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Sony Xperia Tegra 3 1.3GHz 16GB 9.4" 3G Tablet

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Tegra 3 1.3GHz 16GB 9.4" Sep 2012
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Thirty-One Industry Awards

This tablet is one of the most highly awarded of all the tablets of a comparable type and age.

This Tegra 3 processor tablet computer was given a "Recommended" award by Trusted Reviews, PC Advisor.co.uk, Mobili.no, Swedroid.se, Amobil.no, Techworld.idg.se, Pcactual.com, Lydogbillede.dk, Tbreak.ae, Gagadget.com and Techradar.com/au/ all of whom concluded that this tablet computer was good.

This tablet was given a "Gold" award by Ocworkbench.com, Techzine.nl, Gadgetgear.nl and Teknokulis.com all of whom said that this tablet computer was fantastic.

This Sony tablet computer was given an "Editor's Choice" award by Digitaltrends.com, Good Gear Guide.com.au and Log.com.tr all of whom wrote that this Tegra 3 processor tablet computer was superb.

The writers at three additional expert review sites liked this tablet computer. The reviewer at Mobil.se concluded that this Sony tablet was good and gave it "" award and it received a Firstpost.com "Value for Money" award. Furthermore, the reviewer at Hardwareluxx.de gave this tablet computer an "Excellent Hardware" award, confirming their endorsement.

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Average Expert Reviews

On average, based on one hundred and fifty-nine expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, Trusted Reviews, Techradar and T3.com this Tegra 3 processor tablet computer has an overall expert rating of 76 out of 100.

Good Technical Features

Several customers who reviewed it agreed that it had good features. Expert website Trustedreviews.com mentioned “Packed full of useful features” in their Sony Xperia review. Techtree.com wrote in their review of the Sony Xperia three years ago “Dirt resistance were good features to have, not everyone wanted to pay a premium for that”. Expert review site Infosyncworld.com wrote “The Sony Ericsson X10 is a phone that offers more potential out of the box than it does advanced features”.

Easy to Use

A few Sony Xperia reviewers who bought the Sony Xperia said that it was easy to use. Expert website Tweaktown.com mentioned “As with any device I review, I like to use it for a two week period or so” in their review. Expert website Whathifi.com said “It's in its practical aspects that the Xperia Z really shines”. Phonearena.com said “HDMI out experience is intuitive” in their review of this tablet.

A number of people mentioned in their reviews that this tablet had a good experience. Expert review site Techsmart.co.za mentioned in their review of this tablet six years ago “Their phones used to be well thought out tech, full of excellent extras that made for a very enjoyable user experience.”. Expert website Pocketnow.com rated it 4 stars and said three years ago “Sony's desire was to portray the best Sony experience in a smartphone with its two latest Xperia models” in their review. Pocketnow.com also mentioned “It provides a solid user experience from day-to-day use, to the most intense tests we gave it”.

Some customers mentioned in their reviews that the Sony Xperia had a good interface. Pcworld.in gave it a score of 78 out of 100 and mentioned “I would give an extra point or two to the HTC phone on account of a better interface, better call qua” in their review of this tablet. Six years ago Ld2.ciol.com said “The first android phone from Sony Ericsson was bound to generate hype around it, especially since it was running a customized interface” in their review. Cnet.co.uk scored this tablet 80 out of 100 and said on expert review site CNET.co.uk “In this review Should I buy the Sony Ericsson Xperia Active? Interface Design Screen Processing power”.

Several customers said in their reviews that the product was comfortable and easy to hold. Theregister.co.uk said five years ago “Comfortable and easy to use one-handed” and gave the product a score of 80 out of 100. Theregister.co.uk also wrote “HDMI output, new Facebook integration adds some features, up-to-date Android version, comfortable in the hand, camera performance”. Expert website Technave.com wrote “If the Sony Ericsson Xperia Pro's slide-out keyboard proves comfortable” in their review.

One person concluded that the Sony Xperia was easy to assemble. Expert review site Fonearena.com mentioned in their review “Sony has also attempted to build o” .

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Robust

Twenty-seven Sony Xperia reviewers wrote in their reviews that it was well made. Pcmag.com wrote on expert review site PC Mag “And at an exorbitant $799.99 (list), I simply cant imagine anyone buying it when there are so many other solid options avai”. Three years ago Notebookcheck.net said “We particularly liked the quality build and the strong graphics unit considering it is” in their review and scored this tablet 4 stars. Two years ago Techradar.com wrote in their review on expert review site Techradar “Unlike some rivals it hasn't quite made enough right moves to ensure it brings a solid core experience to the table, while still including some fluffier elements like a dedicated” but even so they gave it a rating of 60 out of 100.

Some customers said that this tablet was strong and durable. Five years ago Trustedreviews.com said on Trusted Reviews “It is rugged, portable, comes with an exce” in their Sony Xperia review and scored it 80 out of 100. Cnet.co.uk mentioned on expert website CNET.co.uk in the same month “Battery life Conclusion The Sony Ericsson Xperia Active is a tough smart phone runnin” and scored the product 4 stars. Cnet.co.uk also said “Nippy processor, this is the perfect handset for adventure-addicts who desire a rugged smart phone”.

Eight customers thought the Sony Xperia was good at resisting water ingress. Expert website Pcmag.com rated the Sony Xperia 80 out of 100 and mentioned “The Xperia Z1s is a waterproof smartphone with a 5-inch 1080p display, just like its predecessor” in their review of this tablet. Three years ago expert review site Cnet.com.au scored it 4 stars and wrote “A ludicrously powerful processor into a gorgeous, totally waterproof body”. Mobilechoiceuk.com wrote in their review also three years ago “That slick waterproof one-piece metallic frame hides a powerful 2” .

A number of Sony Xperia reviewers who reviewed this tablet considered that it was easy to damage or scratch. Howtospendit.ft.com wrote three years ago “Sorry to sound like a broken record (OK”. Also three years ago Techview.co said in their review of the Sony Xperia “Having an accident with your smartphone, whether that is damaging the phone or dropping it in liquid can often mean the end of”.

One Sony Xperia owner who reviewed this tablet considered that it was reliable. Expert review site 91mobiles.com wrote “Here's how it fared"There's no dearth of options if you're out looking for a reliable dual-SIM smartphone in the mid-range” in their review of this tablet.

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Nice Design

Thirty-two people mentioned in their reviews that it was good looking. Cnet.com said “Although the Sony Xperia M2 looks pretty slick”. Digitaltrends.com mentioned “Carrier in the form of the Z1S, especially since Sony saw fit to double the internal memory (16GB is pretty cramped for a modern high-end smartphone” in their review. Three years ago expert review site Trustedreviews.com wrote in their review of the Sony Xperia “The Sony Xperia Z1 is powerful smartphone with an improved camera and elegant design to make it one of the best 5-inch smartphones to currently buy”.

Several customers who purchased it concluded that it was a good design. Cnet.com said on CNET.com “The Sony Xperia Z2 is one of my favourite flagship phones this year, thanks to its slick, metal and glass design, superb screen, tonnes of power” in their review of this tablet. Expert review site Digitaltrends.com wrote in their Sony Xperia review “We also think the Xperia line's boxy design looks good”. Expert review site Techtree.com wrote in their Sony Xperia review “The handset has an impressive design, snappy UI”.

A few people wrote that it was smooth. Theregister.co.uk mentioned in their Sony Xperia review “Smooth design” and gave it a rating of 4 stars. Whistleout.com.au rated it 4 stars and mentioned in their review of the Sony Xperia “A relatively smooth Android experience, albeit without many of the newer features boasted by the current generation of flagship”. Whistleout.com.au also mentioned “The overall performance and the smooth camera definitely pleased us”.

Some customers said in their reviews that the product was luxurious. Expert website Pcmag.com wrote “The luxurious, unlocked Windows Mobile–based Sony Ericsson Xperia X1 has plenty of features.” in their review of the Sony Xperia. Expert review site Infosyncworld.com scored the product 4 stars and wrote “It's a swanky little device that runs an antiquated version of Android” in their review.

One Sony Xperia reviewer wrote in their reviews that it had a good case. Theregister.co.uk said in their Sony Xperia review five years ago “Casing feels rather cheap”.

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Good Product Quality

Some customers agreed that it was good quality. Expert review site Techtree.com wrote “Great sound quality” in their review of the Sony Xperia but even so they only gave it a score of 3 stars. Expert website Pcworld.co.nz wrote in their review of the Sony Xperia “There’s a good quality 5-megapixel camera” . Phonearena.com wrote “The affordable Sony Xperia Ion has solid call quality and swift 4G LTE that ties into Sony's vast entertainment empire” in their review of the Sony Xperia.

Sony Has Good Reviews for Its Tablets

Sony has good average reviews for its Tegra 3 processor tablet computers as well as across its entire tablet computer range.

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Good Connectivity

A few customers said in their reviews that this tablet was good in terms of connectivity. Pcadvisor.co.uk mentioned on PC Advisor.co.uk three years ago “A camera that's chock full of megapixels, speedy connectivity” and gave it a rating of 4 stars. Expert website Recombu.com gave the product a score of 4 stars and mentioned in their review of the Sony Xperia “Connectivity is excellent and Sony Ericsson has included enough extra features to ensur”. Theregister.co.uk mentioned in their review five years ago “Connectivity is fantastic and the browser loads quickly” and gave the product a score of 80 out of 100.

Some people wrote in their reviews that it had network functionality. Expert review site Gizmodo.com said “There are just some much, much better phones on that network”. One customer who reviewed this tablet thought it had gps. Expert website Brighthand.com wrote seven years ago “A WVGA touchscreen, built-in keyboard, GPS, 3G” .

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Good Size

Several Sony Xperia owners said in their reviews that it was compact. Expert review site Digitaltrends.com gave the Sony Xperia a score of 4 stars and said in their review of the Sony Xperia two years ago “The major news on the mobile from Sony at 2014's Consumer Electronics Show was the announcement of the Z1 Compact”. Expert review site Notebookcheck.net mentioned “Courtesy of Sony Germany Sony's 4-inch Samurai proved to be a little hot-head that fits in every pocket due to its compact size in the test”. Digitalone.com.sg mentioned “This attractive compact smartphone weighing 151g” in their Sony Xperia review.

Several Sony Xperia reviewers who purchased the product agreed that it was a good body shape. Expert review site Gottabemobile.com said “Attempts to be a jack of all trade with an elegant waterproof body”. Three years ago expert review site Gadgets.ndtv.com mentioned in their review “The phone's IP55 and 57 dust and water resistant body make it ideal for people who're always on the move and/or a”.

A number of people who bought the Sony Xperia considered that it was thin. Ocworkbench.com said “The phone is thin”.

Some Sony Xperia reviewers who reviewed it wrote that it was good structurally. Phonearena.com mentioned “Solid design and metal construction” in their review of the Sony Xperia. Phonearena.com also mentioned “Sturdy construction”.

One Sony Xperia owner who bought it concluded that it was heavy. Four years ago expert website Phonescoop.com wrote in their review of the Sony Xperia “For potential users who are heavily invested in Sony's online gaming”.

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Good Value for Money

Expert review site Firstpost.com highlighted in their review that this Sony tablet computer was great for its price.

Good Support

Some Sony Xperia reviewers who bought it considered that it had good technical guidance. Expert website Phonescoop.com wrote in their Sony Xperia review three years ago “It is phones such as the Sony Xperia Z that are going to help it make good on that threat”. Techradar.com/au/ said also three years ago “Buying Guide Best Android phone Sony's come out here with a very strong message” and gave it a rating of 5 stars.

Good Battery Life

A number of people concluded that this tablet had a good battery life. Techtree.com wrote three years ago “The 2370 mAh Li-Ion battery provides sufficient juice for it to last a normal work day” yet they only scored it 60 out of 100. Expert website Goodgearguide.com.au wrote in their review of this tablet “Boasting a 5in, full HD 1080p display, excellent performance, good battery life and water”. Mobileburn.com mentioned “Excellent battery life” in their Sony Xperia review.

Good Sound Quality

A number of customers agreed that this tablet had good sound quality. Expert website Smh.com.au mentioned “05PM (0) Read later The next step in Sony's ambitious Z series of devices, sounds like a true flagship, at least on paper” in their Sony Xperia review. Expert website Itproportal.com wrote four years ago “The Sony Xperia tipo has good sound output and might therefore appeal to music fans.” and scored it 70 out of 100. Expert website Pcworld.com_techhive.com said in the same month “The Sony Xperia Ion sounds impressive on paper.” yet they gave it a score of 3 stars.

Good Picture Quality

One Sony Xperia owner who reviewed it reckoned that it had good colour saturation. Cellphonequick.com mentioned “Trees don’t just come out green, they come out luminous, fluorescent, bright, electric green, with reds and other strong colours often equally over-emphasised” in their review.

One customer said that it had good picture quality.

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3G Compatible

The Sony Xperia is 3G compatible, unlike most of the other tablet computers of this age and type which are not 3G compatible.

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Quite Long Continuous Video Playback Time

At 12 hours, the Sony Xperia has a quite long continuous video playback time compared to most of the other tablet computers of a comparable spec and age to the Xperia. Tablet computers of a similar type and age to the Xperia have continuous video playback times of between 8h and 15h, and the average continuous video playback time is 10h.

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Very Short

The shortest similar spec tablet that has been around for a comparable time to the Xperia is 8.5mm tall, the tallest is 200mm, and the average height is 130mm. With a height of only 8.8 millimeters, the Sony Xperia is fairly short compared to most of the other similar spec tablet computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Xperia.

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4 Reasons Against

Not 4G Compatible

Most tablets of this type and age are not 4G compatible. The Sony Xperia is no exception to this as it too is not 4G compatible.

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Very Small Internal Storage Capacity

The internal storage capacity of similar spec tablets that have been around for a comparable time to the Xperia range from 8GB to 64GB. With an internal storage capacity of only 16 gigabytes, the Sony Xperia has a fairly small internal storage capacity compared to most of the other tablets of this type and age.

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Quite Low Second Camera Resolution

Tablets of a comparable spec and age to the Xperia have second camera resolutions of between 1MP and 2MP, and the average second camera resolution is 1.4MP. When compared to other Tegra 3 processor tablet computers that are a comparable age to the Xperia that we have assessed the second camera resolution of, the Sony Xperia's second camera resolution of only 1 megapixel is one of the lowest.

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Quite Thick

The average thickness of Tegra 3 processor tablet computers that have been available for more than two years is 57mm, and the thicknesses range from 8.3mm to 200mm. At 174.4 millimeters, the Sony Xperia has a fairly thick thickness compared to most of the other Tegra 3 processor tablet computers that are a similar age to the Xperia.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Sony Xperia

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was over four years ago when Sony released the Xperia.

Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 1.3 gigahertz, the Sony Xperia has a fairly typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other comparable spec tablets that have been on the market for around the same time as the Xperia.

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 9.4 inches, the Sony Xperia has a pretty typical screen size compared to most of the other tablet computers that have been on the market for a similar time to the Xperia.

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30 Awards

Trusted Reviews Recommended PC Advisor.co.uk Recommended Digitaltrends.com Editor's Choice teknokulis.com Gold itpro.no Good Choice mobili.no Recommended Magnus.de Good focus.de Very Good hardwareluxx.de Excellent Hardware gagadget.com Recommended pcactual.com Recommended techworld.idg.se Recommended Swedroid.se Recommended benchmark.pl Good Product gsmmaniak.pl 5 Star techno-labs.com Innovative Design log.com.tr Editor's Choice tweaktown.com Best Features Award besteproduct.nl 4 Star techzine.nl Bronze gadgetgear.nl Gold lydogbillede.dk Especially Recommended 6 Star igen.fr 6.5 Out Of 10 01net.com 4 Star firstpost.com Value for Money tbreak.ae Recommended Good Gear Guide.com.au Editor's Choice ocworkbench.com Gold techradar.com/au/ Recommended Amobil.no Recommended

Expert Reviews

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23 February 2016

The design heritage of the new Sony Xperia X series phones is as clear as day. Drawing cues from the Xperia Z5 phones , the Xperia XA, X and X Performance all feature the same blocky, utilitarian... Read more…

22 February 2016

We can't offer a final verdict until we've spent more time with these new smartphones, but our first impressions are overall positive. We kind of wish that Sony had just stuck with one phone and...

12 January 2016

It's good to see Sony finally upping its game and lavishing some upgrades worthy of the name on its flagship phone. With an impressive new camera module, a fingerprint reader and refined design,...

21 December 2015

Sony has always made great smartphones and the Z5 continues this tradition.It's solid, well built and has a market-leading camera.The waterproof design and having the option to add so much extra...

21 December 2015

?Can you review the Xperia Z5? ? asked several colleagues. And with that, I requested for a review unit from Sony Singapore. I believe many consumers have had great experiences with the Xperia Z... Read more…

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 10 February 2014 by Terry L.
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I think this phone is one of the best value unlocked cell phone in the market~ That's why I picked up mine. Just upgraded to Android 4.3. The improvements are noticeable, especially the default... Read more…

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