Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet 16GB WiFi + 4G/LTE - Black (SGP521)
A viewing experience you won’t forget
The Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet has been designed and built with the latest Sony TV display technologies optimised for mobile. Its Live Colour LED has increased colour depth and gradation. The Live Colour LED is a new technology exclusively used in Sony Mobile displays. The IPS screen ensures you have the best viewing angles and vibrant colours. The Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet sports a high-resolution 10.1-inch Full HD TRILUMINOS Display. It incorporates the X-reality for mobile that always gives sharp picture quality and crisp images.
Always a great viewing angle
You can be certain that with the Xperia Z2 Tablet, you will view everything in the best possible angle and that the colours visible on your Sony Tablet are accurate.
For the widest spectrum of colours
The TRILUMINOS Display technology is unique to Sony and lies behind the rich, vivid colours you see on Sony devices. Sony use the BRAVIA TV expertise for the Sony Z2 tablet as well. This reproduces colours in their pure and accurate form to give you a realistic, vivid viewing experience. This new innovation combines red and green phosphor with blue LEDs and customised colour filters to produce a brighter and more uniform light. Capturing true colours without the risk of oversaturation.
X-Reality for mobile
Razor-sharp images with X-Reality for mobile
You will always get sharp, clear images as Sony's unique image software engine analyses every image to ensure it has optimised colours. This is true for all images - whether still pictures or films, both high and low resolution. If any pixels are missing, the image software engine will reproduce them for greater clarity and detail.
- Pixel reproduction: Sony’s unique super resolution analyses every pixel to see if any are lacking and reproduces missing pixels. This ensures that the sharpest images are created.
- Texture and outline improvement: By selectively enhancing elements that help to render the texture and sharpen the outlines, images become clearer and crisper.
- Colour and contrast enhancement: The Intelligent Image Enhancer reproduces the vividness of the image in its original colour. Pictures are selectively optimised by enhancing the contrast, making images appear more detailed and true to life.
- Noise reduction: Intelligent Noise Reduction decreases the noise that can occur in high-motion scenes or footage shot in low-light conditions. As a result, images become clearer and smoother.
Experience legendary sound
Sony's audio technology is world renowned. You can be certain that you will always hear the best sound.
3D surround speakers
You will not require ant additional stand-alone speakers as Sony’s S-Force Surround technology gives you a powerful surround sound effect. The Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet comes with four 3D surround sound speakers instead of the usual two. Not only this, the speakers placement has been given careful consideration so they are not blocked by your hands.
The Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet incorporates Sony's Clear Audio technologies – Clear Stereo, Clear Bass and Clear Phase – that reduce distortion and restore balance and clarity to your music. The Sony Xperia Z2 will automatically select the best audio quality settings, leaving you with a crisp and clear audio experience.
Digital noise cancellation
With the Active noise control technology, you can be certain that the 98% of surrounding noises are cancelled. Since noise-cancelling technology is built into the tablet device, you can enjoy noise-free sound with the sleek Sony MDR-NC31EM headphones. These headphones sample surrounding noise through a microphone. When compensated by the DNC circuit in the Xperia device, the resulting output is a clear, noise-free sound.
A premium design that lasts
You can be certain to enjoy the best of the Sony designs and craftsmanship with the Xperia Z2 Tablet. The Sony Xperia Z2 tablet has been designed for ultimate comfort and style. The Sony Xperia sports gently tapered edges and smooth, reflective surfaces on all sides. All this is held together by an innovatove skeleton frame. There is a beautiful 10.1-inch glass-panelled front that has a seamless surface and enhanced reflective coating that reflect the world around you.
The world’s slimmest and lightest waterproof tablet*
Sony’s unique engineering has enabled the manufacture of a gaming tablet with a slimness of 6.4 mm and a weight of less than 440 grams.
* Based on results from research conducted by Strategy Analytics as of 29 January 2014. Get more information on our test results page.
Weight of Wi-Fi version: 426g – LTE version: 439g
A highly durable tablet - Waterproof, dust and scratch resistant
The Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet has an impressive IP55/IP58 ratingand its display has a scratch resistant surface made of tempered glass. This means that the slim Sony tablet is water and dust proof as well as scratch resistant.
Just rinse it off
You can practically wash your Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet as it is waterproof. It can even be used to take pictures whilst swimming in freshwater for up to 30 minutes, or take it for a dive up to 1.5m. Just be sure to cover the micro USB port, the micro SIM slot and the memory card slot and close them firmly.
The world’s fastest processor in a tablet**
The Sony Xperia Z2 tablet is equipped with the powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor. This advanced Quad-core processor is 75% faster than the S4 Pro and gives you maximum power and speed with outstanding battery time – run multiple apps simultaneously, surf the web with little loading time and stream videos without a break. The asynchronous processor makes sure that each core is powered independently. So you get the precise amount of power when you need it, without wasting power when you don’t.
** Based on results from research conducted by Strategy Analytics as of 29 January 2014. Get more information on our test results page.
The Adreno 320 GPU has been added to the Sony Xperia Z2 tablet so you get 20% increased graphic performance and stunning visuals for 3D games. It will also give a better web browsing speed without consuming a lot of power.
Compared to its predecessor, the Adreno 320
Ultra-fast LTE/4G technology
Your Xperia Z2 Tablet has a built-in LTE/4G modem. This enables blazing internet connections with up to 150 Mbit/s download and 50 MBit/s upload speeds.
Not valid for Wi-Fi only models.
Significantly improve battery life with Battery STAMINA Mode
The Sony Xperia Z2 tablet comes with Battery STAMINA Mode that will minimise battery drain. The Sony Xperia Z2 tablet recognises when your tablet is not being used Tablets and will turn off any functions not required. and smartphones use a lot of power, even when you’re not actively using them. Smartphones and tablets usually let apps and functions run in the background even when not in use. This drains the battery. But the Sony Xperia Z2 tablet will keep the notification while turning off the functions not needed. Turning the power button on will have everything up and running again.
Control all your devices from one place
The Sony Xperia Z2 tablet can be used as a universal remote to control your devices all over the house. It will enable you to power on the TV, change the songs coming from your Bluetooth speaker, and even share content to other devices.
Seamless and simple
There is no more the hassle of setting up connections between various gadgets. NFC (Near Field Communication) gives you a quick and easy way to wirelessly connect all your electronic devices with just one touch. This allows greater flexibility with the way you want to deal with your data. You can see photos or videos from your tablet on your TV or play music through a wireless speaker without any cables, or buttons or settings.
A single touch will allow you to share photos, music and more between two Android devices. This also works for Android device and an NFC-enabled laptop.
Play music on your Android device through a wireless NFC-enabled Sony speaker or Sony wireless headphones.
By simply touching your Android device with your BRAVIA TV remote, you can activate screen mirroring and share content from your device with your BRAVIA TV.
With the Sony Personal Content Station, all your pictures and videos are stored in one place regardless of whether they are taken with your smartphone, tablet or camera.
More ways to connect:
From your tablet to the big screen
You can even mirror content on to your non-NFC-enabled TV or share music through the speakers. You can “Throw” content from your Bluetooth tablet to your Wi-Fi-enabled TV through screen mirroring or DLNA, or send your tunes to a speaker via Bluetooth. “Throw” is a smart application integrated into your Xperia apps that finds the best way to wirelessly connect to other devices. With an MHL cable, you can also mirror your tablet’s full user interface on your TV and enjoy films, games and more while charging. You can even use a Miracast Wireless Display that lets you wirelessly stream your tablet to your TV over Wi-Fi.
8 MP camera with Exmor RS for mobile – stunning shots in any light
The Sony Xperia Z2 tablet will enable you to take picture-perfect HD pictures and videos in any light. There is an 8 MP camera with Exmor RS for mobile incorporated in the Sony Xperia Z2 tablet. The 8 MP camera is built with the same expertise as leading Sony cameras. The Exmor RS for mobile sensor helps you take beautiful pictures with low noise level, even in low light conditions.
High-quality catch-ups with the HD chat camera
There is a 2 MP HD front camera with Exmor RS for mobile incorporated in the Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet that will allow you to video call with friends and family with ease. Even in low-light conditions, you can be sure to enjoy great quality video conferencing.
Superior Auto. Superior photos.
The Superior Auto recognises up to 36 scene types. It adjusts automatically so you are able to capture the moment perfectly everytime. This hold true whether you are taking illuminated night view shots or close ups. The Superior Auto mode turns HDR on or off depending on your scene. HDR mode takes multiple shots with varied exposures and then merges them together to make your photos look natural – even in backlit conditions.
- UMTS HSPA+ 850 (Band V), 900 (Band VIII), 1700 (Band IV), 1900 (Band II), 2100 (Band I) MHz ****
- GSM GPRS/EDGE 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz ****
LTE Band I, Band II, Band III, Band IV, Band V, Band VII, Band VIII, Band XIII, Band XVII, Band XX ****
- 172 x 266 x 6.4 mm
6.8 x 10.47 x 0.25 inches
- RAM: 3 GB
- Flash memory: Up to 16 GB
- Expansion slot: microSD™ card, up to 64 GB
On the inside:
- Google Android 4.4 (Kitkat)
- 2.3 GHz Qualcomm APQ8074+MSM8974AB Quad-core
- 10.1" TFT
- 16,777,216 colours, 1920 x 1200 pixels
- Capacitive touchscreen with on-screen QWERTY keyboard
- Sony Mobile BRAVIA® Engine 2
- Screenshot capturing
- 16 million colours, 1920 x 1200 pixels
- Wide colour gamut
IP55/IP58 (waterproof) & IP55 (dust resistant)***
Connectivity and communication:
- Screen mirroring
- TV side view
- Remote control application
- MHL 3.0 support
- Wi-Fi and WiFi Hotspot functionality
- DLNA Certified
- Bluetooth 4.0 wireless technology
- USB High speed 2.0 and Micro USB support
- Xperia Link
- PC Companion
- 3.5 mm audio jack (CTIA)
- Synchronisation via Exchange ActiveSync, Google Sync and Facebook
- Media Go
- USB charging
Camera and video:
- 8.1-megapixel camera
- 8x digital zoom
- Front-facing camera (2.2 MP 1080p)
- HD video recording (1080p)
- Exmor RS™ for mobile image sensor
- HDR for both picture/film
- Burst Mode
- Scene recognition
- Sweep Panorama
- Smile detection
- Face detection
- Touch focus
- PlayStation Certified
- 3D games
- Video streaming
- Sony Entertainment Network (selected markets only)
- FM Radio with RDS
- Google Chrome**
- Google Maps for Mobile with Street view and Latitude**
What's in the Box:
- Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet 16GB WiFi + 4G/LTE - Black
- Sony EP880 Charger
- Media Cable
- Wired Headset
- Screen Protector
** Not available in all markets
*** In compliance with IP55 and IP58, the Xperia Z2 tablet is protected against the ingress of dust and is waterproof. Provided that all ports and covers are firmly closed, the tablet is (i) protected against low pressure jets of water from all practicable directions in compliance with IP55; and/or (ii) can be kept under 1.5 m of fresh water for up to 30 minutes in compliance with IP58. The tablet is not designed to float or work submerged underwater outside the IP55 or IP58 classification range. This may lead to your warranty being void.
**** Does not apply to Wi-Fi only versions.