Sony Xperia Tablet S
Sony Xperia Tablet SReuters

Japanese electronics major Sony at the international mobile convention MWC(Mobile World Congress) 2013 announced that its flagship ultra-slim tablet Xperia will be globally rolled out in the second quarter of 2013.

"2013 will be a breakthrough year for Sony in the mobile sector. We are delivering on our objective to combine the best of Sony for an outstanding user experience," said Kunimasa Suzuki, President and CEO of Sony Mobile Communications.

Sony has confirmed that the Xperia Tablet Z which was unveiled in January will be globally available from Spring 2013. It also confirmed that the Xperia Z smartphone will start its global roll-out from today, but details of availability in India are still under wraps.

Key Specifications of Sony Xperia Tablet Z include:


Sony Xperia Tablet Z


10.1-inches LCD WUXGA display(Full HD)

with Mobile BRAVIA Engine 2 and

1920x1200p resolutions


Android v4.1 OS (Jelly Bean)


Qualcomm quad-core processor with

1.5GHz CPU speed

Internal memory


Storage capacity

Available in 32GB and 64GB


Rear:8.1-megapixel Exmor R camera with CMOS sensor

Front: 2.0-megapixel HD camera


3G, 4G/LTE in select markets



Additional spec

NFC, 'S-Force' virtual surround system,

Water-proof, dust-proof...


495 g


Priced between $499 and $599

The tablet is said to come in two colours: Black and White.

Sony's Xperia Tablet Z will come packed with advanced front and rear cameras capable of taking HD pictures and video. It also boasts a faster processor with ample memory space.

The new tablet, which will be available in a Wi-Fi only model and a Wi-Fi/LTE version, is priced between $499 and $599, reported ThinkDigit.