Google Nexus 7, the most awaited tablet from Google is finally announced yesterday at the official Google I/O event. The Android Jelly Bean OS based tablet which is manufactured in collaboration with ASUS gives a direct competition to Amazon’s Kindle Fire. Kindle Fire is currently the leader in low cost tablet market. With the launch of Google Nexus 7, it might change.

If you are going to buy any of these tablets in the recent future then we would suggest you to look at this head to head comparison which will help you decide.

Kindle FireNexus 7

Amazon Kindle FireGoogle Nexus 7
Size (in inches)77
DisplayIPSLED backlit IPS HD
Resolution1024 x 6001280 x 800
ProcessorDual core 1 GHz Cortex-A9 TI OMAP 4430Quad core 1.3 GHz nVidia Tegra 3
CameraNo1.2 MP (Front)
OSAndroid 2.3 (Gingerbread)Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean)
Battery (Li-Ion)4400mAh4325mAh


As you can see, Google Nexus 7 is the clear winner with better processing power, latest OS, front cam and display. We would recommend you to wait for a while, as Nexus 7 is expected to hit the market as early as next month.