Sony Xperia Tablet S Announced [IFA 2012]

Sony Xperia Tablet S debuts in IFA 2012

Meet the Sony Xperia Tablet S

IFA 2012 kicked off already in Berlin so expect a barrage of gadget related news and launches in the next few hours. To start things off, Sony announced a bunch of new products including their latest tablet offering. Positioned as the perfect “living room tablet”, the Sony Xperia Tablet S leverages the Sony “ecosystem” so that you can interact with your Sony TV. It’s a pretty solid Android tablet that’s much better than the previous two tablets of Sony but the absence of Jelly Bean might be a turn-off for some (Sony promises it will come as an OTA update soon).

Sony Xperia S Spec Sheet

  • Quad-core Tegra 3 CPU
  • 1GB RAM
  • 16GB, 32GB, 64GB Internal Storage Options
  • No 3G, just WiFi Models
  • SD and HDMI Out Slots
  • 9.4-inch display, 1280 x 800-pixel resolution
  • IR Emitter (Universal TV Remote Control)
  • Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich
  • Preloaded Apps (Video & Music, PlayMemories 5GB Cloud Storage, PlayStation Mobile, etc.)
  • 6,000mAh Battery

Official Sony Xperia Tablet S Promotional Video


To make the product more interesting, Sony is going to offer a several customized accessories for the Xperia Tablet S. This inclues a speaker dock and elegantly designed tablet holder. Here are the photos of the official accessory line-up:

The Sony Xperia Tablet S will retail for USD$399. That’s more affordable than the iPad so it’s definitely worth considering, especially if you have a Sony TV at home.

Via AllThingsD

Carlo Ople

Carlo is the Editor-in-Chief and Founder of During daytime he’s the Managing Director and Partner of a Digital Marketing Agency in the Philippines and by nighttime he’s living out his passion as a gadget enthusiast and story teller through Unbox.

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