MWC 2015 Highlights Part 2

Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet

Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet

Sony announced the Xperia Z4 tablet, the successor of the Xperia Tablet lineup. The Sony Xperia Z4 tablet still retains the waterproofing feature and resistance to dust particles (IP65 / IP68). The tablet uses internal seals instead of flaps which allow the USB ports and headphone jacks to be fully exposed while maintaining the waterproofing feature.

Compared to the Xperia Z2 tablet, the Z4 tablet is slimmer and lighter at 0.24 inches and weighs 392g. The Xperia Z4 tablet can also function as a laptop when used with a keyboard accessory.

The Xperia Z4 Tablet will come with Android Lollipop 5.0 out of the box as well as support for LTE CAT 6 speeds.

Tech Specs

Model Sony Z4 Tablet Sony Z2 Tablet
Dimensions 10.0 x 6.57 x 0.24 inches 10.47 x 6.77 x 0.25 inches
Weight 392g 439g
Screen Size 10.1 inches 10.1 inches
Resolution 2560 x 1600 1200 x 1920
PPI 299 224
Screen IPS LCD TFT
Back Camera 8.1 MP 8.1 MP
Front Camera 5.1 MP 2.2 MP
Connectivity WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetooth 4.1, NFC
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetooth 4.0, NFC
Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 Qualcomm Snapdragon 801
Processor Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 &
Quad-core 2 GHz Cortex-A57
2.3 GHz Quad-Core Krait 400
Graphics Adreno 430 Adreno 330
RAM 3GB 3GB
Storage 32GB
with card slot up to 128 GB
16GB
with card slot up to 64 GB
Battery 6000 mAh non removable 6000 mAh removable

The Xperia Z4 Tablet will be launched in June.

 

 

Sony Xperia M4 Aqua

Sony Xperia M4 Aqua

Along with the Xperia Z4 Tablet, Sony also announced the mid-range Xperia M4 Aqua series which gets the IP65 / IP68 rating as well.

Features include 4G LTE, a 64 bit QualComm Snapdragon 615 processor and a battery that will last 2 days. The M4 Aqua also has a 22 mm wide angle front camera lens for all your selfie needs.

Tech Specs

Model Sony M4 Aqua
Dimensions 5.73 x 2.86 x 0.29 inches
Weight 136g
Screen Size 5 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280
PPI 294
Screen IPS LCD
Back Camera 13 MP
Front Camera 5 MP
Connectivity WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n
Bluetooth 4.1, NFC
Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 615
Processor Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 &
Quad-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53
Graphics Adreno 405
RAM 2GB
Storage 8GB / 16GB
with card slot up to 32 GB
Battery 2400 mAh non removable

The Xperia M4 will arrive in Spring.with a price tag of 299 euros.

 

 

Lenovo Tab 2

Lenovo Tab 2

Lenovo has come into the tablet game by announcing 2 new tablets, Tab 2 A8 and Tab 2 A10. Both tablets are targeted at the entry level consumers and feature entry-mid range specs.

The Tab 2 A8 has a 8 inch display at 800 x 1280 resolution.It comes with Dolby Atmos which works with both speakers and earphones. The Tab A8 also can be used as a phone as the international version variant comes with dual SIM card slot which supports voice and LTE.

The Lenovo Tab A8 comes with Android Lollipop 5.0.

The bigger brother Tab A10 has a 10.1 inch display with a resolution of 1920 x 1200. It also comes with Dolby Atmos and a long speaker at the back which will give the surround sound experience. There is also a variant of the Tab A10 which supports LTE.

The Lenovo Tab A10 comes with Android Kit Kat 4.4 and will be receving the Lollipop treatment later in June.

Tech Specs

Model Lenovo Tab 2 A8 Lenovo Tab 2 A10
Dimensions 8.27 x 4.92 x 0.35 inches 9.72 x 6.73 x 0.35 inches
Weight 360g 509g
Screen Size 8 inches 10.1 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 1080 x 1920
PPI 184 218
Screen IPS LCD IPS LCD
Back Camera 5 MP 8 MP
Front Camera 2 MP 5 MP
Connectivity WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n,
Bluetooth 4.0
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n,
Bluetooth 4.0
Chipset Mediatek MT8735 – 4G
Mediatek MT8161 – Wi-Fi
Mediatek MT8732 – 4G
Mediatek MT8165 – Wi-Fi
Processor Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex A-53 Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex A-7
Graphics Mali-760 Mali-400
RAM 1GB 2GB
Storage 8GB
with card slot up to 32 GB
16GB
with card slot up to 64 GB
Battery 4290 mAh non removable 7000 mAh non removable

The Lenovo Tab A8 will be available in June with a base price of US$179. The Dual SIM version will cost US$179.

The Lenovo Tab 10 will be available in April at US$199

 

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