News: Sony announces global availability of Xperia™ Tablet Z – world slimmest 10″ tablet

This just in…

February 26th 2013, SOUTH EAST ASIA – At the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Sony Mobile Communications (“Sony Mobile”) announced that Xperia Tablet Z – the slimmest* 10”tablet available – will launch globally in Q2 calendar 2013.

Xperia Tablet Z Accessories

Xperia Tablet Z will launch with a number of accessories including a charging cradle, an LCD Screen Protector and Leather Carrying Cover that comes in Black, White or Red.

These will be available from Sony stores or registered retailers.

Xperia Tablet Z will launch on Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) and is upgradable to 4.2 after launch for the latest Android user experience.

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Key features for Xperia Tablet Z

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  • 10.1” HD 1920x1200p WUXGA Display with Mobile BRAVIA Engine 2
  • S-Force Front Surround 3D
  • The world’s thinnest design at 6.9 mm and lightweight at 495g for 10.1” water resistant tablet
  • Dust and water resistant (IP55 & IP57) with a durable glass front display
  • Snapdragon S4 Pro processor with 1.5GHz asynchronous quad CPUs and 2GB RAM
  • One-touch connectivity with Near Field Communication (NFC)
  • A unique OmniBalance design with subtly rounded edges and smooth reflective surfaces
  • 8 MP rear camera featuring “Exmor R for mobile” and Superior Auto plus 2MP HD front camera
  • Battery STAMINA mode further improves the standby time.

Xperia Tablet Z Pricing (updated as of 31 May 2013):

It will be available in the Sony Stores, Sony Centres and Sony Authorized Retailers from 6 June 2013, in the colours Black and White

Model

SRP (SGD)

16GB Wi-Fi

$688

32GB Wi-Fi

$788

16GB LTE

$988

 

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Thoughts:

It’d be running on LTE / 4G  and is water and dust resistance…
Well, would be nice to give it a try when it arrives here 🙂