updated 07:29 pm EDT, Mon October 28, 2013
New 22-inch and 24-inch models boast quad-core processor, Android 4.2
Display manufacturer ViewSonic announced its second-generation smart display today. The 24-inch VSD241 is a self-contained Android 4.2 Jelly Bean-based display with an Nvidia Tegra 3 quad-core processor, designed for executing local Android apps and cloud-based computing.
The VSD241 offers connectivity options, including HDMI for connecting a notebook or tablet, as well as two full-sized USB 2.0 ports, a micro USB and a mini USB, and SD card storage. Network connection options are integrated for instant access and transfers of data, documents and multimedia files, including integrated networking (RJ-45 Ethernet), 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi and Bluetooth support. Paired with VESA mount capabilities and DC power support, the VSD241 is designed for both stand-alone and extended display operation.
The 24-inch VSD241 is now available in North America for $499. A new 22-inch model, the VSD221, will be available in December for $399.