Apple iPad mini 4 vs Sony Xperia XZ

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Display

Display size

7.9 inches
5.2 inches

Resolution

1536 x 2048 pixels
1080 x 1920 pixels

Pixel density

324 ppi
424 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

70.65 %
71.00 %

Features

Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

8 megapixels
23 megapixels

Hardware Features

Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Laser and Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.4; Pixel size: 1.1 μm
Aperture size: F2.0; Focal length: 24 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.3"

Flash

 
LED

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (120 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps)

Features

Time-lapse video, Digital image stabilization, Video calling
Time-lapse video, Object tracking, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

1.2 megapixels
13 megapixels

Features

 
Wide Angle

Design

Dimensions

8 x 5.3 x 0.24 inches (203.2 x 134.6 x 6.1 mm)
5.75 x 2.83 x 0.32 inches (146 x 72 x 8.1 mm)

Weight

10.72 oz (304 g)
the average is 20.4 oz (582 g)
5.68 oz (161 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

Back: Aluminum
Back: Aluminum

Resistance

 
Water, Dust

IP certified

 
IP 68

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Colors

Gold, Gray
Black, Gray, Pink, Blue

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Apple A8 APL1011
Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996

Processor

Dual-core, 1500 MHz, Typhoon, 64-bit, 20 nm
Quad-core, 2150 MHz, Kryo, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

PowerVR Series 6XT GX6450
Adreno 530

RAM

2 GB
3 GB

Internal storage

128 GB
32 GB

Maximum User Storage

 
21.5 GB

Storage expansion

 
up to 256 GB

OS

iOS (12.x, 11.x, 10.x, 9.x)
Android (8.0 Oreo, 7.1 Nougat, 7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow)

Battery

Capacity

5124 mAh
2900 mAh

Charging

 
Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0

Talk time

 
11.70 hours
the average is 23 h (1379 min)

Stand-by time

 
25.0 days (600 hours)
the average is 21 days (498 h)

Talk time (3G)

 
17.50 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)

Stand-by time (3G)

 
25.4 days (610 hours)
the average is 26 days (636 h)

Stand-by time (4G)

 
24.6 days (590 hours)
the average is 26 days (627 h)

Music playback

 
78.00 hours

Video playback

 
11.00 hours

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 19, 20, 26, 28, 29

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38, 39, 40, 41
Bands 38, 39, 40, 41

UMTS

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
800, 850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

GSM

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

CDMA

800, 1900 MHz
 

Data

LTE, HSPA, UMTS
LTE-A Cat 9 (450/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Connectivity

Bluetooth

4.2
4.2

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band

USB

Yes
USB 2.0

Connector

Lightning
USB Type-C (reversible)

Features

Mass storage device
Mass storage device, USB charging

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, BeiDou

Other

Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, AirDrop
NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer, Step detector, Step counter

Notifications

Flight mode, Silent mode
Haptic feedback

Other features

Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD

Multimedia

Screen mirroring

TV-out
DLNA, Wireless screen share

Speakers

Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Headphones connector

3.5mm
3.5mm

Additional microphone(s)

Yes
for Noise cancellation

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

 
Feb 14, 2017

 
FCC ID value: PY7-29752M link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

 
0.53 W/kg

Body

 
0.35 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

 
1.47 W/kg

Wireless Router

 
0.80 W/kg

Shopping information

MSRP price

$ 529
 
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