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ViewSonic ViewPad 10pi Dual-Boot Tablet Shipping this Month

Discussion in 'News' started by Cristian_25H, Jan 11, 2012.

  1. Cristian_25H

    Cristian_25H News Poster

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    In addition to a few new Android tablets, at this year's CES ViewSonic also unveiled a fresh dual-boot Windows/Android tablet PC which is set to hit North American stores before the end of this month, the ViewPad 10pi. This quite bulky (266 x 13.5 x 180 mm) tablet is pre-loaded with Windows 7 Professional and Android 2.3 (Gingerbread), has a 10.1-inch (1280 x 800) IPS touchscreen, and is powered by a 1.5 GHz Atom Z670 processor.

    ViewSonic's device also features 2 GB of RAM, a 64 GB SSD, a 3.2-megapixel rear-facing camera, a 1.2MP front camera, 802.11 b/g/n WiFi, an SD card slot, two USB 2.0 ports, and a 2890 mAh battery enabling up to 4 hours of operation per charge. The ViewPad 10pi is expected to sell for $849.

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    Like the idea of dual boot! 2 gb ram is good too,
     
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    3 letters: OMG! That thing is a beast when considering tablets. Hey maybe I should have waited to pick up that Kindle Fire.....
     
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    Awesome, I hope we see more of these... HDMI out would be the icing on the cake, and USB 3.0 for faster storage and media use (hook up to TV)
     
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    "up to 4 hours per charge" is vomit worthy though... That means always less than 4 hours, nevermind if you are doing anything like watching a video.
     
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    True dat. And saying it's a 2890 mAh battery doesn't mean anything without voltage (12v or 5v?). Love the idea though.
     
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    850 bucks ....... WTF!!!!! :eek:
     
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    699$ would have been better. But on top of that it is Viewsonic and Android 2.3... No thank you :/

    I'll wait for an ASUS Transfer-esque table that dualboots ICS and windows 8, now THAT will be awesome. But even Android 3 and Windows 7 would have been fine, ICS and windows 7 would have been great. At that price I wouldn't expect any less than ICS
     
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    According to ViewSonic's website the tablet has a 10.8V/2890mAh, 32Wh battery.
     
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    Seriously, why are they wasting their time on Gingerbread when the ICS source code has been out for about two months now, and CM9 is coming soon?
     
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    Almost double the price of iPad 2 at double weight and tripple short battery life, I would say tripple double no go.
     
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    I've owned a Viewpad7, as far as android tablets go, it sucked. really wish viewsonic would either release a good tablet or not at all. these half ass attempts are pointless. especially at $850. FAIL!
     
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    I came in to bash viewsonic but you beat me to it :toast:
    I bought one Tegra 2 10S viewsonic, and it was the absolutely worst, gutless, atrocious tablet with an unusable (viewing and touch) screen I have ever seen on any product in my life. heck, even a first gen apple Newton has a better screen then it had. never ever ever again veiwsonic, your tablets are atrocious.
     
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    Frick Fishfaced Nincompoop

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    I understand that previous bad experiences afflicts ones view of something, but this is a new product. Old stuff is not really an indication on what the new one will be like. Me I think it looks good, but I guess only time and reviews will tell.
     
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    I'd buy this over an iPad anyday

    iPads are way too limited IMO. I prefer standard Android tablets by far. Plus iPads are a rip-off price/perf.
     

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