Sony Tablet S in pictures

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IFA 2011 Sony used IFA 2011 to show off its new Tablet S, due out later this month in a Wi-Fi only Android 3.1 version. It had a host of them spread around its hall at the show, and I had a number of plays with it.

Sony S Android tablet

Face on, the 9.4in, 1280 x 800 screen is crisp and clear, though the Sony stand's harsh lighting did it few favours

Sony S Android tablet

Sony will offer the S with a charging dock designed so the charging connectors latch every time

Sony S Android tablet

And here is the tablet's charging jack, on it's thin base

Sony S Android tablet

As you can see, the bottom end is thin, the top end not so - it's about 20mm thick up there

Sony S Android tablet

Behind the cover at the top of the left side sits an SD slot and a micro USB port

Sony S Android tablet

Round the back, the 5Mp camera (centre, top)

Sony S Android tablet

The S is designed for landscape mode. In portrait, it's no less useable but it's asymmetry makes itself felt

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