With so many tablets in the market users may find it difficult to choose the best device which suits their needs. Here is a review of the specs and features of the Sony Xperia Tablet Z. Readers may find the information helpful in making a decision.
Design and Display:
The Sony Xperia Tablet Z comes with a 10.1 inch LED-backlit LCD capacitive touch screen, rendering 1200 x 1920 pixels resolution and 224 pixels density. The Sony BRAVIA Engine 2 provides real-time contrast optimisation, high-quality colour management and noise reduction.
The display comes with shatter proof and scratch-resistant glass. It has 266 x 172 x 6.9 mm dimensions and weighs 495 grams. It comes with 3D surround sound speakers. The body of the tablet is dust proof and water resistant.
Hardware and Operating System:
The Sony Xperia Tablet Z comes with a 1.5 GHz quad core Krait processor and Qualcomm Snapdragon APQ8064 chipset. It comes in 16GB and 32GB internal memory variants, which can be expanded by up to 64GB using a Micro SD card. The device runs on the Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean operating system and has 2GB of RAM.
The Sony Xperia Tablet Z is equipped with an 8.1MP primary camera with features like face and smile detection and auto focus. The secondary camera on the device is 2.2MP. The camera on the device allows users to take pictures and shoot videos.
The Superior Auto feature on the device is automatically optimised for 36 different scenes. Users who are not sure of the setting to be used in a particular setting can make use of this feature.
The Burst mode on the camera allows users to take images at 10 frames per second and 5MP resolution. Users can upload their photos online using the PlayMemories Online feature, allowing them to access the photos on any smartphone, tablet or computer.
The Sony Xperia Tablet Z comes with a non-removable Li-Po 6000 mAh battery, allowing users multimedia usage of about 10 hours or music play of about 110 hours.
For readers who are considering the newly launched Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 or the iPad 4, click here to read a comparison between the two popular tablets.
Price in Australia:
The Sony Xperia Tablet Z 16GB with Wi-Fi is priced around AU $499.95 and the 32GB variant with Wi-Fi is priced at around AU $629.95 in Australia.
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