Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia Z vs Apple iPad Air vs Apple iPhone 6

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general General Info

Manufacturer Sony Apple Apple
Announced January 2013 October 2013 September 2014
Status Released - February 2013 Available - November 2013 Available - September 2014
Colors Black, White, Purple Space Gray, Silver Space Gray, White/Silver, Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 139 x 71 x 7.9 mm
(5.47 x 2.8 x 0.31 in)
240 x 169.5 x 7.5 mm
(9.45 x 6.67 x 0.3 in)
137.5 x 67 x 7.1 mm
(5.41 x 2.64 x 0.28 in)
Weight 146 g (5.15 oz) 469 g / 478 g (16.54 oz / 16.86 oz) 113 g (3.99 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - C6602, C6603 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - all models
CDMA 800 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 - C6603
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - C6602
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 - C6603 LTE- all models LTE - all models
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM , Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features - - 500 dpi Pixel Density Fingerprint Sensor (Touch ID)
Shatter proof glass, oleophobic coating

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean), planned upgrade to v4.2.0 iOS 7.0.2 iOS 8, Upgradable to iOS 10
Processor Quad-core 1.5 GHz Krait, Qualcomm MDM9215M / APQ8064 Dual-core 1.3 GHz Cyclone (ARM v8-based), Apple A7 Dual-core 1.4 GHz, Apple A8
GPU Adreno 320 PowerVR G6430 (quad-core graphics) PowerVR GX6450
RAM 2 GB N/A 1 GB
Internal Memory 16 GB 16/32/64/128 GB storage 16/64/128 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB No No

display Display

Type Capacitive touchscreen LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen LED-backlit IPS LCD, Capacitive Touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.0 inches 9.7 inches 4.7 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi) 1536 x 2048 pixels (264 ppi) 750 x 1334 pixels (326 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 69.70% 71.58% 65.93%
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 13 MP, 4128x3096 pixels 5 MP, 2592 x 1944 pixels 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels
Flash LED flash No Dual-LED Flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Image Stabilization Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR Auto focus, 1.5┬Ám pixel size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face and smile detection, panorama, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, continuous autofocus, video light, video stabilizer Yes, 1080p@30fps, video stabilization Yes, 1080p@60fps, video stabilization
Front Camera Yes, 2.2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] Yes, 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, [Similar] 1.2 MP, 720p [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Up to 107 kbps Yes Yes
Edge Up to 296 kbps Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps, LTE, 100 Mbps; EV-DO Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat6, 300 Mbps DL; EV-DO Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, 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/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, v2.0 Yes, v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML (Safari) HTML (Safari)

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 16/32/64/128 GB storage 16/64/128 GB, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB No No

Apps Sensors

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

battery Battery

Type Non-removable, Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Po battery (32.4 Wh) Non-removable Li-Po battery
Capacity 2330 mAh - 1810 mAh
Stand by Up to 550 h (2G)
Up to 530 h (3G)
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Talk Time Up to 11 h (2G)
Up to 14 h (3G)
Up to 10 h (multimedia) Up to 14 h