Sony has formally announced Tablet Z in the month of January this year, and now it seems that this tablet is going to hit the market soon as leading e-commerce sites have listed it for pre-order. Flipkart is accepting the pre-order; the release date has been kept at first week of June. The tablet is priced at Rs 44,900 which looks very expensive although it is the most powerful and feature rich tablet in terms of specification.
The tablet is mere 6.9 mm thick; it is dust and water proof. The new Xperia Tablet Z has a 10.1-inch touchscreen display with 1920×1200 pixel resolution natively. Sony has packed a quad-core 1.5 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064 mobile processor inside with 2 GB RAM.
It has the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean operating system but is expected to get Android 4.2 Jelly Bean update soon. Single SIM GSM device supports 2G, 3G and EDGE along with WiFi, Bluetooth and MHL (HDMI via USB).
By default, the Xperia Tablet Z offers 32 GB on-board storage and there is also a micro SD card slot for additional storage. Sony has also packed a new audio output feature, S-Force Front Surround 3D. Sony has packed a backside illuminated 8.1-megapixel Exmor R for Mobile image sensor at the back of the tablet for high quality photos and videos.
Sony Xperia Tablet Z will pack a 6000 mAh battery and is actually thinner than the Apple iPad Mini tablet. You can read our hands on reports here.