Sony Xperia Tablet Z Revealed : 10.1-inch, 1.5GHz Quad-core, Ultra-Slim, Waterproof Tablet

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Sony has unveiled the world’s slimmest and lightest tablet – the Xperia Tablet Z, at Mobile World Congress 2013. The new tablet weighs a scant 495g and measure 6.9mm thin. Like its Smartphone counterpart, the Xperia Tablet Z has high IP55 & IP57 ratings for water and dust resistance.

Sony Xperia Tablet Z dons a 10.1-inch, 1920x1200p WUXGA HD display and is powered by Mobile BRAVIA Engine 2 for a brilliant TV-like viewing experience. The device is armed with 1.5GHz asynchronous quad-core Snapdragon S4 Pro processor alongside 2GB of RAM and runs on Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) OS.

There’s an 8.0 megapixel rear camera featuring Exmor R for mobile and a 2.0 megapixel HD front-facing camera. The Xperia Tablet Z offers excellent audio experience with Sony’s S-Force Front Surround 3D and Sony’s Clear Audio+ mode. Sony’s One-Touch function with NFC allows user to share content seamlessly from tablet to any compatible devices by just touching them together.

Sony Xperia Tablet Z Key Specifications :

  • Android v4.1 Jelly Bean OS (upgradable to 4.2)
  • 10.1-inch, 1920x1200p WUXGA HD display with Mobile BRAVIA Engine 2
  • 1.5GHz asynchronous quad-core Snapdragon S4 Pro processor
  • 2GB of RAM
  • IP55 & IP57 certified – water and dust resistance
  • 8.0 MP rear camera featuring Exmor R for mobile
  • 2.0 MP HD front-facing camera
  • LTE support (Optional)
  • One-touch connectivity with NFC
  • Dual-band Wi-Fi (802.11 a/b/g/n) and DLNA
  • Bluetooth v4.0 with A2DP
  • MicroUSB v2.0 (MHL) and 3.5mm audio jack
  • 6000 mAh battery
  • Dimensions: 266 x 172 x 6.9 mm; 495 g

Sony Xperia Tablet Z houses a 6000 mAh battery and also includes Battery STAMINA mode to improve the standby time. The 16GB version is priced at $500, while the 32GB version will cost $600. The tablet will launch globally in Q2 2013 and will be available in two color options – Black and White.


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