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Sony Xperia Tablet Z

Announced
Jan 20, 2013
Market status
Released
Release date
Apr 8, 2013

Pros

  • High-resolution camera (8.1 megapixels)
  • Quad core processor
  • Lots of RAM (2048 MB RAM)
  • Fast mobile data support (4G)
  • NFC
  • HDMI connector for TV-out (via microUSB)
  • Water-resistant phone

Cons

  • The camera lacks flash

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Description

The big news about Sony's Xperia Z Android tablet is not that it sports a 1920x1200 pixels display and quad-core processor - after all, we had the iPad 3/4 and Nexus 10 before it - but that the Full HD resolution screen is crammed into an extremely thin 6.9mm waterproof chassis, with stellar design to boot. It is also the first Xperia slate to feature the signature power button design as a new design hallmark of Sony's Xperia line.

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Design

  • Device type:
    • Tablet
  • OS:
    • PopupAndroid (4.1.2)
  • Form factor:
    • Candybar
  • Dimensions:
    • 10.47 x 6.77 x 0.27 inches (266 x 172 x 6.9 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 17.46 oz (495 g)
      the average is 16.4 oz (467 g)
  • Rugged:
      • Water, Dust resistant
    • IP certified:
      • IP 57
  • Colors:
    • Black, White

Displaybenchmark

  • Physical size:
    • 10.1 inches
  • Resolution:
    • 1920 x 1200 pixels
  • Pixel density:

    Pixel density - The pixel density of a display represents the number of pixels over an area of one inch. It’s measured in “pixels per inch”, or ppi. The higher the number, the more detailed and good-looking the display is.

    • 224 ppi
  • Technology:

    Technology - There are two main screen technologies currently used in phones and tablets: LCD and AMOLED. The former usually features a light source and liquid crystals, while the latter is based on organic light-emitting diodes. Newer LCD variations like IPS-LCD and Super-LCD allow for very accurate color reproduction and very wide viewing angles, where no significant image quality loss is observed. Current AMOLED screens differ in such a way that they can exhibit much more saturated colors (sometimes too much) and incredibly high contrast levels, which is due to black color being completely black in AMOLED displays.

    • TFT
  • Colors:
    • 16 777 216
  • Touchscreen:
      • Capacitive, Multi-touch
  • Features:
    • Light sensor, Scratch-resistant glass, Oleophobic coating

Camerabenchmark

  • Camera:
      • Popup8.1 megapixels
    • Features:
      • PopupBack-illuminated sensor (BSI), CMOS image sensor, Autofocus, Touch to focus, Digital image stabilization, Face detection, Smile detection, White balance presets, Burst mode, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Panorama, Scenes, Effects, Self-timer
  • Camcorder:
      • 1920x1080 (1080p HD)
    • Features:
      • High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
  • Front-facing camera:
      • 2.2 megapixels
    • Video capture:
      • 1920x1080 (1080p HD)

Hardwarebenchmark

  • System chip:

    System chip - Most modern handsets use an advanced chip that includes many of the device’s hardware modules like the processor, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and sometimes even the wireless radio. This field shows what particular system chip (or System-on-a-Chip) is used in the phone.

    • Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064
  • Processor:

    Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.

    • Quad core, 1500 MHz, Krait
  • Graphics processor:
      • Adreno 320
  • System memory:

    System memory - System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.

    • 2048 MB RAM (Dual-channel, 533 MHz)
  • Built-in storage:
    • 16 GB
  • Maximum User Storage:
    • 11.6 GB
  • Storage expansion:
    • microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC up to 64 GB

Batterybenchmark

  • Stand-by time:
    • 51.2 days (1230 hours)
      the average is 29 days (692 h)
  • Stand-by time (3G):
    • 52.9 days (1270 hours)
      the average is 45 days (1085 h)
  • Stand-by time (4G):
    • 50.4 days (1210 hours)
      the average is 50 days (1200 h)
  • Music playback:
    • 110.00 hours
  • Video playback:
    • 9.83 hours
  • Capacity:
    • 6000 mAh
  • Type:
    • Li - Polymer
  • Not user replaceable:
    • Yes

MultimediaPopupbenchmark

  • Music player:
    • Filter by:
      • Album, Artist, Playlists
    • Features:
      • Album art cover, Background playback, Music recognition
    • Supported formats:
      • MP3, AAC, FLAC, WMA, WAV, AMR, 3GP, 3GPP, OGG, MIDI
  • Video playback:
    • Supported formats:
      • MPEG4, H.263, H.264, XviD, WMV, AVI, 3GP, 3GPP, MKV
  • Speakers:
    • Earpiece, Stereo speakers
  • YouTube player:
    • Yes

Internet browsing

  • Browser:
    • Popup
    • supports:
      • HTML, HTML5
  • Built-in online services support:
    • YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+

Technology

  • GSM:
    • 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
  • UMTS:
    • 850, 900, 2100 MHz
  • FDD LTE:
    • 850 (band 5), 900 (band 8), 1800 (band 3), 2100 (band 1), 2600 (band 7) MHz
  • Data:
    • LTE Cat3 Downlink 100 Mbit/s, LTE Cat3/4 Uplink 50 Mbit/s, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS
  • Micro SIM:
    • Yes
  • Positioning:

    Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. There are three main types: GPS, A-GPS and GLONASS. GPS - This is one of the most widespread global positioning technologies, developed and maintained by the U.S. government. It uses satellites in order to detect your location. Works best in clear weather. A-GPS - A-GPS stands for Assisted GPS and is the industry standard for positioning and navigation. “Assisted” means that it can use local wireless networks, in addition to satellites, for quicker and more precise localization. GLONASS - GLONASS is a global positioning system, developed by the Russian Federation. It’s very similar to GPS, but isn’t so popular in cell phones.

    • GPS, A-GPS, Glonass
  • Navigation:
    • Yes
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Phone features

  • Phonebook:
    • Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID
  • Organizer:
    • Calendar, Alarm, Calculator, Timer, Stopwatch, Notes
  • Messaging:
    • PopupSMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input
  • E-mail:
      • IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange
  • Instant Messaging:
      • Hangouts / Google Talk

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth:
      • 4.0
    • Profiles:
      • Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Generic Attribute Profile (GATT), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Health Device Profile (HDP), Host Interface Device Profile, Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Phone Book Access (PBAP), Proximity Monitor Profile over LE
  • Wi-Fi:
      • 802.11 a, b, g, n, n 5GHz
    • Mobile hotspot:
      • Yes
    • Wi-Fi Direct:
      • Yes
  • USB:
      • USB 2.0
    • Connector:
      • microUSB
    • Features:
      • Mass storage device
  • Headphones connector:
    • 3.5mm
  • HDMI:
      • via microUSB
  • Other:
    • TV-Out, NFC, DLNA, MHL, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, Infrared

Other features

  • Notifications:
    • Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
  • Sensors:
      • Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
    • Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Availability

  • Officially announced:
    • 20 Jan 2013
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This device is also known as Sony SGP311, Sony SGP312


Alternative variants

We list only the specs that are different than the main variant

Sony Xperia Tablet Z 32GB


Differences:
  • Built-in storage:
    • 32 GB
  • Maximum User Storage:
    • 26.1 GB

Sony Xperia Tablet Z Wi-Fi

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Differences:
  • OS:
    • PopupAndroid (4.2.2)

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