Sony at the press conference today at Mobile World Congress unveiled the launch of the Xperia Tablet Z; a 10.1-inch Android tablet which if we go by Sony’s world is the world’s thinnest. The Xperia Z features 16/32 GB internal storage while a Wi-Fi only version with 64GB space will come to the US. Other features include Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean, a quad-core 1.5GHz Snapdragon S4 Pro CPU, 2GB RAM, a 6,000mAh battery, 8.1-megapixel rear camera and 2-megapixel front-facing cam, NFC, four speakers and a 1,920 x 1,200 display.
“Xperia Tablet Z sets new standards in entertainment by matching premium specifications and Sony technology with cross-device connectivity and a consistent user-experience,” said Kaz Tajima, corporate vice president, head of UX creative design and planning, at Sony Mobile Communications. “Xperia Tablet Z reinforces our intention to be a leading player in the premium Android device market, by building on the principles established by Xperia Z and perfectly optimizing them for the tablet form factor.”
The Xperia Tablet Z is available in black in a 16 GB and 32 GB version and will cost you about $499 and $599 respectively this Spring while a white 32 GB version will be available exclusively at Sony Stores, including online.