7-Eleven Foxconn Launch 7-inch Tablet, 50-inch Connected LCD TV

7-Eleven through the cooperation of Foxconn Launched in taiwan market a 7-inch Tablet and a 50-inch Connected LCD TV.

President Chain Store, the operator of 7-Eleven in Taiwan, recently unveiled a 7-inch tablet and multimedia sharing device enabling wireless transfer of video from smartphones, tablets and notebooks to LCD TVs for launch in the Taiwan market at a combination price of NT$6,990 (US$235) as well as a 50-inch connected LCD TV at a retail price of NT$19,999. The three devices are developed and produced by Foxconn Electronics.

The tablet features a Marvell-developed ARM quad-core processor, 7-inch 1280 by 800 IPS touch screen, 1GB RAM and 16GB ROM, 5-megapixel rear camera and a 2-megapixel front camera, and weighs 310g.

President China Store hopes to sell 3,000 tablets a month for a market share of 5% in Taiwan. The Store hopes to keep cooperating with Foxconn to launch 5-10 products, including smartphones, notebooks, desktops and portable LCD TVs, by the end of 2013.

Notably, President Chain Store launched a 60-inch Foxconn-produced LCD TV in July 2013 and sold 15,000 units in the first three months.

It is interesting to see Foxconn's first independent steps. Foxconn will have to work efficiently to shed the tag of Apple's contract manufacturer at Taiwan and China. --------

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