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Sony Xperia Tablet Z Review

How this tablet competes with its rivals that exist in the market is something that we will have to wait and watch out for.


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During the past few months there were many speculations in various sections of the media about Sony launching its Xperia range of tablets. Rumors about Sony’s Xperia Tablet Z gained momentum when a Japanese telecom operator hinted that we can expect to witness the launch of this tablet very soon. Putting all rumors to rest Sony has finally made it official that it is all set to launch its tablets Sony Xperia Tablet Z in Japan first this spring. The tablet will be subsequently launched in other international markets.


Despite an official word coming from the company about launch of this tablet, no information of its detailed features and specifications has been revealed. Even the pricing and availability information has been kept under wraps by Sony.

Physical appearance and build

Going by what we know of the Sony Xperia Tablet Z, we can take for granted that this tablet will prove to be one of the slimmest tablets around in the market once it is officially launched. The company has also worked hard to ensure that this tablet looks its best in terms of physical appearance. Sony has done away with the folded image design that it adopted in the previous tablets that it launched. Instead, the Xperia Tablet Z sports a stylish look. One look at this device will leave you with a feeling that it shares a resemblance with other tablets in the market.

Other features

This Android tablet is rich on features. It comes packed with all the features and specifications that you might wish to have on your tablet. To begin with this device sports a 10.1 inch TFT display touch screen. The screen size is good enough to gratify the needs of all kinds of users. You can watch movies, play games and use apps with amazing ease. This tablet’s screen has a resolution of 1920 * 1200 pixels. This screen resolution seems to be simply perfect as a resolution of 1920 * 1080 will leave you with either stretched or distorted images. This device takes advantage of the Mobile Bravia Engine 2 display technology. The screen displays beautiful images from almost any viewing angle. While you are sitting on the couch or at your desk or while you are on the go, this device can be perfect company.

Yet another remarkable feature of Sony’s Xperia Tablet Z is the new feature introduced by the company. It is called S-Force front surround 3D. This new virtual surround sound technology is all set to leave its user with an exceptional multimedia experience. Be sure to see our software reviews on DVD to Tablet converting.

Android Version

This device is powered by Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Operating System (OS). This slate will run on a 1.5GHz quad-core processor. This tablet comes equipped with an internal storage capacity of 32GB and a microSD support of up to 32GB. You will find features like 2G, 3G, 4G LET, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and a microUSB. Moreover, your device will run on a powerful 6,000mAh battery.

The camera of Sony’s Xperia Tablet Z deserves special mention. This tablet boasts of an 8.1MP camera that is supported by Exmor R imaging technology. A powerful LED flash is on the back of this tablet. You can expect the camera to have the automatic low-light mode feature.

Specifications of Sony’s Xperia Tablet Z in a nut shell

• 10.1-inch full-HD display
• 1.5GHz quad-core Snapdragon S4 Pro
• 32GB internal storage
• 8MP rear camera and 2MP front camera
• NFC and LTE support
• 6000 mAh battery
• Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean OS)
• Weight: 17.46oz (495 grams)
• Screen with pixel dimensions of 1920×1200.
• 6.9 mm thickness
• Body is water and dust resistant
• Available colors: black and white

If what the company claims is to be believed then the body of tablet is dust proof, water resistant and it can also withstand shock. If you are a careless user, you can be assured that your ultra-thin slate is resistant to damage. Sony’s Xperia Tablet Z can be all yours in black or white colors. How this tablet competes with its rivals that exist in the market is something that we will have to wait and watch out for.


This is a guest post by Sharon Thomas of, a site that offers savings and current information on dish network internet, as well as services.

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I am the Team Leader here at BurnWorld. I am an audio/video enthusiast and have been in this industry for over 10 years. I love testing DVD/Blu-Ray and Video software.

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