Viewsonic archive

  • ViewSonic ViewPad 7e pictures and hands-on
    Tablets

    ViewSonic ViewPad 7e pictures and hands-on

    By 5 September 2011

    We knew that ViewSonic was going to pull the covers off another 7-inch tablet at IFA 2011 and that it was going to be a budget device. Markedly different from their slick ViewPad 7x, the 7e is fairly chunky, features a resistive display and runs Gingerbread,...

  • ViewSonic details ViewPad 10Pro and ViewPad 7e in IFA memo
    Tablets

    ViewSonic details ViewPad 10Pro and ViewPad 7e in IFA memo

    By 25 August 2011

    ViewSonic has sent round details of what it will be showing off in Berlin at IFA 2011 and, hidden amongst a number of devices we'd heard of already, was the ViewSonic ViewPad 7e. The 7e is described as "amazing value". That's right - it's a budget tab....

  • ViewSonic ViewPad 7x   review
    Tablets 4 out of 5

    ViewSonic ViewPad 7x review

    By 23 August 2011

    ViewSonic said they would touchdown early with a 7-inch tablet and here we have it. The ViewSonic ViewPad 7x joins a market that already seems saturated. But has the age of the 10-inch tablet passed? At 7-inches we pass into new territory, a type of device...

  • Viewsonic enters the third dimension with new 24-inch monitor
    Gaming

    Viewsonic enters the third dimension with new 24-inch monitor

    By 18 August 2011

    3D gaming on the PC continues to get easier, with screens now regularly shipping with Nvidia's clever 3D Vision tech built in.  Viewsonic is the latest to join in the third dimensional fun with a potent 120Hz, 1080p, 24 inch display. Also thrown in for...

  • Cheap (looking) ViewSonic ViewBook 730 announced
    Tablets

    Cheap (looking) ViewSonic ViewBook 730 announced

    By 7 June 2011

    Fresh from announcing the world's first 7-inch Honeycomb device - the ViewPad 7x - ViewSonic has looked to an older version of Android (2.2), for a foray into the cheaper end of the tablet spectrum with the ViewBook 730. The 730, like the 7x, is a 7-inch...

  • ViewSonic ViewPad 7x hands-on
    Tablets

    ViewSonic ViewPad 7x hands-on

    By 1 June 2011

    Yesterday, the Internet was awash with pictures of the ViewSonic ViewPad 7x, but as that specific model was a pre-production unit held together with sticky tape, Blu-tack and the tears of a baby unicorn. It seemed as if that was as good as it would get...

  • Viewsonic V350 dual-SIM phone design changed, we go hands-on
    Phones

    Viewsonic V350 dual-SIM phone design changed, we go hands-on

    By 30 May 2011

    We’ve already had our hands on the dual-SIM touting Viewsonic V350 smartphone back at Mobile World Congress in February, but gosh a lot’s happened since then. Going back to the drawing board, presumably because it wasn’t happy with the first design, Viewsonic has...

  • ViewSonic ViewPad 7x confirmed, ViewPad 10Pro debuted
    Tablets

    ViewSonic ViewPad 7x confirmed, ViewPad 10Pro debuted

    By 30 May 2011

    ViewSonic has officially confirmed what we exclusively told you last month – that it is launching a 7-inch Honeycomb tablet in the near future, as well as announcing the launch of the ViewPad 10Pro. The new ViewSonic ViewPad 7x is a 7-inch Honeycomb...

  • ViewSonic ViewPad 10 adds Froyo friend for Windows
    Tablets

    ViewSonic ViewPad 10 adds Froyo friend for Windows

    By 23 May 2011

    ViewSonic has confirmed that its 10-inch dual-booting tablet - the ViewPad 10 - is now ready for its Android 2.2 update. The ViewPad 10, is a Windows 7 and Android device that was originally launched in October 2010. At the time the device came with Android...

  • ViewSonic ViewPad 7x: World’s first 7-inch Honeycomb tablet
    Tablets

    ViewSonic ViewPad 7x: World’s first 7-inch Honeycomb tablet

    By 11 May 2011

    HTC might be promising Honeycomb for its HTC Flyer at some point in the future; Pocket-lint has learnt that it looks like Viewsonic is going to pip them to the post later this month (31 May) at Computex. According to reliable sources, the company is...

  • ViewSonic projects 3D aims with the VPD31 processor box
    Home Cinema

    ViewSonic projects 3D aims with the VPD31 processor box

    By 4 April 2011

    ViewSonic has brought the VPD31 processor box to the 3D party - a device that will make 3D content playable on its range of 3D ready DLP Link 3D/120Hz projectors. The box, combined with the PDG-250 3D glasses, means that 3D TV, PlayStation 3 and 3D Blu-ray...

  • Win a Viewsonic ViewPad 7
    Tablets

    Win a Viewsonic ViewPad 7

    By 29 March 2011

    Pocket-lint has teamed up with leading tablet manufacturer Viewsonic to give away 2 ViewPad 7 devices. Viewsonic is also currently running a special promotion, where you can try out the Viewpad 7 for a limited period and if you don’t like it you can...

  • ViewSonic ViewPad 10s 3G   review
    Tablets 2.5 out of 5

    ViewSonic ViewPad 10s 3G review

    By 28 March 2011

    The ViewSonic ViewPad 10s comes in two variants, the Wi-Fi only or the 3G version. We managed to get our hands on the 3G version of the 10-inch Android tablet looking to bring entertainment to the masses, with the added bonus of keeping you connected...

  • Try before you buy the ViewSonic ViewPad 7
    Tablets

    Try before you buy the ViewSonic ViewPad 7

    By 28 March 2011

    ViewSonic is offering a free trial of its ViewPad 7 Android tablet - so you can test the device out to see if you're ready to take the tablet plunge. James Coulson, European marketing manager, ViewSonic, said: "There are many people that have heard about...

  • MWC: All the phones, all our thoughts
    Phones

    MWC: All the phones, all our thoughts

    By 23 February 2011

    The dust has well and truly settled on Barcelona and Mobile World Congress is now over for another year. The big manufacturers have displayed their devices, hoping to capture customer enthusiasm and be the next big handset.  We’ve looked at Sony Ericsson,...

  • Viewsonic ViewPad 10 Pro runs Android on Windows 7
    Tablets

    Viewsonic ViewPad 10 Pro runs Android on Windows 7

    By 21 February 2011

    The ViewPad 10Pro is ViewSonic’s 10-inch dual boot tablet sporting Android 2.2 and Windows 7 launched at Mobile World Congress. The dual-boot functionality means that you’ll be able to treat the tablet like a laptop when you need to do some work and...

  • Viewsonic V350 hands-on
    Phones

    Viewsonic V350 hands-on

    By 18 February 2011

    The ViewSonic is a dual-SIM phone designed for people that want two phone numbers in one phone. Before you start to scratch your head as to why you might want this, there are a number of reasons. The biggest one we can see, is that you can keep you regular...

  • Viewsonic Dual-SIM Android smartphone lets you work and play
    Phones

    Viewsonic Dual-SIM Android smartphone lets you work and play

    By 11 February 2011

    ViewSonic might be rocking the ViewPad 4 with Android 2.4, but that’s not the only device the company is showing off at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona - officially starting on Monday. Hoping to appeal to business and pleasure seekers, the company...

  • Android 2.4 coming April, leaving 2.3 dead on arrival - not Ice Cream
    Phones

    Android 2.4 coming April, leaving 2.3 dead on arrival - not Ice Cream

    By 7 February 2011

    Viewsonic has exclusively told Pocket-lint that its recently announced ViewPad 4 smartphone will be packing Android 2.4 when it launches in April. And the update will produce an OS that has the ability to work with Honeycomb apps. The news, aside from...

  • 2011 Gadget Calendar - when can you buy that new gadget from CES
    Phones

    2011 Gadget Calendar - when can you buy that new gadget from CES

    By 12 January 2011

    CES has packed up for another year, so now you know all about the new gadgets that are on the way. But when will you actually be able to get your mitts on them? We've put together a list of all the launch dates that we know about to save you scrabbling...

  • Viewsonic 10s hands-on
    Tablets

    Viewsonic 10s hands-on

    By 7 January 2011

    Viewsonic has announced a new tablet for the UK at CES in Las Vegas, and we’ve tracked it down for a quick play. The Viewsonic 10s should be in shops around February/March time and hopefully cost around £400-£450 according to the information we gleamed...

  • Viewsonic ViewPad 4 hands-on
    Phones

    Viewsonic ViewPad 4 hands-on

    By 7 January 2011

    The ViewPad 4 is a Froyo smartphone with a 4.1-inch WVGA capacitive touchscreen launched at CES 2010, and Pocket-lint is the first in the world to bring you hands on shots of the new phone, expected to make it to shores around the world (including the...

  • ViewSonic confirms ViewPad 10s tablet and ViewPad 4 smartphone
    Phones

    ViewSonic confirms ViewPad 10s tablet and ViewPad 4 smartphone

    By 6 January 2011

    ViewSonic has confirmed the 10-inch, Android 2.2, tablet that Pocket-lint exclusively told you about earlier this week. And it has also announced the arrival of a 4-inch Android smartphone as well. The ViewPad 10s has a 10.1-inch, 1024x600 LED backlit...

  • EXCLUSIVE: Viewsonic 10s Android touting 10-inch tablet inbound
    Tablets

    EXCLUSIVE: Viewsonic 10s Android touting 10-inch tablet inbound

    By 4 January 2011

    Viewsonic will launch a new 10-inch tablet with a Nvidia Tegra 250 Dual Cortex A9 1GHz CPU on Wednesday at CES in Las Vegas, Pocket-lint has learnt. According to sources familiar with the matter, the Viewsonic 10s, as it will be known, will sport a 10.1-inch...

  • ViewSonic ViewPad 7   review
    Tablets 3.5 out of 5

    ViewSonic ViewPad 7 review

    By 8 December 2010

    The ViewSonic ViewPad 7 is a 7-inch Android 2.2 tablet that, like the Samsung Galaxy Tab and the Dell Streak, offers mobile phone features in a device with a large display. It is beautifully designed and comes out of the box nestled in a case reminiscent...