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BlackBerry PlayBook Sony Tablet P
Global Score
5.465.95
Basic Information
BlackberrySony
BlackBerry Tablet OSAndroid 4.0.3, 3.2
2010-09-272011-04-26
7.64 x 5.12 x 0.39 inches7.09 x 6.22 x 0.55 inches
14.11 ounces13.12 ounces
$ 400.00 at Amazon$ 200.00 at Amazon
Display / Screen
7 inches5.5 inches
1024 x 600 pixels 1024 x 480 pixels
LCDIPS LCD
170 pixels per inch206 pixels per inch
Capacitive, Multi-touchCapacitive, Multi-touch
5.76
Performance
TI OMAP 4430 chipsetNVIDIA Tegra 2 chipset
ARM Cortex-A9 (Dual-Core 1000 MHz) processor Dual-Core 1000 MHz processor
1 GB RAM1 GB RAM
PowerVR SGX540 (200 MHz) GPUYes GPU
6.846.57
Storage
16 GB internal memory4 GB internal memory
No SD card slotmicroSD, microSDHC (up to 32 GB) external memory slot
2.52.16
Camera
5.00 MP + 3.00 MP5.00 MP + 0.30 MP
1920 x 1080 (30 fps) (Full HD) video resolution1280 x 720 (HD) video resolution
4.954.18
Networks
Wi-FiWi-Fi
--LTE (4G), HSPA, UMTS, EDGE and GSM
--SIM
3.28.1
Battery Life
Li-Ion Battery3080mAh Li-Ion Battery
Non-Removable BatteryNon-Removable Battery
1.365.44
Other Features
Bluetooth 2.1, EDRBluetooth 2.1, EDR
GPSGPS
Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope and Light SensorAccelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope and Light Sensor

Comparisson review

The Sony Tablet P is just a bit better than BlackBerry PlayBook, getting a score of 5.95 against 5.46. The Sony Tablet P comes with Android 4.0.3 operating system, while BlackBerry PlayBook works with BlackBerry Tablet OS operating system. The Sony Tablet P construction is just a bit lighter but way thicker than the BlackBerry PlayBook, and both of them were released with only 7 months difference.

The BlackBerry PlayBook counts with a bit faster processor than Sony Tablet P, and although they both have 1 GB of RAM memory and the same number of cores, the BlackBerry PlayBook also has an additional GPU. Sony Tablet P features a bit more vivid display than BlackBerry PlayBook, because although it has a lot smaller display and a little lower resolution of 480 x 1024, it also counts with a bit greater pixel density.

BlackBerry PlayBook has a much better camera than Sony Tablet P, and although they both have a 5 megapixels resolution back-facing camera, the BlackBerry PlayBook also has a way better 1920x1080 (Full HD) video definition. The BlackBerry PlayBook features more memory capacity to install applications and games or saving photos and videos than Sony Tablet P, because although it has no SD memory card expansion slot, it also counts with 12 GB more internal storage capacity.

Sony Tablet P features a much longer battery life than BlackBerry PlayBook.

The Sony Tablet P not only is the best tablets in this comparisson, but it's also a bargain compared to the other ones.