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Since the beginning of the year Sony has already announced and released its range-topping Xperia Z smartphone, as well as introducing new members of the Xperia range that will slot in below that when they are released sometime in Q2.
Similarly, the hardware maker has also managed to deliver one of the world's slimmest 10-inch tablets, which shares a name and several features with its smartphone counterpart.
The LTE-capable device has a 10.1-inch 1900 x 1200 (WUXGA) pixels HD display that makes use of Sony's Mobile Bravia Engine 2. Like its smartphone sibling, the Xperia Z is also water and dust resistant.
Other key hardware specs of the tablet include a quad-core S4 Pro processor with 1.5GHz asynchronous CPUs and 2GB of RAM.
The Z is one of the thinnest tablets on the market – measuring just 6.99mm thick. It's also on the light side too, weighing just 495 grams.
The Xperia Z tablet is pictured above (on the right) next to the Xperia Z smartphone, which is slightly thicker at 7.99mm.
Also like the smartphone Z, the Xperia Z tablet uses the same flappy covers for things such as the SIM slot and microSD cover in order to preserve the water and dust resistance of the unit.
On the rear of the slimline tablet there is an 8-megapixel camera with Sony's Exmor R CMOS sensor, accompanied by a 2-megapixel front-facing camera for video calling or stills.
Software wise, the Xperia Z tablet uses a largely stock build of Android Jelly Bean (4.1) which will be upgradeable to Android 4.2 after launch, Sony said.
Despite being mostly standard Android, Sony has also included some of its own personalised tweaks, such as inclusion of the Walkman music player and its customised Movies and Album applications. It also comes pre-loaded with Sony's new social life app.
Sony has not confirmed what the Xperia Z tablet will cost or when exactly it will be released, but it is currently pencilled in for release in Q2 2013, meaning it should be here soon.