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Sony Has Announced the Price for its Thinnest and Lightest Tablet


06/03/2015 - 19:03



Sony Mobile has announced the imminent start of sales of its flagship tablet Xperia Z4 Tablet, as well as they reported prices of the two new versions. This was reported in the press release. The prices weren’t announced earlier.



Michael Homnick
Michael Homnick
The version with the mobile unit will allow its owners to use tablet with 10-inch screen not only to connect to the Internet, but also for voice calls.

Xperia Z4 Tablet is built on eight-core 64-bit processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 810. The body of the tablet is made of steel. The tablet is equipped with a basic 8-megapixel and 5.1-megapixel camera. Screen resolution is 2560 by 1600 pixels. According to the manufacturer, the colors do not fade and the image is easy to “read” even when using the tablet on a clear sunny day.

Weight of the model, depending on the presence or absence of LTE-module, slightly fluctuates around 390 grams. In addition, the manufacturer said about moisture and dust protection according to the standard IP68. This means that the device can be immersed in water for prolonged periods of time.

The new model will be available at the market in the middle of June and will be in both white and black colours.

The original Xperia Z Tablet was released in May 2013. The tablet was one of the first devices in its class with dust and moisture protection of IP57 class, which provides water resistance to a depth of one meter. Weight of the first generation Xperia Z tablet was 100 grams more than the fourth version.

Specially for Xperia Z4, Sony has developed several accessories. Case with a cover and an interactive window will give the device more sophistication and functionality as basic tasks the user will be able to carry out even without opening the case. Accessory will be available in four colors to match the color palette of Xperia Z4. In addition to the cover, Sony has created a docking station with the charging ability, which will be a stylish addition to your desktop.

As it was reported earlier, all the world’s manufacturers had been well prepared to the World Mobile Congress held in Barcelona. Thus, Sony introduced the ultra-thin and ultra-light tablet Xperia Z4 Tablet and smartphone Xperia M4 Aqua from the budget category. As it was expected, there was no fundamental changes in the appearance. The most notable innovation was a thin strip of stereo speakers above and below, as well as the front camera to another location. Also, the physical parameters of the gadget were changed in comparison to Xperia Z3.

According to the company words, Sony intends to take the smart phone market of higher price category with the new devices, willing to compete with the flagships of Samsung and Apple.

In February, the company announced that it will reduce the cost of their units on TV and mobile phones, while the focus will shift to video games producing and sensors for cameras. Sony also said that they no longer intended to increase sales of smart phones.

source: pcadvisor.co.uk