Taiwan market: 7-Eleven Launches 7-inch Tablet, 50-inch Connected LCD TV through Cooperation with Foxconn

Mumbai / Bangalore – October 9, 2013

President Chain Store, the operator of 7-Eleven in Taiwan, on October 1

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 said it hopes to sell 3,000 tablets a month for a market share of 5% in Taiwan, adding it will continue to cooperate with Foxconn to launch 5-10 products, including smartphones, notebooks, desktops and portable LCD TVs, by the end of 2013.

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

About Foxconn

Foxconn was established in 1974 and has grown to become the largest ODM in the world with nearly 1,000,000 employees and revenues in excess of USD 100 billion. Foxconn’s customer base includes many famous brands in computing, communications and consumer electronics, for example; Apple, Cisco, Dell, HP, Nokia and Sony. With expertise in design and manufacturing, Foxconn’s Channel Division is able to bring barebones and component products to channel customers around the globe, giving them the freedom to create their own solutions. To learn more, visit: www.foxconnchannel.com