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Sony Xperia tablet gets leaked
- — 01 August, 2012 16:15
Sony's next generation Xperia tablet has been leaked online with images and specifications.
The Xperia tablet will succeed the Tablet S and the news comes a few weeks after PC Advisor exclusively revealed that Sony would launch a new tablet in time for Christmas. The leaked slides, courtesy of Mobiflip show a slimmed down and improved version of the Tablet S.
Sony's tablet will share the Xperia name with its smartphone line-up and it will still have the folded magazine type design of the Tablet S. However, it will be both thinner and lighter by 42 percent - 8.8mm at its thinnest. See also: Group test: What's the best tablet PC?
The aluminium case will be splash proof. The screen remains at 9.4in with a 1280 x 800 resolution and storage capacities of 16, 32 and 64GB. Its processor will be an nVidia Tegra 3 quad-core chip, an upgrade from the Tablet S' dual-core Tegra 2.
Other details revealed in the leak include Bluetooth 3.0, an SD card slot, stereo speakers, an 8Mp rear camera, a 1Mp front camera front page and a larger battery capacity. There will also be Wi-Fi and the option for 3G mobile connectivity.
Out of the box, the Xperia tablet will run on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. Accessories including a case with a keyboard and a docking station were also revealed in the leaked slides.