Comparison between:
- Sony Xperia Tablet S
- Sony Xperia Tablet S 3G
- Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet SGP771
- Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet LTE

Brand and model

Information about the brand, model and model alias (if any) of a specific device.

Sony Xperia Tablet SSony Xperia Tablet S 3GSony Xperia Z4 Tablet SGP771Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet LTE
Sony Xperia Tablet SSony Xperia Tablet S 3GSony Xperia Z4 Tablet SGP771Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet LTE
Model aliasSGPT121
SGPT122
SGPT131
SGPT132
SGP771SGP521
SGP541
SGP551
Castor

Design

Information about the dimensions and weight of the device, shown in different measurement units. Body materials, available colors, certifications.

Width239.8 mm
23.98 cm
0.787 ft
9.441 in
239.8 mm
23.98 cm
0.787 ft
9.441 in
254 mm
25.4 cm
0.833 ft
10 in
266 mm
26.6 cm
0.873 ft
10.472 in
Height174.4 mm
17.44 cm
0.572 ft
6.866 in
174.4 mm
17.44 cm
0.572 ft
6.866 in
167 mm
16.7 cm
0.548 ft
6.575 in
172 mm
17.2 cm
0.564 ft
6.772 in
Thickness8.8 mm
0.88 cm
0.029 ft
0.346 in
8.8 mm
0.88 cm
0.029 ft
0.346 in
6.1 mm
0.61 cm
0.02 ft
0.24 in
6.4 mm
0.64 cm
0.021 ft
0.252 in
Weight570 g
1.26 lbs
20.11 oz
585 g
1.29 lbs
20.64 oz
393 g
0.87 lbs
13.86 oz
439 g
0.97 lbs
15.49 oz
Volume368.03 cm³
22.35 in³
368.03 cm³
22.35 in³
258.75 cm³
15.71 in³
292.81 cm³
17.78 in³
ColorsSilverSilverBlack
White
Black
White
Body materials--Plastic-
CertificationIPX4IPX4IP68
IP65
IP55
IP58

SIM card

The Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) is used in mobile devices for storing data authenticating the subscribers of mobile services.

SIM card type-Mini-SIMNano-SIMMicro-SIM
Number of SIM cards-111

Networks

A mobile (cellular) network is a radio system, which allows a large number of mobile devices to communicate with each other.

GSM-GSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
GSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
GSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
UMTS--UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
LTE--LTE 700 MHz Class 17
LTE 800 MHz
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1700/2100 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 1900 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE 700 MHz (B12)
LTE 850 MHz (SGP521; SGP551)
LTE 900 MHz (SGP521; SGP551)
LTE 1700/2100 MHz (SGP521; SGP551)
LTE 1800 MHz (SGP521; SGP551)
LTE 1900 MHz (SGP521; SGP551)
LTE 2100 MHz (SGP521; SGP551)
LTE 2600 MHz (SGP521; SGP551)
LTE 700 MHz Class 13 (SGP521)
LTE 700 MHz Class 17 (SGP521)
LTE 800 MHz (SGP521)

Mobile network technologies and bandwidth

Communication between devices within mobile networks is realized via various generations of network technologies, which provide different bandwidth.

Mobile network technologies-EDGE
GPRS Class 12
HSPA+
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 6
UMTS
EDGE Class 33
GPRS Class 33
HSPA+
LTE Cat 4

Operating system

Operating system is the system software, which manages and controls the functioning of the hardware components of the device.

Operating system (OS)Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich
Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean
Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich
Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean
Android 5.0.2 Lollipop
Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Android 7.0 Nougat
Android 7.1.1 Nougat
Android 4.4.2 KitKat
Android 5.0 Lollipop
Android 5.1.1 Lollipop
Android 6.0 Marshmallow

System on Chip (SoC)

A system on a chip (SoC) includes into a single chip some of the main hardware components of the mobile device.

SoCNvidia Tegra 3 T30LNvidia Tegra 3 T30LQualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AB v3
Process technology40 nm40 nm20 nm28 nm
CPUARM Cortex-A9ARM Cortex-A9 MPCore4x 2.0 GHz ARM Cortex-A57, 4x 1.5 GHz ARM Cortex-A53Krait 400
CPU bits32 bit32 bit64 bit32 bit
Instruction setARMv7ARMv7ARMv8-AARMv7
Level 0 cache memory (L0)--4 KB + 4 KB4 KB + 4 KB
Level 1 cache memory (L1)32 KB + 32 KB32 KB + 32 KB16 KB + 16 KB16 KB + 16 KB
Level 2 cache memory (L2)1024 KB
1 MB
1024 KB
1 MB
2048 KB
2 MB
2048 KB
2 MB
CPU cores5584
CPU frequency1300 MHz1300 MHz2000 MHz2300 MHz
GPUULP GeForceULP GeForceQualcomm Adreno 430Qualcomm Adreno 330
GPU cores1212-4
GPU frequency416 MHz416 MHz650 MHz578 MHz
RAM capacity1 GB1 GB3 GB3 GB
RAM typeDDR3-LDDR3-LLPDDR4LPDDR3
RAM channelsSingle channelSingle channelDouble channelDouble channel
RAM frequency1500 MHz1500 MHz1600 MHz933 MHz
8 pixel shaders
4 vertex shaders
8 pixel shaders
4 vertex shaders
--

Storage

Every mobile device has a built-in storage (internal memory) with a fixed capacity.

Storage16 GB
32 GB
64 GB
16 GB
32 GB
64 GB
32 GB16 GB

Memory cards

Memory cards are used in mobile devices for expanding their external storage capacity.

TypesSDHC
SD
SDHC
SDXC
SD
microSD
microSDHC
microSDXC
microSD
microSDHC
microSDXC

Display

The display of a mobile device is characterized by its technology, resolution, pixel density, diagonal length, color depth, etc.

Type/technologyTFTLCDIPSTFT
Diagonal size9.4 in
238.76 mm
23.88 cm
9.4 in
238.76 mm
23.88 cm
10.1 in
256.54 mm
25.65 cm
10.1 in
256.54 mm
25.65 cm
Width7.97 in
202.47 mm
20.25 cm
7.97 in
202.47 mm
20.25 cm
8.56 in
217.55 mm
21.75 cm
8.56 in
217.55 mm
21.75 cm
Height4.98 in
126.54 mm
12.65 cm
4.98 in
126.54 mm
12.65 cm
5.35 in
135.97 mm
13.6 cm
5.35 in
135.97 mm
13.6 cm
Aspect ratio1.6:1
16:10
1.6:1
16:10
1.6:1
16:10
1.6:1
16:10
Resolution1280 x 800 pixels1280 x 800 pixels2560 x 1600 pixels1920 x 1200 pixels
Pixel density161 ppi
63 ppcm
161 ppi
63 ppcm
299 ppi
117 ppcm
224 ppi
88 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area61.46 %61.46 %69.96 %64.86 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Sony Mobile BRAVIA Engine
Oleophobic (lipophobic) coating
Sony Mobile BRAVIA Engine
LED-backlit
Oleophobic (lipophobic) coating
Chemical tempered glass
Anti-fingerprint coating
Sony Mobile BRAVIA Engine 2
Chemical tempered glass
OGS (One Glass Solution)
Oleophobic (lipophobic) coating

Sensors

Different sensors measure different physical quantities and convert them into signals recognizable by the mobile device.

SensorsLight
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Hall
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope

Rear camera

The primary camera of the mobile device is usually placed on its back and can be combined with one or more additional cameras.

Sensor model--Sony Exmor RSSony Exmor RS
Sensor typeCMOS BSICMOS BSICMOSCMOS
ISO--100 - 3200-
Flash type--LED-
Image resolution3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
3104 x 1746 pixels
5.42 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps30 fps30 fps
FeaturesAutofocus
Geotagging
Autofocus
Geotagging
Touch focus
Face detection
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
Self-timer
Scene mode

Front camera

Modern smartphones have one or more front cameras and their positioning has led to various design concepts – pop-up camera, rotating camera, notch, punch hole, under-display camera, etc.

Sensor model--Sony Exmor RSony Exmor R
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent--25 mm *(35 mm / full frame)-
Image resolution--2592 x 1944 pixels
5.04 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video resolution1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP
1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP
1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS--30 fps-
1 MP1 MP--

Audio

Information about the type of speakers and the audio technologies supported by the device.

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Stereo speakers
Loudspeaker
Stereo speakers
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Stereo speakers
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Stereo speakers

Radio

The radio in a mobile device is a built-in FM radio receiver.

RadioNoNoYesYes
--RDSRDS

Tracking/Positioning

Information about the positioning and navigation technologies supported by the device.

Tracking/PositioningGPSGPS
A-GPS
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi is a technology that provides wireless data connections between various devices within a short range.

Wi-Fi802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11ac
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct

Bluetooth

Bluetooth is a standard for secure wireless data transfer between different types of devices over short distances.

Version3.03.04.14.0
FeaturesA2DPA2DPA2DP
AVRCP
GAP
HFP
HID
HSP
MAP
OPP
PAN
PBAP
SPP
A2DP
AVRCP
DIP
GAP
GATT
HDP
HFP
HID
HSP
MAP
OPP
PAN
SPP

USB

The Universal Serial Bus (USB) is an industry standard that allows different electronic devices to exchange data.

Connector typeMicro USBMicro USBMicro USBMicro USB
Version2.02.02.02.0
FeaturesCharging
Host
Charging
Host
Mass storage
Charging
Mass storage
Charging
Mass storage

HDMI

The High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) is considered to be the digital alternative of the analog audio/video interface standards.

HDMIMicro USB to HDMI MHL adapterMicro USB to HDMI MHL adapterMicro USB to HDMI MHL adapterMicro USB to HDMI MHL adapter

Headphone jack

The headphone jack is an audio phone connector, a.k.a. an audio jack. The most widely used one in mobile devices is the 3.5 mm headphone jack.

Headphone jackYesYesYesYes

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

ConnectivityComputer sync
OTA sync
Infrared
Tethering
DLNA
Computer sync
Infrared
Tethering
DLNA
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
DLNA
NFC
VoLTE
Computer sync
OTA sync
Infrared
Tethering
DLNA
NFC

Browser

A web browser is a software application for accessing, fetching, displaying and navigating through information on the World Wide Web.

BrowserHTML
HTML5
HTML
HTML5
HTML
HTML5
CSS 3
HTML
HTML5

Audio file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various audio file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital audio data.

Audio file formats/codecsAAC
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
eAAC+
MP3
WAV
AAC
AAC+
AMR
aptX
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV

Video file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various video file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital video data.

Video file formats/codecsH.263
H.264
MPEG-4
WMV
H.263
H.264
MPEG-4
3GPP
AVI
DivX
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
QuickTime
MP4
Xvid
3GPP
AVI
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
MPEG-4
VP8
WebM
WMV
Xvid

Battery

The batteries of mobile devices differ in capacity and technology. They provide the electrical charge needed for the functioning of the devices.

Capacity6000 mAh6000 mAh6000 mAh6000 mAh
TypeLi-IonLi-IonLi-PolymerLi-Polymer
2G talk time-12 h
720 min
0.5 days
24 h
1440 min
1 days
-
2G stand-by time--1020 h
61200 min
42.5 days
1240 h
74400 min
51.7 days
3G talk time-12 h
720 min
0.5 days
34 h
2040 min
1.4 days
-
3G stand-by time--1040 h
62400 min
43.3 days
1200 h
72000 min
50 days
4G stand-by time--1010 h
60600 min
42.1 days
-
FeaturesNon-removableNon-removableNon-removableNon-removable
Battery life - up to 12 h--Battery life - up to 13 h

Specific Absorption Rate (SAR)

The SAR rating shows the amount of electromagnetic radiation absorbed by the human body when using a mobile device, expressed in W/kg.

Body SAR (EU)---1.806 W/kg
Body SAR (USA)---1.26 W/kg

Additional features

Some devices have additional features, different from the standard ones above, but equally important and worth mentioning.

Additional features-Docking connector (Multi-Port)--
 Sony Xperia Tablet SSony Xperia Tablet S 3GSony Xperia Z4 Tablet SGP771Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet LTE