Editors Liked

  • Portable and nicely constructed
  • Android 2.2, lightweight, speedy for browsing and other tasks, battery life
  • Responsive touch screen. Accepts SIM cards from any GSM carrier. Makes and receives voice calls. Full access to Android Market
  • Responsive touch screen. Accepts SIM cards from any GSM carrier. Makes and receives voice calls. Full access to Android Market
  • Large virtual keypad makes for easy typing, Battery life is good, Camera quality is not bad, Includes a case
  • Android 2.2. Marketplace access. 3G modem
  • Slick design, runs on Android 2.2, can make phone calls and send texts
  • The ViewSonic ViewPad 7 delivers Android 2.2 on a 7-inch screen, with a powerful processor and rear- and front- facing cameras
  • Slick design. Good value. No telecom tethers
  • Phone capabilities, Solid build, Good loud speakers, Android 2.2
  • Access to Android Marketplace, Can use with AT&T or T-Mobile SIM card for phone calls and data, Good battery life, Loud speakers, Carrying case included
  • This tablet features the Android 2.2 operating system

Editors Didn't Like

  • Bad screen quality, slow CPU and not the best for typing
  • Irritating frequency of sleep mode and no SD card included on purchase
  • Expensive. Screen resolution warps graphics. Odd onscreen keyboard configuration. Both cameras produce blurry images. Tinny sounding stereo speakers. Little internal storage
  • Expensive. Screen resolution warps graphics. Odd on-screen keyboard configuration. Both cameras produce blurry images. Tinny sounding stereo speakers. Little internal storage
  • Lacks Flash support, Identical to the OlivePad but priced much higher, Bundled handsfree is not too good, No Customized UI preloaded, No GPS software provided
  • No Flash player. No storage. Identical Commtiva N700 is cheaper
  • Laggy touch-screen, low-res display, slow A-GPS, browser doesn’t support Flash, expensive for its specs Look and Feel
  • The ViewPad 7 is a doppelganger for the Samsung Galaxy Tab and shares many of its shortcomings, including a frustrating keyboard and awkward size. Lacks camera flash. Bring your own memory card
  • Blah screen. Logy performance
  • Very bad viewing angles, Placement of 3.5mm headphone jack, No Flash Player 10.1 support, Slow processor
  • Picks up fingerprints easily, Slower processor and lower-res screen than Galaxy Tab, Front-facing camera wouldn't work with Qik and other apps, Trouble with 3G data
  • There are only 512MB of internal memory available on this device