After long time waiting, Sony is finally come out with an Android device that running on the latest version of the system! Yes, you are right guys. It comes in a form of a tablet called Sony Xperia Tablet S. Sony expect to set a direct competition to other tablets like Kindle Fire 2 and Asus Transformer Pad 300.
But Sony must remember that they have number one enemy in this war, the new kind on the block, Google Nexus 7. Priced at $199.99, or similar to the world’s best selling Android tablet (Kindle Fire), Nexus 7 manage to caught lot of people attention since it’s the first tablet that released with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. In addition, you will also get quad-core Tegra 3 processors and 12 cores Nvidia GPU! Isn’t that fantastic?
So, which one of them is better tablet? Let’s find out the answer on my side by side comparison here.
Display: Sony Xperia S sports 9.4″ capacitive touch screen with 800 x 1280 pixels resolution. According to Sony, it has 161 ppi density. On the other hand, Google Nexus 7 carry on smaller 7″ screen with similar resolution. With the help from Asus, Google pack Nexus 7 with LED backlit IPS capacitive touch screen. Both Nexus 7 and Xperia Tablet S screen are durable against extreme level of abuse. Nexus 7 is invulnerable against scratch, thanks to Corning Gorilla Glass 2, while Xperia Tablet S is certified with IPX4 for waterproof ability.
Internal memory: Sony Xperia Tablet S is released in three different version. You can pick between 16/32/64GB edition. Each of them are packed with 1GB RAM and microSD card slot support. On the other hand, customers are only able to pick between 8 and 16GB edition of Google Nexus 7. Both of them has 1GB RAM and no microSD card slot available.
Camera: Sony Xperia Tablet S carry on dual-camera unit. 8.0 megapixels on front and 1.0 megapixels on back. On the other hand, Google Nexus 7 only offer 1.2 megapixels primary camera unit. If you give better value to camera, you better grab Xperia Tablet S guys.
OS and Processors: Sony Xperia Tablet S and Google Nexus 7 are both running on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean since their first day. Both of them are also powered by the same quad-core Tegra 3 processors made by Nvidia. That is why you will get same ULP GeForce GPU no matter if you buy Sony Xperia Tablet S or Google Nexus 7. Usual connectivity like Bluetooth, HDMI, and USB are all available.
Battery: Sony Xperia Tablet S is currently powered by standard Li-Ion 6,000mAh battery unit. It should be able to last longer than Google Nexus 7, which is only packed with 4,325mAh battery unit.
Well, that is all i can tell you right now guys. If you want to know more from this comparison, you better write down your question on the comment box below. I will try my best to help you with another tips to pick between Sony Xperia Tablet S and Google Nexus 7.tags: Google, Nexus 7, Sony, Xperia Tablet S