Sony Xperia S Tablet: the third attempt of the company to settle in the tablet market | Specs & Features

The exhibition IFA 2012, Sony introduced its new tablet Xperia S Tablet. Familiar name, but the previous model was called Tablet S, no Xperia. Recall that the first rumours about the new product appeared recently, just a month ago. So let’s find what is different in Sony Xperia S Tablet.

Xperia S Tablet

During the announcement, Sony has been emphasizing the software component of the device, not on its hardware features, which is not surprising. In technical terms, it is at a good level, but with delight, as modern FullHD-tablets like ASUS Transformer Pad TF700T Infinity, not cause.

Xperia S Tablet
Externally identical to the new Tablet S and Sony Xperia S Tablet reminds deployed and folded magazine. It is based on 9.4-inch display with a resolution of 1280×800 pixels, SoC NVIDIA Tegra 3 and 1 GB of RAM. In the role of the operating system supports Android 4.0, which is complemented by a number of software products and Sony is the most interesting part of the device.

Xperia S Tablet

In particular, the Sony Xperia S Tablet can be used as a universal remote control, and with the help of the touch easily enable multiple devices or perform a predefined action, such as to enable a favorite TV channel. A regime Guest Mode allows you to quickly set up a tablet specific user, limiting, for example, child access to Google Play and other applications.

There are also small programs, some kind of widgets in Sony Xperia S Tablet that are displayed in separate windows: a calculator; notes, etc. By the way, the first time such functionality in their tablets sold Samsung.


Quite attractive and a range of accessories for Xperia Tablet S. So, Sony has developed a protective pad on the screen, with Keyboard Cover – is a kind of blanket, which is also holding the keyboard. A similar thing can be seen during the announcement tablet Microsoft Surface. Price of accessory – $ 100. The company also showed a dock that resembles a stand for modern flat panel TVs. It is worth as much, and Cover with Keyboard.
As for the price of the Sony Xperia S Tablet, depending on the amount of built-in flash memory – 16, 32 or 64 GB – the device will cost from $ 400 to $ 600. The sale of this Xperia S Tablet will starts from September 7, so stay tuned for more hot news and reviews regarding this Sony tablet.

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