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Apple iPod touch 2nd generation vs Google Nexus 7

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Apple iPod touch 2nd generation Remove phone

Posted: 09 Sep 2008
Market Status: Released
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Google Nexus 7 Remove phone

Posted: 27 Jun 2012
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeTabletTablet 
OSiOS (2.x)Android (4.4, 4.3, 4.2.2, 4.2.1, 4.2, 4.1.2, 4.1.1, 4.1) 
Dimensions4.30 x 2.40 x 0.33 inches (109 x 61 x 8 mm)7.81 x 4.72 x 0.41 inches (198.5 x 120 x 10.45 mm) 
Weight4.05 oz (115 g)
the average is 14.5 oz (413 g)
11.99 oz (340 g)
the average is 14.5 oz (413 g)
 
Display
Physical size3.5 inches7.0 inches 
Resolution320 x 480 pixels1280 x 800 pixels 
Pixel density

Pixel density - The pixel density of a display represents the number of pixels over an area of one inch. It’s measured in “pixels per inch”, or ppi. The higher the number, the more detailed and good-looking the display is.

165 ppi216 ppi 
Technology

Technology - There are two main screen technologies currently used in phones and tablets: LCD and AMOLED. The former usually features a light source and liquid crystals, while the latter is based on organic light-emitting diodes. Newer LCD variations like IPS-LCD and Super-LCD allow for very accurate color reproduction and very wide viewing angles, where no significant image quality loss is observed. Current AMOLED screens differ in such a way that they can exhibit much more saturated colors (sometimes too much) and incredibly high contrast levels, which is due to black color being completely black in AMOLED displays.

LCDIPS LCD 
Colors 16 777 216 
TouchscreenMulti-touchMulti-touch 
FeaturesLight sensorLight sensor, Scratch-resistant glass 
Camera
Camcorder   
Features Video calling 
Front-facing camera 1.2 megapixels 
Hardware
System chip

System chip - Most modern handsets use an advanced chip that includes many of the device’s hardware modules like the processor, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and sometimes even the wireless radio. This field shows what particular system chip (or System-on-a-Chip) is used in the phone.

 NVIDIA Tegra 3 T30L 
Processor

Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.

 Quad core, 1300 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9 
Graphics processor ULP GeForce @ 416MHz 
System memory

System memory - System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.

128 MB RAM1024 MB RAM 
Built-in storage32 GB8 GB 
Battery
Stand-by time 12.5 days (300 hours)
the average is 36 days (861 h)
 
Capacity789 mAh4325 mAh 
Not user replaceableYesYes 
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, Genre, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, Playlists 
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Preset equalizerAlbum art cover, Background playback 
Speakers Stereo speakers 
YouTube player Yes 
Internet browsing
Browser Chrome 
Built-in online services support YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+ 
Technology
Positioning

Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. There are three main types: GPS, A-GPS and GLONASS. GPS - This is one of the most widespread global positioning technologies, developed and maintained by the U.S. government. It uses satellites in order to detect your location. Works best in clear weather. A-GPS - A-GPS stands for Assisted GPS and is the industry standard for positioning and navigation. “Assisted” means that it can use local wireless networks, in addition to satellites, for quicker and more precise localization. GLONASS - GLONASS is a global positioning system, developed by the Russian Federation. It’s very similar to GPS, but isn’t so popular in cell phones.

 GPS 
Navigation Yes 
Connectivity
Bluetooth 3.0 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g802.11 a, b, g, n 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectorProprietarymicroUSB 
FeaturesUSB chargingUSB Host 
OtherComputer sync, OTA syncNFC, Computer sync, OTA sync 
Other features
Notifications Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
Additional microphone(s) Yes 
SensorsAccelerometerAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass 
Other Voice commands, Voice recording 
Availability
Officially announced09 Sep 200827 Jun 2012 

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