The standoff between Apple and Google is not limited to operating systems, in this war are also smartphones, especially after the presentation of Android 4.2 Nexus 4 with Jelly Bean, and of course, tablets. Google introduces the Nexus 7, Apple has prepared the iPad Mini and Google Nexus again 7 3G. Apple launched the iPad in April , and Google unveils the world your Nexus 10 . The rivalry reaches all levels.
As for now, the model that will be marketed from Google November 13, will be the Nexus 10 , only Wi-Fi, 16 GB, we will compare with its eponymous iPad 4 . To start with an important point, talk about the price. The Google model with these features will cost 399 euros and will be available through the Play Store. For the latest iPad, the Wi-Fi only version with 16GB is priced at 499 euros . It’s cheaper because from here, to increase capacity and price connectivity option we can go up to 829 euros. Despite the price, the choice of the iPad options far exceed the Nexus 10.
The display, operating system, processor and battery
We are the most important elements of a tablet. Google has opted for a model with a 10.1-inch Super PLS technology TFT, resolution 2560 by 1600 pixels and a density of 300 dpi with Gorilla Glass protection. The iPad 4 Apple has a display with IPS technology, LED-backlit TFT (Retina) of 9.7 inches with a resolution of 2,024 by 1,536 pixels and a density of 264 ppi. It also has a system of protection against scratches and oleophobic anti-fingerprint cover. In this regard, Google has made a great effort with great results.
As for the operating system used by either team, it is clear that Google uses Android, in this case the latest version of Jelly Bean, 4.2, and Apple iOS used in its sixth version. IOS 6 already have some knowledge because it has begun to update older devices and generally the feeling is very good, but honestly, Android 4.2 promises much.
The processor of the Nexus 10 is a dual-core Exynos 5250 1.7 GHz (Cortex-A15), with Mali-T604 GPU and attention, 2 GB of RAM . In the case of the iPad in April, the processor is an enhanced version of its A6, the A6X, dual core processor and PowerVR SGX543MP4, to wonder what the capacity of your RAM. And to move all this requires a battery. 9,000 mAh for the Nexus 10 and 11,560 mAh for iPad 4.
Despite these differences, also have certain similarities. For example, share a 5 megapixel camera which can record video at 1080p and 30 fps, and the two have a secondary camera for video conferencing or video chat. They also carry LED flash, touch auto focus, face detection and geotagging. Obviously, these two models also share Wi-Fi and Bluetooth as well as USB 2.0 connectivity available.
As re-differentiate, is in dimensions and weight . The Nexus 10 is somewhat higher, but less wide and thinner than the iPad 4 (thickness 8.9 vs. 9.4 mm), and weighs a little less, 603 grams compared to 652 of the new iPad.