Sony Released Tablet S in Japan

Sony Corporation began selling its first tablet computer on Saturday in Japan with the aim of becoming the leader in Android-based tablets and chasing Apple Inc., maker of the popular iPad 2, in the broader tablet market.

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Sony Tablet S

The price for the wi-fi capable Sony Tablet “S” series with a 9.4-inch display on the Android 3.1 platform is around 45,000 yen for a model with a 16-gigabyte data storage, and 53,000 yen for the 32-gigabyte version.

Masayuki Kamata, a 28-year-old company employee from Tokyo’s Setagaya Ward, bought the first unit sold at the Ikebukuro outlet in Tokyo of electrics retail chain Bic Camera Inc., after waiting since 6:30 a.m. for the store to open.

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  • Enjoyed the post, but I’m an apple fan. I just don’t think Sony can get a big share of the market – apple dominates in these sorts of devices.

    American Composer Ralph Kendrick

  • It looks awesome. Since Steve Jobs left Apple I can see other competitors getting in on the action. Hopefully apple listens and includes flash on the the ipad 3. If not i might consider going with sony.

  • This is just awesome, its looks are just awesome I am checking for peoples reviews for its performance…………..

  • When apple is away, Samsung will play. LOL. Look its japan made. I think its better than other brands.

  • Is this real?Sony has a tablet computer already also?Does it mean that the demand for tablet phones are getting high already?

  • Sony always giving their product a price higher than normal.Aside from that Sony gives their customer top of the line product remember their tag lines says it all… It’s a sony!