While most flagship smartphones of the year have been released and met their fate, it’s time for the second category of mobile devices. The Apple iPad Pro 2, Huawei Nexus 7 (2016), and Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 are highly anticipated tablets of the year. While we might see the Nexus 7 this year itself, we might have to wait a bit more for the Apple iPad Pro 2 and the Samsung Tab S3. However, multiple leaks and rumors have detailed most of the specs and features, we can expect from these devices. Let’s see how the three tablets compare with each other. Here’s a quick comparison of rumored specs: iPad Pro 2 vs Nexus 7 2016 vs Galaxy Tab S3!
The Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 is expected sport an AMOLED display with 1536 x 2048 pixel resolution [8-inch and 9.7-inch variant]. While the new iPad Pro 2 is likely to sport a True Tone display in three sizes. Apart from the 12.9-inch and 9.7-inch models, there might be a 10.5-inch version too. The Nexus 7 2016 is said to come with an AMOLED display, the size is not known as yet.
While the Galaxy Tab S3 is expected to be powered by Exynos 8890 processor with 4GB of RAM, the Huawei-built Google Nexus 7 (2016) is likely to be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 CPU with 4GB of RAM. On the other hand, the iPad Pro 2 is rumored to be backed by an A10X processor.
While the Galaxy S3 is expected run Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow OS out of the box, the iPad Pro 2 will run the Apple’s latest iOS 10. However, the Nexus 7 has been widely rumored to come with the much-awaited Andromeda OS [it combines Android OS and Chrome OS]. However, considering the short timelines, it is might come with Android Nougat OS.
The Huawei Nexus 7 is expected to sport a 13 MP rear camera. There si no information about its front camera. Alternatively, the Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 is likely to feature a 8 MP rear camera and a 2 MP front camera. While the Apple iPad Pro 2 is widely rumored to come with a 12 MP rear camera and a 5 MP front camera, similar to iPad Pro.
While the Nexus 7 2016 is expected to come with a huge 5100 mAh battery, the Galaxy Tab S3 is rumored to be backed by a 4000 mAh battery. No details are available about the battery capacity of the iPad Pro 2. However, it is also expected to come with improved battery capacities than its predecessor.
The pricing information regarding the new tablets is not clear as yet. However, while Apple is expected to come with a lower pricing this time around, the Google Nexus 7 (2016) will likely be more expensive than the Galaxy Tab 3.