Published on March 2nd, 2015 | by Mick Brennan


Sony Announce The 10.1 Inch Z4 Tablet At MWC

Sony are primarily known for their smartphones and laptops, but over the last few years they have been growing in the tablet market, and at this years MWC they have just announced the launch of the Xperia Z4 tablet.

The Xperia Z4 tablet is Sony’s flagship tablet, and the first of 2015’s high end Android tablets. Inside the Z4 there is Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 810 SoC, which has four Cortex-A57 cores and four Cortex-A53 cores running at 2.0GHz and 1.6GHz respectively, along with Qualcomm’s new Adreno 430 GPU. The internal battery remains the same capacity as the Z2 Tablet at 6000mAh (22.8Wh), but the tablet has been slimmed down to 6.1mm which puts it on par with Apple’s iPad Air 2.

Moving to the outside of the tablet, Sony has placed an 8MP camera on the rear, and a 5.1MP camera on the front. The front of the device is also home to the 10.1″ 2560×1440 LCD display. Like many of Sony’s recent devices, the Z4 Tablet is both dust and water resistant.

According to Sony, the Xperia Z4 Tablet will be launching globally in June. It will come in both WiFi and LTE variants, with pricing yet to be revealed.

Sony Xperia Tablet Z2 Sony Xperia Tablet Z4
SoC 2.3GHz Snapdragon 801 (APQ8074AB) with 4 x Krait 400 + Adreno 330 Snapdragon 810 with 4 x Cortex-A57 at 2.0GHz and 4 x Cortex-A53 at 1.6GHz + Adreno 430
Display 10.1″ 1920×1200 LCD 10.1″ 2560×1440 LCD
Network WiFi only or 2G / 3G / 4G LTE SKU WiFi only or 2G / 3G / 4G LTE SKU
Dimensions 266 x 172 x 6.4 mm, 426g ? x ? x 6.1mm thick, 389g WiFi, 393g LTE
Camera 13MP Rear Facing with F/2.0 aperture and OIS, 2MP FFC
4K video recording
8MP Rear Facing, 5MP Front Facing
Battery 6000 mAh (22.8 Whr) 6000 mAh (22.8 Whr)
OS Android 4.4.2 KitKat Android 5.0 Lollipop
Connectivity 2×2 802.11a/b/g/n/ac + BT 4.0, USB2.0, GPS/GNSS, MHL, NFC ?

Source: Sony

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Michael Produced Irelands first Computer game and technology dedicated tv show called "Game On" for Channel 6 Ireland in 2006 and is the Founder of the website and also Michael has been working in the television industry for the past 16 years with the roles of Producer/ Director, Camera Operator and Editor.

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