Sony Announces Xperia Z3 Tablet, Sony SmartWatch 3 & SmartBand Talk

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Sony wasn't done after announcing their new Xperia line of smartphones. They also revealed the Xperia Z3 Tablet, the SmartWatch 3 and the SmartBand Talk.

Not too many hardware details were revealed about the tablet, but here is an interesting quote detailing something unique about these devices, especially for Sony fans,

Gamers in Sony's crowd will also have a field day with the new PS4 Remote Play feature  This basically allows users lucky enough to own both a PlayStation 4 and Xperia Z3 device to play their games right on their smartphone or tablet. Yes, this remote access feature is available to all three of the Xperia Z3 family. In addition, the new GM10 Game Control Mount will let you hook up your mobile device with a DUALSHOCK 4 wireless controller so that you can play your PS4 games right then there, wherever you are as long as you are in the same home network as the console.

Here are details of the wearable devices in a quote,

The SmartBand Talk's display has been the subject of a very recent leak and this formal announcement from Sony confirms that feature but also adds a ton more. While the absence of touch controls might seem a bit limiting to those who are now more attuned to how smartwatches function, this SmartBand is by no means untalented. The wearable's built-in microphone and speaker not only makes it possible to receive calls from your wrist, it also gives users the ability to control some aspects of their paired smartphone using their voice alone. Plus, the 1.4-inch e-ink display gives the SmartBand Talk a longer battery life, without making users miss out on important notifications and data.

The SmartWatch 3 is more like your traditional smartwatch and, when it comes to the specs, it shares much in common with other Android Wear devices, like the 1.63-inch 320x320 screen, 4 GB of storage, and, of course, Google's wearable platform. This extends the SmartWatch 3's use beyond that of an activity monitor into a notification hub and quick action center. Like the SmartBand Talk, this smartwatch is rated IP68, making it the perfect accessory for an active lifestyle. ~ Engadget

Check out the thread below for pics of the wearables.
 
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Here are those pics:

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It will be interesting to see if VZW picks up this Xperia device upon release - of course dependent upon LTE and such...
 

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I'm EXTREMELY interested in the Z3 Compact Tablet....waterproof, 8" display (1920x1200), 2.5ghz Snapdragon 801, 3gb ram, 16gb storage with up to 128gig SD!

front facing stereo speakers AND LTE....I'd even consider putting this on my existing unlimited plan and then getting a new standard plan for my phone.
 
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Agreed. That watch looks so 2012! lol
 
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Here's an update with the specs of the tablet:
  • 8.1MP main shooter
  • 2.2MP front facing
  • Processor is a 2.5GHz quad-core Snapdragon 801
  • 3GB of RAM
  • 16GB storage with microSD expansion to 128GB,
  • 4500mAh battery
  • frame measures 6.4mm thick.
  • WiFi and LTE
 

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Not sure if the compact gets 3gigs ram.

In either case, if they price this less than even $400 Samsung might have a problem (considering they charge @ $450-$500 for their top tablets with LTE).
 
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