Verizon Ellipsis 7 QMV7B (verizon-qmv7b)

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Verizon (Quanta) Verizon Ellipsis 7 QMV7B
Picture from the Verizon website
Picture from the Verizon website
Manufacturer Verizon (Quanta)
Name Verizon Ellipsis 7 QMV7B
Codename verizon-qmv7b
Released 2013
Category testing
Original software Android
Original version 4.2.2
Extended version 4.4.2
Hardware
Chipset Mediatek MT8389
CPU Cortex-A7
GPU PowerVR SGX 544 MP
Display 1280x800 IPS
Storage 8 GB
Memory 1 GB
Architecture ARMv7
Type tablet
This device is marked as not booting.
Status: No way to flash safely
Features
USB Networking
Touchscreen
Display
WiFi
FDE
Mainline
Battery
3D Acceleration
Audio
Bluetooth
Camera
GPS
Mobile data
Internal storage
SMS
Calls
USB OTG
NFC
Sensors
Accelerometer
Magnetometer
Ambient Light
Hall Effect
Misc
Built-in DVB
Camera Flash
Keyboard
Ir RX
Stylus
Memory Card
Haptics
Ethernet
FOSS bootloader


All information here applies to the last revision of the board, QMV7B.

Software

The U-Boot or Linux sources are not available for either the QMV7A or the QMV7B, which violates GNU GPL.

Information from Android 4.4.2 settings:

  • Kernel Version: 3.4.67, wormboss@midgard #1, Fri Dec 26 13:41:13 CST 2014
  • Build Number: ALPS.KK1.MP5.V1
  • SW Version: MV7B_41D37_442
  • HW Version: D3A

Hardware

Battery: 4,000 MAh "McNair" branded Li-ion battery

UART

Logging through UART is disabled in kernel cmdline by default:
root@QMV7A:/ # cat /proc/cmdline
console=ttyMT3,921600n1 vmalloc=496M slub_max_order=0 lcm=1-nt35521_n070icn_gb1 fps=6592 lcm_type=1 pl_t=3616 lk_t=1584 printk.disable_uart=1 boot_reason=0


UART is exposed here:
QMV7B UART.jpg

See also