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Sony Xperia Z2 APQ8074AB 2.3GHz 16GB 10.1" Tablet

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A number of Sony Xperia Z2 owners said in their reviews that the product was well made. Expert review site Techworld.com said “Although the Sony Xperia Z2 is a solid smartphone” in their Sony Xperia Z2 review. Three years ago expert review site Goodgearguide.com.au said in their review of the Sony Xperia Z2 “Sony's hallmarks are all there — the solid camera, excellent screen”. Expert review site Itpro.co.uk said “The Xperia Z2 is an engineering marvel” in their Sony Xperia Z2 review.

A few Sony Xperia Z2 owners who reviewed it concluded that it was good at resisting water ingress. Cnet.com said in their review “Enter the Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet -- a 10.1-inch slate that is completely waterproof”. V3.co.uk said “The Sony Xperia Z2 claims to be the "world's smallest and lightest" waterproof tablet and is just 6.4mm thick, more than a millimetre thinner than the Apple iPad Air”. V3.co.uk also wrote “Coupled with this is its waterproof slimline design and low weight, which makes it an ideal choice for business travellers wanting an Android device”.

Some people who reviewed this tablet agreed that it was strong and durable. Expert website Whatmobile.net wrote “Its uniqueness lies in its combination of sleek design and durability – two factors that don’t often go hand in hand.” in their review of this tablet. Expert website Techmagnifier.com wrote three years ago “The smartphone comes out as a rugged and a stylish offering by the firm that has already won a millions of heart” in their Sony Xperia Z2 review and rated the Sony Xperia Z2 4 stars. Expert website Gizmodo.in wrote “Last year, Sony had launched a rugged flagship device in the form of Xperia Z”.

One Sony Xperia Z2 reviewer who purchased the Sony Xperia Z2 reckoned that it was reliable.

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Nice Design

A few customers who bought it reckoned that it was good looking. Expert review site Cnet.com said “The Xperia Z2 Tablet is still a good-looking slate that's loaded with more than enough power for anything you're likely to throw at it” and rated this tablet 70 out of 100. Pcmag.com mentioned on expert review site PC Mag “The Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet is a stylish and powerful Android tablet.” in their review of the Sony Xperia Z2 and gave this tablet a rating of 4 stars. Expert website Digitaltrends.com gave it a score of 5 stars and said “The Z2 is a stylish, feature-packed device with plenty of raw power.” in their review.

Some Sony Xperia Z2 owners thought it was a good design. Expert website Cnet.com said “The Apple iPad Air might be a slick piece of design.”. Cnet.com.au wrote in their review of this tablet on CNET.com.au “The Z2's slick glass and metal design trumps the S5's plastic body”. Expert website Macworld.co.uk wrote three years ago “With a thinner, lighter design than Apple's latest iPad it's certainly a contender for the top spot” .

One Sony Xperia Z2 reviewer who bought it reckoned that it was angular. Expertreviews.co.uk wrote on expert review site Expert Reviews “The phone's sharp, angular edges aren't quite as pleasant to hold as other Sony phones such as the more rounded Xperia SP.”.

One person thought the product had a good case. Expert review site Wired.co.uk mentioned “The Sony Z2 Tablet improves on its predecessor with a lighter, slimmer casing and more powerful processor, while retaining its fine screen”.

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Good Size

Several Sony Xperia Z2 owners who bought the Sony Xperia Z2 said that it was thin. Pcmag.com wrote on PC Mag “It's exquisitely slim and exudes refinement.”. Trustedreviews.com mentioned in their review of this tablet on expert review site Trusted Reviews “The Xperia Z2 Tablet is the thinnest and lightest waterproof 10-inch tablet available packing a speedy Snapdragon 801 processor”. Trustedreviews.com also wrote “We'd happily trade its thinness and lightness for a better screen”.

Several customers who bought the product agreed that it was compact. Expert website Whathifi.com said in their review of the Sony Xperia Z2 “Only a few months after the excellent Xperia Z1 Compact” and gave it a rating of 5 stars. Pcadvisor.co.uk mentioned on expert website PC Advisor.co.uk two years ago “Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact”. Expert website Coolsmartphone.com mentioned three years ago “Design on the Z, Z1 and the Z1 Compact is rather splendid.” in their Sony Xperia Z2 review.

A number of Sony Xperia Z2 reviewers reckoned that the product was lightweight. Expert website Itpro.co.uk said in their review of this tablet “It's lightweight, waterproof, has great battery life” . Expert review site Ubergizmo.com rated it 80 out of 100 and wrote “The company debut the Z2 this February, hailing it as “the slimmest, lightweight wa” in their review of the Sony Xperia Z2.

One person who reviewed the product concluded that it was a good body shape. Expert website Unbox.ph said “Sony wowed everyone when they unveiled the Xperia Tablet Z with its almost impossibly thin body, great design” in their review of the Sony Xperia Z2.

One Sony Xperia Z2 reviewer said in their reviews that the product was a good size. Expert website Alphr.com mentioned “Smartphones are steadily swelling to pocket-stretching proportions” in their review of the Sony Xperia Z2.

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Good Technical Features

Several Sony Xperia Z2 owners said in their reviews that the Sony Xperia Z2 had good features. Expert review site Digitalversus.com said “Included just as many outstanding extra features, all without overcrowding the phone” in their review of this tablet. Knowyourmobile.com rated it 80 out of 100 and said “Sony's argument is that the pace of change in mobile tech that a six month turnaround is necessary to properly leverage new features.”. Expert review site Theregister.co.uk mentioned three years ago “Performed well, with a great camera and impressive waterproof features” in their review.

Good Battery Life

A few customers who purchased this tablet wrote that it had a good battery life. Expert review site V3.co.uk mentioned in their review of the Sony Xperia Z2 “Featuring a superior camera, better battery life, slightly improved performance”. V3.co.uk also said “The Sony Xperia Z2's IP-certified design, superior photography powers, super-fast performance and good battery life make it one of the best Android smartphones currently available”. Expert review site Laptopmag.com mentioned “Thin Android tablet that packs a vivid display and plenty of battery life in a water-resistant package” in their review of the Sony Xperia Z2.

Easy to Use

A number of customers who purchased this tablet said that it had a good experience. Goodgearguide.com.au mentioned “This tablet delivers a completely enjoyable user experience” and scored the product 5 stars. Knowyourmobile.com rated the Sony Xperia Z2 4 stars and mentioned in their review of this tablet “Better display than before, making for an even better experience”. Three years ago Phonearena.com wrote “Samsung Galaxy S5 offer true, no-compromise flagship experience.”.

A few people mentioned in their reviews that it was easy to use. Expertreviews.co.uk gave it a rating of 4 stars and mentioned on expert website Expert Reviews “We were still able to use the Z2 comfortably in one hand without too much trouble” in their review of the Sony Xperia Z2. Expert website Macworld.co.uk wrote in their review of this tablet “We'd choose the iPad Air not only due to its stunning design and easy to use software.” . Expert website Ausdroid.net mentioned “The result is a smartphone that is fast, intuitive and reliable” in their review of the Sony Xperia Z2.

A number of people who reviewed it concluded that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Three years ago Gsmarena.com mentioned “We are making ourselves comfortable to watch another pair fight it out for a place at the top”. Expert review site Pocket-Lint.com wrote “This is a big device and it's less comfortable to hold than its rivals” in their review of this tablet.

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Sony has good average ratings for its APQ8074AB processor tablets as well as across its entire tablet computer range.

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Reasonably Priced

Several Sony Xperia Z2 owners said in their reviews that the Sony Xperia Z2 was good value for money. Expert review site Cnet.com mentioned “It's a good choice if you're looking for a more affordable iPad alternative with 4G LT”. Expert review site Whathifi.com said three years ago “The Z2 is one of the best Android phones money can buy” in their review. Expert review site Phonearena.com said in their Sony Xperia Z2 review “They're worth their price, given all the great fea”.

A few Sony Xperia Z2 owners who bought the Sony Xperia Z2 agreed that it was a bargain for the price. Digitalversus.com gave it a rating of 80 out of 100 and wrote in their review on expert website Digital Versus “With the Xperia Z2, Sony has corrected a good deal of the issues encountered on the Xperia Z1, given it an even more sophisticated design”. Expert website Hardwarezone.com.sg mentioned “The Xperia Z series has done a great deal to put Sony back on the smartphone map” in their Sony Xperia Z2 review and rated it 80 out of 100.

One customer said that the product was cheap. Expert website Itpro.co.uk gave it a rating of 80 out of 100 and wrote three years ago “No expensive case is required”.

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Good Product Quality

A number of Sony Xperia Z2 owners wrote in their reviews that the Sony Xperia Z2 was good quality. Expert review site Techworld.com mentioned three years ago “They are thin and light, well made, designed and built” in their review of this tablet. Expert review site Wired.co.uk mentioned “The build quality is excellent and there are an awful lot of features packed into the Xperia Z2”. Expert review site Ausdroid.net wrote in their review of the Sony Xperia Z2 “The phone's premium design with quality internals ensured” .

Good Value for Money

Expert review site Teknokulis.com highlighted in their review that this APQ8074AB processor tablet provided a good bang for your buck.

Good Sound Quality

A number of Sony Xperia Z2 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that the Sony Xperia Z2 had good sound quality. Trustedreviews.com gave the product a score of 4 stars and said on expert review site Trusted Reviews “Lightness for a better screen and beefier speakers”. Whathifi.com rated the product as very good and mentioned “With that bigger screen, improved performance, enhanced camera, excellent stereo sound and noise-cancelling”.

Acceptable Noise Level

One customer who purchased it reckoned that it was quiet. Expert website Mymobile.co.in wrote “Over the last two years Sony has quietly been improving its Xperia line of smartphones” in their review and rated this tablet 4 stars.

Good for Games

One Sony Xperia Z2 reviewer who purchased it considered that it was good playing games on. Expert review site Techtree.com mentioned “The phone is great for gaming”.

Good Picture Quality

One customer who purchased the Sony Xperia Z2 considered that it had good colour saturation. Expert review site Telegraph.co.uk wrote “Highlights include the recurrence of the IP55 and IP58 dust and water-resistant technology, new front-facing speakers, some vibrant display colours and overall "great looks” in their Sony Xperia Z2 review.

Flash Storage Media

This tablet computer supports a Flash storage media, which is the most frequently supported storage media on tablets of this type and age.

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Good Connectivity

One Sony Xperia Z2 owner who reviewed it thought it was able to connect to the internet. Expert review site Telegraph.co.uk said “First impressionsWorld's highest resolution tabletGoogle Nexus 10 reviewSamsung Galaxy Note 10.1 4G reviewIf you use the internet, you almost certainly us”.

Quite Fast Processor Frequency

The average processor frequency of tablets that have been on the market for around the same time as the Xperia Z2 is 11GHz, and the processor frequencys range from 1GHz to 1,300GHz. The Xperia Z2 has one of the fastest processor frequencys (2.3 gigahertz) amongst tablets of this age.

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Fairly High Rear Camera Resolution (numeric)

Across all the similar spec tablets that have been available for a comparable time to the Xperia Z2 the rear camera resolution (numeric)s range from 2MP to 13MP, and the average rear camera resolution (numeric) is 5.2MP. The Xperia Z2 has a very high rear camera resolution (numeric) (8.1 megapixels) compared to most of the other tablet computers that were released around the same time as the Xperia Z2.

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Four Processor Coress

The Xperia Z2 is a four processor cores tablet computer.

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Multi-Touch Touch Technology

The multi-touch technology of this tablet is Multi-touch, which is typical of many tablet computers that have been on the market for more than a year.

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Fairly Large Digital Zoom

The average digital zoom of tablet computers of this spec and age is 4.5x, and the digital zooms range from 3x to 8x. At 8 times zoom factor, the Xperia Z2 has a quite large digital zoom compared to most of the other similar spec tablets that are a comparable age to the Xperia Z2.

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Fairly Large Maximum Memory Card Size

With a maximum memory card size of 128 gigabytes, the Xperia Z2 has a fairly large maximum memory card size compared to most of the other tablets that were released more than a year ago. The average maximum memory card size of comparable spec tablets that have been on the market for a similar time to the Xperia Z2 is 97GB, and the maximum memory card sizes range from 6GB to 2TB.

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Very Long Continuous Audio Playback Time

At 200 hours, the Sony Xperia Z2 has a very long continuous audio playback time compared to most of the other similar spec tablets that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Xperia Z2. Tablets that are a similar age to the Xperia Z2 have continuous audio playback times of between 5h and 200h, and the average continuous audio playback time is 71h.

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Very Long Continuous Video Playback Time

The Sony Xperia Z2 has a quite long continuous video playback time (13 hours) compared to most of the other tablets of this spec and age. Tablets of this type and age have continuous video playback times of between 3h and 14h.

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Quite High Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

The lowest front camera resolution (numeric) of similar spec tablet computers that are a comparable age to the Xperia Z2 is 0.3MP and the highest is 5MP. With a front camera resolution (numeric) of 2.2 megapixels, the Xperia Z2 has a fairly high front camera resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other tablet computers of a similar age and spec to the Xperia Z2.

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4 Bluetooth Version

This tablet computer supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many tablets that were released more than a year ago.

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Quite Large Internal Memory

The internal memorys of tablet computers that have been around for around the same time as the Xperia Z2 range from 0.5GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 2.2GB. The Sony Xperia Z2 has one of the larger internal memorys (3 gigabytes) amongst tablet computers of this age.

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1920 X 1200 Pixels Display Resolution

The Xperia Z2 has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1200 pixels. That's over two times the display resolution of a 1280 x 800 pixels tablet, which is the most frequently found display resolution. Across all tablet computers of this age and spec the display resolution ranges from 800 x 400 pixels to 3840 x 2560 pixels.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

This tablet computer has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many tablet computers that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Quite Thin

When compared to other tablet computers of a similar age and spec to the Xperia Z2, the depth of the Xperia Z2 of only 6.4 millimeters is one of the thinnest. The thinnest depth of tablets that are a similar age to the Xperia Z2 is 0.9mm, the thickest is 300mm, and the average depth is 72mm.

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2 Reasons Against

Not 3G

The Xperia Z2 is not 3G. Most of the other tablet computers that are a comparable age to the Xperia Z2 are also not 3G.

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Not 4G

The Sony Xperia Z2 is not 4G, although keep in mind that most of the other tablet computers that have been around for more than a year are also not 4G.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Sony Xperia Z2

Released Over a Year Ago

This tablet computer was released over a year ago.

Average Display Diagonal

The Sony Xperia Z2 has a fairly standard display diagonal (10.1 inches) compared to most of the other comparable spec tablets that have been around for a similar time to the Xperia Z2.

If you would prefer a tablet computer with a larger display diagonal then you might also want to look at the Apple iPad Pro[plb_3087072_price] (12.9").

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Average Internal Storage Capacity

With an internal storage capacity of 16 gigabytes, the Xperia Z2 has a relatively typical internal storage capacity compared to most of the other tablets that have been available for around the same time as the Xperia Z2.

If this tablet internal storage capacity is too small for you then you might also want to look at the Apple iPad Pro[plb_3087072_price] (128GB).

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Reviewed 27 May 2014 by Gary
Gary would recommend the Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet

Happy. With this Sony. Tablet. Still getting used. To it But happy with it so far...

Reviewed 16 July 2014 by Eltel
Eltel would recommend the Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet

Very fast in all aspects -start up- loading programs, very clear screen and good sound, Highly recommend...

Reviewed 26 August 2014 by DefToneR
DefToneR would recommend the Sony Xperia Z2 (Verified Purchase)

Excellent top line cellphone. A little expensive but is new model. 4 Cores 2.3 ghz processor, with 3 Gb RAM! . Quadband, so you can use it in ANY place of the world. No company attached. Water... Read more…

Reviewed 18 November 2014 by Dave
Dave would recommend the Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet

Got this for a birthday present has everything you could want from a tablet plus officesuite is a bonus only slight downside is battery life but everything Else is perfect would definately... Read more…

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