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Sony 16GB Xperia Tablet Z - SGP311U1/B

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1.50GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064 Cortex-A9 Quad Core Processor/ 10.1" (1920x1080) LCD With OptiContrast Technology Powered By Mobile BRAVIA Engine 2/ HD Cameras With Exmor R For Mobile (8MP Rear, 2MP Front)/ 2GB RAM/ Android 4.1 Jelly Bean/ Bluetooth v4.0/ Micro SD Memory Card Slot/ Water And Dust Resistant (Up To 3 Ft. For Up To 30 Min)/ Black Finish
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Sony 16GB Xperia Tablet Z, Model SGP311U1B

Whether you are looking for a simple e-reader or the most cutting-edge portable computer, the Sony SGP311U1B 16GB Xperia Tablet Z fits the bill. Slim, lightweight and built for travel, this Sony device is great for business or just kicking back and reading. Enjoy this practical technology anywhere in the world.

The SGP311U1B’s clear HD display rivals that of some modern televisions. The OptiContrast panel works to reduce glare, making the device great for outdoor reading that would normally strain the eyes because of the sunlight. The HD display also makes taking pictures and videos with one of the device’s two cameras a breeze, clearly displaying your favorite moments.

Smart Wi-Fi capabilities make this device compatible with several other pieces of technology. Let this tablet interact with your speakers, TV or Smartphone and take entertainment to a whole new level. Several apps are available to enhance the device, making it more personal. Using Android Jelly Bean, you can do tasks you never dreamed possible.

Convenience is one of the biggest advantages of the SGP311U1B. Aside from easy-to-set-up wireless Internet, the device is able to be programmed and controlled by remote. Simply prop up this device and stream your favorite music from your Bluetooth or display a slideshow of your pictures.

With an extra-long battery life and unlimited possibilities, this well-designed device is a popular choice among people who are always on the go. Whether you are planning a long trip or you are lounging around the house, you will enjoy this powerful piece of technology.

Features:

  • Slim, Lightweight Design
    The Xperia™ Tablet Z is the world’s slimmest 10.1” tablet measuring just 0.27” thick and weighing 1.09 lb. Also, the tablet’s frame together with strong display glass makes the device incredibly tough
  • Brilliant Display
    With a 10.1” full-HD Reality Display, powered by Mobile BRAVIA® Engine 2, the Xperia™ Tablet Z delivers enhanced color reproduction for a brilliant HD TV-like viewing experience. By offering the widest color spectrum on any tablet, it provides a vivid, life-like display. Plus, its OptiContrast™ panel reduces glare in direct sunlight
  • Your perfect TV companion
    Get more from watching television with your Xperia™ Tablet Z and the TV SideView™ app. Control the TV, browse the channel guide and change the channel with your tablet all without having to minimize what you’re watching on the TV. Learn more about the show you’re watching right now, like cast and episode details. Make TV viewing more social by tweeting about the show from your mobile device. Still can’t find what you want to watch? With a built in search function, find your favorite videos on TV, the Internet and apps like Netflix®
  • Sony’s One-Touch Feature
    Sony’s One-Touch feature, based on NFC technology (Near Field Communication), lets you transfer content, including audio, video and images, among compatible devices. Seamlessly transfer content from tablet to TV, tablet to speaker or phone to tablet just by touching them together – just tap and enjoy!
  • Take amazing pictures and videos with your tablet
    Record the action wherever you are with the best tablet camera on the market. The 8MP rear camera and 2MP front camera both feature the ExmorR® for mobile sensor,and take sharp shots in any condition, including low light. Share your pictures directly to Facebook® or upload them to PlayMemories Online™, Sony’s free, online photo and video sharing service, and access them later from your smartphone, TV or laptop
  • Listen to music and movies as it was meant to be heard
    Xperia™ Tablet Z delivers uncompromised sound, from the original experts in portable audio. Songs, soundtracks and effects are richer, deeper and more life-like with the Clear Audio+ technology. Immerse yourself in surround sound when watching a movie with S-Force® Surround 3D technology
  • Water and Dust Resistant
    The Xperia™ Tablet Z is water-resistant up to 3 feet for up to 30 minutes, so you can look up recipes by the kitchen sink without worrying about your tablet getting wet
  • Long Battery Life
    With Battery STAMINA mode you have intelligent battery management, and can easily improve your standby time. When the screen is off, your tablet automatically shuts down the battery-draining apps you don’t need, then starts them up again when the screen is back on. You can also choose which apps to keep running even when the screen is off
  • Power Packed Processor
    The fast Snapdragon™ S4 Pro quad core processor gives you powerful computing and improved multitasking ability while conserving battery life

Specifications:

Convenience

  • Remote Control: Universal infrared remote with learning capability (Pre-loaded remote control codes)

Display

  • Display Technology: TFT Color LCD with OptiContrast™ technology, powered by Mobile BRAVIA® Engine 2
  • Resolution: 1920 x 1200
  • Screen Size: 10.1 inch

Inputs and Outputs

  • Expansion Slot: Micro SD memory card
  • Headphone Output: Stereo mini jack x 1 (works as a monaural microphone jack)
  • USB 2.0: USB 2.0 High Speed, Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)

Memory (RAM)

  • Internal Memory (RAM): 2GB

Power

  • Battery Life (Approx): Video playback - 10 hours
  • Battery Life (Approx): Web browsing with Wi-Fi - 8 hours
  • Battery Type: Lithium polymer (internal)

Processor

  • Processor Type: Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064 Cortex-A9 Quad Core Maximum 1.5 GHz (1 core operation), Maximum 1.5 GHz (Multi-core operation)

Software

  • Operating System: Android™ 4.1 Jelly Bean

Storage

  • Total Storage Capacity: 16GB

Wireless/Networking

  • Bluetooth® Technology: Bluetooth® v4.0
  • NFC: Sony’s One-Touch feature, based on NFC technology
  • Wi-Fi: IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n

Approximate Dimensions:

  • Height: 0.27"
  • Width: 10.47"
  • Depth: 6.77"

Approximate Weight:

  • Unit: 1.09 lbs
  • Shipping: 2 lbs

Warranty Information:

  • Manufacturer Warranty (authorized online retailer): One Year Parts and Labor
  • Extended Service Warranty Available: Click the warranty tab above for details
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Operating PlatformAndroid
Screen Size (inches)10.1
Memory Size16GB
Wireless CapabilitiesWi-Fi
  

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Sony 16GB Xperia Tablet Z
 
4.7

(based on 24 reviews)

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93%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Most Liked Positive Review

 

You Won't Believe the WOW! Factor

Just...WOW! The Tablet Z is everything other tablets should aspire to as far a size, weight, feel, design, screen, responsiveness. Have only had it two days but it hasn't...Read complete review

Just...WOW! The Tablet Z is everything other tablets should aspire to as far a size, weight, feel, design, screen, responsiveness. Have only had it two days but it hasn't left my hand (note: hand, as in one-it's so light there is absolutely no strain at all as with other tablets after awhile). The screen is absolutely the best I've seen on a tablet and that includes the iPad. Had it up and running and controlling my Samsung TV by remote in, like, 5 minutes. The slots at the top of the home screen for apps are incredibly useful. I've showed it to a couple people and both of their first words were "WOW" and that's before they even had it in their hands. Sony, you have really and truly outdone yourself this time! Congratulations and thanks tons for the hours and hours and hours of joy this is going to bring me.

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So nice looking

This is a really nice looking tablet. It should be for $500. I was thrilled when I got it. After realizing that none of the programs I work with are compatible, I settled...Read complete review

This is a really nice looking tablet. It should be for $500. I was thrilled when I got it. After realizing that none of the programs I work with are compatible, I settled for this being just an entertainment tablet. Then I couldn't get it to connect with wifi to anything but the TV, not even my PS3. Then it stopped charging & connecting to computers even when hard wired with the mini usb. Then the SD port stopped working (NEW, within 30 days of purchase). Hope my case was unique, I really wanted to love this tablet.

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(6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Slim and sexy tablet

By DianaElizabeth

from Phoenix, AZ

Comments about Sony 16GB Xperia Tablet Z:

I am a huge Apple fan but I am giving my iPad to my mom after I got my hands on this Tablet Z. It's so sleek and beautiful. I love how lightweight it is and very easy to navigate. It's absolutely gorgeous, and I hear if you have little humans around, it's best to have a waterproof anything - so this tablet does the trick. No accidental drops in water will ruin this. Love, love, love this tablet. I might be an Android fan again!

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(2 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

good product but poor sales

By acger

from Undisclosed

Comments about Sony 16GB Xperia Tablet Z:

I like Sony product very much,good design.The website said there will be a headphone with tablet z but I do not get it.I call sony but Sony just told me they do not offer headphones for a student account,I can not find this policy anywhere when I bought it! Also the box of tablet z is opened before I get it (it is not a brand new),and there are finger print on the back of the tablet z,some videos inside(not demo video)I really feel sad about it but I don't have a local Sony store,and I understand it always happens when people buy electric products online. Anyway, it is a good tablet but battery doesn't support too long,it is so easy to get finger print at back and hard remove!it is not easy to charge the battery since the waterproof cover.

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(2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Excellent Tablet Overall - a few flaws

By BTablet

from Austin, TX

Comments about Sony 16GB Xperia Tablet Z:

I've had the Xperia Tablet Z for a few weeks now and it really is a beautiful tablet that works flawlessly. My main concern is the battery life which leaves a bit to be desired. A full day of usage which to me means reading pdf textbooks, web browsing, pandora, facebook approx 6 or 7 hours will drain it. Most other tablets I've experienced put that aspect of the Z to shame. However, most other tablets don't weigh a pound or are as thin as a magazine. It's a trade-off for sure.

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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

great tablet

By godot

from florida

Comments about Sony 16GB Xperia Tablet Z:

I have had this Sony Xperia 16gb for only a few weeks now, but everything is just great. What a wonderful little device.

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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Sony Tablet

By Toody

from North Port, Fl.

Comments about Sony 16GB Xperia Tablet Z:

I love my Sony Tablet, I use it every day, and am still finding new things every day.

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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Better than expected

By tampageek35

from tampa,fl

Comments about Sony 16GB Xperia Tablet Z:

Beats my iPad mini in every way. My Xperia Z is faster, feels better to hold. The app for the TV remote is awesome. I would recommend this tablet. It's one of Sony's best efforts to compete with other tablets.

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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Awesome

By Buwi503

from Portland, Oregon

Comments about Sony 16GB Xperia Tablet Z:

This tablet is fantastic it does everything a computer does and the quality of the video is such quality and clear I think this blows a Ipad away in almost all ways. I am so happy to have such a great Tablet.

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(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Great Tablet

By SONYofMyOwny

from Fort Peck, MT

Comments about Sony 16GB Xperia Tablet Z:

I'll be updating this review as I get to know this tablet better. Purchased 09/01/2013 PRO Light, with good looks and solid feel. New to Android OS, but learning curve isn't very steep. No complaints about speed or graphics. MANY have posted problems with Wi-Fi. I've not noticed any significant problems yet. There was a small glitch with the tablet choosing DIA's free Wi-Fi over my hotspot, but once I selected that it forget that network the problem never appeared again. Uses a micro USB charger - you don't have to carry extra cords when on the road. That's worth plenty. CON SONY, please offer a rapid-charger. This thing takes forever to charge. On a 12V micro USB cord (non SONY branded charger), the charge rate averaged 6% / hour in standby mode; not much better on the SONY supplied AC charger. UNACCEPTABLE! Especially considering it's obvious that much thought was put into the rest of the device experience. I'm used to downloading the same apps across the iOS ecosystem on all devices. I tried to download the Verizon Wireless Access Manager (to track data usage) onto the non-LTE tablet and the GooglePlay store blocked the download because my device was Wi-Fi only. Big miss for the Google App store. Please note - this is NOT a SONY problem.

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(5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

All Expectations Met

By GDwini

from Providence, RI

Comments about Sony 16GB Xperia Tablet Z:

The tablet Z meets every expectation created by its advertising campaign. The HD screen is wonderful. Speed is good to excellent. The software implementation is well matched to the hardware. And, the unit is truly light and easy to work with. I added a 64gb memory card to round out my purchase. All installed software runs as expected on an Android tablet. I am a big user of the Splashtop HD and Whiteboard products in a live classroom. With the Moko Slim case I am able to comfortably hold the Z with one hand while demonstrating both PC applications along with Android apps in the classroom. Annotated and captured screens are then emailed to all students. I am completely satisfied with the purchase. The Z is an expensive alternative in today's market; however, for me and my major application the light weight of the tablet offset cost considerations.

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(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Best Tablet i've ever use

By Cuauhtemoc

from El Paso, TX

Comments about Sony 16GB Xperia Tablet Z:

This Table Z is a neat sleek powerful table. like the remote control app. i can control every tv i have at home including DVD player. Donwfall. Battery it runs out of power in about 6 hours.

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