ViewPad 10 from ViewSonic Now Available

ViewSonic has announced the ViewPad 10 is now available to purchase. The ViewPad 10 is a dual-boot tablet that runs both the Windows 7 and Google Android operating system. The benefits of this mean that the user can use one for entertainment while the other for business.

Powering the ViewPad 10 is an Intel Atom processor that is clocked at 1.66GHz. 2GB of memory is built in. The screen measures 10.1 inches and has a resolution of 1024 x 600 pixels and if backlit by LED. Multitouch is also enabled on the device.

The reasons for dual-booting the device are that the tablet can be instantly booted in to Android for times when you need to check email, play a game or browse the web. When you need it for business then Word, Excel and other popular software is installed allowing you to still check spreadsheets when needed for example.

The downside is that Android on this tablet is an older version at 1.6. Windows on the other hand, gives you an option of either Windows 7 Home Premium or Windows 7 Professional, either of which is selected at purchase. The Home Premium version is installed on the 16GB SSD model and the latter has a 32GB SSD. Price wise, $599 for the 16GB and $679 for the 32GB model.

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