Google Nexus 7 2017 vs Galaxy Tab S3 – The Tablet War Begins

Everyone was upset when Samsung announced that its highly anticipated Galaxy S8 smartphone flagship will not be unveiled during MWC. On the bright side though, Samsung decided to compensate for that and showcase its Galaxy Tab S3. This is one of the best tablets ever made and it’s expected to compete against Google’s not-yet released Nexus 7 (2017).

Rumor has it that Google wants to revamp the Nexus brand by launching a new tablet. Even though the Android parent has yet to unveil the tablet’s specs, the internet is filled with rumors and speculations about it. We have rounded up the most liable ones so that we can compare Nexus 7 (2017) against Samsung’s Galaxy Tab S3.

Google Nexus 7 (2017) vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S3: Specs

The Android parent is expected to equip Nexus 7 (2017) with a 7.0 inch AMOLED panel. The display is said to feature a high screen resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels. On the other hand, Samsung’s tablet has been equipped with a larger 9.7 inch Super AMOLED display which features a pixel resolution of 1536 x 2048 pixels.

It looks like Google’s Nexus 7 (2017) has an edge over Galaxy Tab S3 when it comes to resolution, but Galaxy Tab S3 has the upper hand in terms of size. Leaving the display aside, let’s take a look at what these tablets will bring in terms of hardware power.

Nexus 7 (2017) is expected to be powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 820 chipset. The processor is going to be coupled with 4GB RAM and 64GB of internal storage space. These hardware specs are quite impressive but now let’s take a look at Galaxy Tab S3’s specs.

Samsung is known for always going over the board when it comes to power. Therefore, Galaxy Tab S3 is fueled by the same high end Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 chipset. The difference is that it will be paired with an Adreno 530 graphics processing unit and 4GB RAM alongside 32GB of expandable storage space.

The fact that Samsung provides customers with expandable storage space is gives Galaxy Tab S3 a great advantage over Nexus 7 (2017). Although we don’t know everything that Nexus 7 (2017) is going to feature we have to give it to Samsung’s tablet.

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