Sep 4, 2010

ViewSonic announces ViewPad 7 with 3G Phone Functionality

ViewSonic has officially announced its Android tablet, The ViewPad 7 includes 3G phone functionality with it’s built in GSM/3G modem. The ViewPad 7 is powered by Android 2.2 OS and it is a world’s first 7″ Android 2.2 (Froyo). ViewSonic will be bringing the Viewpad 7 along to IFA 2010 this week.

The ViewPad 7 features 7-inch capacitive touchscreen LED display(800×480), 600MHz Snapdragon processor, Android 2.2 OS, 3MP rear camera, 3MP VGA front camera, Wi-Fi, 3G along with GPS, USB, Bluetooth 2.1. ViewPAd7 comes with up to 32GB storage with microSD card support.

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The Viewpad 7 also sports advanced features including Assisted GPS and an office document reader, along with the capability for hand-written note taking.

The ViewPad 7 has a built-in accelerometer and also comes with assisted GPS, having a standard-size SIM slot along side a micro SD slot. Its battery is said to be good for about six or seven hours of use between charges.

Technical Specifications of ViewPad 7

Display
Type Capacitive LED touchscreen
Size 7.0”(177.8mm)
Pixels 800×480 pixels
Input/ User Interface
Input Built-in Accelerometer
System Properties
Operating System Latest Android 2.2 aka Froyo
Processor 600MHz Snapdragon processor
Memory Storage
Memory micro SD card up to 32GB
Connectivity
Bluetooth & USB Bluetooth 2.1 with EDR & High Speed USB 2.0
3G Yes
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11b/g
GPS A-GPS
Modem GSM/3G modem
Other Features SIM card slot
VoIP internet calling
Video call on the move
G-sensor
Handwriting recognition
Document reader.
Colour Availability Black

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The ViewPad 7 features an easy to use familiar interface with a G-sensor that reorients the screen depending on how the device is held and access to the Google Android app store featuring over 100,000 applications. It also features an e-book reader, when combined with the crystal clear LED screen, makes the ViewPad 7 an invaluable travelling companion.

Price & Availability

The release date of The ViewSonic ViewPad 7 has not announced yet and it expected cost to be around £350 ($541). Keep watching this space for further updates.

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