After the CES 2013 gets over, Japanese electronic manufacturer Sony announced on January 21 that it will release a 10.1-inch Xperia Tablet Z this spring. Later, Sony chose the occasion of MWC 2013 to lift the wraps off its Xperia Tablet Z which it claims the world’s thinnest tablet. Since then people had been waiting when Sony would start taking pre-order for the Xperia Tablet Z. The good news is, Sony has started taking pre-order for its Xperia Tablet Z.
Sony Xperia Tablet Z comes with a weight of 495 gram and a thickness of 6.9 mm. For such thickness, it is touted as the world’s thinnest tablet till now. Xperia Tablet Z runs on Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) and features a 10.1-inch LCD screen with 1920 x 1200 resolution using the Mobile Bravia Engine 2 for high-quality images, a Qualcomm 1.5GHz quad-core APQ8064 processor, 2GB RAM and 32GB internal storage with an SD card slot. Besides, the tablet has 8.1MP rear facing camera using an Exmor R CMOS sensor, a 2MP front facing camera, S-Force Front Surround 3-D virtual sound technology, LTE connectivity, Near Field Communication (NFC) chip and 6,000 mAh battery. The best part of this tablet is it is waterproof as well as dustproof.
The Sony Xperia Tablet Z is supposed to be released in April. The Xperia Tablet Z 16GB and 32GB Wi-Fi only models will cost £399 and £449, respectively. There is also a 16GB LTE version Xperia Tablet Z on the website, but its price has not been mentioned. However, Sony has already started taking pre-orders for the device through its online store. Prospective customers in the UK may also purchase this tablet from O2 on contract (availability and price may vary). Sony has promised that it will start shipping the pre-ordered Xperia Tablet Z devices between 12-15 April.
Source: The Inquirer