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Verizon begins selling its own branded 7-inch tablet

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 06 Nov 2013 22:05 User comments (2)

Verizon begins selling its own branded 7-inch tablet Verizon has launched its own branded tablet, following a few weeks of leaks and speculation.
The Ellipsis 7 is based on Android and has low-end specs compared to newer devices.

Ellipsis 7 tablets have a 1280 x 800, 7-inch IPS display, 8GB of storage, 1GB of RAM, and a 1.2GHz quad-core processor. Additionally, the device has LTE connectivity and a front-side camera and runs on a near-stock Android 4.2.

The device goes on sale tomorrow, November 7th for $249.99 off-contract, which is pricier than the Nexus 7, which boasts much nicer specs.

One notable feature, is the addition of Verizon Messages. The carrier says the service allows "users to send and receive text messages from their tablet. And with the most recent app update, users can send customized photos with collages for a more personal messaging experience."

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2 user comments

17.11.2013 14:26

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One notable feature, is the addition of Verizon Messages.
Not notable. Verizon Messages is available on Google Play (for Android) and the iTunes Store (for iOS).
This message has been edited since its posting. Latest edit was made on 07 Nov 2013 @ 14:27

27.11.2013 16:02

Yet another corporation utterly fails at pricing their product, with only greed to blame. Do they honestly believe no one does any research before buying stuff? Or that the Verizon name is particularly loved by consumers?

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