- Samsung Galaxy Note 8
- Apple iPad Mini
- Google Nexus 7
The Nexus 7 features a 7-inch display, an Nvidia Tegra 3 quad-core chip, 1 GB of RAM, and 8, 16 or 32 GB of internal storage. Incorporating built-inWi-Fi and near field communication (NFC) connectivity, it is marketed as an entertainment device with integration with Google Play, serving as a platform for multimedia consumption of e-books, television programs, films, games, and music. And the tablet was the first device to ship with Android version 4.1, nicknamed "Jelly Bean".
- Kindle Fire HD
- HP Slate 7
- Asus Fonepad
The FonePad has a 7-inch display, which packs in 1,280x800 pixels, making this the same size and resolution as the Nexus 7. It lacks a rear camera, but finds space for a 1.2-megapixel front-facing snapper, which should come in handy for video calling. The device powers with Intel's Atom Z2420 processors, clocked at 1.2GHz and backed up by 1GB of RAM and is running on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean.
See also: Gift guide to full-size tablets for 2012 Christmas