Tecno 7C (Droipad 7) and Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 7.0 are both low end tablets which afford budget buyers of basic tablet experience. Compared to the Tecno 7C Droipad 7, Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 7.0 has some add-ons like the multi user mode and the IR blaster.
Both devices are covered in plastic and are of regular design. The Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 7.0 is bulkier and heavier with its dimensions at 186.0 x 107.9 x 9 mm and weight at 277 g. Tecno 7C Droipad 7, on the other hand, measures 216 x 124 x 7.7 mm and weighs 155 g. Both tablets are available in white and black colours.
For display, both the Tecno Droipad C and the Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 7.0 have their screen size at 7 inches. Screen resolution is higher for the Tab 4 7.0 at 1280 x 800 pixels or 215 ppi compared to 1024 x 600 pixels or 170 ppi of the Droipad 7C. An added advantage from Tab 4 7.0 is its multi-window feature.
OS, Processor and Memory
Android, though of different versions, is the OS on which both the Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 7.0 and the Tecno 7C Droipad 7 run. Tab 4 uses Android 4.4 (KitKat) while it is Android 5.0 (Lollipop) for the Droipad 7. Samsung’s User Interface, the TouchWiz, with its additional apps and features, complements the KitKat in Tab 4 7.0.
Tab 4 7.0’s processor is quad core while that of the Droipad 7 is dual core. RAM is 1.5 GB for the Tab 4 7.0 but 1 GB for the Droipad 7. Internal memory and expansion via microSD are 8 GB and 62 GB respectively for both tabs.
Cameras for the two tablets are low spec. They are 3 MP rear and 1.2 front for the Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 7.0, or 2 MP rear and 0.3 MP for the Tecno 7C Droipad 7. Tab 4 7.0 has no flash.
With a battery capacity of 3,000 mAh for the Tecno 7C Droipad 7 and 4,000 mAh for the Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 7.0, both tablets have batteries that are just about right for their specs and operations. The battery is removable for the Droipad 7 but non-removable for the Tab 4 7.0.
Specs of Tecno 7C Droipad 7 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 7.0
||Tecno DroiPad 7C
||Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 7.0
||7-inch WSVGA IPS touchscreen, 1024 x 600 pixels (170 ppi) resolution, 16 million colours
||7-inch LCD Multitouch, 1280 x 800 pixels (215 ppi) resolution, 16 million colours
||Android 5.0 (Lollipop)
||Android 4.4 (KitKat)
||Dual core, 1.3 GHz
||Quad-core, 1.2 GHz, Mali 400 MP4
||GSM, HSPA, LTE
||1 GB RAM; 8 GB internal memory; 32 GB microSD
||1.5 GB RAM; 8 GB internal memory; 64 GB microSD
||Rear – 2 MP, Autofocus, LED Flash, Geo Tagging; Front – 0.3 MP
||Rear – 3 MP, Autofocus, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, Front – 1.2 MP
||Accelerometer, Light, Voice
||Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi Hotspot, Bluetooth 2.1 with A2DP, GPS/A-GPS, HDMI Port, Radio, microUSB v 2.0
||Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi Hot Spot, Bluetooth 4.0 with ADP, GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, Infra Red, Radio, MicroUSB 2.0
||3000 mAh, Removable
||4000 mAh, Non-removable
Price for the Tecno 7C Droipad 7 costs N21,000 (click here to order now) while Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 7.0 goes for about N36,000. The magnitude of the variance in price is probably for brand preference.