You'll pay for it

The Xperia Tab Z starts at $500, but thankfully Sony packs it with tons of features, both physical and software-based.
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Wispy

It's also the thinnest 10-inch tablet yet.
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Proof

Did I mention that it's waterproof? I told you it packed in the features.
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Cover it up

Each physical port on the tablet includes an attached flap that keeps it sealed up tight when closed. Necessary to achieve full waterproofing.
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NFC

NFC allows you send info to other devices with a quick bump. At least on paper. In reality, the Z's NFC has a weak signal and slow performance.
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Exmor R

The back camera features Sony's Exmor R tech, which should allow you to take high-quality low-light pics. Low-light it does. High-quality? Not so much.
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MHL

If Micro-USB and HDMI had a kid, the results would look a lot like this.
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Expansion

MicroSD storage expansion will come in handy when you quickly max out that 16GB of internal space.
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