Sony don’t stop to surprise the IFA attendees, aside from the long awaited premiere of the Xperia Z3 smartphone along with its compact version, the company announces one more device being added to their lineup, the 8-inch Sony Xperia Z3 Compact Tablet. Although the new tablet is considerably smaller than other Sony’s Xperia Z tablets, it receives the same package of high-tech hardware. The new slate running Android goes official and is said to hit the market this fall.
Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact – the slimmest and lightest tablet yet…
In opposition to its large predecessors that were typically equipped with massive 10.1-inch screens, the new Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact houses a smaller 8-inch full HD display with resolution of 1920×1200 pixels. The tablet is powered by the Qualcomm 2.5GHz Snapdragon 801 processor (the same featured by the new Xperia Z3 smartphone), paired with 3GB RAM and the Adreno 330 GPU.
Moving on, the slate goes with 16GB of built-in storage that can be expanded up to even 128GB via microSD cards and support high-def audio output. As it comes to the optics, don’t expect the superior Xperia Z3 smartphone’s 20.7-megapixel camera, the tablet houses only 8.1-megapixel rear shooter with additional 2.2-megapixel front one, but still features the Exmor RS sensor. Though the tablet has a really slim, measuring only 6.4 mm, it somehow manages to house a really massive 4,500mAh battery that is said to deliver 13 hours of video playback.
Sony, trying to improve the tablet gaming capabilities, tied the smartphone and tablet gaming ecosystems together. The Z3 tablet just as the Xperia Z3 smartphone conjuncts with the PlayStation 4’s Remote Streaming, which makes it your very own gaming console, so all gaming maniacs will be definitely delighted.
The Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact goes on sale this fall in two traditional black and white color variants. The device is said to be launched globally in two versions, one supporting Wi-Fi and LTE connectivity, other with Wi-Fi only. So far, there’s no word about its price.
Now, while waiting to put your hands on the slate, fest your eyes on watching the Sony promo videos showcasing the Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact.