Sony’s Honeycomb tablets S1, S2 released; available from fall 2011
Entering the tablet arena, Sony Electronics today announced two Honeycomb tablets. These tablets will be available in the global markets in fall 2011. Codenamed S1 and S2, Sony is targeting S1 for the home and S2 for portable use.
Announced just now at a press event in Japan, Sony S1 is PlayStation certified and features 9.4 inch display, nVIDIA Tegra 2 processor, Wi-Fi, 3G/4G support. The S1 will have cross-device connectivity — it can serve as a remote control for a wide range of Sony products, including TV speakers.
On the other hand, S2 bears a Kyocera Echo like form factor with dual 5.5 inch display, nVIDIA Tegra 2 processor, front and rear cameras.
Both the tablet will come with Sony UI, Sony’s Qriocity service support, and Reader Store support for e-books. Company is yet to release the pricing for these tablets.