Comparison between:
- Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet LTE
- Huawei MediaPad M5 10 Wi-Fi

Brand and model

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

Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet LTEHuawei MediaPad M5 10 Wi-Fi
Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet LTEHuawei MediaPad M5 10 Wi-Fi
Prices
Model aliasSGP521
SGP541
SGP551
Castor
CMR-W09

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
0.873 ft
10.472 in
258.7 mm
25.87 cm
0.849 ft
10.185 in
Height172 mm
17.2 cm
0.564 ft
6.772 in
171.8 mm
17.18 cm
0.564 ft
6.764 in
Thickness6.4 mm
0.64 cm
0.021 ft
0.252 in
7.3 mm
0.73 cm
0.024 ft
0.287 in
Weight439 g
0.97 lbs
15.49 oz
498 g
1.1 lbs
17.57 oz
Volume292.81 cm³
17.78 in³
324.45 cm³
19.7 in³
ColorsBlack
White
Gray
Champagne
Body materials-Metal
CertificationIP55
IP58
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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 typeMicro-SIM-
Number of SIM cards1-

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
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UMTSUMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
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LTELTE 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)
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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 Class 33
GPRS Class 33
HSPA+
LTE Cat 4
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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 4.4.2 KitKat
Android 5.0 Lollipop
Android 5.1.1 Lollipop
Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Android 8.0 Oreo
User interface (UI)-EMUI 8.0

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 801 MSM8974AB v3Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 960
Process technology28 nm16 nm
CPUKrait 4004x 2.36 GHz ARM Cortex-A73, 4x 1.84 GHz ARM Cortex-A53
CPU bits32 bit64 bit
Instruction setARMv7ARMv8-A
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
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CPU cores48
CPU frequency2300 MHz2360 MHz
GPUQualcomm Adreno 330ARM Mali-G71 MP8
GPU cores48
GPU frequency578 MHz1037 MHz
RAM capacity3 GB4 GB
RAM typeLPDDR3LPDDR4
RAM channelsDouble channelDouble channel
RAM frequency933 MHz1866 MHz
-i6 coprocessor
GPU Turbo

Storage

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

Storage16 GB32 GB
64 GB
128 GB

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/technologyTFTIPS
Diagonal size10.1 in
256.54 mm
25.65 cm
10.8 in
274.32 mm
27.43 cm
Width8.56 in
217.55 mm
21.75 cm
9.16 in
232.62 mm
23.26 cm
Height5.35 in
135.97 mm
13.6 cm
5.72 in
145.39 mm
14.54 cm
Aspect ratio1.6:1
16:10
1.6:1
16:10
Resolution1920 x 1200 pixels2560 x 1600 pixels
Pixel density224 ppi
88 ppcm
280 ppi
110 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area64.86 %76.34 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Sony Mobile BRAVIA Engine 2
Chemical tempered glass
OGS (One Glass Solution)
Oleophobic (lipophobic) coating
2.5D curved glass screen

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
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 modelSony Exmor RS-
Sensor typeCMOSCMOS
Aperture-f/2.2
Image resolution3104 x 1746 pixels
5.42 MP
4160 x 3120 pixels
12.98 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
Self-timer
Scene mode
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Optical image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
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 modelSony Exmor R-
Sensor type-CMOS
Aperture-f/2.2
Image resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS-30 fps

Audio

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

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Stereo speakers
Loudspeaker
Stereo speakers
-Asahi Kasei AK4376A
Harman Kardon
Headphone adapter
Smart PA

Radio

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

RadioYesNo
RDS-

Tracking/Positioning

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

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

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
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.

Version4.04.2
FeaturesA2DP
AVRCP
DIP
GAP
GATT
HDP
HFP
HID
HSP
MAP
OPP
PAN
SPP
A2DP
EDR
LE

USB

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

Connector typeMicro USBUSB Type-C
Version2.02.0
FeaturesCharging
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.

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 jackYesNo

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
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
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/codecs3GPP
AVI
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
MPEG-4
VP8
WebM
WMV
Xvid
3GPP
AVI
DivX
Flash Video
H.263
H.264
H.265
MP4
VP8
VP9
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 mAh7500 mAh
TypeLi-PolymerLi-Polymer
2G stand-by time1240 h
74400 min
51.7 days
-
3G stand-by time1200 h
72000 min
50 days
-
Charger output power-9 V / 2 A
FeaturesNon-removableFast charging
Non-removable
Battery life - up to 13 hBattery life - up to 10 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/kg0.86 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
 Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet LTEHuawei MediaPad M5 10 Wi-Fi