ViewSonic ViewPad 7x

Released October, 2011
  • 7"
  • 8 GB
  • WiFi
  • Android 3.2
I'm happily running it on my flip-screen Acer because that laptop will effortlessly switch between tablet and notebook modes in a trice, not because it's the best system to marry with a touchscreen.
by TechRadar (Nov, 2010)

Features Key features of the ViewSonic ViewPad 7x

screen resolution

ViewPad 7x
1024 x 600
ThinkPad Tablet 2
1366 x 768
Nexus 7
1280 x 800

memory

ViewPad 7x
1 GB
Kindle Fire
0.5 GB

camera resolution

ViewPad 7x
2 MP
ViewPad 7
0.3 MP
Flyer
1.3 MP

CPU Cores

ViewPad 7x
Single core
Nexus 7
Quad core

CPU Frequency

ViewPad 7x
1 GHz
Flyer
1.5 GHz

Reviews Word on the street for the ViewSonic ViewPad 7x


5.4
It's sturdy, and a bit hefty, yet slim enough to fit into even small bags.

4.0
The fact the Atom is still tied to Android 1.6, and the restrictions on the Android Market for devices that aren't smartphones, makes that OS an incredibly off-putting experience.

Overall

5.2 Out of 10

What People Are Saying Give it to me straight

Storage

The capacitive screen works well and despite the low memory capacity the Atom CPU helps make sure the Windows OS is rarely sluggish.
by TechRadar (Nov, 2010)
Nope, the micro-SD slot is completely essential, as a large quantity of the apps you might wish to install in the increasingly geriatric-feeling Android 1.6 OS will do precisely nothing until you add in an SD card.
by TechRadar (Nov, 2010)
The microSD slot can hold a card up to 32GB in size, which is important as the internal 16GB storage is mostly used up with the Windows install.
by c|net (Jun, 2011)

Weight

It felt very sturdy in the hand too, though as a result is quite heavy at 835g (the Wi-Fi iPad weighs only 680g).
by TrustedReviews (Mar, 2012)
Having a relatively speedy processor humming away in there means the Microsoft OS has a fighting chance of actually being usable, and at 1.66GHz the Atom N455 actually punches pretty well for its weight.
by TechRadar (Nov, 2010)
It's a little on the heavy side, but nothing too serious.
by TechRadar (Nov, 2010)

Expandable

You can of course add more storage (up to 32GB) using the microSD card slot.
by TrustedReviews (Mar, 2012)

Network technology

While the ViewPad 10 is available in both Wi-Fi and 3G versions, we tested the Wi-Fi-only model.
by c|net (Jun, 2011)

Size

The Android OS is the only similarity the Viewpad boasts compared to that poor excuse for a paper-weight.
by TechRadar (Nov, 2010)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

display

Size 7"
Technology TN LCD
Resolution 1024 x 600
PPI 169 ppi

network

Wi-Fi
  1. 802.11n
  2. 802.11g
  3. 802.11b
Bluetooth Bluetooth v2.1 + EDR
Supports 3G No

processor

Cores Single core
Clock speed 1 GHz

sensors

Has a GPS No
Has a compass No
Has an accelerometer No
Has a gyroscope No
Has a light sensor No

storage

Internal storage 8 GB
RAM capacity 1 GB
Supported card formats microSD
Maximum capacity 128 GB

photo & video

Adobe flash support Yes
Webcam 2 MP
Rear camera 5 MP

ports

USB support 1 USB
Hdmi support HDMI 1.0
Has a headphone jack Yes
Has a microphone jack Yes
Has a built-in microphone No

form factor

Weight 381 g
Size 195.1 x 121.9 x 12.4 mm
Thickness 12.4 mm
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