ViewSonic ViewPad tablets now available in the Middle East

By on January 12, 2011
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The ViewPad 7 will be available for AED1,899, and the ViewPad 10 will be available for AED 2,199.

Press release:
ViewSonic, the worldwide leader in visual display technology, today launched 7” and 10” intelligent communicating tablets.  The latest tablet to be launched, Viewsonic’s ViewPad integrates unique and innovative functions and is designed to cater to the work, lifestyle and entertainment needs of consumers.  ViewPad 7 and ViewPad 10 have received wide acclaim across Asia Pacific and Europe, and are now available in the Middle East.

Consolidating the features of a multitude of electronic devices and powered by the latest Google Android 2.2 operating system, the world’s slimmest, multi-touch, all-in-one tablet, ViewPad 7, allows you to surf the Internet and connect with your friends.

“ViewSonic recognized the rapid growth of mobile Internet access and communications demands around the world. That is why we launched the new ViewPad 7 tablet. Powered by the latest certified Google Android 2.2 OS, ViewPad 7 users can access value-added services, such as Google Maps, Voice Search, Gmail, YouTube etc, as well as 3G video call functions, GPS navigation, dual stereo speakers, high-resolution AV entertainment, Documents-to-Go and more,” said Mr. Junaid Gul, Country Manager, Middle East Region.

“The intelligent ViewPad 7 supports high-resolution images and dual stereo speakers, allowing users to enjoy unparalleled visual effects that smartphones cannot offer and a slimmer network experience which other netbooks cannot provide. In this cloud computing era, ViewPad7 wants to bring the idea of personalized, real-time, convenient network connectivity services to new levels.” said Mr. Kai Wang, ViewPad Product Manager of ViewSonic EMEA & Asia Pacific Region

Smart Innovation

Welcome to the next generation of communication, the time you can live your life around the world in a simple and subtle fashion.  In the slim and portable body you will find the most powerful solutions in the world. ViewPad® 7 is everything a Smartphone, computer, game center and an e-book can offer. The ViewPad® 7 helps you get instantly updated with events in the world and lives of the people you care.

Integration of Information and Messages

Carry your office around with style. Featuring 3.5G HSDPA/HSUPA services and certified Google Android OS 2.2 system, the ViewPad® 7 is a smart work centre. You can browse the web and check mails on the go.

Dual Webcams, Front and Back

The ViewPad® 7 features two webcams and with 3rd party VOIP communication software, the closeness and interaction of visual conferences and family moments are maximized. 3.0MP image quality and auto-focus lens allow you to be a professional photographer or a director anytime you feel inspired.

Intuitive Touch Screen Experience

With a 7’’ multi-touch screen, the ViewPad® 7 offers an intuitive and enriching experience. With simple finger movements you can easily get work done; enjoy 3D games, and view pictures and movies in high quality enabled by a dedicated graphic chipset.

Customized Visual and Audio Experience

With a high quality interface and a built-in dual stereo speaker, ViewPad® 7 offers the ultimate mobile viewing environment. Whether it is YouTube videos, blockbuster movies or home-made clips, the ViewPad® 7 delivers high quality entertainment on the go.

Extensive Office Support

Exclusive Documents to Go software package helps you complete daily tasks with Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint and PDF software.

Smart Guide

With built-in GPS/AGPS, ViewPad® 7 via Google Maps help you find the best way to your destination and other places of of interest.

Sharing Your Life and Ideas

ViewPad 7 brings the world closer to you and helps you build an interactive social network, so that you can always find out what’s going on with your friends.

Voice Search

The ViewPad 7 can receive voice commands. Through advanced voice recognition, e-mail addresses, software, documents and web pages can be quickly and precisely accessed.

E-Book reader – the Fast and Convenient Access to Knowledge

The ViewPad 7 is the perfect e-book reader. A multi-touch screen and auto rotation feature enriches the reading experience.

Expandable Memory

ViewPad 7 supports microSD card for maximum 32GB storage. The currently available ViewPad 7 includes 16 GB memory.

The ViewSonic ViewPad 7 will be available in the Middle East by mid-January 2011 across all leading retail outlets, at a recommended retail price of AED1,899.


Specifications

Product Name ViewPad® 7
Processor Qualcomm MSM 7227 600MHz
Network Frequency GSM Quad-band, 850/900/1800/1900, UMTS Band 900/1900/2100
Memory 512MB in built memory, and 16 GB additional memory
Embedded Memory 512MB NAND Flash
Operating System Android 2.2
Display (Resolution) 7″ (800×480) TFT WVGA [Capacitive multi-touch screen]
Expansion Slot 16 GB BUILT IN (Can go up to 32GB)
Camera Module 3 megapixel (back camera) VGA (front camera)
Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR
WIFI 802.11 b/g
3G Wireless Network Support 3.5G HSDPA 7.2Mbps, HSUPA 2Mbps
Display Chip 30fps WVGA/ VGA playback and record.
Output Port 3.5mm earphone jack
GPS GPS / AGPS
Sensor Gravity sensors + electronic compass + Light sensor
Data Transfer Interface Mini USB (USB 2.0)
Battery 3240 mAh (6.5h video playback)
Multimedia playback support formats AAC LC/LTP, AAC+, Enhanced  AAC+, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, MP3, Midi, Ogg, Vorbis, PCM/Wave, JPEG, GIF, BMP, PNG

MPEG4-SP, H.263, H.264, AVC

Document and File Support MS Documents, MS Excel, MS Power Point, PDF, epub
Appearance dimensions (mm) 179 x 110 x 11.5 mm (W)(H)(D)
Weight 375g
Price AED 1,899


Innovative and Productive ViewPad 10

ViewSonic is also proud to launch its ViewPad 10, a 10.1” dual-boot Wi-Fi device that gives user a choice between Windows® 7 Home Premium and Google Android within the same device. With a high performance, high speed Intel Atom N455 processor, integrated 1GB of memory, 16GB SSD hard drive and expandable micro SD slot, the ViewPad10 is ideal for viewing Flash-based content and accessing Microsoft Office programs. It also offers an optimized mobile entertainment experience with Google Android.

Additionally, the 1024×600 LED backlit panel includes a G-sensor and capacitive multi-touch for intuitive navigation across multiple applications. Teamed with a 1.3-megapixel webcam with built-in microphone, the ViewPad10 is great for videoconferencing as well.
The ViewSonicViewPad 10 with dual-boot OS will be available in Middle East by mid-January 2011 across all leading retail outlets, at a recommended retail price of AED 2,199.

Specifications

Product Name ViewPad® 10
Processor Intel® Atom™ Processor N455 (1.66GHz)
Chipset Intel NM10
Dimensions (mm) 275 x 170 x 14.5(WxDxH)
LCD 10.1” W LED BL panel, 1024 x 600, capacitive type, multi-touch screen
Video Intel GFX 200MHz Graphics
Memory 1GB DDR3
SSD 16G
Wireless LAN Support 802.11B/G/N
Expansion MicroSD Card Reader
I/O Ports 1 x Audio Out, 2x USB2.0,1 x DC-In Port, 1x Mini VGA
Audio Codec & Speaker Intel HD Audio, 2 Speaker
Bluetooth/Camera 1.3 megapixel camera / Bluetooth V2.1
Battery & AC Adaptor Li-ion battery, 3200mAh, AC110~240V, 40W
Operating systems Windows 7 Home Premium, Android 1.6
Weight 875g
Price AED 2,199

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Mufaddal Fakhruddin is the Editor for IGN ME and thinks writing in third person about himself in an about me section is weird.

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