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Sony 32GB Xperia Tablet Z - SGP312U1B

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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 32GB Xperia Tablet Z, Model SGP312U1B

Tablets are quickly gaining popularity because they are incredibly useful and portable. Many tablets have exciting features, but none have the sleek design that the Sony 32GB Xperia Tablet Z SGP312U1B offers. Its sharp, crystal clear screen makes this 10.1 inch tablet one of the best in its class.

The SGP312U1B is designed to be your perfect TV companion. The Xperia easily hooks up to your home theater via USB or through Wi-Fi. If your home theater includes a compatible TV, you will be able to browse channels and use your tablet like a remote. The ability to multitask also helps to make viewing more social by allowing you to easily connect to social media while you enjoy the best home theater features.

Your home theater can also benefit from the Xperia’s excellent audio capabilities. The best home theater includes a great audio receiver. An audio receiver can easily connect to the SGP312U1B, allowing you to easily stream music or enhance the volume. The Xperia includes a very rich sound thanks to the Clear Audio+ technology, so an audio receiver is not necessary when on the go.

Sony has also enhanced this powerful tablet by including an Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Operating System. This convenient OS allows you to access all of your favorite apps and run multiple applications at the same time. Combined with the Snapdragon S4 Pro Quad core processor, your tablet is ready for anything!

The Xperia Tablet Z also has a long battery life and a conservative power management system. This makes the tablet perfect for even the longest trips.


  • 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



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


  • 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


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


  • 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)


  • Operating System: Android™ 4.1 Jelly Bean


  • Total Storage Capacity: 32GB


  • 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
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Operating PlatformAndroid
Screen Size (inches)10.1
Storage Capacity32GB
Wireless CapabilitiesWi-Fi


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Sony 32GB Xperia Tablet Z

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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.


Most Liked Negative Review


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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Love it. Few tips for Sony, though...


from Ottawa, Canada

Comments about Sony 32GB Xperia Tablet Z:

Fantastic. Light, thin, beautiful design, fast. I never considered an iPad due to weight; previously owned Samsung Note 10.1. A suggestion for others - get the charging cradle. It's not just convenient and stylish, but having to open the cover on the charging port all the time is really not a realistic option for me. (If you use headphones a lot you might consider bluetooth headphones for the same reason, if you have $$ to spare). 2 tips for Sony: 1) the Android 4.2 update ruins the nice, "lightly" customized Sony 10" horizontal tablet user interface by replacing it with the plain 4.2 UI, which is really a phone interface. Fix it please!! (I downgraded back to 4.1) 2) White balance of screen is quite "warm" - tweak, perhaps, or better yet, include Xperia colour calibration app? All considered, I love this tablet.


Overall it is a good tablet


from Los Angeles, CA

Comments about Sony 32GB Xperia Tablet Z:

I like it so much that I have to sleep with it near my bed. It is so light and powerful. The speed is amazing when compared to my other Toshiba tablet. I do have a slight problem to transfer the videos I saved . I inserted a small micro Sd card inside, and was able to transfer only 3 gb of the videos, but it wont let me transfer after that!!

(1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)


SONY Xperia Z Tablet a bit on the pricey side...


from Saint Augustine, Florida

Comments about Sony 32GB Xperia Tablet Z:

This is an incredibly thin tablet that's a bit on the expensive side. It has an outstanding design that looks like it could be easy to break in half due to it's thickness (or should I say 'thinness'). Charging is quick with decent battery life. The video quality is stunning, It hands down beats all the other tablets I looked at. But you need to be prepared to pay for that high quality with a price that is at least $200.00 more than any other tablet I've seen. The only complaint I've got is that there's no operating manual in the box. Its taken over many of the functions I used my desk top for. With 32 gigs of memory, I've yet to purchase a memory card despite loading many games and applications. I highly recommend this product.

(6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)


Slim and sexy tablet


from Phoenix, AZ

Comments about Sony 32GB 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!

(2 of 5 customers found this review helpful)


good product but poor sales


from Undisclosed

Comments about Sony 32GB 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.

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)


Great Android Performance Tablet


from Lafayette, CA

Comments about Sony 32GB Xperia Tablet Z:

I am impressed with the performance, fit and finish of the Sony Xperia tablet. It outperforms my 2+ year old Samsung tablet due to faster processor, but then it's more expensive as well. The battery life is good, screen resolution superb. Built-in speakers do a reasonable job, but use headphones for anything serious. It does drop the network connection for no particular reason while all the other wireless devices connected to the same router do not. Hmmm....

(2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)


Excellent Tablet Overall - a few flaws


from Austin, TX

Comments about Sony 32GB 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.


32GB Xperia Tablet Z


from Tulsa, Oklahoma

Comments about Sony 32GB Xperia Tablet Z:

Great TABLET like it better than the Ipad.


One of the Best Tablets


from Bradenton, Florida

Comments about Sony 32GB Xperia Tablet Z:

Like the size and the graphics are clear. Speed of processor is great and the weight of the tablet is nice. Not too heavy. Very thin and I like that. Having the extra SD space is a plus.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)


great tablet


from florida

Comments about Sony 32GB 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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