After targeting elders, Samsung is now set its plan for kids too. In this regard, Samsung recently announced its Galaxy Tab 3 Kids. Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Kids is the first-ever Android tablet by the company which is especially designed for kids. The Galaxy Tab 3 Kids tablet is bundled with educational tools as well as it has safety features which are the primary requirement of parents.
On announcing Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Kids, JK Shin, Mobile Communication Head at 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, kid-friendly user experience filled with rich, interactive and educational content that parents will love.”
Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Kids claimed to have several top ranked kid’s apps and a brand new Kid’s Store for downloading additional educational, games, entertainment and e-book apps. On the other side, parents can restrict the access of installed apps by going through the Application Manager.
The tablet has Time Management feature which allows parents to set specific time for using the tablet and when the designated time overs, a password protected lock screen appears that requires a parent or adult to enter the password to unlock the device. Samsung is also offering a Kids Case along with the tablet which provides better grip and multiple stand options. The case comes with an easy-to-grip ‘C Pen’ which will provide an option to easily draw contents.
On the specifications part, Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Kids features a 7-inch TFT display with 1024 x 600 pixels (WSVGA) resolution. The tablet is powered by a 1.2GHz dual-core processor along with, there is 1GB of RAM and 8GB internal storage which is also further expandable using a microSD card of up to 32GB storage. There is a 1.3-megapixel camera available on the front and in terms of connectivity, the tablet has Bluetooth 3.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, A-GPS and a microUSB port. The tablet runs on Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) operating system out of the box and packs with a 4000mAh battery.
Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Kids will first reach the Korean market in early September and thereafter, it will reach China, Europe, US, Africa, South America and South East Asia. The pricing information is yet to be revealed.