Sony Xperia Tablet S

  • Sony Xperia Tablet S
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  • Awesome added software features.
  • Fast performance.
  • Cool remote functionality.


  • Expensive compared to competition.
  • Slightly drab design.

Expert reviews and ratings

By on

As lightweight as the iPad but with a unique design that makes it easier to hold, the Sony Tablet S is the latest innovation from the well-known manufacturer of laptops. For tablet PC users that love the Android operating system, the Sony Tablet S is a...

By on 80

It all adds up to an accomplished do-it-all tablet, and one of our favourite Android devices around. The problem is that the iPad with Retina Display is just £70 more expensive – and worth every penny. MORE: Sony Xperia Tablet Z review Best tablets...

By Android Central on

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By Recombu on 90

The Sony Xperia Tablet Z, nothing short of a supermodel.Looking lithe, poised and (to use Tyra Banks' vernacular) fierce, it will make you look better, onlookers will stop and stare and it will turn heads when it goes for a swim. But is it any...

By Trusted Reviews on 70

As with its phones and TVs, Sony has lagged behind its arch-rival Samsung in the tablet market in recent years. The Sony Xperia Tablet S is out to change all that, but does it make the necessary moves? With a quad-core processor, slim profile and...

By TweakTown on 73

" on virtually all smart devices I review until we get more of the pure Android experience, but this is what I want to bring my readers - the complete and utter truth, from my personal experiences with these devices. Sony and the rest of the companies...

By Pocket-lint on 80

The Tablet S has kissed goodbye to the Wi-Fi problems of it's predecessor and is now a cheaper, more stylish and generally better tablet. It's certainly one we'd have no hesitation in recommending anyone buy. Sony's services are still an over-priced...

By Expert Reviews on 80

Sony's best Android tablet yet, with some useful family-friendly features...

By TechRadar AU on 60

The Sony Xperia Tablet S does so many things right but many other things wrong. As a portable music player it's almost unrivalled, it's pretty good for video too in a lot of ways, but the poor screen resolution holds it back from being brilliant. The...

By Computer Shopper on 80

A unique body shape, good performance, and long battery life merge in this Android tablet. It's a good pick if media consumption is your main tablet aim, and it’s light, thin, and attractive, too....

By SlashGear on

It might be time for you to take another look at one of the oddest tablets released in the year 2012, that being the quad-core NVIDIA Tegra 3 processor-packing Sony XPERIA Tablet S. This machine is not the most high-resolution nor the most undeniably...

By on

It's been a while since we published an overview of the current tablet market. With the holidays around the corner, we collected all of the tablets we've tested and that are still available, and created an overview of what's what. If you want to buy a...

By The Verge on 76

The Xperia Tablet S is one of my favorite Android tablets yet, but to be honest I can't totally explain why. I suppose it's because it's one of the few devices I've tested with no glaring flaws - there's no hideous UI skin, no major performance...

By on 80

Sony style, Sony build quality and Sony movie skills in a package which only loses out against the new iPad which has a superior spec for the same price...

By on

I'll tell you from the start: Sony Xperia Tablet S is a letdown. We were expecting a huge jump from last year's disappointing Sony Tablet S and they actually went ahead and upgraded that machine… slightly. The result is the Sony Xperia Tablet, that was...

By Chip Chick on

We have to admit that we were skeptical about the Sony Tablet S's unusual form-factor at first, but we have come to appreciate its slight angle when typing or while resting the device on our laps. All in all, the Sony Tablet S may not be the most...

By Digital Versus on 80

It's too bad there's so little content available on Video Unlimited and PlayStation Mobile. Not many of the first Tablet S's shortcomings have been corrected here, but Sony has compensated that by developing its strengths. The Xperia Tablet S is a good buy.

By DigitalVersus on 80

This is a good improvement on the Sony Tablet S. It may not be a mind-blowing update, but the universal remote mode and user sessions are a real plus. It's too bad there's so little content available on Video Unlimited and PlayStation Mobile. Not many of...

By NotebookCheck on 85

Sony ultimately brings a breath of fresh air to the tablet market with its Xperia Tablet S. Nevertheless, you should only surf with it on the Internet despite the splash-protected casing.

By Hardware.Info on 80

The price is really where Sony's Xperia Tablet S beats the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1. In the end, Sony gives you more bang for your buck, so the only logical conclusion is therefore the Hardware.Info Silver Award. The accessories are not as...