ViewSonic has just confirmed that its ViewPad 7e, a low cost tablet running Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) is scheduled to become available in North America at the start of next week - ie. the end of this month. This is about when it's due to hit the European market as well.
This 7-inch (800 x 600) tablet will come in at just $200 USD, sporting ViewSonic's ViewScene 3D interface with both finger and stylus input supported. It's powered by a Cortex-A8 single-core chip @ 1GHz with 512MB of RAM and has 4GB of internal storage, a microSD card slot, 802.11b/g/n WiFi, Bluetooth, a G-sensor, ambient light sensor, 3 megapixel rear-facing camera, front facing VGA camera, 1xUSB 2.0 port and a mini HDMI output.
"Our ViewPad tablet line offers a robust assortment of solutions designed to meet every individual's mobile computing needs - spanning from business to entertainment," said Michael Holstein, vice president of business development, ViewSonic. "The ViewPad 7e extends our quality commitment to consumers that want an excellent mobile multimedia experience, at a very aggressive price point."