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Global Score
8.468.44
Basic Information
SonyGoogle
Android 4.4Android 5.0, 4.4.4, 4.4.3, 4.4.2, 4.4, 4.3
2014-09-032013-07-24
8.40 x 4.87 x 0.25 inches7.87 x 4.49 x 0.34 inches
9.52 ounces10.23 ounces
Black and White--
Scratch-Resistant GlassScratch-Resistant Glass
$ 249.00$ 215.00
Display / Screen
8 inches7 inches
1200 x 1920 pixels 1920 x 1200 pixels
IPS LCDIPS LCD
283 pixels per inch323 pixels per inch
--300 cd/m2 brightness
Capacitive, Multi-touchCapacitive, Multi-touch
8.38.3
Performance
Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 chipsetQualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064 chipset
Quad-Core 2500 MHz processorKrait (Quad-Core 1500 MHz) processor
3 GB RAM2 GB (533 MHz) RAM
Adreno 330 (450 MHz) GPUAdreno 320 (400 MHz) GPU
9.368.64
Storage
16 GB internal memory32 GB internal memory
microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC (up to 128 GB) external memory slotNo SD card slot
6.725.8
Camera
8.10 MP + 2.20 MP5.00 MP + 1.20 MP
f/2.40 aperturef/2.40 aperture
1920 x 1080 (Full HD) video resolution1920 x 1080 (Full HD) video resolution
7.486.82
Networks
Wi-FiWi-Fi
Mobile Hotspot--
LTE (4G), HSPA+ (4G), HSDPA, HSUPA, EDGE, GPRS and GSMLTE (4G), HSPA, EDGE and GPRS
Nano SIMMicro SIM
75.7
Battery Life
4500mAh Battery3950mAh Li-Polymer Battery
Removable BatteryRemovable Battery
--Wireless Charging
1100 hours standby time
19 hours talk time
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4.645.04
Other Features
Bluetooth 4.0Bluetooth 4.0
GPSGPS
NFCNFC
Accelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope and Light SensorAccelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope and Light Sensor

Comparison review

Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact is just a bit better than the Google Nexus 7 (2013), getting an 8.46 score against 8.44. Both of these devices use Android OS, but the Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact has 4.4 version while Google Nexus 7 (2013) has Android 5.0. Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact is a newer tablet device, and it's also a little bit lighter and way thinner than the Google Nexus 7 (2013).

The Google Nexus 7 (2013) and Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact both count with similar displays, because although the Google Nexus 7 (2013) has a bit smaller screen, and they both have the same exact 1200 x 1920px resolution, it also counts with a bit more pixels per inch of screen. The Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact features a little bit better hardware performance than Google Nexus 7 (2013), and although they both have the same number of cores, the Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact also has a greater amount of RAM and a much better graphics processor working at 450 MHz.

The Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact counts with a greater memory capacity for games and applications than Google Nexus 7 (2013), because although it has just 16 GB internal memory capacity, it also counts with a slot for SD memory cards that allows up to 128 GB. Google Nexus 7 (2013) has a bit superior battery life than Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact, although it has 3950mAh of battery capacity against 4500mAh.

Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact captures just a bit better videos and photos than Google Nexus 7 (2013), and although they both have the same (Full HD) video definition, a F2.4 camera aperture and the same video frame rates, the Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact also has a back-facing camera with way more megapixels.

Although Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact is a better device, it costs more money than the Google Nexus 7 (2013), and it doesn't have such a good relation between it's price and quality as Google Nexus 7 (2013). If you are trying to save some money, you can get the Google Nexus 7 (2013), and give up a few features and specs, but you'll get the most with your money.