Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet

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Xperia Z4 Tablet
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Xperia Z4 Tablet (Black)
Manufacturer Sony Mobile
Product family Xperia series
Type Tablet computer
Operating system Android 5.0 Lollipop (launch)
Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Android 7.0 Nougat
Android 7.1.1 Nougat[1][2] (current)
System-on-chip used Qualcomm Snapdragon 810
CPU Quad-core ARM Cortex A57 and quad-core A53 (64-bit support)
Memory 3 GB
Storage 32 GB internal storage
Removable storage microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC support up to 128 GB
Display 10.1 in (260 mm), 2560 by 1600 px (~299 ppi)
Graphics Adreno 430
Sound Internal front-facing stereo speakers
Input Multi-touch touchscreen display
Camera Rear: 8.1 MP, Exmor RS, 1080p video recording mobile imaging engine and a backside illuminated sensor
Front: 5.1 MP 1080p for video chat
Connectivity Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n/ac
4G LTE
Dimensions 167 × 254 × 6.1 mm
Weight 0.85 pound (389 g)
Predecessor Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet
Website Official website

Announced on 2 March 2015, the Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet is a touchscreen Android tablet manufactured and designed by Sony Mobile. Unlike its predecessor, the Xperia Z4 tablet features a 2560 x 1600 resolution 10.1-inch screen and is water and dustproof with a rating of IP65 and IP68.[3] [4] [5] The tablet is lighter and thinner than its predecessor, weighing at 0.85 pound (389 g) for the WiFi model and 0.86 pound (393 g) for the LTE model and is 0.24 inches (6.1 mm) thick.[6] The Z4 Tablet features the Snapdragon 810 processor and WQXGA resolution screen. It was unveiled in the press conference held by Sony alongside the Sony Xperia M4 Aqua during the 2015 Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, on 2 March.

The Tablet Z4 succeeds the Xperia Tablet Z2 with a faster 64-bit processor, an improved front camera and a higher resolution display for brighter colours.

Specifications[edit]

Hardware[edit]

The capacitive IPS LCD display of the device measures 10.1 inches with a WQXGA resolution of 2560 by 1600 pixels with a 299ppi density. Sony claims that the tablet's display is the world brightest as it was compared with other leading tablets. The tablet features a rear camera of 8.1 megapixels capable of video recording at a resolution of 1920 by 1080 pixels with Sony's Exmor RS sensor and 16 times digital zoom. It also has a front-facing wide-angle camera of 5.1 megapixels which is capable of video chatting at 1080p. The tablet weighs 389g and measures 1670mm by 2540mm by 6.10mm, making it 50g lighter and 0.30mm thinner than the Tablet Z2.[7]

On the inside, it features a 64-bit Octa Core 2.0GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor, and Adreno 430 GPU in addition to a sealed 6000mAh battery, 3GB of RAM, 32GB internal storage and microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC support up to 128GB. For connectivity, the tablet is NFC-enabled, has Bluetooth 4.1, is DLNA certified, has MHL 3.0 support, has FM radio and also supports LTE.[8]

The Xperia Tablet Z4 is NFC-enabled, which can be used with NFC-enabled accessories such as speakers or for low value financial transactions. It is also Ingress Protected to IP65/68 standards allowing for dust resistance and operation in up to 1.5m of freshwater for 30 minutes.[9]

Software[edit]

The Xperia Z4 Tablet runs Android 5.0.2 Lolipop with Sony's custom launcher and some additional applications, such as Sony's media applications (Walkman, Album and Videos). As with most Android devices, it comes preloaded with a suite of Google apps. The tablet also includes PlayStation 4 Remote Play where the user can stream their PlayStation 4 games to the device.[10]

Variants[edit]

The device is sold in Wi-Fi and 4G LTE versions, although not all versions of the tablet may be available in some countries. (Some countries are not getting the LTE tablet, while others, like Malaysia, are not getting the Wi-Fi only model.) It is also available in black or white colours.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Android 7.1 (Nougat) software available for Xperia Z4 Tablet and Xperia Z4 Tablet WiFi".
  2. ^ "Android 7.1.1 now seeding for Xperia Z5 family, Z4 Tablet and Z3 Plus (32.4.A.0.160)".
  3. ^ Topher, Chris (20 April 2015). "Technical Comparison: Sony Xperia Z4 against its main rivals". NYAndroid. Archived from the original on 2015-07-05. Retrieved 2016-05-19.
  4. ^ Savov, Vlad (2 March 2015). "Sony's VAIO replacement is the ultrathin Xperia Z4 Tablet". The Verge. Vox Media. Retrieved 2016-05-19.
  5. ^ Souppouris, Aaron (2 March 2015). "Sony has a new flagship tablet to fight the iPad Air 2". Engadget. AOL. Retrieved 2016-05-19.
  6. ^ Victor H (1 March 2015). "Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet breaks cover: world's slimmest tablet". PhoneArena.com. Retrieved 2016-05-19.
  7. ^ XB (2 March 2015). "Xperia Z4 Tablet arrives with 10.1-inch 2K display, Snapdragon 810 and 6.1mm thickness". XperiaBlog.net. Retrieved 2016-05-19.
  8. ^ "Xperia™ Z4 Tablet: Specifications". Sony Mobile. Retrieved 2016-05-19.
  9. ^ Lomas, Natasha (2 March 2015). "Sony Does A Tablet With An Add On Bluetooth Keyboard". TechCrunch. AOL. Retrieved 2016-05-19.
  10. ^ Chacos, Brad (1 March 2015). "Sony's pixel-packed Xperia Z4 Tablet aims for mobile entertainment dominance". Greenbot.com. Retrieved 2016-05-19.

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Preceded by
Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet
Sony Xperia Z4 tablet
2015
Succeeded by
Latest model