Sony to Ship World’s Thinnest Tablet

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Sony Z tablet

Sony will ship in May the world’s thinnest and lightest tablet announced to date. It measures just 0.27 inches thick.  And it weighs just over a pound so it’s 24 percent lighter than the newest iPad, as well as 27 percent thinner.

And it’s waterproof.

The Xperia Tablet Z has a 10.1 inch screen.  Sony announced it last month, but it received its first official viewing and a U.S. ship date of May this week at Mobile World Congress in Spain.

The Android 4.1 tablet has a 1.5GHz quad-core processor, 2GB of RAM and full HD 1080p resolution. Sony said it will update to Android 4.2 at some point after launch.

Pricing is $499 for the 16GB model, and $599 for the 32GB version.

Source: Android Guys, CNN Money



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