Sony Tablet S launching at 7.00am this Friday – free BRAVIA TV for first 100 buyers

Sony UK has teamed up with the Currys/Dixons & PC World chain to start selling the Sony Tablet S a couple of hours before everyone else. The Tottenham Court Road PC World store in London and the Black Store in Birmingham will both be opening at 7.00am on September 16th to sell the Tablet S before everyone else, plus the first 100 buyers at each location will get themselves a free BRAVIA TV that’s apparently worth £400.

How’s that for a great illustration of how CUT-THROAT the Android tablet scene is at the moment?

sony tablet s launch day

We think there might be a bit of a queue. Here’s the press release:

Get Your Hands on the Sony Tablet Before Anyone Else with Currys and PC World

Tottenham Court Road store to open at 7am on Friday 16th September

First 100 customers to buy the Sony Tablet S will receive a free 32” Sony BRAVIA TV worth £400

Further prizes to be won throughout the day with purchases of the Sony Tablet S

14th September – Staff at Currys and PC World on Tottenham Court Road are expecting an excited crowd of customers on Friday morning when they open up at 7am to exclusively sell the much-anticipated Sony Tablet S two hours before any other retailer on the high street.

To sweeten the deal for those making the effort to get up super-early, the first 100 customers to buy a Sony Tablet S will also receive a FREE Sony 32” BRAVIA TV* worth £400.

From 5am, staff will be giving out drinks and mini-pastries to early-bird customers and a magician will be on hand to entertain and keep spirits high as they queue while the rest of the capital wakes up.

Mark Slater, Category Director at Dixons Retail, commented: “We are expecting a big buzz outside our Tottenham Court Road store on Friday. We are really excited to be the first retailers on the high street to be selling the Sony Tablet S and are expecting it to be an instant hit with our customers.”

The Sony Tablet S
Featuring a unique, ergonomically contoured design, the Sony Tablet S has been developed to feel as comfortable as a folded magazine. Weighing in at just under 600g, the tablet is easy to carry and provides handheld comfort plus the perfect angle for tabletop touch-typing.

Powered by Android Honeycomb 3.1, the Sony Tablet S runs smoothly with web pages and content loading quickly and efficiently as well as looking impressive on the 9.4 inch HD display.

The Sony Tablet S is the world’s first tablet to be PlayStation® Certified, allowing you to enjoy games for PlayStation® Certified devices including original PlayStation games.

The Sony Tablet S lets you control your home entertainment devices and share contentwirelessly with friends and family. Personal photos and video content can be ‘thrown’ (streamed) at the touch of a button from the Sony Tablet S to DLNA-compatible TV sets and other devices.

Music can also be streamed to wireless speakers and the Sony Tablet S includes infrared technology, meaning it can be used as a fully customisable remote control for multiple home devices including your television, Blu-ray Disc™ player and home theatre set-up.

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  1. Might be worth it for a free tv, wouldnt keep the tablet though.. lol

  2. Stephen

     /  September 15, 2011

    I wish more tablet makers would put the IR into their tablets for all media control..

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