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Some Verizon Ellipsis 7 Owners Report Boot Loops After KitKat Over-The-Air Update

The Verizon Ellipsis 7 is probably not the first choice for tablets among Android Police readers. It's a low-end, whitebox tablet from some no-name OEM that Verizon has rebranded in order to create a product that could sit at the very bottom of its tablet lineup. Even so, those people who did buy an Ellipsis 7 (or got one for free in various packaged promotions) were probably quite happy to see the KitKat update come in a couple of weeks ago..

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Verizon Ellipsis 8 Receives OTA Update, Just In Case You Bought One For Some Reason

We previously provided you with an in-depth, totally true* report on the origins of the Verizon Ellipsis 8, thanks to the efforts of dedicated Android Police writer Michael Crider. It was pretty clear from the hard-hitting coverage, if I may be so bold as to toot our own horn a second time, that this was an overpriced, no-name tablet that nerds and disinterested folks alike would be better off not spending their money on.

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Verizon's Ellipsis 7 Getting Pretty Big OTA Update, Brings Improved Data Connectivity, Better Battery Life, And More

If you were one of the four, maybe five people who picked up Verizon's self-branded Ellipsis tablet, then a journey to the settings menu is probably in order. Why? Because Big Red is sending an OTA to the device that brings a handful of useful changes. Here's a look at the changelog:


  • Verizon 4G LTE data connectivity 
  • Mobile Hotspot User Experience and Connectivity 
  • Wireless connectivity 
  • Image quality when using the camera 
  • Battery life 
  • SIM Card Activation experience improvements 
  • Added support for Prepaid Plans 
  • Added feature to allow editing of the APN name for Private IP 
  • Option to configure camera to store photos and videos on an external SD card that can be purchased separately. 
  • Added option for end users to move all applications to tablet space manually except for the preloaded apps. 
  • Improved the UI notification for low memory condition


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