Comparison between:
- Apple iPad Pro 11 (2018)
- Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet SGP712
- Apple iPad Pro 12.9 (2018)

Brand and model

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

Apple iPad Pro 11 (2018)Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet SGP712Apple iPad Pro 12.9 (2018)
Apple iPad Pro 11 (2018)
Prices
Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet SGP712Apple iPad Pro 12.9 (2018)
Model aliasA1979
A1934
A2013
SGP712A1895
A1983
A2014

Design

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

Width247.6 mm
24.76 cm
0.812 ft
9.748 in
254 mm
25.4 cm
0.833 ft
10 in
280.6 mm
28.06 cm
0.921 ft
11.047 in
Height178.5 mm
17.85 cm
0.586 ft
7.028 in
167 mm
16.7 cm
0.548 ft
6.575 in
214.9 mm
21.49 cm
0.705 ft
8.461 in
Thickness5.9 mm
0.59 cm
0.019 ft
0.232 in
6.1 mm
0.61 cm
0.02 ft
0.24 in
5.9 mm
0.59 cm
0.019 ft
0.232 in
Weight468 g
1.03 lbs
16.51 oz
389 g
0.86 lbs
13.72 oz
633 g
1.4 lbs
22.33 oz
Volume260.76 cm³
15.84 in³
258.75 cm³
15.71 in³
355.78 cm³
21.61 in³
ColorsGray
Silver
Black
White
Gray
Silver
Body materialsAluminium alloyPlasticAluminium alloy
Certification-IP68
IP65
-

SIM card

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

SIM card typeNano-SIM-Nano-SIM
Number of SIM cards1-1
Embedded SIM (eSIM) support (market dependent)-Embedded SIM (eSIM) support

Networks

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

GSMGSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
-GSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
UMTSUMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
-UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
LTELTE-TDD 1900 MHz (B39)
LTE-TDD 2000 MHz (B34)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE 700 MHz Class 13
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 1500 (B11)
LTE 700 MHz (B12)
LTE 700 MHz (B14)
LTE 800 MHz (B18)
LTE 800 MHz (B19)
LTE 1500 (B21)
LTE 1900+ MHz (B25)
LTE 800 MHz (B26)
LTE 700 MHz de (B29)
LTE 2300 MHz (B30)
LTE 1700/2100 MHz (B66)
LTE 600 MHz (B71)
-LTE-TDD 1900 MHz (B39)
LTE-TDD 2000 MHz (B34)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE 700 MHz Class 13
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 1500 (B11)
LTE 700 MHz (B12)
LTE 700 MHz (B14)
LTE 800 MHz (B18)
LTE 800 MHz (B19)
LTE 1500 (B21)
LTE 1900+ MHz (B25)
LTE 800 MHz (B26)
LTE 700 MHz de (B29)
LTE 2300 MHz (B30)
LTE 1700/2100 MHz (B66)
LTE 600 MHz (B71)

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 technologiesUMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE
-UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE

Operating system

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

Operating system (OS)iOS 12Android 5.0.2 Lollipop
Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Android 7.0 Nougat
Android 7.1.1 Nougat
iOS 12

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.

SoCApple A12X Bionic APL1083Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994 v2.1Apple A12X Bionic APL1083
Process technology7 nm20 nm7 nm
CPU4x 2.5 GHz Vortex, 4x 1.59 GHz Tempest4x 2.0 GHz ARM Cortex-A57, 4x 1.5 GHz ARM Cortex-A534x 2.5 GHz Vortex, 4x 1.59 GHz Tempest
CPU bits64 bit64 bit64 bit
Instruction setARMv8.3ARMv8-AARMv8.3
Level 0 cache memory (L0)-4 KB + 4 KB-
Level 1 cache memory (L1)128 KB + 128 KB16 KB + 16 KB128 KB + 128 KB
Level 2 cache memory (L2)8192 KB
8 MB
2048 KB
2 MB
8192 KB
8 MB
CPU cores888
CPU frequency2500 MHz2000 MHz2500 MHz
GPU-Qualcomm Adreno 430-
GPU cores7-7
GPU frequency1100 MHz650 MHz1100 MHz
RAM capacity4 GB3 GB6 GB
RAM typeLPDDR4XLPDDR4LPDDR4X
RAM channelsDouble channelDouble channelDouble channel
RAM frequency-1600 MHz-
M12 motion coprocessor
Neural engine (8-core design)
-M12 motion coprocessor
Neural engine (8-core design)

Storage

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

Storage64 GB
256 GB
512 GB
1024 GB
32 GB64 GB
256 GB
512 GB
1024 GB

Memory cards

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

Types-microSD
microSDHC
microSDXC
-

Display

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

Type/technologyIPSIPSIPS
Diagonal size11 in
279.4 mm
27.94 cm
10.1 in
256.54 mm
25.65 cm
12.9 in
327.66 mm
32.77 cm
Width9.02 in
229.06 mm
22.91 cm
8.56 in
217.55 mm
21.75 cm
10.32 in
262.17 mm
26.22 cm
Height6.3 in
159.99 mm
16 cm
5.35 in
135.97 mm
13.6 cm
7.74 in
196.53 mm
19.65 cm
Aspect ratio1.432:11.6:1
16:10
1.334:1
Resolution2388 x 1668 pixels2560 x 1600 pixels2732 x 2048 pixels
Pixel density265 ppi
104 ppcm
299 ppi
117 ppcm
265 ppi
104 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area83.19 %69.96 %85.72 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Liquid Retina display
True Tone display
120 Hz refresh rate
600 cd/m²
Antireflective coating
Oleophobic (lipophobic) coating
ProMotion Technology
Wide Color display (P3)
Chemical tempered glass
Anti-fingerprint coating
Liquid Retina display
True Tone display
120 Hz refresh rate
600 cd/m²
Antireflective coating
Oleophobic (lipophobic) coating
ProMotion Technology
Wide Color display (P3)

Sensors

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

SensorsProximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Barometer
Infrared face recognition sensor
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Hall
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Barometer
Infrared face recognition sensor

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 RS-
Sensor typeCMOS BSICMOSCMOS BSI
Pixel size1.4 µm
0.001400 mm
-1.4 µm
0.001400 mm
ISO-100 - 3200-
Aperturef/1.8-f/1.8
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent28 mm *(35 mm / full frame)-28 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
Number of lenses5-5
Flash type-LED-
Image resolution4032 x 3024 pixels
12.19 MP
3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
4032 x 3024 pixels
12.19 MP
Video resolution3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
Video FPS60 fps30 fps60 fps
FeaturesAutofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Macro mode
RAW
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
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Macro mode
RAW
Flash type - Quad LED
Hybrid IR filter
Noise reduction
Sapphire crystal glass lens cover
1080p @ 120 fps
720p @ 240 fps
1080p @ 240 fps
-Flash type - Quad LED
Hybrid IR filter
Noise reduction
Sapphire crystal glass lens cover
1080p @ 120 fps
720p @ 240 fps
1080p @ 240 fps

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 R-
Sensor typeCMOS BSI-CMOS BSI
Aperturef/2.2-f/2.2
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent32 mm *(35 mm / full frame)25 mm *(35 mm / full frame)32 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
Image resolution3088 x 2316 pixels
7.15 MP
2592 x 1944 pixels
5.04 MP
3088 x 2316 pixels
7.15 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS60 fps30 fps60 fps
720p @ 240 fps-720p @ 240 fps

Audio

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

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Stereo speakers
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Stereo speakers
Loudspeaker
Stereo speakers
4 speakers
Dolby Digital Plus
-4 speakers
Dolby Digital Plus

Radio

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

RadioNoYesNo
-RDS-

Tracking/Positioning

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

Tracking/PositioningGPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
Galileo
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
Galileo

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
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
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
2x2 MiMO-2x2 MiMO

Bluetooth

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

Version5.04.15.0
FeaturesA2DP
LE
A2DP
AVRCP
GAP
HFP
HID
HSP
MAP
OPP
PAN
PBAP
SPP
A2DP
LE

USB

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

Connector typeUSB Type-CMicro USBUSB Type-C
Version2.02.02.0
FeaturesCharging
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
Mass storage
Charging
Mass storage
On-The-Go

HDMI

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

HDMI-Micro 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 jackNoYesNo

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

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

Browser

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

BrowserHTML
HTML5
CSS 3
HTML
HTML5
CSS 3
HTML
HTML5
CSS 3

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
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AIFF
AAC
AAC+
AMR
aptX
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AIFF

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/codecs3GPP
AVI
H.263
H.264
QuickTime
MPEG-4
3GPP
AVI
DivX
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
QuickTime
MP4
Xvid
3GPP
AVI
H.263
H.264
QuickTime
MPEG-4

Battery

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

Capacity7812 mAh6000 mAh9720 mAh
TypeLi-IonLi-PolymerLi-Ion
Charger output power9 V / 2 A-9 V / 2 A
FeaturesFast charging
Non-removable
Non-removableFast charging
Non-removable
29.37 WhStand by time - up to 940 h36.71 Wh

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)0.99 W/kg-0.99 W/kg
Body SAR (USA)1.18 W/kg-1.19 W/kg

Additional features

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

Additional featuresApple Pencil (2nd generation)
Magnetic connector
Smart Keyboard Folio
-Apple Pencil (2nd generation)
Magnetic connector
Smart Keyboard Folio
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