“Sony Corp said it has halted sales of its Xperia tablet PCs, a month after its launch, after discovering gaps between the screen and the case that make some of the machines susceptible to water damage,” Tim Kelly reports for Reuters.

“Sony began selling its latest Android tablet on September 7 in the United States followed by launches in Japan, Europe and elsewhere,” Kelly reports. “So far it has shipped around 100,000 of the devices. The company said it will fix any of the tablets sold and expects the cost of the recall to have no significant impact on earnings.”

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MacDailyNews Take: It took Sony a month to stuff the channel with a whole 100,000 units? Sony’s entire concept is defective. People don’t want pretend iPads, they want real iPads. Sony learned nothing after being repeatedly run over by the iPod behemoth.