Performance:

Packing a 5,000 mAh battery inside its plastic shell, it’s indeed smaller compared to some of the competition, but in our experience, it’s able to offer us at least a solid one-day of normal usage. Setting it to automatic brightness and using it primarily for web surfing and checking emails, we’re left at the 25% mark by the end of our day. Frankly, it’s indeed ample enough for most people, but it’s still going to be something you’ll need to charge on a nightly basis.

Conclusion:

When we see so many tablet makers cranking out the same looking designs, we’re happy to find the Sony Tablet S standing out from the crop – and especially more with its hip looks. Besides that one instant distinguishable feature, we’re mightily impressed in Sony’s work with their very first Honeycomb flavored tablet as it combines a healthy set of multimedia and gaming centric qualities. In addition, the platform retains all the lovable aspects we love about Honeycomb’s rich personalization, but Sony goes gone beyond the call of duty by adding a layer of tantalizing perfection with its subtle customizations and multimedia apps. For $500, it’s easily a hands-down winner thanks to its carefully prepared dish of delectable features and killer looks. Easily considered to be a great living room companion, the Sony Tablet S is remarkably one that you’ll want to keep an eye out for if you’re in the market.

Software version of the reviewed unit:
Android version:  3.2
Kernel version: 2.6.36.3
Build number: 1.10.001100001

Sony Tablet S Video Review:



Pros

  • Very different looking design
  • Sharp looking TruBlack display
  • Eye-catching multimedia customizations
  • PlayStation Certified
  • Built-in remote control

Cons

  • No HDMI-out
  • Slow response with its keyboard
  • Struggles to play 1080p videos

PhoneArena Rating:

8.0

User Rating:

9.0
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