When our Matt got hands-on with the S1 and S2, they were only running Honeycomb 3.0, but judging by some leaked—and then pulled—screenshots on Sony's site, 3.2 might make an appearance.
Do you remember Sony? Not the guys who let your PSN account get hacked, or the ones who loved their proprietary formats more than their customers. The Sony you grew up with, who made the gear you couldn't live without. I hope you do. Because it looks like they might just be back.
These tablets, codenamed S1 and the S2, are why we need Sony—the Sony we love—in a world where almost every gadget of consequence is effectively a blank slate for software.
Of Sony's tablet offerings, the dual-screened 4G S2 tablet will be hitting AT&T exclusively, for an undisclosed price on an undisclosed day. Talk about keeping the cards close to their chest, eh?
Sony announced their dual-screened S2 tablet today. It's not the only twin-screen tablet, but considering recent ill-conceived efforts from the likes of Acer, Toshiba and Kyocera, we're a little skeptical. With the S2, Sony's basically cut a 10-inch screen in half and stuck a hinge in between. How much of a benefit…
Focusing on the things that matter most to Sony—style, and media—their first two tablets are running Android 3.0 (yes, Honeycomb) and come in two very different form factors. You'll recognize the familiar shape of the S1, which measures 9.4 inches, whereas the S2 is a sort-of DS-type clamshell that we saw sketches of…