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EE launches own-brand 4G ‘Eagle’ tablet for £199


Something told us that when EE unveiled an own-brand smartphone, a tablet wouldn’t be far behind. The UK’s biggest operator today confirmed it’s launching a new 8-inch Android slate, it’s called the Eagle and it’ll set you back £199 on a pay-as-you-go tariff or £49.99 if you sign up to a £15 pay monthly plan. For that, you’ll get 1.6GHz quad-core processor, 1GB of RAM, 16GB internal storage and a 5-megapixel rear camera. EE says it offers “specifications and features traditionally associated with more expensive devices,” but you might know it as a rebranded version of the Huawei MediaPad M1 8.0. While Tesco’s Hudl commands only a £119 price tag, it lacks mobile connectivity. Google’s Nexus 7 does offer LTE, but that’ll cost you £299.

The Eagle isn’t the only avian-themed device EE is unveiling today: there’s also the Buzzard, a £49.99 plug-and-play 4G MiFi designed specifically for your car that’ll let you add up to 10 connections; the Kite, a £69.99 MiFi for business users; and the Osprey, a slightly cheaper 4G WiFi unit designed for younger customers. All of the carrier’s new devices will be available from May 28th — we expect to get an Eagle in our possession, so keep an eye out for our full review in the near future.


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