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Apple iPad mini 2

Wi-Fi Only 32 GB
A1490, A1491, A1489
Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact Apple iPad mini 2
Global Score
7.647.57
Basic Information
SonyApple
Android 4.4iOS 8.x, 7.x
2014-09-032013-10-22
8.40 x 4.87 x 0.25 inches7.87 x 5.30 x 0.30 inches
9.52 ounces11.68 ounces
Black and WhiteBlack, Gray and White
--Aluminium
Scratch-Resistant Glass--
$ 249.00 at Amazon$ 255.00 at Amazon
Display / Screen
8 inches7.9 inches
1200 x 1920 pixels 2048 x 1536 pixels
IPS LCDIPS LCD
283 pixels per inch324 pixels per inch
Capacitive, Multi-touchCapacitive, Multi-touch
7.27.4
Performance
Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 chipsetApple A7 chipset
Quad-Core 2500 MHz processor64-bit Cyclone (Dual-Core 1300 MHz) processor
3 GB RAM1 GB RAM
Adreno 330 (450 MHz) GPUPowerVR G6430 (600 MHz) GPU
8.468.55
Storage
16 GB internal memory32 GB internal memory
microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC (up to 128 GB) external memory slotNo SD card slot
3.823.3
Camera
8.10 MP + 2.20 MP5.00 MP + 1.20 MP
f/2.40 aperturef/2.40 aperture
--33.00mm focal length
1920 x 1080 (Full HD) video resolution1920 x 1080 (30 fps) (Full HD) video resolution
6.166.49
Networks
Wi-FiWi-Fi
Mobile HotspotMobile Hotspot
LTE (4G), HSPA+ (4G), HSDPA, HSUPA, EDGE, GPRS and GSMLTE (4G), HSPA, EV-DO A, EV-DO B, EDGE and GPRS
Nano SIMNano SIM
9.48.6
Battery Life
4500mAh Battery6471mAh Li-Polymer Battery
Removable BatteryNon-Removable Battery
1100 hours standby time
19 hours talk time
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4.645.92
Other Features
Bluetooth 4.0Bluetooth 4.0
GPSGPS
NFC--
Accelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope and Light SensorAccelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope and Light Sensor

Comparisson review

Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact has a general score of 7.64, which is a little bit better than the Apple iPad mini 2's 7.57 global score. Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact's construction is newer, somewhat thinner and somewhat lighter than the Apple iPad mini 2. The Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact counts with Android 4.4 operating system, and Apple iPad mini 2 works with iOS 8.x operating system.

IPad mini 2 has a bit more powerful processor than Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact, because although it has an inferior number of cores and a lower amount of RAM memory, it also counts with a 64 bits CPU and a much better 600 MHz GPU. The iPad mini 2 features a little bit better looking screen than Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact, because although it has a little bit smaller screen, it also counts with a little higher 1536 x 2048px resolution and a little more pixels per screen inch.

The Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact has a better memory capacity to store more games and applications than iPad mini 2, because although it has just 16 GB internal storage, it also counts with an external SD slot that supports a maximum of 128 GB. The iPad mini 2 counts with a little bit better camera than Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact, although it has a back facing camera with a much lower resolution and a lower 1920x1080 (Full HD) video resolution, they both have a F2.4 diafragm aperture.

The iPad mini 2 features a much longer battery lifetime than Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact, because it has 6471mAh of battery capacity against 4500mAh.

Despite of being the best tablet of the ones we are comparing, Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact is also cheap compared to the Apple iPad mini 2.