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Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet
Global Score
7.117.39
Basic Information
SamsungSony
Android 4.2.2Android 4.4.4, 4.4
2013-06-032014-02-24
8.26 x 4.87 x 0.29 inches10.47 x 6.77 x 0.25 inches
11.08 ounces15.49 ounces
--Black and White
--Scratch-Resistant Glass
$ 305.00 at Amazon$ 249.00 at Amazon
Display / Screen
8 inches10.1 inches
1280 x 800 pixels 1920 x 1200 pixels
Super Clear LCDIPS LCD
189 pixels per inch224 pixels per inch
Capacitive, Multi-touchCapacitive, Multi-touch
5.96.8
Performance
Samsung Exynos 4 Dual chipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974-AB chipset
ARM Cortex-A9 (Dual-Core 1500 MHz) processorKrait 400 (Quad-Core 2300 MHz) processor
1,5 GB RAM3 GB RAM
ARM Mali-400 MP4 (Quad-Core 266 MHz) GPUAdreno 330 (450 MHz) GPU
8.468.37
Storage
32 GB internal memory16 GB internal memory
microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC (up to 64 GB) external memory slotmicroSD, microSDHC, microSDXC (up to 64 GB) external memory slot
4.33.5
Camera
5.00 MP + 1.30 MP8.10 MP + 2.20 MP
1280 x 720 (30 fps) (HD) video resolution1920 x 1080 (Full HD) video resolution
4.845.06
Networks
Wi-FiWi-Fi
--Mobile Hotspot
LTE (4G), HSPA+ (4G), HSDPA, HSUPA, EDGE and GPRSLTE (4G), HSPA+ (4G), HSDPA, HSUPA, EDGE, GPRS and GSM
SIMMicro SIM
99.4
Battery Life
4450mAh Battery6000mAh Battery
Non-Removable BatteryRemovable Battery
42 hours talk time1240 hours standby time
5.124.88
Other Features
Bluetooth 4.0Bluetooth 4.0
GPSGPS
--NFC
Accelerometer, Compass, Light Sensor and Proximity SensorAccelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope and Light Sensor

Comparisson review

Xperia Z2 Tablet has a score of 7.39, which is slightly better than Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch's general score of 7.11. Although the Xperia Z2 Tablet and Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch were released only 9 months apart, the Xperia Z2 Tablet body is somewhat thinner but much heavier than Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch. These devices include Android OS (Operating System), but the Xperia Z2 Tablet has newer 4.4.4 version while Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch has Android 4.2.2, providing you a couple nice extra features and optimized performance.

The Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch counts with just a little better performance than Xperia Z2 Tablet, because although it has an inferior number of cores and lesser RAM, it also counts with a better GPU working at 1064 MHz. Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet features a much better display than Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch, because it has a bit more pixels per inch in the display, a much better resolution of 1200 x 1920 and a bigger screen.

Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch features a much greater storage capacity for games and applications than Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet, and although they both have an external memory card slot that allows a maximum of 64 GB, the Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch also has 32 GB internal storage capacity. Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet takes just a bit better photographs and videos than Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch, because it has a much higher (Full HD) video quality and a camera in the back with way more megapixels.

Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch has just a bit longer battery performance than Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet, although it has a 26 percent lower battery capacity.

Even being the best tablet of the ones we are comparing here, Xperia Z2 Tablet is also a bargain compared to others, making it a great choice.