Items tagged with Xperia Tablet S

Less than a month after it launched, Sony has reportedly stopped selling Xperia Tablet S devices due to a design defect that could let water into what's supposed to be a water resistant device. It was discovered that some units being sold had a tiny gap just wide enough between the display and chassis to let water inside, which might not have been a problem except that Sony advertises the Xperia Tablet S has having a "splash-proof enclosure" suitable for using in the kitchen where it would be susceptible to wet hands and the inevitable "splash or two." Sales of the Xperia Tablet S kicked off on... Read more...
It's not very often you see companies tear into their own products and post a worklog for all to see. For one reason or another, firms typically refrain from disclosing certain component choices, and often times they'll even go to great lengths to make it difficult to open up a product (we're looking squarely at you, Apple). So, it's both odd and delightful that Sony gave its new Xperia Tablet S the teardown treatment in a recent blog post. The Xperia Tablet S is a noticeably thinner and upgraded version of the original. To get into it, you have to remove the top plastic piece that's held together... Read more...