Sony once again accidentally drops the Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact name

Sony once again accidentally drops the Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact name
A couple of days ago, Sony inadvertently showed a photograph of someone lounging around a pool with the unannounced Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact. On this gentleman's wrist was a mysterious Sony smartwatch. What made the picture stand out, was that it was somehow published amongst promo pictures of the Sony Smart Band.

Just a few days before the above incident, a user guide for the Sony BSC10, which is a Bluetooth speaker with a charging dock, mentioned that this product is compatible with the Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact. Just what is going on at Sony?

Today, a specs page for the Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet, accidentally listed the Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact, when the copy was supposed to have mentioned the Xperia Z2 Tablet. Someone at Sony obviously has the Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact on his mind. The other day, we learned about some of the specs for the slate, via a leak. This is a device with an 8 inch TRILUMINOS screen offering resolution of 1920 x 1080. A quad-core 2.5GHz Snapdragon 801MSM8974AC is driving the slab, which includes 3GB of RAM and 16GB of native storage. An 8MP snapper is on back and the whole shebang is powered by a 4500mAh to 5000mAh battery.

Sony has since corrected the blooper, which makes us wonder where the Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact name will show up next. The tablet itself should be unveiled at IFA 2014 in Berlin, which starts on September 5th. The Sony Xperia Z3 and Sony Xperia Z3 Compact are both also expected to see the light of day at IFA.


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source: SonyMobile via gizmobolt

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13 Comments

1. dorianb

Posts: 617; Member since: Oct 24, 2012

Sony just announce it already so you can take my money.... four months from now when it launches in the US

9. techperson211

Posts: 1280; Member since: Feb 27, 2014

It's free advertisement already. I'm still waiting for z3 compact although I'm sticking with my z2 .

2. Neo_Huang

Posts: 1067; Member since: Dec 06, 2013

They could be doing this on purpose...

13. S.M.Talha

Posts: 70; Member since: Aug 27, 2014

I wonder why dont sony make affordable tablets.

3. ChrisMoel

Posts: 2; Member since: Aug 27, 2014

Or someone in Sony is just plain lazy and is copying and pasting manuals so they dont have to write a new one

4. fzacek

Posts: 2486; Member since: Jan 26, 2014

Would be nice if they used QHD for the larger-sized one...

5. 0xFFFF

Posts: 3806; Member since: Apr 16, 2014

I wonder why Sony doesn't adapt their OLED tech to a tablet. Might be very compelling, especially if they make it work well as a "secondary display" for a television/cable/streaming box.

6. vipervoid123

Posts: 163; Member since: Aug 27, 2013

So far, JOLED just start the research not long, so probably wont so fast ~

7. aba71983

Posts: 807; Member since: Jul 24, 2014

It is not accidentally leaked by the manufacturer, they intent so that people will talk to them. The only good for Sony tablet is the Water and Dust resistant. Only Apple iPad is the best tablet in the market.

8. techperson211

Posts: 1280; Member since: Feb 27, 2014

Really ipad? It's just an oversized iPod touch last time I check. It's really hard to understand what your trying to say and if your such an ifruit lover then as they say don't go trolling to other article.

12. ArtSim98

Posts: 3535; Member since: Dec 21, 2012

Lol iPad sucks. Like any other tablet on the market.

10. shamatuu

Posts: 159; Member since: Nov 02, 2011

really hope the tablet is priced under 400?

11. Lt.Green

Posts: 397; Member since: Mar 13, 2014

huba huba huba...

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