Product Comparison: ASUS Nexus 7 vs Amazon Kindle Fire HD 10

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General Specifications
Google Nexus 7
Kindle Fire HD 10
About the Product
Nexus 7 - the powerful, portable 7-inch tablet - is from Google, made in collaboration with ASUS. Nexus 7 is powered by Android, so you can choose from more than 975,000 apps and games available, including thousands of tablet optimised titles. There really is something for everyone.
Fire HD 10 features a brilliant 10.1” 1080p Full HD display (1920 x 1200) with over 2 million pixels (224 ppi). Enjoy widescreen movies, videos and games with wide viewing angles, less glare and more brightness thanks to a stunning IPS (in-plane-switching) LCD display.
Key Specs
Screen Size
7 in.
10.1 in.
Storage Capacity
16 GB
32 GB
Internet Connectivity
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 3.0
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
What customers say about "Key Specs"
ASUS Nexus 7 7 inch Tablet
  • Amazed just how easy to connect new Nexus 7 replacing old one and get all existing apps downloaded, installed and connected.
  • Very impressed, easy set up, good battery life, nice screen, connects to 5mhz wifi and simply flies.
  • Beautiful design, excellent OS, light, sleek, brilliant HD screen, wifi connectivity fine, my girlfriend loves it. I have nothing more to say.
  • Have had problems getting it connected to our Broadband/Wi-Fi account - a Talk-Talk engineer is coming to sort it out--a little frustrating though as there were no instructions with the Tablet from the seller.
  • The storage on this is quite low though at only 16GB however I've never found this to be a problem as I use cloud storage for most things such as pictures and music.
Amazon Kindle Fire HD 10 Tablet, 1080p Full HD Display, 32 GB, Black—with Special Offers
  • I have a good connection, (fibre broadband) a decent screen refresh time, and the opportunity to access a great deal more if I want to, including the Prime benefits.
  • This is a very good tablet, long charge life, good screen and a lot of storage capacity.
  • I love the size of it and the storage capacity, Alexa is a bonusxxxx.
  • I am very pleased and the storage capacity has been excellent for my needs.
  • The Fire HD comes with the ability to increase the storage capacity substantially via a memory card and I think that was the main selling point in relation to the size.
Size & Weight
7.8 in.
10.3 in.
4.7 in.
6.2 in.
0.4 in.
0.38 in.
11.2 oz.
17.6 oz.
Display Type
Screen Resolution
1280 x 800
1920 x 1200
Pixel Density
323 ppi
224 ppi
What customers say about "Display"
ASUS Nexus 7 7 inch Tablet
  • First off, the picture quality is fantastic. You can tilt the screen in any direction and it doesn't fade or lose clarity.
  • Packing this resolution into a 7" screen means no visible pixels which is a worthwhile bonus.
  • It has a good screen - clear and sharp with rich colours.
  • Superb battery life not bogged down with bloatware, connects to WiFi easily, nice size, a very dependable tablet.
  • I thought a small screen would be an issue but it works well and you can increase the font size to make it readable.
Amazon Kindle Fire HD 10 Tablet, 1080p Full HD Display, 32 GB, Black—with Special Offers
  • The HD Video is excellent and I get good clear images on both Prime Video and Netflix.
  • The Kindle Fire HD10 has an excellent 1920 x 1200 HD screen with super picture quality for watching movies, YouTube etc.
  • Screen quality and speed of operation compare very well with my much more expensive iPad Pro 10.5.
  • This Fire is so easy to use I can see my laptop becoming redundant. The screen resolution and picture is amazing.
  • The quality of the screen is excellent, bright and good resolution. The unit also feels robust.
Front-Facing Camera
1.2 MP
0.3 MP
Rear-Facing Camera
5 MP
2 MP
Processor Model
Quad Core CPU
Number of Cores
Processor Speed
1.2 GHz
1.8 GHz
What customers say about "Processor"
ASUS Nexus 7 7 inch Tablet
  • I bought it mainly for watching vids so can't comment on the gaming performance but everything I've done on this tablet has been fast and smooth.
  • The performance hasn't dropped since its purchase. Everything runs smoothly, the screen is as bright as ever.
  • Perfect in every way, quality tablet with no hitches/glitches or lagging.
  • This is great. It's so much better than my gen 1. The processor speed is better, the screen is sharper and it's a great size to fit in your pocket. I use it every day. Love it! Love it! Love it!
  • Screen quality is great and we've yet to trouble the processor, which seems to take everything in it's stride.
Amazon Kindle Fire HD 10 Tablet, 1080p Full HD Display, 32 GB, Black—with Special Offers
  • The new processor is much quicker than the previous version. It's very good for browsing the web.
  • The processor speed is great and for surfing the web it does everything you’ll need.
  • Great tablet processor very quick and easy to navigate. Would still like it to be BT compatible but not the end of the world
  • Processor kinda weak, close all the background app for avoid problems.
  • Thing is the underlying version of Android is ancient. And processor is slow. Tablets have moved on as have requirements and this tablet cannot cope.
Operating System
Android 4.1
Maximum Usage Time
10 hours
10 hours
Water Resistant
Light and long-lasting, Connect from anywhere, Designed for entertainment, Powered by Android
Access your entertainment across all devices, Share content with Family Library, Over 2 million songs included with Amazon Music, Prime photos, No Wi-Fi, no problem — prime video downloads, Unlimited reading with your Fire tablet, Try Prime free for a month
What customers say about "Features"
ASUS Nexus 7 7 inch Tablet
  • Sound is excellent. Not at all tinny, in fact the amount of bass surprised me.
  • Together with the stereo speakers, the tablet is very good for watching TV and movies on, too. Amazon Video works a treat.
  • The sound is surprisingly good for such a small device.
  • The android OS allows you to create restricted user profiles for kids. Simpy a great product.
  • The sound volume is louder than previous gen but still not as loud as it could be!
Amazon Kindle Fire HD 10 Tablet, 1080p Full HD Display, 32 GB, Black—with Special Offers
  • The battery is OK but nothing special so be prepared to have to charge it frequently depending on use.
  • So far I have had no issues with WiFI connectivity or video quality when streaming.
  • The tablet’s operating system is slick and fast to use and the presentation looks great as you scroll through the various themed pages.
  • The speakers are good enough for me, and the sound is fine.
  • I liked the Alexa function to turn apps off and on and the picture quality is great for watching films in bed.
NFC Technology
Charging Interface
Micro USB
Micro USB
Included With Unit
USB Cable, Adapter
External volume controls, Stereo headphones, microphone, USB Cable, Adapter
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year(s)
1 year(s)
Other Information
183.28 $

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