Sony Xperia 5 II vs Apple iPad Pro 11-inch (2021) vs Samsung Galaxy S21

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Comparison mode:

Display

Size:

6.1 inches
11.0 inches
6.2 inches

Resolution:

2520 x 1080 pixels, 21:9 ratio, 449 PPI
2388 x 1688 pixels, 266 PPI
2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 424 PPI

Technology:

OLED
IPS LCD
Dynamic AMOLED

Screen-to-body:

80.82 %
85.43 %
86.06 %

Peak brightness:

600 cd/m2 (nit)
1300 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 (adaptive), HDR support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass Victus), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SM8250
Apple M1
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888

Processor:

Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 585, 64-bit, 7 nm
Octa-core, 3100 MHz, 5 nm
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 680, 64-bit, 5 nm

GPU:

Adreno 650
Apple 8-core GPU
Adreno 660

RAM:

8GB LPDDR5
8GB
8GB LPDDR5

Internal storage:

128GB (UFS)
128GB, not expandable
128GB (UFS 3.0), not expandable

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 1000 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Tablet
Smartphone

OS:

Android (10)
iPadOS (14.x)
Android (11), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity:

4000 mAh
7540 mAh
4000 mAh

Type:

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

Battery life test results:

Charging:

USB Power Delivery
Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, USB Power Delivery, Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging, Qi and Powermat wireless charging, Reverse wireless charging

Max charge speed:

Wired: 25.0W; Wireless: 15.0W

Camera

Rear:

Triple camera
Triple camera
Triple camera

Main camera:

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

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 24 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.7"
Aperture size: F1.8
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.76"; Pixel size: 1.8 μm

Second camera:

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

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
Aperture size: F2.0; Focal Length: 29 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.7"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Third camera:

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

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 16 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

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)
7680x4320 (8K UHD) (24 fps), 3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)

Features:

OIS, HDR, Time-lapse video, EIS
Time-lapse video
OIS, HDR, Hyperlapse, Continuous autofocus, Video light, EIS

Front:

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

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps)

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)
5.97 x 2.80 x 0.31 inches (151.7 x 71.2 x 7.9 mm)

Weight:

5.75 oz (163.0 g)
16.44 oz (466.0 g)
6.03 oz (171.0 g)

Materials:

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

Materials & Colors:

Silver, Space Gray

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP65/68
Water, Dust; IP68

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)
3D Face unlock
2D Face unlock, Ultrasonic in-screen fingerprint

Keys:

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

Colors:

Black, Blue, Grey
Phantom pink, Violet, Gray, White

Cellular

5G:

n1, n3, n8, n28, n77, n78, SA, NSA
n2, n5, n12, n25, n41, n66, n71, n77, n260, n261, SA, NSA, Sub-6, mmWave

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)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 14(700 PS), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46, 48(3600)
Bands 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)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 8(900)

Data Speed:

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

Dual SIM:

Shared with microSD

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

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

Screen mirroring:

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

Radio:

FM, Stereo, RDS

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, Hotspot

USB:

Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1
Type-C (reversible)
Type-C (reversible), USB 3.2

Features:

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

Location:

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

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer, LiDAR scanner
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Barometer

Other:

NFC
Tethering, Computer sync
NFC, ANT+

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T3

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Apr 19, 2021
Dec 08, 2020

FCC ID value:

PY7-50241N
A3LSMG991U

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.32 W/kg
0.36 W/kg

Body:

0.48 W/kg
1.08 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.21 W/kg
3.96 W/kg

Wireless Router:

0.72 W/kg
1.09 W/kg

Phablet:

2.49 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 950
$ 800

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
C to C Data Cable, Ejection Pin

Availability

Officially announced:

Sep 17, 2020
Apr 20, 2021
Jan 14, 2021

Expected Announcement:

Yes
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