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Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet Google Nexus 7 (2013)
Global Score
7.397.36
Basic Information
SonyGoogle
Android 4.4.4, 4.4Android 5.0, 4.4.4, 4.4.3, 4.4.2, 4.4, 4.3
2014-02-242013-07-24
10.47 x 6.77 x 0.25 inches7.87 x 4.49 x 0.34 inches
15.49 ounces10.23 ounces
Black and White--
Scratch-Resistant GlassScratch-Resistant Glass
$ 249.00 at Amazon$ 215.00 at Amazon
Display / Screen
10.1 inches7 inches
1920 x 1200 pixels 1920 x 1200 pixels
IPS LCDIPS LCD
224 pixels per inch323 pixels per inch
--300 cd/m2 brightness
Capacitive, Multi-touchCapacitive, Multi-touch
6.87.3
Performance
Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974-AB chipsetQualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064 chipset
Krait 400 (Quad-Core 2300 MHz) processorKrait (Quad-Core 1500 MHz) processor
3 GB RAM2 GB (533 MHz) RAM
Adreno 330 (450 MHz) GPUAdreno 320 (400 MHz) GPU
8.377.83
Storage
16 GB internal memory32 GB internal memory
microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC (up to 64 GB) external memory slotNo SD card slot
3.53.3
Camera
8.10 MP + 2.20 MP5.00 MP + 1.20 MP
--f/2.40 aperture
1920 x 1080 (Full HD) video resolution1920 x 1080 (Full HD) video resolution
5.065.28
Networks
Wi-FiWi-Fi
Mobile Hotspot--
LTE (4G), HSPA+ (4G), HSDPA, HSUPA, EDGE, GPRS and GSMLTE (4G), HSPA, EDGE and GPRS
Micro SIMMicro SIM
9.48.1
Battery Life
6000mAh Battery3950mAh Li-Polymer Battery
Removable BatteryRemovable Battery
--Wireless Charging
1240 hours standby time
--
4.885.04
Other Features
Bluetooth 4.0Bluetooth 4.0
GPSGPS
NFCNFC
Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope and Light SensorAccelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope and Light Sensor

Comparisson review

Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet is just a bit better than the Google Nexus 7 (2013), having a 7.39 score against 7.36. The Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet design is noticeably heavier but incredibly thinner than the Google Nexus 7 (2013), and they were released with only a couple months difference. Both devices in this review come with Android OS (Operating System), but the Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet has the previous 4.4.4 version while Google Nexus 7 (2013) has Android 5.0 version.

The Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet features just a little better hardware performance than Google Nexus 7 (2013), and although they both have 4 CPU cores, the Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet also has a larger amount of RAM and a faster GPU. The Google Nexus 7 (2013) has a bit sharper display than Xperia Z2 Tablet, because although it has a way smaller screen, and they both have the same resolution of 1200 x 1920px, the Google Nexus 7 (2013) also counts with a better screen pixel density.

The Xperia Z2 Tablet has a slightly better storage to install applications and games or saving photos and videos than Google Nexus 7 (2013), because although it has just 16 GB internal memory capacity, it also counts with an external memory slot that holds a maximum of 64 GB. Google Nexus 7 (2013) takes a bit better photographs and videos than Xperia Z2 Tablet, although it has a camera with a much lower resolution and a lower (Full HD) video quality.

The Google Nexus 7 (2013) counts with a bit better battery lifetime than Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet, although it has 3950mAh of battery capacity instead of 6000mAh.

Although Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet is a better device, it is more expensive than the Google Nexus 7 (2013), and it doesn't have such a good quality/price relation as the Google Nexus 7 (2013). If you are trying to save a few dollars, you can get the Google Nexus 7 (2013), giving up a couple features, but you will get the most with your savings.