Although there are quite a few tablet PCs on the market these days, most of them are aimed towards those looking to buy a higher-end device. However, the more cost-conscious among you will be pleased to know that ViewSonic is offering an alternative with its recently unveiled ViewBook 730.
As Lance Whitney over on the cnet.com website recently noted, the ViewSonic ViewBook 730 tablet comes with a 1GHz ARM Cortex-A8 processor under its hood, runs Google’s Android 2.2 Froyo OS and features a 7-inch LCD, LED-backlit touch-screen display with a resolution of 800 x 480.
Although the ViewBook 730 only comes with 8GB of memory, it can be expanded by another 32GB via the microSD card slot. The upcoming tablet also includes a mini HDMI port, support for Flash 10.1, a mini-USB port, Bluetooth 2.1 and Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g) connectivity and an integrated VGA webcam.
The ViewBook 730 tablet also features ViewSonic’s AirSync technology, which enables the device to automatically receive over-the-air software updates and improvements as they become available, and a battery life of around eight to ten hours on a single charge.
ViewSonic has also installed certain applications from the word go, including Amazon’s MP3 music downloader, MediaFly, YouTube, Twitter and Amazon’s Kindle e-reader. As for the tablet’s price and launch date, the ViewBook 730 will be available sometime in late June for $250.
Are you interested in the ViewSonic ViewBook 730 Android tablet?