Update on 31/5/2013 10.37am: Two days after announcing its availability, Sony Mobile Singapore has revealed the pricing for the Xperia Tablet Z. The 16GB and 32GB model (both Wi-Fi only) will be priced at S$688 and S$788 respectively, while the 16GB (LTE) will cost you S$988.
Sony Mobile today announced that the Xperia Tablet Z (black) will be available in Singapore from 6 June, Thursday.
It will come in two variants: Wi-Fi only and LTE-enabled. Consumers can purchase the tablet from the Xperia Store, Sony Stores, Sony Centres and all telco operators. The white version will be available at a later date. Prices will also be announced close to launch date.
We managed to get our hands on the Sony Xperia Tablet Z at MWC 2013 and found the tablet to resemble its smartphone counterpart, the Xperia Z in many aspects. For example, it sports the OmniBalance design with a frame made from glass fibre polyamid. Here's a quick recap of its specs:
|Sony Xperia Tablet Z||Sony Xperia Tablet S||Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1||Apple iPad (Late 2012)|
|Display||10.1-inch LCD||9.4-inch LCD||10.1-inch LCD||9.7-inch LCD|
|Resolution||1920 x 1200 pixels||1280 x 800 pixels||1280 x 800 pixels||2048 x 1536 pxiels|
|OS||Android 4.1 Jelly Bean||Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich||Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich (at launch)||Apple iOS 6|
|Processor||Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro quad-core 1.5GHz||NVIDIA Tegra 3 quad-core 1.4GHz||Exynos 4 Quad quad-core 1.4GHz||Apple A6X dual-core 1GHz|
(microSD support up to 64GB)
(microSD support up to 128GB)
(microSD support up to 32GB)
|Rear Camera||8.1MP autofocus||8MP autofocus||5MP autofocus||5MP autofocus|
|Dimensions||266 x 172 x 6.9mm||239.8 x 174.4 x 8.8 - 11.85mm||262 x 180 x 8.9mm||241.2 x 185.7 x 9.41mm|