Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact vs Apple iPad Air 2

Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact
sony xperia z3 tablet compact
Apple iPad Air 2
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general General Info

Manufacturer Sony Apple
Announced September 2014 October 2014
Status Available - November 2014 Available - October 2014
Price - Rs. 30,150 ($443.38) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, White Space Gray, Silver, Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 213.4 x 123.6 x 6.4 mm
(8.4 x 4.87 x 0.25 in)
240 x 169.5 x 6.1 mm
(9.45 x 6.67 x 0.24 in)
Weight 270 g (9.52 oz) 437 g / 444 g (15.41 oz / 15.66 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - D6502, D6503, D6543 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - D6502, D6503, D6543 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 700/800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600 - D6503 LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM , Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features IP68 Certified - Dust Tight and Water Resistant over 1 Meter and 30 Minutes - Fingerprint sensor (Touch ID)

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat) iOS 8.1
Processor Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974AB Snapdragon 801 [Similar] Dual-core 1.3 GHz Cyclone (ARM v8-based), Apple A8X [Similar]
GPU Adreno 330 [Similar] PowerVR G6430 (quad-core graphics) [Similar]
RAM 3 GB [Browse Similar] 1 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 16 GB 16/64/128 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 128 GB No

display Display

Type TFT LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Triluminos display, X-Reality Engine LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 8.0 inches [Similar] 9.7 inches [Similar]
Resolution 1200 x 1920 pixels (283 ppi) 1536 x 2048 pixels (264 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 70.37% 71.58%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8.1 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels [Similar] 5 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels [Similar]
Flash No No
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR, Panorama Auto focus, 1.12┬Ám Pixel Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, HDR (photo/panorama)
Video 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps
Front Camera 2.2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, Face [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Up to 107 kbps Yes
Edge Up to 296 kbps Yes
3G HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps, LTE, 150 Mbps; EV-DO Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps
Bluetooth v4.0, A2DP, LE, apt-X v4.0, A2DP, EDR
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB microUSB v2.0 (MHL 3), USB On-the-go, USB Host v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 (Safari)

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB, 3 GB RAM 16/64/128 GB, 1 GB RAM DDR3
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 128 GB No
USB OTG Supported -

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 supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery (32.4 Wh)
Capacity 4500 mAh 8600 mAh
Stand by Up to 1100 h (2G)
Up to 1300 h (3G)
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Talk Time Up to 19 h (2G)
Up to 23 h (3G)
Up to 10 h (multimedia)