Sony Xperia tablet to go on sale in September 2012

Sony Xperia tablet to go on sale in September 2012
Sony Xperia tablet to go on sale in September 2012
The PlayStation-certified device will come with a 9.4-inch display, Tegra 3 chip and dual cameras

Yesterday, an XDA-Developers forum user, who claims to be working at Sony, leaked some documents that indicate the Japanese tech manufacturer will soon debut a new Xperia tablet. Apparently, the slate computer will be available on September 3rd (2012) in 16GB, 32GB and 64GB variants, priced at $399.99, $499.99 and $599.99, respectively.

The potential successor to the Tablet S model will presumably be equipped with an NVIDIA Tegra 3 (T30) system on a chip that packs four processing cores clocked at 1.3 – 1.5GHz. In addition, Sony’s upcoming mobile device will have a 9.4-inch touchscreen panel of 1280-by-800 pixels native resolution.

Reportedly, the Xperia slate PC is based on an Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system and houses 3G, Wireless LAN 802.11 a/b/g/n and Bluetooth 3.0 radios. Moreover, users will be provided with two integrated cameras (1MP front-facing / 8MP rear-facing) and a built-in GPS receiver complemented by Ambient, Gyro, Compass and Accelerometer sensors. Other features supposedly include an ST port, an SD card reader slot and mic/headphone out.

Measuring just 8.8mm at its thickest point and weighing 570grams, the forthcoming Xperia tablet comes with a 6,000mAh battery that has an autonomy period of up to 10 hours (Wi-Fi browsing). Furthermore, according to a report from Liliputing, this portable device is (Google and) PlayStation-certified, which would enable consumers to download and enjoy PlayStation directly on the slate PC.

 We will keep you updated when we have more information!

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Author: Ivan Zhekov, 2012-08- 1 (Update: 2012-08- 1)