ViewSonic said on Wednesday that its VSD220 Smart Display will be sold in North America in mid-to-late October for an ESP of only $399. It will combine a 1920 x 1080 full-HD 22-inch LED-backlit dual-touch panel, an ARM Cortex-A9-based OMAP4428 dual-core SoC (1 GHz) from Texas Instruments, and Google's Android 4.0 "Ice Cream Sandwich" operating system. It will also feature 8 GB of internal storage, although a microSD card slot will be available for added capacity.
"The VSD220 Smart Display is engineered for today’s cloud connected world," said Jeff Volpe, president of ViewSonic Americas. "ViewSonic is embracing the post-PC transition with what will be a full range of connected display solutions. For consumers, the VSD220 is perfect for surfing the web, engaging on social networks and enjoying a world of Android apps. For commercial opportunities, the VSD220 serves as a flexible solution that can address the needs of Android compatible vertical market applications such as signage, hospitality, point of information, and kiosk. Whatever the need, our new Smart Displays are the future of connected computing."
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