Sony Announces New Xperia Tablet Z, Lightest & Thinnest Tablet Ever

Sony Announces New Xperia Tablet Z, Lightest & Thinnest Tablet Ever

According to an Engadget report today, Sony has announced the Sony Xperia Tablet Z from Japan.

The tablet is a 10.1-inch model with Android 4.1. It features roughly the same design and features as its smartphone equivalent, the Xperia Z (announced on January 7, 2013).

According to the report, the tablet is set to feature: “a Qualcomm 1.5GHz quad-core APQ8064 processor, 2GB RAM, 32GB storage, a 10.1-inch 1,920 x 1,200 screen (with Mobile Bravia Engine 2), an 8.1-megapixel Exmor R camera, NFC, LTE (MDM9215M radio), microSD expansion and Sony’s very own “S-Force” virtual surround sound technology.”

The new tablet is also set to be dust proof and water proof, and will house a 6000mAh battery.

The most interesting aspect of Sony’s new tablet though is its size. The device is set to be only 6.9 mm thick with a weight of 495 grams.

Those measurements put the Sony Xperia Tablet Z at the front of the pack as the thinnest and lightest tablet in the world.

What do you think of this new tablet? Will you be rushing to pick one up? Or will you wait around for the next big thing to come out? Sound off in the comments below.

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