Sony Xperia S Android tablet won’t ship with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean

Sony Released an upgraded version of its Android tablet at Berlin, Competing  its rival to Apple Inc’s iPad and Samsung Electronics’ Galaxy with “Xperia” as it is a Unified name for Smartphones and Tablet.Sony also unveiled three new smartphone models at a trade show in Berlin.

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The Xperia S tablet comes with a 9.4 inch screen (1280 x 800 pixel),The Xperia S is powered by a 1.4GHz quad-core Nvidia Tegra 3 processor and runs on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating System by Google,an 8-megapixel camera on the back and a 1-megapixel camera on the front,The tablet houses 1GB of RAM,comes in 16GB, 32GB, or 64GB storage sizes,and has 802.11 a/b/g/n Wi-Fi support, Bluetooth 3.0, a gyroscope, and an accelerometer.

Connections include a full-size SD card slot and an HDMI input. You’ll also find a headphone jack, volume rocker, and the power/sleep button.Its little bit awkward For a brand new device that it won’t ship with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, but it is expected to receive that update later.The Xperia is the second tablet from Sony, which released its first models in April last year

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The Xperia Tablet S is “splashproof” (but note that doesn’t necessarily mean “waterproof”) and its screen is purported to respond to touch gestures even with wet hands.

Like Samsung TouchWiz’s miniapps tray, the Xperia Tablet S will include support for “small apps.” Small apps are, well, smaller apps such as calculators, timers, and recorders that are able to run concurrently with full-size apps.

Guest Mode lets you make multiple personalized user accounts with customizable app accessibility, wallpaper, and widgets. For parents, this could be a great tool for limiting Junior’s access to apps on your tablet, while still allowing him to play around with it.

The Xperia tablet will retail in the US from September 7, costing $399 for a 16 gigabyte version and $599 for a 64 gigabyte model, the company said in a press release.Same as Microsoft’s windows phones it is also available with a keyboard that doubles as a cover, for which you have to pay an addition $99.99.

Sony Xperia Tablet S hands-on (video) by engadget.com

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