The Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact tablet, unveiled at IFA 2014 has passed through the FCC recently and it’s getting closer and closer to release. The product is codenamed SGP641 and it has been certified to use on GSM, WCDMA and FDD-LTE networks.


The product also has certifications for WiFi and Bluetooth. It comes with NFC too and for those wondering, it’s a very solid rival for the iPad Mini Retina and the Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4. This model measures 6.4 mm in thickness, weighs 270 grams and packs an 8 inch Triluminos display with a 1920 x 1200 pixel resolution. It has a 4500 mAh battery, good enough for 170 hours of music playback or 15 hours of video playback.

It’s both dust and waterproof and comes with an 8.1 megapixel camera with autofocus, as well as a front 2.1 MP shooter. There’s MHL 3.0 support, aGPS, digital noise cancelling, USB high speed 2.0 and DLNA. This model is compatible with the PlayStation 4 for remote play purposes, so you can take your Destiny fun to portable heights. Inside we find 3 GB of RAM and 16 or 32 GB of storage.

There’s also a quad core Snapdragon 801 processor, clocked at 2.5 GHz inside, powering up Android 4.4.