Sony's Xperia Z tablet up for pre-order in India at Rs 44,990

Sony's waterproof and dustproof tablet Xperia Z is now available for pre-order on Infibeam and Flipkart.


Sony's waterproof and dustproof tablet Xperia Z is now available for pre-order on Infibeam and Flipkart.

Infibeam is selling the 32GB Wi-Fi only version for Rs. 44,990 states that the device will be available from 3 Jun. Shipping will begin after its launch. Flipkart is offering the 16GB 3G version of the tablet again for the same price. Both websites are offering a free leather case with the tablet.

The Xperia Tablet Z was first announced in January 2013 and was also showcased at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2013.

The tablet has a Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro asynchronous quad-core processor clocked at 1.5GHz. It has 10.1-inch full-HD Reality Display, an 8MP HD rear camera and a 2 MP HD front-facing camera. The device has 2GB RAM and will come in 16 GB and 32 GB version. The Xperia Tablet Z also offers a microSD card slot for up to 64GB of expandable storage.

Sony Xperia Z tablet in this file photo. Reuters

Sony Xperia Z tablet in this file photo. Reuters

Xperia Tablet Z run Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) and is upgradable to 4.2 after launch. However this doesn't come with just a standard Android experience and Sony has added a bunch of its own apps such as Walkman App, Sideview, etc. The device is currently available only in black.

The tablet supports WiFi, has NFC capabilities and a built-in universal IR remote control which can control Sony and other manufacturers' consumer electronic devices.

Sony tablet has the highest levels of water resistance making it immersible in up to three feet of water for up to 30 minutes. (However all ports and covers have to be firmly closed)


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