Sony Xperia Tablet Z vs Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact vs Apple iPad mini (2019)

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Display

Size:

10.1 inches
8.0 inches
7.9 inches

Resolution:

1200 x 1920 pixels, 224 PPI
1920 x 1200 pixels, 283 PPI
2048 x 1536 pixels, 4:3 ratio, 324 PPI

Technology:

TFT
IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body:

64.68 %
70.31 %
70.65 %

Colors:

16 777 216
16 777 216

Peak brightness:

500 cd/m2 (nit)

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch
Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor
Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor
Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064
Qualcomm Snapdragon 801
Apple A12 Bionic APL1W81

Processor:

Quad-core, 1500 MHz, Krait
Quad-core, 2500 MHz
Octa-core, 2490 MHz, Vortex and Tempest, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU:

Adreno 320
Adreno 330
Apple 4-core GPU

RAM:

2GB
3GB LPDDR3
3GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

16GB, available to use: 11.6 GB
16GB, available to use: 11 GB
256GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 64 GB
microSDXC up to 128 GB

Device type:

Tablet
Tablet
Tablet

OS:

Android (5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.4, 4.1.2)
Android (6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop, 4.4)
iPadOS (13.x)

Battery

Capacity:

6000 mAh
4500 mAh
5058 mAh

Type:

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

Charging:

Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera
Single camera

Main camera:

8.1 MP (Autofocus, CMOS image sensor, BSI sensor)
8.1 MP (Autofocus, CMOS image sensor)
8 MP (Autofocus, BSI sensor)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4
Aperture size: F2.4; Focal length: 32 mm; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Video recording:

1920x1080 (Full HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps)

Features:

HDR
HDR, EIS, Video sharing
Time-lapse video, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing

Front:

2.2 MP
2.2 MP
7 MP (HDR)

Video capture:

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

Design

Dimensions:

10.47 x 6.77 x 0.27 inches (266 x 172 x 6.9 mm)
8.40 x 4.87 x 0.25 inches (213.4 x 123.6 x 6.4 mm)
8 x 5.3 x 0.24 inches (203.2 x 134.6 x 6.1 mm)

Weight:

17.46 oz (495.0 g)
9.52 oz (270.0 g)
10.87 oz (308.2 g)

Materials:

Back: Aluminum

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP57
Water, Dust; IP68

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)

Features:

Notification light

Keys:

Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Black, White
Black, White
Gold, Gray, Silver

Phone functionality:

Yes

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900)
Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 28(700 APT)
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), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 21(1500 Upper), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

LTE (TDD):

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

UMTS:

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

Data Speed:

LTE Cat 3 (100/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

Dual SIM:

Yes

SIM type:

Micro SIM
Nano SIM
Nano SIM, eSIM

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Multiple speakers

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback, Music recognition
Album art cover, Background playback, Custom equalizer

Screen mirroring:

DLNA, MHL, TV-out
DLNA, Wireless screen share, MHL

Radio:

FM, RDS

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.0
4.0
5.0, EDR

Wi-Fi:

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

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0
microUSB, USB 2.0
Lightning

Features:

Mass storage device, Video out, Charging
Mass storage device, OTG, Video out, Charging
Charging, Video out, Mass storage device

Location:

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

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Gesture, Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer

Other:

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

Phone features

Notifications:

Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
Music ringtones (MP3, AAC), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice commands, Voice recording

Buyers information

Price:

$ 679

In The Box:

Lightning to USB cable, USB power adapter

Availability

Officially announced:

Jan 20, 2013
Sep 03, 2014
Mar 18, 2019
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