Phone Comparison - Asus Padfone 2 A68 vs Sony Xperia Z2

Asus Padfone 2 A68
asus padfone 2 a68
Sony Xperia Z2
sony xperia z2
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general General Info

Manufacturer Asus Sony
Announced October 2012 February 2014
Status Available - December 2012 Available - April 2014
Colors Black Black, White, Purple
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 137.9 x 68.9 x 9 mm
(5.43 x 2.71 x 0.35 in)
146.8 x 73.3 x 8.2 mm
(5.78 x 2.89 x 0.32 in)
Weight 135 g (4.76 oz) 163 g (5.75 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 13(700), 17(700), 20(800)
LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900) - D6543
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features - IP58 Certified - Dust Proof and Water Resistant over 1 Meter and 30 Minutes

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.x (Ice Cream Sandwich) Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat), Planned upgrade to Android 5.1 Lollipop
Processor Quad-core 1.5 GHz Krait, Qualcomm APQ8064 Snapdragon [Similar] Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974AB Snapdragon 800 [Similar]
GPU Adreno 320 [Similar] Adreno 330 [Similar]
RAM 2 GB [Browse Similar] 3 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory N/A 16 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type Super IPS+ LCD capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Triluminos Display, X-Reality Engine
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.7 inches [Similar] 5.2 inches [Similar]
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi) [Similar] 1080 x 1920 pixels (424 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 64.29% 69.16%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 13 MP, 4032 x 3224 pixels [Similar] 20.7 MP, autofocus [Similar]
Flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection Auto focus, 1/2.3'' Sensor Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR, Panorama
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps, 720p@120fps, video stabilization, HDR
Front Camera Yes, 1.2 MP [Similar] Yes, 2.2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Class 10 (4+1/3+2 slots), 32 - 48 kbps Up to 107 kbps
Edge Class 10, 236.8 kbps Up to 296 kbps
3G DC-HSPA+; LTE HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB (MHL) v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 2 GB RAM 16 GB, 3 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 128 GB
USB OTG - Supported

Apps Sensors

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

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2140 mAh 3200 mAh
Stand by Up to 336 h Up to 690 h (2G)
Up to 740 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 16 h Up to 15 h (2G)
Up to 19 h (3G)