Samsung has launched a new Android tablet, the Galaxy Tab 3 Kids, a variant of the Galaxy Tab 3 tablet targeted at children.
Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Kids features a 7-inch WSVGA display with 1024x600
pixels resolution and a pixel density of 170ppi. The new tablet for
kids is powered by a 1.2GHz dual-core processor paired with 1GB of RAM.
It runs Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. The tablet features dual cameras, a
3-megapixel rear camera and a 1.3-megapixel front-facing camera.
Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi Direct and
Micro-USB. It features 8GB of internal storage which can be further
expanded up to 32GB. It also includes a 4000mAh battery. The tablet
measures 111.1x188x9.9mm and weighs 302 grams. The tablet will be
available in only one colour variant, Yellow.
Commenting on the
launch, JK Shin, CEO and Head of IT and Mobile Communication, Samsung
Electronics said, "It's no secret that kids are using technology more
than ever before. We saw an opportunity to create a device just for kids
that provides them with an intuitive, fun and kid-friendly user
experience filled with rich, interactive and educational content that
parents will love."
The Samsung GALAXY Tab 3 Kids comes pre-loaded
with children's apps and the company's new Kid's Store. The tablet also
includes an Application Manager that offers parents the ability to
select apps for kids to access. The Tab also has a Time Management
feature that allows parents to set specific time periods for device
usage for their kids.
The company is offering a Kids case that
features a kid-friendly grip and multiple stand options with the latest
Tab 3 for kids. The case comes equipped with C-Pen, a stylus.
Samsung GALAXY Tab 3 Kids will be available in Korea starting early
September and will subsequently be available across China, Europe, U.S.,
Africa, South America and South East Asia. Samsung has not revealed the
pricing for the new tablet, yet. The company notes that the
availability of applications through Kids Samsung Apps will vary by
Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Kids key specifications
- 7-inch WSVGA display with 1024x600 pixels resolution and a pixel density of 170ppi
- 1.2GHz dual-core processor
- 1GB RAM
- 8GB of internal storage, expandable up to 32GB via microSD card
- 3-megapixel rear camera
- 1.3-megapixel front facing camera
- 4000mAh battery
- Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean)
- Weight: 302 grams