SOURCE: ViewSonic Corp.

ViewSonic Corp.

January 07, 2010 08:00 ET

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, NV--(Marketwire - January 7, 2010) - 2010 International CES, MGM Signature Suites -- ViewSonic® Corp., a leading global provider of visual display, computing and digital content solutions, today enhanced its MovieBook™ lineup of 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 traveling 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 color options for respective MSRPs of $199.99 and $189.99.

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 $149.99.

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 favorite videos, music, photos or eBooks. The VPD403 will be available in Q1 2010 for an estimated MSRP of $139.99.

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/.

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