Sony drops price of P Series tablet to below £200

DSGi, which owns the brands Dixons, PCWorld and Currys, has dropped the price of the Sony P Series to £199.97.

The tablet device comes with a few notable features. It is the only model on the market that has a clam-shell form factor, not unlike the Nintendo DS/3DS series. The Sony P was introduced back in November 2011, for a whopping £499.

It features two 5.5in touchscreens, each with a 1,024 x 480-pixel resolution, 1GB of RAM but only 4GB of on-board storage, with Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. The rest of the specifications include a microSD card slot, a micro USB port (but no HDMI port). Powering the device is an Nvidia Tegra 2 processor, clocked at 1GHz, with a 5-megapixel rear camera, a VGA front camera and up to seven hours of battery life. It runs Android 3.2 Honeycomb, as well as Sony Entertainment Network and the Sony PlayStation Suite.

It is also by far the cheapest 3G tablet currently on the market, weighing 372g and it’s 14mm thick. The tablet is already upgradable to Ice Cream Sandwich, with a brand-new user interface and a drag and drop folder creation feature, improved multi-tasking plus better web browsing.

Source: Dixons