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What size SD cards, flash memory drives and external USB Hard Disk Drives can be used with the tablet?

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  • For SDHC and SDXC memory card support, the tablet must be upgraded to the Android 4.0.3 Release6b version of the operating system (or later) and the memory card must be in the FAT32 file system format. Similarly, flash drives of any size up to 2TB will be recognized as long as they are using the FAT32 file system format.
  • Because of the increased power requirements, it is recommended that any connected external USB Hard Disk have it's own power supply.

As of December 2012, a representative sample of the following memory card versions and sizes have been tested and found compatible with the Xperia® tablet, however this does not guarantee that all versions or sizes of SD, SDHC or SDXC memory cards will be compatible with your tablet device.

  • SD (Secure Digital): Up to 2 GB.
  • SDHC (Secure Digital High Capacity): Up to 32 GB.
  • SDHC UHS-I (Secure Digital High Capacity Ultra High Speed- I): Up to 32 GB.
  • SDXC (Secure Digital eXtended Capacity): Up to 64 GB.
  • SDXC UHS-1 (Secure Digital eXtended Capacity Ultra High Speed- I): Up to 128 GB.