We've seen plenty of reports
over the past few weeks regarding the Sony Xperia Tablet Z. Now the company has officially announced the tablet that will go on sale in Japan in spring 2013. Details regarding pricing as well as availability for other markets are currently unknown.
The Xperia Tablet Z sports a 10.1-inch screen with full-HD (1920 x 1200) display. It runs on Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) and packs in a 1.5GHz quad-core Snapdragon S4 Pro processor. The tablet comes with 2GB RAM and 32GB of internal storage, which can be expanded further by a microSD card.
At 6.9mm, the Sony Xperia Tablet Z is currently the slimmest tablet around and weighs 495 grams. Sony also claims that this tablet is waterproof and rustproof and has an 8-megapixel rear camera and a 6,000mAh battery. For connectivity, the Xperia Tablet Z supports NFC and LTE. It will be available in black and white colour options.
Sony had launched its Xperia S tablet in 2012, which too was a waterproof. However, the company had to stop sales of this device in early October after discovering a defect in it.
The Sony Xperia Tablet S is a 9.4-inch tablet that runs on NVIDIA's Tegra 3 quad-core processor and was available in 16 GB, 32 GB and 64 GB versions. There is an 8-megapixel rear camera and 1-megapixel front camera and the tablet runs on Android Ice Cream Sandwich. The company resumed selling this tablet from mid-November but is it yet to be made available in India.
Sony Xperia Z tablet specifications
- 10.1-inch full-HD display
- 1.5GHz quad-core Snapdragon S4 Pro
- 2GB RAM
- 32GB internal storage
- 8-megapixel rear camera
- NFC and LTE support
- Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean)
- 495 grams