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Sony Xperia Tablet Z given release date, priced

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 26 Feb 2013 1:10 User comments (3)

Sony Xperia Tablet Z given release date, priced Sony has priced their highly anticipated Xperia Tablet Z.
The new Xperia Tablet Z is a full-sized 10.1-inch tablet that is just 6.9mm thick, even thinner than the iPad Mini.

Under the hood, the tablet runs on Android 4.1, features a 1920x1200 resolution, a quad-core 1.5GHz processor, LTE, NFC, and IR blaster and an 8MP "backside-illuminated sensor" camera. It is all powered by a large 6000mAh battery.

Sony also says the device is waterproof and dustproof.

Finally, the company is promoting a new feature it calls "S-Force Front Surround 3D," which supposedly helps convey a feeling of surround sound and spacial movement.

"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 optimising them for the tablet form factor."

The tablet will sell for $499 for a 32GB version and $599 for a 64GB version and launch in the Q2, making it competitive, especially given the high-end specs.

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3 user comments

126.2.2013 1:36

You forgot the release date and markets.

Gd

228.2.2013 8:58

nice


Its a lot easier being righteous than right.


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328.2.2013 20:51

Extremely nice tab, love the display spec's and a 6Ah battery wow...

Plus for a Sony to be reasonably priced as their lines go, good job Sony.

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