Viewsonic Launches Android Based Tablets Entitled Viewpads

Viewsonic launched a range of 7 inch and 10 inch Android based tablets, aptly called ViewPad 7 and ViewPad 10.

The ViewPad 7 (top left) and ViewPad 10 (bottom right)

The Android 2.2 ViewPad 7 combines a powerful processor with 3.5G capable data technology in a 7” form factor with an 800x480 WVGA LCD screen. It also has Android Google Mobile Services (GMS). It comes with wireless 802.11 b/g and Bluetooth connectivity which allows it to support instant messaging, VoIP, and web browsing and USB connectivity functions. The ViewPad 7 features 2 built-in cameras: a 3-megapixel, auto focus camera in the rear and a 0.3 megapixel camera in the front. In addition to the integrated 512MB of memory, the ViewPad 7 offers up to an additional 32GB of storage capacity via the micro SD card slot, along with battery life of up to 10 hours. The ViewPad 7 will be available in late Q4 2010 for an ESP of $479.

The ViewPad 10 gives users a choice between using Windows Home Premium and Android 1.6.The device comes with Intel Atom 1.66GHz processor, integrated 1GB of memory, 16GB SSD hard drive and expandable micro SD slot. Its 1024x600 LED backlit panel includes a G-sensor and capacitive multi-touch. The device also comes with a 1.3-megapixel webcam with built-in microphone. The ViewPad 10 with dual-boot OS will be available in Q1 2011 for an ESP of $629.

Published Date: Nov 03, 2010 01:47 pm | Updated Date: Nov 03, 2010 01:47 pm