Sony has announced that it will launch its Xperia Tablet Z in May, this year. However, the company did not share pricing details for the tablet. The announcement was made at the Sony Xperia Z launch event in New Delhi.
The Xperia Tablet Z was launched
in January, with the company announcing spring 2013 shipments for the Japanese market. It also showcased the device at the Mobile World Congress. The Xperia Tablet Z sports a 10.1-inch screen with full-HD (1920 x 1200 pixels) display. It runs Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) and is powered by a 1.5GHz quad-core Snapdragon S4 Pro processor. The tablet comes with 2GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage, which can be expanded further via a microSD card. Internationally, the 16GB storage version of the tablet is available for $499 while the 64GB version is available for $599.
The major USP of the tablet, however, is its form factor. At 6.9mm, the Sony Xperia Tablet Z is currently the slimmest tablet around and it weighs 495 grams. Sony also claims that the tablet is waterproof and rustproof. It features 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 Xperia Tablet Z 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
- Waterproof and Dustproof IP55/IP57