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Sony Xperia Z4 is a skinny mini 10-inch tablet

It's one of the thinnest, lightest, and fastest Android slate we've seen since, well, the last Sony tablet.

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Xiomara Blanco is an associate editor for CNET Reviews. She's a Bay Area native with a knack for tech that makes life easier and more enjoyable. So, don't expect her to review printers anytime soon.
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Meet the Sony Xperia Z4 tablet

One of the best Android tablets we've seen all year, the Sony Xperia Z4 is a superslim performance powerhouse.

Click through the slideshow for more photos, and read the full review for all of the details.

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Slim and trim

The Xperia Z4 manages to be even thinner and lighter than last year's model.

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Would you like a keyboard with that?

Sony packs an optional Bluetooth keyboard with the tablet.

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OK keys

Made of plastic but not fantastic, the Bluetooth keyboard feels cheap and suffers from connectivity issues.

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Testy typing

In addition, the small keyboard feels cramped to type on.

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Not a netbook

When closed shut like a laptop, the Xperia Z4 almost looks like a netbook. Remember those?

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Waterproof to boot

Did I mention the Sony Xperia Z4 is a waterproof tablet? Don't go running for the pool just yet -- the extra durability is meant for accidental spills, not swimming season.

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LTE? Yes, please.

A 10-inch tablet with LTE connectivity is rare, especially one with such high-end specs and au courant design.

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Stunning 2K screen

The beautiful 2K screen on the Sony tablet is one of the best. With a wide color range, colors appear impressively lifelike, whereas HD content looks sharper than real life.

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Cool camera features

The 8-megapixel rear and 5-megapixel front-facing cameras aren't worth busting out at a party, however the apps in the native camera apps are. The apps, settings and features range from practical to wacky, but they're all fun to explore.

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