Sony Xperia Tablet Z Available in Singapore from 6 June (Update)

Sony Xperia Tablet Z Available in Singapore from 6 June (Update)

 Sony first announced the Xperia Tablet Z in late January after CES 2013.

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: 

  • Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean
  • 10.1-inch Reality Display with Mobile BRAVIA Engine 2 / 1920 x 1080 pixels
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 quad-core 1.5GHz processor
  • 2GB RAM
  • 16/32/64GB internal storage
  • 4G LTE 
  • NFC
  • 6000mAh battery 
  • 266 x 172 x 6.9mm
  • 495g
Comparing the Sony Xperia Tablet Z against the Xperia Tablet S, Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 and Apple iPad (Late 2012)
  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
Storage 16/32GB
(microSD support up to 64GB)
(microSD support up to 128GB)
(microSD support up to 32GB)
Front Camera 2.2MP 1MP 1.9MP 1.2MP
Rear Camera 8.1MP autofocus 8MP autofocus 5MP autofocus 5MP autofocus
Battery 6000mAh 6000mAh 7000mAh 11560mAh
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
Weight 495g 585g 600g 662g


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