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ViewSonic Launches The World’s First Displays With iPod® Support


19- and 22-inch Widescreens Expand Versatility, Convenience and Style

NEW YORK, Oct. 11, 2006 – ViewSonic® Corp. redefined desktop display options for consumers today with the launch of its ViewDock™ VX1945wm and VX2245wm LCDs - the world’s first “Made for iPod®” desktop displays.1 The widescreen displays deliver a new dimension in connectivity, versatility and multimedia entertainment to enhance users’ digital lifestyles.

The 19-inch VX1945wm and 22-inch VX2245wm blend ViewSonic’s award-winning LCD technology with new consumer entertainment and connectivity options to offer more ways to experience digital video, music and photos. The ViewDock Series incorporates an iPod docking station, four USB 2.0 ports, an 8-in-1 card reader, a microphone, stereo speakers and a subwoofer in an ultra-stylish silver and high gloss black widescreen display. With the new consumer display line, ViewSonic not only offers millions of users a new dimension in expanded audio and video entertainment, but the opportunity to clean up and simplify their digital desktop as well.

“As a display leader, ViewSonic is constantly finding new ways to bring consumers greater simplicity and convenience to their digital lifestyle,” said Jeff Volpe , vice president of marketing, ViewSonic Americas. ”In addition to providing the performance people expect from ViewSonic, our ViewDock displays offer innovative options, such as the integrated iPod dock, to allow consumers to easily make the most of their digital devices, content and desktop real estate.”

At affordable estimated street prices of $329 and $449 respectively, the VX1945wm and VX2245wm offer expanded connectivity through a sleek integrated base station. The ViewDock Series also features excellent front-of-screen performance, including ClearMotivTM technology, ultra-fast 5ms response times and 700:1 (typ) contrast ratio to get the most out of fast action games, downloaded video content and full-length movies. Both displays have a wide, 16:10 aspect ratio with the VX2245wm featuring a 1680x1050 resolution and a 1440x900 resolution is available on the VX1945wm. In addition, 2x2.5-watt stereo speakers and a 1x3-watt subwoofer provide rich quality sound, while OptiSync® technology supports rich visuals through multiple inputs, including direct DVI signals for optimum source-to-display synchronization and compatibility with a variety of video sources.

Compliant with the strictest safety and environmental standards, including ENERGY STAR®, the VX1945wm and VX2245wm are available through authorized ViewSonic retailers, resellers, distributors and mail order. The displays are backed by a three-year limited warranty on parts, labor and backlight and are eligible for ViewSonic’s optional Express Exchange® program, which guarantees a replacement monitor within 48 hours, where service is available. ViewSonic offers 24-hour, toll-free technical support, seven days a week, excluding major U.S. holidays. For more information and images of the new displays, please visit or call 800.888.8583.
About ViewSonic

ViewSonic® Corp., a worldwide leader in visual display products, offers comprehensive display solutions for today’s business, education and consumer electronics markets. The company’s products have won more than 2,000 awards globally from independent publications and organizations.

Headquartered in Walnut, Calif. , ViewSonic was founded in 1987 and is a privately held corporation. ViewSonic offers toll-free technical support, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, excluding major U.S. and Canadian holidays. For further information, please contact ViewSonic Corp. at tel: 800.888.8583 or 909.869.7976; fax: 909.468.3736; or

Forward-looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements, including all statements relating to the performance expectations of ViewSonic products, business opportunities or financial performance. These statements are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to be materially different than expectations. Such risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, ViewSonic’s dependence on third-party manufacturers; its need to maintain and expand its sales channels; market acceptance of ViewSonic’s products; general industry trends, including cyclical trends in the PC and visual display industries; and the impact of competitive products and pricing alternatives. Investors are advised to read ViewSonic’s Form 10 filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, particularly the section entitled “Factors that May Affect ViewSonic’s Business and Financial Results.”

Undue reliance should not be placed on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date of this press release. All forward-looking statements are qualified in their entirety by this cautionary statement, and ViewSonic undertakes no obligation to revise or update any forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof.


1 Made for iPod" means that an electronic accessory has been designed specifically to connect to iPod and has been certified by the developer to meet Apple performance standards.

iPod is a trademark of Apple Computer, Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.

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Specifications and pricing subject to change without notice. Selections, offers and programs may vary by country; see your ViewSonic representative for complete details. Prices in U.S. dollars.


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