PlayBook 4G LTE VS Xperia ion

The Sony Xperia ion has better specifications than the BlackBerry PlayBook 4G LTE

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BlackBerry PlayBook 4G LTE VS Sony Xperia ion

 
PlayBook 4G LTE Xperia ion
 
The BlackBerry PlayBook 4G LTE and the Sony Xperia ion are proportionally scaled to give you an idea how they size up against each other. Bellow, we have compared specifications of the two devices to give our take on which device scores higher based on key features available.

Score

Thinner
2
The PlayBook 4G LTE is thinner at 10mm
0
The Xperia ion is thicker at 10.8mm
Smaller Size (CC)
0
The PlayBook 4G LTE has a greater cubic volume of 250900
2
The Xperia ion has a smaller cubic volume of 97675.2
Less Weight
0
The PlayBook 4G LTE heavier at 425 grams
2
The Xperia ion lighter at 140 grams
Screen Viewability
2
The PlayBook 4G LTE features a bigger 7.0" display
0
The Xperia ion features a smaller 4.55" display
Pixel Density
0
The PlayBook 4G LTE has lower pixel density at 170 ppi
2
The Xperia ion has a higher pixel density at 323 ppi
Newer
1
The PlayBook 4G LTE is newer and was released on 08/2012
0
The Xperia ion is older and was released on 01/2012
Standby Time
1
The PlayBook 4G LTE can last more around 480 hours
0
The Xperia ion can last less around 400 hours
Talk Time
0
The PlayBook 4G LTE can last less around 8 hours
2
The Xperia ion can last more around 10 hours
Camera
0
The Xperia ion has a 5mp camera
2
The Xperia ion has a 12mp camera
Total Points
6 10
Total Score
38% 63%
Why this score
We have compared the most important features of the BlackBerry PlayBook 4G LTE and the Sony Xperia ion to give a non-biased opinion on which phone stacks better, and based on our results the Sony Xperia ion has better specifications than the BlackBerry PlayBook 4G LTE, it is safe to say that because there are significant differences we recommend the Sony Xperia ion. Note that the PlayBook 4G LTE has 32 GB internal storage compared to 16 GB internal storage found in the Xperia ion currently we are not scoring internal memory, processor number and speed and those should also be taken into consideration if you are interested in the BlackBerry PlayBook 4G LTE or the Sony Xperia ion

Availability

Announced on
August 2012 January 2012
Available
August 2012 April 2012

Battery

Capacity
5300 mAh 1900 mAh
Standby Time
480 hours 400 hours
Talk Time
8 hours 10 hours
Type
Lithium Ion Lithium Ion

CPU

Core #
2 2
Speed
1.5GHz 1.5GHz
Type
TI OMAP 4430 Qualcomm Snapdragon S3

Camera

Main
5mp (2592x1944) 12mp (4000x3000)
Secondary
2048x1536 1280x1024
Video
1080p 1080p

Connectivity & Data

Bluetooth
2.1 + EDR 3.0 (A2DP)
EDGE
- YES
GPRS
- YES
GPS
YES yes, and GLONASS
HSCSD
HSDPA; HSUPA Hsdpa
NFC
- YES
USB
microUSB 2.0 microUSB
Wireless
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n; DLNA

Display

Colors
16.8 million 16.8 million
Resolution
1024x600 pixels 720x1280 pixels
Size
7.0 inches 4.55 inches
Type
TFT capacitive touchscreen TFT capacitive touchscreen

General

2G Network
- GSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900
3G Network
HSDPA 800, 900, 1700, 1900, 2100 HSDPA 900, 2100
4G Network
LTE 700, 1700 LTE Band IV and Band XVI
Alias
- LT28a
Form Factor
Tablet Slate
Price Range
$300-$500 $500+

Memory

Card Slot
- microSD, up to 32GB
Internal
32 GB 16 GB
Ram
1 GB 1 GB

Operating System

Type
BlackBerry Tablet OS Android
Version
2.0 2.3

Size and Weight

Depth
10.0 mm (0.39 inches) 10.8 mm (0.42 inches)
Height
193.0 mm (7.53 inches) 133.0 mm (5.19 inches)
Weight
425 grams (14.9 ounces) 140 grams (4.9 ounces)
Width
130.0 mm (5.07 inches) 68.0 mm (2.65 inches)