IFA 2011: Sony Tablet S And Sony Tablet P Unveiled

Posted: Aug 31 2011, 9:55am CDT | by , Updated: Aug 31 2011, 10:23am CDT, in News | Tablets

IFA 2011: Sony Tablet S and Sony Tablet P unveiled

Sony Tablet S is available from the end of September 2011. Sony Tablet P is available from November 2011. Exact date of availability varies by country.

Sony today announced at the IFA 2011 the market launch of its first two Sony Tablet computers. These devices combine unique hardware, content and network services with seamless usability to create an exciting new world of network entertainment experiences.

Available in Europe from the end of September 2011, Sony Tablet S is optimized for rich media entertainment on its 23.8cm (9.4”) touchscreen display. With the powerful NVIDIA® Tegra 2 mobile processor inside, Sony Tablet S lets you enjoy the web plus your favorite content and applications on its large, high resolution screen. Weighing 598g (approx.) (Wi-Fi version), its unique asymmetric design conveys a sense of lightness for hours of comfortable use. A Wi-Fi/3G version of Tablet S will be available from November 2011.

Also available from November, Sony Tablet P is geared for mobile communication entertainment, with an innovative folding design and dual screens for maximum portability. Weighing 372g (approx.), Sony Tablet P features the same NIVIDIA Tegra 2 mobile processor and offers connectivity via Wi-Fi and 3G mobile networks. Dual 13.9cm (5.5") touchscreen displays can be folded to achieve dimensions of just 79x180x26mm (approx.) to fit in a pocket.

Wi-Fi only models are equipped with Android 3.1 (To be upgradable to Android 3.2) and Wi-Fi/3G models are equipped with Android 3.2.

Both Sony Tablet computers feature front and rear facing cameras for still and video image capture. USB 2.0 port and SD card slot simplify direct file transfers from other devices such as PCs, digital cameras or camcorders.

The Sony Tablet S comes in 16GB and 32GB configurations. The 16GB Tablet S can also be had as Wi-fi + 3G version. Prices start at 479 Euro in Europe.

The Sony Tablet P has only 4GB of storage and has a price tag of 599 Euro.

The Sony Tablet S device is available in both a 16GB and 32 GB version in the United States and are available for pre-order now at the Sony Store for $499.99 and $599.99 now.

The IFA 2011 opens on September 2nd in Berlin, Germany. Read all the latest news and highlights in our IFA 2011 Hub.

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