• Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet Wi-Fi vs Google Nexus 9 vs Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact

Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet Wi-Fi vs Google Nexus 9 vs Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact

general General Info

Manufacturer Sony HTC Sony
Announced February 2014 October 2014 September 2014
Status Available - March 2014 Available - October 2014 Available - November 2014
Colors Black, White Indigo Black, Lunar White, Sand Black, White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 266 x 172 x 6.4 mm
(10.47 x 6.77 x 0.25 in)
228.25 x 153.68 x 7.95 mm
(8.99 x 6.05 x 0.31 in)
213.4 x 123.6 x 6.4 mm
(8.4 x 4.87 x 0.25 in)
Weight 426 g (15.03 oz) 425 g / 436 g (14.99 oz / 15.38 oz) 270 g (9.52 oz)
2G Network N/A GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - D6502, D6503, D6543
3G Network N/A HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 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 , EMail, IM SMS, MMS, 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, v4.4.2 (KitKat) Android OS, v5.0 (Lollipop) Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat)
Processor Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm APQ8074AB Snapdragon 801 Quad-core 2.2 GHz Cortex-A15, Nvidia Tegra K1 Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974AB Snapdragon 801
GPU Adreno 330 ULP GeForce Kepler (192 cores) Adreno 330
RAM 3 GB 2 GB 3 GB
Internal Memory 16/32 GB 16/32 GB 16 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB No microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type TFT capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 TFT LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Triluminos display, X-Reality Engine
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 10.1 inches 8.9 inches 8.0 inches
Resolution 1200 x 1920 pixels (224 ppi) 2048 x 1536 pixels (288 ppi) 1200 x 1920 pixels (283 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 64.75% 69.76% 70.37%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8.1 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels 8.1 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels
Flash No LED flash No
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, HDR, Panorama 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, HDR Yes, 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 2.2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] Yes, 1.6 MP [Similar] 2.2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

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

memory User Memory

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

Apps Sensors

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

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Po Battery Non-removable Li-Po battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 6000 mAh 6700 mAh 4500 mAh
Stand by Up to 1420 h Up to 720 h Up to 1100 h (2G)
Up to 1300 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 13 h (multimedia) Up to 9 h 30 min Up to 19 h (2G)
Up to 23 h (3G)