Viewsonic ViewPad 10s


Viewsonic ViewPad 10sNotebook: Viewsonic ViewPad 10s (ViewPad 10 Series)
Processor: NVIDIA Tegra 2 (250)
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce ULP (Tegra 2)
Display: 10.1 inch, 16:10, 1024x600 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 0.8kg
Price: 299 euro
Average Score: 64.75% - average
Average of 4 scores (from 4 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 30%, features: 44%, display: 67% mobility: 88%, workmanship: 80%, ergonomy: 57%, emissions: 95%

Reviews for the Viewsonic ViewPad 10s

79% Review Viewsonic ViewPad 10s Tablet/MID | Notebookcheck
Price fighter. The ViewPad 10s has a 10.1 inch capacitive touchscreen and the dual core processor, Tegra 250, from nVIDIA. With that, it should provide up to 16 hours of mains independence. Google Android 2.2 is pre-installed as the operating system on the ViewPad 10s.
50% ViewSonic ViewPad 10s 3G review
Source: Pocket Lint English
The end result is a tablet that only really feels comfortable browsing the web and watching video, and then accepting that crashes are more frequent than they should be in these areas and the screen could be better. For some that might be acceptable, but despite being asked to pay a little more than you might elsewhere, there is seemingly little to get excited about. The ViewSonic ViewPad 10s, overall, isn’t particularly stable as a software build and the feel of the tablet in the hand isn’t that good either, making it difficult to recommend.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 03/28/2011
Rating: Total score: 50%
50% Viewsonic ViewPad 10s review
Source: Techradar English
The ViewSonic ViewPad 10s doesn't come across as a tablet catastrophe, but decent internal specs simply can't match up to an experience with cut corners and a lack of optimised software. It doesn't stand up as a budget machine against the likes of the Advent Vega just below it in price or original iPad just above it (while it lasts), and in terms of overall experience it's just not even fit to gaze upon the iPad 2 or Motorola Xoom.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/18/2011
Rating: Total score: 50%
ViewSonic 10s First Impressions: A Serious Slate
Source: Inside HW English
The device has a single camera - the front one, with a resolution of 1.3 MP. Personally, we find this decision to be a very clever one; dropping the back, high-quality camera reduces the price significantly, whereas you wouldn’t be able to hold a 10” device still enough to take a photo anyway. As far as software is concerned, as we’ve already mentioned, you’ll have Android Market at disposal to fulfil the otherwise rather poorly equipped device - a few games, office tools that are in “Lite” versions, a mini photo-editor that can do the most usual of tasks (such as cropping) and Flash player is all that you get out-of-the-box. Yes, you’ve noticed well, despite our attempt to distract you - this device has full Flash 10.1 support.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 03/05/2011

Foreign Reviews

80% ViewSonic ViewPad 10s
Source: PC Magazin German DE→EN
Single Review, , Very Short, Date: 05/01/2011
Rating: Total score: 80%


NVIDIA GeForce ULP (Tegra 2): In Tegra 3 SoC integrated ultra low power GPU. Depending on the model clocked at 300 to 400 MHz.

These graphics cards are not suited for Windows 3D games. Office and Internet surfing however is possible.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.

2 (250): SoC (System on a Chip) with a integrated Corex A9 Dual-Core, GeForce ULP and other dedicated subprocessors (Audio, Video).» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.

10.1": The netbook/subnotebook has a quite small display format. Nonetheless, it is a common format for netbooks. The advantage is, that the subnotebook/netbook can be small dimensioned and can be carried easily. Further the small display has the advantage, that it needs few energy, which improves the battery runtime and in consequence the mobility. The disadvantage is that the reading of texts is a bit exhausting for the eyes. It is difficult to use high resolutions. » To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.

0.8 kg: This subnotebook is one of the most lightweight of all notebooks and can be carried very easily. There exist hardly any models in this extreme class of weight. 7-9 inch displays are normal for this class of weight.

Viewsonic: ViewSonic Corporation is a manufacturer and provider of visual technology, specifically CRT monitors, liquid crystal displays, projectors, plasma displays, HDTV technology, and mobile products, including tablet PCs and wireless monitors. The company was initially founded as Keypoint Technology Corporation in 1987. In 1990 it launched the ViewSonic line of color computer monitors, and shortly afterwards the company renamed itself after its brand. 2009 they entered the netbook market with own products.

64.75%: Such a bad rating is rare. There exist hardly any notebooks, which are rated worse.

» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

Devices with the same GPU and/or Screen Size

» Acer Iconia Tab A200
Tegra 2 (250), 0.71 kg
» Medion Lifetab P9514
Tegra 2 (250), 0.8 kg
» Asus Eee Pad Transformer TF101G
Tegra 2 (250), 0.7 kg
» Archos 101 G9
Tegra 2 (250), 0.8 kg
» Acer Iconia Tab A501
Tegra 2 (250), 0.7 kg
» Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 18382DG
Tegra 2 (250), 0.75 kg
» Toshiba AT100-100
Tegra 2 (250), 0.8 kg
» Lenovo IdeaPad K1
Tegra 2 (250), 0.75 kg
» Packard Bell Liberty Tab G100
Tegra 2 (250), 0.8 kg
» Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1v
Tegra 2 (250), 0.574 kg
» Motorola Xoom WiFi/UMTS
Tegra 2 (250), 0.73 kg
» Hannspree Hannspad
Tegra 2 (250), 0.8 kg
» Asus Eee Pad Transformer TF101
Tegra 2 (250), 0.68 kg
» Asus Eee Pad Slider
Tegra 2 (250), 0.976 kg
» Motorola Xoom 3G
Tegra 2 (250), 0.8 kg
» Viewsonic gTablet
Tegra 2 (250), 0.7 kg
» Acer Iconia Tab A500
Tegra 2 (250), 0.75 kg
» Toshiba Tablet
Tegra 2 (250), 0.8 kg
» Samsung Galaxy Tab 10"
Tegra 2 (250), 0.6 kg
» Toshiba AC100-10W
Tegra 2 (250), 0.87 kg
» Toshiba AC100-10V
Tegra 2 (250), 0.87 kg
» Toshiba AC100-10U
Tegra 2 (250), 0.87 kg
» Advent Vega
Tegra 2 (250), 0.7 kg
» Toshiba AC100-10K
Tegra 2 (250), 0.86 kg
» Toshiba AC100-10Z
Tegra 2 (250), 0.87 kg
» Toshiba Folio 100
Tegra 2 (250), 0.76 kg
» Toshiba AC100
Tegra 2 (250), 0.87 kg

Devices with the same GPU

» Lenovo IdeaTab S2109
Tegra 2 (250), 9.7", 0.6 kg
» Medion Lifetab P9516 32GB+3G
Tegra 2 (250), 10", 0.767 kg
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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2011-03-28 (Update: 2012-05-26)