Printed from http://www.electronista.com

ViewSonic confirms ViewPad 7 tablet with phone features

updated 09:50 am EDT, Tue August 31, 2010

ViewPad 7 confirmed, to get phone functionality

Ahead of an official unveiling at the IFA expo due to kick off this Friday, ViewSonic has confirmed its 7-inch Android tablet, the ViewPad 7. It will have phone functionality as well, making it the largest phone tablet out there, beating out the five-inch Dell Streak. Users can access the web thanks to a 3G connection in addition to making voice calls, or sending text and MMS messages.

The ViewPad 7 has a full-sized SIM card slot, enhancing the possibility of it being subsidized by a carrier. The device will ship with Android 2.2 and has both a front-facing VGA camera for VoIP video calls and a rear-facing three-megapixel camera. Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and GPS are onboard as well, along with a USB port and a microSD memory card.

Preloaded software will allow for creating and editing office documents, hand-writing notes and reading e-books.

The ViewPad 7 is due to reach stores in October in the UK at a minimum, priced at the equivalent of about $540 contract-free. [via Pocket-Lint]






By Electronista Staff
toggle

Comments

  1. viewpadtablet

    Banned

    Joined: Sep 2010

    -1

    I Hope

    I hope the sonic viewpad tablet give the ipad a run for its money...something the dell streak failed to do. Looking at the Viewpad Tablet 7 it looks like it's better designed than the ipad or dell streak

Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.

toggle

Network Headlines

toggle

Most Popular

Sponsor

Recent Reviews

Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 2030 projector

With high-definition televisions now the standard, 4K televisions becoming the next big thing, and plasma TVs going the way of the din ...

Life n Soul 8 Driver Bluetooth headphones

When it comes to music on the go, consumers generally have some options to consider when looking for the best experience. While Blueto ...

Tesoro Tizona G2N Elite gaming keyboard

The market for gaming keyboards is getting crowded, starting off with some fairly simple keyboards and diverging into the land of modu ...

Sponsor

toggle

Most Commented

 
toggle

Popular News