46points

Apple iPad Air 16GB WiFi + Cellular

89points

Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet

Apple iPad Air 16GB WiFi + Cellular
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Apple iPad Air 16GB WiFi + Cellular vs Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet

Apple iPad Air 16GB WiFi + Cellular
Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet
Apple iPad Air 16GB WiFi + Cellular
Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet
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89
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Why is Apple iPad Air 16GB WiFi + Cellular better than Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet?

  • 14mm narrower
    240mmvs254mm
  • Has a BSI sensor
  • Supports slow motion video recording
  • Has a serial shot mode
  • Has AirPlay
  • Has manual exposure

Why is Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet better than Apple iPad Air 16GB WiFi + Cellular?

  • 6.15x faster CPU speed
    8 x 2GHzvs2 x 1.3GHz
  • 30.21% higher resolution
    2560 x 1600pxvs1536 x 2048px
  • 2GB more RAM memory
    3GBvs1GB
  • 13.26% higher pixel density
    299ppivs264ppi
  • 4.12% bigger screen size
    10.1"vs9.7"
  • Has an external memory slot
  • 1.4mm thinner
    6.1mmvs7.5mm
  • 85g lighter
    393gvs478g

Top specs and features

Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
Apple iPad Air 16GB WiFi + Cellular
Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet

Dustproof/water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1 meter.

2.thickness

7.5mm

6.1mm

Best

Lenovo Yoga Tab 3 Pro

4.6mm

3.weight

478g

393g

Best

Acer Iconia W510-1674

0.51g

4.width

240mm

254mm

Best

Dell Venue 10 7000

14mm

5.height

169.5mm

167mm

Best

Dell Venue 10 7000

14mm

6.volume

305.1cm³

258.75cm³

Best

Asus VivoTab RT 64GB

0cm³

Display

1.resolution

1536 x 2048px

2560 x 1600px

Best

Panasonic UT-MB5

2560 x 3840px

2.pixel density

264ppi

299ppi

Best

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 32GB WiFi + 3G

521ppi

3.screen size

9.7"

10.1"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

Best

Wacom Cintiq 22HD

21.5"

4.every pixel has three subpixels
Apple iPad Air 16GB WiFi + Cellular
Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet

The device has a display with three full subpixels per pixel, resulting in a sharp and crisp picture. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.

5.has an IPS screen
Apple iPad Air 16GB WiFi + Cellular
Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet

IPS (In-Plane Switching) is a technology used for LCDs. It was designed to overcome the main limitations of normal TFTs TN-matrices: relatively slow response times, small viewing angles and low quality color reproduction. PLS (Plane to Line Switching) is a type of IPS screen developed by Samsung, which has increased brightness and lower production costs.

6.has a touch screen
Apple iPad Air 16GB WiFi + Cellular
Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.

Performance

1.CPU speed

2 x 1.3GHz

8 x 2GHz

Best

Samsung Galaxy Book 2

8 x 2.36GHz

2.has an external memory slot
Apple iPad Air 16GB WiFi + Cellular
Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet

The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.

3.RAM

1GB

3GB

Best

Google Pixel Slate

16GB

4.Has integrated LTE
Apple iPad Air 16GB WiFi + Cellular
Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet

The system on a chip (SoC) has an integrated LTE cellular chip. LTE is capable of downloading at faster speeds than older, 3G technology.

5.internal storage

16GB

32GB

Best

Apple iPad Pro 11" (2018)

1000GB

6.Supports 64-bit
Apple iPad Air 16GB WiFi + Cellular
Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet

A 32-bit operating system can only support up to 4GB of RAM. 64-bit allows more than 4GB, giving increased performance. It also allows you to run 64-bit applications.

Cameras

1.megapixels

5MP

8.1MP

Best

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 32GB WiFi + 3G

24MP

2.front camera megapixels

1.2MP

5.1MP

Best

Huawei MediaPad M5 Lite LTE (32GB / 3GB RAM)

8MP

3.video recording (main camera)

1080 x 30fps

1080 x 30fps

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.

Best

Apple iPad Pro 11" (2018)

2160 x 60fps

4.has touch autofocus
Apple iPad Air 16GB WiFi + Cellular
Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet

The autofocus is immediately set to the subject by just touching it on the touch screen.

5.has a built-in HDR mode
Apple iPad Air 16GB WiFi + Cellular
Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).

6.has a BSI sensor
Apple iPad Air 16GB WiFi + Cellular
Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet

A BSI (backside illuminated) sensor is a camera image sensor which captures better quality images in poor lighting conditions, and offers better overall sharpness and image quality.

Audio

1.has stereo speakers
Apple iPad Air 16GB WiFi + Cellular
Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

2.number of microphones

2

2

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Acer Aspire Switch 12 S

3

3.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Apple iPad Air 16GB WiFi + Cellular
Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

4.Has a radio
Apple iPad Air 16GB WiFi + Cellular
Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet

A built-in FM radio tuner allows you to listen to most of the live-broadcasted FM radio stations without using the internet.

Battery

1.battery power

8820mAh

6000mAh

Best

Apple iPad 4 128GB WiFi + Cellular

11560mAh

2.has a rechargeable battery
Apple iPad Air 16GB WiFi + Cellular
Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.has a battery level indicator
Apple iPad Air 16GB WiFi + Cellular
Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Features

1.Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Apple iPad Air 16GB WiFi + Cellular
Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet
2.Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
Apple iPad Air 16GB WiFi + Cellular
Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet

802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.

3.Is a multi-user system
Apple iPad Air 16GB WiFi + Cellular
Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet
4.USB version

2

2

Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.

Best

Apple iPad Pro 11" (2018)

3.1

5.Supports 4K resolution
Apple iPad Air 16GB WiFi + Cellular
Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet

Allows you to view in ultra-high definition.

6.Is free and open source
Apple iPad Air 16GB WiFi + Cellular
Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet

Anyone is free to use, copy, study, and change the software in any way, and the source code is openly shared so that people are encouraged to voluntarily improve the design of the software.

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