Back in August 2012, the folks at Sony officially announced the Sony Tablet S. The slate was made available for purchase in October 2012 in two connectivity variants: WiFi-only and WiFi+3G.
Sony Xperia Tablet S measures 239.8 x 174.4 x 8.8 mm, while weighing in at 585 grams. It has a 9.4-inch LED-backlit LCD capacitive touchscreen with 800 x 1280 resolution, 161 ppi pixel density, oleophobic coating, and Sony Mobile BRAVIA Engine technology. The tablet is splash proof with IPX-4 rating.
Software-wise, it comes pre-loaded with Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich, but it can be upgraded to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. Tablet S is underpinned by an Nvidia Tegra 3 chipset based on four Cortex A9 cores clocked at 1.3 GHz and a ULP GeForce GPU. It has 1 GB of RAM, support for microSD cards up to 32 GB, and it’s available with either 16, 32, or 64 GB of internal storage.
Sony Xperia Tablet S is equipped with an 8 MP primary camera with autofocus and Full HD video recording support and a secondary camera with 1 MP resolution that it’s capable of recording HD videos. The connectivity features include HSPA (for the WiFi+3G model), Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, hotspot, Bluetooth 3.0, GPS, infrared port, and microUSB 2.0.