This year Sony began launching device after device, from the most powerful new flagship, to low-cost devices designed for the less pretentious. The Sony Xperia Z is the manufacturer´s pride and it offers so many features that you wouldn’t even know where to begin. Further more, the manufacturer has also announced a tablet in the same line.
Shortly after they announced their flagship smartphone, the tech community began talking about a tablet device in the same line and with about the same features. As rumors began to spread, the manufacturer was practically forced into announcing the Xperia Tablet Z. The device was now again introduced during MWC 2013 in Barcelona, though we already a good idea about everything there is to know about it. As the Z smartphone before it, the tablet features IP55 & IP57 certification for water and dust resistance.
The Xperia Tablet Z is the first in its class to be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro quad-core chip, clocked at 1.5 Ghz. On top of that there is 2 GB of RAM and a 10 inch, HD WUXGA display. The device is only 6,9mm thin and weights 495 grams. On the back of it there is a Exmor R 8 MP camera module, coupled with Sony´s Bravia Engine 2 for enhanced photo viewing and video playback quality. There is also Android Jelly Bean on board, a new Sony custom interface for Android and a Stamina mode that will preserve battery life by stooping unnecessary services. It will cost $500 in the 16 GB version and $600 in the 32 GB one.