Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet arrives in US July 17 as Verizon exclusive, starting at $600

Waterproof, a sharp display, and 4G LTE: and now it'll be in the US, with pre-orders starting tomorrow.

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The Xperia Z2, back when we saw it in Europe. CNET

The Sony Xperia Z2 tablet won our hearts both for its excellent screen and also its waterproof capability in a CNET review back in April, and it's finally coming to the US via Verizon. It will have 4G LTE connectivity to go with its waterproof, scratch-resistant design. It's available for pre-order starting tomorrow, July 10, for $600 -- or $500 with a new two-year contract.

Verizon will also be offering a range of Xperia Z2 accessories, including a BSC10 Bluetooth speaker with magnetic charging pad, a separate DK39 magnetic charging dock, as well as Sony's already-available SmartWatch 2 Pro and SmartBand wearables, which will work with the tablet.

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The US version, pictured here. Verizon

For more details on the Xperia Z2, make sure to read the CNET review, but know that this boasts a 10.1-inch 1,920x1,200 display, and the US version includes a bundle of six movies -- "Amazing Spiderman," "American Hustle," "This is The End," and three others. And, for a limited time, Verizon is throwing in an MDR-NC31EM noise-cancelling headset for free.

The full specs on the US version can be found here.

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Scott Stein is a senior editor covering iOS and laptop reviews, mobile computing, video games, and tech culture. He has previously written for both mainstream and technology enthusiast publications including Wired, Esquire.com, Men's Journal, and Maxim, and regularly appears on TV and radio talking tech trends.

 

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