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Sony Xperia Tablet Z – thinnest, lightest tablet unveiled

Jan 23 (): Sony has unveiled a new Android tablet, Sony Xperia Tablet Z, the world’s lightest and thinnest 10.1 inch tablet.

The Android-powered tablet Xperia Z is thinner than Apple iPad mini. The thickness is 0.27in (6.9mm), 0.01in thinner than the Apple’s iPad Mini in spite of presenting a bigger screen of 10.1in.

Competitor of Sony, Google Inc’s Nexus 10 tablet measures 8.9 mm thick, while Apple Inc’s iPad mini is 7.9 mm. The official images released showcases Xperia Tablet Z like a larger version of Sony’s Xperia Z line of handsets.

Special features of Sony Xperia Tablet Z 

  • Thickness 0.27
  • Weight 495 grams
  • 10.1 inch TFT touchscreen having Mobile Bravia Engine 2 display technology
  • Image resolution of 1920 x 1200 pixel
  • 1.5 GHz quad-core Snapdragon S4 Pro processor
  • 2 GB RAM
  • 32 GB on board storage expandable up to 64 GB by microSD card
  • Android 4.1 Jelly Bean OS, latest Android version
  • 8.1 MP rear camera with R imaging technology
  • 1 MP front camera

Other essential feature is the shockproof, waterproof and dust resistant body which makes this tablet largely resistant to damage.

The device has top class connectivity features such as 4G LTE and NFC besides the regular options such as 2G, 3G, micro USB and Bluetooth 4.0. The battery option is Li-Po 6000 mAh battery and this tablet is available in colours of black and white and has a similar design ethos to the Sony Xperia Z Android smartphone.

The Sony Xperia Tablet Z is made with the similar materials used in Xperia Z smartphone, which is a glass fibre polyamide construction for the frame, sandwiched between two sheets of toughened glass.

And finally, another most important feature of this tablet is the makers have included the company’s proprietary S-Force virtual surround sound technology in the tablet, which would surely excite the music lovers who are passionate about sound quality.