Xperia ion VS iPad 2 3G

The Sony Xperia ion has better specifications than the Apple iPad 2 3G

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Sony Xperia ion VS Apple iPad 2 3G

 
Xperia ion iPad 2 3G
 
The Sony Xperia ion and the Apple iPad 2 3G 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
0
The Xperia ion is thicker at 10.8mm
2
The iPad 2 3G is thinner at 8.8mm
Smaller Size (CC)
2
The Xperia ion has a smaller cubic volume of 97675.2
0
The iPad 2 3G has a greater cubic volume of 394159.392
Less Weight
2
The Xperia ion lighter at 140 grams
0
The iPad 2 3G heavier at 613 grams
Screen Viewability
0
The Xperia ion features a smaller 4.55" display
2
The iPad 2 3G features a bigger 9.7" display
Pixel Density
2
The Xperia ion has a higher pixel density at 323 ppi
0
The iPad 2 3G has lower pixel density at 132 ppi
Newer
1
The Xperia ion is newer and was released on 01/2012
0
The iPad 2 3G is older and was released on 03/2011
Standby Time
0
The Xperia ion can last less around 400 hours
1
The iPad 2 3G can last more around 720 hours
Talk Time
1
The Xperia ion can last less around 10 hours
1
The iPad 2 3G can last less around 10 hours
Camera
2
The iPad 2 3G has a 12mp camera
0
The iPad 2 3G has a 0mp camera
Total Points
10 6
Total Score
63% 38%
Why this score
We have compared the most important features of the Sony Xperia ion and the Apple iPad 2 3G 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 Apple iPad 2 3G, it is safe to say that because there are significant differences we recommend the Sony Xperia ion. Note that the Xperia ion has 16 GB internal storage compared to 16GB , 32GB, 64GB internal storage found in the iPad 2 3G 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 Sony Xperia ion or the Apple iPad 2 3G

Availability

Announced on
January 2012 March 2011
Available
April 2012 March 2011

Battery

Capacity
1900 mAh 6750 mAh
Standby Time
400 hours 720 hours
Talk Time
10 hours 10 hours
Type
Lithium Ion Lithum Ion

CPU

Core #
2 2
Speed
1.5GHz 1GHz
Type
Qualcomm Snapdragon S3 Apple A5

Camera

Main
12mp (4000x3000) 0mp (640x480)
Secondary
1280x1024 640x480
Video
1080p 720p

Connectivity & Data

Bluetooth
3.0 (A2DP) 2.1 + EDR
EDGE
YES Class 10, 236.8 kbps
GPRS
YES Class 10 (4+1/3+2 slots), 32 - 48 kbps
GPS
yes, and GLONASS YES
HSCSD
Hsdpa HSDPA, 7.2 Mbps; HSUPA
NFC
YES -
USB
2.0 microUSB 2.0
Wireless
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n; DLNA Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n

Display

Colors
16.8 million 16.8 million
Resolution
720x1280 pixels 1024x768 pixels
Size
4.55 inches 9.7 inches
Type
TFT capacitive touchscreen LED-backlit IPS

General

2G Network
GSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900 GSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900 OR CDMA 800, 1900
3G Network
HSDPA 900, 2100 HSDPA 850, 900, 1900, 2100 OR CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
4G Network
LTE Band IV and Band XVI -
Alias
LT28a also available as iPad 2 for Verizon
Form Factor
Slate Tablet
Price Range
$500+ $500+

Memory

Call record
- Unlimited
Card Slot
microSD, up to 32GB -
Internal
16 GB 16GB , 32GB, 64GB
Phonebook
- Unlimited entries
Ram
1 GB 512MB

Operating System

Type
Android iOS
Version
2.3 4.3

Other Features

Misc Features
- HDMI output capable using $39 optional accessory

Size and Weight

Depth
10.8 mm (0.42 inches) 8.8 mm (0.34 inches)
Height
133.0 mm (5.19 inches) 241.2 mm (9.41 inches)
Weight
140 grams (4.9 ounces) 613 grams (21.5 ounces)
Width
68.0 mm (2.65 inches) 185.7 mm (7.24 inches)