If two heads are indeed better than one, does that cliche also apply to tablet operating systems? In this case we’re talking about the ViewSonic ViewPad 10 tablet unveiledat Computex and runs on both Android on Windows 2011. Sounds Interesting, right?
ViewSonic’s tablet is unique in that it provides instantaneous switching between OS’s without shutting down or turning off the tablet .
Android of course supports simple Web tasks and browsing and Windows 7 supports business and enterprise applications.”
P.S.: ViewSonic is also showing its ViewPad 7x, a 7-inch Honeycomb tablet based on Nvidia’s dual-core Tegra processor. The 7x weighs only 380g and boasts front and back cameras, a capacitive 10-point multi-touch display, an HDMI port, DLNA support and HSPA+ connectivity.
ViewPad 10 Specs and features:
Powered by Intel’s Oak Trail processor, Runs Windows 7 as its primary OS, Loads Bluestacks virtualization software allows Android apps to co-exist within x86 Wintel.
- Type 10.1″ LCD Capacitive multi-touch screen with LED backlight
- Resolution 1024×600
- Brightness 220 cd/m2 (NITS)
- Contrast Ratio 700:1
- Wireless Connectivity Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n), Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR
- DIMENSIONS (WxHxD) Physical 10.8″ x 6.7″ x 0.57″ (WxHxD) (275mm x 170mm x 16.5mm)
- Packaging 12.9″ x 8.8″ x 0.28″ (WxHxD) (326mm x 224mm x 72mm)
- WEIGHT Net 1.93 lb. (0.875 kg), Gross 3.75 lb. (1.7 kg)
- PACKAGE CONTENTS: ViewPad 10, power cord, Quick Start Guide, User Guide, CD System Recovery for Windows Driver, CD System Android Recovery
- WARRANTY: 1-year limited warranty on parts and labor
- CAMERA: 1.3 megapixel camera (front)
- CORE CPU Processor Type: Intel Pine Trail N455 1.66GHz
- Chipset Mobile NM10 Express
- MEMORY: VPAD10_AHUS_05: 2GB DDR3, 16GB SSD VPAD10_APUS_05: 2GB DDR3, 32GB SSD
- INPUT/OUTPUT: 3.5mm audio jack for stereo headset, 2 USB 2.0 ports, mini VGA port, Micro SD card slot
- SENSOR: G-Sensor
- BATTERY: Li-ion, 3200mah
- Life 4 hrs (approx)
- Operating System: Dual OS VPAD10_AHUS_05: Windows 7 Home Premium (2GB DDR3, 16GB SSD) with Android 1.6* or VPAD10_APUS_05: Windows 7 Professional (2GB DDR3, 32GB SSD) with Android 1.6* *Must access Flash through Windows OS. Upgradable to Android 2.2
We cannot issue a verdict at this early point without getting hands-on, however this new ViewSonic tablet seems at first glance to becompelling and powerful in both hardware and software, and it may even be optimal for business and enterprise users who desire a tablet device for both entertainment and professional uses”