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Viewsonic gTablet

Specifications

Viewsonic gTabletNotebook: Viewsonic gTablet
Processor: NVIDIA Tegra 2 (250)
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce ULP (Tegra 2)
Display: 10.1 inch, 16:10, 1024x600 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 0.7kg
Price: 400 euro
Average Score: 84.5% - good
Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)
price: 90%, performance: 90%, features: 85%, display: - % mobility: - %, workmanship: - %, ergonomy: 85%, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Viewsonic gTablet

94% Review: Viewsonic G Tablet with VEGAn-Tab ROM
Source: Justech'n English
I am much happier with the G Tablet now that I have the new ROM. It does not fix the bad viewing angles with the screen, but it helps make it more bearable. The VEGAn crew are also working on a new version of the ROM that is rebased on the Gingerbread (2.3.3) version of Android. I am very excited about this because it will allow the tablet to stay relevant for a while longer.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 03/18/2011
Rating: Total score: 94% price: 100% performance: 100% features: 90% ergonomy: 90%
75% Review: Viewsonic G Tablet
Source: Justech'n English
So I really have mixed feelings about this tablet. As it stands I think there are more negatives than positives, but there is always the prospect of rooting the G Tablet and loading on a custom ROM, however that is beyond the scope of this review. So sticking just with the stock features and performance I have to recommend that you shy away from this Tablet. Even though it has a reasonable $399 price tag it is too limited to recommend. If the screen didn’t have such bad viewing angles, flash worked, and it had better performance then this would be a different story. I have a hard time recommending something that is difficult to use, and difficult to see.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 02/21/2011
Rating: Total score: 75% price: 80% performance: 80% features: 80% ergonomy: 80%

Comment

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":

This is a typical display size for tablets and small convertibles.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


0.7 kg:

This weight is typical for small tablets.


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.


84.5%: This rating should be considered to be average. This is because the proportion of notebooks which have a higher rating is approximately equal to the proportion which have a lower rating.


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

Devices with the same GPU and/or Screen Size

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Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 18382DG
GeForce ULP (Tegra 2), Tegra 2 (250), 0.75 kg
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Lenovo IdeaPad K1
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Packard Bell Liberty Tab G100
GeForce ULP (Tegra 2), Tegra 2 (250), 0.8 kg
Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1v
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Motorola Xoom WiFi/UMTS
GeForce ULP (Tegra 2), Tegra 2 (250), 0.73 kg
Hannspree Hannspad
GeForce ULP (Tegra 2), Tegra 2 (250), 0.8 kg
Asus Eee Pad Transformer TF101
GeForce ULP (Tegra 2), Tegra 2 (250), 0.68 kg
Asus Eee Pad Slider
GeForce ULP (Tegra 2), Tegra 2 (250), 0.976 kg
Viewsonic ViewPad 10s
GeForce ULP (Tegra 2), Tegra 2 (250), 0.8 kg
Motorola Xoom 3G
GeForce ULP (Tegra 2), Tegra 2 (250), 0.8 kg
Acer Iconia Tab A500
GeForce ULP (Tegra 2), Tegra 2 (250), 0.75 kg
Toshiba Tablet
GeForce ULP (Tegra 2), Tegra 2 (250), 0.8 kg
Samsung Galaxy Tab 10"
GeForce ULP (Tegra 2), Tegra 2 (250), 0.6 kg

Devices with the same GPU

Viewsonic ViewPad 7x
GeForce ULP (Tegra 2), Tegra 2 (250), 7.0", 0.4 kg
Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9"
GeForce ULP (Tegra 2), Tegra 2 (250), 8.9", 0.5 kg
Archos 80 G9
GeForce ULP (Tegra 2), Tegra 2 (250), 8.0", 0.6 kg
Toshiba Thrive 7"
GeForce ULP (Tegra 2), Tegra 2 (250), 7.0", 0.4 kg
Sony S1
GeForce ULP (Tegra 2), Tegra 2 (250), 9.4", 0.6 kg
T-Mobile G-Slate
GeForce ULP (Tegra 2), Tegra 2 (250), 8.9", 0.7 kg
Sony S2
GeForce ULP (Tegra 2), Tegra 2 (250), 5.5", 0.369 kg
LG Optimus Pad V900
GeForce ULP (Tegra 2), Tegra 2 (250), 8.9", 0.623 kg
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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2011-03-20 (Update: 2012-05-26)