Sony has announced a new Xperia Tablet Z that follows some of the trends of its previous Xperia tablets, but upgrades the device with some new features that are more competitive with tablets set to be released this year. The Xperia Tablet Z has a 10.1-inch screen with a WUXGA display and Mobile BRAVIA, Sony’s custom displays with optimized colors and brightness settings. It has a 1.5 GHz quad-core processor, 2GB of RAM, and 32GB of internal storage.
The Sony Xperia Tablet Z runs Android 4.1 Jelly Bean software with Sony’s custom user experience and suite of mobile applications for media consumption. It also has an 8.1 megapixel rear camera with Exmor R that does a better job of taking auto photos based on light settings nearby. Front-facing speakers give the Xperia Tablet Z a virtual surround sound, and the presence of NFC enables one-touch streaming of photos or music to compatible devices.
The Sony Xperia Tablet Z has LTE connectivity and will be available in black or white color options. The tablet will first be sold in Japan this spring.