ViewSonic has released a bevy of new gear including monitors, media players, HDTVs and, of course, computers, including this adorable VOT125 Mini PC.
On the TV front, ViewSonic is debuting four ViewLED HDTVs from 42-inch (107cm) to 18.5-inch (47cm) with prices ranging from $US1199 to $US299. The big boy will be launching in Q2 but the rest will be available in the coming weeks.
In computer monitors, an entire new line of EcoView screens will be available with energy efficient options at all the expected sizes. PMP offerings include the ViewSonic MovieBook line, the best of which offers touchscreen, 1080p HD with HDMI out, and 8GB of memory expandable via SD slot. That model, the VPD550T, has a 5-inch, though smaller, less beefy models are available with 4.3-inch screens.
But the bulk of the action comes in the form of nine new laptops and desktops. There are laptops, like the 13.3-inch VNB131 - and all-in-one desktops, like the 18.5-inch VPC190. The little guy hanging on for dear life above is the VOT125 Mini PC which packs a big punch for a small package: 160 GB HD, Windows 7, four USB 2.0 ports, and a 3-1 card reader. For the full specs on all the machines, check out the press release below.
ViewSonic® Leaps Into CES with New ViewLED™ TV Lineup
ViewSonic announces four new LED eco-friendly panel TVs for consumers to enjoy a brilliant full HD experience in any room in the home
LAS VEGAS – 2010 International CES, MGM Signature Suites, January 7, 2010 – ViewSonic® Corp., a leading global provider of visual display, computing and digital content solutions, today introduced its new ViewLED™ eco-friendly LED TV offerings. From 19" to 42", these latest solutions are ideal for connecting consumers to the Full HD, dynamic entertainment experience in any room of the home.
Industry leading LED panel technology The market for packaged LEDs in LCD TV backlights will snowball at a compound average growth rate (CAGR) of 148% to reach $US7.5B through 2013, according to a recent Strategy Analytics report. With energy savings of 30-50% over traditional LCD backlit panels, these mercury-free LED TVs feature industry leading picture quality for more natural skin tones, vibrant colours, more pure whites and excellent detail. The result is a high definition visual experience that is as true to life as it is eco-friendly.
"LED technology takes the television viewing experience to the next level," said Jeff Volpe, vice president and general manager of ViewSonic Americas. "Our new ViewLED™ TVs offer optimal picture and video quality, while saving customers money on their electricity bills. It's a winning combination."
Available in multiple sizes to provide consumers with a dynamic HD entertainment experience anywhere in the home, ViewSonic today launched four sleek and lightweight ViewLED TVs. For those in need of a large format Full HD home theatre viewing solution, ViewSonic launched the 42" VT4200LED TV. Featuring 120Hz, Full HD 1080p resolution, a fast 4ms response time and 100,000:1 dynamic contrast ratio, this big screen provides the ultimate visual experience for Internet streamed entertainment, movies, TV shows, gaming or computer applications. Teamed with five HDMI inputs, a USB connection and RS232 for home automation, the VT4200LED offers versatile connectivity options for nearly any entertainment solution.
The 32" VT3200LED is Energy Star® 5.0 compliant and offers up to 720p resolution, a 5ms response time and multiple HDMI connections for an interactive HDTV viewing experience. For the kitchen, desktop or anywhere that space is limited, ViewSonic offers the 23" VT2300LED and 18.5" VT1900LED. The VT2300LED features Full HD 1080p resolution and a fast 5ms response time, while the VT1900LED comes with 720p and multiple HDMI and RCA® audio in connections, both ideal for enjoying rich colours and the ultimate HD entertainment experience.
The VT4200LED will begin shipping in early Q2 2010 for an MSRP of $US1,199. The VT3200LED, VT2300LED and VT1900LED will all begin shipping in Q1 2010 at respective MSRPs of $US599, $US399 and $US299.
HD quality content from any source For those that demand HD quality content from any viewing experience, ViewSonic has developed the VMA50 HDMax™ HDMI Video Converter. This device improves the vibrancy and video quality of any input video stream – making SD video cable and Internet content look like HD, and HD video look even better still – for the optimal entertainment experience. Simply connect the input to any cable-box, IP-set-top box, or DVD player and the output goes to the TV for automatic adjustments to colour, brightness and noise for sharpened picture quality. The ViewSonic VMA50 HDMax™ HDMI Video Converter will ship in late Q1 2010 for an MSRP of $US149.
To learn more about these products, and how ViewSonic is changing the way consumers think about the connected TV experience and its strategic partnerships with Yahoo!® Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) DivX®, Inc. (NASDAQ: DIVX), visit www.ViewSonic.com/CES, or follow ViewSonic on Facebook®, YouTube® and Twitter®.
ViewSonic's® New Smarter, Greener Displays to Drive LED Monitor Discussion at CES
ViewSonic announces 10 Eco- ViewLED™ panel technology, Full HD and 3D-ready LCD monitor solutions
LAS VEGAS – 2010 International CES, MGM Signature Suites, January 7, 2010 – ViewSonic® Corp., a leading global provider of visual display, computing and digital content solutions, today introduced 10 new consumer monitors. With brand new product categories, a broader range of monitors sizes and industry-leading technologies such as ViewLED™ backlighting and Full HD realism, ViewSonic's monitors are the ones to watch at this year's show.
VX50 Series – Eco-friendly Full HD, ViewLED technology The 24" (23.6" Vis) VX2450wm-LED and 22" (21.5" Vis) VX2250wm-LED are ideal monitors for the green conscious consumer not wanting to skimp on the bells and whistles. Both monitors feature a slim, sleek design and 1920x1080 Full HD 1080p resolution for crystal clear picture quality. They also have a mercury free WLED backlight that automatically detects image signal and intelligently controls backlight brightness for blacker blacks, pure whites and more clearly defined grays. Teamed with integrated stereo speakers, SRS Premium Sound™ technology and DVI and VGA inputs, these Energy Star® compliant monitors provide the ultimate eco-friendly multimedia experience. The VX2450wm-LED and VX2250wm-LED will be available in April for MSRPs of $US299 and $US219, respectively.
VX39 Series – Style and performance For those consumers looking for the ideal combination of style and performance, ViewSonic today announced the VX39 Series. Available in 22" (21.5" Vis), 24" (23.6" Vis) and 27" viewable screen sizes, the VX39 Series packs 1920x1080 Full HD 1080p resolution, a 2ms response time and HDMI, DVI and VGA inputs into a slim, sleek frame. Teamed with integrated speakers and SRS Premium Sound technology, this Series is the perfect solution for state of the art speed and connectivity. All VX39 Series monitors will be available in for purchase in April for MSRPs of $US219-$399. For further information on the VX39 Series, click here.
VA31 and VA32 Series – Cost-conscious connectivity Also announced today are the VA31 and VA32 Series. These affordable monitors are ideal for the cost-conscious consumer or commercial owner that still wants a sleek looking monitor. With up to 1920x1080 Full HD 1080p resolution, DVI and VGA inputs and integrated speakers, these monitors offer all the connectivity consumers need. The VA31 Series comes in a 16:9 aspect ratio in 19" (18.5" Vis), 22" (21.5" Vis) and 24" (23.6" Vis) viewable screen sizes. The VA32 Series comes in a 16:10 aspect ratio in 19" or 22" viewable screen options. All VA31 and VA32 Series monitors will be available for purchase in April for MSRPs of $US149-$219.
"Continuing our commitment to the future of digital entertainment, we believe bringing the latest in ViewLED™ technology to our monitors is key for our continued industry leadership," said Jeff Volpe, vice president and general manager of ViewSonic Americas. "Our more than 20 year standard of innovation, quality and expertise can clearly be seen in our new visual display products. We are proud to continue to push the industry standard on new technologies that are as innovative as they are affordable for the everyday consumer."
ViewSonic's eco-friendly monitors can be easily partnered with the company's PC mini devices to create custom, all-in-one computing solutions. To learn more about these products and ViewSonic's news at the show, visit www.ViewSonic.com/CES, or follow ViewSonic on Facebook®, YouTube® and Twitter®.
ViewSonic® Promotes Eco-friendly, Smarter, Greener Computing Initiative at CES with the Launch of Nine New PCs
Announces range of new mobile and desktop PC solutions to meet every computing need
LAS VEGAS – 2010 International CES, MGM Signature Suites, January 7, 2010 – ViewSonic® Corp., a leading global provider of visual display, computing and digital content solutions, today enhanced its PC offerings with the announcement of nine new mobile and desktop PC products in a range of sizes and functionalities to meet every individual's computing needs.
"We are taking our smarter, greener computing initiative to a new level with today's announcement," said Jeff Volpe, vice president and general manager of ViewSonic Americas. "With our three-pronged approach, we enable our customers to truly pick the products appropriate to their lifestyle – from all-in-one PCs for keeping a clean desktop workspace, to PC minis for compact home computing and entertainment, to ultra-portable ViewBook™ netbooks and full-featured ViewBook™ Pro ULV notebooks for mobile computing needs."
ViewSonic ViewBook and ViewBook Pro family – All the power you need, to go The 13.3" VNB131 ViewBook Pro notebook offers fast and powerful computing with the latest ULV SU7300 Intel® Core 2 Duo processor and Windows® 7 Home Premium operating system. At only an inch thick, this thin, lightweight ViewBook Pro packs a 320GB hard drive, 2GB internal memory and a removable DVD RW Super Multi ODD into a sleek, aluminium alloy casing. Perfect for professional mobile warriors needing performance in a light format, this notebook features integrated 802.11b/g/n wireless, two USB 2.0 ports, a 7-in-1 card reader, HDMI and VGA connections and a 6 cell battery for up to eight hours of computing at a time. It even comes with an extra 3 cell battery for an additional four hours of battery life.
Additional ULV notebooks announced today include the 13.3" VNB132 and 14" VNB141 ViewBooks. Both feature the latest Windows 7 Home Premium operating system, 2GB RAM and integrated 802.11b/g/n wireless connectivity and VGA and HDMI outputs. The VNB132 features the latest Intel ULV SU2300 Celeron processor and a 320GB hard drive, while the VNB141 features the latest ULV SU7300 Core 2 Duo processor and 320GB hard drive. For enhanced multimedia capabilities, the VNB141 also includes a 1.3MB built-in webcam, integrated DVD RW Super Multi ODD and a long-lasting 6 cell battery.
The VNB105 ViewBook netbook is the latest generation portable computing solution for the mobile warrior or student. This 10" netbook comes standard with the latest N450 Intel Atom® processor, Windows 7 Starter operating system, 1GB of internal memory and a 160GB hard drive. A floating keyboard provides for a smooth ergonomic feel, while preventing dust and dirt from falling into the keyboard base. Perfect for those always on the move, this device features integrated 802.11b/g/n wireless, three USB 2.0 ports and a 6 cell battery that goes up to eight hours off a single charge.
The ViewSonic VNB131 ViewBook Pro will be available in February for an MSRP of $US949. The VNB132 and VNB141 notebooks and VNB105 netbook will be available in March for respective MSRPs of $US649, $US829 and $US399. For more information about ViewSonic's ViewBook and ViewBook Pro mobile computing solutions, click here.
ViewSonic VPC190 All-in-One – The smarter desktop PC With a clean, space-saving design that compliments any work environment, the eco-friendly 18.5" VPC190 All-in-One PC is the perfect second home computer and is also ideal for corporate knowledge workers or students. The VPC190 features the latest Intel Atom D510 Dual Core processor with Windows 7 Home Premium operating system and 2GB of internal memory provide a complete desktop computing solution, while the bright, 1366x768 screen and built-in 1.3MB webcam provide an enjoyable viewing experience. The VPC190 also features integrated 10/100 Ethernet and 802.11b/g wireless, six USB 2.0 ports, a 4-in-1 card reader and built-in DVD RW Super Multi drive for full multimedia capability.
The ViewSonic VPC190 All-in-One PC will be available in March for an MSRP of $US599. For more information about ViewSonic's All-in-One PC solutions, click here.
ViewSonic VOT125 PC Mini – So mini, so powerful The ViewSonic VOT125 PC mini ULV Series are a powerful yet extremely compact and energy efficient set of devices with four different levels of processor options so users can pick the processing power they need. Depending on the processor combination, the VOT125 is ideal for SMBs, corporate, education and government environments or consumers wanting to build their own custom AIO PC using the included VESA® mount. Standard features on the VOT125 include the latest Windows 7 Home Premium operating system, up to 2GB internal memory and a 160GB hard drive, four USB 2.0 ports, DVI-I and HDMI outputs and a 3-in-1 card reader for multiple connectivity options.
Users can choose from a Single Core SU743 Celeron ($499 MSRP), Dual Core SU2300 Celeron ($529 MSRP), Pentium SU4100 Dual Core ($629 MSRP) or Core 2 Duo SU7300 Dual Core ($679 MSRP) processor. The ViewSonic VOT125 PC mini will be available in March. For more information about ViewSonic's PC mini offerings, click here.
For further information on ViewSonic news and product announcements from the show, visit www.ViewSonic.com/CES, or follow ViewSonic on Facebook, YouTube and Twitter.
MovieBook Media Players:
ViewSonic® Puts Consumers in Touch with New 1080p Portable Media Players at CES
New MovieBooks™ offer touch-enabled enjoyment of Full HD 1080p digital content
LAS VEGAS – 2010 International CES, MGM Signature Suites, January 7, 2010 – ViewSonic® Corp., a leading global provider of visual display, computing and digital content solutions, today enhanced its MovieBook™ lineup with six new portable media players. ViewSonic has mobilized the connected entertainment experience by partnering touch capabilities and versatile video output performance of up to Full HD 1080p with extensive storage and complete digital content support.
"Consumers want limitless access to all their preferred media," said Jeff Volpe, vice president and general manager of ViewSonic Americas. "Our MovieBook products are the ideal portable entertainment solution. From Full HD 1080p performance to HDMI connectivity and touch technology in a variety of sizes, ViewSonic is offering our customers a fun, easy to use way to mobilize their digital content experience."
Touch-enabled Full HD in the palm of your hand The VPD550T features a 5" 800x480 high-resolution LCD touchscreen with HDMI output, making for super easy content interaction. Full HD 1080p viewing enables consumers to enjoy a full range of video and audio formats, including HD movies, photo albums, digital books, music – even view a calendar / clock, use the handy stopwatch feature or record a voice memo while on the go.
With 8GB of internal memory, a Micro SD card slot and OTG support, this device provides a convenient way to consume programming while travelling or relaxing at home. For sharing a full-sized entertainment experience with friends and family at home, the VPD550T easily plugs into any PC or TV via its HDMI output.
Both the VPD550T and the touch-enabled 720p VPD513T will be shipping in Q1 2010 in silver and black colour options for respective MSRPs of $US199.99 and $US189.99.
The 4.3" VPD422T is ideal for consumers who want to enjoy touch-enabled content on a super high-resolution screen. Features a 15:9 format, 800x480 resolution screen and Full HD 1080p video output performance, audio and video media is crystal clear. With an extensive 8GB of internal memory, OTG USB support, Micro SD card slot for expanded storage and a palm-sized form factor, the VPD422T is the ideal portable entertainment device – just slip in a pocket or purse and go. With a screen resolution of 480x272, the touch-enabled 4.3" VPD421T also extends the 1080p Full HD video output performance to consumers that prefer 4GB of internal memory.
The VPD422T and VPD421T will be available in Q2 2010 in black, pink and white for respective MSRPs of $US189.99 and $US179.99.
Making multimedia mobile For a more compact screen, ViewSonic also launched the 3" touch-enabled VPD313T. This player offers a 480x272 resolution, 480p screen, 4GB of internal memory and supports a full range of video and audio formats, with useful features including audio recording and a stopwatch function. The VPD313T will be available in Q1 2010 for an MSRP of $US149.99.
ViewSonic also launched the VPD403 MovieBook today. With a 4.3", 480x272 high-resolution screen, video output support of up to 720p, 4GB of internal memory and user intuitive buttons, this device is great for enjoying favourite videos, music, photos or eBooks. The VPD403 will be available in Q1 2010 for an estimated MSRP of $US139.99.
For further information on ViewSonic news and product announcements from the show, visit www.ViewSonic.com/CES, or follow ViewSonic on Facebook®, YouTube® and Twitter®.
About ViewSonic ViewSonic® Corporation is a leading global provider of visual display and computing products. ViewSonic develops, markets and supports a broad range of innovative products, including computers, LCD monitors, projectors, LCD TVs, digital signage solutions, digital photo frames and other consumer electronics products. For further information, please contact ViewSonic Corporation at 800.888.8583 or 909.444.8888; or visit http://www.ViewSonic.com/.