 (You can buy it From Here)
This is our list of top 5 Google new Nexus 7 tablet alternatives. We have tried our level best to make this list useful to our readers while choosing a budgeted tablet of their choices. Do you want to add any other tablets of your choice to this list? If yes, then please feel free to share that in the comments section.