Sony has been offering various kinds of devices since IFA 2013 earlier this month. From TVs, Mobiles, Laptops and wearable devices, Sony has everything in its pocket. The company has now lifted the curtains covering its latest Xperia Tablet Z: Kitchen Edition tablet. The device is fully built to meet the kitchen needs. Not that it can cook but it will help one cook though.
Moreover, "Kitchen needs" would rather refer to the durable factor that comes with the tablet. Precisely, the Kitchen Edition Xperia tablet Z comes with a durable glass, carbon-fiber reinforced back panel and water-resistant design. Spills and sticky fingerprints can be rinsed away easily by running the tablet or even submerging the tablet under fresh water for up to 3 feet for up to 30 minutes with all ports and covers firmly closed. Thus with these rugged features the tablet can easily withstand the harsh kitchen environment.
Why is it called Kitchen Edition?
The tablet comes with a various pre-loaded apps that help food enthusiasts find daily meals, organize shopping lists and discover time-saving cooking tips and tricks in just a click. Few of the similar apps that come pre-installed in the tablet are as follows:
BigOven: Take 250,000+ recipes (including your own and recipes from friends), your grocery list and menus anywhere on your tablet.
Evernote Food: Evernote Food helps you remember the food you love. From discovering great recipes and restaurants to capturing your memorable food experiences, Evernote Food is the one app you need to remember your life in food.
Juicing Recipes: Offers information on juicing, including recipes, and everything you need to start or sustain a healthy juicing diet.
Food Planner Pro: Food Planner allows you to keep an integrated meal plan, inventory database, grocery list and recipe collection that can sync between multiple devices. Quickly plan meals, import recipes, track inventory, create grocery lists and share it all in real time with other members of your family.
iGrill Pro: Connects the wireless cooking thermometer to the tablet.
Out of Milk Shopping List: Shopping List, Pantry List and To-Do List in a small, intuitive and easy-to-use app.
What about Specs?
The 10.1 inch Xperia Z Kitchen Edition Tablet comes with a vivid HD display and is powered by Mobile BRAVIA Engine 2 delivering enhanced color reproduction for a brilliant HD TV-like viewing experience. The device is powered by a 1.5GHz quad-core Snapdragon S4 Pro processor coupled with 2GB of RAM. The handset comes running on Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) platform and features 8-megapixel rear camera. The device also houses a 32GB internal storage. Weighing just 495 grams, the tablet is powered by a 6,000 mAH battery.
Apart from the specs, the device also comes with iGrill, Bluetooth wireless digital meat thermometer, a lightweight foldable stand is also included and is perfect for the kitchen. The world's slimmest slate is offered with $115 (approx. Rs. 7,333) worth of cooking and recipe apps while the entire device has been selling in US at $649 (approx. Rs. 41,386).