Apparently, Sony is not done with tablets

Apparently, Sony is not done with tablets
It's been almost three years since Sony launched its last Android tablet, the Xperia Z4 Tablet, but that's not surprising considering how much of the market share slates lost in the last couple of years.

However, it looks like the Japanese company plans to launch yet another tablet or let's say two to be more precise. A teardown of the camera APK of the Sony Xperia XZ2 revealed some strings that suggest two Xperia tablets with 8-inch and 10-inch display are likely to be introduced soon.

Moreover, images of the said tablets have been found in the application as well, so there might some truth to the rumor. Speaking of rumors, these tablets may initially be introduced in Japan at major carrier NTT DoCoMo, which is expected to launch two other Xperia smartphones later this summer.

Some may find it hard to believe that Sony plans a comeback in the tablets market, but these things happen in the tech world (see the revival of Nokia's feature phones). Still, take the information with a pinch of salt until we learn more about these tablets from more sources.



1. vuyonc

Posts: 1091; Member since: Feb 24, 2014

ARM based tablets are dead. Just make a big phablet and you get the same thing.

3. Feanor

Posts: 1389; Member since: Jun 20, 2012

Alas, commercially they are indeed unfortunately dead. After my horrible experience with my Microsoft Surface, I really find this a crying shame. My Z2 tablet was a really amazing piece of equipment.

5. Xtraflossy

Posts: 31; Member since: Mar 13, 2018

My z2 still is. If the z4 wasn't like $500 I'd have picked that up sooner. Hopefully this go around, it's not a $600 tablet new.

7. KParks23

Posts: 729; Member since: Oct 13, 2010

I'm using a Z3 tablet compact and it still runs great. I use it quite often around the house. If everything looks good I might upgrade because I use it more than I was expecting I would.

8. danny_a2005

Posts: 365; Member since: Oct 06, 2011

same here, actually I'm waiting for a long time to get a refresh, I need sSOny to release a new one, Sorry I'm not into ipads or huawei's matebooks

2. Feanor

Posts: 1389; Member since: Jun 20, 2012

I had a Sony Xperia Z2 tablet until recently. It was the best tablet I ever had. When it finally died, I replaced it with a Microsoft Surface 4 Pro. The Android tablet market is totally dead, so I thought replacing my Z2 with a serious tablet with the power of a good laptop would be the way to go. In the end the Surface is infested with bugs and Windows are far from being a touch optimized system. Worse purchase decision ever. Looking forward for these babies to come and try to get rid of my Surface.

4. UglyFrank

Posts: 2194; Member since: Jan 23, 2014

If the XZ2 Premium is allegedly 4K+ I see no reason why a tablet wouldn't be too This could be great but since the Z4 premium was over 400/500 for at least 2 years I doubt the price will be good

6. Nikolai90

Posts: 50; Member since: May 16, 2017

Sony never sincere in pricing and getting their marketing into no existence. Even how good Sony product really is, they will fail miserably on pricing and length of time delivering the product unto the market. I still thinking why Sony doesn't want to make a phone with its screen similar to that of Samsung Galaxy S9 or LG V30 instead of going bulky with fat, ugly and undesirable Xperia XZ2.

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