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Sony Xperia Tablet Z SGP312
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Sony Xperia Tablet Z SGP312 APQ8064 1.5GHz 32GB 10.1" Tablet

APQ8064 1.5GHz Android 32GB Dec 2013
Processor Model Processor Frequency Operating System Installed Internal Storage Capacity Release Date
So Brilliantly Vivid, You Feel Like You Re ThereThink about the sharpest, most vivid TV picture. Now imagine it on a tablet. Xperia Tablet Z delivers the kind of immersive viewing you d normally... More
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Sony Has Good Tablet Computer Reviews

Tablets manufactured by Sony generally have good ratings compared to other brands.

Robust

Several customers reckoned that it was good at resisting water ingress. Gizmodo.in mentioned “Fully waterproof” in their review of the Sony Xperia Tablet Z SGP312. Gizmodo.in also said “The MHL connection, impressive waterproofing”. Gizmodo.in also said “10.1inch dust and water resistant tablet Lightweight at 495 grams Incredibly thin at 6.9mm Google Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean”.

One Sony Xperia Tablet Z SGP312 reviewer who reviewed this tablet concluded that it was strong and durable. Gizmodo.in mentioned “Tough and lightweight design, reasonable performance, decent screen”. One person concluded that the product was well made. Gizmodo.in mentioned “Solid build, dust and water resistant” in their review of the Sony Xperia Tablet Z SGP312.

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Nice Design

A number of Sony Xperia Tablet Z SGP312 owners who reviewed it thought it was a good design. Gizmodo.in wrote four years ago “The Sony Xperia Tablet Z offers a refreshingly thin and light design, with great gaming performance”. Gizmodo.in also said “Amazingly thin and light design”. Gizmodo.in also said “Brilliant slim and light design”.

Good Size

Five Sony Xperia Tablet Z SGP312 reviewers wrote in their reviews that this tablet was thin. Gizmodo.in mentioned “Remarkably thin and light” in their review. Gizmodo.in also wrote “Fast processor, excellent screen, very slim and light, water”. Gizmodo.in also said “Ridiculously slim”.

Several customers reckoned that the product was lightweight. Four years ago Gizmodo.in said “Very thin and lightweight” in their review.

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Easy to Use

One Sony Xperia Tablet Z SGP312 reviewer who purchased the Sony Xperia Tablet Z SGP312 thought it was comfortable and easy to hold. Gizmodo.in mentioned in their Sony Xperia Tablet Z SGP312 review “Comfortable to hold”. One customer considered that this tablet was easy to use. Gizmodo.in wrote “Builtin remote control” in their Sony Xperia Tablet Z SGP312 review.

Good for Games

One person who reviewed this tablet concluded that it was good playing games on.

Good Sound Quality

One Sony Xperia Tablet Z SGP312 reviewer reckoned that the product had good sound quality. Gizmodo.in mentioned “Speakers crackle at full volume” in their Sony Xperia Tablet Z SGP312 review.

Very High Rear Camera Resolution (numeric)

The Sony Xperia Tablet Z SGP312 has one of the highest rear camera resolution (numeric)s (8.1 megapixels) amongst comparable spec tablets of this age. The rear camera resolution (numeric)s of tablet computers that came out more than two years ago range from 5MP to 8.1MP, and the average rear camera resolution (numeric) is 6MP.

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Fairly Large Display Diagonal

Tablet computers of a comparable spec and age to the Xperia Tablet Z SGP312 have display diagonals of between 7" and 11", and the average display diagonal is 8.7". The Xperia Tablet Z SGP312 has one of the larger display diagonals (10.1 inches) amongst APQ8064 processor tablet computers of this age.

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Very Large Internal Storage Capacity

When compared to other APQ8064 processor tablet computers that have been around for around the same time as the Xperia Tablet Z SGP312, the internal storage capacity of the Sony Xperia Tablet Z SGP312 of 32 gigabytes is one of the largest. The smallest internal storage capacity of APQ8064 processor tablet computers that are a similar age to the Xperia Tablet Z SGP312 is 16GB, the largest is 32GB, and the average internal storage capacity is 21GB.

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Fairly Large Digital Zoom

With a digital zoom of 16 times zoom factor, the Sony Xperia Tablet Z SGP312 has one of the larger digital zooms amongst similar spec tablets of this age. The smallest digital zoom of tablet computers that are a similar age to the Xperia Tablet Z SGP312 is 4x, the largest is 16x, and the average digital zoom is 6.1x.

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3288 X 2472 Pixels Rear Camera Resolution

The biggest rear camera resolution of the Xperia Tablet Z SGP312 is 3288 x 2472 pixels. That's over three times the rear camera resolution of a 1920 x 1080 pixels tablet computer, which is the most frequently found rear camera resolution.

This tablet's rear camera resolution (3288 x 2472 pixels) is actually the best rear camera resolution amongst all tablets of a similar spec and age to the Xperia Tablet Z SGP312.

A 640 x 480 pixels rear camera resolution is the worst rear camera resolution amongst comparable types of tablet.

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Very High Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

At 2.2 megapixels, the Xperia Tablet Z SGP312 has a very high front camera resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other similar spec tablets that were released around the same time as the Xperia Tablet Z SGP312. The lowest front camera resolution (numeric) of tablets of a similar type and age to the Xperia Tablet Z SGP312 is 1.1MP, the highest is 2.2MP, and the average front camera resolution (numeric) is 1.6MP.

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Quite Long Standby Time

The average standby time of tablets that have been available for more than two years is 480h, and the standby times range from 12h to 1,900h. With a standby time of 890 hours, the Xperia Tablet Z SGP312 has one of the longer standby times amongst similar spec tablets of this age.

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Very Big Total Storage Capacity

The Xperia Tablet Z SGP312 has a very big total storage capacity (32 gigabytes) compared to most of the other APQ8064 processor tablet computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Xperia Tablet Z SGP312. The total storage capacitys of APQ8064 processor tablet computers that are a comparable age to the Xperia Tablet Z SGP312 range from 16GB to 32GB, and the average total storage capacity is 23GB.

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Fairly Long Continuous Video Playback Time

The Sony Xperia Tablet Z SGP312 has a fairly long continuous video playback time (10 hours) compared to most of the other tablets that have been on the market for a similar time to the Xperia Tablet Z SGP312. Comparable spec tablet computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the Xperia Tablet Z SGP312 have continuous video playback times of between 2.3h and 15h, and the average continuous video playback time is 7.4h.

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7 Reasons Against

A Bit Expensive

Three Sony Xperia Tablet Z SGP312 reviewers who reviewed it thought it was not good value for money. Gizmodo.in wrote “500 for 16GB of storage is a heavy price hike compared with Sony's previous tablet entry”. Gizmodo.in also said “A bit pricey for the specs”.

A number of customers considered that the Sony Xperia Tablet Z SGP312 was not cheap. Four years ago Gizmodo.in mentioned “100 more expensive than Nexus 10”.

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Poor Battery Life

Three Sony Xperia Tablet Z SGP312 reviewers who bought it agreed that it did not have a good battery life. Gizmodo.in mentioned four years ago “Poor battery life”. Gizmodo.in also mentioned “Average battery life, poor cameras, not the latest version of Android”.

Poor Connectivity

Several Sony Xperia Tablet Z SGP312 owners concluded that this tablet did not have network functionality. Four years ago Gizmodo.in mentioned “The tablet's poor network performance and slow app loading cuts into its value” in their review.

Not 4G

The Xperia Tablet Z SGP312 is not 4G, although this is within the context that most of the other comparable spec tablet computers that have been available for around the same time as the Xperia Tablet Z SGP312 are also not 4G.

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Not 3G

Like most of the other tablets of a comparable type and age to the Xperia Tablet Z SGP312, the Sony Xperia Tablet Z SGP312 is not 3G.

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Quite Long Battery Recharge Time

Comparable spec tablets that have been on the market for more than two years have battery recharge times of between 2h and 14h. The Xperia Tablet Z SGP312 has one of the longer battery recharge times (6 hours) amongst comparable spec tablets of this age.

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Pricey

The price range of tablet computers of this age and type is from £206 to £469. We think that this APQ8064 processor tablet computer looks expensive compared to other tablet computers of this age and type.

4 Other reasons to consider the Sony Xperia Tablet Z SGP312

Price Increase of £12.01

The Xperia Tablet Z SGP312 has increased in price by £12.01 in the last 37 days.

Released Over Three Years Ago

Sony released the Xperia Tablet Z SGP312 over three years ago.

Four Processor Coress

Compared to the other nine APQ8064 processor tablet computers that have been on the market for more than two years that we have assessed the number of processor coress of, the Xperia Tablet Z SGP312 is a four processor cores tablet which is average.

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Average Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 1.5 gigahertz, the Xperia Tablet Z SGP312 has a relatively typical processor frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec tablet computers that were launched more than two years ago.

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Specification

Processor
Processor Model
Processor Frequency
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Memory
Internal Memory
Software
Operating System Installed
Operating System Version
Platform
Storage
Internal Storage Capacity
Maximum Memory Card Size
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Storage Media
Display
Display Diagonal
Touch Technology
Display Technology
Touchscreen
LED Backlight
Display Resolution
Display Number of Colours
Camera
Rear Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Maximum Video Resolution
Video Recording
Rear Camera Resolution
Rear Camera
Audio
Number of Built-In Speakers
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker(s)
Networking
4G
3G
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Wi-Fi Direct
Data Network
Bluetooth Version
Wi-Fi Standards
Bluetooth
4G WiMAX
Top Wi-Fi Standard
Ports & Interfaces
DC-In Jack
Combo Headphone/mic Port
Microphone in
Headphone Out
Micro HDMI Ports Quantity
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Micro-USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Messaging
E-Mail
Performance
Video Compression Formats
Image Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Electronic Compass
Gyroscope
Ambient Light Sensor
Accelerometer
GLONASS
Assisted GPS (A-GPS)
GPS (satellite)
Position Location
Design
Device Type
Form Factor
Protection Features
Colour of Product
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
Battery
Battery Recharge Time
Browsing Time
Continuous Audio Playback Time
Continuous Video Playback Time
Battery Life (max)
Battery Capacity
Battery Technology
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Keyboard Supplied
Quick Start Guide
Manual
Other Features
Docking Connector
Wi-Fi

Expert Reviews

8 June 2013

In a time when tablets are becoming increasing similar, it's rare that you pick up a device and have one of those, ""Whoa!"" moments. You relish them when they come, because it means that... Read more…

Very thin and lightweight
Great screen
Quad core processor
Impressive camera
Incredibly thin and light
Poor battery life
Costly
Runs older version of Android
Google Play store lacks tablet app selection of iPad
Interface can lag a little
29 July 2013

Sony Xperia Tablet Z zdecydowanie nale?y umie?ci? w czo?ówce interesuj?cych tabletów z Androidem. Przyci?ga wzrok swoim wygl?dem, a jego parametry robi? wra?enie. ?wietnie dzia?a, oferuje...

Sleek, ultra thin design
Extrmely lightweight
I 57 rating Dust resistant and waterproof
Decent display with good contrast and vivid colors
Water resistant
Below average battery life
Poor audio quality
No LED flash
Performance could be better
LTE edition is very expensive
21 September 2015

Prima: Die Modelle der Tablet-Mittelklasse schneiden meist mit guter Testnote ab.Gerade hat Apple das iPad Pro vorgestellt ? ein Riesen-Tablet ab 799 US-Dollar, das im November erscheint. Google... Read more…

Screen is very large for the size of the tablet
Very light for its size
High resolution
Very good cameravideo
Fast system speed
Limited connectivity options
Poor sound quality
Unimpressive camera, multitouch oversensitivity, low battery life, over priced
Weedy charger, temperamental microUSB port
Frustrating waterproof covers
26 April 2013

Sony schließt sich dem Trend hin zu dünneren und leichteren Tablets an und verbindet ihn mit einer neuen Designsprache, leistungsstarken Komponenten und nützlichen Funktionen. Das extrem dünne...

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Sony Xperia Tablet Z review
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3 March 2013

Sony quest'anno, oltre ad aver rinnovato anche la gamma di smartphone top di gamma grazie al suo Xperia Z, si è anche concentrata sulla realizzazione di un tablet stilisticamente e... Read more…

Extremely slim and light
Fast processor and graphics
Vibrant screen with good viewing angles
Impressively slim and light
Gorgeous screen
Ports behind fiddly flaps
Screen not as sharp as cheaper Nexus 10
Limited tablet apps compared to iOS
Battery drain
Pricey

User Reviews

(3)
Reviewed 16 December 2015 by Sherbear93
Sherbear93 would recommend the Nextbook Flexx NXW9QC132 8.9-inch

Great tablet for the price! So far there hasn't been any issues. Works smoothly...

Reviewed 11 September 2014 by Stuart emmerson
(Verified Purchase)

Top class...

Reviewed 10 December 2013 by I. Prodrom
(Verified Purchase)

It looks really out of this world. Works great and although I do not have small fingers I was able to remove the charging/sd covers without any problem. Only 4 stars as it is a bit pricy, but then... Read more…

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sgp312, sgp312f, sgp312e3, sgp312fr, sgp312e1b, sgp312e1w, sgp312dewg4, sony sgp312, sgp312debg4, sony sgp312g, sony sgp312gb, sony sgp312u1, sony sgp312u1b, sony sgp312gbw, sony sgp312gbwc, sony sgp312gbwce, sony sgp312gbwcek
Barcodes 00021112162219, 00031112559742, 00045555974765, 00071030584259, 00095673855828, 00536739912616, 00640206637756, 00799456734583, 00956738558286, 07311271421610, 07311271421658, 07311271421702, 07311271421740, 07311271421764, 07311271421795, 07311271421832, 07311271421870, 07311271421887, 07311271421900

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