Sony announced two new products today, the Xperia Z2 Smartphone and Xperia Z2 Tablet. both designs are incremental updates to the design, the Xperia Z2 Tablet looks more or less identical to last year’s Sony Xperia Tablet Z, but the design is as impressive this year as it was last, why fix something that isn’t broken, right?
The suave looking Z2 has managed to lose a bit of weight compared to its sibling the Z1 which was launched last year, the wifi version weighs in at 426g which is even lighter than the aptly named iPad air, which if you’ve experienced holding one, you’ll agree it isn’t exactly heavy. The LTE/3G model does increase in weight to 439g, but that’s still impressively light for a 10.1 inch device. As well as amazingly light, it’s also impressively slim, at 6.4mm in thickness, this tablet really is the envy of teenage girls everywhere.
“The Xperia Z2 Tablet represents the pinnacle of tablet innovation and is a true flagship in our premium line. We have evolved our cutting-edge design to create the slimmest lightweight tablet matched with Sony’s latest technologies to deliver a unique user experience.” said Kunimasa Suzuki, President and CEO, Sony Mobile Communications. “And with our new range of dedicated accessories, you can further now enhance your tablet experience whether for work or play, at home or on the go.”
As impressive and aesthetically pleasing the Z2 Tablet is, it’s whats inside that counts. Much like the Z2 Smartphone Sony simultaneously announced today, most of the improvements are under the hood. First of all is the display, the Z2 tablet comes rocking a gorgeous 10.1 inch Full HD display, with Sony’s new Live Color LED technology which it claims give the Z2 the best colour range on the market. The viewing angles provided by the tablet give the ability for a group of peopl