Viewsonic Viewbook VB730 Tablet priced just $230 on Amazon

Originally unveiled in early June of this year the ViewSonic ViewBook VB730 was introduced as a $250 Android tablet option. Today the same tablet has been launched and is available for order at the reduced price of $229.99 from, who will ship the tablet to you for free if you live in the US. This tablet boasts of a host of features and specifications.

The ViewBook VB730 boasts a 7-inch 800-by-480 touchscreen that supports ViewSonic’s branded Rite Touch technology for stylus in-put support. Powering the tablet is a 1GHz ARM Cortex A8 processor and 512MB of system memory (RAM). There also is 802.11b/g Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 2.1, a front-facing VGA (640 x 480) camera, and ports for mini HDMI and mini USB.

ViewSonic has the VB730 shipping with Android 2.2 Froyo operating system and a bundled software package that includes; Amazon Appstore, Amazon Kindle e-reader, MP3 Store, Shopping and Audible audiobooks. For on-system storage there is 8GB of built-in flash memory but once you start downloading some e-books, audiobooks, apps and other stuff you’ll want to take advantage of the built-in microSD card slot to expand storage.

The ViewBook also comes preloaded with apps such as Amazon App store, Amazon MP3 and Kindle. This tablet is slim, light weight and ergonomic measuring 0.55 inches and weighing 0.95 lbs.

At this time nobody has reviewed the ViewSonic ViewBook VB730 so it’s hard to say if it’s a good buy even at $229.99, but if you’re feeling confident the tablet is available here on Amazon.

Viewsonic 7-inch Android tablet now $230 on Amazon (description):

“Get all the entertainment power of a full featured media Tablet from ViewSonic’s new ViewBook  730, with the convenience and portability of an e-reader. Experience the innovative mobile technology of the Android operating system. Access Amazon Kindle, Appstore, MP3 Downloads, Shopping, Audible and IMDB, Mediafly, TuneIn Radio and more. Do it all with one compact device that fits your hand and your budget. This right sized tablet gives you just what you need. Incredibly easy to use with integrated software and services, ViewBook 730 redefines the 7” tablet. “