While Sony contemplates an exit strategy from smartphones and TV business, the Japanese technology conglomerate stepped on to the stage at Mobile World Congress tradeshow to unveil the Xperia Z4 Tablet. Successor to last year s Xperia Z3 Tablet, the highlight of the tablet includes a 10.1-inch 2K display and top-of-the-line Snapdragon 810 octa-core 64-bit processor.
Sony touts that the Xperia Z4 Tablet is the lightest and slimmest 10-inch tablet in the world with a 6.1mm waistline and weighing just 389 grams. As for specification, the Xperia Z4 Tablet comes with a 10.1-inch display with 2K screen resolution. It is powered by a Snapdragon 810 processor octa-core processor with 64-bit capability and coupled with 3GB of RAM and 32GB internal storage.
There’s a 6,000mAh battery to keep the tablet powered up all day, and a Battery STAMINA Mode, which the company says will churn out few more hours of life by turning off all the unnecessary background processes.
For shutterbugs, there s a 13-megapixel snapper at the back, and a 5-megapixel sensor upfront. The Xperia Z4 Tablet comes with Sony s DSEE HX processing audio technology, which the company claims will upscale audio fidelity. Among other interesting features, the Xperia Z4 Tablet will work with PlayStation 4 remote Play, allowing users to stream their PS4 gaming right on the console provided both are connected to the same Wi-Fi network.
On the software front, the Xperia Z4 Tablet runs on Android Lollipop out-of-the-box, with Microsoft Office productivity suite pre-installed on it.
The tablet also comes with IP67 certified water and dust resistance, and Sony has also improved the capping on the USB port with a USB caplet. The company has also made a removable Bluetooth keyboard accessory which comes with a trackpad and chiclet keys.
The Xperia Z4 Tablet comes in two variants, of which one supports 4G LTE. The basic Wi-Fi version will be available starting June 2015. No information on how much either of the variants will cost as of now.