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Sony S Tegra 3 1.3GHz 16GB 9.4" Tablet

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Tegra 3 1.3GHz Android 16GB Jan 2013
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17 Reasons For

Nine Industry Awards

Amongst tablet computers of a comparable spec and age, this Tegra 3 processor tablet computer is one of the most awarded.

This Sony tablet computer was given a "Recommended" award by Mobilen.no, Mobili.no, M3.idg.se and Vido.com.ua all of whom wrote that this tablet computer was good.

This tablet computer received a "Gold" from Ocworkbench.com who thought that this Tegra 3 processor tablet computer was outstanding.

The editors of three additional expert review sites all said that this Tegra 3 processor tablet computer was good. Mobil.se gave this tablet computer a "Top Product" award, Lydogbilde.no gave it a "Best in Test 5 Star" award and Ljudochbild.se gave it a "Best in Test" award.

This tablet received a "Best in Test 5 Star" award from Lydogbillede.dk.

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Average Expert Reviews

Twenty-two experts from sites including CNET.com, notebookcheck.net, camcorderinfo.com and asia.cnet.com have rated this Sony tablet on average 73%.

Owner Reviews Are Good

S owners on average rated this tablet computer 85 out of 100.

Good Picture Quality

A number of people reckoned that the Sony S had good picture quality. Agentassassin wrote on Amazon two years ago “Fantastic camera with exceptional image quality” in their review of this tablet and rated this tablet as excellent. Agentassassin also wrote “I've taken some quick snaps and the image quality looks brilliant so far so nothing will disappoint on that front”. Amazon Customer said in their Sony S review on Amazon “On plus side its easy to use and the picture quality, even when on full zoom Is very good” and gave it a score of 80 out of 100.

Several Sony S owners said in their reviews that this tablet had good colour saturation. Edward said on Amazon “Sony, however, has always had colors that are exactly as our eyes see it!” in his review. Fiveform scored it very highly and wrote “At auto ISO captures between 80~800 there was minimal over sharpening and noise reduction, colors were bright”. J W mentioned in their review “Low light/indoor shots are sharp/colors natural without flash”.

A few people reckoned that it was good for watching movies. R. Voorhees said in their review “It's laden with features, such as object tracking (think golf swing analysis!), lock in auto focus, which is great for movies” and rated it as very good. Expert website Cnet.com mentioned in their Sony S review “The Sony SDM-HS75P/S is an attractive, glossy 17-inch LCD thats better suited for movies and games than for serious work.”.

One customer wrote in their reviews that it had a sharp image. Three years ago Amazon Customer wrote in their review “Bought for the long zoom and have found its sharpness and detail acceptable in optimal situations - camera shake is a definite issue, as one would expect, at distances.” and rated it 80 out of 100.

One Sony S owner who reviewed this tablet said that it had image blurring. Wen said in her Sony S review on Amazon “You would have to buy a small tripod if you wanted to use the zoom at it's fullest as it's hard to be still enough to focus without blurring”.

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Easy to Use

Some people who purchased this tablet concluded that it was easy to use. A Customer gave it a rating of 80 out of 100 and mentioned in their Sony S review on Amazon “Very easy to use and takes good photos”. A. Baugh gave it a score of 5 stars and mentioned in their review of this tablet on Amazon “Great camera - great images - very easy to use”. Albragg scored the Sony S very highly and mentioned in their review two years ago “It will really come in handy on a trip to Alaska later this month! Sony suggesst that you use their "Play Memories Home" program to interface with the camera”.

Several people mentioned in their reviews that it was easy to use the menus. Amazon Customer said in their review of this tablet “Still offers a good amount of customizable settings if you want to make the effort to learn how to use them.” . Annemcd scored this tablet 5 stars and mentioned in their review of this tablet “It is very user friendly and has lots of settings”. Two years ago Cédric De Crousaz mentioned “I enjoy the different semi-manual settings available”.

Several Sony S owners mentioned in their reviews that the Sony S was comfortable and easy to hold. August Williams said on Amazon “The hand strap can be adjusted accordingly to your hand size for a comfortable perfect fit”. Delphine Darcel said on Amazon “That way I feel comfortable throwing the camera in my purse or sticking it in a pocket” in her review of this tablet and scored the Sony S very highly. Two years ago Displaced Californian wrote “Ordered this and I’m much more comfortable with having MAS-Priority modes” in their review of this tablet.

A few Sony S owners wrote in their reviews that the Sony S was easy to setup. Damien Cunningham mentioned in his review on Amazon three years ago “The camera was very easy to set up”. Lancasterram gave the Sony S an excellent review and wrote “It was easy to set up” in their review of this tablet. Mr. K. I. Mansley scored it 4 stars and mentioned on Amazon “Wi-fi was relatively painless to set up so I can now connect wirelessly to my Mac” in their review.

Two customers wrote in their reviews that the Sony S had a good interface. In January last year Chris319 mentioned on Amazon “The camera's ergonomics and user interface are OK” in their Sony S review. Gadgetguy.com.au wrote “Active Interface Shoe (hot shoe” in their review of the Sony S.

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Good Battery Life

Some Sony S owners who purchased it agreed that it had a good battery life. 555 mentioned “Saves battery power for the price of having lower resolution than the 3.0'' (7.5cm) (4” yet they only rated it 40 out of 100. Amazon Customer mentioned “Battery had enough charge in it to use immediately”. Amazon Customer also said “Well laid out controls, quick record button for example Good battery life Great overall camera for a low price Cons”.

Good Support

A few Sony S owners who bought it reckoned that it had good technical guidance. 555 said on Amazon “Lens hoods (very good thing to have) - Has a manual mode (my favorite part of this camera) - Intelligent auto mode - Feels”. Alf Goose said in their review on Amazon “If o want to learn more about photography, there are plenty of manual settings too”. Bruce rated the product 80 out of 100 and he said “The big "feature" here is that the screen on the back tilts fully upright - this doesn't help with glare (I tried all angles”.

Robust

Some customers who purchased the Sony S thought it was well made. Two years ago A Southall gave this tablet a score of 5 stars and mentioned on Amazon “A good quality build”. A. Webb said “Feels well made” . August Williams said “This also comes with USB extension cable (male female) as the built in charging cable is very short” in his review of the Sony S.

Several Sony S owners who bought it concluded that it was strong and durable. Gareth Peter Goodwin said on Amazon “Usual Sony quality, body is a Matt black plastic, tough and easy to handle” in their review and gave it a rating of 4 stars. Glamourpanther rated this tablet 5 stars and said on Amazon “I love the Olympus Tough line.” in their review of the Sony S. Jwink said “Is typical Sony quality which is always a nice well-made durable camera, unless you drop it in water which we happened to accidently do a couple cameras back” and gave it a rating of 4 stars.

Some Sony S owners who reviewed this tablet considered that it was easy to damage or scratch. Dixie wrote in her Sony S review on Amazon “Turns out the lens is made of plastic so it scratches really easy” and rated this tablet as excellent. Dixie also said “The cameras are great (except for the plastic easily damage lens) and I am glad I now have a back up just in case”. Jack Kirk said “As far as the rep is concerned i need to call it as my TV is broken.” in his review of the Sony S nonetheless he scored the Sony S 40 out of 100.

A number of people who bought this tablet concluded that it was reliable. Two years ago Harrison Kisner said “Headed back to trusty Nikon” in his review of the Sony S. Rani wrote “Any SD card can be utilised, I went for a SanDisk SD card as I’ve found them to be highly reliable and fast” in their review of the Sony S.

One Sony S owner who bought the product concluded that it was sealed. Sladey93 mentioned “It keeps the camera nice and sealed preventing dirt” and gave the Sony S a rating of 4 stars.

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Good Connectivity

Some customers wrote in their reviews that the product was wifi compatible. Three years ago Bears Fan Jim wrote in their Sony S review on Amazon “WiFi works fine, set up to remote control the camera by my Samsung tablet” but despite that they only gave this tablet a rating of 60 out of 100. David Plaquin mentioned on Amazon “Quite impressive) - Wireless connection allowing immediate display of pictures on the TV - Battery life (I never ran out of battery while shooting outside”. Delphine Darcel mentioned on Amazon “The wifi transfer was quick and easy”.

A number of people reckoned that the Sony S was good in terms of HDMI connections. August Williams wrote on Amazon “The camera also features a mini HDMI port to get your videos”. Jack Kirk wrote in his review on Amazon “And the 4k image on Netflix and my PC Via a 3M 18GBPS 4K HDMI 2.0 is lovely”.

One customer who reviewed the Sony S thought it was good in terms of USB connections. Peter B mentioned in his Sony S review on Amazon “I had to transfer via USB cable, which is OK in principle.” nonetheless he only rated the product 3 stars.

One Sony S reviewer who reviewed the Sony S concluded that it was good in terms of connectivity. Sam and Linda Wyrick mentioned “Simple connectivity to smartphones via WiFi WITH NFC3." Translation for those not immediately technically enabled (like me” in his review.

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Good Technical Features

A few Sony S reviewers who reviewed the product concluded that it had good features. A. Webb wrote in their review of this tablet on Amazon “I say that because the A5000 model has lesser features and the A6000 model not that much more, yet at a huge difference in price”. Amazon Customer gave the product a score of 5 stars and wrote on Amazon “Overall, I would definitely recommend this camera because for a bridge it has really good features and great quality”. Charlie Keeble said on Amazon “Also has a lot of features and manual settings, battery life is great”.

Nice Design

Several people who reviewed this tablet reckoned that it was good looking. Two years ago Albragg said “This is pretty easy to "adjust" out of” in their review of this tablet and rated it as excellent. Albragg also mentioned “The manual the comes with the camera is pretty abbreviated”. Bruce wrote “Also the information given on the screen is in pretty small letters” and scored it 4 stars.

Eight customers who reviewed it thought it was smooth. Gareth Peter Goodwin said in their review of this tablet on Amazon “Zooms in/out very smooth”. R. Voorhees said in their review of this tablet “Smooth, smooth video on par with a GoPro without the fish eye effect”. Rog mentioned in their review of the Sony S on Amazon “Focusing smooth”.

Some people said in their reviews that the product was neat. Amazon Customer said on Amazon “It's neat and light compared to a bulky dslr” in their review. Bea mentioned “This product arrived in immaculate condition and once i opened the box i couldn't even tell it was previously preowned” and gave the product a very good review score. Kimjo mentioned “Automatically sending a copy to my iPhone which is neat”.

Three Sony S reviewers mentioned that it was a good design. Dostoevsky Ate My Hamster said on Amazon “I've worked in print and design so know a reasonable quality (ie”. Cnet.com mentioned “Attractive design; accurate colors; digital” in their review of the Sony S. Expert website Techradar.com/au/ wrote “Sony certainly hit its stride in 2012, hitting on a solid and unique looking design ID for its smartphone products”.

One customer concluded that the Sony S was retro. Barry Evans said on Amazon three years ago “The "retro" if fun” in his review of the Sony S.

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Good Size

A few Sony S reviewers reckoned that it was compact. Bears Fan Jim wrote “Absolutely the top compact superzoom travel companion” in their review. Bears Fan Jim also mentioned “I no longer own the Sony or any other compact other than a Nikon P7700”. Bruce S. Ruck said in his Sony S review on Amazon “I recommend it to anyone considering a small compact camera”.

Some Sony S reviewers who reviewed it thought it was lightweight. Bruce S. Ruck gave this tablet a very good review and he said on Amazon last year “It is small, lightweight and takes excellent photos” in his Sony S review. Ed scored it very highly and he wrote in his Sony S review on Amazon “Very lightweight”. Three years ago Jeff mentioned on Amazon “Which you always knew you were carrying to this lightweight 396gs which can almost.”.

A number of Sony S reviewers concluded that this tablet was heavy and bulky. Be Bop wrote “Not too heavy to carry around all day” in their review of this tablet and rated this tablet as very good. J. Holst scored it 5 stars and wrote on Amazon “Museums without having something bulky to carry around” in their review. Lancasterram wrote “The camera feels right for my hands, very comfortable and not overly heavy” and gave the Sony S a rating of 5 stars.

Six Sony S owners who bought the product agreed that it was a good weight. Displaced Californian said in their review of this tablet “This will probably make a good backpacking camera due to it’s light weight, great image quality”. Kyle gave the Sony S a score of 5 stars and he wrote “Really nice camera, good feel/weight, standard lenses is decent, build quality feels solid, just wish it came with a slip cover or something considering the price of the camera”. Mr F. gave the product a rating of 5 stars and he said in his review of this tablet on Amazon “The zoom is massive and weight / shape means it fits nicely in your hand”.

Several people wrote in their reviews that it was a good size. Barbara Wright wrote “Nice size pocket camera” in her review and gave the product a rating of 4 stars. Gareth Peter Goodwin gave it a rating of 80 out of 100 and wrote “Easy to view LCD, Good size and weight, feels like a proper camera”. Two years ago Pen Name: =) wrote in their review of this tablet on Amazon “Nice size, terrible image quality” however they scored it 20 out of 100.

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Good Product Quality

One hundred and fourty-five people wrote that the product was good quality. 555 wrote on Amazon “Even many smartphones make better quality shots and have better auto mode for quick point” but despite that they only scored it 2 stars. 555 also mentioned “In this price range up to 200pounds, can you get better image quality, raw format”. A Customer wrote in their review of the Sony S three years ago “Good quality beginners' camera” .

Good Brand

Tegra 3 processor tablets built by Sony have good reviews on average. We also checked the reviews for all tablets (not just Tegra 3 processor tablets) and found that Sony also has good reviews across its entire range.

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Good Sound Quality

A number of Sony S owners who reviewed this tablet thought it had good sound quality. Three years ago Fiveform mentioned in their review of the Sony S on Amazon “The few videos I took also exhibited great focus tracking on the fly and the HD quality and sound were very nice”. Also three years ago Jd said “Shame its not full HD, nevertheless it produces good sharp video and mono audio” in their review of this tablet and scored this tablet 80 out of 100. Kitty K scored it very highly and she said in her review of the Sony S two years ago “The videos are very good quality and the sound is great”.

Very High Main Camera Resolution (numeric)

The main camera resolution (numeric)s of tablets of a comparable spec and age to the S range from 1.1MP to 8MP. When compared to other tablets that were released around the same time as the S that we have assessed, the main camera resolution (numeric) of the Sony S of 8 megapixels is one of the highest.

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DDR3-SDRAM Internal Memory Type

This tablet computer has a DDR3-SDRAM internal memory type, which is typical of many Tegra 3 processor tablets that are a similar age to it.

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7 Reasons Against

Bad Environmental Credentials

One person who purchased it wrote that it was not good in terms of recycling. Two years ago Mmb mentioned on Amazon “Recycle of flash can slow you down indoors with multiple shots of moving targets”.

Unacceptable Noise Level

Several customers considered that this tablet was not noisy. Amazon Customer mentioned in January last year “In low light it's very noisy” in their Sony S review. Amazon Customer also said “The screen shows a noisy image, however when you actually take the photo it isn't noisy at all”. Electrical-Warehouse wrote in their review of the Sony S “I'm used to SLR cameras with their terrible video autofocusing and noisy focusing motors”.

Not 3G

The Sony S is not 3G, although this is within the context that most of the other Tegra 3 processor tablets that were launched around the same time as the S are also not 3G.

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Not 4G

Most tablets of this type and age are not 4G. The Sony S is no exception to this as it too is not 4G.

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Very Slow Memory Clock Speed

The slowest memory clock speed of Tegra 3 processor tablets that have been available for a comparable time to the S is 530MHz, the fastest is 1,600MHz, and the average memory clock speed is 1,200MHz. The Sony S has a fairly slow memory clock speed (only 533 megahertz) compared to most of the other similar spec tablet computers that are a comparable age to the S.

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Very Low Second Camera Resolution

Across all the tablets of a comparable spec and age to the S the second camera resolutions range from 1MP to 2MP. With a second camera resolution of only 1 megapixel, the Sony S has one of the lower second camera resolutions amongst tablets of this age.

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Quite Thick

Tablets of this age and spec have depths of between 0.45mm and 190mm, and the average depth is 74mm. The Sony S has one of the thicker depths (174.4 millimeters) amongst comparable spec tablet computers of this age.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Sony S

Released Over Four Years Ago

This Tegra 3 processor tablet computer has been on the market for over four years.

Four Processor Coress

Compared to the other 57 Tegra 3 processor tablets that were launched around the same time as the S that we have assessed the number of processor coress of, the Sony S is a four processor cores tablet computer which is average.

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Average Processor Frequency

At 1.3 gigahertz, the Sony S has a pretty standard processor frequency compared to most of the other tablets of this age and spec.

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Average Internal Storage Capacity

With an internal storage capacity of 16 gigabytes, the Sony S has a relatively standard internal storage capacity compared to most of the other tablets that came out more than two years ago.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Sony S has a pretty typical display diagonal (9.4 inches) compared to most of the other Tegra 3 processor tablets that were launched more than two years ago.

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Specification

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Processor Model
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Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Maximum Internal Memory
Internal Memory Type
Internal Memory
Software
Operating System Installed
Operating System Version
Platform
Storage
Internal Storage Capacity
Compatible Memory Cards
Storage Medium
Card Reader Integrated
Storage Media
Display
Display Diagonal
Aspect Ratio
Touchscreen Type
Touch Technology
Display Technology
Touchscreen
LED Backlight
Display Resolution
Graphics
Graphics Adapter Family
Camera
Second Camera Resolution
Second Camera
Front Camera
Maximum Video Resolution
Video Recording
Auto Focus
Main Camera Resolution
Main Camera Resolution (numeric)
Built-In Camera
Rear Camera
Audio
Number of Built-In Speakers
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker(s)
Networking
4G
3G
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
Ethernet LAN
Data Network
Bluetooth Version
Wi-Fi Standards
Bluetooth
Top Wi-Fi Standard
Ports & Interfaces
DC-In Jack
Combo Headphone/mic Port
Headphone Connectivity
Microphone in
SmartCard Slot
Headphone Out
HDMI Ports Quantity
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Performance
Video Compression Formats
Image Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Orientation Sensor
Electronic Compass
Gyroscope
Ambient Light Sensor
Accelerometer
Assisted GPS (A-GPS)
GPS (satellite)
Position Location
Design
Form Factor
Fingerprint Reader
Colour of Product
Processor Special Features
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Battery
Battery Recharge Time
Browsing Time
Continuous Video Playback Time
Battery Life (max)
Battery Technology
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Keyboard Supplied
Bag Included
Quick Start Guide
Handheld Remote Control
Other Features
Docking Connector
Kids Tablet
Volume Control
Wi-Fi
Full HD
Total Storage Capacity
Battery Charging Indication
Display Diagonal (metric)
Battery Low Indication

9 Awards

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Expert Reviews

(40)
23 February 2013

Outdoor suitable with a big screen. Sony's Xperia Acro S Sony's Xperia Acro S wants to merge completely different areas . On the one hand, it is to be a multimedia device with all modern features...

15 February 2013

Sony certainly hit its stride in 2012, hitting on a solid and unique looking design ID for its smartphone products. The Acro S falls in line with the rest of the family in this regard, but fails...

12 October 2012

Integrated with amazing features that have been Sony's trademark, Sony Xperia Acro delivers outstanding performance and stand against the other smartphones. Further, our Sony Xperia Acro S Review...

11 September 2012

The Sony Xperia Acro S separates itself from the pack by offering features that other flagship handset can only dream of ? water-proof and dust-proof. It's he perfect handset to bring to the beach...

3 September 2012

The Sony Xperia acro S review course is complete and it's now time to check out its scorecard and see if it's worth your hard-earned cash. To be honest, it's not easiest thing to call, as the... Read more…

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User Reviews

(364)
Reviewed 25 August 2016 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

Great digital camera. Wife loved it for her birthday. Zoom is amazing and can capture great detail. Pictures seem to take a split second too long, but might be me not fully understanding the... Read more…

Reviewed 17 August 2016 by Amazon Customer

I got this camera on offer a few months ago for around £160, which is an amazing price for the quality of this camera. Photography is a hobby and this camera is not too complicated and still... Read more…

Reviewed 12 August 2016 by N. Vollrath

I specifically wanted a quality point & shoot with big optical zoom and very small size...yeah, I also want ice cream on my cake and eat that, too. I have justification, though! I travel often and... Read more…

Reviewed 9 August 2016 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

I had used the camera only once, the second time I went to use it the lens fell out suddenly and was incapable of fixing after that. I took it to my local camera man at Jessops and he attached a... Read more…

Reviewed 2 August 2016 by Mr. G. Bridgeman

Bought this for my wife and she has really got into photography. Since I also use Sony SLRs she can and does use my lens. The camera is lightweight but packs a punch. Auto focus is crisp and I... Read more…

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