Enterprise Mobility: Sony Tablet S, Tablet P Bring New Twist to Today's Honeycomb Tablets

 
 
By Clint Boulton  |  Posted 2011-09-02
 
 
 

Sony Tablets Unleashed

In a sign of how fast the industry evolves, the Sony S Tablet will launch with Android 3.1, while the Tablet P will come with Android 3.2, which sports compatibility mode to make phone apps run more smoothly on the larger tablet screens.

Sony Tablets Unleashed

Sony Tablet S Design

Sony's Tablet S resembles a folded book with pages.

Sony Tablet S Design

Angled Design Looks Like a Ring Binder

Clearly, Sony is taking a risk with this special, ergonomic design. We're not sure how many people will go for a tablet that's pliable and not solid like an iPad or Samsung Galaxy Tab.

Angled Design Looks Like a Ring Binder

Display Contrast

We have a pretty good idea Sony tablet fans will like this displays dark and bright contrasts, courtesy of the LED-backlit TruBlack technology.

Display Contrast

Home Entertainment

Another plus is the ability to control your home's entire entertainment system with the Sony Tablet S.

Home Entertainment

Access to Music

Who doesn't love music in the cloud? It's always available.

Access to Music

Access to Movies

Movies will also be available from the cloud this October on the Tablet S.

Access to Movies

Access to Social Networks

Sony Tablet S is also solid in the gaming, e-reading and social networking markets.

Access to Social Networks

Preloaded With Apps

Plenty of apps come preloaded on the S, including Foursquare, YouTube, Evernote and more.

Preloaded With Apps

Cameras

Dual cameras include a front-facing and a 5-megapixel back camera.

Cameras

Docking

There is also a special charging cradle for transforming the S into a digital photo frame, a digital clock or a Chumby-like device with access to over 1,500 fun and entertaining apps. The device is sold separately, and pricing will be revealed later.

Docking

Specs

Here are the specifications for the Sony Tablet S, which is aimed at challenging the Apple iPad's hegemony this fall.

Specs

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