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Sony announces the Sony Tablet for New Zealand
Posted on 1-Sep-2011 14:10 | Filed under: News

Sony announces the Sony Tablet for New Zealand
Sony in launching its “Sony Tablet” devices in New Zealand, combining optimised design, performance, and interactivity with other Sony devices that bring entertainment and more to your fingertips.

Sony will be launching two tablet devices, each with a unique design and smooth experience.

“Sony Tablet” S is optimised for “rich media entertainment” on a large 9.4inch screen. Equipped with Android 3.1, as well as the NVIDIA Tegra 2 dual-core mobile processor. Users can enjoy rich flash-based web browsing, entertainment content and applications on the brilliant LED-lit display.

Unlike other tablet devices, the “Sony Tablet” S has a unique asymmetric design which provides stability, offering comfortable use for long periods of time. The unique folding design offers a more balanced feel in your hands, similar to that of a book or magazine. Weighing in at an approximate 598g.

The “Sony Tablet” S is ideal for watching a movie or reading a digital magazine or ebook. Thanks to a unique asymmetric design, when placed on a flat surface its sloped screen enhances screen visibility and makes typing functions more comfortable.

Available in 16GB or 32GB the “Sony Tablet” S also features two cameras, one capable of HD-video recording and 5 Mega Pixel still images, enable video calling, and a high accuracy microphone, accelerometer, compass and GPS.

The second model, “Sony Tablet”, is ideal for “mobile communication entertainment” with a dual screen folding design delivering ultimate portability in a compact design.

Equipped with the latest Android 3.2 and the NVIDIA Tegra 2 mobile processor with Dual Core ARM Cortex-A9 CPU “Sony Tablet” P will be available with both WiFi and 3G.

Featuring two 5.5 inch displays in a dual screen presentation, users will be able to utilize each screen for different functions, such as playing video on one screen while using the other as a controller, or checking email on one screen while using the other as a keyboard. The displays can also be combined as a single large screen to browse the internet and more. Its folding design achieves a compact form factor for easy portability.

Both the “Sony Tablet” S and “Sony Tablet” devices are equipped with TruBlack displays which controls and reduces glare and reflections from sunlight or fluorescent light achieving high contrast and visibility for strain free use indoors or outdoors.

Through “Sony Tablet” devices, users can control home entertainment devices as well as enjoy content in new ways. Users can “throw” personal picture and video content to devices with DLNA compatible televisions such asSony Bravia TVs at the touch of a button. They can also enjoy music on their devices on wireless speakers. Users can also easily set up their “Sony Tablet” S, which is equipped with infrared technology, to act as a remote control for multiple devices such as televisions and other devices at once. Hundreds of products are pre-programmed on the “Sony Tablet”.

Sony says the “Sony Tablet” S WiFi model will be available in New Zealand from November 2011 in 16GB and 32GB models.

Both “Sony Tablet” S WiFi + 3G and “Sony Tablet” P will be available in New Zealand in early 2012.

No prices have been disclosed yet.

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