A little over a week ago, we reported that Sony might be working on a WiFi-only version of its Sony Xperia Z Ultra device. Like we said at that time, considering that the Xperia Z Ultra came with a whopping 6.44” display, some might feel more comfortable using it as a tablet-ish sort of device rather than a smartphone, so by taking out cellular capabilities, it would transform the device into either a gigantic media player or a small and portable tablet, not to mention the lack of cellular probably saves a fair bit of battery life too. Well the good news is that if you thought along those lines as well, you’d be in luck because it seems that the device might have inadvertently been confirmed by Sony on their website.
The WiFi-only Xperia Z Ultra device has a model number SGP412, and it was recently that Sony added drivers for two new Xperia Z Ultra variants on its website, one of them for a certain SGP412, which more or less confirms the device’s existence. The other drive is for a Xperia Z Ultra whose model number is SOL24 which is essentially a carrier variant in Japan. However since this can hardly be thought of as an official announcement, there still remains the possibility that we could be wrong, but with MWC 2014 around the corner, hopefully we will learn more then. In the meantime what are your thoughts on using the Xperia Z Ultra as a media-only device or a tablet?