If you were waiting for ViewSonic to finally put out a netbook, the wait is over. If you weren't, we don't blame you -- we weren't either. At any rate, the VNB102 ViewBook that we saw manhandled way back in September has finally got a street date: December 18, to be exact. Things are pretty much as you were expecting: 10-inch display, Windows 7, Intel Atom N270 CPU, 1GB memory, 160GB hard drive, a six cell battery, and 802.11b/g WiFi. This bad boy can be yours for the MSRP of $399. Intrigued? Hit up the gallery below of fly past the break for some stunning PR.

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ViewSonic VNB102 ViewBook – All the Power You Need, To Go

ViewSonic's 10" netbook features latest Windows® 7 OS and long lasting six cell battery


WALNUT, Calif. - December 14, 2009 -- ViewSonic Corp., a leading global provider of visual display and computing products, today expanded its mobile computing line with its VNB102 ViewBook. Bundling the convenience of a compact netbook with the latest Windows 7 operating system and a long lasting six cell battery, the 10" VNB102 ViewBook offers consumers all the power and portability they demand.

This netbook's 1024x600 LED panel offers consumers the high quality display experience they have come to expect from ViewSonic. Perfectly suited for working on documents or viewing photos with its 3-in-1 card reader, the VNB102 comes standard with the latest Windows 7 Starter operating system, an Intel® Atom N270 processor, 1GB internal memory and a 160GB hard drive.

Partnering a thin, stylish design with built-in 802.11b/g wireless connectivity and a VGA output port, the VNB102 is perfect for surfing the Web on the generous 10" display or full screen home monitor. For added convenience and ease-of-use, the VNB102 also offers a six cell battery for up to 6 hours of computing, along with three USB ports and a two button touchpad.

ViewSonic's Finch Club offers resellers an opportunity to benefit from specialized product training and discounts. To sign up, please visit www.FinchClub.com. For further information on ViewSonic products, please visit www.ViewSonic.com or follow ViewSonic on Facebook, YouTube and Twitter.

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"To meet the needs of our 30 million customers, we are pleased to offer a range of mobile products that take digital experiences on the road," said Jeff Volpe, vice president and general manager of ViewSonic Americas. "With the addition of the VNB102 ViewBook, we are confident that we have the right solution for our customers, whether it's an all-in-one PC or PC Mini for at home computing, or an ultra-portable netbook for mobile computing needs."

Pricing and availability

The VNB102 will be available December 18 for an MSRP of $399. For more information on the VNB102, click here.

Additional ViewBook computing offerings are scheduled for availability in early 2010.

About the company


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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