Sony may stumble in bid to become tablet No.2 (Reuters)

May 19 2013

A member of the media looks at the new Sony P tablet at the IFA consumer electronics fair in Berlin August 31, 2011.Sony Corp took the wraps off its long-awaited tablets on Wednesday with price tags that could hurt the company's chances to compete for the No. 2 spot in the tablet market. In Europe, the S tablet will cost 479 euros and will be in stores in September. Sony said the S tablet is unique because of a universal remote inside the computer that can be used to control stereos, cable television boxes and TV sets of many brands. The P tablet comes with 4 GB of memory and looks like a clutch purse. It has two 5.5-inch screens that can be folded together and weighs less than a pound. In Europe, the P tablet will cost 599 euros and be out in November.       REUTERS/Tobias Schwarz (GERMANY  - Tags: BUSINESS)Reuters – Sony Corp’s new tablet computers, expected to be launched on Wednesday, face an uphill battle against dominant players Apple Inc and Samsung Electronics, with the gadget’s expected pricing in particular raising red flags.

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