Sony has deployed in the IFA Berlin's entire commitment to the rest of the year, introducing the new Xperia Z3 and the Xperia Z3 Compact in its catalog of smartphones, its small but no less powerful brother. However, the news does not stop there; in February, along with the Z2 the Z2 Tablet also arrived and now, along with the Z3, the Sony Xperia Tablet Z3 Compact.
With this announcement, Sony also targets smaller tablets with the Xperia Tablet Z3. It is a tablet with a screen 8 inches, whose IPS panel has WUXGA resolution (1920 x 1200) and TRILUMINOS and X-Reality technology of the brand.
Inside sends a component well known to all, Qualcomm Snapdragon 801, A processor that has proven to be the king of the high range with its extraordinary performance thanks to these four 2.5GHz cores, the Adreno 330 GPU and its great optimization. Like the Z2 and Z3, the Z3 Compact Tablet also includes 3GB of RAM and as for internal storage there will be 16GB and 32GB models, although both can be expanded by cards micro SD.
Features of the Sony Xperia Tablet Z3 Compact
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor (MSM8974AC) QuadCore at 2.5GHz
- 3GB RAM
- 8-inch 1920 × 1200 IPS screen
- 16GB or 32GB of storage + micro SD card slot
- 8MP rear camera with 2MP Exmor RS / Front Sensor
- Stereo speakers with digital noise cancellation.
- NFC and MHL 3.0, 4G LTE and WiFi connectivity
- IP68 Certification: Water and dust resistance.
- Available in black and white
- 4500mAh battery
- Android 4.4 KitKat + Sony layer
- 213 x 124 x 6.4 mm
- 270 grams
As for their cameras, Although on a tablet they have less prominence, the rear mounted a Sony Exmor RS sensor 8MP, while the front is an Exmor R of 2MP, The audio has also been taken care of with a double speaker with noise cancellation, as in Z3 smartphones, although in this case it makes more sense since the tablet is more suitable for Multimedia content consumption.
For its part, the drums It has a capacity of 4500mAh, a tad lower if we compare it with the recent Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 (4900mAh), the NVIDIA Shield Tablet (5197mAh) or the older LG G Pad 8.3 (4600mAh), but it should be sufficient and it is also accompanied by the saving mode STAMINA The Sony Xperia Tablet Z3 Compact will also have IP68 certification, that is water and dust resistance to forget surprises under certain conditions.
The design of this tablet continues with what Sony has accustomed us, a very flat body, with side buttons and where the thickness and weight stand out, factors that are appreciated in a tablet designed to take it from one place to another. Specifically in this Xperia Tablet Z3 Compact the weight is only 270 grams and the figure of thickness are some spectacular 6.4 mm.
It will arrive on the market in the coming weeks (we will update very soon with the price) in two colors, black and white, and several versions depending on the storage space and connectivity, since there will be only WiFi model and another with support for LTE networks (and therefore slot for microSIM). What do you think of the latest Sony tablet? What is your favorite in this size bracket?
UPGRADE: Its official starting price is at € 379.