Sony Mobile Communications said it will launch the Xperia Tablet Z in the second quarter of this year.
The tablet, which was unveiled last month, runs the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean operating system and is claimed to be waterproof and dust-proof.
The 6.9 mm tablet features a 10.1 inch display with WUXGA (1920 x 1200) resolution and Sony’s Mobile Bravia Engine.
Powered by Qualcomm’s 1.5GHz quad-core Snapdragon S4 processor, Xperia Tablet Z features 2GB of RAM, 32GB of internal storage and an 8.1 megapixel Exmor R camera.
Sony Mobile Communications corporate vice president, head of UX creative design and planning Kaz Tajima said: "Xperia Tablet Z sets new standards in entertainment by matching premium specifications and Sony technology with cross-device connectivity and a consistent user-experience."
The company also said its Xperia Z smartphone, which was also introduced in January this year, will roll out in stores worldwide from today. It’s also claimed to be waterproof and dust-proof.
Features of the Xperia Z smartphone include a 5" Full HD 1080p Reality Display, 13-megapixel fast-capture camera, a Micro SD slot and 4G LTE.