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ViewSonic ViewPhone 5e

Feb 24, 2012
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The ViewSonic ViewPhone 5e is an Android ICS running handset with 2 SIM card slots and a 5" screen with 480x800 pixels of resolution.

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  • Device type:
    • Smart phone
  • OS:
    • Android (4.0)
  • Form factor:
    • Candybar


  • Physical size:
    • 5.0 inches
  • Resolution:
    • 480 x 800 pixels
  • Pixel density:

    Pixel density - The pixel density of a display represents the number of pixels over an area of one inch. It’s measured in “pixels per inch”, or ppi. The higher the number, the more detailed and good-looking the display is.

    • 187 ppi
  • Touchscreen:
      • Capacitive, Multi-touch
  • Features:
    • Proximity sensor


  • Camera:
      • Yes
    • Features:
      • Geo tagging
  • Camcorder:
      • Yes


  • Graphics processor:
      • Yes


  • Music player:
    • Filter by:
      • Album, Artist, Playlists
    • Features:
      • Album art cover, Background playback
  • Video playback:
    • Supported formats:
      • MPEG4
  • YouTube player:
    • Yes

Internet browsing

  • Browser:
    • supports:
      • HTML
  • Built-in online services support:
    • YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+


  • GSM:
    • 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
  • Data:
    • HSPA (unspecified), UMTS, EDGE, GPRS
  • Multiple SIM cards:
      • 2 slots
  • Positioning:

    Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. There are three main types: GPS, A-GPS and GLONASS. GPS - This is one of the most widespread global positioning technologies, developed and maintained by the U.S. government. It uses satellites in order to detect your location. Works best in clear weather. A-GPS - A-GPS stands for Assisted GPS and is the industry standard for positioning and navigation. “Assisted” means that it can use local wireless networks, in addition to satellites, for quicker and more precise localization. GLONASS - GLONASS is a global positioning system, developed by the Russian Federation. It’s very similar to GPS, but isn’t so popular in cell phones.

    • GPS
  • Navigation:
    • Yes

Phone features

  • Phonebook:
    • Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID
  • Organizer:
    • Calendar, Alarm, Calculator
  • Messaging:
    • SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input
  • E-mail:
      • Yes
  • Instant Messaging:
      • Hangouts / Google Talk
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  • Bluetooth:
      • Yes
  • Wi-Fi:
      • Yes
  • USB:
      • USB 2.0
    • Connector:
      • microUSB
    • Features:
      • Mass storage device, USB charging
  • Headphones connector:
    • 3.5mm
  • Charging connector:
    • microUSB
  • Other:
    • Computer sync, OTA sync

Other features

  • Notifications:
    • Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
  • Sensors:
      • Accelerometer
    • Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording


  • Officially announced:
    • 24 Feb 2012
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