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gTablet Software Update January 31, 2012

A software update has been released and is available by Over-the-Air (OTA) update. The over-the-air is enabled to deliver the most recent released version of the firmware, build 5699. This latest software release provides many improvements that enhance the performance, stability, and security of your gTablet.

gTablet Software Update April 14, 2011

A software update has been released and is available by Over-the-Air (OTA) update. The over-the-air is enabled to deliver the most recent released version of the firmware, build 3588, originally released in January 2011.

gTablet Software Update Successful

ViewSonic gTablet Now the Fastest 10" Android Tablet Available
 

WALNUT, CA December 27, 2010  ViewSonic Corp. announced today that its over-the-air (OTA) update of core software on the ViewSonic gTablet was completed successfully. Starting on Thursday, December 23, thousands of gTablet owners automatically received the software download directly to their gTablets.

 

“With this update, gTablet owners now have in their hands the fastest and most powerful 10” Android Tablet available,” said Adam Hanin, Vice President of Marketing. “The update included system optimizations as well as the ability for users to either use our custom interface for convenient access to information, or to enable a true Android 2.2 experience. We’ve heard nothing but positive comments from our users since rolling out this update.”

To enhance the gTablet user experience further, ViewSonic launched a “favorites” page with links to install major apps, the Adobe Flash® Player Plug-in and resource sites for games and productivity tools.

For further information on ViewSonic products, please visit ViewSonic.com or follow ViewSonic on Facebook, YouTube and Twitter.


About ViewSonic
ViewSonic® Corporation is a leading global provider of computing, consumer electronics and communications solutions. ViewSonic develops, markets and supports a broad range of innovative products, including LCD TVs, computers, LCD monitors, projectors, digital photo frames, digital signage displays and digital media players. For further information, please contact ViewSonic Corporation at 800.888.8583 or 909.444.8888; or visit ViewSonic.com.

ViewSonic’s Finch Club offers resellers an opportunity to benefit from specialized product training and discounts. To sign up, please visit FinchClub.com.

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Trademark footnote: All corporate names and trademarks mentioned herein are the property of their respective companies.

This news release contains forward-looking statements that reflect the Company’s expectations with regard to future events. Actual events could differ significantly from those anticipated in this document.


ViewSonic Confirms High Performance of G-Tablet

Software Upgrade Release to Improve User Experience
 

WALNUT, Calif. – December 20, 2010 – ViewSonic Corp., a leading global provider of computing, consumer electronics and communications solutions, today responded to recent retailer actions surrounding its G-Tablet 10.1” Android 2.2 Tablet. The gTablet, based on the nVidia Tegra II chipset, is one of the fastest Android tablets on the market today, consistently leading industry benchmarks.

 

“We always listen to customers; while they love the hardware, they raised several issues about the user interface,” Jeff Volpe, VP and GM for ViewSonic Americas. “As a result, our software partner is releasing an upgrade that will address customer concerns. Along with great performance improvements, customers will have the flexibility to use both a standard Android interface as well as a user-customizable interface which has been significantly enhanced since the product launch.” Volpe went on to say, “ViewSonic is committed to its tablet endeavors and will continue with new announcements at CES in January.”

 

Current gTablet owners will automatically receive the upgrade through their Wi-Fi connection by Friday, December 24. Users simply need to accept the request to install the upgrade. In addition, Adobe® Flash certification is targeted for the end of January 2011. In the interim, users can download Flash from various websites that distribute android applications. 

For the latest on gTablet software updates, visit ViewSonic.com/gTablet beginning Wednesday, December 22. For general questions, contact gTablet support at 310-228-4000. For press inquiries, contact Melanie Lombardi at 415-992-4404 / viewsonic@lewispr.com.

 

For further information on ViewSonic products, please visit ViewSonic.com or follow ViewSonic on Facebook, YouTube and Twitter.


About ViewSonic
ViewSonic® Corporation is a leading global provider of computing, consumer electronics and communications solutions. ViewSonic develops, markets and supports a broad range of innovative products, including LCD TVs, computers, LCD monitors, projectors, digital photo frames, digital signage displays and digital media players. For further information, please contact ViewSonic Corporation at 800.888.8583 or 909.444.8888; or visit ViewSonic.com.

ViewSonic’s Finch Club offers resellers an opportunity to benefit from specialized product training and discounts. To sign up, please visit FinchClub.com.

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Trademark footnote: All corporate names and trademarks mentioned herein are the property of their respective companies.

 

This news release contains forward-looking statements that reflect the Company’s expectations with regard to future events. Actual events could differ significantly from those anticipated in this document.