Comparison between:
- Sony Xperia Tablet S
- Sony Xperia Tablet Z Wi-Fi
- Sony Xperia Tablet Z LTE

Brand and model

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

Sony Xperia Tablet SSony Xperia Tablet Z Wi-FiSony Xperia Tablet Z LTE
Sony Xperia Tablet SSony Xperia Tablet Z Wi-FiSony Xperia Tablet Z LTE
Model aliasSGPT121
SGPT122
SGP311
SGP312
Pollux Gina
SGP321
SO-03E

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
266 mm
26.6 cm
0.873 ft
10.472 in
266 mm
26.6 cm
0.873 ft
10.472 in
Height174.4 mm
17.44 cm
0.572 ft
6.866 in
172 mm
17.2 cm
0.564 ft
6.772 in
172 mm
17.2 cm
0.564 ft
6.772 in
Thickness8.8 mm
0.88 cm
0.029 ft
0.346 in
6.9 mm
0.69 cm
0.023 ft
0.272 in
6.9 mm
0.69 cm
0.023 ft
0.272 in
Weight570 g
1.26 lbs
20.11 oz
495 g
1.09 lbs
17.46 oz
495 g
1.09 lbs
17.46 oz
Volume368.03 cm³
22.35 in³
315.69 cm³
19.17 in³
315.69 cm³
19.17 in³
ColorsSilver--
CertificationIPX4IP55
IP57
IP55
IP57

SIM card

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

SIM card type--Micro-SIM
Number of SIM cards--1

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
UMTS--UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
LTE--LTE 800 MHz
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz

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--UMTS
EDGE Class 33
GPRS Class 33
HSPA+
LTE Cat 3

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 4.1.2 Jelly Bean
Android 4.3 Jelly Bean
Android 4.4.4 KitKat
Android 5.1.1 Lollipop
Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean
Android 4.3 Jelly Bean
Android 4.4.4 KitKat
Android 5.1.1 Lollipop

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 T30LQualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064
Process technology40 nm28 nm28 nm
CPUARM Cortex-A9KraitKrait
CPU bits32 bit32 bit32 bit
Instruction setARMv7ARMv7ARMv7
Level 0 cache memory (L0)-4 KB + 4 KB4 KB + 4 KB
Level 1 cache memory (L1)32 KB + 32 KB16 KB + 16 KB16 KB + 16 KB
Level 2 cache memory (L2)1024 KB
1 MB
2048 KB
2 MB
2048 KB
2 MB
CPU cores544
CPU frequency1300 MHz1500 MHz1500 MHz
GPUULP GeForceQualcomm Adreno 320Qualcomm Adreno 320
GPU cores1244
GPU frequency416 MHz400 MHz400 MHz
RAM capacity1 GB2 GB2 GB
RAM typeDDR3-LLPDDR2LPDDR2
RAM channelsSingle channelDouble channelDouble channel
RAM frequency1500 MHz533 MHz533 MHz
8 pixel shaders
4 vertex shaders
-Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064 + MDM9215M

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
16 GB
-16 GB (SGP311)
32 GB (SGP312)
-

Memory cards

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

TypesSDHC
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/technologyTFTTFTTFT
Diagonal size9.4 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
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
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
Resolution1280 x 800 pixels1920 x 1200 pixels1920 x 1200 pixels
Pixel density161 ppi
63 ppcm
224 ppi
88 ppcm
224 ppi
88 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area61.46 %64.86 %64.86 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Sony Mobile BRAVIA Engine
Oleophobic (lipophobic) coating
Shatter proof and scratch-resistant glass
LED-backlit
Sony Mobile BRAVIA Engine 2
Shatter-proof sheet on scratch-resistant glass
LED-backlit
Sony Mobile BRAVIA Engine 2

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

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 typeCMOS BSICMOS BSI-
Image resolution3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps30 fps
FeaturesAutofocus
Geotagging
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Face detection
--Self-timer

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.

Video resolution1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP
1920 x 1280 pixels
2.46 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS-30 fps-
1 MP2.2 MP2.2 MP

Audio

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

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Stereo speakers
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Stereo speakers
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Stereo speakers

Radio

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

RadioNoYesYes

Tracking/Positioning

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

Tracking/PositioningGPSGPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
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
802.11n 5GHz
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot

Bluetooth

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

Version3.04.04.0
FeaturesA2DPA2DPA2DP

USB

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

Connector typeMicro USBMicro USBMicro USB
Version2.02.02.0
FeaturesCharging
Host
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 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 jackYesYesYes

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

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

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
AAC
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
WMA
WAV
AAC
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
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
AVI
H.263
H.264
MKV
MPEG-4
WMV
Xvid
AVI
H.263
H.264
MKV
MPEG-4
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 mAh
TypeLi-IonLi-PolymerLi-Polymer
2G talk time-10 h
600 min
0.4 days
10 h
600 min
0.4 days
2G stand-by time-890 h
53400 min
37.1 days
1230 h
73800 min
51.3 days
3G talk time-10 h
600 min
0.4 days
10 h
600 min
0.4 days
3G stand-by time-890 h
53400 min
37.1 days
1270 h
76200 min
52.9 days
FeaturesNon-removableNon-removableNon-removable
Battery life - up to 12 h--
 Sony Xperia Tablet SSony Xperia Tablet Z Wi-FiSony Xperia Tablet Z LTE