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Sony debuts S1, S2 Android Honeycomb tablets

Sony invited CNET US to a special hands-on opportunity with its upcoming S1 and S2 Android tablets, showing off the unique design aspects of each.

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Sony invited our CNET counterparts in the US to a special hands-on look today at Sony's new S1 and S2 tablets featuring the Tegra 2 chip and dual cameras, along with Wi-Fi connectivity and both 3G and 4G support.

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Side view of the wedge-shaped S1 tablet with headphone jack and USB port.

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On the right side we see the buttons for volume and power, as well as a memory card slot.

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The textured back of the S1, with a rear-facing camera.

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A view of the virtual keyboard on Sony's new S1 tablet.

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Sony's new S2 tablet features a folding, clam-shell design with two 5.5-inch screens and 1024x480-pixel resolution.

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A view of the keyboard being used on Sony's folding S2 tablet.

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The Sony S2 tablet shown in its folded, compact form.

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A view of the headphone jack, which shows a headset icon.

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The power button, power socket, micro-USB connection and volume switch.

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The PlayStation icon shows off the gaming connectivity of the Sony S2.

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A view of the front-facing camera on the Sony S2 tablet.

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