• Sony Xperia Tablet Z Wi-Fi vs Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 3G vs Microsoft Surface 2

Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia Tablet Z Wi-Fi vs Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 3G vs Microsoft Surface 2

general General Info

Manufacturer Sony Samsung Microsoft
Announced February 2013 April 2013 September 2013
Status Available - May 2013 Coming Soon - Q2 2013 Available - October 2013
Colors Black, White White Dark Titanium
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 266 x 172 x 6.9 mm
(10.47 x 6.77 x 0.27 in)
111.1 x 188.0 x 9.9 mm
(4.37 x 7.4 x 0.39 in)
274.6 x 172.5 x 8.9 mm
(10.81 x 6.79 x 0.35 in)
Weight 495 g (17.46 oz) 306 g (10.79 oz) 675.9 g (23.81.0.32 oz)
2G Network N/A GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 No
3G Network N/A HSDPA 900 / 2100 No
Messaging , EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM , Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean), planned upgrade to v4.2 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.1 (Jelly Bean) Microsoft Windows 8.1 RT
Processor Quad-core 1.5 GHz Krait, Qualcomm Snapdragon APQ8064 Dual-core 1.2 GHz Quad-core 1.7 GHz Cortex-A15, Nvidia Tegra 4 T40
GPU Adreno 320 - ULP GeForce (72 cores)
RAM 2 GB 1 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 16/32 GB 8/16 GB storage 32/64 GB storage
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type LED-backlit LCD, capacitive touchscreen PLS LCD capacitive touchscreen TFT capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 10.1 inches 7.0 inches 10.6 inches
Resolution 1200 x 1920 pixels (224 ppi) 600 x 1024 pixels (170 ppi) 1920 x 1080 pixels (208 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 64.75% 65.67% 65.28%
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 8.1 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 3.0 MP, 2048x1536 pixels 5 MP, 2592х1936 pixels
Flash No No LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, HDR Geo-tagging, Smile Detection Auto focus, Geo-tagging
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, HDR Yes, 720p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 2.2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] Yes, 1.3 MP [Similar] Yes, 3.5 MP, 1080p@30fps videos [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS No Yes No
Edge No Yes No
3G N/A HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps No
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v3.0 Yes, v4.0 with A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot, WiFi Channel Bonding, WiFi Direct Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, dual-band
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL) Yes, v2.0, USB On-the-go Yes, USB v3.0, USB Host support
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS (market dependant) Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes
Browser HTML5 HTML5, Adobe Flash HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM 8/16 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 32/64 GB storage, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB
USB OTG - Supported Supported

Apps Sensors

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

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Po Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion battery
Capacity 6000 mAh 4000 mAh -
Stand by Up to 890 h - -
Talk Time Up to 10 h (multimedia) - -