Exceptional Smartphone, or Decent Phone and a 2013 Nexus 7 tablet

Hello People,

I'm looking to receive your good advice again. My main issue is budget. I need to limit myself to about $800 worth of devices in local currency (70k Kenyan).

I can't seem to decide between buying one of this year's flagship smartphones (Xperia Z2/ One M8) or take a step back and buy an Xperia Z1 and a Nexus 7 tablet.

P.S: No mobile contracts here so I have to fork the full amounts for my devices.

  • I mainly use my current android for: web browsing and
  • reading articles saved on Pocket.
  • I'm also a heavy music listener on the go and play lots of Minecraft PE.

I have an Ipad 3 but have decided to stick to Android, so no Apple recommendations folks (I still love my 2013 MBP Retina!).

Please focus on the phone vs phone and tablet issue, considering my mentioned uses.

I'm looking to hear from you! (Trolls are welcome..lol)