Verizon Ellipsis 10 news: High definition outputs promised; 24-month payment scheme offered

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After being in the rumor mill, Verizon finally launched its newest tablet, the Verizon Ellipsis 10.

The tablet comes with a 10-inch display that has 1920×1200 pixel resolution. This gives the new device a bigger screen compared to the 7-inch and 8-inch tablets released in 2013 and 2014, respectively. Verizon promises that Ellipsis 10 will give high definition outputs for the users especially for games, movies, photos, and videos. Aside from this, it also boasts a smart amp sound technology and stereo speakers for improved sound output.

Under the hood, the tablet is powered by a quad-core processor, most likely Qualcomm Snapdragon 400, along with 1GB RAM and 16GB internal storage that can be expanded up to 32GB through a microSD. For its camera, the rear shooter is 5 megapixels, while the front shooter is 2 megapixels. It comes with a hefty battery capacity of 9,100 mAh that can be used for up to 25 hours. The Ellipsis 10 comes with Android 5.1 out of the box, sports an anti-fingerprint coating to prevent smudges, and is 4G LTE ready.

Verizon also released another tablet, Verizon Ellipsis Kids, which is especially designed for children. It comes with education professional-approved applications and games, as well as customizable, interactive, and colorful contents that guarantee a fun, kid-friendly learning environment. Moreover, parents can access dashboards that monitor the progress of their child. The tablet is equipped with an 8-inch display screen that has 720×1080 pixel resolution. Likewise, the Ellipsis Kids has a rubber bumper to prevent breakage in case it gets dropped. Although designed for kids, it can also be used by an adult.

Sold exclusively at Verizon, the Ellipsis 10 tablet costs $199.99 for a two-year contract and $299.99 upfront. Verizon gives buyers an option to pay up to two years for $12.49 per month. Existing subscribers can add $10 per month to get the tablet. On the other hand, the Verizon Ellipsis Kids costs $79.99 for a two-year contract which can be paid in 24 months at $10.41 per month.