Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact launched at IFA 2014


Sony has come up with another beautiful product termed as the lightest and slimmest tablet in the world. The device has been named as Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact and it was unveiled at IFA 2014 at Berlin.

Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet compact is an innovation in many terms. It is the lightest and thinnest compact tablet, featuring the best ever water proof technology, latest audio technology along with a PS4 Remote play, which makes it arguably the best mobile device for gaming enthusiasts available in the market.

Sony Xperia Z3 tablet compact with PS4 console

Design & Display
Sony Xperia Z3 tablet compact Design

Sony Xperis Z3 tablet compact is surely an innovation in terms of design. A thin, light tablet with a screen size of 8 inches, width of 6.4 mm and weight of 270G, Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet compact is surely a thing to wait for.

The corners are made of stainless steel along with the front which consists of tempered glass. To add a little more class to it, the tablet is available in black as well as white color.


The display resolution in Z3 compact tablet is 1200 x 1920 pixels, which is termed as the sharpest and brightest in a compact tablet. For an 8 inch display with that resolution, the ppi density comes around 283 pixels per inch, which is another great thing not found in may other tablets.

Processor and Memory

Z2 tablet compact has an incredibly fast Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor clocking at 2.5 Ghz with Quad Core CPUs. The gaming on this tablet becomes real heaven because of the same. The inbuilt memory is 16 GB which is further expandable upto 128 GB with the help of a Micro SD Card lets you store a lot of your media files which are useful on the go.

Further addition which makes this device great is teh 3 GB of RAM, to ensure the multitasking at a great speed. The speed, storage and the process would never be a problem with the tablet for sure.


Sony Xperia z3 tablet features 8.1 Megapixel autofocus camera clicking pictures with a resolution of 3264 x 2448 pixels. The features like geo tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, Panorama come inbuilt with the same. The video quality is pretty decent as well. Taking videos at 30 fps is a good bet for a tablet which is a legend in many other regards.

For the internet video calls and clicking selfies, the front camera can be a good bet as well, as this tablet features 2.2 megapixel front camera.


Battery is one of the main discussion points in phones and tablets, but with Xperia Z3 tablet, Sony boasts of providing 23 hours of 3G talktime along with a 13 hour nonstop video watching experience. The battery is non removable 4500mAh which can surely meet your expectations of a decent battery life.

Bottom line

Xperia Z3 tablet compact water test
Sony Xperia Z3 tablet compact surely offers some great features inside a comparatively smaller, lighter and thinner tablet. However, the price has not been unveiled yet, so we can not comment on the value for money segment, but with the features, it surely looks like a good option to go for if you want to use a tablet more for the gaming needs.