Along with the next Xperia series smartphones, Sony seems to be working on a new compact version of Xperia tablet.
Techtastic has managed to find a user guide for Sony BSC10, a Bluetooth Speaker with Magnetic Charging Pad accessory, which allows users to charge Xperia devices and enjoy high-quality audio. The user guide provides details regarding Sony BSC10.
The guide also has a mention of Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact, thereby confirming the existence of the upcoming Xperia tablet. The Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact has been listed along with a number of other compatible Xperia devices, including smartphones and tablets.
The user guide does not reveal any specification details about the tablet, but it is expected to come with an 8in screen. The same report further suggests that Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact will retain the features of Xperia Z3 smartphone, which includes 1080p screen, Snapdragon 801 MSM8974-AC chip paired with 3GB RAM.
The fact remains unclear if Sony will unveil the Tablet Compact alongside the Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z3 Compact, which are expected at the IFA 2014 event in Berlin next month.
Sony is expected to hold a press conference on 3 September. The event will mark the announcement of new Xperia smartphones, along with new wearable devices such as SmartWatch 3 and lens-style cameras.