UK mobile network Orange has launched the Tahiti, its first own-brand Google Android tablet PC.

The 7in tablet PC, which is powered by a Qualcomm 8260 Dual Core 1.2GHz processor and runs Google Android Honeycomb, is priced at £69.99 when taken with a £25 per month two-year tariff that offers up to 1Gbps of any-time data each month, as well as 1Gbps of Quiet Time data which applies between midnight and 4am and unlimited Wi-Fi access. The tablet PC, which features a slate black and silver finish, also offers both Wi-Fi and 3G connectivity.

The 390g Orange Tahiti is 10.5mm thick and has 512MB of memory along with 8GB of storage space, a 5Mp camera, access to apps via Google's Android Market and support for Adobe Flash. Furthermore, it also benefits from a light sensor, gravity sensor, AGPS and eCompass

Alternatively, the tablet PC is also available for free as part of a Connected 24-month plan with the San Francisco II handset for £41 per month. As well as the handset, the Connected 24 plan also offer 2GB of anytime data allowance, unlimited Wi-Fi hotspot access (subject to fair usage) that can be sued across both devices, 200 anytime call minutes and unlimited texts.

"We're pleased to be expanding our portfolio of own-brand devices into tablets for the first time," said Paul Jevons, Director of Products and Devices, Everything Everywhere.

"The Tahiti is a stylish, lightweight device with a great quality screen, which we believe really does offer great value innovation and will help customers to get the most out of their multimedia content whilst on the go".