Sony Unleash Two New Tablets to Challenges iPad

Sony has unveiled a 9.4-inch tablet and a foldable 5.5-inch dual screen tablet to compete with the iPad.

According to Sony, both tablets will reach consumers this fall. The two tablets are called as S1 and S2, will use an operating system based on Google’s Android 3.0. They are WiFi and 3G/4G compatible. One of the models will even sport two screens.

Sales of tablet devices are expected to quadruple to about 294 million units between 2011 and 2015, with almost half that Android-based, research firm Gartner has forecast.

Lee Sun-tae, an analyst at Meritz Securities in Seoul,

“Although it’s a late comer in the market, it has potential as what you need is just one big uniqueness that can sell to customers be it design or whatever. By the same token it can be just one of another Android phones flooding the market amid intensifying competition.”

[ Via ModMyi ]

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