• Apple iPad 4 Wi-Fi vs Sony Xperia Tablet Z Wi-Fi vs Microsoft Surface 2

Phone Comparison - Apple iPad 4 Wi-Fi vs Sony Xperia Tablet Z Wi-Fi vs Microsoft Surface 2

general General Info

Manufacturer Apple Sony Microsoft
Announced October 2012 February 2013 September 2013
Status Available - November 2012 Available - May 2013 Available - October 2013
Colors Black, White Black, White Dark Titanium
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 241.2 x 185.7 x 9.4 mm
(9.5 x 7.31 x 0.37 in)
266 x 172 x 6.9 mm
(10.47 x 6.77 x 0.27 in)
274.6 x 172.5 x 8.9 mm
(10.81 x 6.79 x 0.35 in)
Weight 652 g (23 oz) 495 g (17.46 oz) 675.9 g (23.81.0.32 oz)
2G Network N/A N/A No
3G Network N/A N/A No
Messaging , Push Mail, EMail, IM , EMail, IM , Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS iOS 6 Android OS, v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean), planned upgrade to v4.2 (Jelly Bean) Microsoft Windows 8.1 RT
Processor Dual-core 1.4 GHz, Apple A6X Quad-core 1.5 GHz Krait, Qualcomm Snapdragon APQ8064 Quad-core 1.7 GHz Cortex-A15, Nvidia Tegra 4 T40
GPU PowerVR SGX554MP4 (quad-core graphics) Adreno 320 ULP GeForce (72 cores)
RAM 1 GB 2 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 16/32/64 GB storage 16/32 GB 32/64 GB storage
External Memory No microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen LED-backlit LCD, capacitive touchscreen TFT capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 9.7 inches 10.1 inches 10.6 inches
Resolution 1536 x 2048 pixels (264 ppi) 1200 x 1920 pixels (224 ppi) 1920 x 1080 pixels (208 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 65.01% 64.75% 65.28%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 5 MP, 2592 x 1944 pixels 8.1 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 5 MP, 2592х1936 pixels
Flash No No LED flash
Features Auto focus, Touch Focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, video stabilization Yes, 1080p@30fps, HDR Yes, 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, [Similar] Yes, 2.2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] Yes, 3.5 MP, 1080p@30fps videos [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS No No No
Edge No No No
3G N/A N/A 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 Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, dual-band
USB Yes, v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL) Yes, USB v3.0, USB Host support
GPS No Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS (market dependant) Yes
Browser HTML (Safari) HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32/64 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM 32/64 GB storage, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB
USB OTG - - Supported

Apps Sensors

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

battery Battery

Type Non-removable, Li-Po Battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery Non-removable Li-Ion battery
Capacity 11,560 mAh 6000 mAh -
Stand by Up to 720 h Up to 890 h -
Talk Time Up to 10 h Up to 10 h (multimedia) -