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Sony announces a duo of PlayStation-certified Honeycomb tablets

0. phoneArena 26 Apr 2011, 02:06 posted on

Sony's tablet design leaked out in February and we've been waiting to hear more for nearly two months. Now, finally the company announced two new Honeycomb “Sony tablets” at its press event in Tokyo and both are PlayStation certified…

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posted on 26 Apr 2011, 02:19 1

1. doubler86 (Posts: 309; Member since: 26 Jan 2011)


Not bad Sony, seems like it will be good for gaming

posted on 26 Apr 2011, 02:19 2

2. mrsmmy (unregistered)


better than ipad 2

posted on 26 Apr 2011, 02:54

3. Seylan Naidoo (unregistered)


The screen resolution of the S1? I hope they have that Bravia Engine mobile like in the Xperia Arc. And please, Exmor R cameras, 8mp with Full HD video recording!

posted on 26 Apr 2011, 03:51

4. RORYREVOLUTION (Posts: 2870; Member since: 12 Jan 2010)


I am really hoping to see a nintendo ds emulator oh the irony

posted on 26 Apr 2011, 04:09

5. cheetah2k (Posts: 737; Member since: 16 Jan 2011)


If they're going to be PlayStation certified, don't they need game buttons?

I think they're all going to be a fail without the D-pad....

posted on 26 Apr 2011, 13:44

8. skymitch89 (Posts: 982; Member since: 05 Nov 2010)


They all have on-screen controls.

posted on 26 Apr 2011, 11:03

6. dico (unregistered)


the gap between the displays should be made smaller

posted on 26 Apr 2011, 11:09

7. dico (unregistered)


Sorry I was talking about the S2.

And why the hell there isn't a screen on top of it for phone calls and sms ? Why make a pocketable tablet without including the phone option to it ??

Btw I would buy an S2 only if I call make calls with it and if the screens are made with the Pixel Qi/Mirasol/Liquavista because of my eye strain.

posted on 26 Apr 2011, 13:48

9. skymitch89 (Posts: 982; Member since: 05 Nov 2010)


Um...tablets are supposed to be used to surf the internet and gaming, not making phone calls. I take it that you don't like the Galaxy Tabs and iPads because they cannot make calls either hu?

posted on 26 Apr 2011, 20:01

12. Lucas777 (Posts: 2121; Member since: 06 Jan 2011)


actually the tabs could make phone calls right?

posted on 27 Apr 2011, 14:59

13. George123 (unregistered)


I think dico makes a valid point, because Sony went to the trouble of making the S2 pocketable. Therefore, it would be nice to have it able to make phone calls, so that then we could just carry the one device, and not the S2 plus a separate cell phone.

posted on 26 Apr 2011, 16:40

10. luis_lopez_351 (Posts: 951; Member since: 18 Nov 2010)


Sony S2 is like an upgraded kyocera echo.

posted on 26 Apr 2011, 19:39

11. aztaxia12295 (Posts: 264; Member since: 22 Nov 2009)


85 percent would buy the s1
12 percent would buy the s2

whos the 3 percent who would just jack one from sony since they cant keep anything safe right now?

posted on 26 May 2011, 13:21

14. Ro (unregistered)


george123 name a TABLET that has those capabilities, if you want a phone, buy a phone. Would you hold a IPAD to your ear to talk? I think Sony is going to take the TABLET world to another level, and you will still continue to complain until it does EVERYTHING including shake your penis after you pee.

posted on 06 Sep 2011, 17:54

15. v (unregistered)


Its like any other higher end tab on the market cept they are gonna charge a tad more. I mean I can already tell unless its pushing more than a gig of ram my toshiba thrive and asus transformer is the same thing only less expencive. Personally I love my thrive and I have no problems running ps1 games along with many other emulators on it. Plus I have a changeable battery which tops most. Good luck sony you are selling the name and not the product

posted on 06 Sep 2011, 17:59

16. v (unregistered)


P.s. here's some things that would make me buy this

Ps3 controller bluetooth compatible software (without root or bought program from market)
Accessories accessories and more accessories. Only downside to almost all tabs cept transformer (extra batt and keyboard with usb ports upgrade) and all of the (hate to admit ) cool things u can get with the ipad (god I hate apple but they have everything under the sun for those retarded things)

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