Viewsonic View Pad 4 Boasts Android 2.4

Posted on Feb 16 2011 - 1:43am by Kyle

We didn’t believe it when we originally saw it and then we confirmed with Viewsonic that Viewsonics new smatphone the Viewpad 4 will ship with Android 2.4

At one point or another this 4″ phone by Viewsonic was called a tablet. It is in fact a smartphone. It features a 4.1″ WVGA display, wi-fi, 5mp rear facing camera, VGA front facing  camera, mini HDMI port and a 1ghz Qualcomm processor.

The Viewpad 4 was originally supposed to ship with Android 2.2 Froyo however it was released today and said Android 2.4, Gingerbread. According to Viewsonic 2.4 is the next version of Gingerbread which allows some Honeycomb functionality.

We were thrown a loop Tuesday morning when HTC reported that the HTC Flyer was also running 2.4.  Later on in the evening Google’s Eric Schmidt said the next version of Android would begin with an I and combine the features of Gingerbread and Honeycomb. CNet ran this story saying that HTC had a typeo

From what we can tell Viewsonic may also have it wrong but heck it’s what they said right?

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