Sony Xperia Tablet Z  vs Asus Eee Pad Transformer TF300 

Released June, 2015

Sony Xperia Tablet Z

  • 10.1"
  • 32 GB
  • WiFi 3G
  • Android 4.1
Front view of Sony Xperia Tablet Z
8.6 Out of 10
Things like the microSD card slot are really winning as well, and we love the way that Sony has made everything so easy to find on the tablet (after getting acclimatised to the way the user interface works).
by TechRadar (Aug, 2013)
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Released April, 2012

Asus Eee Pad Transformer TF300

  • 10.1"
  • 32 GB
  • WiFi 3G
  • Android 4.0
Front view of Asus Eee Pad Transformer TF300
7.9 Out of 10
The Transformer Pad has a much more average display: it's reasonably bright, with super-wide viewing angles and accurate colors, but it's no more readable outside than any other tablet.
by The Verge (May, 2012)

TabletRocket Review Our evaluation of Tablet Z vs Transformer TF300

Performance

Processing power and speed

Passmark, Geekbench, AnTuTu, BrowserMark and Sunspider 0.9.1

Graphics

3D and 2D graphics

AnTuTu 3D and GLBenchmark 2.5

Battery Life

How long will the battery last

Battery life

Reviews

How do our trusted review sites rank these products?

Reviews from techradar.com, mobiletechreview.com and reviews.cnet.com

No winner declared

Too close to call

Value

Which tablet has better performance for the money?

Sony Xperia Tablet Z 

TabletRocket recommends the Sony Xperia Tablet Z  for those concerned with getting the most for their dollar.

Benchmarks Real world tests of Xperia Tablet Z vs Eee Pad Transformer TF300

geekbench Processor and memory performance

passmark Processor performance including multiple coresData courtesy Passmark

sunspider 0.9.1 benchmark Web browser and javascript performance

BrowserMark How fast does the web browser load pages

AnTuTu 3D 3D graphics performance

GLBenchmark 2.5 3D graphics performance

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Sony Xperia Tablet Z

Reasons to consider the
Sony Xperia Tablet Z

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Much better overall performance 2,065 vs 314 More than 6.5x better geekbench score
Significantly faster graphics 26 fps vs 12.9 fps More than 2x better GLBenchmark 2.5 score
Much more expandable storage 2,048 GB (SDXC) vs 128 GB (microSD) 16x more maximum capacity
Newer Jun, 2015 vs Apr, 2012 Release date over 3 years later
Significantly faster Bluetooth 24 Mbit/s (Bluetooth v4.0) vs 3 Mbit/s (Bluetooth v2.1 + EDR) 8x faster Bluetooth
More RAM 2 GB vs 1 GB 2x more RAM; Better able to run big apps with lots of content
Significantly higher resolution 1920 x 1200 vs 1280 x 800 2.2x higher resolution
Lighter 495 g vs 635 g More than 20% lighter
Significantly sharper screen 224 ppi vs 149 ppi More than 50% sharper PPI; enjoy photo-realistic, crisp images
Significantly thinner 6.9 mm vs 9.9 mm More than 30% thinner
Faster processor 1.5 GHz vs 1.2 GHz More than 25% faster processor; run computation-intensive applications, such as photo editing, faster
Smaller 167 x 254 x 6.9 mm vs 263 x 180.8 x 9.9 mm Around 40% smaller
Better performance per dollar 0.87 pt/$ vs 0.33 pt/$ More than 2.5x better performance per dollar
Higher resolution front camera 2.2 MP vs 1.2 MP Around 85% higher resolution front camera; Video chat with other people
Front view of Asus Eee Pad Transformer TF300

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Much faster web browser 2,574 vs 1,731 Around 50% better BrowserMark score
Much newer operating system Android 4.0 vs Android 4.1 Newer android OS; Get all the latest features and apps with a more recent version
Supports Adobe Flash Yes (Android 4.0) vs No (Android) Somewhat common; Many games and videos on the Internet require Adobe Flash
Has an open source operating system Yes (Android 4.0) vs No (Android) Somewhat common; Allows you the freedom to use your tablet however you like

Reviews Word on the street

Xperia Tablet Z  vs Eee Pad Transformer TF300 

8.0
8.0
It's a much better display than the Xperia Z phone's display for black levels and viewing angles and it beats the higher resolution Nexus 10 for contrast and vibrancy.
Xperia Tablet Z

7.6
7.7
Still, if Android is your thing, the TF300's price makes it the current best value for a full-Android tablet on the market.
Eee Pad Transformer TF300

9.0
8.0
On the tablet, it's an LED-backlit LCD panel, while the Xperia Z phone ships with a TFT display.
Xperia Tablet Z

Overall

8.2 Out of 10
8.1 Out of 10

Specifications Full list of technical specs

display

Xperia Tablet Z  vs
Eee Pad Transformer TF300 
Size 10.1" 10.1"
Technology TFT LCD IPS LCD
Resolution 1920 x 1200 1280 x 800
PPI 224 ppi 149 ppi

network

Wi-Fi
802.11n
802.11g
802.11b
Bluetooth Bluetooth v4.0 Bluetooth v2.1 + EDR
Supports 3G Yes Yes

processor

Cores Quad core Quad core
Clock speed 1.5 GHz 1.2 GHz

form factor

Weight 495 g 635 g
Size 167 x 254 x 6.9 mm 263 x 180.8 x 9.9 mm
Thickness 6.9 mm 9.9 mm
Battery life 9.83 hour 10 hour

storage

Xperia Tablet Z  vs
Eee Pad Transformer TF300 
Internal storage 32 GB 32 GB
RAM capacity 2 GB 1 GB
Supported card formats
SDXC
microSD
SDHC
SD
Maximum capacity 2,048 GB 128 GB

photo & video

Adobe flash support No Yes
Webcam 2.2 MP 1.2 MP
Rear camera 8.1 MP 8 MP

sensors

Has a GPS Yes Yes
Has a light sensor Yes Yes
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