SINGAPORE - Samsung has announced the launch of the Galaxy Tab 3 Kids, a tablet built specifically for children with pre-installed educational apps and extra safety features, including a Kids Grip Cover Kit with a child friendly grip and multiple stand options and an easy-to-grip C Pen.
"Nowadays, kids are using technology more than ever before, for play and for learning," said Irene Ng, Vice-President, Marketing, Samsung Asia Pte Ltd. "We identified the need for kids to have better learning tools so we created a device just for kids that provide them with an intuitive, fun and kid-friendly user experience filled with rich, interactive and educational content that also lets parents share and participate in the learning journey."
Apps included with the Galaxy Tab 3 Kids include:
- Toca Hair Salon 2
- Pettson's Inventions 2
- Kids WORLD
- Farm 123
- Skoolbo Core Skills
The Galaxy Tab 3 Kids also includes a Time Manager feature that allows parents to set specific time periods for use. When the designated use time is up, a password protected lock screen appears, requiring a parent or adult to enter the password to unlock the device. The device also includes a Standard Mode that turns the tablet into a normal tablet for parents to use.
The device is armed with a 1.2GHz dual core processor, 1GB RAM, 3.2 megapixel front-facing camera and 1.3 megapixel rear-facing camera, is available at $388 at Toys"R"Us, Popular book stores, major consumer electronics and IT stores, and Samsung Experience Stores.
Visit Hardware Zone for more stories.