Xperia tipo dual VS Iconia Tab A500

The Sony Xperia tipo dual has better specifications than the Acer Iconia Tab A500

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Sony Xperia tipo dual VS Acer Iconia Tab A500

 
Xperia tipo dual Iconia Tab A500
 
The Sony Xperia tipo dual and the Acer Iconia Tab A500 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 Xperia tipo dual is thinner at 13mm
0
The Iconia Tab A500 is thicker at 13.3mm
Smaller Size (CC)
2
The Xperia tipo dual has a smaller cubic volume of 76323
0
The Iconia Tab A500 has a greater cubic volume of 612066
Less Weight
2
The Xperia tipo dual lighter at 99.4 grams
0
The Iconia Tab A500 heavier at 765 grams
Screen Viewability
0
The Xperia tipo dual features a smaller 3.2" display
2
The Iconia Tab A500 features a bigger 10.1" display
Pixel Density
2
The Xperia tipo dual has a higher pixel density at 180 ppi
0
The Iconia Tab A500 has lower pixel density at 149 ppi
Newer
1
The Xperia tipo dual is newer and was released on 06/2012
0
The Iconia Tab A500 is older and was released on 01/2011
Standby Time
1
The Xperia tipo dual can last more around 545 hours
0
The Iconia Tab A500 can last less around hours
Talk Time
0
The Xperia tipo dual can last less around 5 hours
2
The Iconia Tab A500 can last more around 7 hours
Camera
0
The Iconia Tab A500 has a 3mp camera
2
The Iconia Tab A500 has a 5mp camera
Total Points
10 6
Total Score
63% 38%
Why this score
We have compared the most important features of the Sony Xperia tipo dual and the Acer Iconia Tab A500 to give a non-biased opinion on which phone stacks better, and based on our results the Sony Xperia tipo dual has better specifications than the Acer Iconia Tab A500, it is safe to say that because there are significant differences we recommend the Sony Xperia tipo dual. Note that the Xperia tipo dual has 2.9GB internal storage compared to 16GB internal storage found in the Iconia Tab A500 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 tipo dual or the Acer Iconia Tab A500

Availability

Announced on
June 2012 January 2011
Available
August 2012 May 2011

Battery

Capacity
1500 3260 mAh
Standby Time
545 hours -
Talk Time
5 hours 7 hours
Type
Lithium Ion Lithium Ion

CPU

Core #
- 2
Speed
800MHz 1GHz
Type
Qualcomm MSM7227A NVIDIA Tegra 2 AP20H

Camera

Main
3mp (2048x1536) 5mp (2592x1944)
Secondary
- 1600x1200
Video
VGA YES

Connectivity & Data

Bluetooth
2.1 (A2DP) 2.1 (A2DP)
EDGE
Class 32, 236.8 kbits -
GPRS
Class 32, 88 kbps -
GPS
YES YES
HSCSD
HSDPA 7.2 Mbps, HSUPA 5.76 Mbps -
USB
2.0 microUSB microUSB + USB Port
Wireless
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n

Display

Colors
262.1 thousand 262.1 thousand
Resolution
320x480 pixels 1280x800 pixels
Size
3.2 inches 10.1 inches
Type
TFT capacitive touchscreen TFT capacitive touchscreen

General

2G Network
GSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900 -
3G Network
HSDPA 900, 2100 OR HSDPA 850, 1900, 2100 -
4G Network
- LTE 700MHz (band 13)
Alias
ST21i, ST21a, Tapioca -
Form Factor
Slate Tablet
Price Range
$150-$300 $500+

Memory

Card Slot
microSD, up to 32GB microSD, up to 32GB
Internal
2.9GB 16GB
Ram
512MB 1 GB

Operating System

Type
Android Android
Version
4.0.4 3.0

Other Features

Misc Features
Supports two SIM cards, toggled with a button HDMI mirroring, accelerometer and gyro sensor

Size and Weight

Depth
13.0 mm (0.51 inches) 13.3 mm (0.52 inches)
Height
103.0 mm (4.02 inches) 260.0 mm (10.14 inches)
Weight
99 grams (3.5 ounces) 765 grams (26.8 ounces)
Width
57.0 mm (2.22 inches) 177.0 mm (6.90 inches)