Viewsonic Tablet PC V1100
by Rick Smith (November 7, 2002)
ViewSonic has taken their expertise in monitor technology and have applied it to their tablet PC line for several years. Their latest addition to this tablet family is the Viewsonic Tablet PC V1100.
The Viewsonic Tablet PC V1100 combines the award-winning display characteristics of a Viewsonic LCD panel with a mobile network-ready PC. Based on the ViewSonic ViewPad 1000, the key features of the V1100 are:
Lightweight ergonomic design -- 3.4 pounds
Good battery life (up to 3 hours)
Built-in 802.11b (Wireless LAN)
Multiple external monitor resolutions/frequencies
AGP 4X XGA video
One Type II Compact Flash slot
Other features of the Viewsonic Tablet PC V1100, common to many of the new tablet PCs are:
Ultra-Low voltage CPU -- 866 MHz Pentium III
Full Type II PC card slot
Two USB 2.0 ports
IEEE 1394 (FireWire) port
256MB RAM capacity (Up to 512 Mb)
20GB hard drive
The optional docking station adds easy access to USB peripherals, local area networks, an integrated CD-ROM drive and AC power.
The estimated street price of the Viewsonic Tablet PC V1100 will be $1995 and is backed by a one-year limited warranty on parts, labor and backlight. An optional extended warranty is also available. Toll-free technical support is available 24x7.
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