Photos and manual of the Wi-Fi-only Xperia Z Ultra tablet appear at FCC, still waterproof

Photos and manual of the Wi-Fi-only Xperia Z Ultra tablet appear at FCC, still waterproof
We heard that Sony's take on the small tablet arena would simply be to issue a Wi-Fi-only version of the Xperia Z Ultra, and it seems that the SGP412 device that we caught in November making the rounds at the FCC, is precisely that beast.

As such, it will sport a 6.4″ screen diagonal, Snapdragon 800 processor, 8 MP camera, 2 GB of RAM, 16 GB of internal memory plus a microSD slot, and have a 3000 mAh battery, all wrapped in a waterproof body, but without a baseband radio for cellular connectivity.

Speaking of waterproof, the FCC updated its listing for the Sony SGP412 device with actual photos, and we can easily see an Xperia Z Ultra chillaxing in a pool of water during testing of its waterproof claims. The battery is also shown, being a slightly less capacious unit than what we have in the version with cellular connectivity, so all that is left now is to wait for the eventual MWC announcement of a Wi-Fi-only Xperia Z Ultra, with the respective price reduction one would be expecting from a version without the expensive baseband radio.

source: FCC

Related phones

Xperia Z Ultra
  • Display 6.4" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 2 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 800, Quad-core, 2200 MHz
  • Storage 16 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3050 mAh(16h 3G talk time)

FEATURED VIDEO

11 Comments

1. bugsbunny00

Posts: 2255; Member since: Jun 07, 2013

too bad no LED flash.

3. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

The Xperia Z Ultra's camera has Sony's Exmor RS sensor, so in low light conditions it will take good pictures, I see no need of the LED flash on the Z Ultra. If you really want Sony's big mama phablet with an LED flash, get the Xperia T2 Ultra.

6. pwnarena

Posts: 1129; Member since: Feb 15, 2013

myth .

10. PorkyBurger

Posts: 585; Member since: May 18, 2013

But...But I still use flash as usual flashlight in dark...(;--;)

7. Xperia_droid

Posts: 42; Member since: Nov 07, 2013

not a big issue for this size of phablet/tablet ;)

9. ArtSim98

Posts: 3535; Member since: Dec 21, 2012

I never use flash. It makes objects look unnatural. If I take a picture, I want it to look just like in real life.

2. Avenger827

Posts: 46; Member since: Jan 19, 2014

Even worse is the fact that it's wifi only, tablets are supposed to be mobile devices, but how can It be mobile with wi fi only?

4. emadshiny

Posts: 1144; Member since: Dec 05, 2012

This model is for those who want to use it as a small tablet as its screen size is close to 7 inch. If you want to talk with it, then buy the cellular model. Easy as that.

5. Berzerk000

Posts: 4275; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

Then get the cellular model... Duh. Also, not many people share your opinion, because about 80% of tablets are Wifi only.

8. Avenger827

Posts: 46; Member since: Jan 19, 2014

:D well, to each his own, it's just my personal opinion guys.

11. PorkyBurger

Posts: 585; Member since: May 18, 2013

I am waiting an 8-incher either from Sony or Nexus...yay.

Latest Stories

This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use only. You can order presentation-ready copies for distribution to your colleagues, clients or customers at https://www.parsintl.com/phonearena or use the Reprints & Permissions tool that appears at the bottom of each web page. Visit https://www.parsintl.com/ for samples and additional information.