ViewSonic Corporation, which has its headquarters in California, is a company that specializes in high quality consumer electronic products and enterprise solutions. Their ViewSonic range of products include all-in-one PCs, digital photo frames, digital signage, projectors, cameras, camcorders, home theater projectors, camcorder projectors, HDTVs, and of course the all new range of 7-inch and 10-inch tablets.
ViewSonic made waves in the US market, with their introduction and immediate availability of the ViewPad 10, a 10.1-inch slate with unique features, namely, the Android 2.2 Froyo OS as well as the Windows 7 OS. The tablet is powered by the 1.6 GHz dual core Atom processor and has 2 GB RAM.
ViewPad 10 has a 10.1-inch LCD backlit capacitive multi-touch display with a resolution of 1024 x 600 pixels. The dual boot feature sets this tablet way apart from many a products on display at the MWC 2011. The superior design of the product allows viewing of Flash based content and even Office programs. The Android part more than features the best of mobile entertainment.
The basic unit comes with Windows 7 Home Premium OS and can be upgraded to the Windows 7 Professional OS. Adobe Reader, Adobe Flash Player, WinRar and a host of other applications, make the ViewPad 10 a good offering from the company. The Google Android platform, with its multi-tasking capabilities, allows seamless surfing of the web, chatting, e-mailing, and even sharing photos. The ALDIKO eBook resource is a useful tool in learning and even reading.
The Mini BGA ports, microphones, headphones and USB ports, along with the built-in Wi-Fi features, make connectivity a pleasure. The integrated 16 GB memory and additional 32 GB Micro SD Slot support are formidable.
The product has been well priced, ranging from $599 to $679, with a range of offerings bringing about a change in the price bands. This new concept of offering a dual boot system with both operating systems makes for efficient business productivity, as also, a good entertainment resource.