Comparison between:
- Sony Xperia Tablet Z Wi-Fi
- Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7 SM-T819

Brand and model

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

Sony Xperia Tablet Z Wi-FiSamsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7 SM-T819
Sony Xperia Tablet Z Wi-FiSamsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7 SM-T819
Model aliasSGP311
SGP312
SM-T819
T819

Design

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

Width266 mm
26.6 cm
0.87 ft
10.47 in
237.3 mm
23.73 cm
0.78 ft
9.34 in
Height172 mm
17.2 cm
0.56 ft
6.77 in
169 mm
16.9 cm
0.55 ft
6.65 in
Thickness6.9 mm
0.69 cm
0.02 ft
0.27 in
5.6 mm
0.56 cm
0.02 ft
0.22 in
Weight495 g
1.09 lbs
17.46 oz
386 g
0.85 lbs
13.62 oz
Volume315.69 cm³
19.17 in³
224.58 cm³
13.64 in³
Colors-Black
White
Body materials-Metal
Plastic
CertificationIP55
IP57
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SIM card

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

SIM card type-Nano-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 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

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
GPRS
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 4.1.2 Jelly Bean
Android 4.3 Jelly Bean
Android 4.4.4 KitKat
Android 5.1.1 Lollipop
Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Android 7.0 Nougat

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.

SoCQualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 MSM8976
Process technology28 nm28 nm
CPUKrait4x 1.8 GHz ARM Cortex-A72, 4x 1.4 GHz ARM Cortex-A53
CPU bits32 bit64 bit
Instruction setARMv7ARMv8
Level 0 cache memory (L0)4 KB + 4 KB-
Level 1 cache memory (L1)16 KB + 16 KB-
Level 2 cache memory (L2)2048 KB
2 MB
-
CPU cores48
CPU frequency1500 MHz1800 MHz
GPUQualcomm Adreno 320Qualcomm Adreno 510
GPU cores4-
GPU frequency400 MHz550 MHz
RAM capacity2 GB3 GB
RAM typeLPDDR2LPDDR3
RAM channelsDouble channelDouble channel
RAM frequency533 MHz933 MHz

Storage

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

Storage16 GB
32 GB
32 GB
16 GB (SGP311)
32 GB (SGP312)
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Memory cards

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

TypesmicroSD
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/technologyTFTSuper AMOLED
Diagonal size10.1 in
256.54 mm
25.65 cm
9.7 in
246.38 mm
24.64 cm
Width8.56 in
217.55 mm
21.75 cm
7.76 in
197.1 mm
19.71 cm
Height5.35 in
135.97 mm
13.6 cm
5.82 in
147.83 mm
14.78 cm
Aspect ratio1.6:1
16:10
1.333:1
4:3
Resolution1920 x 1200 pixels2048 x 1536 pixels
Pixel density224 ppi
88 ppcm
264 ppi
103 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area64.86 %72.89 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Shatter proof and scratch-resistant glass
LED-backlit
Sony Mobile BRAVIA Engine 2
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Sensors

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

SensorsLight
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Fingerprint
Hall

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
Aperture-f/1.9
Image resolution3264 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
Video FPS30 fps30 fps
FeaturesAutofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
Autofocus
Digital zoom
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
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.

Image resolution-1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1280 pixels
2.46 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS30 fps-
2.2 MP-

Audio

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

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Stereo speakers
Loudspeaker

Radio

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

RadioYesNo

Tracking/Positioning

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

Tracking/PositioningGPS
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
802.11n 5GHz
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Direct
-MiMO

Bluetooth

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

Version4.04.1
FeaturesA2DPA2DP
LE

USB

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

Connector typeMicro USBMicro USB
Version2.02.0
FeaturesCharging
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 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 jackYesYes

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

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

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
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
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
WMA
WAV
AAC
AAC+
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/codecsAVI
H.263
H.264
MKV
MPEG-4
WMV
Xvid
3GPP
H.263
H.264
H.265
MP4
VC-1
VP8
WMV7
WMV8

Battery

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

Capacity6000 mAh5870 mAh
TypeLi-PolymerLi-Polymer
2G talk time10 h
600 min
0.4 days
25 h
1500 min
1 days
2G stand-by time890 h
53400 min
37.1 days
-
3G talk time10 h
600 min
0.4 days
28 h
1680 min
1.2 days
3G stand-by time890 h
53400 min
37.1 days
-
FeaturesNon-removableNon-removable

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)-0.864 W/kg
Body SAR (USA)-1.59 W/kg
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