ViewSonic introduces 7-inch and 10-inch tablets in London

ViewSonic has come up with a pair of new tablets, viz. the ViewPad 7 and the ViewPad 10, at its launch event in London.

The ViewPad 7, which is being claimed as the world's first dual boot tablet, is a sleeker device running the Google’s Android 2.2 operating system.

As the name suggests, the ViewPad 7 features a 7-inch capacitive multi-touch screen, and comes with a full size SIM card slot and two cameras, one at the front and another at the rear. For connectivity, it offers built-in Wi-fi, Bluetooth and GPRS. In addition, it features full 3G phone capability.

Another tablet, the ViewPad 10, runs both Google’s Android 1.6 OS and Microsoft’s Windows 7 Home Premium. It comes equipped with Intel Atom 1.66GHz processor, a front-facing 1.3 megapixel webcam for videoconferencing and limited functionality with the dated Android 1.6 OS.

The ViewPad 10 also features a G-sensor with multi-touch and pinch to zoom capability.

The ViewPad 10 tablet will be released on 1st of November with a price tag of £499, while the ViewPad 7 tablet will hit store shelves later than its big brother on 15th of November with a price tag of £399.