• Sony Xperia Tablet Z Wi-Fi vs Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 vs Microsoft Surface 2

Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia Tablet Z Wi-Fi vs Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 vs Microsoft Surface 2

general General Info

Manufacturer Sony Samsung Microsoft
Announced February 2013 June 2013 September 2013
Status Available - May 2013 Available - July 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)
209.8 x 123.8 x 7.4 mm
(8.26 x 4.87 x 0.29 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) 314 g (11.08 oz) 675.9 g (23.81.0.32 oz)
2G Network N/A GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 No
3G Network N/A HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 No
4G Network - LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 -
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, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) Microsoft Windows 8.1 RT
Processor Quad-core 1.5 GHz Krait, Qualcomm Snapdragon APQ8064 Dual-core 1.5 GHz, Exynos 4212 Quad-core 1.7 GHz Cortex-A15, Nvidia Tegra 4 T40
GPU Adreno 320 Mali-400MP ULP GeForce (72 cores)
RAM 2 GB 1.5 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 16/32 GB 8/16 GB 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 Capacitive touchscreen TFT capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 10.1 inches 8.0 inches 10.6 inches
Resolution 1200 x 1920 pixels (224 ppi) 800 x 1280 pixels (189 ppi) 1920 x 1080 pixels (208 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 64.75% 71.21% 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 5 MP, 2592х1944 pixels 5 MP, 2592х1936 pixels
Flash No LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face 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, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL No
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP 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, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, dual-band
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL) Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB Host Yes, USB v3.0, USB Host support
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS (market dependant) Yes, with A-GPS support Yes
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM 8/16 GB, 1.5 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 4450 mAh -
Stand by Up to 890 h - -
Talk Time Up to 10 h (multimedia) Up to 11 h -