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Sony S1 and S2 Tablets Hands-On Roundup

Sony S1 and S2 Tablets Hands-On Roundup

The Sony S1 and S2 Android tablets with their adventurous form factors are getting ready to hit the market although no specific dates and prices have been announced yet. Plenty of teaser videos of the tablets have surfaced in recent weeks, but today the devices were finally made available for some intimate hands-on time shortly following an announcement that AT&T would be the exclusive carrier for the S2. Here's a roundup of opinions on the S1 and S2 from around the blogosphere.

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Sony S1 and S2 Android Tablets Hands-On Photo Collection Expanded [Videos Too!]

Sony S1 and S2 Android Tablets Hands-On Photo Collection Expanded [Videos Too!]

We've had more than one look at these magical mystical tablets, one of them a bit fat 9.4-inch Android tablet, the other being a dual 5.5-inch fold-out tablet, also Android based. Both of these devices will be rolling out with Android 3.x (more than likely Android 3.1) Honeycomb and will be connecting over either 3G, 4G, or both, again more than likely. The first tablet is what may be considered at the moment to be a more traditional look at a tablet being 4:3, one piece and ready to roll out with Honeycomb, while the other is a folder-type tablet whose screen spreads out across two displays in a form factor not yet often seen in top-tier Android devices.

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Sony S1 renamed Tablet S, launching mid-September

Sony S1 renamed Tablet S, launching mid-September

More details are surfacing on Sony's first Android tablets now that we're getting closer to launch time. Despite several teaser videos and some hands-on time with the tablets, very few details have been revealed. But Engadget now has word that the larger of the two Sony tablets, codenamed the S1, will be officially named the Tablet S and is set to launch within the first two weeks of September.

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Sony to launch new eReaders next month? [Updated]

Sony to launch new eReaders next month? [Updated]

Sony has been in the eReader market for longer than many of the companies that sell readers today. The rub for Sony is that its eReaders are not as popular as some of the new offerings on the market like the Nook and Kindle. Sony is looking to ramp sales of its eReaders up and to do that it will reportedly be pushing out a pair of new eReaders as early as August.

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The Daily Slash: July 13, 2011

The Daily Slash: July 13, 2011

Today there were a handful of leaks that made the whole thing just a big ol' glass of awesome - potential awesome, that is. First lets get to the facts: tomorrow is the official BETA launch of Spotify here in the USA. Spotify is a music streaming service that you pay a monthly fee for to get basically every music track in the universe to your computer and/or your mobile device over the internet - the UK already knows how awesome it is, now it's time for some USA flavors to drop on by. Next: wouldn't you know it? Amazon Android tablets!

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Sony S1 tipped for September 1 UK pre-order

Sony S1 tipped for September 1 UK pre-order

Sony's S1 Android Honeycomb tablet will apparently go up for pre-order on September 1, in the UK at least, lending further weight to rumors of a late-September launch window. That's according to internal documents shared with This is my next, with Sony Centre stores in the UK apparently readying for a significant push "with staffers instructed to know the device inside and out."

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SlashGear Weekly Roundup Video – July 10, 2011

SlashGear Weekly Roundup Video – July 10, 2011

Battle of the social networks kicked off this week with Facebook announcing group chat support, a new design, and a video calling feature developed in partnership with Skype. However, the Google+ Hangouts group video chat feature still has Facebook beat although we won't know how real adoption of Google's social platform will be until it opens to the public sometime around July 31st. Continue after the cut for the full weekly roundup video and list.

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Sony S2 Honeycomb dual-display and VAIO Windows 7 slider tablets tipped

Sony S2 Honeycomb dual-display and VAIO Windows 7 slider tablets tipped

Sony's tablet ambitions extend to more than just the S1 in 2011, according to the latest batch of rumors. Loose lips have been flapping, and tipped a dual-touchscreen Android 3.0 Honeycomb clamshell internally known as the Sony S2, along with a 9.4-inch Windows 7 VAIO slider, for release in around Q4 2011. According to Engadget's sources, the Sony S2 will have a pair of 5.5-inch displays sandwiched into an oval cross-section hinged chassis, running a heavily customized Honeycomb install on Tegra 2.

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