VIZIO announced its new VIA Phone and VIA Tablet featuring VIA Plus ecosystem that offers a unified and intuitive user experience across multiple CE devices including VIZIO HDTVs, Blu-ray players, smartphones and tablets. The VIA Phone features a 1 GHz processor, 4″ capacitive touch screen, 802.11n Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity, GPS, a MicroSD card slot, and HDMI output with HD video playback, a 5 MP camera for photos and HD video capture, and a front-facing camera for video chat.
The VIA Tablet also boasts a 1 GHz processor and features an 8″ capacitive touch screen, 802.11n Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity, GPS, a MicroSD card slot, HDMI output with HD video playback, a front-facing camera for video chats, and a unique 3 speakers for stereo audio in portrait or landscape mode.
Running on the Android™ Platform, both devices also comes with a built-in IR blaster with universal remote control app for quick access to the entire home theater or nearly any other CE device in the home. VIA Phone and VIA Tablet will be demonstrated at the 2011 CES this week.