If you fancy a bit more internal storage the 32GB, Wi-Fi only Xperia Z2 Tablet will set you back £449, while the 4G version is still in the pre-order phase at £499 - again matching the iPad Air.
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The Xperia Z2 Tablet sports a powerful Snagdragon 801 quad-core processor, 3GB of RAM, 10.1-inch full HD display, 8.1MP rear camera and Android 4.4. KitKat - ensuring you get a lot of bang for you buck.
It goes head to head with the 9.7-inch iPad Air at the top of the tablet tree, and its dust and waterproof chassis, plus its slender 6.4mm makes it an attractive option.
- Read our hands on Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet review