The dust- and water-resistant tablet sports a 10.1 inch 1920X1200p WUXGA display with a mobile Bravia Engine 2. It runs on Snapdragon S4 Pro processor with 1.5 GHz asynchronous quad CPUs and has a 2 GB RAM.

Expanding its Xperia range of gadgets, Sony India on Wednesday launched the Xperia Tablet Z, which the company claims is the world’s thinnest design at 6.9 mm, priced at Rs. 46,990.

The dust- and water-resistant tablet sports a 10.1 inch 1920X1200p WUXGA display with a mobile Bravia Engine 2. It runs on Snapdragon S4 Pro processor with 1.5 GHz asynchronous quad CPUs and has a 2 GB RAM.

“Weighing 495 gram, the tablet is available in black in HSPA+ and WIFI versions and it is the first tablet to run on Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro asynchronous quad-core processor,” Xperia Product Manager Mukesh Srivastava said.

The tablet, which will run on Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) and is upgradable to 4.2, is priced at Rs 46,990 and targets the premium segment.

It has a rear 8 MP camera and a front facing 2 MP camera.

The tablet also includes Sony’s One-Touch functions that lets users transfer content seamlessly from HD tablet to TV, tablet to speaker or phone to tablet just by touching them together, he added.

The Xperia tablet has an internal memory of 16 GB and has an additional 16 GB memory card along with other accessories like leather pouch, screen protector, etc.

The tablet will be available across all Sony centres and major electronic stores across India from Wednesday.