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Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact Apple iPad mini
Global Score
7.646.91
Basic Information
SonyApple
Android 4.4iOS 8.x, 7.x, 6.1, 6
2014-09-030000-00-00
8.40 x 4.87 x 0.25 inches7.87 x 5.30 x 0.28 inches
9.52 ounces11.01 ounces
Black and WhiteBlack and White
--Aluminium
Scratch-Resistant Glass--
$ 249.00 at Amazon$ 255.00 at Amazon
Display / Screen
8 inches7.9 inches
1200 x 1920 pixels 1024 x 768 pixels
IPS LCDIPS LCD
283 pixels per inch162 pixels per inch
Capacitive, Multi-touchCapacitive, Multi-touch
7.26.1
Performance
Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 chipsetApple A5 chipset
Quad-Core 2500 MHz processorARM Cortex-A9 (Dual-Core 1000 MHz) processor
3 GB RAM512 MB RAM
Adreno 330 (450 MHz) GPUPowerVR SGX543 MP2 (Dual-Core 200 MHz) GPU
8.467.29
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+ (4G), HSDPA, EDGE and GPRS
Nano SIMNano SIM
9.49.2
Battery Life
4500mAh Battery4440mAh Li-Polymer Battery
Removable BatteryNon-Removable Battery
1100 hours standby time
19 hours talk time
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4.645.36
Other Features
Bluetooth 4.0Bluetooth 4.0
GPSGPS
NFC--
Accelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope and Light SensorAccelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope and Light Sensor

Comparisson review

The Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact is much better than the iPad mini, having a 7.64 score against 6.91. The Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact has Android 4.4 OS, while iPad mini comes with iOS 8.x OS. Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact is a somewhat thinner and lighter tablet than the iPad mini. Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact has a superior hardware performance than iPad mini, because it has a faster GPU, 2,5 GB more RAM and a larger number of cores (and also faster).

Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact has a more vivid display than Apple iPad mini, because it has a quite bigger screen, a way higher pixels density and a way higher resolution of 1920 x 1200. Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact counts with a quite bigger memory capacity for games and applications than iPad mini, because although it has less internal storage, it also counts with a SD card slot that allows up to 128 GB.

The Apple iPad mini takes clearer photographs and videos than Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact, although it has a much lower 5 megapixels resolution camera in the back and a worse 1920x1080 video quality, they both have a F2.4 camera aperture. IPad mini counts with longer battery life than Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact, although it has just 4440mAh battery capacity against 4500mAh.

Even being the best tablet of the ones we compare here, the Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact is also a bit cheaper, which makes it easy to pick between these devices.