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Sony Tablet S – Sony’s First Android Honeycomb Starts At $499

Written by Todd Schneider. Posted in Android, News

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Published on September 17, 2011 with No Comments

After long adieu the Sony Tablet S that is Play Station certified is available for pre-order at all of your favorite online retailers. The 9.4 inch Tablet S is Sony’s first attempt at an Android Honeycomb and we will be seeing a 5.5 inch Sony Tablet P soon. For LTE enthusiast regretfully the Tablet S is currently only available in Wi-Fi. You can get the Sony Tablet S in 16GB and 32GB.

Sony’s Android Honeycomb Tablet may run you a little more than other similar tablets but it offers a lot of strong features such as Sony PlayStation certification. Now you will be able to play your favorite classic PlayStation games that Sony makes available on Android tablets. Sony also brings you the Sony Entertainment Pack on the Sony Tablet S. The Tablet S backs a unique wedge-shaped design that is modeled after a folded magazine to make it feel like you are reading a printed publication. The 16GB version will set you back $499.99 while the 32GB version will cost you $599.99.

16GB and 32GB Version

Sony Entertainment Pack

  • Pre-loaded Crash Bandicoot and Pinball Heroes games
  • Free 6-month basic membership to Music Unlimited
  • Free movie download from Video Unlimited
  • Free eBook download from Reader Store
  • Free full-length Movies and TV Shows from Crackle which no other Android Tablet offers (through November 15, 2011)
  • Foursquare Android app (exclusive through October 31, 2011)


  • Operating system: Android Honeycomb (3.1)
  • Display: 9.4-inch LED-backlit multi-touch screen (1280 x 800 pixels)
  • Processor: Dual-core 1 GHz NVIDIA Tegra 2
  • Internal storage: 16 GB/32 GB
  • External storage: Full-size Secure Digital (SD) memory card, up to 32 GB in size (for media exchange only)
  • Cameras: 5-megapixel rear, 0.3-megapixel (VGA) front-facing
  • Connectivity: Wireless-N Wi-Fi (802.11b/g/n); Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR (with A2DP stereo audio streaming profile); IR (infrared) remote control functionality
  • Inputs/outputs: 1 MicroUSB, 1 headphone
  • Battery: Lithium-ion (5000 mAh)
  • Dimensions: 9.5 x 6.8 x 0.3 inches
  • Weight: 21 ounces