Vizio to display Android Smartphone and Android Tablet at CES
Vizio said today it is expanding into mobile space with the introduction of the Vizio smartphone and tablet. Both will run on the Android operating system and allow owners to access apps through the Android Market.
The company says its VIA Phone will feature a 1 GHz processor, 4" = capacitive touch screen, 802.11n Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity, GPS, a MicroSD card slot for memory expansion and HDMI output with HD video playback. It will also features a front-facing camera for video chats and a 5 megapixel rear camera for photos and HD video capture.
The VIA Tablet also features a 1 GHz processor, with an 8" high-resolution capacitive touch screen, 802.11n Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity, GPS, a MicroSD card slot for additional memory expansion, HDMI output with HD video playback, and a front-facing camera for video chats. It also boasts a three-speaker design for stereo audio in both portrait and landscape modes.
Vizio says it will be demonstrating the new devices at CES later this week. No word on pricing or availability.