Viewsonic has been around for a long time and has traditionally been huge in the PC LCD and LCD TV markets. The company branched out into digital photo frames and with the netbook segment, booming the company started making netbooks and notebooks as well. Viewsonic has unveiled its latest notebook called the ViewBook VNB131.
The machine is good looking, has a 13.3-inch screen, and runs an Intel ULV SU7300 Core 2 Duo processor. The operating system is Windows 7 Home Premium. The notebook is under an inch thick and has a 320GB HDD.
Other features include 2GB of RAM, a DVD burner, and a battery good for up to 12 hours of use. The machine has a memory card reader, VGA out, HDMI out, and the standard battery is a 6-cell unit good for up to eight hours of use. An optional battery that slips into the removable DVD drive bay is needed to hit 12 hours of run time. The machine is set to ship in Q2 for $949.