• Google Nexus 9 vs Xiaomi Mi Pad 7.9 vs Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact

Phone Comparison - Google Nexus 9 vs Xiaomi Mi Pad 7.9 vs Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact

general General Info

Manufacturer HTC Xiaomi Sony
Announced October 2014 March 2014 September 2014
Status Available - October 2014 Available - June 2014 Available - November 2014
Colors Indigo Black, Lunar White, Sand Blue, Green, Yellow, Pink, White, Gray Black, White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 228.25 x 153.68 x 7.95 mm
(8.99 x 6.05 x 0.31 in)
202 x 135.4 x 8.5 mm
(7.95 x 5.33 x 0.33 in)
213.4 x 123.6 x 6.4 mm
(8.4 x 4.87 x 0.25 in)
Weight 425 g / 436 g (14.99 oz / 15.38 oz) 360 g (12.7 oz) 270 g (9.52 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 No GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - D6502, D6503, D6543
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 No HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - D6502, D6503, D6543
4G Network LTE 800 / 1800 / 2600 - LTE 700/800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600 - D6503
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM , EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features Dual front-facing speakers with HTC BoomSound - IP68 Certified - Dust Tight and Water Resistant over 1 Meter and 30 Minutes

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v5.0 (Lollipop) Android OS, v4.4 (KitKat) Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat)
Processor Quad-core 2.2 GHz Cortex-A15, Nvidia Tegra K1 Quad-core 2.2 GHz Cortex-A15, Nvidia Tegra K1 Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974AB Snapdragon 801
GPU ULP GeForce Kepler (192 cores) ULP GeForce Kepler (192 cores) Adreno 330
RAM 2 GB 2 GB 3 GB
Internal Memory 16/32 GB 16/64 GB 16 GB
External Memory No microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen TFT LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Triluminos display, X-Reality Engine
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 8.9 inches 7.9 inches 8.0 inches
Resolution 2048 x 1536 pixels (288 ppi) 1536 x 2048 pixels (324 ppi) 1200 x 1920 pixels (283 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 69.76% 70.69% 70.37%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio No No FM radio with RDS
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels 8.1 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels
Flash LED flash No No
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, OIS - Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR, Panorama
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps 1080p 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 1.6 MP [Similar] 5 MP [Similar] 2.2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes No Up to 107 kbps
Edge Yes No Up to 296 kbps
3G HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL No HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP v4.0 v4.0, A2DP, LE, apt-X
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0, USB On-the-go microUSB v2.0 (MHL 3), USB On-the-go, USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS No Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM 16/64 GB, 2 GB RAM 16 GB, 3 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 128 GB
USB OTG - Supported Supported

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor not present proximity sensor not present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
NFC NFC supported NFC not supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Po battery Li-Po Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 6700 mAh 6700 mAh 4500 mAh
Stand by Up to 720 h - Up to 1100 h (2G)
Up to 1300 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 9 h 30 min Up to 11 h (multimedia) Up to 19 h (2G)
Up to 23 h (3G)