Sony Xperia Tablet Z

If you are in the market for a full size 10 inch tablet, you cannot go wrong with the Sony’s latest offering for the tablet lovers. Sony has finally built an Android tablet that can go toe to toe with the Apple iPad 4. At $499.99 for the 16GB model, it is priced same as iPad 4 but is $100 expensive than the Nexus 10 tablet.

sony xperia tablet z specs review

Here are detailed specifications of Sony Xperia Tablet Z.

GENERAL    2G Network    GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network    HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100
     LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600
SIM    Micro-SIM
Announced    2013, February
Status    Available. Released 2013, May
BODY    Dimensions    266 x 172 x 6.9 mm (10.47 x 6.77 x 0.27 in)
Weight    495 g (1.09 lb)
     – IP57 certified – dust proof and water resistant
DISPLAY    Type    LED-backlit LCD, capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size    1200 x 1920 pixels, 10.1 inches (~224 ppi pixel density)
Multitouch    Yes, up to 10 fingers
Protection    Shatter proof and scratch-resistant glass
     – Sony Mobile BRAVIA Engine 2
SOUND    Alert types    N\A
Loudspeaker    Yes, with stereo speakers
3.5mm jack    Yes
     – 3D surround sound enhancement
MEMORY    Card slot    microSD, up to 64 GB
Internal    16 GB, 2 GB RAM
DATA    GPRS    Up to 107 kbps
EDGE    Up to 296 kbps
Speed    HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL
WLAN    Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
Bluetooth    Yes, v4.0 with A2DP
NFC    Yes
Infrared port    Yes
USB    Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL)
CAMERA    Primary    8.1 MP, 3264×2448 pixels, autofocus, check quality
Features    Geo-tagging, touch focus, face and smile detection, HDR
Video    Yes, 1080p@30fps, HDR, check quality
Secondary    Yes, 2.2 MP, 1080p@30fps
FEATURES    OS    Android OS, v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean), planned upgrade to v4.2 (Jelly Bean)
Chipset    Qualcomm Snapdragon APQ8064
CPU    Quad-core 1.5 GHz Krait
GPU    Adreno 320
Sensors    Accelerometer, gyro, compass
Messaging    SMS, MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM, RSS
Browser    HTML5
Radio    Stereo FM radio with RDS
GPS    Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Java    Yes, via Java MIDP emulator
Colors    Black, White
     – SNS integration
– TV-out (via MHL A/V link)
– Xvid/DivX/MKV/WMV/MP4/H.264/H.263 player
– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FLAC player
– Organizer
– Document viewer
– Photo viewer/editor
– Voice memo
– Predictive text input
BATTERY         Non-removable Li-Po 6000 mAh battery
Stand-by    Up to 1230 h (2G) / Up to 1270 h (3G)
Talk time    Up to 10 h (multimedia)
Music play    Up to 110 h

Here is a lengthy video review of Xperia Z tablet.

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