Enterprise Mobility: ViewSonic Android Tablets Include ViewPad 7, ViewPad 10 with Windows 7

 
 
By Clint Boulton  |  Posted 2010-11-03
 
 
 

ViewSonic Android Tablets Include ViewPad 7, ViewPad 10 with Windows 7

by Clint Boulton

ViewSonic Android Tablets Include ViewPad 7, ViewPad 10 with Windows 7

ViewPad 7

Here is a first look at the device that will challenge the Galaxy Tab and media tablets from Archos and others. "With access to the universe of Android apps, our new ViewPads are perfectly suited for enjoying digital entertainment and social media," claimed ViewSonic.

ViewPad 7

Surf the Web

The Android 2.2-based ViewPad 7 sports 3.5G data technology in a lightweight form factor, enabling instant messaging and VOIP in addition to basic Web browsing.

Surf the Web

Gaming

The 800-by-480 WVGA LCD screen makes it just fine for gaming, certainly better than on your average 3.5-inch smartphone screen.

Gaming

Other Perks

ViewPad supports 802.11b/g and Bluetooth connectivity, 512MB of memory, and up to 32GB of storage capacity via the microSD card slot. Battery life is 10 hours. Plus it's super thin.

Other Perks

Cameras

The ViewPad 7 enables video calling with a 3-megapixel camera in the rear and a 0.3-megapixel camera in the front.

Cameras

ViewPad 10

ViewPad 10 sports a 10.1-inch, 1,024-by-600 LED backlit screen, sporting a G-sensor and capacitive multitouch.

ViewPad 10

Dual Boot Option

What's interesting about this device is users can choose between Android 1.6 and Windows 7 Home Premium within the same device.

Dual Boot Option

Processor

ViewPad 10 is fast. We've become accustomed to 1GHz chips in high-end smartphones. This tablet leverages the type of processor a user would see in a laptop or netbook, the Intel Atom 1.66GHz processor.

Processor

Memory

There is 1GB of memory, a 16GB SSD storage drive and expandable microSD slot. ViewSonic said this makes the gadget primed to view Flash-based content and Office programs in addition to mobile apps via Android.

Memory

Webcam

A 1.3-megapixel Webcam with built-in microphone will enable video conferencing.

Webcam

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