Lexibook is bringing its Android kiddy-tablet to the U.S. on September 15th. The French educational devices maker did not divulge the specs of the $237 slate, other than saying that the new tablets would be available nationwide with previews at Toys R Us stores, would have a high definition tactile screen, a kid friendly interface, a camera with photo editing software, and high-speed Wi-Fi connection.
What Else You Need To Know:
- Lexibook said the tablet has built-in apps tailored for toddlers to pre-teens, including School Zone apps, 200 pre-loaded e-books, 25 games, and 52 discovery activities, as well as access to the Lexibook Market, which has 10,000 apps for kids.
- Lexibook tablets currently available in Europe have a pre-installed Android Froyo operating system, a seven-inch display, 600MHz processor, 256MB RAM, 4GB storage (expandable to 16GB with an microSD card), parental controls and 802.11 b/g WiFi.
Running Android (version unknown), the Lexibook tablet comes with all the features that any kid’s tablet should have which includes built-in parental controls that will allow the parents to keep a tab on what their little ones are up to in the virtual world.- Sovan Mandal, Good E-Reader
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It's not talking specs or price, but we're expecting it to be close to the Lexibook First currently available in Europe.
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If you’re looking for a tablet for your kid, you may just want to give the Lexibook slate a try.
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Lexibook Tablet For Kids To Reach US Sept 15
Kids will also get to watch videos and listen to music on the tablet or play games. The idea is to let the current breed of tech savvy children have a device that can be as much of fun and games as it will be for study.