New details revealing the features of Sony's upcoming Xperia series tablet have surfaced.
Sony has confirmed its press event at the 2014 Mobile World Congress to be held on 24 February at 8:30 CET in Barcelona, but the company has not disclosed any information about the products expected at the MWC. However, rumour has it that the Japanese tech major will announce the successor to the Sony Xperia Z1, known as Sony D6503, codenamed Sirius.
This is not the only device in the Xperia lineup. Sony is likely to announce an Xperia series tablet codenamed Castor in the Wi-Fi variant. The information is courtesy of prolific Twitter leaker, evleaks.
Now the same leakstar has revealed all the technical features of the new Xperia tablet, named Sony Xperia Tablet Z2, the successor to the current Xperia Tablet Z. According to the listing, the upcoming Tablet Z2 will sport a 10.1in Triluminos display with resolution measuring 1920 x 1200 pixels.
The Xperia Tablet Z2 will run with the Snapdragon 800 chip featuring a quad-core processor running clock speeds up to 2.3GHz while paired with 3GB RAM. The device will offer 16GB internal storage with microSD card support for additional space.
The new Xperia tablet is expected to pack an eight megapixel rear camera and a two megapixel front camera. It will use a 6,000mAh power battery. One of the interesting features is even though the tablet houses a bigger battery, it will be quite slim featuring a thickness of just 6.4mm. Like the company's other Xperia lineups, the new tablet will be waterproof. It will run on the latest Android software, v4.4 KitKat.
When compared to the current Xperia Tablet Z, which has a few similar features like the Xperia Tablet Z2 such as 10.1in display, 16GB storage, microSD card support and 6000mAh battery. But the current tablet is powered by quad-core Snapdragon S4 Pro 1.5GHz processor and 2GB RAM. It is slightly thicker than the Xperia Tablet Z2 , measuring 6.9mm in thickness.