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ViewSonic tablet with Tegra 2 launched at $400

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 05 Dec 2010 23:12 User comments (8)

ViewSonic tablet with Tegra 2 launched at $400 ViewSonic has begun shipping their G tablet this week, making it available at retailers like Office Depot.
The price for the tablet is $400, $100 under the price of the cheapest Apple iPad, which offers 16GB of storage and Wi-Fi support.

ViewSonic's G has a 10-inch display with 1024x600 resolution, and runs on a powerful 1GHz Nvidia Tegra 2 SoC.

Additionally, the tablet has 512MB or RAM, a 16GB SSD, a USB 2.0 port, a microSD slot, 802.11n Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 2.1 connectivity and a 1.3MP frontside camera for video conferencing.

On the downside, the tablet has a stated battery life of 8 hours, and weighs 1.55 pounds, slightly heavier thatn the iPad and with an hour worse battery life.

While the tablet runs on Android 2.2 Froyo, it is unclear whether Android Market access is native since ViewSonic has its own "G Tablet Apps Store."

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8 user comments

16.12.2010 7:52
ojalesmark
Unverified new user

is this better than Samsung Galaxy Tab??

26.12.2010 11:33
viruman
Unverified new user

Require Samsung Tablet PC

36.12.2010 17:40

Woohoo, it's a 10" capacitive screen... The capacitive screen on the galaxy is really nice, much better than the resistive screen on some of the lower priced tablets... to find out this has a capacitive as well is quite exciting...

Quick question, does anyone know if the calendar app that is included on the galaxy is avil for this as well? it really is much nicer than the standard android 2.1 calendar.... it's not the standard 2.2 calendar is it?

46.12.2010 22:41

heavy... and very slow, thank god it is dual 1ghz
garbage!



520.12.2010 0:02

Segond's, on i1der!

Heavy as h.e.l.l. It's horrible! My Lenovo notebook is lighter!

619.4.2011 12:58
planeters
Inactive

The


<a href="http://top10tabletpcs.com/viewsonic-tablet-vpad7">Viewsonic tablet pc</a>

might not be as much advertised as the Blackberry, the iPad or the Flyer but if you get your hands on it you will find out it isn't much different from those popular branded tablets. It is a very functional and reliable gadget that will perform almost the same tasks and you will pay less for it.

719.4.2011 13:13

- ARCHOS, Hands down the best
- Lightest
- most powerful 250GB
- 10mm Thickness
- New One With 1.2 GH Dual Processor
- $300.00 Cheap unbeatable per $$$!
- Check, when scheduled available, but should be by June /2011
- Go to: archos.com

819.4.2011 14:11
planeters
Inactive

Originally posted by Joe M:
The <a href="http://top10tabletpcs.com/viewsonic-tablet-vpad7">Viewsonic tablet pc</a> might not be as much advertised as the Blackberry, the iPad or the Flyer but if you get your hands on it you will find out it isn't much different from those popular branded tablets. It is a very functional and reliable gadget that will perform almost the same tasks and you will pay less for it.
Sorry, that didn't come out well, my bad to the webmaster.

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