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Dell Venue 8 (3G 32GB) vs Sony Xperia Tablet Z (LTE)

Side by side comparison between Dell Venue 8 vs Sony Xperia Tablet Z tablets, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Sony Xperia Tablet Z X Dell Venue 8 (3G 32GB) 05Points
8"
IPS

800x1280

5
MP

2mp

2GB
RAM

Dual-core

4100
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
19Points Sony Xperia Tablet Z (LTE) Compare Dell Venue 8 X
10.1"
LED

1200x1920

8
MP

2.1mp

2GB
RAM

Quad-core

6000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better tablet? Sony Xperia Tablet Z (LTE)

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Venue 8 (3G 32GB)} 5 Advantages Dell Venue 8 (3G 32GB) vs Xperia Tablet Z (LTE)} 19 Advantages Sony Xperia Tablet Z (LTE)
+2GHz 32bit Dual-core9%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.5GHz 32bit Quad-core
+32GB167%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs16GB (12GB available)
+292 grams (10.22 ounces)70%
Lighter
vs495 grams (17.33 ounces)
+TFT IPS LCDAdvantage
TFT IPS LCD display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT LED-Backlit LCD
+Proximity sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
Until 32GB microSD, microSDXCvs+Until 64GB microSD, microSDXC100%
More external storage for files using memory cards
9.8 millimeters (0.39 inches)vs+6.9 millimeters (0.27 inches)42%
Thinner
800x1280 pixelsvs+1200x1920 pixels125%
Higher resolution screen
189 PPIvs+224 PPI19%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
8"vs+10.1"26%
Larger screen
(back) 5MPvs+(back) 8MP59%
Higher resolution main camera
(front) 2MPvs+(front) 2.1MP8%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
HD (1280x720)vs+Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
(front) VGA (640x480)vs+(front) Full HD (1920x1080)6 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
Android 4.2.2 Jelly Beanvs+Android 5.1.1 LollipopAdvantage
Android 5.1.1 Lollipop is newer and safer
3G+ HSPA+vs+4G LTEAdvantage
The 4G LTE network is newer and faster
(3G+ HSPA+) 21 Mbpsvs+(4G LTE) 100 Mbps4 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
4100 mAhvs+6000 mAh46%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
Not supportedvs+FM (RDS)Advantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
Not supportedvs+Micro-B USB MHLAdvantage
The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cable
Not supportedvs+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
Not supportedvs+Scratch-resistant glassAdvantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
Not supportedvs+Waterproof (IP?)Advantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

16 Common items in both devices
2GB LPDDR2
16 million
Only digital zoom
Autofocus
Capacitive
Multitouch
Accelerometer
+9 specs and more in the table below

Check the comparison table below for more items that are not evaluated in comparison score above.

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📱 Model features

Dell Venue 8 (3G 32GB)Sony Xperia Tablet Z (LTE)
ModelVenue 8 (3G 32GB)Xperia Tablet Z (LTE)
Other model namesTablet Dell Venue 8 3G, New Venue 8 3GSony Xperia Z Tablet 4G SGP321, SGP351, Sony Pollux Gina
Country or region availablefeature not registeredfeature not registered
BrandDellSony
Release date10/1/20134/8/2013
Depth9.8 millimeters (0.39 inches)6.9 millimeters (0.27 inches)
Size (width x height)130 x 212 millimeters (5.12 x 8.35 in)172 x 266 millimeters (6.77 x 10.47 in)
Weight292 grams (10.22 ounces)495 grams (17.33 ounces)
Build, materialsfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedWaterproof (IP?)

📲 Display

Dell Venue 8 (3G 32GB)Sony Xperia Tablet Z (LTE)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDTFT LED-Backlit LCD
Screen size8" inches10.1" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~67.3% (screen-to-body ratio)~64.7% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution800x1280 pixels1200x1920 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)189 PPI224 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedScratch-resistant glass
Refresh ratefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered

🤖 Operating System

Dell Venue 8 (3G 32GB)Sony Xperia Tablet Z (LTE)
System versionAndroid 4.2.2 Jelly BeanAndroid 4.1.2 Jelly Bean
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 5.1.1 Lollipop
User Interfacefeature not registeredfeature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Dell Venue 8 (3G 32GB)Sony Xperia Tablet Z (LTE)
Chipset32bit: Intel Atom Z258032bit: Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064
CPUDual-core, 1 processor:
2x 2GHz Atom (Dual-core)
Quad-core, 1 processor:
4x 1.5GHz Krait (Quad-core)
GPU graphical controllerfeature not registeredQualcomm Adreno 320
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredfeature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Dell Venue 8 (3G 32GB)Sony Xperia Tablet Z (LTE)
RAM memory2GB LPDDR22GB LPDDR2
Internal storage32GB16GB (12GB available)
External storageUntil 32GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 64GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)

📶 Mobile networks

Dell Venue 8 (3G 32GB)Sony Xperia Tablet Z (LTE)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF)
Maximum Download / Upload21/5.76 Mbps100/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bands Expand band details Collapse details
GSM MHz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 900/2100UMTS SGP321: 850/900/2100 - SGP351: 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkNot supportedSGP321: LTE Cat3 800/850/900/1800/2100/2600 (Bands 1,3,5,7,8,20)
SGP351: LTE Cat3 1700/2100 (Bands 4)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+GPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported

📷 Camera

Dell Venue 8 (3G 32GB)Sony Xperia Tablet Z (LTE)
Back camera (main camera)5 megapixels8 megapixels
Main camera resolution2592x1944 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (primary)HD (1280x720)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusAutofocusAutofocus
Touch focusfeature not registeredSupported
Image stabilizationfeature not registeredfeature not registered
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorfeature not registeredSupported
HDRfeature not registeredHDR photo/video only main camera
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Dell Venue 8 (3G 32GB)Sony Xperia Tablet Z (LTE)
Front camera (secondary)2 megapixels2.1 megapixels
Front camera resolution1600x1200 pixels1920x1080 pixels
Video recording (secondary)VGA (640x480)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Dell Venue 8 (3G 32GB)Sony Xperia Tablet Z (LTE)
LoudspeakerSupportedSupported
Active noise cancellationfeature not registeredNot supported
RadioNot supportedFM (RDS)
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263MP4, DivX, XviD, H.264, H.263, WMV, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+MP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Dell Venue 8 (3G 32GB)Sony Xperia Tablet Z (LTE)
USBMicroUSB 2.0MicroUSB 2.0
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputNot supportedMicro-B USB MHL
Bluetooth4.0 + A2DP4.0 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 b/g/n [wifi4] (2.4GHz)802.11 a/b/g/n [wifi4] (2.4GHz, 5GHz)
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNAfeature not registeredSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTaggingA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
NFCNot supportedSupported
Infrared portfeature not registeredSupported

🧭 Sensors

Dell Venue 8 (3G 32GB)Sony Xperia Tablet Z (LTE)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient light sensor
Compass
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient light sensor
Compass
Gyroscope
Vibrating alertSupportedNot supported

🔋 Battery

Dell Venue 8 (3G 32GB)Sony Xperia Tablet Z (LTE)
Battery typeLi-Ion: lithium-ion (Non removable)LiPo: li-ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity4100 mAh6000 mAh
Charger, wattsWired chargingWired charging
Inductive / wireless chargingfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered10 hours
Standbyfeature not registered1270 hours (52.9 days)

➕ Other features

Dell Venue 8 (3G 32GB)Sony Xperia Tablet Z (LTE)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice recorder
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Hands-free callingSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
Miscellaneous• Colors: Black, Red
• Dell Stage UI
• 10-finger multi-touch
• PocketCloud 2.0
• WiFi hotspot
• Netgear Push2TV wireless display TV adapter (optional)
• Java framework
• Colors: Black, White
• Sony Mobile Bravia Engine 2
• USB On-The-Go 1.3
• 3D surround sound
• Sony ClearAudio+
• IP57 certified: dust proof and water resistant
• Java framework

☢️ Radiation rate

Dell Venue 8 (3G 32GB)Sony Xperia Tablet Z (LTE)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered1.69W/kg (body)
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