Sony launches its own Tablets, leveraging PlayStation, adding some cool ergonomics

December 15 2011: Sony has entered the Tablet PC arena in India – and has encashed its USP in the process, making them PlayStation-friendly. They are the first PlayStation- certified Tablet ever, pre-installed with bestselling PlayStation games. In addition they boast some interesting ergonomic features: a unique wedge-shaped design in the Tablet S similar to a magazine that’s been folded over, that gives it a finely balanced feel, as well as a sense of lightness -- and an innovative folding design in the Tablet P for enhanced handling and use. In addition, the dual screen design of Sony Tablet P lets can watch video on one screen while using the other to control it, or check e-mail while using the other screen as a keyboard.

A “throw” feature enables user to wirelessly sync both tablets with PC, Home Theatre, TV etc. for sharing and playing files across video, audio, images. Users can “throw” their personal photos and videos up on the big television screen with the touch of a button.

A built-in infrared sensor also allows Sony Tablet S to function as a remote control for any number of devices, including TVs, stereos, and more.

Sony has collaborated with India’s leading content providers to design unique like Videochaska: Offers latest episodes of shows from Sony Entertainment Television and SABtv in superior quality with interactive social sharing feature; Star Player is a premium online video-on-demand service. It offers Indian video entertainment on multiple digital devices to users for a beyond TV experience anywhere and anytime; Big Flix is a premium Movie on Demand entertainment destination for full length movies across different languages and genres. Sony Tablet users will be upgraded to BigFlix+ membership where in the entire catalogue of 500+ movies will be available for them. (Free 2 months subscription) and offers the world’s largest library of Indian Karaoke Music. (Free 1 month subscription).

Tablet S ( WiFi version) with available now 16 GB storage is available now for Rs 29,990 ( see brochure :  ) Tablet S with 3G will be available mid January 2012 for Rs 33,990 while Tablet P with 3G and 4 GB memory will be available Mid Jan 2012 for Rs 36.990. Sony Tablet site: