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Sony Xperia Z3 Compact 801 2.5GHz 16GB 8" 4G 3G Tablet

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801 2.5GHz Android 16GB Mar 2015
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34 Reasons For

Twenty-Three Industry Awards

This tablet was given a "Recommended" award by PC Advisor.co.uk, Expert Reviews, Altomdata.dk, Appsandroid.dk, Dinside.no/data, Swedroid.se, Focus-numerique.fr, Hi-tech.mail.ru/, Gagadget.com, Vido.com.ua and Tablety.pl all of whom wrote that this 801 processor tablet was good.

The writers at Lydogbilde.no and Lydogbillede.dk both concluded that this Sony tablet computer would make a great purchase and gave it their "Best Buy" award.

An additional two expert review sites endorsed this tablet computer. The expert at Allaboutphones.nl wrote that this Sony tablet computer was excellent and gave it a "Gold" award and it received an "Editor's Choice" award from Chip.com.my who decided it was exceptional.

The reviewers at three additional expert review sites all said that this tablet computer was good. This tablet received a "5 Star" award from Digital Versus, 01net.com and Les Numeriques.com.

This Sony tablet computer received an "Editor's Choice" award from both Pocket Lint and Androidauthority.com and it received a "Best Product" award from Ljudochbild.se.

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Good Expert Reviews

Based on one hundred and seven expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, Expert Reviews, Digital Versus and Pocket Lint this tablet computer has an average expert rating of 85 out of 100.

Excellent Owner Reviews

Xperia Z3 Compact owners on average rated this tablet computer as exceptional. Owners think this tablet computer is one of the very best tablet computers of a comparable spec and age.

Good Sound Quality

A number of Sony Xperia Z3 Compact owners said that it had good sound quality. Amazon Customer gave this tablet an excellent rating and wrote in their review of the Sony Xperia Z3 Compact on Amazon “Extra marks for the great audio & video quality”. Amazon Customer also said “Lots of money trying to get the best sound out of an iPhone with expensive headphones”. Amazon Customer also wrote “I are so impressed with the sound and video quality that comes out of the Z3 that we are considering swapping our IPhone 6's for the Z3 phones”.

Easy to Use

A few customers agreed that this tablet was easy to use. This year A. Gothorp mentioned “So easy to use” in their review. A few weeks ago Adam wrote on Amazon “The Xperia z3 tablet is quick, easy to use and oh so thin” in his review of the Sony Xperia Z3 Compact. Alex M mentioned in his review “Screen is bright enough to use outdoors”.

Some people said in their reviews that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Last year Alex wrote in his review of this tablet “Easy to hold and type portrait”. In December last year Amazon Customer scored it very highly and mentioned in their Sony Xperia Z3 Compact review “Fantastic 8" tablet, as fast as you can work it and a delight to hold”. Amazon Customer also mentioned “The screen size just feels right and is comfortable to look at for extended periods”.

Several Sony Xperia Z3 Compact reviewers wrote in their reviews that it was easy to use the menus. In December Adam mentioned in his Sony Xperia Z3 Compact review “Can be tweaked using 3 different built in enhancement settings”. Al gave it a score of 80 out of 100 and he wrote in his Sony Xperia Z3 Compact review “Also has a bunch of settings to be changed”. In December this year G.k Reviews mentioned “This pretty much behaves exactly like a laptop with the keyboard attached, even down to the reallu useful Start Menu” in their review of this tablet.

Several customers who reviewed the Sony Xperia Z3 Compact agreed that it had a good experience. Amazon Customer said on Amazon this month “Games makes for an entirely enjoyable and gratifying experience” in their review of the Sony Xperia Z3 Compact and gave the Sony Xperia Z3 Compact a rating of 5 stars. Amazon Customer also wrote “All anyone needs now for the ultimate listening experience is a Z3”. Zdnet.com wrote in their review of this tablet “The audio and video experience is excellent” .

Two Sony Xperia Z3 Compact owners said in their reviews that the product was easy to setup. Michael Wilson he said “Is a solid format all functions are easy to set up and use if you are familiar”.

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Good Battery Life

Several people mentioned in their reviews that the Sony Xperia Z3 Compact had a good battery life. Al scored the product 4 stars and he mentioned in his review of this tablet on Amazon “The battery life is good”. Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon this month “Great screen, super light, quick, good battery life just waiting for marshmallow update” in their Sony Xperia Z3 Compact review. Amazon Customer also mentioned “The battery life is decent and the included power-saving modes are very effective”.

One Sony Xperia Z3 Compact reviewer mentioned in their reviews that this tablet was quick to charge. Old Timer said “Quite inevitably users are going to charge via the USB port, possibly damaging the watertight properties of its cover” and rated the product as excellent.

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Robust

A few people who reviewed the product mentioned that it was well made. In December Amazon Customer said on Amazon “Light and rock solid in performance” and scored the product 5 stars. Andreas Iacovou mentioned “Yet feels completely solid” and scored the product 5 stars. Anthony John Houston wrote “Its well made, impossibly thin, has no light bleed on the screen (unlike the Nexus 9)” in his Sony Xperia Z3 Compact review.

Sixteen Sony Xperia Z3 Compact reviewers mentioned in their reviews that it was good at resisting water ingress. In December this year Abbas Z. said on Amazon “Excellent item, works underwater too” in their review of this tablet. In December Amazon Customer scored it 5 stars and said on Amazon “The Sony Z3 8" has a close 283 PPI and is water resistant when all compartments”. Graham said “Great battery (lasting a good 2 days) Easy to use Fantastic value for money You can expand the memory (unlike a certain 'fruit' brand) Decent sound Waterproof as well”.

Eight people said in their reviews that it was reliable. Old Timer wrote on Amazon “After much indecision I chose this Android tablet over others in the upper price range to succeed my trusty” in their review. Rob mentioned on Amazon “Fast, reliable, easy to use” in his Sony Xperia Z3 Compact review. Last year Sharon wrote on Amazon “Beautiful tablet that is fast, intuitive and reliable” in her review of this tablet and scored it 5 stars.

A number of people wrote in their reviews that it was strong and durable. In December last year expert website Engadget.com scored the Sony Xperia Z3 Compact 4 stars and mentioned “Light device with a stunning display, brisk performance and robust battery life” in their Sony Xperia Z3 Compact review. Gsmarena.com said “The Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact is small, light, durable and powerful”.

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Good Connectivity

A few Sony Xperia Z3 Compact owners who bought the Sony Xperia Z3 Compact said that it was wifi compatible. Amazon Customer said “It was very glitchy - the wifi simply stopped responding” and scored the product very highly. Amazon Customer also said “The WiFi video casting is great for playing your videos on you TV in full HD easily”. Mazt said on Amazon “A joy to use with compatible devices for high quality wireless audio” in their Sony Xperia Z3 Compact review.

A few customers who bought it agreed that it was good in terms of USB connections. Ric Brook gave it a score of 4 stars and said on Amazon in December last year “Next problem I came across is the USB connector, not only is it hidden by a flap”. So she said in the same month “However, you would have to fasten the mini USB and other covers properly” in her review.

A few Sony Xperia Z3 Compact reviewers wrote in their reviews that the Sony Xperia Z3 Compact had gps. Last year Paul mentioned in his Sony Xperia Z3 Compact review “In the conservatory at the back of the house I can get a reasonable GPS lock on an iPhone”. Paul also said “I think for long journeys I'll use the Xperia tablet - its long battery life and ability to get a GPS signal makes it ideal for satnav”.

Some people mentioned in their reviews that it had a good signal strength. Ric Brook wrote on Amazon “Super slim and light Excellent quality screen Signal strength is better than any phone I've ever owned Speakers are forward facing unlike most rivals”.

One person concluded that it was able to connect to the internet.

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Nice Design

A few people said in their reviews that the Sony Xperia Z3 Compact was good looking. Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon last year “This is a beautifully put together piece of technology”. Amazon Customer also mentioned “I've purchased it for remote play, which works pretty good.”. Harleen scored the product 4 stars and wrote in their review of the Sony Xperia Z3 Compact on Amazon “It looks stylish; has excellent sound”.

A number of Sony Xperia Z3 Compact owners who bought it concluded that it was smooth. Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon “Smooth to use, fast to” in their review of this tablet and gave it a very good review score. Andy said last year “The sound (through headphones) is smooth and gorgeous”. Andy also said “As for operation, smooth menu transition, quick wake up, loads websites very quickly without problems”.

Some Sony Xperia Z3 Compact owners who reviewed the product considered that it was a good design. Adam gave this tablet a rating of 80 out of 100 and he mentioned on Amazon “Fast Processor Nice Design Waterproof! Good Speakers Remote play with PS4 (requires fast internet, recommend using over a 5ghz network”. Digitalone.com.sg said last year “A tablet that is sleek in design and light in weight” . Two years ago expert website Mobilechoiceuk.com rated it 5 stars and said in their review of this tablet “An attractive, comfortable design”.

A few Sony Xperia Z3 Compact owners who purchased it said that it was neat. Old Timer gave the product a score of 5 stars and mentioned in their review “PLUS POINTS* The build quality is immaculate, truly premium”. Temitope David Olasoko mentioned on Amazon “The camera is neat”.

A number of Sony Xperia Z3 Compact reviewers who reviewed the Sony Xperia Z3 Compact mentioned that it was well designed. Expert review site Pocket-Lint.com gave the product a very good review and said “It's one of few devices as powerful at this size, offers great battery life, is well designed and fully packed with features” in their review. Expert website Whistleout.com.au mentioned last year “In every other respect it is an easy, hassle-free tablet that is so well designed from a hardware perspective that you can actually forget it's there until you need it” .

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Good Technical Features

Seven customers who bought this tablet considered that it had good features. Al gave the product a rating of 4 stars and he mentioned on Amazon “Great Tablet with good features” in his review. Al also said “Has additional features of being water”. M. Darke said on Amazon last year “The customisation features are nice” in their review.

Good Size

Some customers said in their reviews that the product was compact. Alan gave the Sony Xperia Z3 Compact a score of 5 stars and he said on Amazon “If you're looking for a compact tablet, look no further”. In December Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon “Sony phones/tablets before and this Sony Z3 Compact tablet 8" is hands down the best” and rated the Sony Xperia Z3 Compact as excellent. Amazon Customer also mentioned “Go with the Sony Z3 Compact tablet you will not be disappointed”.

Fourty-three Sony Xperia Z3 Compact owners agreed that it was thin. This month A. Gothorp scored it 5 stars and said “It is a perfect size, lightweight and very ultra slim”. Alan said on Amazon “It's light, thin, has an excellent screen”. Alex M said on Amazon in December this year “Amazingly thin and light”.

Nine people who bought it considered that it was lightweight. Chrissie A. Chater rated it 5 stars and said in December last year “Ultra lightweight and the screen brightness”. Last year Liu Fusheng wrote “Battery life is extraordinary, very lightweight, durable” and scored this tablet very highly. Louie mentioned in his Sony Xperia Z3 Compact review on Amazon “What a tablet lightweight sharp screen, Sd micro slotPs4, remote play is a bonus!I like apple”.

Some customers mentioned in their reviews that it was a good weight. Daz said on Amazon “It is super light weight and super fast”. Mazt wrote on Amazon “The size and weight really is excellent for day to day use in”.

A few people thought this tablet was easy to carry around. Daz said on Amazon “It is easy to carry and the battery just keep going” in their review of this tablet. Daz also wrote “I find the z3 8 inch easy to carry around with me”.

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Good Product Quality

Some Sony Xperia Z3 Compact owners agreed that it was good quality. In December last year Al said “The sound quality is quite good as well” in his review. Alan wrote “One more thing that impressed me was the sound quality through a Bluetooth speaker” in his review and gave it a rating of 5 stars. Alex said in his review “Good stereo sound quality (better than iPad air 2) Fantastic rear camera”.

Reasonably Priced

A few customers who purchased the product reckoned that it was good value for money. In December this year Amazon Customer wrote “This seller sold it at the best price! I bought this tablet as a gift for my boyfriend” in their review of this tablet. This month Bp said “Great for the price”. Two years ago Clashcity Rocker mentioned “A very reasonable price”.

Six Sony Xperia Z3 Compact owners concluded that it was a bargain for the price. This month Adam said on Amazon “Excellent deal on a product that is mystifyingly not that available in the UK” and gave this tablet a score of 5 stars. Adam also said “It was a great deal”. Amazon Customer mentioned a few weeks ago “A bargain!” in their review of the Sony Xperia Z3 Compact.

One Sony Xperia Z3 Compact owner who reviewed it reckoned that it was cheap. Bill said on Amazon “What's not to like? Maybe more expensive than some” in his review of this tablet.

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A Top Selling Product

The Xperia Z3 Compact is a popular choice of tablet according to sales data from Amazon.

Good Picture Quality

Some Sony Xperia Z3 Compact reviewers concluded that the product had good picture quality. A few weeks ago A. Gothorp said on Amazon “It is fast and responsive and the graphics are amazing” in their Sony Xperia Z3 Compact review and scored the product 5 stars. Last year Steven Radford mentioned in his review “And he loves it for the picture quality and sound” and scored the Sony Xperia Z3 Compact very highly.

Some Sony Xperia Z3 Compact owners who reviewed it agreed that it was good for watching movies. Jon wrote on Amazon “That doesn't matter, real world performance is exceptional and the screen ratio for movies etc is perfect! Gorgeous screen too! Incredibly thin” and rated it as excellent. S. Benton gave it a rating of 5 stars and wrote in their review of the Sony Xperia Z3 Compact on Amazon “Great tablet now running android 5 (lollipop), just the right size, very powerful and quick with a good screen for watching movies, i sold my galaxy tabpro 10.1 to buy this”.

One person wrote in their reviews that the Sony Xperia Z3 Compact had good colour saturation. Ric Brook said on Amazon “It is VERY bright on high settings so so problem viewing in daylight and the colours are very good” and scored this tablet 80 out of 100.

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Sony Tablet Computers Have Good Reviews

We checked 1,851 user and expert reviews for Sony tablet computers and found that on average Sony has good reviews. We also found that Sony has good reviews specifically for its 801 processor tablet computers.

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Good for Games

Some people who bought the Sony Xperia Z3 Compact considered that it was good playing games on. Antonio mentioned on Amazon “This tablet doesn't get hot even after long smooth gaming sessions which makes it a better gaming tablet than any of the tab s series (tested on tab s2”. Inception73 rated it 5 stars and said in their review of this tablet “Certainly not for ps4 gaming I can tell you that”. Last year W. Sewell mentioned on Amazon “Works with with my Ps4 which is great for gaming while wife watching her soaps”.

Quite Fast Processor Clock Speed

Across all the tablet computers that have been available for more than a year the processor clock speeds range from 1.1GHz to 2.5GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 1.5GHz. The Xperia Z3 Compact has a quite fast processor clock speed (2.5 gigahertz) compared to most of the other comparable spec tablet computers that have been available for a similar time to the Xperia Z3 Compact.

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4G Compatible

The Xperia Z3 Compact is 4G compatible, unlike most of the other comparable spec tablet computers that are a similar age to the Xperia Z3 Compact which are not 4G compatible.

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3G Compatible

The Xperia Z3 Compact is 3G compatible, unlike most of the other similar spec tablet computers that are a comparable age to the Xperia Z3 Compact which are not 3G compatible.

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Fairly High Rear Camera Resolution

The average rear camera resolution of tablets of a comparable spec and age to the Xperia Z3 Compact is 5.8MP. With a rear camera resolution of 8.1 megapixels, the Xperia Z3 Compact has a quite high rear camera resolution compared to most of the other tablet computers that were released around the same time as the Xperia Z3 Compact.

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3 MHL Version

The Xperia Z3 Compact features a 3 MHL version which is newer than the 2 MHL version featured on most tablets of a comparable age and spec to it.

This tablet computer's MHL version (3) is actually the best featured MHL version amongst all similar spec tablets that have been on the market for more than a year.

A 2.2 MHL version is the worst featured MHL version amongst similar types of tablet computer.

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Fairly Large Digital Zoom

Comparable spec tablet computers that have been available for a similar time to the Xperia Z3 Compact have digital zooms of between 4x and 8x, and the average digital zoom is 5.1x. With a digital zoom of 8 times zoom factor, the Sony Xperia Z3 Compact has a fairly large digital zoom compared to most of the other tablets that have been around for a comparable time to the Xperia Z3 Compact.

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Has One White Balance Mode

The Xperia Z3 Compact has a greater number of white balance modes than most tablets that were launched more than a year ago. This tablet has an Auto white balance mode, which is the most commonly found white balance mode found on tablets that came out more than a year ago.

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Quite High Front Camera Resolution

The front camera resolutions of tablet computers of a similar type and age to the Xperia Z3 Compact range from 2MP to 2.2MP. The Xperia Z3 Compact has a fairly high front camera resolution (2.2 megapixels) compared to most of the other 801 processor tablet computers that have been available for around the same time as the Xperia Z3 Compact.

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1080p Video Recording Mode

This tablet has a 1080p video recording mode, which is the most commonly found video recording mode on tablets of this spec and age.

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Fairly Long Standby Time

At 980 hours, the Xperia Z3 Compact has a fairly long standby time compared to most of the other tablet computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the Xperia Z3 Compact. Across all the comparable spec tablets that have been around for around the same time as the Xperia Z3 Compact the standby times range from 9h to 3,000h, and the average standby time is 580h.

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Quite Large Internal Memory

The Sony Xperia Z3 Compact has a quite large internal memory (3 gigabytes) compared to most of the other 801 processor tablet computers that were launched more than a year ago. Across all the comparable spec tablets that are a similar age to the Xperia Z3 Compact the internal memory range from 1.5GB to 3GB.

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1920 X 1200 Pixels Display Resolution

The Xperia Z3 Compact has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1200 pixels. That's over two times the display resolution of the most common display resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels. The best display resolution of all comparable spec tablet computers that were released more than a year ago is 2732 x 2048 pixels and the worst is 800 x 400 pixels.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

This tablet has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many comparable spec tablet computers that are a similar age to it.

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Dust Resistant Case

The protection feature of this tablet is Dust resistant|Water resistant, which is typical of many tablet computers that are a similar age to it.

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Short

The shortest comparable spec tablet computer that has been on the market for around the same time as the Xperia Z3 Compact is 7.3mm tall and the tallest is 250mm. The Xperia Z3 Compact is quite short (only 123.6 millimeters) compared to most of the other 801 processor tablet computers that are a comparable age to the Xperia Z3 Compact.

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Very Thin

The Xperia Z3 Compact has a quite thin thickness (only 6.4 millimeters) compared to most of the other tablet computers that have been available for around the same time as the Xperia Z3 Compact. The thicknesses of 801 processor tablet computers that are a similar age to the Xperia Z3 Compact range from 6.4mm to 140mm.

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Very Light

The lightest tablet of this spec and age is 270g heavy, the heaviest is 490g, and the average weight is 390g. The Xperia Z3 Compact is one of the lighter tablets that have been available for around the same time as the Xperia Z3 Compact (only 270 grams) amongst similar spec tablet computers of this age.

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5 Reasons Against

Unacceptable Noise Level

Two Sony Xperia Z3 Compact reviewers concluded that the Sony Xperia Z3 Compact was not noisy. This year G.k Reviews mentioned “Easier and less noisy than either of the Surface tablets” in their review of the Sony Xperia Z3 Compact. Ric Brook said in their Sony Xperia Z3 Compact review on Amazon “Vibration device is noisy” however they still rated it 4 stars.

Very Small Screen Size

The average screen size of comparable spec tablets that came out around the same time as the Xperia Z3 Compact is 8.9". With a screen size of only 8 inches, the Sony Xperia Z3 Compact has a quite small screen size compared to most of the other 801 processor tablet computers that have been available for around the same time as the Xperia Z3 Compact.

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Very Short Continuous Audio Playback Time

The continuous audio playback times of tablets that were launched more than a year ago range from 110h to 180h, and the average continuous audio playback time is 140h. At only 110 hours, the Xperia Z3 Compact has a quite short continuous audio playback time compared to most of the other 801 processor tablet computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the Xperia Z3 Compact.

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Very Short Continuous Video Playback Time

At only 10 hours, the Xperia Z3 Compact has a quite short continuous video playback time compared to most of the other tablets that have been around for a comparable time to the Xperia Z3 Compact. The average continuous video playback time of tablets of a comparable age and spec to the Xperia Z3 Compact is 12h, and the continuous video playback times range from 10h to 14h.

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Expensive

After checking the price of tablet computers of a comparable age and type they range in price from £90 to £221. We think that this tablet computer looks expensive compared to other tablet computers of a comparable age and type.

3 Other reasons to consider the Sony Xperia Z3 Compact

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when Sony released the Xperia Z3 Compact.

Four Processor Cores

The number of processor cores on the Xperia Z3 Compact is four. That's average compared to the other eight similar spec tablets that have been available for more than a year that we have assessed the number of processor cores of.

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Average Internal Storage Capacity

The Sony Xperia Z3 Compact has a fairly average internal storage capacity (16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other tablets that have been on the market for around the same time as the Xperia Z3 Compact.

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Specification

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Networking
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Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
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Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
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12 August 2015

IntroductionFor personal and business users who are looking for a serious alternative to the iPhone 6, the petite Sony Xperia Z3 Compact phone may be just what you are looking for.Following the...

25 July 2015

Sony's Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact is one very capable device.  As far as its time with us, it was able to handle everything we threw at it and performed really well. From web-browsing, to watching...

22 July 2015

There was no Sony Z2 Compact, which we thought was a massive shame, because the Z1 Compact was an awesome phone. Usually, when companies scale down their handsets, there is a reduction in power,... Read more…

20 July 2015

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8 July 2015

Sony's Xperia Z1 Compact was one of our favourite phones of early 2014, squeezing big performance into a lightweight, water-resistant chassis, and it's aiming to continue in the same vein with the... Read more…

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Reviewed 30 December 2014 by Rocky
Rocky would recommend the Sony Xperia Z3 Compact Tablet

I bought a Sony Z 1 phone for the good camera and was so pleased with it thought I would try the Sony Z3 8" tablet and have been bowled over! So light it's a pleasure to hold with my arthritic... Read more…

Reviewed 18 November 2014 by Echo Beast
Echo Beast would recommend the Sony Xperia Z3 Compact Tablet

I bought this tab primeraly to use with my playstation 4 (which works really well BTW) so the rest of the family can use the telly. Though I do use it to surf the net and use some apps which all... Read more…

Reviewed 8 April 2015 by Andy21
Andy21 would recommend the Sony Xperia Z3 Compact Tablet

Really like this product is just a perfect size, it's fast easy to use . Great product . Lives up to the Sony reputation...

Reviewed 3 April 2015 by Adz85
Adz85 would recommend the Sony Xperia Z3 Compact Tablet

Excellent piece of kit! Brilliant specifications, really lightweight and battery life is superb. Waterproof too! (to 1.5m). Very satisfied...

Reviewed 22 January 2015 by Ray25
Ray25 would recommend the Sony Xperia Z3 Compact Tablet

Great tablet. Picture very good very clear. Fast to use. Would recommend don't wait get it...

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