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    8.4
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9.0
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8.0
CNET Apr 2, 2014

While the battery is a concern, the Xperia Z2 Tablet is still a good-looking slate that's loaded with more than enough power for anything you're likely to throw at it. It's a good choice if you're looking for a more affordable iPad alternative with 4G LTE.

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9.0
PC Advisor Apr 17, 2014

The Xperia Z2 is a great looking and well built Android tablet. It is staggeringly thin and light for a 10in device, has a great screen, expandable storage and good performance.

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8.0
Pocket-Lint Apr 14, 2014

For all its progression compared to the earlier Tablet Z - and it's a far cry better than the earlier still Tablet S - the sum of all those top features fail to add up to the best overall user experience, particularly in light of current competition.

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10
Digital Versus Mar 20, 2014

The Xperia Z2 Tablet is a stellar device for multimedia and all things online—and it's all held in a sleek, stylish, featherweight body. You can even take a bubble bath with it. What more could you want?

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9.0
GSM Arena Apr 4, 2014

Sony did a lot of things right with the Xperia Z2 Tablet, but it's the hardware design that puts it head and shoulders above the competition.

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8.0
TrustedReviews Apr 9, 2014

This is a competent and attractive tablet, but we'd happily trade its thinness and lightness for a better screen and beefier speakers.

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10
Expert Reviews Apr 16, 2014

It's the best Android tablet by far, and there's little to choose between this and the iPad in terms of speed, ease of use and screen quality. If you want a 10in Android tablet, buy this one.

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8.0
The Next Web Apr 18, 2014

Android hardware feels like a race to the bottom. Manufacturers want to hit increasingly lower price-points and inevitably, most of these products are riddled with compromises.It’s therefore refreshing to see Sony target a premium, high-end experience with the Xperia Z2 Tablet.

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9.0
t-break Mar 16, 2014

The Xperia Z2 Tablet is one of the finest tablet’s that I’ve come across. It’s the only tablet at it’s size that makes the iPad Air look thick and heavy. Simply put, Sony has done a superb job with the construction quality of the Xperia Z2 tablet.

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8.0
Stuff Apr 3, 2014

A solid Sony with a brilliant screen, this waterproof tab just doesn’t have the edge over rival Androids

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First Looks

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Engadget Feb 24, 2014

The Xperia Z2 Tablet has certainly been given a thorough tuning, but a lot of Sony's older hardware and software features still remain.

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TechCrunch Apr 15, 2014

The Z2 Tablet is what Sony calls the thinnest and lightest tablet yet, and it really is impressive on both counts for a tablet with its screen size. The display is also impressive, and it’s waterproof, too, meaning you could theoretically use it to watch Netflix in the bath.

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Pocket-Lint Feb 24, 2014

Without a step-up in resolution, however, we suspect that some will happily take a smaller device that's cheaper and almost as powerful, or opt for a rival device offering greater resolution for even slicker visuals.

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T3 Feb 24, 2014

The Xperia Z2 Tablet is instantly impressive thanks to its slim build and incredibly lightweight chassis. We also liked the quality of the screen and the noise cancelling audio.

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TrustedReviews Feb 24, 2014

The Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet doesn't offer anything particularly new or exciting beyond being terrifyingly thin and light. ... solid specs, a decent screen and the added flexibility of the dock port and memory card slot make it worth a close look.

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GSM Arena Feb 24, 2014

... the slate is a real pleasure to hold with very nice soft touch finish at the back. We've always considered the Tablet Z as one of the best looking tablets on the market and a year later we can safely say the same about its successor.

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TechRadar Feb 24, 2014

Is it worth the higher price that it will command when the prequel is going to be much cheaper? It's hard to say yes from a purely fiscal standpoint - but there's enough in terms of design, technology and power here to say it will probably be the most impressive tablet on show at MWC 2014.

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9.0
Will5204 Will5204

Overall I love my new Xperia z2 Tablet! I've had it for about three weeks now and after countless hours of going through and customizing and testing features, this is what I've noticed about it. Pros: The tablet is light and very comfortable to hold...

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