Here’s some news to excite people that are looking for a high-end 10″ tablet: Sony‘s Xperia Z2 Tablet is now available for pre-order in Australia and set to be released on April 29.

We’ve known the specs of Sony’s new tablet for a while, and the manuals leaked online in late March, but it’s taken until today’s press release to get pricing and availability. With the Z2 Tablet hitting our shelves now, hopefully Sony’s Z2 phone won’t be far behind.

The Z2 Tablet will be available in 3 SKUs – Sony’s standard 16/32GB Wi-fi models, but if you want 4G connectivity you’re stuck with 16GB storage:

  • Xperia Z2 Tablet (16GB, Wi-Fi) – $599
  • Xperia Z2 Tablet (32GB, Wi-Fi) – $699
  • Xperia Z2 Tablet (16GB, 4G + Wi-Fi) – $749

The 4G version of the tablet will also be available from Telstra on April 29 for an outright cost of $720 (a little below Sony’s RRP), or on plans starting at $55/month (personal) or $60/month (business) with 4GB of data for 2-year contracts.

Having been lucky enough to check out the original Sony Xperia Tablet Z, I’m keen to see how Sony have improved on what was already an outstanding piece of hardware with a great user experience.

You can preorder the tablet from Sony now, but if you’re after the 4G model you might do well to save yourself $30 and buy it from Telstra.

Are you interested in the Xperia Z2 Tablet? Will you buy it outright or on a plan? Tell us in the comments!

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