Following its new Xperia Z flagship, Sony has wasted no time in revealing its next tablet dubbed the Xperia Tablet Z. Just like the Xperia Z, it features the same sharp and sleek rectangular look and the screen size has increased from its usual 9.4″ on the Xperia Tablet S to a bigger 10.1″. With its new design language, Sony has finally do away with its curled edge look on its earlier Xperia Tablets. As you would expect with a new high-end device, it comes with a Quad-Core 1.5GHz processor mated with 2GB of RAM and 32GB of storage. On board it runs on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean.
At the front, the 10.1″ display pushes a WUXGA resolution of 1920×1200 which gives a pixel density of 224ppi which is similar to the ASUS Transformer Pad Infinity but lower than the iPad Retina Display’s 264ppi. Just like its Xperia Tablet S, the Xperia Tablet Z also boast water and dust resistant as well with Grade IPX5/7 rating. For photo and video recording, the Xperia Tablet Z has a back illuminated 8.1MP camera with Exmor R and a front facing 2MP camera.
Bundled with a 6,000mAh battery, the Xperia Tablet Z weighs only 495 grams and has a thickness of just 6.9mm. As comparison, an iPad mini is 7.2mm thick and most 9.7-10.1″ tablets in the market weigh more than 550 grams. This is probably the lightest and thinnest 10″ tablet right now.
So far the Xperia Tablet Z is only announced for Japan with no mention of international availability at the moment. It also comes with 3G and LTE connectivity that’s catered for Japanese market.
For more information and if you can read Japanese, head over to Xperia Tablet Z product page.
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