Verizon Ellipsis 10 is unveiled: 10.1-inch display, 9100mAh battery, priced at $199.99 on contract

Verizon Ellipsis 10 is unveiled: 10.1-inch display, 9100mAh battery, priced at $199.99 on contract
Last month, tipster Evan Blass leaked out the Verizon Ellipsis 10, the latest tablet in Big Red's Ellipsis line. Today, the slate has been officially unveiled by the carrier. It comes one week after a special Ellipsis model for kids was introduced. The Ellipsis 10 features a 10.1-inch display, with a 1200 x 1920 resolution. That works out to a pixel density of 224ppi.

Most likely the majority of Verizon's customers don't care about things like chipsets and CPUs, which is why this spec isn't mentioned in the release. So we can turn back to Blass' original tweet to learn that there will be a quad-core 1.5Gz CPU under the hood, along with 1GB of RAM. The tablet is equipped with 16GB of expandable storage, although the microSD slot has just a 32GB capacity.

A 5MP snapper adorns the back, while on front there is a 2MP camera for selfies, and video chats. A huge 9100mAh battery, the largest on any 4G LTE enabled tablet Verizon sells, provides 25 hours of normal usage. Android 5.1 is pre-installed. The tablet comes with an oleophobic coating to prevent fingerprints from marking up the whole device, and the back is made with soft-touch.

Including the new Kids model, this is the fourth Ellipsis tablet offered by Verizon after the Ellipsis 7 and Ellipsis 8. The Ellipsis 10 will cost $199.99 with a signed two-year pact. Or, you can pay $12.49 for 24 months. Subscribers on the Verizon plan can add the tablet for just $10 a month.

The Verizon Ellipsis Kids tablet is available today from Verizon, priced at $79.99 with a two-year contract. Or, customers can purchase the tablet for $10.41 a month for 24 months. The device features an 8-inch screen with a 720 x 1280 resolution. It comes with a 5000mAh battery, and a special rubber bumper to protect it from drops. A dashboard for parents is included, so that they can measure their kids' educational progress, and buyers receive a free Zoodles Kid Mode premium subscription. Powered by Android, and 4G LTE enabled, this device can also be used as a regular tablet by grown-ups.


source: Verizon (1), (2) via AndroidCentral

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4 Comments

1. bdclark

Posts: 13; Member since: Aug 01, 2012

If it's anything like the Ellipsis 7 was, be prepared for Verizon to quickly forget about it when it comes to OS updates.

2. DeusExCellula

Posts: 1390; Member since: Oct 05, 2014

i wonder how many hours it takes to charge...

3. shahrooz

Posts: 792; Member since: Sep 17, 2013

lol they can even destroy their own device with their logo.

4. rdaex

Posts: 152; Member since: Oct 24, 2012

These things are absolutely awful.

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