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Sony Xperia Tablet Z Remove phone

Posted: 24 Jan 2013
Market Status: Released
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Posted: 18 Jun 2012
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeTabletTablet 
OSAndroid (5.1, 5.0, 4.4.4, 4.1.2)Windows (RT) 
Dimensions10.47 x 6.77 x 0.27 inches (266 x 172 x 6.9 mm)10.81 x 6.77 x 0.37 inches (275 x 172 x 9 mm) 
Weight17.46 oz (495 g)
the average is 20.5 oz (587 g)
24.00 oz (680 g)
the average is 20.5 oz (587 g)
 
RuggedWater, Dust resistant  
IP certifiedIP 57  
ColorsBlack, White  
Display
Physical size10.1 inches10.6 inches 
Resolution1920 x 1200 pixels1366 x 768 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 ppi148 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  
Screen-to-body ratio64.68 %65.59 % 
FeaturesLight sensor, Scratch-resistant glass, Oleophobic coatingLight sensor, Scratch-resistant glass 
Camera
Camera8.1 megapixels1 megapixel 
Hardware FeaturesAutofocus, CMOS image sensor, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)  
Software FeaturesFace detection, Smile detection, Digital zoom, Self-timer, Digital image stabilization, Touch to focus, Geo tagging  
SettingsWhite balance presets  
Shooting ModesBurst mode, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Panorama, Scenes, Effects  
Camcorder1920x1080 (1080p HD)1920x1080 (1080p HD) 
FeaturesHigh Dynamic Range mode (HDR)Video calling 
Front-facing camera2.2 megapixelsYes 
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.

Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 ProNVIDIA Tegra 3 T30 
ModelAPQ8064  
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, KraitQuad-core, 1300 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9 
Graphics processorAdreno 320ULP GeForce @ 520MHz 
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.

2 GB RAM2 GB RAM 
Built-in storage16 GB32 GB 
Maximum User Storage11.6 GB  
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC, microSDXC up to 64 GBmicroSD, microSDHC, microSDXC 
Battery
Capacity6000 mAh  
TypeLi - Polymer  
Stand-by time51.2 days (1230 hours)
the average is 740 days (17760 h)
  
Stand-by time (3G)52.9 days (1270 hours)
the average is 0 days (0 h)
  
Stand-by time (4G)50.4 days (1210 hours)
the average is 0 days (0 h)
  
Music playback110.00 hours  
Video playback9.83 hours  
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Multimedia
MirroringDLNA, MHL, TV-outTV-out 
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, Playlists 
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playback, Music recognitionAlbum art cover, Background playback 
SpeakersEarpiece, Stereo speakersStereo speakers 
Cellular
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz  
UMTS850, 900, 2100 MHz  
LTE (FDD)Bands 5, 8, 3, 1, 7  
DataLTE Cat 3 (100/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS  
Micro SIMYes  
Phone features
SensorsAccelerometer, Gyroscope, CompassAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass 
NotificationsMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneFlight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
Other featuresVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recordingVoice recording 
Connectivity
Bluetooth4.04.0 
Wi-Fi802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band802.11 a, b, g, n 
Mobile hotspotYes  
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBFull-size USB 
FeaturesMass storage device  
HDMIvia microUSBMicro HDMI (Type D) 
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  
NavigationTurn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigation  
OtherNFC, Infrared, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA syncOTA sync 
Availability
Officially announced20 Jan 201318 Jun 2012 
Shopping information
Warranty period 12 Months 
MSRP price $ 500 

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