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Sony Tablet Gets Video-Download Service

10/13/2011 03:13:09 PM Eastern

 Foster City,
Calif. - Sony has added its Video Unlimited Service to the Sony
Tablet S
.

The
service is already available on 2010 and 2011 network-enabled Sony Bravia TVs,
Blu-ray disc players, and Blu-ray-equipped HTiBs as well as on the
PlayStation3, PlayStation Portable, personal computers, and select SonyEricsson
Android smartphones.

For
the Wi-Fi-equipped Tablet S, Video Unlimited is a download service enabling
users to rent or purchases movies and TV show episodes in standard definition.
For PCs and Sony home products, Video Unlimited is a streaming service offering
standard- and high-definition video and some 3D movies.

Video
Unlimited's library consists of more than 40,000 movies and TV episodes from
major studios and distributors, including blockbusters, classic movies, local
language movies.

Rental
prices for SD content on the tablets start at $2.99. Purchase prices start at
$9.99.

 The 16GB version of the Tablet S retailers for
a suggested $499. The 32GB version retails for a suggested $599.