ViewSonic ViewPad 7

The Good The ViewSonic ViewPad 7 delivers Android 2.2 on a 7-inch screen, with a powerful processor and rear- and front- facing cameras.

The Bad The ViewPad 7 is a doppelganger for the Samsung Galaxy Tab and shares many of its shortcomings, including a frustrating keyboard and awkward size. Lacks camera flash. Bring your own memory card.

The Bottom Line The ViewPad 7 offers a solid platform for Android 2.2, but it comes off as an oversize, overpriced smartphone--not a Netbook alternative.

Editors' Rating
  • Design 5.0
  • Features 6.0
  • Performance 5.0
5.0 Overall

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ViewSonic ViewPad 7

Editors' note: Thanks to the release of recent, high-quality tablets, the overall score of the ViewPad 7 has been adjusted down from 7 to 5.

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Specs / Prices

  • MSRP $479
  • Brand ViewSonic
  • Diagonal Size 7 in
  • Type Android 2.2
  • Weight 13.4 oz
  • Color Category silver
  • Cameras (for SD) rear camera + front camera
  • Band GSM 850/900/1800/1900 / UMTS 850/1900/2100
  • Installed Size 512 MB
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