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Toshiba Excite 7.7 vs Toshiba Excite 13

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Posted: 10 Apr 2012
Market Status: Released
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Posted: 10 Apr 2012
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeTabletTablet 
OSAndroid (4.0)Android (4.0) 
Dimensions5.30 x 8.10 x 0.30 inches (135 x 206 x 8 mm)13.50 x 8.50 x 0.40 inches (343 x 216 x 10 mm) 
Weight13.40 oz (380 g)
the average is 15 oz (429 g)
35.20 oz (998 g)
the average is 15 oz (429 g)
 
Display
Physical size7.7 inches13.3 inches 
Resolution1280 x 720 pixels1600 x 900 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.

191 ppi138 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.

AMOLEDIPS LCD 
Colors16 777 21616 777 216 
TouchscreenMulti-touchMulti-touch 
FeaturesScratch-resistant glassScratch-resistant glass 
Camera
Camera5 megapixels5 megapixels 
FlashLEDLED 
FeaturesAutofocus, Geo taggingAutofocus, Digital zoom, Geo tagging 
Camcorder1280x720 (720p HD)1920x1080 (1080p HD) 
Front-facing camera2 megapixels2 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 3NVIDIA Tegra 3 
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, 1500 MHzQuad core, 1500 MHz 
Graphics processorULP GeForce 2ULP GeForce 2 
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.

1024 MB RAM1024 MB RAM 
Built-in storage32 GB64 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHCSD, SDHC 
Battery
Stand-by time 7.0 days (168 hours)
the average is 32 days (763 h)
 
Not user replaceableYesYes 
specifications continue after the ad
Multimedia
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, Playlists 
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playback, SRS SoundAlbum art cover, Background playback, SRS Sound 
YouTube playerYesYes 
Internet browsing
Built-in online services supportFacebook, YouTube (upload), TwitterYouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+ 
Technology
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz  
DataHSPA (unspecified), UMTS, EDGE, GPRSHSPA (unspecified), UMTS, EDGE, GPRS 
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.

A-GPSGPS 
NavigationYesYes 
Connectivity
BluetoothYes3.0 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g, n802.11 b, g, n 
Mobile hotspot Yes 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
FeaturesMass storage deviceMass storage device 
HDMIMicro HDMI (Type D)Micro HDMI (Type D) 
OtherComputer sync, OTA syncComputer sync, OTA sync 
Other features
Notifications Flight mode, Speakerphone 
SensorsAccelerometer, Gyroscope, CompassAccelerometer 
OtherVoice commands, Voice recordingVoice commands, Voice recording 
Availability
Officially announced10 Apr 201211 Apr 2012 
Shopping information
MSRP price$ 500$ 749 

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