Samsung, after contributing the curved screen and dual screen to the smartphone market, is now planning to target kids by launching the Galaxy Tab 3 for them.
The tablet, announced back in August, has specially been designed for the kids and comes in vibrant colours and children-friendly user interface. The Korean tech firm has revealed that the device will be available in US stores starting 10 Nov. However, the pre-orders of the tablet will start by 1 Nov.
It has been noted that Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Kids is similar to that of Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 along with a healthy suite of parental controls. The device also comes with a protective bumper case.
Some of the highlights for the Galaxy Tab 3 Kids are as follows:
Special Kids interface: The user interface given in the tab enables a child to easily access games and other applications.
Kid-Friendly Games: Some of the games included in Tab are Toca Train, Wipeout, Fruit Ninja, Disney's Toy Story: Smash It!, Where's my Perry and more.
Educational Apps: A child can learn English alphabets and numbers with the help of several educational apps such as I Learn with Ocean, Dolphin Reader, Inventions 2 and Kids Planet Discovery.
Camera: The camera features interactive settings for kids along with some added stickers and costumes to photos.
Parental Controls: Parents can now manage the contents that will be accessed by children and for how long a child should use the tablet at one time. The standard mode and kids mode can be changed with a PIN lock system, reports Phandroid.
Some of the specifications of the Galaxy Tab 3 Kids include:
-7in display with 1024 x 600 pixel resolution and 170ppi pixel density
-Android 4.1 Jelly Bean OS with 1.2GHz dual-core processor
-1GB RAM and 8GB of in-built storage, along with microSD card support of up to 32GB.
-3 megapixel rear and 1.3 front facing camera.
-4000mAh Li-Ion battery capacity.
The Galaxy Tab 3 Kids comes with $10 credit for the purchase of applications, books, movies and music from Google Play Store, along with free one year of Wi-Fi access with Boingo Mobile, two years of 50GB Dropbox storage and others, according to AndroidOS.
The tab will set back buyers by $229.99 (Rs 14,000)
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