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Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact Google Nexus 9
Global Score
7.647.42
Basic Information
SonyGoogle
Android 4.4Android 5.0
2014-09-032014-10-15
8.40 x 4.87 x 0.25 inches8.99 x 6.05 x 0.31 inches
9.52 ounces15.38 ounces
Black and WhiteBlack, Brown and White
Scratch-Resistant GlassScratch-Resistant Glass
$ 249.00 at Amazon$ 249.00 at Amazon
Display / Screen
8 inches8.9 inches
1200 x 1920 pixels 1536 x 2048 pixels
IPS LCDIPS LCD
283 pixels per inch288 pixels per inch
Capacitive, Multi-touchCapacitive, Multi-touch
7.27.3
Performance
Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 chipsetNVIDIA Tegra K1 chipset
Quad-Core 2500 MHz processor64-bit Denver (Dual-Core 2300 MHz) processor
3 GB RAM2 GB RAM
Adreno 330 (450 MHz) GPUKepler DX1 GPU
8.468.19
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 MP8.00 MP + 1.60 MP
f/2.40 aperturef/2.40 aperture
1920 x 1080 (Full HD) video resolution1920 x 1080 (Full HD) video resolution
6.166.05
Networks
Wi-FiWi-Fi
Mobile HotspotMobile Hotspot
LTE (4G), HSPA+ (4G), HSDPA, HSUPA, EDGE, GPRS and GSMLTE (4G), HSPA, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS and GSM
Nano SIMSIM
9.48.5
Battery Life
4500mAh Battery6700mAh Li-Polymer Battery
Removable BatteryNon-Removable Battery
1100 hours standby time
19 hours talk time
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4.645.2
Other Features
Bluetooth 4.0Bluetooth 4.0
GPSGPS
NFCNFC
Accelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope and Light SensorAccelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope and Light Sensor

Comparisson review

The Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact is just a bit better than Google Nexus 9, with a 7.64 score against 7.42. The Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact is a somewhat thinner and way lighter tablet than Google Nexus 9, although they were only released with a few months difference. Both tablets in this comparisson review have Android OS (Operating System), but Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact has the previous 4.4 version while Google Nexus 9 has Android 5.0.

Google Nexus 9 features a little more vivid display than Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact, because it has a quite higher screen density, a quite bigger display and a slightly better 2048 x 1536 resolution. Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact has a bigger memory to install applications and games or saving photos and videos than Google Nexus 9, because although it has 0 less internal memory capacity, it also counts with an external memory card slot that holds a maximum of 128 GB.

The Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact features just a bit better hardware performance than Google Nexus 9, because although it has a 32-bit processing unit instead of 64-bits, it also counts with a graphics processor, 2 more CPU cores and 1 GB more RAM. Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact takes just a bit better photos and videos than Google Nexus 9, and although they both have the same video frame rate, the same video resolution and a same size aperture, the Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact also has a higher 8.1 mega pixels resolution back camera.

Google Nexus 9 counts with improved battery life than Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact, because it has a 49 percent greater battery size.

Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact costs the same than Google Nexus 9, , making it a simple decision.