ViewSonic reveals 24-inch V3D245 3D monitor

Posted in 3D by Conner Flynn on August 1st, 2011

Haven’t gone 3D yet. You are far from the only one. But if you want to get your 3D on, ViewSonic is offering this 24-inch V3D245 monitor. It features a 1080p LED-backlit panel, an NVIDIA 3D Vision wireless emitter and a pair of 3D Vision glasses.

Other features include a 120Hz refresh rate, two millisecond response time, HDMI 1.4 socket and 300 nits of brightness. There’s also a three-year limited warranty. It will cost you $499 later this month.

Amazon Sells ViewSonic ViewBook VB730 7-inch Tablet

Posted in Tablet PC by Conner Flynn on July 17th, 2011

Amazon is now selling the ViewSonic ViewBook VB730 for just $230. The device features a 1GHz ARM Cortex-A8 processor with 512MB of RAM, an HDMI port with 1080p playback and a stylus for input.

That’s not all. The new Android Froyo tablet also features a 7-inch (800×400) touchscreen display, 8GB of storage space, a built-in microSD card slot for storage expansion and a front-facing camera for your video chat needs.

Viewsonic ships 7-inch ViewBook VB730 tablet for $230

Posted in Viewsonic by Conner Flynn on July 14th, 2011

Viewsonic’s ViewBook VB730 is now in stock at Amazon for $229.99. That price gets you a 7-inch slate with Bluetooth 2.1+EDR, WiFi, a 1GHz ARM Cortex-A8 processor, 512MB of RAM, 8GB of internal storage space, a microSD card slot and an 800 x 480 screen resolution.

Just realize that you won’t be getting Android 3.2. Instead, you will get Froyo. What did you expect for that low price? Still, that’s not bad, all things considered for these specs.

7-inch ViewSonic 7x Honeycomb tablet to ship in Japan in August

Posted in Tablet PC by Conner Flynn on July 5th, 2011

For awhile there it looked like the MediaPad would be the first 7″ Honeycomb tablet to be released later this year, but now Acer and ViewSonic both have their own tablets on the way: the Acer Iconia Tab A100 and the ViewSonic 7x. We now know that the 7x will arrive in mid-August, while the A100 is unknown.

Some specs include a 7-inch 1024 x 600 display with Gorilla Glass, Android 3.1, Nvidia Tegra 2 chip, 1GB of RAM, 8GB of flash storage, 2MP front / 5MP front (+flash) cameras, 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 2.1+EDR, 1600mAh battery, micro USB 2.0, microSD card slot, mini HDMI, and GPS / A-GPS.

ViewSonic ViewPad 7 Android Tablet On Sale For $279.99

Posted in Viewsonic by Conner Flynn on June 23rd, 2011

Looking for a good deal on a tablet are you? TigerDirect is offering the ViewSonic ViewPad 7 Android tablet for only $279.99. The normal price is $449.99, so you can save up to $170. Count us in.

This device features a 7-inch 800 x 480 capacitive touchscreen display, a 600MHz Qualcomm MSM7227 processor, 512MB RAM, 512MB of flash memory, a full-sized SIM card slot, a microSD card slot (up to 32GB), a 3.0-megapixel rear-facing camera, a front-facing VGA camera for video calling, a G-sensor, A-GPS, 3G, WiFi, Bluetooth and Android 2.2 Froyo.

ViewSonic ViewBook 730 tablet

Posted in Tablet PC by Conner Flynn on June 6th, 2011

ViewSonic is getting ready to release the ViewSonic ViewBook 730. The 7″ tablet will retail for just $249 and for that low price you get 1080p video playback thanks to an HDMI connection, and video chatting and conference calling via its front VGA camera. That price is nice and affordable.

The ViewBook 730 will also feature Amazon Appstore integration. Other specs include a high-resolution 800 x 480 LED backlit display, a stylus, RiteTouch technology, an ARM Cortex-A8 1Ghz processor, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. You can’t argue with all you get for that price. But what about battery life? That will be the deciding factor.

ViewSonic 24-inch V3D245wm-LED Monitor With Built-in 3D Emitter

Posted in Viewsonic by Conner Flynn on May 31st, 2011

The ViewSonic V3D245wm-LED is a 24-inch smart monitor that features a built-in 3D emitter, a 20,000,000:1 maximum contrast ratio for amazing color accuracy and high level picture details. The ViewSonic V3D245wm-LED also boasts an ultra-fast 2ms response time, 16:9 widescreen, Full HD 1080P, a built-in SRS Premium Sound and a scanning rate at 120Hz.

It also supports the HDMI 1.4 input and fully supports current mainstream 3D devices. This is a powerful monitor from Viewsonic.

ViewSonic ViewPad 7x Honeycomb Tablet

Posted in Viewsonic by Conner Flynn on May 30th, 2011

ViewSonic has unveiled the ViewPad 7x, the world’s first 7-inch HoneyComb tablet. The device weighs just 380 grams and supports the fastest-ever HSPA+. The ViewPad 7x also features a dual-core nVidia processor, a rear camera and a front camera for video conferencing.

The LED display is capacitive 10-point multi-touch, which offers more possibilities than standard screen offerings. Other specs include an HDMI port, DLNA support and SRW TruMedia. Sounds pretty good.

ViewSonic ViewPad 7x: First 7-inch Honeycomb tablet

Posted in Tablet PC by Conner Flynn on May 12th, 2011

Viewsonic, according to some sources is ready to launch the Viewsonic ViewPad 7x, a new Android tablet that will outdo their current 7-inch model the ViewPad 7, but not replace it. The tablet will run Google’s tablet OS Honeycomb, and be the first of it’s size to do so.

Other features of the ViewSonic ViewPad 7x include an Nvidia Tegra 2 chip, two cameras front and back, HSPA+, DLNA and HDMI support for sharing media with your TV. It should be hitting stores in June.

Viewsonic ViewPad 10 Gets Android 2.2 Froyo

Posted in Tablet PC by Conner Flynn on May 3rd, 2011

Good news for Viewsonic ViewPad 10 owners. The ViewPad 10 is finally being upgraded from Android 1.6 to Android 2.2. That should make current users happy and also attract new buyers. The Viewsonic ViewPad boasts a 10.1 inch display with a 1024 x 600 pixel resolution, and comes with a 1.66GHz Intel Atom processor and 2GB of RAM.

There are two different models available for your consideration, a 16GB version which comes with Windows 7 Home Premium and Android 2.2 or a 32GB version that has Windows 7 professional and Android 2.2. Choose wisely.

ViewSonic’s Android/Windows 7 ViewPad 10 tablet now shipping

Posted in Tablet PC by Reuben Drake on March 8th, 2011

It took awhile, but ViewSonic’s dual-booting ViewPad 10 is finally coming to America. The dual booting Android 1.6 + Windows 7 tablet features a 10.1-inch touchpanel (1024 x 600), 1.66GHz Atom CPU, 2GB of RAM, Bluetooth 2.1, 802.11b/g/n WiFi, and a 1.3 megapixel front-facing camera.

There’s also a microSD slot and a copy of Windows Home 7 Premium (with a 16GB SSD) or Windows 7 Professional (with a 32GB SSD). It will cost you $599 and $679. That’s too bad about the ancient version of Android on board.

Viewsonic ViewPad 4 Android tablet/phone

Posted in Tablet PC by Conner Flynn on January 7th, 2011

Is it a tablet or a phone? Both. At CES Viewsonic has unveiled its 4-inch Android 2.2 phone, which is an obvious competitor to the Dell Streak. The phone looks like a tablet more than a phone, but it does include calling features.

Whether you call it a phone or a tablet, $549 will get a device with a 4.1-inch display, 1GHz Qualcomm processor, web browser, Swype input, 5-megapixel rear-facing camera and a 3-megapixel front-facing camera. It’s a tabphone. Wait, it’s a Phablet!

ViewSonic gTablet pulled due to flaws

Posted in Tablet PC by Conner Flynn on December 19th, 2010

Google and NVIDIA together faced their second setback together as a leak on Saturday revealed that Staples was pulling the ViewSonic gTablet from store shelves. The tablet is being pulled due to a “manufacturing defect” and its display area has been removed entirely.

Right now there’s no indication that the gTablet will ever return, and customers who are seeing this week’s flyer will be told that there’s no equivalent replacement. Also, neither Staples or Viewsonic has explained what the mystery flaw is or whether the gTablet would return later fixed.

ViewSonic G-Tablet now available

Posted in Tablet PC by Conner Flynn on December 14th, 2010

Viewsonic has yet another tablet offering in the G-Tablet and Amazon has started selling the ViewSonic G-Tablet for $399.99. The device is powered by Google Android 2.2 and features the Tegra 2 platform with a 1Ghz dual-core Cortex A9 CPU, nVidia GeForce graphics, dedicated 1080p video playback processor, 512MB DDR2 RAM, 16GB of internal Flash-based storage, a 1024 x 600 LED backlight capacitive multitouch screen, 802.11n Wi-Fi and Bluetooth.

There’s also a front facing 1.3MP webcam and a 3650mAh Li-ion polymer battery good for up to 8 – 10 hours of battery life. Other specs include a built-in accelerometer, a micro SD card slot for storage expansion, USB 2.0 ports, stereo speakers and a 3.5mm audio jack. Those are decent specs for the price.

ViewSonic ViewPad 7 Android Tablet now available in the US

Posted in Tablet PC by Conner Flynn on December 12th, 2010

ViewSonic’s brand new Android tablet, the ViewPad 7, is now available for purchase in the good old US of A via EXCaliberPC.com. This tablet will cost you $479.

You might remember that the ViewPad 7 offers a 7-inch 800 x 480 capacitive touchscreen display, a 600MHz Qualcomm MSM7227 processor, 512MB RAM, 512MB of flash memory, a full-sized SIM card slot, a microSD card slot (up to 32GB), a back-facing 3-megapixel camera, a front-facing VGA camera for video calling, a G-sensor, A-GPS, 3G, WiFi, Bluetooth and it all runs on Android 2.2 Froyo.