ViewSonic just announced that it’s dual-boot capable ViewPad 10 tablet PC is now available for sale. The ViewPad 10 was originally announced later last year and has since then been considered as one of the first high-performance dual-boot enabled tablet PCs.
The ViewSonic viewPad 10 features a 10.1-inches LED-backlit capacitive touch display which renders a display resolution of 1024×600 pixels. It packs in an amazing agglomeration of technical specifications in an elegant-yet-sturdy looking form factor.
The most interesting thing about the ViewPad 10 is its ability to boot two different . Yes, the ViewPad 10 is designed to support both Microsoft’s and Google’s Android operating systems under a single hardshell.
Under the hood, the device is packaged with a 1.66GHz Intel Atom processor, 2GB of DDR3 RAM, a 1.3megapixel front-facing for video calls, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi connectivity and plenty of SSD storage.
There’s also a microSD card slot for up to 32GB of additional storage space. The ViewPad 10 comes preloaded with Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Adobe Acrobat among other business and productivity applications besides social networking apps like Facetook and Twitter.
According to Adam Hanin, Vice President of Marketing for ViewSonic Americas -
“The lines of professional and personal life are blurring, which creates a need for devices that are suited for both sides. The ViewPad 10 delivers just that by enabling users to merge business productivity with personal enjoyment anywhere, anytime. We are proud of our 10-year tablet history and are dedicated to further extending our tablet product portfolio to meet every individual need.”
The device is available with either of Windows 7 Home Premium (with a 16GB SSD hard drive) or Windows 7 Professional (with a 32GB SSD hard drive) for respective ESPs of $599 and $679 and Google Android 1.6 OS.
Watch the following video to see the ViewSonic ViewPad 10 tablet PC in action.