• Sony Xperia ion HSPA vs Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Plus 10.1 P8220 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8.0

Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia ion HSPA vs Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Plus 10.1 P8220 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8.0

general General Info

Manufacturer Sony Samsung Samsung
Announced April 2012 Not officially announced yet June 2013
Status Available - June 2012 Rumored - Q3 2013 Available - July 2013
Colors Black, Red Silver White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 133 x 68 x 10.8 mm
(5.24 x 2.68 x 0.43 in)
- 209.8 x 123.8 x 7.4 mm
(8.26 x 4.87 x 0.29 in)
Weight 144 g (5.08 oz) - 314 g (11.08 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network - LTE LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v2.3 (Gingerbread), planned upgrade to v4.1 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.2 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)
Processor Dual-core 1.5 GHz, Qualcomm MSM8260 Snapdragon Quad-core Dual-core 1.5 GHz, Exynos 4212
GPU Adreno 220 - Mali-400MP
RAM 1 GB 2 GB 1.5 GB
Internal Memory 13.2 GB (12.9 GB user-available memory) 16/32/64 GB storage 8/16 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type LED-backlit LCD, capacitive touchscreen Capacitive touchscreen Capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.55 inches 10.1 inches 8.0 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (323 ppi) 2560 x 1600 pixels (299 ppi) 800 x 1280 pixels (189 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 63.02% - 71.21%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 12 MP, 4000x3000 pixels Yes, 5 MP, 2592х1944 pixels
Flash LED flash No LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, 3D Sweep Panorama, Image Stabilization Geo-tagging Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, continuous autofocus, video light, video stabilizer Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 720p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 1.3 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar] Yes [Similar] Yes, 1.3 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Up to 86 kbps Yes Yes
Edge Up to 237 kbps Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSPA+, LTE HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL
Bluetooth Yes, v2.1 with A2DP, EDR Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0, USB Host Yes, v2.0, USB Host Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support
Browser HTML5, Adobe Flash HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 13.2 GB (12.9 GB user-available memory), 1 GB RAM 16/32/64 GB storage, 2 GB RAM 8/16 GB, 1.5 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB
USB OTG Supported Supported Supported

Apps Sensors

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

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Po battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1900 mAh - 4450 mAh
Stand by Up to 400 h (2G)
Up to 350 h (3G)
- -
Talk Time Up to 10 h (2G)
Up to 4 h (3G)
- Up to 11 h