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Q2 Launch for Super-thin Sony Xperia Tablet Z

David Murphy

Sony Mobile has announced at Mobile World Congress that its Xperia Tablet Z 10.1-inch water-resistant tablet will launch globally in Q2, 2013. Additionally, Sony's flagship smartphone, Xperia Z will roll out in stores worldwide from today.

The device is just 6.9mm thick and weighs just 495g. Available in black or white and in LTE and wi-fi versions, it is the first tablet to run on Qualcomm’s Snapdragon S4 Pro asynchronous quad core processor and has the highest levels of water resistance ever delivered in a tablet, making it immune to accidental spills and splashes.

"Xperia Tablet Z sets new standards in entertainment by matching premium specifications and Sony technology with cross-device connectivity and a consistent user-experience," said Kaz Tajima, corporate vice president, head of UX creative design and planning, at Sony Mobile. "Xperia Tablet Z reinforces our intention to be a leading player in the premium Android device market, by building on the principles established by Xperia Z and perfectly optimising them for the tablet form factor."