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Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact
Global Score
7.117.64
Basic Information
SamsungSony
Android 4.2.2Android 4.4
2013-06-032014-09-03
8.26 x 4.87 x 0.29 inches8.40 x 4.87 x 0.25 inches
11.08 ounces9.52 ounces
--Black and White
--Scratch-Resistant Glass
$ 305.00 at Amazon$ 249.00 at Amazon
Display / Screen
8 inches8 inches
1280 x 800 pixels 1200 x 1920 pixels
Super Clear LCDIPS LCD
189 pixels per inch283 pixels per inch
Capacitive, Multi-touchCapacitive, Multi-touch
5.97.2
Performance
Samsung Exynos 4 Dual chipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 801 chipset
ARM Cortex-A9 (Dual-Core 1500 MHz) processor Quad-Core 2500 MHz processor
1,5 GB RAM3 GB RAM
ARM Mali-400 MP4 (Quad-Core 266 MHz) GPUAdreno 330 (450 MHz) GPU
8.468.46
Storage
32 GB internal memory16 GB internal memory
microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC (up to 64 GB) external memory slotmicroSD, microSDHC, microSDXC (up to 128 GB) external memory slot
4.33.82
Camera
5.00 MP + 1.30 MP8.10 MP + 2.20 MP
--f/2.40 aperture
1280 x 720 (30 fps) (HD) video resolution1920 x 1080 (Full HD) video resolution
4.846.16
Networks
Wi-FiWi-Fi
--Mobile Hotspot
LTE (4G), HSPA+ (4G), HSDPA, HSUPA, EDGE and GPRSLTE (4G), HSPA+ (4G), HSDPA, HSUPA, EDGE, GPRS and GSM
SIMNano SIM
99.4
Battery Life
4450mAh Battery4500mAh Battery
Non-Removable BatteryRemovable Battery
42 hours talk time1100 hours standby time
19 hours talk time
5.124.64
Other Features
Bluetooth 4.0Bluetooth 4.0
GPSGPS
--NFC
Accelerometer, Compass, Light Sensor and Proximity SensorAccelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope and Light Sensor

Comparisson review

The Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact has an overall score of 7.64, which is a little bit better than the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch's 7.11 score. Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact is a newer device, and it's also somewhat lighter and thinner than Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch. Both of these tablets include Android OS (Operating System), but the Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact has 4.4 version and Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch has Android 4.2.2, so it provides some additional features and performance improvements.

Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact features a much sharper screen than Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch, and although they both have a display with the same size, the Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact also has more pixels per display inch and a much higher resolution of 1920 x 1200. Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch has a greater storage capacity to install applications and games than Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact, because although it has a slot for an external memory card that supports 64 GB smaller, it also counts with 16 GB more internal memory.

Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact's processor is very similar to Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch's processing unit, because although the Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact has a worse graphics co-processor running at 450 megahertz, it also counts with more RAM memory and a higher number of cores. Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch counts with improved battery duration than Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact, although it has just 4450mAh battery size.

The Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact has a very superior camera than Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch, because it has a way more mega pixels camera in the back and a much better 1920x1080 video resolution.

The Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact not only is the best tablets in our comparisson, but it's also by far the cheapest one, which makes this tablet a great choice.