Samsung introduced a few days ago a new range of high-end tablets have screens Super AMOLED high resolution. The model Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 is the large format, in addition to a technical profile as complete, also has special features and ultra slim design. Let’s compare this model with another that also offers very punchy performance and has a very attractive design, we discuss the Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet. See all the differences below.
As mentioned, the screen is one of the strengths of the Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5, which integrates a panel 10.5-inch Super AMOLED with resolution qHD, or what is the same, 2,560 x 1,600 pixels and 287 dots per inch density. The model Sony takes a screen TFT of 10.1 inches with 1920 x 1200 pixel resolution and 224 ppi. The screen is kind TFT and has the Sony improvement systems, which are formed by the motor X Reality and technology Triluminos.
We are facing two of the thinnest tablets that can be found, if not more. However in this case the Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet wins the battle with a profile of 6.4 mm and weighs 439 grams, while The Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 weighs 465 grams and has a profile of 6.6 mm. The model of Samsung has a design rounded corners with a gold frame around it and a plastic housing with texture that improves grip points. The team at Sony has a way more sharp edge and the frame around the screen is much larger, a detail that detracts from the overall elegance. However with its chest out IP55/58 certified which ensures resistance to water and dust.
The camera is a very important point in a smartphone, but not on a tablet. However both manufacturers have opted for a comprehensive system camera to these two models. The Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 features an eight megapixel camera with LED flash and recording FullHD video in the back, while in front there is another sensor of 2.1 megapixel which is also capable of recording videos in FullHD. For its part, Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet has a sensor Exmor RS 8.1 megapixel in the rear, enhanced so you can record clear images in low light conditions. In this case there is no LED flash, but it includes other features like Superior Auto mode, so HDR for pictures and videos and of course FullHD video recording. The front camera is 2.2 megapixels.
Both teams come standard with Android, which means they are compatible with most image formats, video and sound available. They also have speaker and also the Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet takes tuner FM radio with RDS.
The Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 will go on sale in two editions with different processor. One of them will have an Exynos 5 Octa eight cores, while the other comes with a quad-core Snapdragon 800 2.3 Ghz frequency. In both cases lead 3Gb of RAM and internal memory can be 16 or 32 Gb, but also can be extended with MicroSD to 128 Gb additional. The chip Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet integrates a Snapdragon 801 for four cores operating at 2.3 GHz and is also supported by 3GB RAM. The internal memory is 16 Gb and accepts MicroSD to 64GB maximum.
The two models are shipped with Android 4.4 KitKat, the latest version of the mobile operating system Google. Both come with the package of services that Google offers, but each manufacturer also provides some special functions. In the case of the Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 stands out above all the presence of the fingerprint sensor on the start button, but also has more features like Group Play, Story Album, video editor, the kids’ mode and multi-mode user among others. For its part, the Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet has the suite Sony Entertainment Network and certificate PlayStation.
Both Sony and Samsung offer their tablets in a WiFi only version and one that also carries mobile connectivity, which in this case is both 3G and 4G. They also have WiFi Hotspot, Bluetooth 4.0, antenna GPS, DLNA and plug headphones. Samsung also includes a port Infrared Sony takes system and ANT +. Both have MicroUSB but in the case of the system of the Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet supports MHL 3.0.
The Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet battery carries a 6000 milliamps which will be on around 50 days in standby and can play music or videos over 188 and 13 hours respectively. The Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 has a battery of 7,900 milliamps but there are no exact figures on their autonomy.
The strengths of the Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 is definitely its screen Super AMOLED high resolution and its camera, but here is quite even with its opponent except the LED flash. Both teams are very strong, have a profile connection to complete and its designs are very attractive and thin. The Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet is makes both its protection against water and dust and also its processor, which is slightly more powerful.