Both the new tablet pcs, Sony S1and S2 are very stylish gadgets. Sony S1 has one screen where as Sony S2 comes with dual screen. Even though the tablets look different in their appearance, there is no compromise made on the technology and features. Google Android 3.0 Honeycomb is the operating system which supports both the new Sony tablet pcs. Moreover the tablets are enhanced with Sony Qriocity Platform. This is to provide integrated music and videos etc for the entertainment and other benefits for the user.
As mentioned earlier, Sony S1 and S2 differ with their display. The screen of Sony S1 is of 9.4 inches single display screen. The screen is large enough for the user to have convenient web browsing experience as well as other features. But in the case of Sony S2 the screen is quite different. The tablet is designed with dual screen. The purpose of such a design is to make the user comfortable in carrying the tablet, as it could be easily carried in the pocket. The specialty is that when the tablet is unfolded there are two screens which will provide the user with the effect of two. It is more convenient for the user for browsing as he or she can use both the screens to view two pages at a time. It can also provide high quality video experience. The screen is 5.5 inches with 1024 x 480 pixel resolution.
Another feature is the Wi-Fi facility in these new Sony tablet pcs. The S1 will provide regular high speed Wi-Fi facility, where in the case of the dual screened Sony S2 the Wi-Fi is along with 3G supported by AT&T.
Both S1 and S2 have the Quick View and Quick Touch feature. These features will enhance the new Sony tablet pcs to load the websites at a high speed. It can offer up to 8 seconds faster web page loading facility compared to others. And the Quick Touch is also very interesting feature in the tablets. It delivers more fluidic scrolling experience for the users.
The most exciting part of both Sony S1 and S2 is that the tablets are integrated with PlayStation. The user can access PlayStation 1 and PlayStation 2. Both the tablets come with pre loaded games. Other features like camera and high definition video play back are common in both tablets. The S2 features custom email application and eReaders. Both S1 and S2 have 3G and 4G capability.
The tablets are expected to reach the American market by the end of August this year. Hopefully, we can see Sony S1 and S2 tablets capturing the Asian market very soon. The S1 and S2 price is expected to be around Rs. 27,000 in India.