Sony Xperia Z3 Compact Tablet – first look

Sony Xperia Z3 Compact Tablet – first look

Sony Xperia Z3 Compact Tablet - first look

Flagship Z3, compact Z3, and even Sony Xperia Z3 Compact Tablet – compact tablet with an eight-inch display. In many ways, this “most-most” tablet on the market, one of the most lightweight and thin, so thin and the only protection from the water …

To begin, I recommend to watch the video immediately remind you that all the innovations we have removed Sony detailed and long overview videos, you can see them at the beginning of each article – if you do not have enough information in the text version, be sure to watch videos.

Sony Xperia Z3 Compact Tablet  – Design

The Sony say that this is largely the most-most tablet on the market. The easiest, weighs only 270 grams. The easiest protected from water, yes, the device is protected according to IP68, can safely be in the bathroom, to correspond with someone or watch movies. The easiest protected from water, and is also capable of functioning as a normal smartphone – yes, you can take the call and talk without a headset. Looks strange, but it’s a good way to take on holiday with one device and leave the smartphone at home. In addition, many do not care what people think around – very many around talking on the plates, and nothing in this nightmare not.

Sony Xperia Z3 Compact Tablet - first look

I like that the tablet has turned out fine. It’s very thin frame around the display, as opposed to a ten versions, Sony Xperia Z3 Compact Tablet bears no resemblance to the photo frame, the gadget is elegant, matte plastic back does not get dirty, but a black, there is a white version. Among the accessories stand under a magnetic connector, Bluetooth-keyboard case with stand, if desired, you can deploy a mobile office right in the cafe.

Tried to bend the plate, did not work, the assembly is good. At the ends of – the insertion of metal parts on – such as insertion of the polymer as a Z3. Neat cap card used nanoSIM, if desired, you can increase the memory using a microSD card with up to 128 GB. On the back of the – 8 megapixel camera lens, flash, region NFC.

Sony Xperia Z3 Compact Tablet - first look

A huge plus tablet – it is placed in a very small bag, pocket outwear, in the inside pocket of his jacket. Given the weight, you can even forget that you have something there is. The ideal option for reading in public transport.

Sony Xperia Z3 Compact Tablet – Display

Diagonal IPS-display – 8 inches, resolution – 1920 x 1080 pixels, the screen is quite bright, I have no questions to display arose.

Sony Xperia Z3 Compact Tablet – Performance

All devices line Z3 similar characteristics, so I’ll repeat this paragraph in all at a glance. Processor is used 801ac c 2.5 GHz, Adreno 330 graphics card, 3 GB of RAM, with Sony Xperia Z3 Compact 2 GB of RAM, but there are more and do not need diagonal display less.Installed 16 GB of memory, you can use microSD, supports cards with capacity up to 128 GB. All devices work very quickly, this also applies to E3. Installed Android 4.4.4, but the update to the latest version, of course, will be. Used branded wallpapers, redesigned icons, widget clock has been changed, the numbers of hours became thicker – or rather, became thicker font, minutes remained unchanged. How to change the software at the time of exit devices on the market, we’ll see.

Sony Xperia Z3 Compact Tablet - first look

Wireless interfaces are typical, it is Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, NFC. Used pyatipinovy ​​connector as in Z2, it supports all the new accessories that require power from the gadget – a microphone, headset with noise canceling. Probably, there will be other things – for example, headphones with sound support Hi-Res. Magnetic foot at the end allows you to charge Z3 without a connector microUSB, if you get tired of the plug, it is recommended to buy a docking station. By the way, supplied with all the Z3 will remove the headset, you have to buy it separately.

Sony Xperia Z3 Compact Tablet – Battery

In the tablet uses the battery capacity of 4500 mAh, while the promise of about 13 hours of video playback, it’s not bad – even during a long flight, you can watch movies.

Sony Xperia Z3 Compact Tablet - first look

Sony Xperia Z3 Compact Tablet – Luggage

8 MP camera, there are a number of new effects, for example, in the air you can draw something like graffiti, drawing hangs in the air and become three-dimensional, you can hold the camera at different angles and examine the resulting pattern. It’s also very, very unusual.There is a video recording of what is happening on the screen, like the author of the review of applications, games for Android, there is a broadcast-online on YouTube. There are other effects, see details in the video at the beginning of this article. The quality of images, as the company says, has not changed or got better.

Sony Xperia Z3 Compact Tablet - first look

To help the PlayStation

In November this year will be a very interesting feature for the whole family Z3 – called Remote Play. Firmware will be released for the PS4, will feature in the Z3, and what will happen? Here’s what: a smartphone or tablet can connect via Wi-Fi set-top box and use the device’s screen to play with a joystick DualShock 4. ceases to be a touch display, the image is transferred back to the set-top box, if clarification on the fingers, Z3 is transformed into a miniature TV. Joystick is a special holder, there is possible to put a smartphone or tablet. While this will only work within a home Wi-Fi network, but the promise to expand the opportunities – for example, I might include in Berlin using Z3 console, run BF4, put the smartphone in a joystick and play quietly for an hour before going to bed. Given the resolution of the display, the problem with details unlikely to arise.

Yes, Z2 such functionality will not.


Online tablet Xperia Z3 Compact Tablet will appear in this quarter, the price is still unknown. Will be a version that supports LTE and only with Wi-Fi, the latter has to be modified with 16 and 32 GB of memory. I liked the tablet – a compact, you can set the SIM-card and receive calls while on the back of the invisible fingerprints, very interesting to try how the Remote Play. I wonder what you think about this new – yet another gadget in the family of Z3.

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