Sony Tablet S

Sony's Tablet S is an Android tablet with a unique form factor, similar to that of a folded back magazine. The Tablet S has integration with both Sony's home entertainment devices and any Sony Entertainment Network. The Tablet S also sports a Tegra 2 chipset which, being Playstation Certified, allows it to play classic games from the original Playstation.

  • Status: Available
  • Price at launch: $499.99

What You Need To Know

  • Physical design is supposed to simulate the feeling of a magazine with the front folded backwards, making the tablet easier to hold with one hand
  • One of Sony's first two Android tablets

Verge Review

When Sony passed off its Tablet S to us for review, I was more than a little excited. While the company has been a bit slow on getting into the tablet game, the two devices we’ve seen (the Tablet S and the odd, folding Tablet P) have sparked quite a bit of curiosity. It’s not just about the unique designs, either. Sony is one of the few companies with a footprint and ecosystem big enough to potentially take on Apple in this one-horse game. The $499.99 (or $599.99 32GB) Tablet S is the more...

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Basic Specs

Thickness 0.3 inches
Weight 1.31 pounds
Screen size (diagonal) 9.4 inches
Operating system Android
Launch OS version 3.0
Media streaming DLNA
CPU brand Nvidia
CPU family Tegra
RAM size 1 GB

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Tech Specs

Also Known As...
Codename S1
Hardware
Height 9.5 inches
Width 6.8 inches
Thickness 0.3 inches
Weight 1.31 pounds
Color Black / Silver
Speakers Stereo
Display
Screen size (diagonal) 9.4 inches
Technology LCD
Resolution (X) 1280 px
Resolution (Y) 800 px
PPI 161
Touchscreen type Capacitive
Multitouch Yes
Software
Operating system Android
Launch OS version 3.0
Media streaming DLNA
Notable apps Universal remote, Crash Bandicoot, Pinball Heroes
Processor
CPU brand Nvidia
CPU family Tegra
Clock speed 1 GHz
Cores 2
Memory
RAM size 1 GB
Storage
Internal size 16 GB, 32 GB
External storage Yes
External storage support SD
Connectivity
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi support 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b
GPS Yes
Bluetooth Yes
Bluetooth version 2.1 + EDR
Front Camera
Effective pixels 0.3 megapixels
Rear Camera
Effective pixels 5 megapixels
Video resolution 720p
Ports
Headphone 3.5mm
Data connections Micro USB
Sensors
Sensors Ambient Light, Gyroscope, Accelerometer
Battery
Capacity 5000 mAh
Quoted use time 6 hr
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