Sony Xperia Z Vs Apple iPad Mini; Sony Android Tablet Wins Over iPad Mini
High-end tablet market has become extremely competitive. The technical giants are coming up with light weight, intelligent and smart devices which offer bundles of innovative features.
The consumers are anxiously waiting for the Sony’s Xperia Z tablet that is expected to become the industry’s most compact device. Xperia series tablets are enjoying high market share and this new Z tablet would certainly be a new star in this product line.
This tablet has a larger screen (10.1 inch), whereas the Apples’ iPad mini is a 7.9 inch tablet. You might be thinking that larger display would also make the Xperia Z thicker, but actually this isn’t true.
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Surprisingly, the Sony tablet is only 6.9 mm thick (0.27 inch), this is even thinner than some of the Smart phones, and also the .28 inches iPad mini. Good news is that Sony has embedded a wide range of smart features and high-tech hardware into this ultra thin frame.
The 2 GB RAM would deliver high-speed performance with the 1.5GHz quad core processor. 1920 x 1200 resolution with Mobile Bravia Engine-2 would deliver crystal clear display, vivid color, greater sharpness and unmatched HD experience.
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You can easily establish radio communication with other devices, as it incorporates Near Filed Communication (NFC) mechanism. So tap it with the Xperia Z tablet and seamlessly stream video/music.
For operating system, Sony has selected the Jelly Bean Android 4.1 accompanied by some other exclusive Sony applications like slide show application, Walkman music, photo editor and many more.
This dust & water resistant tablet features impressive 224ppi pixel density and would be available in black and white colors. So you can expect all ports to feature plastic flaps. 6,000 mAh battery embedded in this new tablet is a bit smaller than its rivals that are powered by 11,560mAh (iPad mini) and 9000mAh (Nexus-10) batteries. Sony must have worked on its power management to provide consumers an excellent power backup.
Design of this new tablet is very much similar to the Xperia Z Smart phone. The backside 8 MP camera is accompanied by an illuminated sensor that gives you excellent picture quality in low light. Front camera is 2.2 MP. There isn’t any detail regarding the price, but might be available in Japan during spring.
Considering all of these compelling specs, you expect this tablet to be a lit bit heavier. Amazing part is that all of this high-tech hardware has been enclosed in a 1.09-pound tablet.
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