Sony Mobile takes the reigns for Xperia Tablet z
The next-generation Sony Xperia Tablet specifications may have leaked on net via a couple tweets that have slipped out of China. The current Xperia Tablet S tooks its name from the Sony Xperia S flagship smartphone for 2012 and runs a Tegra 3 quad-core processor. The purported Sony Xperia Tablet Z would take its name from the new Sony Xperia Z, the Japanese company’s flagship smartphone for 2012.
Water-resistant tablet to be recalled, repaired
Sony has stopped sales of its Xperia Tablet S, due to quality control issues. According to Reuters, the tablet should be water resistant, however a manufacturing flaw at a Chinese plant has caused some tablets to go on sale with a noticable gap between the screen and the case, and has pulled the product until the issue is resolved.
New variant carries Nvidia chipset, Android 4.0
Sony today unveiled a previously rumored variant of its Tablet S device, one that retains many of the features seen in the original, but now carries the Xperia branding common to Sony's Android smartphones. The new model adds a number of capabilities meant to make it more useful to buyers with home entertainment systems. It's scheduled to go on sale early next month.