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ViewSonic's ViewPad to be in Australia in January 2011

ViewSonic to unleash the ViewPad in Australia in January 2011

| Mobile Devices News | Posted: Dec 1, 2010 4:50 am

ViewSonic have announced it will it's upcoming ViewPad will reach Australian shores in January 2011. The device comes in two sizes, 7 and 10-inch will obviously be up against Telstra's T-Touch Tab, Samsung Galaxy Tab and the ever-so-popular Apple iPad.

 

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The ViewPad includes an 800x480 screen, two cameras (a 3-megapixel rear camera and VGA-quality front camera), Bluetooth and of course WiFi, thrown in is also in-built GPS. To show the iPad up, it includes MiniUSB and a MicroSD slot built into the ViewPad - it will be powered by Google's Android 2.2 operating system.

 

As for pricing, the 7-inch model will come in at $699 with the 10-inch not much more at $799. The 10-inch ViewPad has a feature that the 7-inch is missing which is the ability to dual boot it's Android OS with Windows 7 Home Premium. This unlocks endless possibilities and combinations of use amongst a much broader user-base.

 

Onto Apps - ViewSonic have confirmed that the Android Market will be fine on both the 7 and 10-inch ViewPad's with over 100, 000 apps available to future ViewPad owners. The ViewPad will come with Documents to Go pre-installed which allows the user to edit and view Office documents within Android - it will also feature Aldiko which lets users read e-books.

 

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