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Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet (TV 4G LTE) vs Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)

Side by side comparison between Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet vs Apple iPad Air 2 tablets, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Apple iPad Air 2 XSony Xperia Z2 Tablet (TV 4G LTE)13Points
Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet (TV 4G LTE)
10.1"
IPS

1200x1920

8
MP

2.1mp

3GB
RAM

32bit Quad

6000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
11PointsApple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)Compare Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet X
Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)
9.7"
IPS

1536x2048

8
MP

1.2mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Triple

7340
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better tablet? Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet (TV 4G LTE)

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 Z2 Tablet (TV 4G LTE)13 Advantages Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet (TV 4G LTE)vsiPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)11 Advantages Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)
+2.3GHz 32bit Quad-Core41%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.5GHz 64bit Triple-Core
+3GB LPDDR350%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs2GB LPDDR3
+Until 64GB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+439 grams (15.37 ounces)1%
Lighter
vs444 grams (15.54 ounces)
+10.1"4%
Larger screen
vs9.7"
+(front) 2.1MP69%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 1.2MP
+(front) Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) HD (1280x720)
+3500000 apps (Google Play Store)52%
More apps available to download and use
vs2300000 apps (App Store)
+Vibrating alertAdvantage
The vibration of the device aids in the use of several features
vsNot supported
+FM (RDS)Advantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
+Digital TVAdvantage
Watch your favorite TV shows anywhere
vsNot supported
+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
vsNot supported
+Waterproof (IP?)Advantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
16GB (10GB available)vs+128GB (117GB available)11 times
More internal storage for applications and files
6.4 millimeters (0.25 inches)vs+6.1 millimeters (0.24 inches)5%
Thinner
TFT IPS LCDvs+TFT LED-Backlit IPS LCDAdvantage
TFT LED-Backlit IPS LCD display is brighter and more vivid
1200x1920 pixelsvs+1536x2048 pixels37%
Higher resolution screen
224 PPIvs+264 PPI18%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
Not supportedvs+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
HDR photo/video only main cameravs+HDR photo/video and HDR photo on front cameraAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
6000 mAhvs+7340 mAh22%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
Not supportedvs+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality

25 Common items in both devices
16 million
(back) 8MP
Only digital zoom
Autofocus
Full HD (1920x1080)
4G LTE
100 Mbps
+18 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet (TV 4G LTE)Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)
ModelXperia Z2 Tablet (TV 4G LTE)iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)
Other model namesSony Xperia Z2 Tablet 4G LTE SGP551 TV, Sony CastoriPad Air 2 A1567 Cellular (4G LTE), iPad 6
Country or region availablefeature not registered(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandSonyApple
Release date3/1/201410/24/2014, Announced: 10/16/2014
Depth6.4 millimeters (0.25 inches)6.1 millimeters (0.24 inches)
Size (width x height)172 x 266 millimeters (6.77 x 10.47 in)169.5 x 240 millimeters (6.67 x 9.45 in)
Weight439 grams (15.37 ounces)444 grams (15.54 ounces)
Build, materialsfeature not registeredAluminum body, glass front
Protection against water and othersWaterproof (IP?)Not supported

🤖 Operating System

Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet (TV 4G LTE)Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)
System versionAndroid 4.4.2 KitKatiOS 8.0
Firmware updateAndroid 4.4.4 KitKatiPadOS 13
User Interfacefeature not registeredfeature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet (TV 4G LTE)Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)
Chipset32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AB64bit - Apple A8X (20nm)
CPUQuad-Core, 1 processor:
2.3GHz Quad-Core Krait 400
Triple-Core, 1 processor:
1.5GHz Triple-Core Typhoon
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 330PowerVR GX6450 Rogue (8-core)
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredBasemark X: 29753

💽 Memory and storage

Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet (TV 4G LTE)Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)
RAM memory3GB LPDDR32GB LPDDR3
Internal storage16GB (10GB available)128GB (117GB available)
External storageUntil 64GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Not supported

📲 Display

Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet (TV 4G LTE)Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDTFT LED-Backlit IPS LCD
Screen size10.1" inches9.7" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~64.7% (screen-to-body ratio)~71.6% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1200x1920 pixels1536x2048 pixels (4:3)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)224 PPI264 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassScratch-resistant glassScratch-resistant glass
Display featuresfeature not registered60Hz

📶 Mobile networks

Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet (TV 4G LTE)Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload100/50 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 850/900/1700/1900/2100CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE 850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600LTE Cat4 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTEGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported

📷 Camera

Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet (TV 4G LTE)Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)
Back camera (main camera)8 megapixels8 megapixels
Main camera resolution3264x2448 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.4 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered31mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.12µm pixel
AutofocusAutofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationfeature not registeredEIS: 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/video and HDR photo on front camera
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet (TV 4G LTE)Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)
Front camera (secondary)2.1 megapixels1.2 megapixels
Front camera resolution1920x1080 pixels1280x960 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)HD (1280x720)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered31mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet (TV 4G LTE)Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)
LoudspeakerSupportedSupported
Active noise cancellationNot supported2 microphones or more
RadioFM (RDS)Not supported
TVDigital TVNot supported
Video formatsMP4, DivX, XviD, H.264, H.263, WMV, MKVMP4, H.264, MOV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, eAAC+

🔌 Connectivity

Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet (TV 4G LTE)Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)
USBMicroUSB 2.0MicroUSB 2.0
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputMicro-B USB MHL-3Proprietary TV-out
Bluetooth4.0 + A2DP4.0 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNASupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
NFCSupportedNot supported
Infrared portSupportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet (TV 4G LTE)Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Gyroscope
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Barometer
Compass
Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)
Gyroscope
Vibrating alertSupportedNot supported

🔋 Battery

Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet (TV 4G LTE)Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)
Battery typeLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity6000 mAh7340 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomy13 hours10 hours
Standby1420 hours (59.2 days)feature not registered

➕ Other features

Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet (TV 4G LTE)Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)
Call controlVoice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Hands-free callingSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardWireless external keyboardNot supported
Miscellaneous- Colors: Black
- Exmor RS on back camera
- Sony Mobile BRAVIA Engine 2
- Sony TRILUMINOS
- Sony ClearAudio+
- S-Force front Surround 3D
- Miracast
- ANT+ support
- DUALSHOCK®3 PlayStation 3 support
- IP58 certified: dust proof and water resistant over 1m and 30min
- Java framework
- Colors: Space Gray, Silver, Gold
- Retina display
- Oleophobic coating
- AirDrop file sharing
- iCloud service
- iCloud Keychain
- FaceTime HD

☢️ Radiation rate

Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet (TV 4G LTE)Apple iPad Air 2 (4G 128GB)
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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