Mobile network EE is continuing its onslaught of own-brand devices with a new 4G-enabled Android tablet. Here's what you need to know about the EE Harrier Tab including release date, price and specs. See also: Best tablets 2015.

Sharon Meadows, Director of Devices, EE said: "Like its smaller siblings, we've made sure the Harrier Tab features an impressive spec at an easily affordable price point for consumers and businesses alike. When paired with our superfast 4G network, it really does offer one of the best tablet experiences on the market and is the ideal device for work, study or downtime."

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EE Harrier Tab: Release date and price

Unlike a lot of new device launches, the EE Harrier Tab is available immediately and plans start at £13 per month with an upfront cost of £149 and 10GB of data allowance. The tablet is free according to EE (although the online shop says £29 one-off fee) if you opt for the £18 per month 2-year contract which comes with 10GB of data every month and includes EE's Double Speed 4G.

If you don't want a contract you can get the Harrier Tab for a one-off payment of £199 on a Pay As You Go basis.

There are also price plans for small and large businesses. Check EE's shop for more details on prices and available plans.

EE Harrier Tab: Specs and features

With a similar design and style as the EE Harrier smartphone, the Harrier Tab's headline features are the Android 5.0 Lollipop operating system and Cat 4 LTE connectivity for 4G on-the-go and a theoretical download speed of 150Mbps. Also see: Best cheap 4G phones

The device also offers a Qualcomm 1.5GHz octa-core processor which is 64-bit, 8in Full HD display and an 8Mp rear facing camera. Further specs include 2GB of RAM, 16GB of internal memory and a microSD card slot for adding more.

You'll also get a 4650mAh battery and the device is 338g and 8.5mm so might give some big names a run for their money. See below for full specs:

•    OS: Android 5.0 Lollipop
•    Processor: Qualcomm 1.5GHz octa-core 64-bit
•    Screen: 8in Full HD (1080 x 1920)
•    Memory: 2GB RAM
•    Storage: 16GB, microSD card slot
•    Cameras: 8Mp rear, 2Mp front
•    Battery: 4650mAh
•    Connectivity: Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Cat 4 4G LTE
•    Dimensions: 124x213x8.5mm, 338g