LAS VEGAS--ViewSonic introduced a new member of its budding Smart Display product family at CES 2013. The VSD240, which will be available in April for $499, has a 24-inch 1,920x1,080-pixel-resolution HD LED screen, ships with Android 4.1, and runs on a 1.7GHz Nvidia Tegra 3 quad-core processor.
The 24-inch Smart Display joins the 22-inch VSD220 in ViewSonic's Smart Display family. These boundary-blurring products have the standard functionality of Android tablets, but with a larger display. The VSD240 includes HDMI and USB ports, SD card storage, and a 1.3-megapixel camera.
The VSD240's features make it a portable device like any other tablet but the Smart Display can also be used as a monitor for a traditional PC experience. Keyboards and mice can be connected through its USB, Bluetooth, or wireless connections.
ViewSonic also announced theat CES. The monitor series is made up of Windows 8-certified touch displays that are ergonomically designed with high performance in mind.
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