Apple iPad Air 2 Vs Sony Xperia Z2 Vs HTC Google Nexus 9 Tablets

Apple iPad Air 2 Vs Sony Xperia Z2 Vs HTC Google Nexus 9 Tablets

Apple launched iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3 tablets last week and these will be made available in select countries in a couple of days.  iPad Air 2 tablet will compete with Nexus 9 Tablet and Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet when launched into the market.

Apple iPad Air 2 comes with 9.7 inch display and the Google Nexus 9 sports 8.9 inch display.  Though there is slight difference between the screen sizes, both come with same resolution of 2048 x 1536 pixels.  Pixel density of Google Nexus 9 is 288 ppi and that of iPad Air 2 is 264 ppi.  Display screen type both the tablet is IPS LCD. Sony Xperia Z2 comes with 10.1 inch display. Display resolution is 1920 x 1200 pixels and pixel density is 224 ppi.  Thus pixel density of Google Nexus 9 is the best.

iPad Air 2 weighs 437 grams and the thickness is 6.1 mm.  Xperia Z2 weighs 426 grams and is 6.4 mm thick.  Nexus 9 is 7.9 mm thick and weighs 425 grams.  Coming to camera features, all the three tablets have an 8 megapixel camera at rear.  iPad Air 2 has 1.2 megapixel camera at front, Nexus 9 features 1.6 megapixel camera and Xperia Z2 sports 2.2 megapixel camera at front.  We can’t compare the performance of the tablet now as iPad Air 2’s processor clock speed is not yet known.

Google Nexus 9 runs on Android 5.0 Lime pie operating system, Apple iPad Air 2 runs on iOS 8.1 operating system and Sony Xperia Z2 comes loaded with Android 4.4 Kitkat operating system. Internal storage of Google Nexus 9 and Sony Xperia Z2 is 16 GB and that of Apple iPad Air 2 is 128 GB.  there is no word on expansion of memory of iPad Air 2 but Xperia Z2 supports micro SD for expansion of memory up to 64 GB.  Battery capacity of Google Nexus 9 is 6700 mAh.  iPad Air 2 comes with 7340 mAh and the battery under the hood of Xperia Z2 is 6000 mAh.

Apple iPad Air 2 price starts from $499 and the Xperia Z2 is available starting from $499.  Nexus 9 is priced $399.