Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia Tablet S vs Apple iPad Air 2

Sony Xperia Tablet S
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Apple iPad Air 2
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general General Info

Manufacturer Sony Apple
Announced August 2012 October 2014
Status Available - September 2012 Available - October 2014
Price - Rs. 30,150 ($443.38) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black Space Gray, Silver, Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 239.8 x 174.4 x 8.8 mm
(9.44 x 6.87 x 0.35 in)
240 x 169.5 x 6.1 mm
(9.45 x 6.67 x 0.24 in)
Weight 570 g (20.11 oz) 437 g / 444 g (15.41 oz / 15.66 oz)
2G Network N/A GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
3G Network N/A HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network - LTE
Messaging , EMail, IM , Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features - - Fingerprint sensor (Touch ID)

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) iOS 8.1
Processor Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A9, Nvidia Tegra 3 [Similar] Dual-core 1.3 GHz Cyclone (ARM v8-based), Apple A8X [Similar]
GPU ULP GeForce [Similar] PowerVR G6430 (quad-core graphics) [Similar]
RAM 1 GB [Browse Similar] 1 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 16/32/64 GB storage 16/64/128 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB No

display Display

Type Capacitive touchscreen LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 9.4 inches [Similar] 9.7 inches [Similar]
Resolution 800 x 1280 pixels (161 ppi) [Similar] 1536 x 2048 pixels (264 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 60.94% 71.58%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes
Radio No No
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels [Similar] 5 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels [Similar]
Flash No No
Features Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection Auto focus, 1.12┬Ám Pixel Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, HDR (photo/panorama)
Video Yes, 720p@30fps 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 1 MP [Similar] 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, Face [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS No Yes
Edge No Yes
3G No 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 v4.0, A2DP, EDR
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 v2.0
GPS Yes Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML, Adobe Flash HTML5 (Safari)

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32/64 GB storage, 1GB RAM 16/64/128 GB, 1 GB RAM DDR3
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB No

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor not 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 6000 mAh 8600 mAh
Stand by - -
Talk Time Up to 12 h Up to 10 h (multimedia)