Sony Xperia 5 II vs Apple iPad Pro 11-inch (2021) vs Apple iPad Pro 12.9-inch (2021)

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Comparison mode:

Display

Size:

6.1 inches
11.0 inches
12.9 inches

Resolution:

2520 x 1080 pixels, 21:9 ratio, 449 PPI
2388 x 1688 pixels, 266 PPI
2732 x 2048 pixels, 4:3 ratio, 265 PPI

Technology:

OLED
IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body:

80.82 %
85.43 %
85.43 %

Peak brightness:

600 cd/m2 (nit)
1600 cd/m2 (nit)

Features:

120Hz refresh rate, HDR support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
120Hz refresh rate, Oleophobic coating, Ambient light sensor
120Hz refresh rate, HDR support, Oleophobic coating, Ambient light sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SM8250
Apple M1
Apple M1

Processor:

Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 585, 64-bit, 7 nm
Octa-core, 3100 MHz, 5 nm
Octa-core, 3100 MHz, 5 nm

GPU:

Adreno 650
Apple 8-core GPU
Apple 8-core GPU

RAM:

8GB LPDDR5
8GB
8GB

Internal storage:

128GB (UFS)
128GB, not expandable
128GB, not expandable

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 1000 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Tablet
Tablet

OS:

Android (10)
iPadOS (14.x)
iPadOS (14.x)

Battery

Capacity:

4000 mAh
7540 mAh
10758 mAh

Type:

Not user replaceable
Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable

Battery life test results:

Charging:

USB Power Delivery

Camera

Rear:

Triple camera
Triple camera
Triple camera

Main camera:

12 MP (OIS, PDAF)
12 MP (PDAF)
12 MP (PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 24 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.7"
Aperture size: F1.8
Aperture size: F1.8

Second camera:

12 MP (Telephoto, OIS, PDAF)
10 MP (Ultra-wide)
10 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications:

Optical zoom: 3.0x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 70 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm
Optical zoom: 2.0x; Aperture size: F2.4
Optical zoom: 2.0x; Aperture size: F2.4

Third camera:

12 MP (Ultra-wide, PDAF)
ToF 3D depth sensing (Depth information)
ToF 3D depth sensing (Depth information)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 16 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"

Video recording:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (120 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (30 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (30 fps)

Features:

OIS, HDR, Time-lapse video, EIS
Time-lapse video
Time-lapse video

Front:

8 MP (EIS, HDR)
12 MP (Wide Angle, HDR)
12 MP (EIS, Wide Angle, HDR)

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Dimensions:

6.22 x 2.68 x 0.31 inches (158 x 68 x 8 mm)
9.75 x 7.03 x 0.23 inches (247.6 x 178.5 x 5.9 mm)
11.05 x 8.46 x 0.25 inches (280.6 x 214.9 x 6.4 mm)

Weight:

5.75 oz (163.0 g)
16.44 oz (466.0 g)
24.06 oz (682.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6); Frame: Aluminum
Back: Aluminum; Frame: Aluminum
Back: Aluminum; Frame: Aluminum

Materials & Colors:

Silver, Space Gray
Silver, Space Gray

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP65/68

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)
3D Face unlock
3D Face unlock

Keys:

Right: Volume control, Camera shutter, Lock/Unlock key
Right: Volume control
Right: Volume control

Colors:

Black, Blue, Grey

Cellular

5G:

n1, n3, n8, n28, n77, n78, SA, NSA

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 32(1500 L-band), 66(AWS-3)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46, 48(3600)

UMTS:

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 6(800), 8(900)

Data Speed:

LTE-A Pro Cat 18 (1200/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM:

Shared with microSD

SIM type:

Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Multiple speakers
Multiple speakers

Features:

Dolby Atmos, aptX-HD, Album art cover
Dolby Atmos, Album art cover, Background playback, Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus
Dolby Atmos, Album art cover, Background playback, Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
DLNA, Wireless screen share, MirrorLink
DLNA, Wireless screen share, MirrorLink

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation, Video recording
for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.1
5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, ax (Wi-Fi 6), dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, ax (Wi-Fi 6), dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, ax (Wi-Fi 6), dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct

USB:

Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1
Type-C (reversible)
Type-C (reversible)

Features:

Charging, OTG, Video out
Charging, Headphones port, Video out
Charging, Headphones port, Video out

Location:

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

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer, LiDAR scanner
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer, LiDAR scanner

Other:

NFC
Tethering, Computer sync
Tethering, Computer sync

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Apr 19, 2021

FCC ID value:

PY7-50241N

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.32 W/kg

Body:

0.48 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.21 W/kg

Wireless Router:

0.72 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 950

User Manual:

This is the official Sony Xperia 5 II User Guide in English provided from the manufacturer.

In The Box:

USB-C Charge Cable, 20W USB-C Power Adapter
USB-C Charge Cable, 20W USB-C Power Adapter

Availability

Officially announced:

Sep 17, 2020
Apr 20, 2021
Apr 20, 2021

Expected Announcement:

Yes
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