Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia S vs Apple iPad Air 2

Sony Xperia S
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Apple iPad Air 2
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general General Info

Manufacturer Sony Apple
Announced January 2012 October 2014
Status Available - Q1 2012 Available - October 2014
Price - Rs. 30,150 ($443.38) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Silver, Black Space Gray, Silver, Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 128 x 64 x 10.6 mm
(5.04 x 2.52 x 0.42 in)
240 x 169.5 x 6.1 mm
(9.45 x 6.67 x 0.24 in)
Weight 144 g (5.08 oz) 437 g / 444 g (15.41 oz / 15.66 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 2100 - LT26i
HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 - LT26a
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network - LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM , Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features - - Fingerprint sensor (Touch ID)

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v2.3 (Gingerbread), planned upgrade to v4.0 iOS 8.1
Processor Dual-core 1.5 GHz, Qualcomm MSM8260 Snapdragon [Similar] Dual-core 1.3 GHz Cyclone (ARM v8-based), Apple A8X [Similar]
GPU Adreno 220 [Similar] PowerVR G6430 (quad-core graphics) [Similar]
RAM 1 GB [Browse Similar] 1 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 16/32 GB 16/64/128 GB
External Memory No No

display Display

Type LED-backlit LCD, capacitive touchscreen LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.3 inches [Similar] 9.7 inches [Similar]
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (342 ppi) [Similar] 1536 x 2048 pixels (264 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 62.05% 71.58%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 12 MP, 4000x3000 pixels [Similar] 5 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels [Similar]
Flash LED flash No
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, 3D Sweep Panorama, Image Stabilization Auto focus, 1.12┬Ám Pixel Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, HDR (photo/panorama)
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, continuous autofocus, video light, video stabilizer 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 1.3 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar] 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, Face [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Up to 86 kbps Yes
Edge Up to 237 kbps Yes
3G HSDPA, 14.4 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps, LTE, 150 Mbps; EV-DO Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v2.1 with A2DP, EDR v4.0, A2DP, EDR
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0, HS, USB On-the-go support v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5, Adobe Flash HTML5 (Safari)

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32 GB, 1 GB RAM 16/64/128 GB, 1 GB RAM DDR3
Expandable Storage No No
USB OTG Supported -

Apps Sensors

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

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Non-removable Li-Po Battery (32.4 Wh)
Capacity 1750 mAh 8600 mAh
Stand by Up to 450 h (2G)
Up to 420 h (3G)
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Talk Time Up to 7 h 30 min (2G)
Up to 8 h 30 min (3G)
Up to 10 h (multimedia)