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Which Brand Makes the Best Mini Tablets? Xperia Z3 vs. iPad Mini Tablets

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IPad’s are amazing devices that are used by so many men and women all over the world.

If you are in search for a compact tablet that has a unique design, the Apple brand is not the only mini tablet in the world. Although Apple’s Mini Tablets are elegant, the brand new Xperia Z3 tablet is very lovely. It is the lightest, thinnest compact tablet available in the market today and its look makes the iPad Mini look quite out of place.

Design of Both Mini Tablets

The Z3 tablet compact shows the clean lines and stylishness that the brand always brings. The iPad Mini tablet, remarkably enough, looks like an iPad mini or an iPhone that is larger. The truth is that, Sony is a very elegant device, even though they are both highly desirable.

Display of Both Mini Tablets

The sizes of both screens are similar – 8 inches for Sony and 7.9 inches for iPad Mini. Z3 display comes with a complete HD at 1,920 x 1,080 pixels and the Apple iPad Mini is designed coming in both retina and non-retina versions. There is the entry level which comes with 163 ppi (1024 x 768 resolution) as well as a retina model of 264 ppi (2048 x 1536 resolution).

Processor Speed of Both Mini Tablets

Apple’s iPad processors come in two types which are the Apple dual-core A5 and the 64-bit A7 with M7. The dual-core A5 powers the Mini’s entry level while the 64-bit A7 with M7 motion co-processors in the retina version or model. On the other side, the Sony device is designed with a quad-core Snapdragon 801 clocked at 2.5GHz which is faster on paper than iPad’s retina processor at 1.3GHz. However, the control of iPad’s hardware and operating systems, as well as the use of a complete 64-bit operating system on 64-bit hardware makes it unique. This means that, the Sony Mini Tablet will not outperform the iPad Mini Tablet.

Software Behind Both Mini Tablets

As it is known worldwide, the Sony tablet operates on Android KitKat with the interface of Sony’s over the top and the normal range of Sony’s media applications. The Z3 works with a PS4 Remote Play and a Dual-Shock controller. This makes it an exciting and an amazing experience. Apple runs on Apple OS or iOS.

Battery Strength Levels

The Z3 comes is designed with a huge 4500 mAh battery with claimed 13 hours of video playback and this sounds perfect for a complete HD display. IPad’s retina has reported to come designed with 6471 mAh and offers 10 hours of video playback.

Camera Strength of Mini Tablets

The camera for the Apple iPad mini is a 5 MP model with face detection and autofocus while Sony comes with an 8.1 MP back camera and a 2.2 MP front camera.

Price of Both Mini Tablets

You will find the iPad mini starting at £249 for the non-retina model and £319 for its retina models. There are other different prices you can find depending on the online store and other offers available.