Sony said on Wednesday, it will release the first Android PlayStation tablet computer in September.
The Sony Tablet S which is also called Sony S1 9.4-inch (240 mm) touchscreen, a front-facing 3mp camera, a rear-facing 5mp camera, infrared sensor,Wi-Fi, and a unique “wrap design” which is inspired by the way a man would fold a magazine while drinking coffee. The S1 can run PlayStation Suite, supports DLNA, and is 3G/4G compatible. weighs 1.3 lbs. Two models of the tablet will ship: a 16-GB version for $500 and a 32-GB version for $600. The most interesting feature of this tablet is definitely that, it will be “PlayStation Certified”, which means you can purchase and download PlayStation games to play on the go.
To increase the number of apps available and provide marketing support for both tablets, Sony and Adobe Systems will hold a $200,000 competition targeting app developers.
The tablet was formally launched in Berlin and Tokyo on August 31, 2011. In Australia and NZ the wedge-like Tablet S will go on sale locally at the end of October but will be available for pre-order from the end of September.