Viewsonic gTablet

Specifications

Viewsonic gTabletNotebook: Viewsonic gTablet
Processor: NVIDIA Tegra 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.


Tegra 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.


0.7 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.


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.

Laptops with the same GPU and/or Screen Size

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

Notebooks with the same GPU

» Lenovo IdeaTab S2109
Tegra 250, 9.7", 0.6 kg
» Medion Lifetab P9516 32GB+3G
Tegra 250, 10", 0.767 kg
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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2011-03-20 (Update: 2012-05-26)