After getting its first unveiling last January at CES 2011, the dual-boot capable ViewSonic ViewPad 10 is now available to US customers. Despite the tremendous media hype surrounding Apple’s iPad 2 launch, ViewSonic is optimistic about the viability of the ViewPad 10. Interested parties may check it out at this Amazon details page – ViewSonic ViewPad10 10.1-Inch Dual Boot Tablet Supports Windows Home Premium and Android OS with Wi Fi/Bluetooth (Black).
Amazon is selling limited stocks of the ViewPad 10 16GB model for $599.00 with a free bundled Windows 7 Home Premium. Other online shops are selling 32GB version of the ViewPad10 for $679. The ViewSonic ViewPad 10 is definitely a great buy because of the dual-booting feature. It is the ultimate laptop or desktop replacement thanks to the bundled Windows 7 operating system!
ViewSonic is gearing the ViewPad 10 as the ideal tool for both business productivity and personal entertainment purposes. You can do your usual office works with the familiar Microsoft Office programs. The Windows 7 OS on this tablet is highly optimized for multi-touch operation. You use your fingers as your pointing mouse and the huge display means, typing on the virtual keyboard is a breeze.
While Android now dominates the tablet market, this open source OS is still isn’t compatible with NetFlix. On most other tablets like the Galaxy Tab, you won’t be able to enjoy NetFlix’s service. Fortunately, the ViewPad 10 offers the perfect solution – just switch the OS to Windows 7!
Here are the ViewSonic ViewPad 10 Dual-Boot Tablet PC Features and Technical Specs
- 10.1-inch Multi-touch (1024×600 resolution) LED Back-lit LCD display
- Google Android 1.6 OS & Windows 7 Home Premium/Professional
- 1.66GHz Intel Atom N455 CPU
- 2 GB of DDR3 RAM
- 16GB or 32GB SSD storage
- MicroSD expansion slot
- Wi Fi 802.11b/g/n & Bluetooth 2.1 with EDR
- 1.3 MP front-facing camera
- 2 USB 2.0
- mini-VGA output for external display
- 1x Microphone and 1x Audio out (headphone)