Sturdy and well-built.
Excellent sound quality.
Universal remote capabilities.
Good-looking Android customization.
4:3 aspect ratio makes device usable in both orientations.
IR blaster AV remote.
HDMI out, strong MPEG4 video playback.
Runs an older version of Android.
Benchmark performance is poor.
Underpowered and laggy.
A bit heavy.
Display has poor viewing angles.
Only 2GB of internal storage.
Heavy and kludgy for its size.
By Computer Shopper on December 12, 2011
This sturdy, attractive tablet outshines several other entry-level slates we've seen, but its outdated OS and slow processor limit its appeal....50
By soundandvision.com on December 05, 2011
Tablets are hot — and everywhere. But choosing one is easier than you’d think Everyone can offer features, but who gives you the best access to streaming and downloadable content? Enlarge PORTABLE ENTERTAINMENT. It started with the Walkman and was...-
By Gizmodo on October 03, 2011
Vizio is known for bringing pretty-good-for-the-price TVs to your living room. Now they've got an eight-inch tablet for you to cozy up with on the couch during those cold winter nights. But it's like snuggling with a cat who's had too many...-
By PC Mag on September 28, 2011
The Vizio Tablet VTAB10008 wins points for originality, and adds some clever remote control functionality, but it's not powerful enough to compete with the best tablets out there....50
By pcworld.com_techhive.com on September 24, 2011
about the Vizio Tablet is that it's neither sleek nor cutting edge, but it is usable. The universal remote feature may not be the best implementation I've seen of this, but it is still a compelling extra not found on most of the competition. If...-
By Android Central on August 30, 2011
Can you really get a decent Android tablet for less than $300?It seems like every week we see a new Android device from a company we either haven't heard of, or one that's not known for portable computers. More often than not, these devices end...-
By MobileTechReview on August 22, 2011
We're glad that Vizio has entered the Android tablet market. They know consumers, and they know how to make quality affordable products. The Vizio tablet is relatively user friendly as Android tablets go, and it has access to the wide range of apps...60
By cnet on August 17, 2011
The Vizio Tablet makes a great competitor to 2010's Samsung Galaxy Tab, but lacks the grace, speed, and features of today's best...63
By Android Central on August 10, 2011
Our favorite UPS man just dropped off the Vizio 8-inch tablet (don't call it VIA anymore) and we cracked the shrink-wrap to have a look. It's 8 inches of well-made electronics, running Android 2.3.2, and priced under $300 it's something we...-
By SlashGear on August 07, 2011
The Vizio Tablet did have poor benchmark scores and the interface is noticeably less snappy than what we’re used to on a Tegra 2 dual-core tablet. Touch controls, at times, also felt slow to respond. An update, expected within the next 45 days,...-