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Asus Transformer Book Trio vs Sony Xperia Tablet Z

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Asus Transformer Book Trio Remove phone

Posted: 05 Sep 2013
Market Status: Released
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Sony Xperia Tablet Z Remove phone

Posted: 24 Jan 2013
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeTabletTablet 
OSAndroid (4.2), Windows (8)Android (4.4.4, 4.1.2) 
Form factorCandybarCandybar 
Dimensions12 x 7.63 x 0.38 inches (304.9 x 193.8 x 9.7 mm)10.47 x 6.77 x 0.27 inches (266 x 172 x 6.9 mm) 
Weight24.69 oz (700 g)
the average is 14.6 oz (417 g)
17.46 oz (495 g)
the average is 14.6 oz (417 g)
 
Rugged Water, Dust resistant 
IP certified IP 57 
ColorsBlackBlack, White 
Tablet dockYes  
Dimensions with the dock12 x 7.64 x 0.51 inches (305 x 194 x 13 mm)  
Weight with the dock35.27 oz (1000 g)  
FeaturesKeyboard, Backlit keyboard, HDMI  
Display
Physical size11.6 inches10.1 inches 
Resolution1080 x 1920 pixels1920 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.

190 ppi224 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.

IPS LCDTFT 
Colors 16 777 216 
TouchscreenCapacitive, Multi-touchCapacitive, Multi-touch 
FeaturesLight sensorLight sensor, Scratch-resistant glass, Oleophobic coating 
Camera
Camera5 megapixels8.1 megapixels 
FeaturesAutofocusBack-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 
Camcorder1920x1080 (1080p HD)1920x1080 (1080p HD) 
Features High Dynamic Range mode (HDR) 
Front-facing cameraYes2.2 megapixels 
Video capture1280x720 (720p HD)1920x1080 (1080p HD) 
Hardware
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.

Intel AtomQualcomm 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.

Dual core, 1600 MHz, Z2560Quad core, 1500 MHz, Krait 
Graphics processorYesAdreno 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, 1066 MHz) / LPDDR22048 MB RAM (Dual-channel, 533 MHz) 
Built-in storage16 GB16 GB 
Maximum User Storage 11.6 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHCmicroSD, microSDHC, microSDXC up to 64 GB 
Battery
Stand-by time 51.2 days (1230 hours)
the average is 36 days (861 h)
 
Stand-by time (3G) 52.9 days (1270 hours)
the average is 52 days (1250 h)
 
Stand-by time (4G) 50.4 days (1210 hours)
the average is 48 days (1150 h)
 
Music playback 110.00 hours 
Video playback 9.83 hours 
Capacity 6000 mAh 
TypeLi - PolymerLi - Polymer 
Not user replaceable Yes 
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, Playlists 
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playbackAlbum art cover, Background playback, Music recognition 
Supported formatsMP3MP3, AAC, FLAC, WMA, WAV, AMR, 3GP, 3GPP, OGG, MIDI 
Video playback   
Supported formatsMPEG4, H.263, H.264MPEG4, H.263, H.264, XviD, WMV, AVI, 3GP, 3GPP, MKV 
SpeakersEarpiece, Loudspeaker, Stereo speakersEarpiece, Stereo speakers 
YouTube playerYesYes 
Internet browsing
Browser   
supportsHTML, HTML5HTML, HTML5 
Built-in online services supportYouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+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 Cat 3 (100/50 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-GPSGPS, A-GPS, Glonass 
NavigationYesYes 
Phone features
Phonebook Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID 
OrganizerCalendar, Alarm, CalculatorCalendar, Alarm, Calculator, Timer, Stopwatch, Notes 
MessagingSMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text inputSMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input 
E-mailIMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft ExchangeIMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange 
Instant MessagingHangouts / Google TalkHangouts / Google Talk 
Connectivity
Bluetooth3.04.0 
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-Fi802.11 n802.11 a, b, g, n, n 5GHz 
Mobile hotspot Yes 
Wi-Fi Direct Yes 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
FeaturesMass storage device, USB chargingMass storage device 
Headphones connector3.5mm3.5mm 
HDMI via microUSB 
Charging connectormicroUSB  
OtherTethering, Computer sync, OTA syncTV-Out, NFC, DLNA, MHL, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, Infrared 
Other features
NotificationsFlight mode, Silent modeMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
SensorsAccelerometer, Gyroscope, CompassAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass 
OtherVoice commands, Voice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording 
Availability
Officially announced 20 Jan 2013 

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