Earlier in the week, Sony announced their brand new take on a tablet, the Xperia Tablet Z. With similar design language to the Xperia Z smartphone, they look a lot alike only this is obviously, much bigger. Shortly after its unveiling, media in Japan was able to get its hands on the tablet and do a couple of walk-throughs and give it the hands-on treatment. I think it’s safe to say that Sony has another beautifully designed product on its hands to match-up with their announcements from CES.
On a spec front, the Xperia Tablet Z (what a name) measures in at just 6.9mm thick, supports a 10.1″ 1,920 x 1,200 display, and is powered by a 1.5GHz Qualcomm quad-core processor. Inside the device, you will also find NFC, 32GB of storage, micro-SD card slot, 2GB of RAM, and a super fancy 8.1 Exmor R camera on its backside.
Other than the Nexus 7 and 10, this is the first time in a while that I’ve looked at a tablet and said, “Wow, that’s a beautiful piece of technology that I wouldn’t mind owning.” I said something similar for the Xperia ZL phone from Sony, so who knows, maybe Sony is on the verge of turning it all around.