The waterproof Sony Xperia Z2 tablet was announced back in February this year and went on sale right next month in some markets. We knew that it would be available in the US at some point too, but it sure took its sweet time to make it across the ocean. The almost 5-month wait finally paid off and the slate arrived at Verizon with 4G LTE flavor. The carrier began accepting pre-orders this week so if you secure a unit now, you can rest assured that you will be among the first users who will get their hands on the device when it starts shipping on July 17th.
Sony Xperia Z2 4G LTE for Verizon
As usually, Verizon offers more than one payment option, so you can choose the one that it’s the most convenient to you. You can grab the tablet with a new two-year contract, in which case it will set you back $499.99. Another alternative is to pay the full price of $599.99 and walk away with the Xperia Z2 without any long-term obligations. The slate can be added to MORE Everything Plan for $10 per month. Users who pre-order the tablet before is hits the stores will get a bonus in the form of a free Sony digital noise canceling headset.
Successor of the Sony Xperia Tablet Z, the Xperia Z2 Tablet 4G LTE is not what you would call a rugged device but it’s far more durable that your average tablet thanks to IP58 certification which is a guarantees that the slate won’t suffer any damage even after it has spend up to 30 minutes in up to 4.9 feet of water. Moreover, the tablet is dustproof and scratch resistant making it a perfect companion for a camping trip. Another big plus is its slim and lightweight construction – the tablet is just 0.25 inches thick and weighs in at only 0.97 pounds.
The Xperia Z2’s 10.1-inch Full HD TRILUMINOS display is covered with scratch-resistant tempered glass and features the latest Sony BRAVIA TV technology which ensures rich colors and great contrast. The tablet is powered by a quad-core 2.3 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor which is supported by 3 GB of RAM. The device comes with 32 GB of internal memory on board and has a microSD slot for storage expansion up to 128 GB.
The tablet is also equipped with an 8.1-megapixel Exmor rear camera and a 2.2-megapixel front-facing shooter, both of which are capable of 1080p video capture. Other features include enhanced protection for enterprise and government accounts, digital noise–canceling support, 4G LTE connectivity, Bluetooth 4.0, dual-band Wi-Fi, GPS, and a 6,000 mAh battery with STAMINA mode to improve battery performance.
The Sony Xperia Z2 4G LTE tablet may not be the cheapest slate out there, but it definitely is one of the best offerings. With its waterproof construction, brilliant screen, powerful processor and 4G connectivity to boot, the Xperia Z2 tablet is a device that is sure to catch the eye of power users. If you are one of them, go over to Verizon website and order a unit for yourself.
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