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ViewSonic delivers dual-boot 10.1 ViewPad 10 tablet

updated 05:00 am EST, Tue March 8, 2011

ViewPad 10 boots Windows 7 and Android 1.6

ViewSonic has delivered the ViewPad 10, a dual-boot 10.1-inch tablet solution that runs both Android and Windows 7. The device centers on a large capacitive touchscreen display with a 1024x600 resolution with an LED backlight. An Intel Atom 1.66Ghz single-core processor paired with 2GB of DDR3 RAM powers the device.

From a storage standpoint there are two options. The 16GB SSD model runs Windows 7 Home Premium, while 32GB SSD equipped model runs Windows 7 Professional. An integrated SD slot offers up to an additional 32GB of memory. While it runs Android, this is limited to a customized version of Android 1.6.

Wireless connectivity is provided by Wi-Fi 802.11 (b/g/n) and Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR, while a 1.3-megapixel front-facing camera offers a video-conferencing capability.

The ViewSonic 10 with Windows 7 Home Premium and 16GB SSD is retailing for $599 while the 32GB SSD version with Windows 7 Professional is retailing for $679.

by MacNN Staff



  1. Parky

    Joined: Dec 1969


    To expensive

    It is $100 more than a better equiped iPad.

  1. facebook_James

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    Joined: Mar 2011


    I know its just a mockup screenshot...

    but can you imagine trying to hit those tap targets with you finger? UI he**.

  1. facebook_Jon

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    Joined: Mar 2011



    They're using a Mac Office screen shot in that marketing pic. Smart.

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