• Apple iPad mini 2 Retina Display vs Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet Wi-Fi vs Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact

Phone Comparison - Apple iPad mini 2 Retina Display vs Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet Wi-Fi vs Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact

general General Info

Manufacturer Apple Sony Sony
Announced October 2013 February 2014 September 2014
Status Available - November 2013 Available - March 2014 Available - November 2014
Colors Space Gray, Silver Black, White Black, White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 200 x 134.7 x 7.5 mm
(7.87 x 5.3 x 0.3 in)
266 x 172 x 6.4 mm
(10.47 x 6.77 x 0.25 in)
213.4 x 123.6 x 6.4 mm
(8.4 x 4.87 x 0.25 in)
Weight 331 g / 341 g (11.68 oz / 12.03 oz) 426 g (15.03 oz) 270 g (9.52 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
N/A GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - D6502, D6503, D6543
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 N/A HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - D6502, D6503, D6543
4G Network LTE- all models - LTE 700/800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600 - D6503
Messaging , Push Mail, EMail, IM , EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features - - IP68 Certified - Dust Tight and Water Resistant over 1 Meter and 30 Minutes

hardware Hardware and OS

OS iOS 7.0.2 Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat) Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat)
Processor Dual-core 1.3 GHz Cyclone (ARM v8-based), Apple A7 Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm APQ8074AB Snapdragon 801 Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974AB Snapdragon 801
GPU PowerVR G6430 (quad-core graphics) Adreno 330 Adreno 330
RAM N/A 3 GB 3 GB
Internal Memory 16/32/64/128 GB storage 16/32 GB 16 GB
External Memory No microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type LED-backlit IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen TFT capacitive touchscreen TFT LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Triluminos display, X-Reality Engine
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 7.9 inches 10.1 inches 8.0 inches
Resolution 1536 x 2048 pixels (324 ppi) 1200 x 1920 pixels (224 ppi) 1200 x 1920 pixels (283 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 71.76% 64.75% 70.37%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 5 MP, 2592x1944 pixels 8.1 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 8.1 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels
Flash No No No
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, HDR, Panorama Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR, Panorama
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, video stabilization Yes, 1080p@30fps, HDR 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, [Similar] Yes, 2.2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] 2.2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes No Up to 107 kbps
Edge Yes No Up to 296 kbps
3G DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps, LTE, 100 Mbps; EV-DO Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps No HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR Yes, v4.0 with A2DP v4.0, A2DP, LE, apt-X
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Direct, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL 3) microUSB v2.0 (MHL 3), USB On-the-go, USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML (Safari) HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32/64/128 GB storage 16/32 GB, 3 GB RAM 16 GB, 3 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 128 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 supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Po battery (23.8 Wh) Non-removable Li-Po Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity - 6000 mAh 4500 mAh
Stand by - Up to 1420 h Up to 1100 h (2G)
Up to 1300 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 10 h (multimedia) Up to 13 h (multimedia) Up to 19 h (2G)
Up to 23 h (3G)