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Sony Tablet S Now Available for Pre-Order, Shipping Begins Sept.16

Written on September 06, 2011 by Avlya Jaie

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Sony's latest tablet entry is now up for pre-order at its own site. Price starts at $500 for the 16GB model.

The Sony Tablet S, which was first revealed last week, is now up for pre-order on the company’s official online store and selected retailers. The device will ship on September 16 in the US, while Canadian markets could receive the units a week later on Sept. 23. Reports have confirmed that the 16GB version will be retailed for $500, and the larger 32GB model could be yours for $600.

The Tablet S is said to be a PlayStation certified device that runs on an Android 3.1 Honeycomb, and is powered by a NVIDIA Tegra 2 processor. It has a 9.4-inch touchscreen, with IR port and DLNA-compatibility — allowing you to use the tablet as a remote control for most of your home entertainment electronics. Aside from that, the Tablet S features the Sony e-reader gaming store, which could help users in downloading different original PlayStation titles.

Meanwhile, Sony is also working on the folding, dual-screen Tablet P. However, there are still no reports with regards to its pricing and official launching date.

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ASUS Rolls Out Eee Pad Slider’s Official Page

Written on August 15, 2011 by Avlya Jaie

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ASUS reveals full Eee Pad Slider specs through its newly launched page.

Without any noticeable actions, ASUS finally kicked off an official page wherein people could take a look at the confirmed specifications for the Eee Pad Slider device. The tablet will still be sporting Tegra 2 processors, with 1GB RAM and a 16GB or 32GB storage like the Transformer. However, since the device features a built-in keyboard, the Eee Pad Slider will be much heavier — measuring 2.12 pounds and 0.68 inches deep.

Moreover, the manufacturer announced that they will be upgrading the tablet from Android 3.1 into Android 3.2.

The ASUS Eee Pad Slider also comes with plenty of ports, such as a USB, a mini HDMI, a headphone jack and a microSD slot. The 10.1-inch tablet takes pride in having a 1280×800 display resolution with great camera features similar to Transformer. It brings a 1.2-megapixel front-facing camera and 5-megapixel rear-facing camera with LED flash.

This unique tablet from ASUS is slated to hit the market sometime in September 2011. Its 16GB version is expected to be retailed for $400, while the 32GB model gets a $550 price tag.

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Android Tablets, Carry Nvidia Tegra?

Written on November 15, 2010 by Charles Bass

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The competition in the world of tablets become fiercer with the coming arrival of Android tablets equipped with Nvidia's Tegra. Is this a threat for iPad?

It has always been a common knowledge that Android tablets are gearing to dominate the world. The question now is: is this tablet better than the iPad? Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang answered the question by making an announcement that Android tablets are quite competitive and can perform better than iPad.

The news is a confirmation that Android tablets who will be equipped with Nvidia’s dual-core Tegra 2 processor.

“[Nvidia Tegra] give you the benefit of higher performance and much, much better multitasking and better graphics,” Huang said in an interview with CNET.

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