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Google Nexus 9 Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet
Global Score
7.427.39
Basic Information
GoogleSony
Android 5.0Android 4.4.4, 4.4
2014-10-152014-02-24
8.99 x 6.05 x 0.31 inches10.47 x 6.77 x 0.25 inches
15.38 ounces15.49 ounces
Black, Brown and WhiteBlack and White
Scratch-Resistant GlassScratch-Resistant Glass
$ 249.00 at Amazon$ 249.00 at Amazon
Display / Screen
8.9 inches10.1 inches
1536 x 2048 pixels 1920 x 1200 pixels
IPS LCDIPS LCD
288 pixels per inch224 pixels per inch
Capacitive, Multi-touchCapacitive, Multi-touch
7.36.8
Performance
NVIDIA Tegra K1 chipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974-AB chipset
64-bit Denver (Dual-Core 2300 MHz) processorKrait 400 (Quad-Core 2300 MHz) processor
2 GB RAM3 GB RAM
Kepler DX1 GPUAdreno 330 (450 MHz) GPU
8.198.37
Storage
32 GB internal memory16 GB internal memory
No SD card slotmicroSD, microSDHC, microSDXC (up to 64 GB) external memory slot
3.33.5
Camera
8.00 MP + 1.60 MP8.10 MP + 2.20 MP
f/2.40 aperture--
1920 x 1080 (Full HD) video resolution1920 x 1080 (Full HD) video resolution
6.055.06
Networks
Wi-FiWi-Fi
Mobile HotspotMobile Hotspot
LTE (4G), HSPA, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS and GSMLTE (4G), HSPA+ (4G), HSDPA, HSUPA, EDGE, GPRS and GSM
SIMMicro SIM
8.59.4
Battery Life
6700mAh Li-Polymer Battery6000mAh Battery
Non-Removable BatteryRemovable Battery
--1240 hours standby time
5.24.88
Other Features
Bluetooth 4.0Bluetooth 4.0
GPSGPS
NFCNFC
Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope and Light SensorAccelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope and Light Sensor

Comparisson review

The Google Nexus 9 is slightly better than Xperia Z2 Tablet, with a 7.42 score against 7.39. Google Nexus 9's construction is just a little bit lighter but somewhat thicker than the Xperia Z2 Tablet, and both of them were released only 8 months apart. Both devices in our current comparisson have Android OS, but the Google Nexus 9 has a newer 5.0 version while Xperia Z2 Tablet has Android 4.4.4, so it provides you some nice extra features.

Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet features a little bit better performance than Google Nexus 9, because although it has a 32 bits processing unit instead of 64-bits, it also counts with a higher number of cores, a GPU and a larger amount of RAM memory. Google Nexus 9 features a little more vivid display than Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet, because although it has a little bit smaller screen, it also counts with a slightly higher 2048 x 1536 pixels resolution and a greater display pixel density.

The Xperia Z2 Tablet features just a bit more memory capacity to store more apps and games than Google Nexus 9, because although it has only 16 GB internal storage capacity, it also counts with a SD memory slot that allows up to 64 GB. Google Nexus 9 counts with a much better camera than Xperia Z2 Tablet, although it has a camera with lesser mega-pixels and a worse 1920x1080 video definition.

Google Nexus 9 has a little better battery lifetime than Xperia Z2 Tablet, because it has a 6700mAh battery size against 6000mAh.

The Google Nexus 9 and the Xperia Z2 Tablet cost exactly the same, , making buying this tablet a simple decision.