• Apple iPad mini Wi-Fi + Cellular vs Sony Xperia Tablet S 3G vs Sony Xperia Tablet Z Wi-Fi

Phone Comparison - Apple iPad mini Wi-Fi + Cellular vs Sony Xperia Tablet S 3G vs Sony Xperia Tablet Z Wi-Fi

general General Info

Manufacturer Apple Sony Sony
Announced October 2012 August 2012 February 2013
Status Available - November 2012 Available - October 2012 Available - May 2013
Colors Black/Slate, White/Silver Black/Silver Black, White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 200 x 134.7 x 7.2 mm (7.87 x 5.30 x 0.28 in)
(7.87 x 5.3 x 0.28 in (0.31 x 0.21 x 0.01 in))
239.8 x 174.4 x 8.8 mm
(9.44 x 6.87 x 0.35 in)
266 x 172 x 6.9 mm
(10.47 x 6.77 x 0.27 in)
Weight 312 g (11.01 oz) 585 g (20.64 oz) 495 g (17.46 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - A1454/ A1455
CDMA 800 / 1900 / 2100 - A1455
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 N/A
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - A1454/ A1455 HSDPA N/A
4G Network LTE 700 MHz Class 17 / 1700 / 2100 - A1454 - -
Messaging , Push Mail, EMail, IM , EMail, IM , EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS iOS 6 Android OS, v4.0.3 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Android OS, v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean), planned upgrade to v4.2 (Jelly Bean)
Processor Dual-core 1 GHz Cortex-A9, Apple A5 Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A9, Nvidia Tegra 3 Quad-core 1.5 GHz Krait, Qualcomm Snapdragon APQ8064
GPU PowerVR SGX543MP2 ULP GeForce Adreno 320
RAM 512 MB 1 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 16/32/64 GB storage 16/32/64 GB storage 16/32 GB
External Memory No SD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type LED-backlit IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen LED-backlit LCD, capacitive touchscreen LED-backlit LCD, capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 7.9 inches 9.4 inches 10.1 inches
Resolution 768 x 1024 pixels (162 ppi) 800 x 1280 pixels (161 ppi) 1200 x 1920 pixels (224 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 71.76% 60.94% 64.75%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio No No Stereo FM radio with RDS
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 5 MP, 2592x1944 pixels 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 8.1 MP, 3264x2448 pixels
Flash No No No
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, video stabilization Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps, HDR
Front Camera Yes, 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, [Similar] Yes, 1 MP, 720p video [Similar] Yes, 2.2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes No
Edge Yes Yes No
3G DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps, LTE, 100 Mbps; Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps HSDPA, HSUPA N/A
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR Yes, v3.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, v2.0 Yes, v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL)
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS (market dependant)
Browser HTML (Safari) HTML HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32/64 GB storage, 512 MB RAM 16/32/64 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No SD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 64 GB

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor not present proximity sensor not present proximity sensor not present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
NFC NFC not supported NFC not supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Po Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery
Capacity 16.3 Wh 6000 mAh 6000 mAh
Stand by - - Up to 890 h
Talk Time Up to 10 h Up to 12 h (multimedia) Up to 10 h (multimedia)