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Sony S2 Android Tablet exclusive on AT&T Network

AT&T is exclusive mobile carrier for upcoming dual screen and folding Sony S2 Android tablet.

Jul 13 2011, 9:50am CDT | by

Sony S2 Android Tablet exclusive on AT&T Network
 
 

AT&T announced today that they will be the exclusive U.S. mobile broadband provider for the “Sony Tablet” S2 (codename), a dual screen, multi-functional tablet ideal for mobile communication and entertainment, that Sony Corporation plans to launch later this year.

With a qualifying data plan, users of the Sony Tablet S2 will have access to AT&T’s mobile broadband network and unlimited access to AT&T’s more than 20,000 hot spots nationwide. With both 4G and Wi-Fi, users can browse the Internet, access digital content including videos, games, and check e-mail, while on the go, nearly anytime. 

AT&T says that the S2 is supporting 4G, but with two asterix. 4G means here AT&T's HSPA+ service and not the new LTE based service AT&T is in the process of rolling out.

With a qualifying data plan, users of the “Sony Tablet” S2 will have access to AT&T’s mobile broadband network and unlimited access to AT&T’s more than 20,000 hot spots nationwide. With both 4G and Wi-Fi, users can browse the Internet, access digital content including videos, games, and check e-mail, while on the go, nearly anytime. 

The Sony S2 has a pair of 5.5-inch screens on it and folds for more portability. It reminds me of that little Vaio netbook from CES a few years back. Both of the tablets run Android 3.0. The tablet will both have WiFi and 3G/4G capability and the user will be able to surf the web and check email among other things.

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<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/2" rel="author">Luigi Lugmayr</a>
Luigi Lugmayr (Google) is the founding chief Editor of I4U News and brings over 15 years experience in the technology field to the ever evolving and exciting world of gadgets. He started I4U News back in 2000 and evolved it into vibrant technology magazine.
Luigi can be contacted directly at ml@i4u.com.

 

 

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