After grabbing the spotlight at the CES when it launched the Xperia Z smartphone, Sony today grabbed the headlines again by launching the world’s thinnest 10.1-inch tablet called the Xperia Tablet Z. The tablet is remarkably thin at only 6.9mm and weighs in at 495gms.
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The Xperia Tablet Z sports a 10.1-inch full HD (1920×1200 pixels) screen and is powered by a quad-core 1.5GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro processor; 2GB RAM. It includes features like an 8-megapixel rear camera, 2-megapixel front camera and comes in 16GB and 32GB internal storage variants with a microSD slot for cards up to 64GB. Sony says that the tablet is dustproof and also waterproof in up to three feet of water for 30 minutes. Also Read - MWC 2020: Who is attending and who is not due to Coronavirus outbreak
On the software front, the Tablet Z runs on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, which will be upgraded to 4.2 soon after launch. It also includes an IR blaster that works as a remote control for your TV and also works with an app called TV SlideView that allows a user to see a TV guide in the app itself.
The Xperia Tablet Z is priced at $499 (Rs 26,946 approximately) for a 16GB Wi-Fi version and $599 (Rs 32,346 approximately) for 32GB and will be available in the global markets. There is currently no word on when the Japanese company will release the tablet in India.