Sony Announces Two New Tablets
On Tuesday, Sony disclosed that the company is going to roll out two tablets. Both devices are powered by Android 3.0 Honeycomb.
One of the tablets has the name of the S1. It comes equipped with a 9.4-inch screen. As for the other one, it has the name of the S2. It boasts of a new dual-screen design. The two screens measure 5.5 inches and can be used together or separately.
Both tablet devices are supportive to Wi-Fi. They are compatible with 3G and 4G and come with PlayStation Suite, which is known to be the new platform that is compatible with Android. Due to the platform one can download as well as play PlayStation games.
The new tablet devices can become a welcome addition to the living room. According to Sony, the S1 is based on infrared technology. It is able to work as a universal remote control for a range of AV devices.
The two tablets are able to use DLNA functionality, due to which one can “project” content to other, speakers as well as screens.
The tablets will be available in the market in fall 2011. The company has not yet disclosed details on pricing. It is hoped that the devices will be competitive with other tablets that are already available in the market.