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“Sony Tablet” S arriving in Singapore in October 2011


This afternoon, Sony Electronics Asia Pacific announced the launch of their latest "Sony Tablet" S in Singapore. The "Sony Tablet" S sports a 9.4-inch touchscreen, is equipped with Nvidia Tegra 2 mobile processor and runs Google Android 3.2 Honeycomb platform.

Today, Sony has launched their highly-anticipated  "Sony Tablet" S that claims to offer powerful features and deliver engaging entertainment experience to consumers. The "Sony Tablet" S features 9.4-inch LED-backlit IPS touchscreen, Nvidia Tegra 2 mobile processor and Google Android 3.2 Honeycomb. On usage, the tablet is fast when we navigate across the various screens and run the applications. The display also looks good when we played some movie trailers.


The "Sony Tablet" S has a unique asymmetric design; the screen is sloped when placed on a flat surface. On the sides of the tablet are the USB and SD memory card reader, reset pinhole, volume controls and power button. It also has a unique connector that fits the optional specialized cradle (sold separately). The company also claims that the tablet is the first series to be PlayStation certified, which means you can play original Playstation games such as Crash Bandicoot and Pinball Heroes (preinstalled) on the "Sony Tablet" S.

Sony has included various optional accessories for the "Sony Tablet" S such as the cradle, AC adapter, LCD screen protector, carrying case, USB adapter cable and Bluetooth keyboard. The "Sony Tablet" S will be available in 16GB (S$668) and 32GB (S$798) respectively in end October. The 3G versions of the "Sony Tablet" S will be available at a later date.

Taisuke Nakanishi, managing director of Sony South East Asia, was present to announce the company's new tablet device and said that Singapore is the first country in southeast Asia to launch the "Sony Tablet" S. "The Sony Tablet S is all our innovations packaged together in your hands. It is designed to enhance your entertainment experience by defining the way you touch, enjoy and share your content" Nakanishi said.

Minori Iida, project manager, business planning and strategy division, VAIO & mobile business group, consumer products and services group, Sony Corporation, gave the media an insight to the various features of the "Sony Tablet" S.

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