Philadelphia - Stream TV Networks is preparing to launch a mobile tablet with a 7-inch screen that runs on Android OS.
The unit is 8.2 inches by 4.8 inches, and Stream TV claims the eLocity A7 tablet is more portable than the iPad. Stream TV will be working with leading national online retailers to offer the A7 tablet for pre-order starting Aug. 24, when the product will be officially unveiled, the company said.
Running the Android operating system, the eLocity A7 offers access to a wide range of mobile apps and a higher degree of compatibility with common office software than products running competing operating systems, the company said.
The eLocity A7 is also designed to handle video viewing and gaming, integrating high-end display and graphics technology. The eLocity A7's detailed technical specifications will be made public at the time of official launch on Aug. 24.
CEO Mathu Rajan of Stream TV commented, "We look forward to the launch of the eLocity A7 tablet, which provides a cutting-edge solution to meet the needs of technology enthusiasts with a beautiful, versatile and affordable device. We believe we have created a worthy competitor to the iPad."
The introduction of the eLocity A7 tablet is the first step in Stream TV's strategic growth plan to bring to market innovative products featuring state-of-the-art technology designed to transform consumer communications and a digital lifestyle, the company said.