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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.

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: 32GB

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
Operating PlatformAndroid
Screen Size (inches)10.1
Memory Size32GB
Wireless CapabilitiesWi-Fi
  

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Sony 32GB Xperia Tablet Z
 
4.3

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4.0

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

By Stumpy

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.

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4.0

Great Android Performance Tablet

By Steinway

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....

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4.0

My first tablet

By Bob422

from Colorado

Comments about Sony 32GB Xperia Tablet Z:

I was looking for a tablet that could also be a remote control for all of my home theater equipment. I chose this one because it could learn from other remotes, not just a IR blaster. After receiving the tablet, I quickly learned how limited it is for this purpose. The Sony remote app has a single template for all devices and the only customizing you can do is rename buttons. You can't move them around to wherever you want. The database of devices is pretty limited and it is very time consuming to find the right one (or one that is close) because there are no models to choose from, only a list of numbers. For very basic functionality, it's ok, but I am used to creating my own layouts for my Pronto remotes. So I was very disappointed with the remote features. I am now using iRule and am much happier. As for the rest of the tablet, it performs very well. I am still getting used to the tablet interface and how apps work compared to using a real PC, but I learn more and more every day. My only other complaints at this time are that the power button is kinda hard to push and has to be held to long. I have limited movement and cannot turn it on/off by myself. Same for the volume buttons. They are too small and hard to push in my situation. Overall I am satisfied with it, but knowing what I know now, I could have gotten something cheaper and still do the same things.

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4.0

A true Sony experience .

By PKAP64

from Beach park,il

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Pros

  • Easy To Set Up
  • Easy To Use
  • Fast
  • Powerful

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Enhance Experience

    Comments about Sony 32GB Xperia Tablet Z:

    The feel of the tablet in your hands is unbelievable. The durability is a real bonus. Great for viewing movies with the Sony technology woven in the software.

    • Primary use:
    • Personal

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    5.0

    Super nice tablet.

    By Dan

    from Austin, Texas

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    Pros

    • Easy To Set Up
    • Easy To Use
    • Fast

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Replacement

      Comments about Sony 32GB Xperia Tablet Z:

      Excellent Customer Service and product arrived right on time. I would buy again from ABT.

      • Primary use:
      • Personal

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      5.0

      Wow

      By SoCalSonyFan

      from Ventura, CA

      Comments about Sony 32GB Xperia Tablet Z:

      I picked up both the black and white versions of the 32GB Xperia Tablet Z. I only got to spend a little time with it, but thought I would share my first impressions. When I was first handed the tablet, I thought my wife was holding a magazine or some printer paper. This tablet is really thin. I put it up next to an iPad mini and didn't see that big a difference side by side though. The tablet is really light. I thought the original Tablet S was light, but this feels like a phone, especially when compared directly to the Tablet S. The Xperia ion feels a little heavier, and the Xperia SL feels about the same, as far as perceptions go. The UI is interesting, and not too heavy. As you swipe through the home screens, it rotates in an arc between each page. I thought it was subtle enough to not detract from the experience. The colors are really nice. I am a little unsure about why the reviews have complained about viewing angles. I turned the tablet so far that the auto rotate kicked in at all angles, and could still read the website I was looking at without trouble. In my experience, the viewing angles are fine. I haven't tested in sunlight yet, though. The Super Auto function on the camera didn't work as well as I'd hoped. I got a grainy photo in low light. When I set it to night mode manually, I got much better quality. I expect to be taking a lot more photos, so figuring out the ideal settings shouldn't be too hard. I am glad that Sony finally ditched the proprietary chargers for this tablet. The microSD charger was a great idea. I still have a lot of accessories for the Tablet S, and since the Z was announced early enough, I didn't stock up on Xperia Tablet S accessories. Three tablets with three connectors can be annoying, but at least Sony moved in a better direction. I ran the tablet through Quadrant, Vellamo, and PassMark, and it did quite well against the other devices. Overall I am very satisfied with the tablet. It looks great, has features I like, and is very easy to hold in terms of weight. Though I am still fond of the Tablet S and Xperia Tablet S, this one is the best Sony tablet I've owned so far. All that is missing is that keyboard cover Sony displayed at Mobile World Congress.

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      Sony 32GB Xperia Tablet Z

      Sony 32GB Xperia Tablet Z

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