Monday morning Viewsonic revealed to the world its latest dual operating system tablet that was showcased at Computex earlier this year.
ViewPad 10Pro is one of the first tablet powered by the new 1.5Ghz Intel®Atom™ Z670 (Oak Trail) processor and with a dual boot choice, bringing Windows and Android in a single device.
“We listened to our customers. We made the ViewPad 10pro dual OS interface as quick and intuitive as possible, while partnering with industry CPU leader Intel to deliver the latest in design and innovation across all fronts,” said vice president of business development @ViewSonic, Michael Holstein in a quick statement.
ViewSonic ViewPad 10Pro Tablet Specs:
- OS: Windows 7 Pro/Android 2.2
- Processor: 1.5GHz Intel Oak Trail Z670 processor
- HSPA+ Data
- Display: 10-inch multitouch display
- Video Player/Recorder
- 2GB RAM
- 32GB storage
- Integrated Apps
- Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, HDMI, micro USB port enabled
- Battery: ViewSonic reckon
- Battery life: up to 6 hours
- Weight: 380 gram
ViewSonic Brings Dual OS Intel Atom Processor-Based Tablet to Market
ViewPad® 10pro Delivers the Best of Both Worlds in a 10.1″ Tablet, Offering a True Dual Windows® and AndroidTM OS Experience
WALNUT, CA–(Marketwire – Aug 15, 2011) – ViewSonic Corp., a leading global provider of computing, consumer electronics and communications solutions, today announced its latest 10.1″ Windows® and Google Android™ dual OS tablet — the ViewPad 10pro.
The ViewPad 10pro is one of the first tablet solutions to be powered by the new 1.5GHz Intel®Atom™ processor Z670. Designed specifically for tablets, this new CPU minimizes power consumption, while enabling smaller and thinner product designs. Partnered with a 1024×600 capacitive multi-touch panel, ViewPad 10pro users can enjoy impressive Full HD 1080p video playback, fast Internet browsing and longer battery life, without sacrificing on performance. Paired with 2GB of integrated memory, the ViewPad 10pro is the optimal mobile computing powerhouse.
“We listened to our customers. We made the ViewPad 10pro dual OS interface as quick and intuitive as possible, while partnering with industry CPU leader Intel to deliver the latest in design and innovation across all fronts,” said Michael Holstein, vice president of business development, ViewSonic.
Tailored for business users, the ViewPad 10pro makes it even easier to enjoy a dual OS experience within a single tablet. Android 2.3 runs as an application on top of the Windows 7 operating system so users need to simply tap on the Android icon to make a seamless switch between business productivity and ultimate entertainment. Throw in the built-in Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR, an HDMI out for content sharing, a 1.3 megapixel built-in front camera and a high capacity battery for up to 8 hours of battery life, and you get the ViewPad 10pro — a fully optimized, true dual OS tablet to keep users connected.
“The new Intel Atom processor-based tablet from ViewSonic is a cool, and distinguished product that brings a personalized and flexible experience,” said Bill Kircos, general manager of marketing for Intel’s Netbook and Tablet Group. “Our Intel platform supports multiple operating systems, and this tablet shows how consumers can move between Windows and Android experiences in a way that offers rich graphics, high-definition audio, easy Internet browsing and longer battery life in a slick form factor.”
To ensure the ViewPad 10pro grows with each person’s individual needs, the device offers expandable storage options via a micro SD card slot for up to 32GB of additional space. The dual OS ViewPad 10pro is available in two configurations — with Windows 7 Professional (with a 32GB SSD hard drive) and Android 2.3 for an ESP of $699, or with Windows 7 Home Premium (with a 16GB SSD hard drive) and Android 2.3 for an ESP of $599. A custom docking station accessory is also available for an ESP of $59. Both tablet configurations will be widely available in late August, with limited numbers currently available.
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