ViewSonic is a brand that over the past year has been getting more and more fame, since it launched some interesting phones and tablets. One of their slates were available for a hands on at the ViewSonic booth and I’m talking about the ViewPad E100 model, that you can see in the pics and video below, that we took in Barcelona, at MWC 2012.

This device will also have a 3G version, it runs Android 4.0 ICS and its display is the same as the one on the iPad tablet. This device will hit the market in Q2 with a price tag of around $500. The slate looks thick at first sight, but it’s actually pretty thin, less than 10mm. Its screen provides a 4:3 aspect ratio and we’ve also got a pretty original UI applied to Android 4.0 in this case. Here’s the specs list for the E100:

  • Dimensions: 9.1mm thickness, 620 grams weight
  • Display: 9.7 inch, 1024 x 768 pixels, IPS LCD
  • CPU: 1.2 GHz
  • Connectivity: GPS, 3G, Bluetooth, WiFi, HDMI
  • Memory: 8 GB, microSD card slot
  • Other features: accelerometer

The tablet will come in black or red and in case you didn’t feel satisfied by the preview video below, know that the young man at the ViewSonic booth was kind of nervous and didn’t know much about the product. We did get to see the very interesting 3D cube-like interface of the ViewSonic ViewPad E100 in action and to me that’s the highlight of the device. There were some problems with the HDMI port cover, but other than that the video below is OK: