ViewSonic ViewPad 10 dual-booting Android tablet now on sale – £305 after trade-in

Another Android tablet is about to launch this week, with manufacturer ViewSonic confirming its ViewPad 10 10″, dual-booting Android and Windows 7 tablet is available right about now.

ViewSonic has also arranged an unusual laptop trade-in scheme with several retailers, where you’re able to get the ViewPad 10 or the smaller, 7″Android 2.2-only ViewPad 7 for a rather large discount if you keep your receipt and trade-in an old laptop.

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Expansys is stocking the ViewPad 10 for £429 including free shipping – which will be reduced to £304.99 once you’ve collected your £125 rebate/discount from ViewSonic for trading in a clunky old laptop.

Here are the specs of the ViewPad 10. The significant “deal breaker” as far as our user demographic is concerned is that the Android version here is only Android 1.6 – due to Intel processor compatibility issues.

CPU Intel Pine Trail-M N455
Chipset Intel NM10
Dimensions (mm) Width: 275mm
Depth: 170mm
Weight 875g
LCD 10” LED BL panel, 1024* 600, capacitive type, multi-touch screen

Video Intel GFX 200MHz graphics
Memory (RAM) 1GB DDR3
Storage 16GB SSD
Wireless LAN Supports 802.11B/G/N
Expansion Micro SD card reader (upto 32GB)
Connectivity 1 x Audio Out, 2x USB2.0, 1 x DC-In Port, 1x Mini VGA, Bluetooth
Audio codec INTEL HD audio, 2 speaker& speaker
Camera 1.3 megapixel front facing
Battery & AC adaptor Li-Polymer battery, 10.8V/3200mAh, AC 110~240V, 40W
Operating systems Windows 7 Home Premium and Google Android 1.6
Warranty 2 years (EU only

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  1. Gentleman.nosh

     /  December 1, 2010

    I’d have one in a flash, but simply Android 1.6 is a deal breaker. Having moved from 1.6 to 2.2 on my phone recently, the improvements are immense.

    I wonder how they will sell old technology when they are trying to sell a gadget that is aimed at people who want the latest and greatest tech?

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