Sony Xperia Tablet Z  vs HP SlateBook x2 

Released June, 2015

Sony Xperia Tablet Z

  • 10.1"
  • 32 GB
  • WiFi 3G
  • Android 4.1
Front view of Sony Xperia Tablet Z
8.1 Out of 10
The tablet is indescribably thin and light: when you hold it and feel it, you'll be amazed.
by MobileTechReview (Jun, 2013)
Released December, 2013

HP SlateBook x2

  • 10.1"
  • 16 GB
  • WiFi
  • Android 4.2 Jelly Bean
Front view of HP SlateBook x2
8.5 Out of 10
HP is looking to change that with the SlateBook x2, a 10.2-inch Android tablet with a keyboard dock that essentially converts it to an Android-powered laptop.
by Android Police (Sep, 2013)

TabletRocket Review Our evaluation of Tablet Z vs SlateBook x2


Processing power and speed

Passmark and BrowserMark


3D and 2D graphics

GLBenchmark 2.5

Battery Life

How long will the battery last

Battery life


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TabletRocket Score

Performance, Graphics, Battery Life and Reviews

HP SlateBook x2 

TabletRocket recommends the HP SlateBook x2  based on its performance and graphics.

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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 SlateBook x2

passmark Processor performance including multiple coresData courtesy Passmark

BrowserMark How fast does the web browser load pages

GLBenchmark 2.5 3D graphics performance

SlateBook x2
50.2 fps

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 lighter 495 g vs 1,400 g 2.8x lighter
Much thinner 6.9 mm vs 20 mm 2.9x thinner
Has a light sensor Yes vs No Somewhat common; Automatically adjust screen brightness for environmental factors
More storage capacity 32 GB vs 16 GB 2x more storage capacity; Holds more music, movies and photos
Much more expandable storage 2,048 GB (SDXC) vs 32 GB (SDHC) 64x more maximum capacity
Much smaller 167 x 254 x 6.9 mm vs 212 x 285 x 20 mm 4.1x smaller
Supports 3G Yes vs No Somewhat common; be online anywhere that has cell coverage
Newer Jun, 2015 vs Dec, 2013 Release date over 1 years later
Back view of HP SlateBook x2

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Much faster web browser 3,391 vs 1,731 More than 95% better BrowserMark score
Much faster graphics 50.2 fps vs 26 fps Around 95% better GLBenchmark 2.5 score
More processing power 3,990 vs 3,119 Around 30% better passmark score
Latest and greatest OS Android 4.2 Jelly Bean vs Android 4.1 Newer android OS; Get all the latest features and apps with a more recent version
Has an open source operating system Yes (Android 4.2 Jelly Bean) vs No (Android) Somewhat common; Allows you the freedom to use your tablet however you like
Faster processor 1.8 GHz vs 1.5 GHz More than 20% faster processor; run computation-intensive applications, such as photo editing, faster

Reviews Word on the street

Xperia Tablet Z  vs SlateBook x2 

The 8-megapixel back camera has been outfitted with Sony's Exmor R technology, which is purported to allow you to take good pictures in low light.
Xperia Tablet Z

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Xperia Tablet Z  vs
SlateBook x2 
Size 10.1" 10.1"
Technology TFT LCD Super IPS LCD2
Resolution 1920 x 1200 1920 x 1200
PPI 224 ppi 224 ppi


Bluetooth Bluetooth v4.0 Bluetooth
Supports 3G Yes No


Cores Quad core Quad core
Clock speed 1.5 GHz 1.8 GHz

form factor

Weight 495 g 1,400 g
Size 167 x 254 x 6.9 mm 212 x 285 x 20 mm
Thickness 6.9 mm 20 mm
Battery life 9.83 hour 9.5 hour


Xperia Tablet Z  vs
SlateBook x2 
Internal storage 32 GB 16 GB
RAM capacity 2 GB 2 GB
Supported card formats
Maximum capacity 2,048 GB 32 GB

photo & video

Adobe flash support No No


Has a GPS Yes Yes
Has a light sensor Yes No
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