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Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact (H8324) vs Apple iPad mini 3 (CDMA 64GB)

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact vs Apple iPad mini 3 devices with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Apple iPad mini 3 XSony Xperia XZ2 Compact (H8324)25Points
Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact (H8324)
5"
IPS

1080x2160

19.2
MP

5mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

2870
mAh

(Non removable)

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09PointsApple iPad mini 3 (CDMA 64GB)Compare Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact X
Apple iPad mini 3 (CDMA 64GB)
7.9"
IPS

1536x2048

5
MP

1.2mp

1GB
RAM

64bit Dual

6350
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better device? Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact (H8324)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

Xperia XZ2 Compact (H8324)25 Advantages Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact (H8324)vsiPad mini 3 (CDMA 64GB)9 Advantages Apple iPad mini 3 (CDMA 64GB)
+2.7Ghz 64bit Octa-Core161%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.3Ghz 64bit Dual-Core
+4GB LPDDR43 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
vs1GB LPDDR3
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+168 grams (5.88 ounces)103%
Lighter
vs341 grams (11.94 ounces)
+483 PPI49%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs324 PPI
+(back) 19.2MP3 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 5MP
+LED flashAdvantage
The LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
vsNot supported
+LDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocusAdvantage
You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focus
vsAutofocus
+f/2.0 (aperture)20%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
vsf/2.4 (aperture)
+(front) 5MP3 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 1.2MP
+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsFull HD (1920x1080)
+(front) Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) HD (1280x720)
+2500000 apps (Google Play Store)19%
More apps available to download and use
vs2100000 apps (App Store)
+(4G+ LTE-A) 800 Mbps7 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G LTE) 100 Mbps
+ProximityAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Vibrating alertAdvantage
The vibration of the device aids in the use of several features
vsNot supported
+2 slots Dual-SIMAdvantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
vs1 slot
+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)Advantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) is newer and faster
vs802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device
vsNot supported
+5.0 version A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 version A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs4.0 version A2DP
+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
vsNot supported
+USB 3.1 Type-C reversible connectorAdvantage
More speed data transfer as mp3 and photos via USB
vsUSB 2.0 Proprietary connector
+Gorilla Glass 5Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
+Waterproof (IPxx certified)Advantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
64GB (50GB user free)vs+64GB (56GB user free)12%
More internal storage for applications and files
12.1 millimeters (0.48 inches)vs+7.5 millimeters (0.3 inches)61%
Thinner
TFT LCD IPSvs+TFT LCD IPS LED-BacklitAdvantage
TFT LCD IPS LED-Backlit display is brighter and more vivid
1080x2160 pixelsvs+1536x2048 pixels35%
Higher resolution screen
5"vs+7.9"58%
Larger screen
Not supportedvs+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
Type-C jack with 3.5mm jack adaptervs+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
2870 mAhvs+6350 mAh121%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
Not supportedvs+Proprietary TV-outAdvantage
The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cable

18 Common items in both devices
16 million
Only digital zoom
EIS: Digital stabilization
HDR photo/video only main camera / HDR photo only main camera
4G+ LTE-A / 4G LTE
Capacitive
Multitouch
+11 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresSony Xperia XZ2 Compact (H8324)Apple iPad mini 3 (CDMA 64GB)
ModelXperia XZ2 Compact (H8324)iPad mini 3 (CDMA 64GB)
Other model namesSony Xperia XZ2 Compact Dual-sim, Sony PF32Verizon iPad Mini 3 A1600 (4G LTE + CDMA)
Country or region availableChinaHong KongTaiwan
China, Hong Kong, Taiwan
USA
USA
BrandSonyApple
Release dateApril, 2018October, 2014
Depth12.1 millimeters (0.48 inches)7.5 millimeters (0.3 inches)
Size (width x height)65 x 135 millimeters (2.56 x 5.31 in)134.7 x 200 millimeters (5.3 x 7.87 in)
Weight168 grams (5.88 ounces)341 grams (11.94 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredAluminum body, glass front
Protection against water and othersWaterproof (IPxx certified)Not supported
System (OS)Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact (H8324)Apple iPad mini 3 (CDMA 64GB)
Operating systemAndroid 8.0 OreoiOS 8.0
Firmware updatefeature not registerediOS 12
HardwareSony Xperia XZ2 Compact (H8324)Apple iPad mini 3 (CDMA 64GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 MSM8998 (10nm)64bit - Apple A7 APL5698 (28nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.7Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Gold
1.7Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Silver
1.3Ghz Dual-Core Cyclone
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 630 710MhzPowerVR G6430 MP4
RAM memory4GB LPDDR41GB LPDDR3
Internal storage64GB (50GB user free)64GB (56GB user free)
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Not supported
DisplaySony Xperia XZ2 Compact (H8324)Apple iPad mini 3 (CDMA 64GB)
Display typeTFT LCD IPSTFT LCD IPS LED-Backlit
Screen size5" inches7.9" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~73.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~71.7% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2160 pixels1536x2048 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)483 PPI324 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Not supported
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksSony Xperia XZ2 Compact (H8324)Apple iPad mini 3 (CDMA 64GB)
Dual-SIMDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
Not supported
SIM card2 slots Dual-SIM
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload800/150 Mbps100/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat15 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,13,17,19,20,26,28,29,32,66)
TD-LTE (Bands 38,39,40,41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat3 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGENot supported
CallingSony Xperia XZ2 Compact (H8324)Apple iPad mini 3 (CDMA 64GB)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice recorder
CameraSony Xperia XZ2 Compact (H8324)Apple iPad mini 3 (CDMA 64GB)
Back camera (main camera)19.2 megapixels5 megapixels
Main camera resolution5056x3792 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.4 (aperture)
Focal length25mm lens32mm lens
Sensor size1/2.3" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.22µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusLDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo/video only main cameraHDR photo only main camera
2ª cameraSony Xperia XZ2 Compact (H8324)Apple iPad mini 3 (CDMA 64GB)
Front camera (secondary)5 megapixels1.2 megapixels
Front camera resolution2592x1944 pixels1280x960 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)HD (1280x720)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal length23mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/3" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.12µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaSony Xperia XZ2 Compact (H8324)Apple iPad mini 3 (CDMA 64GB)
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviDMP4, H.264, H.263, MOV
Audio formatsMP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, eAAC, M4A
ConnectivitySony Xperia XZ2 Compact (H8324)Apple iPad mini 3 (CDMA 64GB)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C reversible connectorUSB 2.0 Proprietary connector
TV outputNot supportedProprietary TV-out
Audio outputType-C jack with 3.5mm jack adapter3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 version A2DP/LE4.0 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSony Xperia XZ2 Compact (H8324)Apple iPad mini 3 (CDMA 64GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedNot supported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint
Accelerometer
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Fingerprint (front-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Black, Silver, Moss Green, Coral Pink
- Aluminum frame
- Plastic back
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- HDR display
- Triluminos display
- X-Reality Engine
- Fast battery charging (Power delivery)
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- WiFi miracast
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- IP68 certified: dust/water proof up to 1.5m for 30min
- Colors: Black on gray, White on silver, Gold
- Apple SIM only USA and UK
- Oleophobic coating on Retina display
- Fingerprint sensor (Touch ID)
- Aluminium body
- FaceTime
- Siri natural language
- iCloud cloud service
- Twitter and Facebook
- Lightning connector port
- OpenGL ES 3.0
Power supplySony Xperia XZ2 Compact (H8324)Apple iPad mini 3 (CDMA 64GB)
BatteryLi-Ion (Non removable)LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity2870 mAh6350 mAh
Charger, watts• Standard charging• Standard charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered600 minutes | 10 hours | 0.4 day
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateSony Xperia XZ2 Compact (H8324)Apple iPad mini 3 (CDMA 64GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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