Sony’ personal content station, which was briefly showcased at the recently concluded CES 2013 is set to be launched on April 30th in Japan.
The station uses NFC for pairing with Android phones and tablets and has an app for managing the backups over WiFi. Sony’s content station also supports non-NFC devices like iPhone and Sony WiFi camera, which can be paired using WiFi only. Alternatively, you can send the data using an SD card or USB cable.
Sony’s Personal station has the ability to create mobile friendly MP4 versions from the stored AVCHD files, with its built-in video transcoder. The device also has an HDMI port TV-out fucntionality. Sony’s bowl shaped sleek device is priced at $299 and comes with a 1TB HDD.