Sony outs Xperia Tablet Z: Kitchen Edition - just rinse after use


One of the logical uses for a thin waterproof tablet is in the kitchen while boiling and baking, and Sony seems to be perfectly aware, as it just introduced the Xperia Tablet Z: Kitchen Edition.

The world's slimmest slate got paired with the iGrill Bluetooth meat thermometer, a portable stand, and $115 worth of cooking and recipe apps for a grand total of $649, but for the 32 GB version of the Tablet Z.

Since it is waterproof, you can easily just rinse it after you are down swiping with wet, sticky, greasy or dough-laden fingers. The wireless thermometer will show you when the inside temperature of your baked goods has reached its predetermined level, and the cooking apps include the who-is-who of chef's software, such as:

Tablets are slowly making their way into every kitchen, especially the iPad, which has a whole app and accessories industry built around its use as a chef's helper, and Sony wants to transfer that experience to the Android universe with a dedicated Kitchen Edition of its waterproof Xperia Z.

source: Sony

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