Sony S Tablet now available at select U.S. Best Buy stores, BestBuy.com; tablet features Android Honeycomb OS, PlayStation certification for out-of-the-box gaming
September 16, 2011
– Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE: BBY) today announced the availability of the new Sony S Tablet at select stores nationwide and online at BestBuy.com. The Sony Tablet S is the manufacturer's first tablet entry and joins a rapidly expanding selection at Best Buy, which has re-designed both its in-store and online tablet presentation to enable customers to learn more about and easily compare new devices as they become available.
The Sony Tablet S runs on the Android(TM) Honeycomb operating system and showcases a 9.4-inch (measured diagonally) touch-screen display with TruBlack(TM) technology for brilliant colors and detailed images. The device is the first PlayStation® Certified tablet to provide out-of-the-box gaming for any PlayStation games. It also offers access to thousands of apps through the Android Market(TM), comes with pre-loaded with multiple entertainment options through the Sony Entertainment Pack, and features a built-in Universal remote to control multiple gadgets - for both Sony and non-Sony branded products1. The Sony Tablet S is available with 16GB for $499.99 or 32GB for $599.99.
Best Buy is advancing growth of the tablet category by combining the most tablets under one roof2 with a shopping experience that allows customers to easily try and compare devices. The retailer is committed to delivering superior value and convenience by presenting a full line of accessories with each device, along with exclusive advantages such as tablet selection and connections support from specially trained Best Buy Blue Shirts, financing options, Reward Zone points, tablet trade-in and Buy Back programs. For more information about these programs and tablets at Best Buy, visit www.bestbuy.com or www.bestbuy.com/tablets.
About Best Buy Co., Inc.
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