Sony Tablet S – The iPad Alternative. Demo & Review [VIDEO]

If you are looking for an iPad alternative for this Holiday Season, look no further. The Android powered Sony Tablet S is your answer.

oObly TV‘s Amarai gets the lown down on the Sony Tablet S from Sony Electronics’ Sukhjit Ghag at the gdgt live event here in San Francisco. Check it out!


Sony Tablet S – Top 12 Features

  1. Has a USB host and a full size SD card slot! (try finding this on the iPad!)
  2. Integrated Movies, Playstation gaming, ebooks, AV universal remote and music services into this tablet
  3. Wedge shaped design modeled after a folded magazine. that sets this tablet apart from the rest of the flat slates.
  4. Relatively light, weighing in at at 1.33 pounds (same weight as the iPad 2)
  5. TruBlack Display. The same display technology found in Sony’s Bravia TVs are in used in this tablet. So the videos and games have the same quaility as that of an expensive HD TV.
  6. Memory: The Sony tablet S has 1 gig of RAM and 16 gigs or 32 gigs of internal storage (hard drive) that is distributed between space for installed apps and data files (photos, videos, documents etc).
  7. Full size SD card slot thats compatible with SDHC high capacity cards, and USB host.
  8. File transfer application included with tablet, making it easy to transfer files between flash drives, SD cards and the tablet’s internal storage disk.
  9. The Sony Tablet S has single band WiFi 802.11b/g/n, Bluetooth 2.1 and a GPS.
  10. Mobile OS: Customized version of Google Android Honeycomb OS.
  11. Playstation Certified: This is the first Playstation certified tablet meaning it you can play Playstation games (PS1 not PS3) on it via Sony’s own game emulator.
  12. Camera: The Sony Tablet S has a front facing VGA camera (for use with Google Talk video chat) and a higher 5.1 megapixel resolution back camera with autofocus lens (no flash). Videos are shot at 720p / 30fps.

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