Sony's Tablet P lands at AT&T March 4th for $399

Sony's Tablet P lands at AT&T March 4th for $399

Summary: Announced last year, Sony's Tablet P is finally coming to the U.S. via AT&T.

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Sony's dual-screened Tablet P is finally making its way stateside. Available via AT&T on March 4th, the Tablet P will sell for $399 with a two-year contract. AT&T will also sell the device contract-free for $549.

That means that, after two years with AT&T's $50-per-month 5GB DataConnect plan, the Tablet P will cost owners a hefty $1600. That's clearly a lot of money but it's not unusual as far as on-contract tablets go. And that's exactly the problem.

Fortunately, AT&T also offers an off-contract 250MB data plan, which runs for $15 a month and is a better fit for more casual data users.

The Tablet P, joining devices like Sony's recently-released PS Vita, will take advantage of AT&T's 4G network. While the tablet currently runs Android 2.3, Sony plans to upgrade the device to Android 4.0 in the coming months.

Topics: AT&T, Hardware, Laptops, Mobility, Tablets

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  • What?

    It runs 3.2.1!
    slickjim
  • DOA

    What are AT&T and Sony smokin'?

    (Can I get some?)

    Now if AT&T and Verizon, etc. would at least offer some kind of Family/Multi-device data plan, this kind of 2 year subscription would have a scintilla of logic, but the only kind of innovation the telcos seem capable of, is overpriced ringtones, text messaging and convoluted data plans.
    Synthmeister
  • Tablet ... P ...

    ... unfortunate choice of letter ... opening themselves to all kinds of funnin' if it's a bomb. No pun intended.
    kludd