Sony Dash Personal Internet Viewer - Going For Tablet at $199 or expensive iPad

By Shekhar Sahu on

14 May, 2010  at 5:10 AM

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Sony Dash The Personal Internet Viewer | Dash vs iPad

Sony Dash A Personal Internet viewer with 1000 free apps image

Sony launched a new tablet Sony Dash, which was announced in CES trade show this year. They call it personal internet viewer supporting 1000+ Sony apps available for free. It's made for web browsing, social networking, games, videos photos news and listening to your favorite radio. It's multitasking so you can stay connected to your friends when listening to music or may tasks together.

This has 7 inch capacitive touch screen, connects to the existing wireless connection to provide you a selection from over 1,000 free apps, many are developed by chumby industries, including news, calendars, weather, sports, and social networking.  Through BRAVIA Internet Video, Dash can bring you TV episodes, films and video content and music from providers such as CBS, Netflix, YouTube, Pandora, Slacker and many more.


Now stay connected with email & popular social networks with Fcebook, Twitter, Gmail and many more connectivity app7.

Sony Dash A Personal Internet viewer with 1000 free apps image

Dash is a great example of how Sony delivers the latest and most exciting content into consumers homes, said Brennan Mullin, senior vice president of Sony Electronics personal imaging and audio business.

Dash Alarm
Dash allows you to wake up with music videos, internet radio, or video content on the Dash instead of a traditional alarm clock.

Popular Apps
Facebook
AccuWeather.com Forecast
E-Mail Viewer
Gmail Viewer
ESPN News
Google Calendar Viewer
DR. OZ Healthy Tip of the Day
Engadget
CNBC Real-Time
New York Times
Sun/Moon Clock
Reversi (1 player)
Facebook Photos
MTV News
Chumball
Blue Digital Clock
RoboClock

Sony Dash A Personal Internet viewer with 1000 free apps gallery image

 Every week new apps are added to the gallery. You can see the gallery of apps on http://dash.chumby.com/guide




Specification
Price - $199
Dimensions - 7-7/16 x 5-5/8 x 2-3/8" (WHD)
Weight - 1.2 lbs

Power Requirements - AC 120 V, 0.6 A,60 Hz
Internal Memory - No User Accessible Memory 
Device Support - Accelerometer supports, Vertical Flip, Digital Ambient Light Sensor, Real Time Clock with Battery Backup
Audio In - Microphone
Headphone Jack  - Variable Output
PC Audio Input - USB 2.0 Mass Storage Class
Speaker - Stereo

Wi-Fi 802.11b/g, 2.4 GHz WPA, WPA2, WEP Encryption WiFi Certified

Native Resolution - WVGA Resolution (800x480)
Screen Size - 7.0"
Technology - Projected Capacitive Touchscreen Digital Ambient Light Sensor




Sony Dash vs iPad
If you have planned to buy an iPad, Think once more about the usage. Will you use iPad as just an internet viewer, or media player? Then iPad is very expensive. Whereas Sony Dash is priced at just $199, gives you full value of money.


Shekhar Sahu





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8 comments for this post

Sony Dash seems to be a pretty good Ipad Alternative at cheap price. At about 200$ it is quite cheap. Thanks for the info bro

Posted on May 14, 2010 at 12:37 PM  

Another tablet but look good and social. Good to see so many popular site out there.

Posted on May 14, 2010 at 3:58 PM  

It is looking great and cheap too. Good ipad competitor.

Posted on May 14, 2010 at 9:38 PM  

Looks cheap & better than iPad...

Posted on May 15, 2010 at 12:13 AM  

Yeah, if gadgets can do all works then it's the biggest competitor came to beat iPad.

Posted on May 15, 2010 at 3:34 AM  

@Arafat, there are so many cool apps friend.

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