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Sony Xperia Z – the World’s Thinnest 10-inch Tablet

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Posted July 2, 2013 by DigitalMag.net in Tablet
title Sony Xperia Tablet Z

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Hardware: 10.1'' HD Reality Display, quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro @ 1.5GHz, 2GB RAM, Adreno 320 dedicated GPU, 6000mAh battery, 16GB/32GB onbboard storage, micro SD card slot, HDMI via MHL, USB 2, 8MP base camera, 2MP HD front camera
 
Technology: 1920x1200 px res, 225ppi density, OmniBalance design, glass fiber polyamide, 6.9mm thickness, Sony Bravia 2, NFC
 
Specification: white/black color, glass fiber polyamide material
 

What We Liked:

fast and smooth performance, display, battery life, video performance, waterproof, design
 

What We Disliked:

attracts lots of fingerprints,
 
What We Thought

This is how this tablet turns out to the one of the toughest ones out there

by DigitalMag.net
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ony failed to conquer a prestigious place at the tablet market with their Sony Xperia Tablet S. Although it was promoted as a splash-resistant device, a manufacturing defect allowed liquids to easily enter the gap between the display and the chassis. This resulted in significant sales drop.

Sony has used glass fiber polyamide, which is often used as a metal substitute in different automobile parts

 Now Sony is back determined to conquer tablet market segment with the world’s thinnest 10 inch tablet. Digital Magnet reveals Sony Xperia Tablet Z.

On the outside this machine draws the attention with the minimalistic design. The bold and sleek profile is marked by a reflective periphery line. The material used for the frame is not only effective but also provides protection. Sony has used glass fiber polyamide, which is often used as a metal substitute in different automobile parts. This is how this tablet turns out to the one of the toughest ones out there. Its build structure incorporates Sony’s OmniBalance design.

Its slim profile of only 6.9mm and extremely lightweight of less than 500 grams wins itself our 5 points for craftsmanship

 A skeleton frame running on the edges keeps it all together in a well-balanced structure finished up with a glass paneled front side. Its slim profile of only 6.9mm and extremely lightweight of less than 500 grams wins itself our 5 points for craftsmanship.

Its strong shell keeps it up and running for 30 minutes 1 meter below the surface, its water resistance also withstands water jets. You can easily browse while in the hot tub, but before diving in with the tablet make sure all protection lids are put onto the ports. Sony’s flagman tablet is also dust resistant. However incorporating protection glass has made the display extremely susceptible to fingerprints that are really hard to wipe out.

But enough about design let’s see this buddy perform.

On the front the 10.1 inch HD Reality Display features Sony’s expertise in Tv

 On the front the 10.1 inch HD Reality Display features Sony’s expertise in Tv products named Bravia technology –here its second generation is used. The resolution is 1920×1200 at a pretty high pixel density in comparison to common 10 inch tablets – that is 225ppi. The overall picture is sharp and clear, the colors stand out very well thanks to the good color management and contrast levels.

Sony Xperia Tablet Z is rather powerful machine for its tablet class. The quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro CPU inside boosts 1.5GHz of work frequency. It is backed by 2GB of system memory. Fast enough for browsing, multitasking and what’s more video performance is taken on a higher level thanks to the dedicated Adreno 320 video card.

The quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro CPU inside boosts 1.5GHz of work frequency

 It packs much batter and faster performance than its predecessor so that playing a 3D game on this tablet is a real pleasure.

Being packed up with such a powerful hardware inside usually results in high power consumption levels. On the Xperia tablet Z however, we had a hard time draining the high capacity 6000mAh battery piece. It easily provides charge for 8 whole hours of constant usage. Certainly battery life is one of this machine’s main advantages.

This elegant tablet comes in 2 different configurations concerning internal storage – those are 16 and 32 GB which are further expandable with 64GB more through the micro SD card slot. Its connectivity and communication abilities include HDMI via MHL, USB high speed 2 port and NFC.

The back panel provides an 8MP base camera with Exmor R mobile image sensor capable of 16x digital zoom. It takes great and sharp images and 1080p video which is a wonderful way to capture a few cool underwater scenes from your vacation.

Certainly battery life is one of this machine’s main advantages

 The effective HDR mode is active both for pictures and videos as well. However you will definitely have to capture your fun moments before sunset because a flash is not available. On the front there is 2MP HD camera with a sensitive sensor for high quality video call even in low-light.

With its silmness, lightweight and really powerful hardware inside this machine will easily become a favorite to 10inch tablet fans.

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