Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8-inch vs Sony Xperia Z3

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Display

Size:

8.0 inches
5.2 inches

Resolution:

800 x 1280 pixels, 189 PPI
1920 x 1080 pixels, 424 PPI

Technology:

Super Clear LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body:

71.51 %
71.00 %

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Samsung Exynos 4 Dual 4212
Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 8974-AC

Processor:

Dual-core, 1500 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9
Quad-core, 2500 MHz, Krait 400

GPU:

Mali-400 MP4
Adreno 330

RAM:

1.5GB
3GB LPDDR3

Internal storage:

32GB, available to use: 26.16 GB
16GB, available to use: 11.8 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 64 GB
microSDXC up to 128 GB

Device type:

Tablet
Smartphone

OS:

Android (4.2.2)
Android (6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.4)

Battery

Capacity:

4450 mAh
3100 mAh

Type:

Not user replaceable
Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera:

5 MP (Autofocus, CMOS image sensor)
20.7 MP (Autofocus, CMOS image sensor)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.0; Focal length: 25 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.3"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Video recording:

1280x720 (HD) (30 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps)

Features:

Video calling
HDR, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, EIS, Video calling

Front:

1.3 MP
2.2 MP (HDR)

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Dimensions:

8.26 x 4.87 x 0.29 inches (209.8 x 123.8 x 7.4 mm)
5.75 x 2.83 x 0.29 inches (146 x 72 x 7.3 mm)

Weight:

11.25 oz (319.0 g)
5.36 oz (152.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Glass; Frame: Metal

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP68

Keys:

Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key
Right: Volume control, Camera shutter, Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Black, Brown, Green, White

Phone functionality:

Yes

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 18(800 Lower), 5(850), 8(900), 3(1800), 1(2100), 7(2600)
Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 28(700 APT)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 40(2300)

UMTS:

Bands 5(850), 8(900), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Bands 5(850), 8(900), 2(1900), 1(2100)

Data Speed:

LTE Cat 3 (100/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSDPA+ (4G) 28 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

SIM type:

Nano SIM

VoLTE:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring:

MHL, TV-out
DLNA, Wireless screen share, MHL

Radio:

FM, Stereo, RDS

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.0
4.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features:

Mass storage device, Charging, Video out
Mass storage device, OTG, Video out, Charging

HDMI:

Yes

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Gesture, Barometer, Step detector, Step counter

Other:

Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, ANT+, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T3

Phone features

Notifications:

Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Feb 12, 2014
Jun 26, 2014

FCC ID value:

A3LSMT315T
PY7PM-0801

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.50 W/kg
0.54 W/kg

Body:

0.99 W/kg
0.99 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.48 W/kg
1.53 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.49 W/kg

Availability

Officially announced:

Jun 03, 2013
Sep 03, 2014
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