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Global Score
8.468.8
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$ 249.00
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
8.38.5
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
9.369.45
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 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
7.487.26
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
76.4
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

Comparison review

Google Nexus 9 is a bit better than Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact, having an 8.8 score against 8.46. The Google Nexus 9 is better than the Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact, we must highlight that it is also a noticeably heavier and thicker portable tablet. These tablets include Android OS (Operating System), but Google Nexus 9 has a more recent 5.0 version while Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact has Android 4.4, so it offers some additional features and a performance increase.

Google Nexus 9 features a little sharper display than Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact, because it has a quite larger screen, a slightly higher 2048 x 1536 resolution and a just a bit greater number of pixels per inch of screen. Google Nexus 9 has just a little better processing power than Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact, because although it has a lower number of slower cores, 1 GB lesser RAM and doesn't have a GPU, it also counts with a 64-bit CPU.

The Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact counts with more storage capacity for games and applications than Google Nexus 9, because although it has 0 less internal storage capacity, it also counts with a SD memory card expansion slot that holds a maximum of 128 GB. The Google Nexus 9 features improved battery lifetime than Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact, because it has a 49 percent greater battery size.

Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact takes a little bit better photographs and videos than Google Nexus 9, and although they both have the same camera aperture, the same video quality and the same video frame rates, the Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact also has a higher 8.1 mega-pixels resolution camera.

Google Nexus 9 and the Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact cost the same.