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Good: Light weight, waterproof design, looks, IR TV remote control
Bad: Too few good tablet apps, Sony bloatware, seems a bit flimsy
Comment: I love the Android OS on phones and small tablets (e.g. the Nexus 7) but it doesn't seem to be good on larger screened tablets, such as this one. Also the Play Store does not have a clearly defined tablet section (unlike with the iPad). For this size of tablet I think the Apple system is superior.
Good: light, thin, fast, smooth performance, all around great tablet
Bad: Charges a little slow, not many available accessories
Comment: I have owned several tablets in the past and this tablet is by far the best. I don't understand why Cnet and other reviewers are always so harsh on Android tablets and always so lenient on the Ipad. The Ipad hasn't REALLY changed since the first one, the manufacturers releasing Android tablets always offer a unique experience with new technologies ie. waterproof Xperia Z. Sorry didn't mean to turn this into the typical Ipad vs Android. This tablet is great, if you are looking for a high end android tablet that runs a fairly stock android experience, this tablet is for you. It is smooth, I have not experienced any lag, the battery life is decent but not the best out there. For the minor flaws this tablet has it makes up for it in just being a beautiful tablet experience. I just wish there were more accessories for it. My opinion, this is a much better value than the Ipad.
Good: Design, Thinness, Water proff
Bad: Slow, Image quality, Battery lifetime
Comment: Before I got Sony Xperia Tablet Z, I had iPad 3. I was really surprised how Xperia Z tablet comparing with the iPad is poor. First of all it's slow and it's lag even if you switch screens or just scrolling a web page. Another cons is graphic quality. The quality of how image engine is displaying the images in web or in Istagram is just awful. And third biggest cons is battery life time. In wifi mode (without SIM) battery was empty after 5 hours of watching movies (on iPad it was around 12 hours)
Good: Design, screen resolution, colour production
Bad: Worst customer service, buggy product,
I thought this story might be an interesting read considering Sony's aim at becoming number one in the mobile device market. Now i purchased the XTZ on preorder when it appeared in UK. Thrilled, delighted, words are very diff to say on how amazing it was to open the unit and hold it in my hand. However i realised a few issues once i was past my cloud of excitement. The front camera was pointing a little to the side, in short if i held the tablet at perfect 90 degrees to my face, i would be place on the left side of the screen. I either had to change the viewing angle or move the tablet away from me to get me in the middle. Confirmed that this was not seen at a demo unit at the local o2 store. Plus, mic picking up a lot of static and noise on calls. Promptly sony replaced the unit, after spending few weeks being bounced between sony mobile and sony online store (you'd think they have better service for their flagship tablet).
2nd unit same camera issue, plus mic was very quiet, recorded voice notes had very low volumes. prompt replacement, and the 3rd unit, front camera is fine, well almost but im not bothered any more. however, mic? well skype calls the mic volume is really low, same with the built in voice recorder app. But if you do a google + call its perfect and loud. if you take video with the camera there is a good amount of white noise but sound is loud. If on the skype call where there mic volume is low, connect a headset with mic and everything is just amazing again!
Now one would think a company like sony would take complaints or issues from their customers quickly especially on their flagship device. IF you see the discussion its not so. I made seperate calls to sony mobile as well as sony store. Sony mobile - one of the managers commented that I my expectations are higher than the tablets capabilities. Hmm does this mean sony accepts their product isnt as superior to a tablet half its price?
when i spoke with sony online store, they tried to convince me initially that it is a network related issue. after spending over 30 mins explaining they asked me to share the discussion url on sony mobile store.
Today after weeks, an update on the discussion that sony has seen the problem, and working on a fix. This apperantly does not affect all tablets.
But why does it take sony such a long time to react to customers having issues? Could they have not only saved costs by not changing units but also improved relationships with their customers?
Im sure a lot of users might be facing this, at the same time it would be great for the senior managers in sony to realise where their money is draining.
Probably a very soon Ex-Sony User
Read this link for an example of their customer services - http://talk.sonymobile.com/thread/140138?start=0&tstart=0
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Comment: Just got it today, but I like it so far.
Good: Its water proof, slim, well designed
Bad: Battery consumption.
Comment: When it will be available in pakistan?
Good: screen, power, design, light, waterproof
Bad: speakers, flex, average camera
Comment: I love this tablet, better than iPads in every way
Comment: I got in the bath and controlled it with my wang. Five stars.
Good: Latest Features
Comment: One other new tablet to launch this month that compares to the new Sony is the Pipo M7 model - a 9 inch Android tablet with impressive features for a mid-range tablet and offers the latest Rockchip Quad Core processor and a retina-quality 1900x1200 IPS screen; along with Bluetooth, Built-in GPS, HDMI, Dual Cameras, a 7000 mAh battery, Android 4.2.2 and Google Play... it features a thin 9.6mm profile and weighs in at less than 1lb... and also offers one the latest technology innovations which launched in 2013 - Miracast HD Wireless technology, comparable to Apple's $150 AirPlay device, and with a Miracast adapter ($38) provides wireless connection to any HDTV - ideal for streaming movies (Netflix) and for video games as well as any other web content - essentially turning any HDTV into a computer. The new Pipo M7 is priced at $239 with more details available at a site called TabletSprint --
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