Viewsonic has unveiled a new 7-inch tablet with phone functionality, multi-tasking capabilities, as well as a front and back-facing cameras.
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According to Viewsonic, the ViewPad 7 comes with full 3G and phone functionality, a full size SIM card slot and integrated Bluetooth connectivity. It will support instant messaging, text/mms messaging, VOIP and standard voice calls.
In addition, it also features an easy to use familiar interface with a G-sensor that reorients the screen depending on how the device is held and access to the Google Android app store featuring over 100,000 applications.
Additional features includes a Micro SD slot for up to 32GB of storage; Wi-Fi and 3G functionality for web browsing and USB connectivity. It also has Assisted GPS and an office document reader, along with the capability for hand-written note taking. There is also an e-book reader, when combined with the crystal clear LED screen, makes the ViewPad 7 an invaluable travelling companion.
Viewsonic’s European Product Marketing Manager, Derek Wright said, “We are proud to announce another world first at Viewsonic. 3G phone functionality combined with dual cameras gives the ability for use of Android apps to use augmented reality or video calling on the move with the benefit of an excellent 7-inch screen. The ViewPad 7 is aimed at users who require the ‘always on’ connectivity they are used to from a mobile phone with a more agreeable screen size for longer term use.”